"Watching the second round of the playoffs this weekend, something popped out to me with most of the remaining teams in the divisional round: the multitude of offensive talent on most of the squads. One thing became clear when examining these teams and it was the amount of investments that each franchise placed in surrounding their franchise quarterbacks with supporting talent.
The divisional round had a nice mix of veteran quarterbacks--two of which are headed to the Hall of Fame in Tom Brady and Peyton Manning--and some young guns in Matt Ryan, Joe Flacco, Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson. Throw in Matt Schaub and Aaron Rodgers, and you have a group that encapsulates all stages of a quarterback's career. Given the amount of points scored and the variety of contributors to those points, the need for multiple offensive playmakers is apparent.
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