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Thursday, Jan. 3
Clayton: Titans-Chargers will be good theater
If the regular-season meeting between the Titans and Chargers was any indication, Sunday's wild-card rematch will be full of hard hits and high drama, writes John Clayton.

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Wild Card Weekend: Numbers Crunching
Wild Card Weekend: Numbers Crunching

Scouts Inc. coach rankingsInsider
Scouts Inc. has ranked the playoff coaching staffs from 1-12. Belichick and Dungy are at the top, but you might be surprised by who follows them.

Clayton: Steelers piecing things together
Without their best defensive end, two left tackles and a star running back, can the Steelers regroup to avenge last month's home loss to Jaguars in the playoffs Saturday?

Wednesday, Jan. 2
Sando: Playoff mantras
A strong playoff team needs to run the ball well and be able to stop the run -- or does it? Mike Sando measures that "truth" and others against recent NFL playoff teams to get a handle on the postseason.

Joyner: Steelers, Giants adjusting on the flyInsider
Because of injuries and ineffectiveness, the Giants and Steelers have been forced to juggle their starting lineups at an inopportune time, writes KC Joyner.

Tuesday, Jan. 1
Scouts Inc. DB rankingsInsider
Scouts Inc. has ranked the defensive backs from all 12 playoff teams, and Bob Sanders and the Colts' secondary have come out on top.

Scouts Inc. LB rankingsInsider
Scouts Inc. has ranked all 12 linebacker units in the postseason, and the Cowboys have come out on top.

Scouts Inc. Ranking the playoff defensesInsider
So who has the best defense in the playoffs? Scouts Inc. ranks them 1-12.

Scouts Inc. DL rankingsInsider
Scouts Inc. has ranked the defensive lines of all 12 teams in the postseason, and the Giants' pass-rushing monsters are at the top of the list.

Monday, Dec. 31
Scouts Inc. QB rankingsInsider
Who are the best playoff QBs not named Brady or Manning? Scouts Inc. ranks the postseason passers.

Scouts Inc. Receiver rankingsInsider
So who has the best receivers among the playoff teams? Scouts Inc. ranks them all.

Scouts Inc. Ranking the playoff offensesInsider
So who has the best offense in the playoffs? Scouts Inc. ranks them 1-12.

Scouts Inc. OL rankingsInsider
Which team has the best overall offensive line heading into the postseason? Scouts Inc. ranks all 12 lines.

Scouts Inc. RB rankingsInsider
So who has the best running backs among the playoff teams? Scouts Inc. ranks them all.

Sunday, Dec. 30
Clayton: Key playoff questions for the AFC
The question facing everyone in the AFC is how to stop the Patriots. While no one has supplied an answer yet, John Clayton uncovers several other important questions.

Pasquarelli: Now the real work begins for Pats
The Pats completed arguably the greatest regular season in history. Now the real work begins, writes Len Pasquarelli.

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