31 Jan 2005
More from today's attempted takeover of ESPN Page 2, thwarted only by the fact that there are eight -- EIGHT! -- new Page 2 articles today, and the fact that I am not Bill Simmons. This Sunday, we will not only watch the New England Patriots attempt to stake their claim as a great NFL dynasty, we're also going to watch them attempt to complete one of the most dominant playoff runs of all time. Which teams had the greatest marches to the Super Bowl title? Plus, can you name the only team that beat three 12-win teams in one postseason? If the Patriots win this week, they'll become the second.
In an opening week where even the elite teams in college football looked mortal, the SEC had two big surprises in Texas A&M and Georgia defeating their South Carolinian opponents by big scores.