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Super Bowl XXIV Kevin Dyson tackled by Mike Jones
What defines a great play?Degree of difficulty? Gravity of the moment? The greatness of the players involved and their place in NFL history? Entertainment factor? How about all of the above.Game-winning touchdowns, heroic out-of-body experiences,...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Peyton Manning
It’s No. 1 vs. No. 2 when the Denver Broncos host the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game at 3 p.m. ET on CBS. John Fox’s Broncos (14-3) erased last season’s playoff disappointment by beating the Chargers in the...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
This weekend’s AFC Championship Game between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots is also Manning-Brady Bowl XV — or the 15th time Peyton Manning and Tom Brady have gone head-to-head in their Hall of Fame careers. Here’s a...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Peyton Manning and Tom Brady are easily the greatest quarterbacks of their generation and arguably the top two signal-callers of all-time. This weekend’s AFC Championship Game between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots will mark the...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Tom Brady
The Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots will renew their rivalry when they meet in the AFC Divisional Playoff game Saturday night at 8:15 p.m. ET on CBS. The Colts (12-5) staged the second-largest comeback in playoff history last week in...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots travel to Baltimore to take on Joe Flacco and the defending champion Ravens at M&T Bank Field on Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS. The Patriots are bitter after a last-second loss against the Dolphins, who...
Stephen Schindler
2 years ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 16, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports' editors. Dolphins (8-6) at Bills (5-9)Buffalo edged Miami, 23–21, in Week 7, thanks to a fourth-quarter forced fumble from...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the soaring two-loss Seahawks to the cellar-dwelling two-win Texans.1. Seahawks (12-2) Legion of Boom has five INTs in shutout victory.2. 49ers (10-4) Frank Gore records seventh 1,000-yard season.3. Broncos (11-3)...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Ranking all 32 NFL teams, with the two-loss Broncos back on top and the two-win Texans cellar-dwelling.1. Broncos (11-2) Matt Prater makes NFL-record 64-yard field goal.2. Seahawks (11-2) Richard Sherman blames loss on bad calls by refs.3. Saints (...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the one-loss Seattle Seahawks to the two-win Houston Texans.1. Seahawks (11-1) First team in league to clinch a postseason berth.2. Patriots (9-3) Not worried about “Spygate II” allegations in Houston.3....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Tom Brady
Two of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history will be on display tonight when the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots face off at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Besides the unavoidable comparisons between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, this game also...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Saints (8-2) at Falcons (2-8)Matt Ryan’s nickname, “Matty Ice,” is intended to be a reference to his cool under pressure. But lately, Atlanta’s quarterback has been ice cold, throwing eight INTs — including two pick-...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback rivalry in NFL history. It’s as simple as that. There has never been a matchup of signal-callers as historically significant and charismatic as Manning and Brady.Manning has a record...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the Mile High and mighty Denver Broncos to the rock bottom Jacksonville Jaguars.1. Broncos (9-1) Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn on sideline Sunday night.2. Seahawks (10-1) Earn franchise-record 13th straight win at Seattle...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Cam Newton
Tom Brady and the 7-2 New England Patriots travel to Charlotte to take on Cam Newton and the 6-3 Carolina Panthers, on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" at 8:30 p.m. ET from Bank of America Stadium. The Panthers, winners of five straight...
Stephen Schindler
2 years ago
Locks of the WeekThese two are division showdowns featuring the AFC West’s “haves” and the NFC South’s “have nots.”Patriots (+2.5) at PanthersCam Newton loves the spotlight and Charlotte will be abuzz Monday...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Tom Brady, QB, PatriotsJust when it seemed as if Tom Terrific had hit rock bottom — with Halloween photos of him dressed as the Wizard of Oz’s Cowardly Lion circulating the internet — Brady rediscovered the heart he’s had...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Ben Roethlisberger
Ben Roethlisberger and the 2-5 Pittsburgh Steelers travel to Gillette Stadium to take on Tom Brady and the 6-2 New England Patriots at 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS. Twelve years ago these two proud franchises met in the 2002 AFC Championship Game. Starting...
Stephen Schindler
2 years ago
Locks of the WeekTwo of the best home field advantages in the NFL host a pair of teams with a combined 2–12 record this season.Seahawks (-16) vs. BuccaneersSeattle’s average margin of victory at home is 20 points, including a 45–...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 9, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports' editors.Bengals (6-2) at Dolphins (3-4)A pair of Texas-born and bred gunslingers go toe-to-toe in South Florida, when Andy Dalton and...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the unbeaten Chiefs to the winless Bucs and Jaguars.1. Chiefs (8-0) “Baby Andy Reid” Halloween costume goes viral.2. Colts (5-2) Reggie Wayne undergoes surgery during bye week.3. Broncos (7-1) Peyton...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Locks of the WeekContinue to ride this year’s lone undefeated in the league and anticipate a bounce back from a team that once went unbeaten.Chiefs (-7) vs. BrownsThe Marty Schottenheimer Bowl pits an undefeated K.C. squad against a Brown-bag...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the lone undefeated Kansas City Chiefs to the still-winless  Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jacksonville Jaguars.1. Chiefs (7-0) Brian Cushing has “respect” for Jamaal Charles.2. Colts (5-2) Lose Reggie...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Rex Ryan
For the second time in a little more than a month, AFC East rivals will meet when the New England Patriots match up against the New York Jets at 1 p.m. ET Sunday on CBS. The Patriots (5-1) are in first place in the division and riding high...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Locks of the WeekSmart money bets against these two quarterbacks with a combined six career NFL starts.Chiefs (-6) vs. TexansHouston Cougar legend Case Keenum makes his first NFL start for the Houston Texans on the road at Arrowhead against K.C....
Nathan Rush
2 years ago

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