What's buzzing:

Shutdown Corner

Snap Decisions: 6 in :60 with Rodney Harrison

Doug Farrar
Shutdown Corner

A video or other embedded content has been hidden. Click here to view it.

As part of the new partnership between Yahoo! and NBC Sports, we're pleased to present a new feature -- "Snap Decisions: 6 in :60 with Rodney Harrison." In the premiere, Harrison, who played safety for 15 years with the San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots, discusses six hot topics on the NFL slate.

If the 49ers and Patriots meet in the Super Bowl, who wins? "I would say the Patriots, because of their ability to make adjustments in the game, at halftime, and the second time around. They went to the Super Bowl last year, so a lot of their young players got to play in the Super Bowl, and that experience is huge."

Which rookie quarterback will win more playoff games: Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson, or RG3? "I would have to say Russell Wilson, and a lot of people would probably disagree with me on that, but Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have the most complete team. Their ability to run the football, and great defense, which really helps out a young quarterback."

If the Chicago Bears miss the playoffs, should Lovie Smith be fired? "Yes -- I believe that Lovie Smith should be fired if the Bears miss the playoffs. Simply because, if you want to win your division, you have to beat the Green Bay Packers, and he hasn't been able to [do that]. In his nine years with the Bears, he's only made the playoffs three times."

Who is the NFL's Most Valuable Player: Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, or Adrian Peterson? "I had an argument with Tony Dungy about who should be the MVP, and he thinks it should be a quarterback. I completely disagree with that. I believe that Adrian Peterson has been the most dominant football player on the planet. Each and every week, he's facing eight and nine [defenders] in the box. Everyone knows that he's going to get the ball, they're loading up to stop him, and he has been fantastic."

Are the Falcons really that good, or did the Giants just play that badly? "Atlanta's a good football team, but they're not great. I still have my doubts with Atlanta across the board, especially on the defensive side of the ball. We know that each and every year, the New York Giants do the same thing. Last year at this point in time, they were 7-7, and now, they're 8-6. I believe that if the Giants get in, people will have to fear them as a legitimate threat to win the Super Bowl."

Who gets the sixth seed in the AFC? "I would have to say the Pittsburgh Steelers, even though they played poorly [against the Dallas Cowboys], I still believe they're better than Cincinnati."

Stay tuned for more great content from this new partnership!

More NFL video from Yahoo! Sports:

Other popular content on the Yahoo! network:
President Obama responds to Newtown football coach's whiteboard note
Josh Hamilton arrival met with questions, optimism in Anaheim
Trip to Philly has nostalgic Kobe Bryant pondering future
Y Finance: Fifteen worst gifts for women

View Comments (272)
  • Southampton report first profits since 2009 crisis

    High-flying Southampton reported annual after-tax profits of 33.4 million pounds ($49.41 million) in 2014, their first time in the black since the Premier League club went into administration in 2009. Gareth Rogers, Southampton's chief executive … More »

    Reuters - 27 minutes ago
  • More even split of Champions League funds to come

    More even split of Champions League funds to come

    Champions League and Europa League revenue will be distributed more evenly next season, the European Clubs Association (ECA) and UEFA said on Tuesday. The announcement came amid concern the gulf between the richest clubs and the rest was widening, … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago
  • Alabama's Saban unapologetic about signing Taylor despite his history of domestic violence

    Alabama's Saban unapologetic about signing Taylor despite his history of domestic violence

    Alabama coach Nick Saban steadfastly defended his signing of defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor, who has now been kicked off his second Southeastern Conference team for domestic violence arrests. Taylor, who some say should never had been on the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 47 minutes ago
  • Alonso stays positive while Ferrari celebrate

    Alonso stays positive while Ferrari celebrate

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - One word seemed to encapsulate Fernando Alonso's Malaysian Grand Prix weekend. The comment, posted on Twitter under a photograph of the sweaty Spaniard walking in his McLaren overalls past the Ferrari garage and … More »

    Reuters - 54 minutes ago
  • Johansson predicts easy win for old foe Blatter

    Johansson predicts easy win for old foe Blatter

    By Mike Collett VIENNA (Reuters) - It is 17 years since Lennart Johansson lost an acrimonious FIFA presidential election to Sepp Blatter and he has a stark message to the three men standing against his old foe -- you have no chance. Prince Ali Bin … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 13 minutes ago