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CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 29: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals throws a pass during the NFL game against the Baltimore Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Chargers Hope To Eliminate AFC North Champion Bengals

What seemed only like a pipe dream a few weeks ago became reality this past Sunday for the San Diego Chargers and their fans.

12/31/2013

Geno Smith braces for impact as he is hit by Kawann Short of the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on December 15, 2013. The Panthers beat the Jets 30-20. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Jets Staring Elimination In Face After Loss To Panthers

The Jets (6-8) will be eliminated from playoff contention if Baltimore wins at Detroit on Monday night. “This one would be Ripley’s if we pull it off,” head coach Rex Ryan said Sunday.

12/16/2013

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Jets’ Ryan: Panthers Game ‘Means Everything To Us’

Jets coach Rex Ryan knows his team needs a win on Sunday to remain legitimate contenders in the AFC playoff picture. But that won’t be easy against 9-4 Carolina.

12/12/2013

Chris Ivory (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images), Jason Pierre-Paul (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Jones: Jets, Giants In Middle Of It All Despite The Ups And Downs

Who would have imagined three months ago that the Jets would be in the wild-card hunt? (Sunday’s blowout notwithstanding.) And who could have thought one month ago that the Giants would be back in the race? (Besides Antrel Rolle.)

11/18/2013

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Rex Ryan Says ‘So-Called Experts’ Knew Nothing About Jets

The Jets were expected to stink this season. Plain and simple. Then a funny thing happened…

11/13/2013

Quarterback Geno Smith of the New York Jets throws a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons on October 7, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Geno Smith Named AFC Offensive Player Of The Week

Smith followed up a turnover-laden stinker in Week 4 with a gem at the Georgia Dome, going 16-of 20 for 199 yards and three scores.

10/09/2013

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Keidel: Manning The Pocket

Peyton is still here. He’s still active. Boy, is he active. And last night was more than dropping a double-nickel, like Jordan did against the Knicks on his comeback trail.

09/06/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Conference Will Win Super Bowl XLVIII? AFC Vs. NFC

Each team has just 16 chances to distinguish itself from the pack in order to secure a playoff spot and hopefully a bid in the Super Bowl. The question is, quite simply, will the Super Bowl champion emerge from the AFC or NFC?

09/06/2013

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It’s Back! 2013 NFL Season Kicks Off With Ravens-Broncos Matchup

The NFL’s marketing machine put up gigantic banners of Flacco alongside Peyton Manning on the Broncos’ stadium to promote the league’s first game of the 2013 season. Fans are furious, Manning is miffed and Flacco is flummoxed.

09/05/2013

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AFC Update: Injuries Pile Up During Week 2 Of NFL Preseason

This week saw an increase in preseason intensity. Starters played longer, and the injury totals spiked yet again. Here’s the scoop from all around the AFC…

08/19/2013

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AFC Update: Roster Struggles Loom Ahead Of NFL Preseason

With July winding down, and the inaugural preseason game just one Sunday away, here’s a look at the latest events and goings on in around the AFC…

07/30/2013

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AFC Update: Training Camps Open, Teams Prepare For NFL Season

The country finds itself in the midst of seemingly unrelenting heat. With fantasy drafts beginning to also heat up, here’s the latest news from around the AFC…

07/23/2013

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AFC Update: Arrests And Legal Issues Continue Across NFL

With the first preseason game just a few Sundays away, here’s a brief recap of the events occurring around the AFC.

07/16/2013

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NFC Update: Contract Extensions And Rehabbed Players Returning To NFL

Contract extensions and players expected to return for Week 1. Here’s a glimpse of the news and stories emerging from the NFC this week..

07/16/2013

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AFC Roundup: Quarterback Battles Heat Up Across NFL

As many of us celebrated the birthday of our great nation this week, the NFL activities still continued in full force. Here’s a quick review of the events which transpired this week in the AFC…

07/09/2013

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