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The NFL playoffs aren't for losers

The six best teams in each conference, regardless of division, should be in postseason

Updated: December 10, 2010, 1:31 PM ET
By LZ Granderson | ESPN.com

There are a handful of reasons the Green Bay Packers are my dark horse pick come the playoffs.

One, the lil' devil in me would love to see that salt rubbed all over Brett Favre's wounded ego. Two, despite battling injuries all season long, the Pack have one of the league's stingiest defenses -- coughing up an NFL-low 15.2 points per contest. The last time they led the league in that category was 1996, the last time they won the Super Bowl. And three, they have Aaron Rodgers, ...

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