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First round of NFL playoffs a certified snoozefest

First round of NFL playoffs a certified snoozefest

This is probably a good time to remind everyone that those were NFL playoff games you were switching off in the third quarter all weekend.

The National Football League has long sought a level of parity that would allow fans in every NFL city to believe that the playoffs are just a fortuitous bounce or two away. It appears that dream has been realized, but when you throw in a series of major quarterback injuries at the end of the regular season, this is what you get.

The Oakland Raiders made history when third-stringer Connor Cook became the first quarterback during the Super Bowl era to make his first career start in the postseason. Unfortunately for a Raiders team that had...