More tight finishes on the way?

Remaining playoff QBs have knack for keeping games close; 6-seeds beat odds

Originally Published: January 10, 2014
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Arguably, the most amazing part of last weekend's exciting wild-card round was the close scores of the four contests.

San Francisco and New Orleans each won on the final play of the game, while the Indianapolis Colts staged one of the greatest comebacks in playoff history, overcoming a 28-point deficit to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 45-44. The only comfortable margin of defeat came in the Cincinnati-San Diego game, where the Chargers grabbed a surprising 27-10 win.

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