Team Grades: Denver Defense Punches Golden Ticket To Super Bowl 50Denver's defense plays lights out against the Patriots and the offense comes up with just enough points to put the Broncos in the Super Bowl for the second time in three years.
Injury Report: Broncos' Roby Only Player Limited In Practice FridayDenver is the healthiest its been all season as the team heads into the AFC Championship, while the Patriots list 16 players as questionable.
Ed Hochuli Will Referee AFC Championship Game With All-Star CrewPlus, a defensive duo are especially excited for New England, the Patriots will have a better roster than the last time they met and Denver needs help on special teams
Brady-Manning XVII Is About Much More Than Just The QuarterbacksDespite the marquee names headlining the matchup, the play of the quarterbacks won't be as big of a factor as the performance of the defenses in the AFC Championship game.
Belichick On Under-Inflated Balls: ‘We Try To Do Everything Right’New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is defending the way his team preps its game balls and said his team earned its spot in the Super Bowl fairly.
Keidel: Final Chapter In Manning Vs. Brady?No matter who has the edge Sunday, it seems the nation is rooting for Manning, because it's been harder for him to win, because he's not so pretty, because he's considered one of us, because you get the sense that his aw-shucks, southern refrain is real.
America's Leading Sportscasters Predict AFC And NFC Championship WinnersIn anticipation of the AFC and NFC Championship games this weekend, we've pulled together America's leading sportscasters to make their predictions and picks for Patriots-Broncos and 49ers-Seahawks.
Sports Verdict: Which QB Will Win AFC Championship? Peyton Manning Vs. Tom BradyThe good news: either Manning or Brady will get to go to another Super Bowl. The bad news: one of them will not, and be denied adding more to his legacy yet again.
Silverman: Jets’ Horror Show Means That The End Is At HandThis is a full-fledged NFL disaster, and there is no turning back right now. The Jets have no quarterback, their receivers are awful and their coaching staff lacks common sense. There is no saving this team.
Lichtenstein: A Jets Fan's Cruel Curse Of Hoping, Wanting, BelievingWith the Jets, I have to deal with schizophrenia. Keep expectations low. Don’t invest your passion this year. It has never been as easy as it sounds.
Keidel: Jets Are Green With Giant EnvyThe Jets flexed their Napoleon complex by trading for Tim Tebow – perhaps the last player they need right now. It was a way of acting out, Big Blue’s little bro showing the world that they can grab a headline or two, too.
Dyer: Jets Make Right Move By Retaining Mark SanchezIt wasn’t a big splash, the big name signing or the hired gun. Instead, it was the right move.