Found July 08, 2012 on Football Nation:
Hope springs eternal with the dawning of a new NFL season on the horizon. We use our imaginations in concocting the perfect storm scenario that will place our team on the world's greatest stage, the NFL Super Bowl. But considering only 2 of 32 teams make it, the calculated odds are a mere 6.25 percent. Assuming for the moment that your team doesn't make it to the big dance, what would be your most desirable matchup otherwise?  My top matchups are gauged toward the league's most important and exciting position - quarterback. The game's evolution - dictated by rule changes favoring a passing game - has created a situation where it is near impossible to win a championship without top quarterback play. So much so that I am listing the matchups by quarterbacks.  1) P. Manning vs. Rodgers        (Broncos vs Packers) 2) P. Manning vs. E. Manning        (Broncos vs Giants) 3) Brady vs. Brees                  (Patriots vs Saints) 4) Brady vs. Rodgers             (Pat

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