No matter who has the edge Sunday, it seems the nation is rooting for Manning, because it’s been harder for him to win, because he’s not so pretty, because he’s considered one of us, because you get the sense that his aw-shucks, southern refrain is real.
In anticipation of the AFC and NFC Championship games this weekend, we’ve pulled together America’s leading sportscasters to make their predictions and picks for Patriots-Broncos and 49ers-Seahawks.
The good news: either Manning or Brady will get to go to another Super Bowl. The bad news: one of them will not, and be denied adding more to his legacy yet again.
With the New England Patriots leading by 3 points with 11 seconds left, Billy Cundiff missed a 32-yard field goal and the Patriots escaped with a 23-20 win over the Baltimore Ravens Sunday in the AFC championship game.
LaVar and Chad recap the NFL conference championship weekend. Also, discuss the success of the Steeler’s franchise.
LaVar and Chad get into the partnership between ESPN and Texas, and how that could affect coverage of the Longhorns. Also, Matt Bowen of the National Football Post previews the NFC and AFC Championships.