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When the NFL conference championships kick off this weekend, Page 2's Jason Whitlock has one reminder for you: don't believe the hype.

Updated: January 17, 2003, 12:29 PM ET
By Jason Whitlock | Page 2 columnist

Not that I like to brag or say I told you so, but had you listened to me a week ago, you wouldn't have been surprised by Chad Pennington's dismal performance in the New York Jets' 30-10 loss to the Raiders.

No one has a nose for overhyped players as much as a man who spent the past 20 years telling anyone who would listen that one day Jeff George will be the NFL's greatest quarterback.

The NFL playoffs have a way of revealing the true limits of a man's ability to play ...

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