The Patriots scored 34 points after halftime vs. the Broncos' defense in Week 12. Denver played much better Sunday in the AFC title game, which is why its going to the Super Bowl.
Wes Welker admitted after the game that, 'I gotta do a better job of getting up there and getting those guys out of the way, and making sure [the ball] doesn't hit them.'
Justin Tuck used to be on the list of elite pass rushers. Now he tops Pete Prisco's annual list of overrated players. As for underrated? Prisco says Broncos nickel corner Chris Harris is worth every penny.
Did Rahim Moore's dramatic whiff cost the Broncos a Super Bowl? Maybe. But Pete Prisco says the young safety has handled it and grown stronger.
Big names and big bucks make headlines in free agency, but Pete Prisco says it's little-known, high-value players like CB Greg Toler who can make a huge impact. He runs down the top under-the-radar guys.
Colin Kaepernick is coming to Atlanta, and the Falcons will be ready. Pete Prisco says Atlanta has the tools to stop the 49ers' read-option, then checks the tape to detail the Ravens' stunning late TD in Denver.
Monday Musings: The Falcons are soft? That was the perception before they beat Seattle. And you can forget the notion of defense winning championships after the scoring output in the divisional round. There's more where that came from.
Ready for some sequels? The Packers, Ravens and Texans hope a rematch-filled divisional round won't be repeat-heavy. Will the original matchups have any bearing this weekend? Pete Prisco digs through the tape.
The playoffs are when the big names are expected to shine, but it's also when little-known players can come up huge. Pete Prisco studies game tape to point out guys to look for, like Bengals rookie receiver Marvin Jones. After Further Review
Broncos inactives for Sunday's game against the Browns include WR Andre Caldwell and CB Tony Carter.

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