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Delhomme rises to occasion in playoffs

While Jake Delhomme can be inconsistent at times, he's been consistently good in his career in the postseason.

Updated: January 17, 2006, 10:56 AM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

There is something about the playoffs that brings out the best in Carolina Panthers quarterback Jake Delhomme.

In his three years as a starter, Delhomme has thrown 47 interceptions in 1,417 attempts, for a 3.3-percent interception ratio. He had at least 15 interceptions in each of those seasons and, in some quarters, is regarded as being prone to giving up the ball in key situations. Come playoff time, though, Delhomme has gone from careless to caretaker in terms of ball security. And that ...

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