The Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins, a pair of 3-6 teams on losing streaks, spent the week convincing themselves that they’re still in the playoff hunt.
Chipper Jones played his final game. The Atlanta fans turned Turner Field into a trash heap after a disputed infield fly. And the St. Louis Cardinals did what they always seem to do in October; celebrated another postseason triumph.
The NFL post-season is developing into the answer to a football fanatic’s prayer.