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Commentary: Defense playing like champs

Last week I mentioned that December was playoff month and that there's usually two factors that make a difference in winning and losing. One being the weather conditions and the other injuries. Let me add another factor, and this one is the war cry you always hear during playoff time. DEFENSE!<p>

You will hear this word used more than "you need a running game" to win in the playoffs. We've all heard the phrase "offense wins games but defense wins championships." Sunday the defense showed why this is so true. No matter what the conditions are when you don't allow the opposition in the end zone a tie is the worst you can do. We saw an inspired defensive end Vonnie Holliday lead... Recommended Stories