Few surprises in Playoff Challenge Week 3

And then there were two.

Championship Sunday has left us with a pair of teams playing in Super Bowl XLVIII for the Lombardi Trophy at MetLife Stadium in two weeks. If you were on the proper side of the win-loss ledger last weekend, you could still be playing for a chance to win tickets to Super Bowl XLIX. Of course, it's one thing to have loaded your team up with Broncos and Seahawks -- but did you pick the right ones?

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Peyton Manning? Marshawn Lynch? Easy calls. Demaryius Thomas and the Seahawks defense? No surprises there. But Shane Vereen as the second-highest scoring fantasy rusher in Championship Week? What in the name of #Belitricks is going on here?

Just a week after LeGarrette Blount took the Playoff Challenge by storm, it was another Patriots running back who did the bulk of the work in New England's running game. But that wasn't the only surprise. Jacob Tamme tied with teammate Julius Thomas to be the top-scoring tight end, while Julian Edelman finished behind Demaryius Thomas among wide receivers.

Now that we've reached the Super Bowl level, your choices are limited. However, you've got two weeks to study up. Get crackin', people!

Marcas Grant is a fantasy editor for NFL.com. Follow him on Twitter.

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