I took the recent ESPN poll and found the results interesting. http://proxy.espn.go.com/chat/sportsnation/polling?event_id=3232 1) Is Sunday's game between the Patriots and Colts a preview of the AFC Championship? 90.6% Yes 9.4% No No surprise here. These teams are the best in the NFL. 2) Which team will you be rooting for on Sunday? 47.2% Patriots 44.7% Colts 8.1% Neither It is pretty close, but the pats edge out. 3) Should the Colts be getting as much media attention as the Patriots this season? 55.1% Yes, both teams are undefeated and deserve the same amount of attention. 44.9% No, the Patriots dominance has been so complete they deserve more attention. Fair is fair. 4) Will the winner of this game go undefeated the rest of the season? 45.5% No 39.7% Yes, but only if it's the Patriots 11.4% Yes, regradless of which team wins 3.3% Yes, but only if it's the Colts Wow look at this. 39.7% to 3.3%. That is a huge spread. 5) The Patriots are averaging 41.4 points per game this season. How many points will New England score on Indianapolis' defense, which is only giving up 14.9 points per game? 42.8% 21-30 39.2% 31-40 9.7% 41+ 7.2% 11-20 1.1% 0-10 The Pats are expected to put up a good amount of points. 6) How do you feel about New England's philosophy of continuing to score on opponents when the game is well in hand? 65.2% There is nothing wrong with it. If you don't want them to score, stop 'em. 34.8% It is classless. They are running up the score. Majority Rules. 7) Which team has the edge at quarterback? 56.5% Patriots (Tom Brady) 43.5% Colts (Peyton Manning) Majority Rules Again. 8) Which team has the edge at running back? 77.2% Colts (Joseph Addai) 22.8% Patriots (Laurence Maroney) Fair enough. He earned it. 9) Which team has the edge at wide receiver? 75.4% Patriots (Randy Moss, Donte' Stallworth, and Wes Welker) 24.6% Colts (Reggie Wayne, Marvin Harrison, and Anthony Gonzalez) Did you ever think you would see the day??? 10) Which team has the edge at tight end? 70.0% Colts (Dallas Clark) 30.0% Patriots (Ben Watson) Agreed 11) Which player will have the biggest impact on the game? 34.9% Tom Brady 18.3% Peyton Manning 14.5% Randy Moss 9.7% Joseph Addai 9.5% Wes Welker 5.1% Dallas Clark 2.4% Reggie Wayne 1.7% Marvin Harrison 1.6% Laurence Maroney 1.2% Donte' Stallworth 0.7% Anthony Gonzalez 0.4% Ben Watson It is simple. Tom wins games. 12) Which team will win Sunday's game in Indianapolis? 34.4% Colts by a small margin 33.9% Patriots by a large margin 28.0% Patriots by a small margin 3.8% Colts by a large margin Add 33.9% + 28% and you see the public feels the Pats will win. In fact 61.9% to 38.2% is a landslide.