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It's not about the money, really

In the playoffs, NFL players are driven by a desire to win, not dollar signs

Originally Published: January 11, 2011
By Ross Tucker | ESPN.com

Forget what the greeting card companies tell you about the holidays. January is the most wonderful time of the year.

It's playoff time in the NFL, and the greatness is not merely confined to the fact that the best teams are going toe-to-toe with each other. The beauty of the NFL postseason goes much deeper than that.

It's not about the money this time of year. It really isn't. And that's a big reason why it is so awesome. Grown men, all highly paid professionals, are playing ...

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