Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/15/12

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots looks on in the first half against the Baltimore Ravens during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Champs of the Game: Tom Brady - Who woulda thunk it? Terrific Tom taking apart the Denver Tebow's defense was almost a foregone conclusion, but no one thought he was gonna blow up like this. 26/34, 363 yards, 6 TD's, and a 137.6 passer rating. He breaks the yards record, passing record, and he punts...all before the 4th quarter! What can this guy not do? Sit on the bench apparently...but more about that later.Aaron Hernandez - Okay so if you cover Gronk, Hernandez will kill you, you cover Hernandez, Gronkowski will kill you; but what happens if you put Hernandez in the backfield...whaaa. While Gronk gets the limelight (and should after spending some time with Bibi Jones), Hernandez averaged 13.8 yards a pass and 12.2 yards a rush...A RUSH PEOPLE! Without getting too technical, putting Hernandez into the backfield creates a matchup nightmare for teams who don't know who to put on the field.Bill Belichick and Crew - What a game plan! 35-7 after the first half even with giving up two ...
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