"Here's one reason why the NFL is the best league in all of professional sports: Storylines.
The storylines that have presented themselves regarding this week's AFC Championship game is just "media-gold." No other journalist, reporter or blogger could ask for much more.
This Sunday's AFC Championship will feature a rematch from a year ago between the Baltimore Ravens and the New England Patriots.
As you already know, the Patriots were able to pull off a narrow victory against the Ravens last year, as they advanced to Super Bowl XLVI, but ultimately lost against the New York Giants.
In order for the Pats to return back to the Super Bowl, they'll have to take care of these three players on Baltimore:
1. Ray Rice