Articles tagged "nfl playoffs"
Matt Cassel, Poor Situtional Football Sink Chip Kelly's Philadelphia Eagles
The Eagles have given up 48+ points just 13 times in their long history, two of those games this year alone. And the latest was the worst of the bunch: Chip Kelly's Eagles were ripped up by back-up QB Matt Cassel and the wounded, Adrian Peterson-less Vikings. Credit poor coaching.
Handicapping Roundup: 5 Money-Making Team Trends
CHFF oddsmaking analysts Mike Wilkening explores five team trends that can help you make money, from the potential of several high-profile teams down the stretch here in 2013 to a long-look ahead at potential Super Bowl champs in 2014.
Talented Cincinnati Bengals Are AFC's Postseason Sleeper
Perhaps the only viable alternative to the Patriots and Broncos in the AFC, the Bengals could be a nice value play in the postseason.
New England 34, Denver 31: Instant Classic Tees Up Brady-Manning XV in January
The New England Patriots upended the Denver Broncos 34-31 in utterly improbable overtime fashion in Foxboro Sunday night. The win put the Patriots in prime position to earn a first-round bye and increased the likelihood football fans will get a Brady-Manning XV epic in January.
Cup of Statistical Joe: Flacco Best Big-Game QB In NFL Today
Much has been made Ray Lewis’s emotional impact on the Ravens. It's a nice, warm story. The Cold, Hard Football Fact is that Baltimore is in the Super Bowl because Joe Flacco is the best big-game QB in the NFL today.
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.
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.
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.
- Tanking 101: Falcons Failed to Do the Smart Thing
- Disappointing Falcons, Texans League-Worst 0-8 vs. Quality Opponents
- Stifling Seahawks (No. 1 Scoring D); Red-Hot Chiefs (No. 3 Scoring O) Top CHFF Power Rankings
- St. Louis 27, New Orleans 16: Rams Compound Saints Road Problems
- Bloated Yardage Totals Creating Record Season For All 32 Teams
- Miami 24, New England 20: Dolphins Alter AFC Landscape
- Russell Wilson Joins Dan Marino, Peyton Manning in Record Books
- Seattle 23, New York Giants 0: Seahawks Silence Giants
- 2013: The Year Of The 14-Point Comeback
- NFL Bottom Line: Stats That Defined Each Week 15 Game