Proehl poised to assume familiar role

The playoffs aren't just about superstars. Several lesser-known players will have a big say in who advances and goes home, writes Jeremy Green.

Updated: January 6, 2006, 3:40 PM ET
By Jeremy Green | ESPN Insider
After another great NFL season, we are ready to move on to phase two -- the playoffs. All the talk will center on the favorites, but the great thing about the NFL is that it has a one-and-done system.

Everything each team has accomplished in the regular season means nothing now. Whether you are a No. 1 seed or a No. 6 seed, there's no margin for error.