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The Saturday prime time AFC Wild Card playoff game features the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals, presumably for television to take advantage of the Steelers’ national following. But you’ll excuse these teams if they’d...
Marky Billson
7 months ago
Justin Houston
How in the world did two teams that started their seasons 2-5 and 1-5 make it to the AFC Wild Card Round of the NFL playoffs? I’ll tell you how in two words: coaching and defense. The coaching jobs that the Texans’ Bill O’Brien...
Jake Rose
7 months ago
We close the book on the NFL regular season and now head to the playoffs where things start to get fun in terms of matchups and handicapping. Depending on where you look, all four road teams are favored this weekend. I'll tell you this, there...
Matt Josephs
7 months ago
Seeing Tom Coughlin and Eli Manning on the sidelines during Giants games is somewhat of a tradition. It will be a little odd to see the quarterback standing next to someone else next year.  During Coughlin's exit press conference, he...
Jasmine Watkins
7 months ago
Some people aren't happy with Tom Coughlin's exit from the Giants. As one could imagine, Coughlin himself is one of those people. After his press conference, the former head coach completely breezed past the Giants owner, John Mara,...
Jasmine Watkins
7 months ago
Chip Kelly
In late April, the Tennessee Titans drafted quarterback Marcus Mariota with the second pick in the NFL Draft. Ken Whisenhunt got to coach Mariota for less than half of a season, as he was shown the door after the team started 1-6. Mike...
Antwan Staley
7 months ago
Mike Shanahan
Now that the 2015 NFL regular season is officially over for the Miami Dolphins, the real fun begins. While interim head coach Dan Campbell will interview to be the permanent head coach according to owner Stephen Ross, he isn’t expected...
Antwan Staley
7 months ago
Chip Kelly
Chip Kelly and his offensive strategy are not for everyone. Recently, his up-tempo scheme was overshadowed by some eye-opening personnel moves during his tenure in Philadelphia with the Eagles. Kelly was once viewed as a hot commodity in the...
J.P. Scott
7 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Since Green Bay couldn’t stop the Arizona juggernaut last Sunday in the desert, it must now conquer the Vikings for a second time in the season or end up consigned to a road trip during the first week of the postseason. It’s not the...
Michael Bradley
7 months ago
After closing the home portion of the schedule with a very sloppy, uninspired performance in a 23-17 loss to the St. Louis Rams. The Seattle Seahawks (9-6) will look to somehow play themselves back into the fifth seed in the NFC playoffs by...
Scott Whittum
7 months ago
The Denver Broncos locked up a playoff spot with a thrilling overtime victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on "Monday Night Football." The Broncos are in, but their seed could range anywhere from first overall in the AFC to a wild...
Mike Dussault
7 months ago
Alex Smith
The Kansas City Chiefs' 2015 season has been a tale of two different stretches. After a 1-5 start, the Chiefs appeared to be a shoe-in for a top-five pick in the 2016 NFL Draft but things have changed drastically since then. Since Oct...
Antwan Staley
7 months ago
Thanks to an uninspired performance against the Falcons in Atlanta last week, any dreams the Carolina Panthers (14-1) had of a perfect season have come to an abrupt end. The Panthers must now re-focus and set their sights on locking up the No. 1...
Rob McVey
7 months ago
What makes a rivalry – competition or geography? While the easy answer is “both,” the 128th meeting of the “Turnpike Rivalry” would indicate the answer is geography. Because while Browns-Steelers games haven...
Marky Billson
7 months ago
Ryan Fitzpatrick
This time last season, the writing was on the wall for Rex Ryan: he wouldn't be returning as the head coach of the New York Jets in 2015. His replacement, former Arizona Cardinals’ defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, had been working his...
Jake Rose
8 months ago
Marvin Lewis
The Cincinnati Bengals suffered a tough defeat against the Broncos in overtime on Monday night, knocking them from the coveted second seed in the AFC for the time being. The Bengals could still get the second seed back, but it will take a win...
Mike Dussault
8 months ago
The New England Patriots need one more win to secure home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs and they'll have to do it against a 5-10 Miami Dolphins team that could be without starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill. The Pats were hit with...
Mike Dussault
8 months ago
Week 17 is the toughest of the NFL season to handicap. The three categories of teams I talked about last week —  1) teams that care, 2) teams that don't and 3) teams that don't know if they care or not ...
Matt Josephs
8 months ago
Brock Osweiler
The Cincinnati Bengals travel to Denver to take on the Broncos in a game that will have major implications for the AFC playoff picture. The winner of this game will be in a commanding position for a vital bye week and also still be in position to...
Mike Dussault
8 months ago
Teddy Bridgewater
The Minnesota Vikings (9-5) look to clinch a playoff spot in Sunday's primetime matchup against the New York Giants (6-8). The Vikings hold the first of two NFC wild card spots and are one game behind Green Bay for the division title. Minnesota...
Jason Hall
8 months ago
Carson Palmer
A win for the Arizona Cardinals (12-2) this afternoon would clinch the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs. Ironically, Green Bay is the only team that can mathematically swap places with Arizona, giving this matchup added significance. A victory...
Rob McVey
8 months ago
Pete Carroll
With another playoff berth in their back pocket the Seattle Seahawks (9-5) now set their sights on doing what they need to do in order to lock down the fifth seed in the NFC playoffs. The difference between the No. 5 and No. 6 seeds in the...
Scott Whittum
8 months ago
J.J. Watt
Former Dallas Cowboys’ backup quarterback Brandon Weeden was being funny when he responded to a question about the possibility of filling for Tony Romo when he said, “God forbid I am forced to play.” That was in August,...
Jake Rose
8 months ago
Drew Brees
Welcome to Week 16, also known as championship week for the majority of fantasy leagues. While the injury report has been lengthy all season, this is the week to focus on the players that could mean the difference between getting one more, oh-so-...
Sarah Lewis
8 months ago
Brandon Marshall
The 9-5 New York Jets host the 12-2 New England Patriots Sunday, with the Jets currently sitting on the outside of the playoffs looking in. The Jets have been surging in recent weeks; having won four games in row, but are still losing the AFC wild...
Mike Dussault
8 months ago

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