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Lolley’s Kickoff: Playoffs and redemption, plus matchups, picks

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Heinz Field workers shovel out the snow Saturday afternoon. - DEJAN KOVACEVIC / DKPS

Immovable object, meet unstoppable force.

OK, that might be overstating things a bit, but when the Jaguars visit the SteelersĀ today in an AFC Divisional Playoff game, the NFL's second-stingiest scoring defense will face the league's eighth-highest scoring offense.

And as good as that sounds, it gets even better.

While Jacksonville allowed just 16.8 points per game this season to rank second to Minnesota in scoring defense, the JaguarsĀ have held nine of their 17 opponents this season -- including Buffalo in last weekend's 10-3 Wild Card Playoff win -- to 10 or fewer points. The Vikings did that seven times.

Included among those nine teams are the Steelers, who were beaten, 30-9, by the Jaguars Oct. 8.

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