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IN THE ERA of parity, picking the NFL playoffs is a crapshoot at best, so Extra Mustard is trying a new approach: Use the Wu Tang Clan name generator to convert coaches' names to rapper names, then enlist SI Now host and resident Wu Tang devotee Maggie Gray to pick winners based on who has the badder moniker.

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BILL BELICHICK

SCRATCHIN' CONTENDER

BILL O'BRIEN

B-LOVED GENIUS

MIKE TOMLIN

WACKO MAGICIAN

ANDY REID

SCRATCHIN' DEMON

B-LOVED GENIUS

WACKO MAGICIAN

WACKO MAGICIAN

WINNER

PHANTOM SWAMI

PHANTOM SWAMI

E-RATIC AMBASSADOR

JASON GARRETT

PHANTOM SWAMI

PHANTOM SWAMI

MIKE MCCARTHY

GENTLEMAN WANDERER

PETE CARROLL

E-RATIC AMBASSADOR

DAN QUINN

E-RATIC MAGICIAN

THEY SAID IT

"THIS IS TO NOTIFY YOU THAT AS OF TODAY I, STEVE SMITH SR., WILL NO LONGER BE ANTAGONIZING DEFENSIVE BACKS."

Steve Smith Sr.

The opening line of the veteran receiver's two-sentence retirement letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

During the finals of the 2017 PDC World Darts Championship, an interloper ran onstage and tried to steal the trophy.