The banged-up Hawks are still holding on to the final playoff spot in the East. But — get this — general manager Danny Ferry says clinching the eighth seed isn’t exactly his team’s top priority.
The commish said Tuesday that adding two more wild-card teams is under consideration, but didn’t say when the league would be eyeing a potential expansion to its playoff format.
As devastating as that may have been for Andy Reid’s group, Kansas City’s collapse looked like kid stuff when compared to the Giants’. In terms of speed of descent and area of splatter, few live up to that mess at Candlestick Park.
The road was kind in the wild-card round. The next challenge might be more daunting for the Saints, 49ers and Chargers. Not to mention the Colts, the only team to win at home this weekend.
After a brief time without the television cameras documenting the Morning Extravaganza, Boomer & Carton were back in front of the bright lights, premiering this morning on the CBS Sports Network.
The Kansas City Chiefs lost an eighth-straight postseason game on Saturday, losing 45-44 to the Indianapolis Colts after holding a 28-point lead in the third quarter.
While some layer up and brave the conditions at freezing Lambeau Field, the rest of Green Bay will be able to watch Packers-49ers from the warmth of their homes.
The Green Bay Packers have had trouble stopping the 49ers in their last two meetings. Now they have to try and beat them in the playoffs while facing injury issues on defense.
You again? It begins with the Colts hosting the Chiefs on Saturday. At night, in the only first-round game not involving teams that faced each other this season, New Orleans is at Philadelphia.
Justin Tucker made six field goals, including a franchise-record 61-yarder with 38 seconds left that lifted Baltimore to an 18-16 win over the Lions in a Monday night matchup with major postseason implications.
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.
Fans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.
The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.
Sheen has watched his beloved Cincinnati Reds make the playoffs three times in four years. Too bad all those runs ended in the first round.
The first person David Price looked for after pitching the Rays into the playoffs was third baseman Evan Longoria. Price yelled after the two locked eyes, and they embraced to start the celebration.