56-14. You just don’t see scores like that in the NFL very often. Tampa Bay didn’t look like an NFL team last night, not scoring until the fourth quarter. For Atlanta, this was exactly the performance it needed.
Matt Ryan threw for 286 yards and three touchdowns, Julio Jones hauled in nine passes for 161 yards and a couple of scores, and Devin Hester set an NFL record with his 20th return for a TD as the Falcons routed the hapless Tampa Bay Buccaneers 56-14.
Jets guard Willie Colon said quarterback Geno Smith didn’t give any sort of “Disney pep talk” before leading Monday night’s game-winning drive. The rookie just went in and got the job done.
Last week, I pegged the Jets as not ready for prime time. Hence the crow, which I’ll gladly chow down if it means I’ve just witnessed the turning point in the maturity of Gang Green.
The Jets rookie quarterback shocks the world with an outstanding performance against the Atlanta Falcons.
If the Falcons don’t start winning, they can forget about those Super Bowl hopes. Meanwhile, the Jets don’t want to slip below .500 — especially on national television.
Can the Jets rookie quarterback overcome adversity and a hostile environment to secure a victory for Gang Green?
Having an elite signal-caller who can win you the game in crunch time is essential for any NFL franchise.
49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Falcons 28-24 in the NFC championship.
Is it possible to be hyped up about the AFC and NFC championship games this weekend? Or must attention be focused on Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and the fake death of his fake girlfriend?
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.
Matt Bryant kicked a 49-yard field goal with 8 seconds left and the Atlanta Falcons bounced back after blowing a 20-point lead.
What’s notable for the Giants is that Eli Manning is not going to the Pro Bowl and there can be no argument that he was jobbed, the voting was a sham or an injustice has been done.
“We’re never out of the fight,” Rolle said. “…We’ve still got this thing, and we’re going to go out there and fight. We will give it our all this coming Sunday.”
The Giants failed to answer the bell as they were steamrolled by the Falcons 34-0.