No quarterback has been to the playoffs more than Peyton Manning or experienced more heartache either. Only once in his previous dozen trips to the postseason has Manning put his fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy.
When the San Diego Chargers went into Denver last month and beat the Broncos, no doubt some eyebrows were raised. Now, imagine if they do it again this Sunday.
Being the sixth and final seed in the NFL playoffs usually means you’re a sizable underdog. When it comes to the San Diego Chargers, that holds true a second weekend straight.
The Denver Broncos are arguably the best team in the NFL, but that doesn’t mean they’re going to win this week. In fact, many stats show Peyton Manning and his Broncos are more likely to lose than win, as the No. 1 seed against the No. 6 seeded San Diego Chargers.
Not many people expected the San Diego Chargers to go into Denver on a Thursday night last month and come away with a win. Now, can the Bolts do it all over again?
The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t won a playoff game in 23 years and now one more year can be added onto that streak. The San Diego Chargers were able to continue their rejuvenated season by dominating the Bengals and eliminating Cincinnati from the playoffs.
San Diego took advantage of Andy Dalton’s three turnovers in the second half on Sunday, pulling away to a 27-10 victory that extended the Bengals’ streak of playoff misery to 23 years and counting.
If you ask many people around the NFL to give you a prediction for this weekend’s San Diego-Cincinnati AFC Wild Card game, most folks would lean towards the Bengals.
To say that the New York Giants have had an inconsistent season is to be kind. In fact, at times, New York has performed downright poorly, as penalties and poor execution have plagued the G-men all year. Not surprisingly, these same themes reared their ugly head as Big Blue fell to the San Diego Chargers 37-14 on Sunday. Coupled with wins by the Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers, the loss dropped New York out of playoff contention.
Tom Coughlin felt the Giants were regaining some respectability. That is until they got off to a terrible start and went on to a 37-14 loss to the Chargers on Sunday and were eliminated from the playoff picture.
The San Diego Chargers ended the Giants’ playoff hopes by defeating New York 37-14 on Sunday.
Eli Manning claims he can’t even remember why Archie Manning told the Chargers not to take his son with the No. 1 pick overall in 2004.
It’s a shame there won’t be more on the line when Eli Manning and the Giants take on Philip Rivers and the Chargers 10 years later.
A father of four himself, Craig can sorta relate. He let us in on what a typical car ride is like with the Carton clan…
The best QB’s of the 2004 draft — Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger meet on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.