After dropping a heartbreaking 18-17 loss on the road in the season opener at Arizona, the Bolts would reel off five straight victories, including a win over the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.
Peyton Manning and the Broncos narrowly avoided a repeat of their playoff slip from last year, advancing to the AFC championship game with a 24-17 win over the Chargers on Sunday.
As the New York Football Giants head into the last quarter of their regular season, the team’s playoff hopes are hanging by a thread. Since the Giants are missing Jason Pierre-Paul again this week, New York will look toward the invigorated Justin Tuck to anchor the pass rush. Their opponent, the San Diego Chargers, are facing a couple of injuries that could affect their line-up.
The Buffalo Bills have made Syracuse’s Doug Marrone their newest head coach.
Eric Chavez drove in a run and broke up a potential double play that helped lead to three more, making the most of a spot start and sending the New York Yankees to a 5-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.