NEW ORLEANS Theres a written-in-the-stars feel to this weekends NFL playoff games, a synchronicity that goes beyond the fact that both conference championship games are rematches from earlier this season.
Maybe its that, for the first time, these title games feature the top four scoring teams from the regular season: the Kansas City Chiefs (35.3 points), the Los Angeles Rams (32.9), the New Orleans Saints (31.5) and the New England Patriots (27.2).
Or that each quarterback matchup features a first-ballot Hall of Famer and a new-age star, with Drew Brees versus Jared Goff in the NFC, and Tom Brady vs. Patrick Mahomes in the AFC.
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