All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘nfl playoffs’

Percy Harvin Will Not Play In NFC Championship Game

After battling injuries throughout the season, Percy Harvin returned to the field recently. Unfortunately, his injuries continue to catch up with him, and he will be forced to sit out during the NFC Championship Game. Percy Harvin has been ruled out of the NFC Championship Game, and the game will surely be one of the most intense games in recent …

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NFL Playoff Schedule Set and Ready to Go

It’s down to the final four teams in the NFL. Two squads will earn the right to represent their respective divisions at Superbowl XLVIII on February 2nd in New Jersey. No one is surprised that the Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks are the last teams standing. All four have dominated in their division and …

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Tom Brady Defeats Luck, Next Up Manning

The New England Patriots beat up the Indianapolis Colts last night in the AFC Championship Game. The offensively charged Patriots won 43-22, but surprisingly the victory had very little to do with quarterback Tom Brady. In fact, the future Hall of Famer, three time Super Bowl Champ and perennial top-ranked passer only threw for 198 yards with no touchdowns. The …

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Seattle Seahawks Inch Closer to the Super Bowl

Saturday’s NFC Division Round game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New Orleans Saints seemed over. Marshawn Lynch was in true “beast mode” when he rushed for his second touchdown of the game and put the Seahawks up 23-8 late in the fourth. The stalwart Seattle D and the notorious “12th Man” rendered Drew Brees’ usually prolific offense nearly useless. …

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San Francisco 49ers Defeat Green Bay Packers, Advance To Play Panthers

In terms of seeding, the San Francisco 49ers came into Green Bay as the underdog, with the Packers winning the NFC North, and earning the #4 seed in the playoffs. However, the 49ers were on a winning streak, and after defeating the Packers in the playoffs last season, many people were picking them to win the game. The temperature of …

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Chuck Pagano Never Lost Faith in His Team

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano knows how to face adversity. When the cancer survivor was diagnosed with leukemia last September his reaction was one of defiance. “It never entered my mind that I wouldn’t beat it. I never once thought, ‘This is it.” Thankfully for Pagano, his starting quarterback Andrew Luck has that same never quit mentality. With his …

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Ric Flair Fires Up 49ers, One 49er Goes For Green Bay’s Jugular

Let the NFL playoff games begin! First Hulk Hogan decides to motivate the New England Patriots. Now, Ric Flair gives a pep talk to the San Francisco 49ers! As an avid supporter in the “Quest For Six,” the WWE Champion has made it a priority to share his sentiments with the team. Fox News reports that last night, the world …

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Kansas City Chiefs Have Bad Luck At Indianapolis

Somewhere, Kansas City Chiefs players, coaches, and staff are sitting around and scratching their heads while wondering, “What in the Hell happened?” At first it may be hard to figure out how a team that is winning by a 31 to 10 in the first half can see things change so dramatically. When the dust settled the score was 44 …

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Colt’s Blackout Avoided Thanks To Meijer

Talk about down to the wire! The Indianapolis Colts narrowly avoided a television blackout of their playoff game. The threat came thanks to an NFL rule. When a team’s game fails to sellout at least 72 hours before kickoff, there is no local broadcasting of the game. Harsh. In this case, the NBC affiliate at Fort Wayne would have been …

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Colts Blackout Averted For AFC Wild Card Playoff Game

It was quite a close call for the Indianapolis Colts. It appears they were able to squeeze pass the daunting possibility of a blackout. Although yesterday it looked as though they totally out of the woods yet. However, they have sold the last 4,500 tickets needed to avert the blackout. According to CBS Sports, NFL officials have announced that the Saturday wildcard …

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Mike Tomlin Reacts To Call In Chargers Game, Talks About NFL Officiating

Mike Tomlin, the coach of Pittsburgh Steelers, is likely to have a strong opinion on the way the end of the game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers played out. The game between the Chiefs and Chargers was the last piece of the puzzle in getting the Steelers into the playoffs, and unfortunately, things did not …

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Black Monday Firings: Several NFL Coaches Lost Their Job Today

After unfavorable results at the end of the season, several NFL head coaches have been fired from their jobs. At the end of the season, some teams move on to the post-season, and others have the unfortunate task of having to think about next season. In an event that has become known as the black Monday firings, each of the …

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Pittsburgh Steelers Win, Miss Playoffs Thanks To The Result Of Another Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers had all of the odds against them to make the playoffs coming into week 17. However, they did win their game, and almost everything else happened in order for them to make the playoffs. In order to make the playoffs, the Steelers needed to win their game, and they also needed the Ravens, Dolphins and Chargers to …

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LeSean McCoy Is NFL’s Top Rusher In 2013

While it is no surprise to anyone who has been following the NFL closely in 2013, LeSean McCoy has rushed for more yards than any other player. The Philadelphia Eagles have led their opponents with explosive offense, and with the help of LeSean McCoy as a rusher, they have become one of the top teams in the conference. LeSean McCoy …

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Green Bay Packers Beat Bears, Win NFC North

In a series of unexpected events over the past few weeks, the Green Bay Packers were somehow able to be put into a position to win their final game of the season, and send them to the playoffs. Due to the loss that the Bears suffered in week 16, the winner of the final game between the two teams would …

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Steve Smith, Panthers Wide Receiver Will Be Out Week 17 Against Falcons

Steve Smith has become one of the elite wide receivers in the NFL while playing for the Carolina Panthers. Due to a recent injury in an intense game against the Saints, he will be forced to sit out for the final game of the season. Although Steve Smith has been the favorite target of Cam Newton for much of the …

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Jon Kitna Signs With Dallas Cowboys As Insurance For Tony Romo

Any fan of the NFL is aware of the recent struggles of the Dallas Cowboys, and as Tony Romo continues to struggle, it only makes sense that the Cowboys would bring in someone new. Jon Kitna has been signed, and as a veteran, the Cowboys hope that he will be able to help their quarterback situation somehow. The Dallas Cowboys …

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Colin Kaepernick Leads 49ers To Victory, Secures Third Playoff Spot

In an expected victory, but what turned out to be much more of a thrilling game, Colin Kaepernick led his San Francisco 49ers to a victory against the Atlanta Falcons. While the Falcons have been one of the worst teams in the league this year and had nothing to play for, the 49ers still needed the victory in order to …

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Jim Schwartz May Lose His Job After An Awful Season For The Detroit Lions

Well, the post-season for the Detroit Lions is officially out of the picture after their embarrassing overtime loss to the New York Giants. Jim Schwartz has had his ups and downs as a coach, and the Lions have experienced the definition of an up and down season, bringing his future in the city of Detroit into question. Whether Jim Schwartz …

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NFL Playoff Scenarios: Week 16 Is Over, And Playoff Picture Is Wide Open?

It does not normally come to this point, but after 16 weeks of the season, several teams still have a chance to make the playoffs. In a number of possible NFL playoff scenarios, the NFC is especially wide open with only two teams that have clinched the playoffs. Meanwhile, the AFC is slightly more clear with five teams that have …

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NFL Playoff Scenarios: What Happens Next?

Certain teams have already staked a claim in the playoffs. We’re likely to see an exciting series of games as the regular season draws to a close. The Denver Broncos surprised no one by clinching a playoff spot. They are projected to be the top seeded team in the AFC division, but there’s still a lot in the air for …

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Seahawks Dominate Saints On Monday Night Football

Another week of football has gone by, and once again this week’s Monday night game proved to be a disappointment. The game was set up with a large amount of hype and as two of the best teams in the league were playing, the score would come as a surprise to any NFL fan. This editiion of Monday Night Football …

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