Articles tagged "AFC championship game"
New England Patriots Buried by Denver's Orange Avalanche
Who will the Patriots take with the Draft's 29th pick? Their selection spot is assured, thanks to a 26-16 loss to Denver in the AFC Championship.
Legacy Lost: Brady, Belichick, New England Patriots Overmatched By Manning, Denver Broncos
Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots came up with a small, Lilliputian performance in what was dubbed a “Legacy Game” from coast to coast for almost everyone involved on both sides of the ball.
Colonel Comey's Patriots-Broncos AFC Title Game Blog
Colonel Comey reported from Mile High for the Big Game. He chronicled the minute-by-minute action here, from the pre-game lunch (steak tips!), to the authoritative Broncos performance to the final 26-16 Denver victory.
Patriots-Broncos: Trends Graphs Show Statistical Mirror Image
The final four teams this year are an amazing 44-2 (.947) when winning the battle of Passer Rating Differential, including a perfect 21-0 by the AFC title contenders. We take a graphical look at the seasons in New England and Denver and found remarkable similarities.
Trifecta Takes Contrarian Position In Conference Title Games
The CHFF Trifecta has surged in recent weeks, including a 6-2 performance in the playoffs. This week, the Trifecta tries to move into winning territory for the season with contrarian picks in both the Patriots-Broncos and 49ers-Seahawks conference title tilts.
Tailgate Like a Champ: Recipes For All Four 2013-14 Title-Game Teams
The Cold, Hard Football Facts crew likes to munch on great tailgate food almost as much as we like to crunch hard-hitting stats. Here’s a look at four classic tailgate dishes representing the cities battling in the final four of the 2013 season.
Get Tough Or Die: New England’s 17-Minute Moment of Truth
The New England Patriots entered the 2013 season with two choices: Get tough. Or die. They proved their physical fortitude with 6 rushing TDs Saturday against the Colts. They proved their mental toughness during a 17-minute moment of truth against the Broncos in Week 12.
Tom Brady, Peyton Manning: History's Greatest Winners
Tom Brady and Peyton Manning each advanced to the AFC title game with divisional round wins. They also advanced further up the list of greatest winners in NFL history, all but lapping the legends in win-loss differential.
Captain Comeback: Harbaugh Brothers Blank NFL’s Top Comeback QBs
Atlanta's Matt Ryan and New England's Tom Brady are the top two comeback quarterbacks in football. But they were each blanked in the second half at home by the Harbaugh Brothers. Captain Comeback breaks it all down.
Last Stand: Baltimore Ravens Smash New England Patriots Mystique For Final Time
John Harbaugh and the Ravens did more than just beat the Patriots in the AFC title game. They exposed for the final time a failed strategy in New England that has yielded plenty of great stats, records and regular seasons but that ultimately failed in the end with four mirror-image losses.