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AFC Divisional Round Preview
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AFC Divisional Round Preview

You cannot deny Brady-Manning XIV, for it is your destiny.

28 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2013, 4:51pm by LionInAZ
AFC Wild Card Preview
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AFC Wild Card Preview

Our previews of the AFC wild card games are jam-packed with stats as always, showing just how the Bengals got hot, the Texans got cold, and the Colts got #chuckstrong.

11 comments, Last at 13 Mar 2013, 6:55am by College Football Picks
NFC Wild Card Preview
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NFC Wild Card Preview

Can the Seahawks defense upstage the oft-discussed Russell Wilson-Robert Griffin duel? Are the Vikings "built" to beat the Packers?

9 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2013, 1:11am by ptp
Super Bowl XLVI Preview
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Super Bowl XLVI Preview

Aaron Schatz pores over all the FO stats to break down Sunday's matchups. Do they agree with the oddsmakers and lean Patriots, or do they agree with the general public and lean Giants?

218 comments, Last at 23 Apr 2013, 10:56pm by Brian Ruddy
NFC Conference Championship Preview
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NFC Conference Championship Preview

Last time these teams played, the Giants tried to run the ball against the league's best run defense, and the 49ers flipped conventional wisdom on its head and passed with impunity. What will happen in the rematch?

54 comments, Last at 22 Jan 2012, 2:18pm by Rick22
AFC Conference Championship Preview
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AFC Conference Championship Preview

Our in-depth preview of all the matchups in the AFC Conference championship also includes a look at whether the Ravens' record of "playing to the level of their opponents" means anything.

56 comments, Last at 22 Jan 2012, 6:40pm by Sid
NFC Divisional Round Preview
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NFC Divisional Round Preview

San Francisco battles New Orleans in a clash of styles. Green Bay battles the New York Giants in a clash of great passing games. Who will move on to the NFC Championship game?

41 comments, Last at 17 Jan 2012, 11:07am by Eddo
AFC Divisional Round Preview
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AFC Divisional Round Preview

Sure, it's Tebow Time, but it's also Brady Time, Foster Time, and Flacco Time. But is it good Flacco Time or bad Flacco Time? We pull out all our stats to preview the AFC Divisional Round.

37 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2012, 9:42pm by t.d.
NFC Wild Card Preview
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NFC Wild Card Preview

Our big playoff previews return, with heaps of stats that break down this weekend's NFC playoff games.

29 comments, Last at 08 Jan 2012, 4:38pm by Aaron Brooks Good Twin
AFC Wild Card Preview
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AFC Wild Card Preview

Will the quarterback injuries in Houston and Pittsburgh be enough to undo them in the first round?

24 comments, Last at 09 Jan 2012, 7:46pm by Raiderjoe