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Offense or defense -- which prevails?

Matchups feature four of NFL's best on D, but elite QBs could change equation

Originally Published: January 20, 2011
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Will defense or offense be the ticket to the Super Bowl?

Even though the NFL remains a quarterback-driven league, two primarily defensive teams -- the New York Jets and the Chicago Bears -- are within one win of the Super Bowl. Overall, the NFL's final four features four of the league's top nine defenses. It also features elite quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers.

Since the mid-2000s, offense and scoring have been more ...

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