A perception exists that the NFC has overtaken the AFC as the more powerful conference in the league. A Super Bowl win by the New York Giants may have signaled the shift, and a season-ending injury to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady made it more of a reality.
On Sunday, the NFC will send its best team to Pittsburgh for what should be an excellent measuring-stick game. It also could be a Super Bowl preview.
In the interest of brevity, here are five reasons ...
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