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Quick Reads

Conference Championship Quick Reads
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Conference Championship Quick Reads

Peyton Manning leads off this week's Quick Reads with a great AFC Championship performance. Plus: Special "Pistol is not the Wildcat" section!

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DVOA Ratings

DVOA for Conference Championships

Here's a look at DVOA ratings for the AFC and NFC championship games. (Click to read more.)

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Audibles

Audibles at the Line: Conf. Championships
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Audibles at the Line: Conf. Championships

The Jets turn back into a pumpkin, while the Saints and Vikings play "who can hold on to the football," setting the stage for the Manning Family Reunion Bowl.

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Game Previews

NFC Conference Championship Preview
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NFC Conference Championship Preview

If the Saints want to make their first Super Bowl, they'll need to protect Drew Brees against a powerful pass rush and hide their weakness against the run. One of those things is more likely than the other.

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Game Previews

AFC Conference Championship Preview
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AFC Conference Championship Preview

Our AFC preview analyzes Revis-Wayne I, whether Rex Ryan can get any pressure on Peyton Manning, and how Brian Schottenheimer might get Mark Sanchez killed.

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Walkthrough

Walkthrough: Disruption
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Walkthrough: Disruption

You know the Vikings defense can disrupt the Saints running game; Mike Tanier shows just how they will do it. Plus, hearken back to a time when Jets-Colts mattered but the pregame show didn't.

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Scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Warm Fuzzies
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Scramble for the Ball: Warm Fuzzies

Thanks to Sidney Rice, Mike isn't quite as done as we thought. That said, it sure doesn't look good. Fortunately, we have miraculous multi-ethnic furniture to save him.

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Film Room

Cover-3: AFC Championship
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Cover-3: AFC Championship

The Colts come into the AFC Championship showing some brand-new looks and formations. A-gap blitzes? Boot action? As Vince Lombardi once said, "What the hell's going on out there?"

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Quick Reads

Divisional Round Quick Reads
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Divisional Round Quick Reads

This week: Sidney Rice dominates the Cowboys, Drew Brees and Reggie Bush have big days against Arizona, and Shonn Greene delivers the DeShaun Foster Special.

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Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes: January 19, 2010
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The Week in Quotes: January 19, 2010

This week: The Vikings apologize, Brian Schottenheimer gives dad an early Father's Day gift, and Roy Williams complains about targets. Wait, is Roy Williams still in the league?

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