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Super Bowl LII Preview
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Super Bowl LII Preview

The Patriots will look to speed things up while the Eagles look to slow things down in a Super Bowl that presents a closer matchup than a Brady-Foles quarterback duel might otherwise suggest.

30 comments, Last at 21 Feb 2018, 9:31pm by Obat Pembesar Penis
AFC Championship Preview 2018
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AFC Championship Preview 2018

To stop Blake Bortles, the Patriots will have to stop throws in the short middle of the field. To stop Tom Brady, the Jaguars will have to get pressure with four even though Brady was among the best QBs in the league under pressure this season.

22 comments, Last at 21 Jan 2018, 4:46pm by Sid
NFC Championship Preview 2018
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NFC Championship Preview 2018

Somebody has to Jeff Hostetler their way into Super Bowl LII. Will it be the Eagles, with a tenacious defense and home-field advantage? Or will it be the Vikings, who've gotten a better performance (and more of it) from backup-turned-MVP candidate Case Keenum?

24 comments, Last at 20 Jan 2018, 10:34pm by MC2
NFC Divisional Round Playoff Preview 2018
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NFC Divisional Round Playoff Preview 2018

Philadelphia is a historic home underdog, but is that underrating the Eagles defense? Or is it the Atlanta defense that needs more respect given recent improvement? Then: Sunday is the matchup between two great and balanced teams. Can New Orleans win in Minnesota?

11 comments, Last at 16 Jan 2018, 2:14pm by Sid
AFC Divisional Round Playoff Preview 2018
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AFC Divisional Round Playoff Preview 2018

On Saturday night, Marcus Mariota and the Titans become the latest team to seek an upset in Foxborough. Sunday morning, Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers look to avenge their worst loss of the season.

27 comments, Last at 14 Jan 2018, 1:56pm by JMM
NFC Wild-Card Playoff Preview 2018
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NFC Wild-Card Playoff Preview 2018

On Saturday night, the Rams play the Falcons for just the second time in the last five years. Then on Sunday, the Saints play the Panthers for the 11th time in the past five years.

7 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2018, 4:04pm by jinman
AFC Wild-Card Playoff Preview 2018
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AFC Wild-Card Playoff Preview 2018

The playoffs begin with the Chiefs and Alex Smith hosting Marcus Mariota and the Titans. Action continues on Sunday, as either the Bills or Jaguars will get their first playoff win in a long, long time.

2 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2018, 3:45am by JoeyHarringtonReigns
Super Bowl LI Preview
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Super Bowl LI Preview

The Falcons try to bring Atlanta its first Lombardi Trophy and its first pro title since 1995. The Brady-Belichick Patriots would mark themselves as the NFL's greatest dynasty with a fifth title. Welcome to Super Bowl LI.

36 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2017, 2:16am by theslothook
NFC Championship Preview 2017
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NFC Championship Preview 2017

"Last team with the ball wins" is a cliche, but sometimes cliches are the best way to get across the central narrative of an important game. If you like great quarterback play, you have to watch the NFC Championship Game.

32 comments, Last at 22 Jan 2017, 1:08pm by medelste
AFC Championship Preview 2017
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AFC Championship Preview 2017

A Super Bowl berth could be decided by the Patriots' ability to contain Le'Veon Bell -- and by Pittsburgh's ability to avoid their usual defensive breakdowns against New England.

41 comments, Last at 23 Jan 2017, 8:21am by dryheat