DENVER (AP) – Each of the dozen NFL teams still standing has reason to believe next month will bring a party and a parade.
Every one of them also has a potentially costly flaw that could have them dejectedly clearing out their lockers instead.
“The game gets a little faster and certainly everything’s on the line,” Denver quarterback Peyton Manning said of the playoffs, where he’s experienced plenty of pain — 12 losses — to go with lots of euphoria — 11 wins.
The key this time of year is pretty simple, he said.
“I think the more experience you have, the different types of games you’ve been through, those things can certainly help you,” Manning said. “But it usually comes down to kind of who executes better.”
As the dandy dozen prepare for the playoffs, here’s a look at the signature strength of…
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