Articles tagged "AFC title game"

New England Patriots Buried by Denver's Orange Avalanche

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 19, 2014

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

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 19, 2014

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

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 19, 2014

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

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 16, 2014

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

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 14, 2014

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

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 13, 2014

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

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 20, 2013

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

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 20, 2013

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.



Bovada: New England Patriots Even Money To Win Super Bowl

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 14, 2013

The New England Patriots are even money to win the Super Bowl, according to the folks at Bovada. Here's a look at the Super Bowl odds for each of the conference title game contenders, plus likely pairings.



 



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