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NFL preview: Defense wins championships

The old adage "defense wins championships" will certainly ring true this Sunday. While Patriots and Ravens fans may have trouble watching, it's hard to deny that Bears-Packers and Jets-Steelers are two amazing defensive matchups. Melissa Jacobs is here with some predictions, and invites you to join in on all the prognosticating fun.

Updated: January 25, 2011, 9:56 AM ET
By Melissa Jacobs

The old adage "defense wins championships" will certainly ring true this Super Bowl XLV. We know this because all four remaining teams are defensive juggernauts that ended the regular season in the top 10 in total yards allowed. Just look at the storied names these defenses have blitzed right out of postseason: Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Michael Vick and Matt Ryan. So what does that mean for Sunday's NFC and AFC Championships? That's why I'm here.

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