Angels in the endzone

Who'll win this weekend's wild card games? Page 2's Eric Neel says forget home-field advantage -- look at Higher-Power advantage.

Updated: January 5, 2004, 5:21 PM ET
By Eric Neel | Page 2 columnist

Just a day after he lost his father and best friend, Irv, you saw Brett Favre drop 399 and a big ol' L on the Monday Night Raiders. Six short days later, you saw Brett's Pack roll over the Broncos and then sneak into the playoffs on the strength of an Arizona ambush.

Which is to say, whatever else you saw, you also saw angels in the end zone.

Like Clarence Oddbody tailing George Bailey, there's little doubt that there was some sweet, benevolent spectre riding shotgun on Favre's ...

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