AFC Articles

It seems as if every game the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens play this season is "must win." Granted, nobody is getting mathematically eliminated from a playoff berth after this game, but the Ravens simply cannot begin 0-4...
Marky Billson
12 months ago
After suffering a shocking defeat at the hands of the Jacksonville Jaguars last week, the Miami Dolphins will return home to play in their first regular season home game of 2015 against their archrivals, the Buffalo Bills. The Dolphins hold a 58-43...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
The 1-1 Jacksonville Jaguars travel to the 2-0 New England Patriots on Sunday with the daunting task of defeating Tom Brady at home. The Jags are coming off an impressive win over the Miami Dolphins last week, as Blake Bortles took a significant...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
The Indianapolis Colts have been here before — sort of. The Colts started 0-2 in 2014 as well. But this 0-2 feels different, very different. The 2015 Colts have been thoroughly manhandled by teams quarterbacked by Tyrod Taylor and Ryan...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
The Cincinnati Bengals visit the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, with the Ravens still looking for their first win of the season after losing their first two games out west. The Ravens were surprisingly shredded by Derek Carr and the Raiders, as the...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Last week the Indianapolis Colts didn't look like a Super Bowl-worthy team. Yes, it was just Week 1, but last week’s 27-14 loss in Buffalo exposed many, if not all, of the Colts’ most glaring weaknesses.  The offensive...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Lamar Miller
The Miami Dolphins and the Jacksonville Jaguars meet each other for the seventh time on Sunday afternoon. The Dolphins have a 4-3 (including postseason) series advantage. Both teams enter their Week 2 matchup in different ways. Miami...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Andy Dalton
The San Diego Chargers and Cincinnati Bengals both looked impressive in their first contests of the new season. While the Chargers had to mount a significant comeback after being down 21-3 to top the Detroit Lions, things were never in doubt...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Tom Brady
The New England Patriots travel to Buffalo on Sunday to take on the Bills in the first AFC East divisional game of the season for both teams. The Bills and Patriots have a long history of close games in early September despite New England's 21-...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Alex Smith
Don’t try to tell anybody associated with the Chiefs or Broncos that their Thursday night game is not so meaningful, just because this is the second week of the NFL regular season. In an AFC West that looks to be as competitive as...
Michael Bradley
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
Two of the best teams in the AFC face off Sunday, in a rematch of the 2013 NFL opener that saw the Broncos score seemingly at will in a 49-27 victory. Both teams have gone through significant evolution since then, but both also remain Super Bowl...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
For the first time in a long time, fans are getting excited to watch the Tennessee Titans and Tampa Bay Buccaneers play football — even if it is against one another. It is amazing how drafting a first-round quarterback can re-energize an NFL...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
J.J. Watt
Sadly, for you and I, the “Hard Knocks” cameras have been all packed away. But if there is a bright spot to every football fan’s favorite show being over, it’s that the preseason is gone until next August and Week 1 of the...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
William Gay
All offseason the Pittsburgh Steelers thought they’d get a break and not have to face superstar quarterback Tom Brady, but instead matchup against backup Jimmy Garoppolo in the season opener against the defending Super Bowl champion New...
Marky Billson
1 year ago
The New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers kick off the NFL season on Thursday night in a game between two of the most storied franchises in league history. The Steelers have an NFL-best six Lombardi Trophies while the Patriots will be...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Martavis Bryant
Oh, the woes of rooting for a popular, historically successful team! Sure, the Pittsburgh Steelers have sold out every non-strike game since 1972, get on television a lot, and have won the most Super Bowls. But with that success and...
Marky Billson
1 year ago
The Miami Dolphins are 0-2 in this preseason, but their record can be a bit deceiving. While the Dolphins have lost to both the Chicago Bears and the Carolina Panthers, their first-team offense and defense have played well in each contest. In...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
On this upcoming Tuesday the first cuts of the 2015 NFL season will take place, thus meaning many of the players participating in Pittsburgh's game at Buffalo Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. ET will be playing in their final game. Of course,...
Marky Billson
1 year ago
Ryan Tannehill
January 15, 2000 was the last game Miami Dolphins legendary quarterback Dan Marino played in his illustrious career. Ever since then, the Dolphins have been looking for their next franchise quarterback. In his three seasons in the NFL, Ryan...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Michael Vick
Once upon a time, Pittsburgh Steelers fans hated their quarterback. It didn't really matter who it was. From 1983, when Terry Bradshaw could play only a quarter in his final season, to 2004, when Ben Roethlisberger became the Steelers...
Marky Billson
1 year ago
Bill Belichick has always been fascinated by special football players. Maybe it's the football historian part of his DNA, or maybe he just loves to coach players he admires, but Belichick is always willing to take a chance on a great player...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Maurkice Pouncey
Normally after a Pittsburgh Steelers game the five key points of the contest are reviewed here. But Sunday's 24-19 victory against the Green Bay Packers was notable not so much in that it was only Pittsburgh's second preseason victory in...
Marky Billson
1 year ago
Ryan Shazier
Preseason is at midpoint! Less than three weeks until Pittsburgh helps kick off the 2015 NFL regular season on the road against defending Super Bowl champion New England. Perhaps "Opening Day" is a term reserved for baseball....
Marky Billson
1 year ago
Ryan Tannehill
The first drive of the Miami Dolphins’ first preseason game couldn’t have gone any better. The team drove down the field 85 yards to score its first and only touchdown of the night. Although Miami lost 27-10 to Chicago last...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
It's important to never get too carried away after the first NFL preseason game, but there's no denying Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots continue to replenish their cupboard with solid rookies who can immediately play. In...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago

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