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- The Jets spent the evening before their AFC divisional round game against the Patriots by watching New England's "mocking celebrations" from the 45-3 beatdown
- The only time the Bears and Packers played in the playoffs, it sparked a lot of discussion about overtime rules. So it seems like it would be kind of fitting if the first-ever NFL game decided by the "new" overtime rules was this weekend.
- Andrew Sharp of SB Nation does good work (as usual) in finding a compelling reason to actually root for the Jets the rest of the way home.
- If you want to see George Atallah and Kevin Mawae discuss the labor situation live on the internets, you can do so here.
- John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal does an awesome job profiling Howard Katz, the NFL scheduling guru.
- John Gennaro thinks the Chargers need to get a "star defensive player" this offseason. Perhaps, as I suggested on Twitter, they should trade Philip Rivers to the Panthers for the top overall spot. (Yes, that was a joke. Panthers fans can dream.)
- Mocking the Draft breaks down where the skill position players for all the remaining teams in the NFL playoffs were drafted. Interestingly, LaDainian Tomlinson is the only stat leader for any of the teams not originally drafted by his current team. (And yes, that means Dustin Keller led the Jets in receiving.)
- CBSSports.com's Bryan D. Fischer talks to the NCAA's Julie Roe Lach about compliance and agents. If you don't think this affects the NFL, you're not thinking.