Articles tagged "divisional playoffs"
New England Patriots 43, Indianapolis Colts 22: 10 Things We Learned
Bill Belichick struck again. His Patriots used a running attack that surprised nobody paying attention but that still succeed beyond expectations. Eight AFC title games in 13 years is a hell of a legacy for the men in patriotic garb.
Divisional Trifecta: Patriots Rain On Playoff Parade
The CHFF Trifecta went 4-1 in the wildcard round and looks for the Patriots to help provide a big boost in the divisional round. Plus, the Trifecta looks at the Saints chances in Seattle.
Inside Vegas: Wild Card Winners Make Money In Divisional Round
The over is 11-1 in the past three years in the divisional round, and the wild card weekend winners are 26-18 ATS since 2002. All that and the flip-flopping 49ers-Panthers line.
Upset Alert: Underdogs Star in Divisional Round
Jimmy Graham and the New Orleans Saints are among three big road dogs this weekend. The good news for them is that divisional-round underdogs have thrived in recent seasons. Look no further than the last three Super Bowl champions, writes Mike Wilkening.
Famous Last Words: ‘49ers Will Regret Starting Kaepernick’
We bombastically declared last week that the 49ers will regret the decision to start Colin Kaepernick, only to watch him prove the power of Real Quarterback Rating, with a 116.4 performance. Teams better in Real QB Rating are 52-4 (.929) since Week 15.
Mother Of All Stats Gets Hammered Like Drunken Old MILF
We thought of washed up MILFs everywhere when our own Mother of All Stats, Passer Rating Differential, got hammered like cosmo-swilling cougar Mrs. Stiffler in the divisional round. Still, Colin Kaepernick, Tom Brady and our Real and Spectacular picks rock 'n roll on.
Colin Kaepernick Runs Wild, San Francisco 49ers Crush Green Bay Packers
The San Francisco 49ers put away the Green Bay Packers behind a record-setting performance by QB Colin Kaepernick and huge a second-half surge. The 49ers advance to the NFC title game for the second straight year under Jim Harbaugh.
Heartbreaker: Same Old Song And Dance For Peyton Manning
That was an old familiar classic rock tune you heard in Denver Sunday afternoon: a Peyton Manning team dominating the regular season and then fizzling in the postseason. Here is a platinum album of stats and data from Baltimore's 38-35 win at Denver.
Frosty Orange Crush: Our Man Winkler In Denver
Cold, Hard Football Facts AFC West beat man and U.S. Marine Nate Winkler is a rabid Broncos fan and jetted out to Denver for the big Ravens game today, obviously letting down his iron facade of CHFF reporter loyal only to the facts.
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