Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/16/12
There was plenty to talk about this past weekend for the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. Perhaps the biggest storyline was the Giants knocking off the defending champion Packers Sunday night, 37-20. At the start of the Playoffs, most people were sure that the Packers would make a back-to-back Super Bowl appearance. Another shocking game came one day earlier, when the 49ers managed to hold on to upset the Saints, after letting a 17-3 lead at one point shrink to a 36-32 victory. It is incredible to see how Jim Harbaugh has followed in his brother's footsteps, because like John before him, he turned a former sub-.500 team to a formidable playoff force, one win away from a Super Bowl appearance. John Harbaugh did the same in 2008 with the Ravens, who made it to the AFC Championship at Pittsburgh, finishing the regular season 11-5, after coming off a disappointing 5-11 season the year before. The Patriots ran away from the Broncos, having a record-setting day, and winning 45-1...
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