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Hawks Shut Down Gore on the way to Super Bowl XLVIII

January 20, 2014 • Front Page, Game Recap, NFCComments (0)

Third-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick nearly pulled off an upset to lead the San Francisco 49ers to their second consecutive Super Bowl appearance, but three fourth quarter turnovers proved to be too much for the fifth-seeded Niners at CenturyLink Field Sunday night. Kaepernick’s second interception of the game with :30 to play sealed the game for...

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Broncos Set for First Super Bowl Appearance in 15 years

January 19, 2014 • AFC, Front Page, Game Recap, RecapComments (0)

The last time the Denver Broncos made an appearance in a Super Bowl? It was 1998. Fifteen years ago. John Elway was quarterbacking. Head coach Mike Shanahan and offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak led Denver’s second-highest scoring offense to a 14-2...

Peyton Manning Silences Critics, Leads Broncos to AFC Championship

January 13, 2014 • AFC, Front Page, Game Recap, RecapComments (0)

There’s no doubt that Peyton Manning, though one of the best regular season quarterbacks of all-time, has seen his fair share of critics when it comes to his postseason play. Apparently, his Super Bowl MVP award from 2006 isn’t enough to convince...

49ers Overcome 1st Half Domination, Set for 3rd Straight NFC Championship

January 13, 2014 • Front Page, Game Recap, NFC, RecapComments (0)

Coming off another big-time playoff win over the Green Bay Packers in their Wild Card victory last weekend, the San Francisco 49ers headed into Sunday’s Divisional Round match-up with No. 2 seeded Carolina with plenty of confidence. As the No. 5 seed in...

LeGarrette Blount’s Big Game Lifts Patriots Past Colts

January 11, 2014 • AFC, Front Page, Game Recap, RecapComments (0)

Prior to the start of tonight’s AFC Divisional round game between the fourth-seeded Indianapolis Colts and second-seeded New England Patriots, you would have expected this game to be a back-and-forth duel between Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady and...

Seattle Takes Care of Business at Home, Sends Brees & Saints Packing

January 11, 2014 • Front Page, Game Recap, NFC, RecapComments (0)

Seattle narrowly escaped a second-half collapse at home against the New Orleans Saints today, coming away with a 23-15 victory and a shot at the NFC Conference Championship next Sunday. Seattle’s top-tier defense dominated Super Bowl-winning signal...

49ers/Packers Round VII: Niners Win Again, Sending Rodgers Packing

January 5, 2014 • Front Page, Game Recap, NFC, RecapComments (0)

Five-seeded San Francisco headed into Green Bay, Wisconsin’s Lambeau Field earlier today, in negative wind chill conditions, to battle for a spot in the next round of the NFC Playoffs for the second consecutive season. And for the second consecutive...

Bengals’ Playoff Struggles Continue at Home Against San Diego

January 5, 2014 • AFC, Front Page, Game Recap, RecapComments (0)

During the Marvin Lewis era (2003-present), the Cincinnati Bengals have endured four postseason appearances heading into this season. Over that four-season span, the Bengals have come away with an 0-4 postseason record. But 2013 was poised to be a different...

Six-Seeded Saints Survive Chilly Night in Philadelphia

January 4, 2014 • Front Page, Game Recap, NFCComments (0)

All week long Super Bowl MVP quarterback Drew Brees has been questioned in the media as to whether or not he’ll be able to go into Lincoln Financial Field and steal one away from the three-seeded Philadelphia Eagles. But I believe we have found the...

Colts, Andrew Luck Pull off Improbable 28-Point Comeback

January 4, 2014 • AFC, Front Page, Game RecapComments (0)

Despite a career game from Kansas City quarterback Alex Smith, who passed for 378 yards and 4 TDs with zero interceptions, the Indianapolis Colts overcame a 28-point third quarter deficit to win the game 45-44, to advance to the AFC Divisional round of the...