Articles tagged "NFC championship game"
Arizona Cardinals, Not Carolina Panthers, Team to Beat in the NFC
The Panthers are 12-0 but they're not the most dangerous team in the NFC. That honor falls to the 10-2 Cardinals, who host the 8-4 Vikings tonight in a game that will impact the NFC playoff picture.
Final Four Proves Winning in NFL All About the Quarterback
The NFC title game pits the two top-rated passers in both regular season and postseason history, Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson; the AFC title game pits the winningest QB of all time, Tom Brady, against young superstar QB Andrew Luck.
Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts Foil Statistically Perfect Final 4
We were destined for a statistically perfect final four, pitting the most powerful teams in football according to our all-powerful Quality Stats. Then Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts upset the Denver Broncos Sunday night.
Seattle Seahawks Brash Legion of Boom Proves Real Statistical Deal
Seattle's Legion of Boom is brash, loud and obnoxious. It's also the real statistical deal, as the best pass defense in football in 2013. Powered by this unit, the Seahawks held on for a 23-17 win over the San Francisco 49ers and the franchise's second trip to the Super Bowl.
Richard Sherman Video: CB Unhinged During Erin Andrews Postgame Interview
NFC title game hero Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks was unhinged and ungracious during his postgame interview with Erin Andrews, screaming that he's "the best corner in the game!” while practically spitting all over the shocked reporter.
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.
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.
Hello New Orleans: San Francisco Beats Atlanta, 28-24
The San Francisco 49ers beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 in the NFC championship game, overcoming a huge first-half deficit and dominating the second half to advance to the sixth Super Bowl in franchise history. Here are five knee-jerk Cold, Hard Football Facts.
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