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Vols In NFL Playoffs Update (1/9)

With this weekend's NFL playoff results, it is ensured that a former Vol will win the Super Bowl in 2012. All remaining eight teams feature a former UT player on their rosters. Here's a look at Sunday's former Vols in action in the postseason.

In the Broncos thrilling 29-23 overtime win over the Steelers, three Vols saw action. With the winning Broncos, Robert Ayers made a major impact on defense with three tackles including two sacks for 24 yards, two TFLs and three quarterback hurries. Ayers sacked the Steelers' Ben Rothlisberger on the final play of regulation for a 15-yard loss. Check out highlights of Ayers two sacks: WATCH HIGHLIGHTWATCH HIGHLIGHT.


Britton Colquitt punted the ball four times for a 41.0 average with one inside the 20-yard line. With the Steelers, Ramon Foster started on the offensive line at his usual right guard position.

The Giants advanced with a 24-2 win over the Falcons. On defense, Deon Grant made three tackles and had a pass defended for New York.

Next weekend's Divisional Playoffs pit the following former Vols against each other:

Saturday, Jan. 14 at 4:30 p.m. (FOX) 
New Orleans (Aubrayo Franklin, Jabari Greer, Turk McBride, Robert Meachem) at
San Francisco (Parys Haralson)

Saturday, Jan. 14 at 8 p.m. (CBS)
Denver (Robert Ayers, Britton Colquitt) at
New England (Shaun Ellis, Jerod Mayo)

Sunday, Jan. 15 at 1 p.m. (CBS)
Houston (Jason Allen, Arian Foster) at
Baltimore (Morgan Cox)

Sunday, Jan. 15 at 4:30 p.m. (FOX)
New York Giants (Deon Grant) at 
Green Bay (Chad Clifton, Scott Wells)

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