NFC has Cowboys, Packers and not much else

The Cowboys and Packers are clearly the class of the NFC, but that's not really saying much, writes Seth Wickersham.

Originally Published: November 29, 2007
By Seth Wickersham | ESPN.com

This is the season of fractions. What, you haven't noticed? A few weeks ago, the Patriots-Colts game was tabbed as Super Bowl XLI½.

Just this week, someone on television mentioned the Packers-Cowboys Thursday nighter is Super Bowl XLI¾. Although this frightening, idiotic trend is rich for mocking -- if the Colts and Pats meet in the AFC Championship, will that be Super Bowl XLI 9/10? -- for immediacy's sake, it's best to focus on Thursday's game with a simple question: ...

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