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Berry: Player rankings for divisional playoffs

Updated: January 9, 2008, 8:23 PM ET
By Matthew Berry | ESPN.com

Quarterbacks
RankNameTeamOpponent
1Tom BradyPatriotsJaguars
2Tony RomoCowboysGiants
3Peyton ManningColtsChargers
4Matt HasselbeckSeahawks@ Packers
5Brett FavrePackersSeahawks
6David GarrardJaguars@ Patriots
7Eli ManningGiants@ Cowboys
8Philip RiversChargers@ Colts
9Seneca WallaceSeahawks@ Packers
10Quinn GrayJaguars@ Patriots
11Billy VolekChargers@ Colts
12Brad JohnsonCowboysGiants
Running Backs
RankNameTeamOpponent
1LaDainian TomlinsonChargers@ Colts
2Ryan GrantPackersSeahawks
3Marion BarberCowboysGiants
4Fred TaylorJaguars@ Patriots
5Joseph AddaiColtsChargers
6Brandon JacobsGiants@ Cowboys
7Maurice Jones-DrewJaguars@ Patriots
8Maurice MorrisSeahawks@ Packers
9Laurence MaroneyPatriotsJaguars
10Julius JonesCowboysGiants
11Kenton KeithColtsChargers
12Shaun AlexanderSeahawks@ Packers
13Heath EvansPatriotsJaguars
14Darren SprolesChargers@ Colts
15Leonard WeaverSeahawks@ Packers
16Greg JonesJaguars@ Patriots
17Michael TurnerChargers@ Colts
18Kevin FaulkPatriotsJaguars
19Reuben DroughnsGiants@ Cowboys
20Vernand MorencyPackersSeahawks
Wide Receivers
RankNameTeamOpponent
1Randy MossPatriotsJaguars
2Terrell OwensCowboysGiants
3Reggie WayneColtsChargers
4Plaxico BurressGiants@ Cowboys
5Wes WelkerPatriotsJaguars
6Greg JenningsPackersSeahawks
7Bobby EngramSeahawks@ Packers
8D.J. HackettSeahawks@ Packers
9Patrick CraytonCowboysGiants
10Marvin HarrisonColtsChargers
11Reggie WilliamsJaguars@ Patriots
12Chris ChambersChargers@ Colts
13Donald DriverPackersSeahawks
14Jabar GaffneyPatriotsJaguars
15Nate BurlesonSeahawks@ Packers
16Amani ToomerGiants@ Cowboys
17Anthony GonzalezColtsChargers
18Donte' StallworthPatriotsJaguars
19Ernest WilfordJaguars@ Patriots
20Vincent JacksonChargers@ Colts
21James JonesPackersSeahawks
Tight Ends
RankNameTeamOpponent
1Jason WittenCowboysGiants
2Dallas ClarkColtsChargers
3Antonio GatesChargers@ Colts
4Will HellerSeahawks@ Packers
5Donald LeePackersSeahawks
6Kevin BossGiants@ Cowboys
7Benjamin WatsonPatriotsJaguars
8Marcedes LewisJaguars@ Patriots
9Marcus PollardSeahawks@ Packers
10Ben UtechtColtsChargers
Kickers
RankNameTeamOpponent
1Adam VinatieriColtsChargers
2Nick FolkCowboysGiants
3Mason CrosbyPackersSeahawks
4Stephen GostkowskiPatriotsJaguars
5Nate KaedingChargers@ Colts
6Josh ScobeeJaguars@ Patriots
7Josh BrownSeahawks@ Packers
8Lawrence TynesGiants@ Cowboys
Defenses/Special Teams
RankNameOpponent
1Indianapolis ColtsChargers
2New England PatriotsJaguars
3Dallas CowboysGiants
4Green Bay PackersSeahawks
5Jacksonville Jaguars@ Patriots
6San Diego Chargers@ Colts
7Seattle Seahawks@ Packers
8New York Giants@ Cowboys

Good luck to all! (Except the Seahawks. Go Skins)! And remember, you can still be my cyberfriend and read my personal blog here.

Matthew Berry The Talented Mr. Roto is ESPN's Sr. Director of Fantasy, in charge of content. He was just as surprised as you to find out it's a real job. He is a four-time Fantasy Sports Writers Association award winner and the only writer in the industry with wins in multiple sports (NFL, MLB, NBA). Be sure to check him out every Sunday morning on "ESPNEWS Fantasy Insider" at 11 a.m. ET.

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