Good to be here. Is it me, or does the Mars Rover look like the cart that used to bring Joe Sambito in from the Astros' bullpen?
PANTHERS EXTRA-FRAME RAMS
You know, I thought I had a great joke about the end of this game, but I couldn't get it off in time.
Jeff Wilkins helped send the game into overtime when he recovered his own on-side kick. I haven't witnessed spin like that since the ESPN broadcasters referred to Joe Namath as "happy."
SEVENTEEN-BELOW WINDCHILL IN FOX-BORO
New England edged the Titans 17-14 in the extreme cold. At one point Tom Brady kept his hands in his pants for so long, he almost got flagged for violating the tuck rule.
The Colts outpaced Kansas City 38-31. The Chiefs' D was so nonexistent against Peyton Manning, after the game, they changed the name of their home field to "Arrowhea Staium."
Indy is confident. For the last two weeks, punter Hunter Smith has been on the sidelines wearing clogs.
Donovan McNabb passed for 248 yards and ran for 107 in the overtime win over Green Bay to send Philadelphia to its third straight NFC title game. And you thought Rush Limbaugh was in pain before....
Elsewhere, the Redskins lured Joe Gibbs back. Gibbs has been out of coaching for 12 years. To give you an idea of how long that is, in 1992 Daniel Snyder was firing his homeroom teacher.