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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
Russell Wilson
Fresh off of their first road playoff victory in franchise history, the New Orleans Saints will go for two in a row when they take on the Seattle Seahawks in Saturday’s NFC Divisional Playoff game at 4:35 p.m. ET on FOX. Sean Payton’s...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
There were seven coaching jobs open when the NFL’s coaching carousel began and three seats have already been taken. There’s a mad scramble on for the final four, too, as plenty of out-of-work coaches are positioning themselves for new...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means total...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Marvin Lewis
The Cincinnati Bengals will try and snap a 23-year playoff victory drought when they host the San Diego Chargers in the AFC Wild Card game at 1:05 p.m. ET on CBS. The Bengals (11-5) won the AFC North and are in the playoffs for the third straight...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Aaron Rodgers
The San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers, two of the winningest franchises in NFL history, will go head-to-head in the playoffs for the second straight season when their NFC Wild Card game kicks off at 4:40 p.m. ET on FOX. The 49ers (12-4)...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
LeSean McCoy
Defensive purists may not want to watch tonight when the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles go at it in the opening NFC Wild Card game at 8:10 p.m. ET on NBC. The Saints (11-5) and the Eagles (10-6) are among the top four offenses in the...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Andrew Luck
The 2013 NFL playoffs will kick off Saturday with a Week 16 rematch when the Kansas City Chiefs and Indianapolis Colts square off in the AFC Wild Card game at 4:35 p.m. ET on NBC. Andy Reid’s Chiefs (11-5) should be at near full strength for...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Here's a quick preview and prediction for every game on the NFL schedule for Wild Card Weekend.Chiefs (11-5) at Colts (11-5)This is a rematch of two weeks ago, when Indy stampeded Kansas City, 23–7, at Arrowhead. The Colts forced four...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the NFC and AFC No. 1 seeds, Seattle and Denver, to the No. 1 overall pick, Houston.1. Seahawks (13-3) Clinch NFC’s top seed, NFL’s toughest division.2. Broncos (13-3) Peyton Manning ends year with 5,477...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Aaron Rodgers, QB, PackersIn Week 9, Mr. Discount Doublecheck suffered a collarbone injury in a 27–20 loss to the rival Bears. Title Town was 5–2 when Rodgers went down before staggering to a 2–5–1 record without their Super...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
While playoff tickets are being punched on the final Sunday of the NFL regular season, just as many pink slips are being prepared for the following day — known as “Black Monday” in head coaching circles.This season was no...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Shanahan leaves the Redskins with a 24-40 record in four seasons
The Mike Shanahan Era ended weeks ago in Washington when the first reports surfaced of a rift between him and owner Dan Snyder. The rift was apparently over Robert Griffin III, the franchise quarterback, and there was no way that the coach could...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Peyton Manning
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means total...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Locks of the WeekInner division games featuring teams in must-win (or must-lose) mode are ripe for the picking in the regular-season finale.Colts (-11) vs. JaguarsIndy stampeded J-Ville, 37–3, in Week 4. The Colts are fresh off of big wins...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Unless you’re still a Garrett Hartley owner, there’s no reason to switch kickers now.Matt Prater, Stephen Gostkowski, Adam Vinatieri all got you here and none of them are playing for anything this week. No pressure.Justin Tucker, Mason...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Carolina has been a double-digit scoring defense/special teams 11 times this season, and gets an Atlanta team that was one of those 11.The Panthers will go for the NFC South title against a Falcons team that they scored 21 against in Week 9, and...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Jimmy Graham, the game’s top tight end, will be trying to help the Saints keep pace for an NFC South title Sunday against a Tampa Bay team he destroyed near the beginning of the season. His 10 catches for 179 yards on 16 targets were all...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Fantasy’s top three running backs close out the 2013 regular season with three fantastic matchups.LeSean McCoy draws a Dallas team allowing the most points to running backs. Jamaal Charles gets a San Diego team he scored 30 fantasy points...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
The greatest fantasy football season for a quarterback — assuming he can score five more points — comes to an end this week as Peyton Manning goes to Oakland. Part of the 5,211 yards and 51 touchdowns he has so far came via a...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Dez Bryant leads the Week 17 receivers charge as the Dallas Cowboys play host to the Philadelphia Eagles in Sunday night’s NFC East title game. Bryant gets an Eagles team that allows the most to catches, yards and TDs per game to receivers....
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 17, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports' editors.Panthers (11-4) at Falcons (4-11)The Cats can wrap up the NFC South crown and a first-round bye with win in Cam Newton’s...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The holidays are a time for gift giving. For most NFL players, the ultimate prize is the Vince Lombardi Trophy given to the winning team in the Super Bowl. Outsdie of the highest honor in team sports, however, individual awards are pretty sweet.We...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the stampeding Broncos to the staggering Texans.1. Broncos (12-3) Von Miller out for season following ACL injury.2. Seahawks (12-3) Fourteen-game home winning streak snapped.3. Panthers (11-4) Cam Newton throws last-...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
LeSean McCoy, RB, Eagles“Shady” shined under the bright lights on Sunday night, with 18 carries for a Week 16-best 133 yards (7.4 ypc) and two trips to the end zone during a 54–11 blowout victory over the Bears. But McCoy wasn...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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