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BEN REITER
February 04, 2013
Six less heralded players who could be difference-makers on Sunday
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February 04, 2013

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Six less heralded players who could be difference-makers on Sunday

COREY GRAHAM

CB, Ravens

Injuries forced Graham, a former Pro Bowl special-teamer, into Baltimore's starting CB job in November. He ranks second to Ray Lewis with 26 playoff tackles and has four INTs this season—two against Peyton Manning.

ANDY LEE

P, 49ers

Lee's the rare punter who is a serious weapon. He owns two of the three best seasonal net averages in history (he set the record of 44.0 in 2011), and in '12 he was one of two punters to drop more than 50% of his kicks inside the 20.

MATT BIRK

C, Ravens

At 36, the Harvard grad is no longer a perennial Pro Bowler, but he still excels as a run blocker: In the AFC title game 10 of the Ravens' 30 rushes went up the middle, in the vicinity of space-eating Vince Wilfork, who made just one tackle.

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