The proverbial footsteps get louder and louder as the game gets tighter. You feel them walking up your driveway. You hear them echoing off the exterior of your house. It's a sense of impending doom -- knowing that no matter what kind of fight you put up in a hostile environment, you're bound to be the next victim. There's a moment of naive relief as silence fills the air. Your eardrums are pulsating from the anticipation of the next sound. And then...
Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports