The Wild Card round is sort of a mixed bag. It can occasionally be good for some historic upsets — think Seahawks overSaints in 2011, featuring Marshawn Lynch’s legendary Beast Mode touchdown run. However, it’s also prone to mismatches with teams that may have very recently been in the mix for a top seed hosting teams that just barely scraped into the postseason on the final day.
Hello again. It’s been a while since my last column — so long ago, I had to look up the last time I had written one. It was just in April, so not terribly long, but long nonetheless.