Recap Of The NFL Conference Championship Games

Double G SportsCorrespondent IJanuary 25, 2010

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 24:  The New Orleans Saints celebrate with the NFC Championship trophy after they won 31-28 in overtime against the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC Championship Game at the Louisiana Superdome on January 24, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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Yesterdays conference championship games were a little different. One game had a team take over in the second half and pull away, the other went into overtime. Two top quarterbacks moved on to the Super Bowl, one may have been sent into retirement, again, and a rookie quarterback may have come into his own and shown his team that the future is bright. Let's take a look:

New York Jets @ Indianapolis Colts

The New York area can now turn its full time attention to baseball season as Spring Training is just around the corner. The Jets surprising postseason run came to an end. The #1 rushing attack was not able to take over the game as it had in its previous playoff contests. The Colts used their very fast defense to slow them down. Jets rookie quarterback played a very good game. He got away with a few bone headed decisions, but overall, Jets fans should be very excited to have this guy running the offense for years to come. A few injuries gave the Jets some matchup problems. If you give Peyton Manning those chances,......

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