Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 12/13/12
The preliminary rounds are over. Fantasy owners have traveled a long and winding road to these fantasy playoffs, the culmination of hours and hours of prep work and highs and lows while embracing their inner fandom. Along the way, owners have eked out narrow wins and crushing losses to two decimal places. None of that matters now. The playoff brackets are set and owners are looking forward to a mighty interesting slate of games for this week. It got started on Thursday night with the Bengals and Eagles. Owners celebrated an early touchdown run or BenJarvus Green-Ellis en route to his 100-yard night. Those who trusted Bryce Brown for a bounce-back effort on a short week weren't as fortunate. The rookie tailback lost another fumble (that was returned for a touchdown) and produced just 34 rushing yards on 16 carries (2.1 yards per carry). After setting the league on fire in Weeks 12 and 13, Brown has generated 40 yards on 28 carries in the past two weeks. Shake it off. There's still ...
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