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.
Patriots Beat Ravens 23-20, Advance To Super Bowl XLVIThe Patriots beat the stunned Ravens 23-20 in the AFC championship game Sunday after Baltimore's Billy Cundiff missed a 32-yard field goal attempt with 11 seconds remaining that would have tied the score.
NFL Divisional Playoff RoundupThe New York Giants became the only road team to win in this month's NFL playoffs, stunning the Green Bay Packers 37-20 Sunday to advance to the NFC championship game.
Schwartz: Trouble In Paradise For JetsThe Jets just weren’t good enough to be a playoff team in 2011-12. Sunday’s 19-17 loss to the Dolphins was a fitting end to a season full of unfulfilled promises, inconsistent play, and turmoil.
Dyer: Jets Go Back In Time To Find SuccessIt took 14 weeks of the NFL season but the Jets finally have found and established their identity, looking every bit the part of the playoff caliber team most envisioned during preseason.