Arguably the best weekend of the NFL playoffs is the divisional playoff round. That is because teams that were on the bye see their first playoff action, while teams that won last week have a chance to continue their momentum. Many classic games have happened during this round, from the Immaculate Reception to the Chargers Dolphins marathon, to last year’s Saints 49ers thriller. What can we expect this year? Here are my picks.
Baltimore at Denver
This is a battle between the Ravens stifling defence, against the Broncos high-powered offence. This will also be hyped as Ray Lewis vs. Peyton Manning. Two old war horses hoping for one last ring, before they ride off into the sunset. While Lewis has stated this will be his last season, Manning has made no such proclamation, and I’m 99.9% certain that Peyton will return in 2013.
However, it could very well be decided…
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