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Marshawn Lynch and other X factors

32 players whose names you might not know -- but who will make an impact

Originally Published: January 4, 2011
By Gary Horton | Scouts Inc.

Last week, we offered 48 playoff X factors; obviously, 16 of those guys -- from the New Orleans Saints, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs -- are now gone.

This edition looks at teams involved in the divisional round.

AFC

1. New England Patriots

RB Danny Woodhead: He is surprisingly tough and elusive as a runner. His size allows him to "hide" behind the Patriots' offensive line. As a receiver, he can be dangerous everywhere (slot, outlet, etc.).

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