AFC Articles

Tom Brady
You wanted the best, now you’re getting the best. The AFC’s premier franchises are saddling up for what is to be one of the most anticipated conference championship games of the current era. The Patriots and the Steelers, two of the NFL...
Jake Rose
1 day ago
Le'Veon Bell
It was clear that AFC North champion Pittsburgh had more on its mind than survive and advance in last week’s wild card matchup against Miami. After all, the Dolphins had embarrassed the Steelers in Week 6 by a score of 30-15. Mike Tomlin...
Rob McVey
1 week ago
Brock Osweiler
It wouldn't be hyperbole to say that a Texans victory on Saturday night in Foxborough would be one of the biggest upsets in NFL playoff history. Of course, the Patriots being favorites in a playoff game is nothing new, especially at home where...
Jake Rose
1 week ago
Ben Roethlisberger
The last time the Miami Dolphins won a playoff game Destiny’s Child’s “Independent Women” was the hottest song in the country and Jay Fiedler was under center for the team in a post-Y2K world. Fast-forward to present day...
Jake Rose
2 weeks ago
Khalil Mack
For the second straight season, the Houston Texans will host a wild card game. The hope is that this year’s matchup goes a lot better than last year’s 30-0 loss to Kansas City.   The Texans’ (9-7) opponent this time will be...
Antwan Staley
2 weeks ago
Matt McGloin
Last week’s 33-25 win against Indianapolis was bittersweet for Oakland. Yes, the team won its 12th game of the season to remain on top of the AFC West, but it came at a high cost.   Raiders starting quarterback Derek Carr broke his...
Antwan Staley
3 weeks ago
Jay Ajayi
The Miami Dolphins (10-5) will host the New England Patriots (13-2) to wrap up the NFL regular season for both teams. The two AFC East rivals last met in week 2 in Foxborough with the Patriots coming out on top by a score of 31-24. While both teams...
Rob McVey
3 weeks ago
Alex Smith
The Chiefs are looking to bounce back from last week’s heartbreaking, last-second home loss to the Titans and earn their third playoff berth in four seasons under Andy Reid. While the defeat was distressing, it wasn't a death sentence for...
Jake Rose
4 weeks ago
Ben Roethlisberger
The bitter AFC North rivalry between the Steelers and Ravens will be renewed on Christmas night in Pittsburgh. And as usual between these two teams, the stakes are high. The Steelers hold a one-game lead in the battle to win the AFC North and can...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
NRG Stadium will provide the backdrop for a primetime Christmas Eve matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans. The Texans (8-6) enter Week 16 tied with the Titans atop the AFC South standings (but in first place courtesy of two...
Rob McVey
4 weeks ago
Derek Carr
Fresh off of clinching its first playoff berth since 2002, Oakland returns home to face Indianapolis, a team that is still in the postseason conversation. The Raiders (11-3) now have their sights set on an AFC West title, while the Colts (7-7) must...
Antwan Staley
4 weeks ago
Jay Ajayi
New England may have already wrapped up the AFC East, but there’s still important business in the division to attend to when Buffalo hosts Miami on Christmas Eve. The Dolphins (9-5) are a game clear of the pack for the second wild card spot,...
Mark Ross
4 weeks ago
After 55 seasons in San Diego, this afternoon could be the last time the Oakland Raiders visit the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. Last month, the team’s new stadium ballot measure failed in San Diego County, as only 57 percent of the...
Antwan Staley
1 month ago
Tom Brady
Since Tom Brady took over as the starting quarterback in 2001, the New England Patriots haven’t had much trouble winning anywhere... except in Denver. Brady is just 2-7 in the Mile High City, and he’s currently on a three-game skid that...
John Gworek
1 month ago
Marcus Mariota
It doesn't make sense — at least it shouldn't make sense — that the Kansas City Chiefs are 10-3 and sitting atop the AFC West, not when they rank 24th in total offense and 27th in total defense. Yet, here are Andy Reid’s...
Jake Rose
1 month ago
Le'Veon Bell
There is certainly no love lost between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals in what has become one of the most heated rivalries in the NFL. It goes beyond AFC North foes, which became quite evident in last season’s ugly, yet...
Rob McVey
1 month ago
Matt Moore
Saturday’s primetime matchup inside MetLife Stadium will be the second meeting of the season between the Miami Dolphins (8-5) and New York Jets (4-9). The AFC East rivals last met on Nov. 6 in Miami with the Dolphins edging out the Jets 27-...
Rob McVey
1 month ago
Joe Flacco
The Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots are very much in the thick of the postseason races. But while Patriots fans are in their usual December “let’s just stay healthy for the playoffs” mode, Ravens fans are already...
John Gworek
1 month ago
Von Miller
There may be not be a bigger non-divisional matchup in the NFL this weekend when the Denver Broncos travel to the Music City for a Sunday afternoon meeting with the Tennessee Titans.   Both teams find themselves in a must-win situation...
Jake Rose
1 month ago
Tyrod Taylor
This is a familiar place for the Buffalo Bills. Early December, still alive in the playoff race, needing to run the table and get some help to end a postseason drought that stretches back to the Music City Miracle. With three straight home games on...
John Gworek
1 month ago
Justin Houston
The Oakland Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs have been rivals since the inaugural season of the AFL in 1960. On Thursday night, they will play in one of the most important games in the recent history of the series.   On a short week, the...
Antwan Staley
1 month ago
Andrew Luck
As football fate would have it, the Green Bay Packers keep on helping the Indianapolis Colts. It was exactly one month ago the Colts crept within a win of .500 with a 31-26 victory over the Packers at Lambeau Field. On Sunday, Green Bay continued...
Jake Rose
1 month ago
Khalil Mack
This Week 13 game between the Buffalo Bills and the Oakland Raiders could have playoff implications for both teams before all is said and done, which is significant considering the two teams have the longest active postseason droughts (17 years for...
Antwan Staley
1 month ago
Von Miller
When it comes to arguing over what the best division in the NFL in, there are only two that really have an argument heading into Week 12: the NFC East and the AFC West. Both have the No. 1 seed in the playoff picture at the moment and each has...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
LeGarrette Blount
When the NFL schedule was revealed, this was a primetime matchup: The Patriots, the long-standing kings of the AFC East, against the (apparently) rising Jets, who had just missed the playoffs last season despite winning 10 games.   Not even...
John Gworek
1 month ago

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