Why are you punting?

In his final column of the season, TMQ writes that some teams use the Super Bowl to showcase their greatness while others just throw in the towel.

Updated: April 25, 2006, 12:11 PM ET
By Gregg Easterbrook | Page 2 columnist

Say this about the City of Tampa Buccaneers: They saved the best for last. Sports lore holds that great teams play their best game as their last game, and the Bucs passed that test. Some clubs arrive at the Super Bowl thinking, "Okay, we're here, better not blow it." Others arrive thinking, "This is what it has all been building up to," and play their finest game ever. That's what the Patriots did in the Super Bowl last year, what the Ravens did in the Super Bowl the year before that, what the ...

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