Monday Morning Hangover: Playoff Teams Prove It’s Best to Spend Smart, Not Big

January 4, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When you look across the 12 teams that reached the NFL playoffs, you will see Hall of Fame quarterbacks, up-and-coming quarterbacks, mobile quarterbacks, stationary quarterbacks and backup quarterbacks.
You will see head coaches with Super Bowl rings and head coaches who have never reached the playoffs before.
You will see shutdown cornerbacks, superstar wide receivers, terrible secondaries, terrible receiving corps, teams with great offensive lines, teams with the Seahawks offensive line, teams that enjoyed remarkable good health in 2015 and nine random strangers Bill Belichick found in a bowling alley sharing a huddle with Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski. 
You will see a lot of different types of players, units, coaches and teams. But you know what you will see very, very few of? Splashy, sexy, big-name, big-money offseason acquisitions. This year's playoff teams all have one thing in common: Their home-brewed, carefully developed rosters feature very few players who...

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