Articles tagged "AFC title game"
It's All About the QB: NFL Playoffs Prove Parity a Myth
The league's best quarterbacks have made a mockery of parity yet again in 2014: the top 3 seeds in the NFC are led by the three highest-rated passers in NFL history, while the same old QBs dominate the AFC playoff picture, too.
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.
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.
Brady vs. Manning: By The (Oddsmaking) Numbers
Handicappers who have consistently backed Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have done well for themselves, and the numbers prove it. But how do these two legends stack up head to head when it comes to making fans money?
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.
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.
San Francisco 49ers Biggest Road Favorite In Modern Title Game History
Good news 49ers and Patriots fans: favorites win consistently in the conference title games. But San Francisco is a huge anomaly: at -4 to -4.5, the 49ers are the biggest road favorite in a conference title game in the Live Ball Era.
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