Obsessed with slaying the giant

January 2006
Sporting News;1/20/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 3, p13
The article presents a preview of the National Football League's divisional playoffs. A common scenario is that one team gets completely dominated by another in a playoff game. The next year, the same postseason matchup produces the same lopsided result. Eventually, the losing team develops an obsession: slaying its personal giant. It happened between the football teams Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots. After being bounced from the playoffs by New England in each of the past two seasons, the Colts finally got over the Patriot hump earlier this season. INSET: Obsessed with slaying the giant.


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