NFC playoffs Q&A: Vindication gained
Ryan finally got first playoff win, while Kaepernick proved to be right choice
Matt Ryan got a new nickname. Colin Kaepernick started a new legend.
As it turned out, a transition has started in the NFC, a conference that was once dominated by Brett Favre and eventually sprinkled in hot runs by Eli Manning, Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees. But the divisional round created a new order.
On Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons finally got their first playoff win for Ryan and head coach Mike Smith. Although Atlanta blew a 20-point fourth-quarter lead, Ryan staged ...
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