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Their five-game winning streak ended on Sunday, but they still have what it takes to win it all: talent on offense, a stingy defense and solid special teams. LaDainian Tomlinson (above) & Co. must get more consistent on offense to reach the Super Bowl.
6. RAVENS (wild card)
Baltimore won the Super Bowl as a wild card in 2000, and it has a shot again. Wideout Anquan Boldin has been a major plus, as has been the return of ball-hawk safety Ed Reed.
Wild-card Round RAVENS defeat Chiefs; JETS defeat Colts
Divisional Round JETS defeat Patriots; STEELERS defeat Ravens
AFC Championship Game JETS defeat Steelers
1. GIANTS (East)
Justin Tuck (below) and mates haven't knocked around opposing quarterbacks like this since 2007—the year Big Blue rode a devastating pass rush and Eli Manning's hot hand to a Super Bowl title. After a sluggish start, this New York squad is starting to resemble that one.