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Clark Judge joined Nolan and Matt to discuss the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. The guys first take a look at the Saturday matchups with Clark, including why Seattle has such an advantage at home recently and why the rematch with the Seahawks was such a tough draw for the Saints, even after getting the road win last week in Philly.
Kenny Ducey and Nick Logerfo quickly recap Wild-Card Weekend and then dive into this weekend's playoff matchups. Kevin Clark NFL columnist for the Wall Street Journal joins the guys to analyze the key matchups for every game. Kevin tells the guys why it'll be tough sledding for Andrew Luck in New England and why the Panthers should edge the 49ers.
Kenny Ducey and Mack Rosenberg start the show off disscussing the crazy Week 15 results inculding:Baltimore's win over the Lions powered by Justin Tucker, and the development of Ryan Tannehill in Miami's upset over New England. They also debate if Tony Romo was to blame in the Cowboys collapse against the Packers. NFL writer Clark Judge joins the guys later in the General NFL segment to give his take on the developing AFC and NFC playoff pictures.
Mack Rosenberg and Nolan Silbernagel break down the Jets tough loss in Foxboro and let Jets fans know what they should expect from Geno Smith this year. After the Giants sloppy loss to the Cowboys, the guys tell fans of Big Blue why they shouldn't hit the panic buton yet.
Mike and Kenny look back on the Divisional Round of the playoffs and analyze the upcoming Conference Championships . Kenny tells you why the Falcons won't stop the 49ers and Mike tells you why the Patriots should be a double-diget favorite over the Ravens. Each staff member gives their predictions for both games. Clark Judge gives his take on the championship games and the coaching carousel. Clark also talks about Tom Brady making history and why his past two Super Bowl defeats were not his fault.
Today in sports it’s not easy to achieve success and almost impossible to sustain it. Only a few special teams over the last decade or so have achieved "dynasty" status. In basketball the Lakers won three straight titles from 2000-2002, adding two more in 2009 and 2010. Meanwhile, the Spurs won four Larry O’Brien Trophies during a nine year stretch.