Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/11/13
Last week’s wildcard weekend saw no underdogs winning in what ended up being four lopsided games. Solid victories came at home for Baltimore, Green Bay, and Houston (yes, I know they only won by six points but they dominated time of possession and never really looked threatened by Cincinnati). Seattle completed the superfecta for the favorites with a road win at Washington. All four favorites not only won but also managed to cover the spread.This week will be different but not in any of the games on Saturday.In the Saturday afternoon game, the new Super Bowl favorites, Denver, should have no problem taking care of business at home against the Ravens. As 9.5-10 point underdogs, it would be a miracle if Joe Flacco manages to find a way to beat a Broncos defense that embarrassed him at home a few weeks ago. Unlike the Ravens’ last opponent, the Broncos should have all their coaches and should have no problem picking Flacco off when he closes his eyes and throws the ball up for grabs ag...
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