WILD CARD ROUND
#6 Jacksonville @ #3 Indianapolis: Indy wins the rubber match at home.
#5 Baltimore @ #4 Kansas City: Ravens win on “been here before”.
#6 Philadelphia @ #3 Chicago: Philly has too many playmakers.
#5 New Orleans @ #4 St. Louis: Rematch goes worse for Rams than the first bout.
#5 Baltimore @ #1 New England: Brady destroys in payback for last year’s playoff loss.
#3 Indianapolis @ #2 Pittsburgh: Defense smothers Payton.
#6 Philadelphia @ #1 Atlanta: TV’s slobbering like a choked out dog for this match-up. ATL.
#5 New Orleans @ #2 NY Giants: The best defense wins this one. Saints in a tight one.
#2 Pittsburgh @ #1 New England: Steelers can’t keep up.
#5 New Orleans @ Atlanta: Rubber match will be won on Garrett Hartley’s foot.
SUPER BOWL XLV
New Orleans vs. New England: The best two teams in football match 12- and 10-game winning streaks. The best two coaches in football have two weeks to prepare for each other. The best two quarterbacks in football both have their legacies on the line. In the end, the Saints defense gives Tom Brady Peyton Manning’s “bitter beer” face. Brees throws five touchdowns, zero interceptions for the Super Bowl MVP and the Two Dat!