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In ironic NFL divisional round of playoffs, no surprises and maximum entertainment

In ironic NFL divisional round of playoffs, no surprises and maximum entertainment

Every favorite won over the weekend, but there was nothing ho-hum about the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs.

Maybe the first game between the New England Patriots and the Kansas City Chiefs was less than dynamic, but even a workmanlike victory by Tom Brady and the Patriots couldn't let the air out of Saturday's playoff doubleheader.

See what I did there.

Brady has his detractors in the wake of "Deflategate," but the Patriots were the better team and the win set up what might be the last showdown between Brady and Peyton Manning, who engineered the Broncos' exciting victory over the Steelers on Sunday.

Of course, the Broncos' win wasn't nearly as...

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