NFL Playoffs: Divisonal Round Turned into Revenge Round

January 17, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the NFL's divisional round concluded, it seems more like the winners were avenging previous losses. Each game was a rematch of a regular season matchup.
No matter what game you tuned into this weekend was enormously entertaining. Baltimore versus Pittsburgh featured two hard hitting, smash-mouth football teams. Green Bay versus Atlanta showcased two of the up-and-coming elite NFL quarterbacks, Matt Ryan and Aaron Rodgers. Seattle versus Chicago featured two teams, that at the beginning of the season, no one expected them to be where they were.

Then finally a week of smack talk (in Wes Welker's case, veiled smack talk) culminated in a game that showed the Jets powerful defense versus the Patriots great quarterback, Tom Brady.
The only team that had already avenged their previous loss was Pittsburgh. After a Week 4 loss in Pittsburgh to Baltimore, Pittsburgh beat Baltimore in Week 13 and finally, once again yesterday in comeback fashion, 31-24.
Yet again Pitts...

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