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Football Extra Points:
Which team has the best QB, Green Bay?
The playoffs are here and it's time to analyze the players and teams.
Here's a look at the Quarterbacks in the playoffs and how they stack-up against each other.
#1 - Peyton Manning - After the season Peyton had it's hard not to put him at the top of the list. He has home field, the experience and his team is rolling right now.
#2 - Tom Brady - Brady and the Patriots have a first round bye yet again. The Patriots need their defense to step-up if they want to win the Super Bowl, they don't need to worry about their QB.
#3 - Aaron Rodgers - Rodgers can put up big numbers on offense and that's not their problem. This is another team that needs their defense to step-up
#4 - Matt Ryan - Ryan has his team in position with a first round bye but everyone is waiting to see what they'll do in the playoffs. We'll see next week.
#5 - Matt Schaub - This is probably too high for how Schaub based on h...
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The irony of this, is that it wasn’t like AP needed 80 yards and only got 71 yards. He needed 208 yards and got 199, so it isn’t like the Packers defense did anything to stop him, he just ran out of time.
We will see if the Packers can hold AP under 200 as boldly (not really) predicted by Clay Matthews.
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