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Sports Illustrated's Paul Zimmerman says, "For day-in, day-out football writing, Tom Danyluk is the most knowledgeable person covering the game." High praise, indeed. But Danyluk toils hard at maintaining that reputation.A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where he covered the Panthers and the NFL's Steelers, Danyluk earned the school's first-ever Outstanding Sports Columnist award before pursuing his passion as a freelance writer.He joined Pro Football Weekly in 2004, and the following year he completed his first book, the highly entertaining and punchy "Super '70s."Danyluk points to two men who influenced the way he presents pro football to his readers."I had a writing professor in college," says Danyluk, "a big, Mike Holmgrem-looking guy, who would just hammer away at you — 'Be responsible for your words!' I never forgot that message."The other was NBC's Curt Gowdy." 'Don't get caught up in the periphery,' he told me. 'Always remember, it's about the game.' "

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Super Bowl 48: Just Like Old Times... Unfortunately
FN's Tom Danyluk says the upcoming Denver-Seattle matchup reminds him of the Super Bowl carnage we used to see in the 1980s and '90s.
History Lesson: Ranking the Top 5 Conference Title Games
FN's Tom Danyluk sifts back through the years to give us his Top Five AFC and NFC Championship games.
Danyluk on Football: The Conference Confluence
FN's Tom Danyluk takes a look back and last weekend's divisional round and gives his forecast for the upcoming conference title games.
Fox's Lynch: What It Was, Was Football...Again and Again
Fox assigned the broadcast team of Burkhart and Lynch to its Saturday playoff. FN's Tom Danyluk wishes they hadn't.
NFL Playoffs: A Look Back... And A Look Ahead
FN's Tom Danyluk shares his thoughts on last weekend's wildcard round, and takes a look at the upcoming conference semifinals.

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