NFL Playoff Predictions: Santonio Holmes and X-Factors for the Divisional Round

January 12, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There is an unbelievable slate of football on the horizon this weekend in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs.
The New England Patriots and New York Jets square off for the third time this season and the loser will have a bitter taste in its mouth throughout the entire offseason.
The Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers go head-to-head in a game of smash-mouth football that will have the winner riding high heading into the AFC Championship.
Which players are going to serve as the X-Factors and hope to guide their team to victory?
New York Jets at New England Patriots
The Jets are likely to have their hands full after a 45-3 shellacking at the hands of the Pats in their last matchup, and head coach Rex Ryan is doing a whole lot of smack talking once again.
With the Patriots looking to stay on the path to the Super Bowl, expect Bill Belichick to fire relentlessly with all sorts of things that the Jets have yet to see.
Mark Sanchez will have to ...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments