AFC Championship Game

Peyton Manning (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Broncos Boast Big Firepower And A Confident Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning may have looked over New England’s defense and realized that unless the Broncos beat themselves with fumbles, stumbles and tumbles, the highest-scoring team in NFL history should put up plenty of points on the Patriots.

01/19/2014

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images);  49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Silverman: NFC Young Gun Will Eclipse An AFC QB Legend Come Feb. 2

Peyton Manning and Tom Brady are clearly football royalty. On the other side, you see two sleek athletes who represent the NFL’s future. Colin Kaepernick has already been to one Super Bowl, while Russell Wilson is trying to get to his first.

01/17/2014

Tom Brady (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Jones: Brady Playing It Cool Ahead Of Championship Game; Rex Ryan’s Future

Brady played the underdog card on Monday but hasn’t harped on it, at least not publicly. “When you play against one of the best teams in the league, you realize there’s very little margin of error,” he said.

01/17/2014

Tom Brady on January 11, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Tom Brady Misses Practice; Belichick Mum As Pats Prepare For Broncos

Four days before the AFC championship game against the Denver Broncos, the star quarterback missed practice Wednesday because of illness and his right shoulder, the Patriots said in their practice report.

01/16/2014

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play against the San Diego Chargers. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pats Will Rely On Running Game, But Broncos Have Physical Edge

Brady and Belichick will join the battle, but they don’t have enough weapons to overcome this problem. The AFC Championship looks like the end of the line for New England.

01/15/2014

Tom Brady (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots In Rare Position As Postseason Underdogs

“I know when we played Baltimore nobody picked us to win,” Brady said. “I’m sure no one’s going to pick us to win this week. We’ve had our backs against the wall for a while.”

01/14/2014

A general view of the field prior to the NFC divisional playoff game between the Seahawks and New Orleans Saints at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Jan. 11, 2014. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Seahawks, Broncos Enact Radical Ticket Policy To Bolster Homefield Advantage

It’s pretty simple. If you are a San Francisco 49ers or New England Patriots fans feeling adventurous and want to go on the road to support your team you better come up with a really creative way of doing it.

01/13/2014

Peyton Manning (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images); Tom Brady (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jones: No Offense Seahawks, Niners, But This Week Is All About Peyton & Tom

So, after a ho-hum divisional playoff weekend, we wind up getting the matchups that everyone wanted anyway. Especially this one: Brady vs. Peyton.

01/13/2014

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 2: A general overhead view of Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High as the sun sets during a game between the Denver Broncos and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on December 2, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

San Diego Hoping For A Mile High City Miracle

When the San Diego Chargers went into Denver last month and beat the Broncos, no doubt some eyebrows were raised. Now, imagine if they do it again this Sunday.

01/10/2014

Ray Lewis (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images), Tom Brady (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images), Colin Kaepernick (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images), Matt Ryan (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Ravens-Patriots, 49ers-Falcons; Stage Set For Championship Sunday

OK, so the Giants didn’t make the playoffs this year. We all know what happened with the Jets. Even without your favorite team in the mix, Championship Sunday is teed up to be a great one.

01/14/2013

(credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

LaDainian Tomlinson: I’d Choose Hall Of Fame Over Super Bowl Ring

Tomlinson said Monday he would rather be enshrined in Canton without a ring than win a title sans his Hall of Fame resume.

06/26/2012

Rex Ryan (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Tim Tebow  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Silverman: Rex Ryan Not The Ideal Coach To Handle Tim Tebow

Few coaches are cut out for this kind of situation. It takes a deft touch and it will need to be defused. You can’t crush Tebowmania, which is what Rex Ryan will try to do if the situation gets out of hand.

06/15/2012

Rex Ryan (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jets’ Darrelle Revis, David Harris Say Rex Ryan Has Been Actively Involved In Defensive Meetings

Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis and inside linebacker David Harris said that head coach Rex Ryan has been increasingly more involved in defensive meetings this offseason, according to reports.

05/15/2012

Tim Tebow at a New York Jets news conference on Monday, March 26, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Dyer: Tebow’s Arrival Will Put Jets In Brutally Difficult Spot

The inevitable will happen. And whether it is in Week 1 or the season finale, Tim Tebow will be the New York Jets’ starter, and a player with his eyes towards heaven will see his new team descend to salary cap hell.

03/26/2012

Mark Sanchez

Mark Sanchez Ready To Leave Lumps Behind, Lift Jets To Playoffs

In a season filled with boos and criticisms, Mark Sanchez refuses to listen to any of it.

12/08/2011

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