April 17, 2012 12:00 AM
" (CBS) Winning in the NFL is about developing a big-play passing attack.
During the 2011 regular season, it was all about the Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints and the New England Patriots. Those were the three most prolific offenses in the league and it was widely expected that one of those teams would win the Super Bowl.
Defense made a stand in that game – to a degree—and the New York Giants beat the Patriots. The Giants have a solid passing game of their own but their defense played a key role in their playoff win over the Packers and again in the Super Bowl victory over the Patriots.
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Consider that defensive stand a mere blip on the radar.
Going forward, the high-powered passing model is still in vogue in the NFL. In this year’s draft, it’s all about the passing attack. The headliners, of course, are Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III. Those two have been entrenched at the top of the draft since January and nothing has changed that in the ensuing weeks "
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Monday, April 16, 2012 by Chicago Tribune
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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 by Yahoo! Sports
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Monday, April 16, 2012 by Yahoo! Sports
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Thursday, April 12, 2012 by Yahoo! Sports
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