Running back a turnover or a kick return for a touchdown may prove to be the decisive factor in this weekend's divisional games, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Len Pasquarelli analyzes the six NFC playoff teams and answers several key questions, including: Does anybody have a chance against the Pats?
If the Arizona Cardinals claim their first playoff berth since 1998, the switch to the 3-4 defense may be a big reason why, Len Pasquarelli writes in Tip Sheet notes.
Seventeen-year veteran wide receiver Ricky Proehl, signed by the Indianapolis Colts in late November to help compensate for injuries at the position, will retire after Super Bowl XLI on Sunday evening.
The Seahawks on Sunday will be another step closer to fully reassembling an offensive unit ravaged by injuries, when right tackle Sean Locklear returns to the starting lineup.
Mike Holmgreen could face a fine after the NFL said it would look into comments he made about the officiating in Super Bowl XL.
On the eve of Super Bowl XL, Dick LeBeau installed a coverage package that left Matt Hasselbeck scratching his head.
The Steelers struggled on offense throughout the Super Bowl, but found success on three big plays to defeat the Seahawks.
Looking for a sleeper impact player in Super Bowl XL? Len Pasquarelli says it could be Antwan Randle El in his keys to a Steelers win.
The Rooney family is known for its loyalty and Steelers players hope to be able to repay them with a Super Bowl win, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The players don't expect a lack of Super Bowl experience to be a factor once the game starts.
Lofa Tatupu and LeRoy Hill might be rookies, but the two linebackers have played a big part in leading Seattle to the Super Bowl.
Mack Strong of Seattle and Pittsburgh's Dan Kreider don't generate a lot of attention, but are quite adept at moving the crowd.
Bill Curry remembers Ken Whisenhunt's college days and isn't surprised by his success in the NFL.
Len Pasquarelli breaks down five things to look for in Super Bowl XL, including whether Shaun Alexander can solve the Steelers.
Safety play is often overlooked, but each remaining playoff team has a productive and impressive tandem in the secondary.