Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher reacts with teammates after sacking Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco during the second quarter of a Jan. 2011 Chiefs-Ravens game. Police say Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend early Saturday and then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front of his coach and general manager. (AP Photo/Jeff Tuttle, File)
EPSTEIN: Belcher’s tragic death makes clear it’s hard to illuminate the heart

Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher reacts with teammates after sacking Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco during the second quarter of a Jan. 2011 Chiefs-Ravens game. Police say Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend early Saturday and then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front of his coach and general manager. (AP Photo/Jeff Tuttle, File)

EPSTEIN: Belcher’s tragic death makes clear it’s hard to illuminate the heart

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaps over the goal line for a fourth quarter touchdown in yesterday’s AFC Championship game against the Ravens. The touchdown proved to be the difference as the Patriots won, 23-20. New England will face the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI. (Al Tielemans/SI)
KING MMQB: Unlikely heroes the difference in Championship gamesROSENBERG: Patriots-Giants II doesn’t need the extra hypePERLOFF: Patriots rediscover missing element in victoryVIDEO: Giants display toughness and versatility

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaps over the goal line for a fourth quarter touchdown in yesterday’s AFC Championship game against the Ravens. The touchdown proved to be the difference as the Patriots won, 23-20. New England will face the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI. (Al Tielemans/SI)

KING MMQB: Unlikely heroes the difference in Championship games
ROSENBERG: Patriots-Giants II doesn’t need the extra hype
PERLOFF: Patriots rediscover missing element in victory
VIDEO: Giants display toughness and versatility