NFL Wild Card Saturday: Yesterday’s Upset Spells Trouble for Ravens and Eagles

January 9, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Disbelief, shock and surprise.
Those three simple words were the outcome of Saturday's Wild Card round to kick off the 2010 playoffs, as it's fair to say now that not even Marshawn Lynch expected to slice through the New Orleans Saints defense like a warm butter knife late in the fourth quarter.
Here we all stand, though, with another tabloid to fumble over while we make excuses for not picking the Jets and Seahawks to pull off upset victories this weekend.
Why were most folks so naive when it came to the possibility that New York and Seattle could maintain the unthinkable?
Many reasons exist, although the most favorable is the fact that no one expect a 7-9 team to win in convincing fashion.
While you sit down and think up some kind of other brilliant scheme to keep from looking foolish, in the mean time, two other teams have some serious concerns to contemplate over the next 24 hours, as the Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles aren't looking quite so soli...

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