In an age of high-powered offenses in the NFL and increasingly safety-conscious officials, a pair of hard-hitting, oft-penalized defenses are meeting for the championship.
Defense wins championships. But these days it’s a certain kind of defense. Check out our NFC all-pro defense to see who excels.
The hard-hitting, ball-hawking secondary has created its share of imposing images for San Francisco (14-3) this season, part of a defense that has carried the franchise back to the NFC championship game for the first time in 14 years.
Shawne Merriman will get the chance to turn on the lights in Buffalo. Chris Kelsay can’t wait.