Offenses could dominate divisional playoffs

John Clayton breaks down the divisional playoffs and says that offense could dominate.

Updated: January 5, 2006, 1:41 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Everything seems to be going against the odds in these unpredictable NFL playoffs.

Prior to this season, no 8-8 playoff team had won a game in the postseason. So what happens? The Vikings and Rams both did it over the weekend and on the road, too. Since 1990, almost 73 percent of the playoff home teams won during the first round. Over the weekend, three of the four losers were home teams.

No dome team has ever gone on the road and won two games to go to the Super Bowl. The Colts have ...

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