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Football: Will NFL playoffs be filled with yards, points?

From opening night until New Year's Day, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees and Tom Brady dared defenses to stop them.

Nobody could.

Yards and points were accumulated at record rates in the NFL this season, and because those three star quarterbacks-along with other slingers such as Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger-are still chasing a championship as the playoffs begin this weekend, the question becomes:

Will the postseason be as pass-heavy and filled with points as the regular season was?

"It's kind of the way it was this year, all year, and it's really the way teams are built-to throw the football," …

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