Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 1/13/12

INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 24: Joe Namath, former Jets quarterback, looks on from the sidelines before the New York Jets take on the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 24, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
NFL Hall of Famer and New York Jets legend Joe Namath will join Yahoo! Sports and the Shutdown Corner Blog during the playoffs to break down the key games, players and moments each weekend. Make sure you like the Official Joe Namath page on Facebook and visit the Broadway Joe site for plenty of other insight and gear from Namath. Wow, what a weekend of playoff football we had — and what a weekend lays ahead my friends. It is interesting to me that three of the four games this weekend feature two teams who met in the regular season. This becomes an interesting issue for six teams this weekend. No matter what the outcome was a couple weeks ago, it might benefit the losing team more. Two of these games saw the teams clash just last month. You take New England hosting the Denver Broncos — I don't know how much it is going to benefit the Patriots in this game. Denver did have a lead on them and played well against one of the best teams in the NFL. This should be a mental edge for the Br...
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