It’s the playoffs. Every possession counts. Losses are not acceptable. Nothing but the absolute best will do. This is where the men are separated from the boys.
While the league will embrace it’s biggest superstars (and Tim Tebow), any football fan will tell you it’s the role players who don’t necessarily draw attention that make or break teams in the postseason.
Every squad has them and they’ll be need in the upcoming weeks in order to prove victorious and keep the dream of playing on Super Bowl Sunday alive.
The list includes one underrated player from every remaining NFL playoff team.
They’re not the big ticket names and they don’t command national attention, but how these eight men perform Saturday and Sunday will go far in determining how their teams do in the postseason.