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NFC playoff Q&A: Saints won't repeat

While champs falter, a healthy Michael Vick can lead Eagles over formidable field

Originally Published: January 2, 2011
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

OK, fine. The AFC was the stronger conference during the regular season. I'll concede that much.

Just don't underestimate what the NFC has going for it as the playoffs begin.

For one, the defending Super Bowl champions (the New Orleans Saints) didn't suffer the same hangover that has crippled the repeat hopes of past winners. The NFL's most exciting offense (the Philadelphia Eagles) is primed to take a shot at making it to Dallas in February. Throw in another team that has regained ...

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