LeGarrette Blount Is Carrying Patriots' Hopes On His Shoulders250-pound LeGarrette Blount struggled the last time he faced the Broncos, a game the Patriots won 34-31 in overtime Nov. 24. He carried the ball three times and lost it twice.
Manning's Broncos March Into AFC Championship Game, Send Chargers PackingPeyton 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.
Broncos WR Wes Welker Has No Apprehensions About Concussions Or RustWelker missed the Broncos' last 3½ games after sustaining his second concussion in a four-week span just before halftime in a game against Tennessee on Dec. 8.
Rivers And The Chargers Have Momentum On Their SideChargers QB Philip Rivers is 6-2 in Denver. And he'd be 7-1 if not for Ed Hochuli's blown call on a last-minute Denver fumble in 2008. Rivers And The Chargers Have Momentum On Their Side
Seismologists Say Loud Seahawks Fans Made Ground ShakeSeismologists believe Seattle Seahawks fans shook the ground under Seattle's CenturyLink Field during Saturday's playoff win.
Record-Setting Broncos QB Peyton Manning Has Seen Playoff Triumphs And HeartbreakNo 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.
Colts QB Andrew Luck Will Try To Keep Magic Run GoingThe Colts completed the second biggest comeback in NFL postseason history. They outlasted the Kansas City Chiefs in a wild-card game 45-44 after trailing 38-10 early in the third quarter.
Clutch Kickers Gostkowski And Vinatieri Face Off In Divisional PlayoffsThere is a mutual admiration between clutch kickers Stephen Gostkowski and Adam Vinatieri.
Seahawks And Saints Are Ready For NFC Divisional Playoff ClashThe Seahawks chance at making amends for what happened in last season's playoffs arrives Saturday when they host New Orleans in the NFC divisional playoff.
Dawson Kicks Game-Winning Field Goal, Niners Defeat Packers 23-20Phil Dawson kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired as the San Francisco 49ers beat the Green Bay Packers 23-20 on Sunday night in a frigid NFC wild-card game.
Saints Head Coach Sean Payton Is Encouraged By Road Playoff WinSaints head coach Sean Payton pointed to New Orleans' nearly 10-minute edge in time of possession, converting seven of 13 third downs compared to the Eagles' three of 12.
Colts Have Little Time To Savor Stunning Comeback Over ChiefsThe shocking turnaround, from a 38-10 second-half deficit to 45-44 victory over the Chiefs, left Indianapolis spent both physically and mentally, linebacker Jerrell Freeman said.
Rivers Leads Chargers To Victory Over Bengals, Setting Up A Meeting With The BroncosSan 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.
Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch Fined $50,000 For Violating NFL's Media PolicyThe NFL has fined Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $50,000 for violating the league's media policy.
Television Blackouts Possible In 3 NFL Playoffs Cities This WeekendThe last time an NFL playoff game was blacked out was on Jan. 10, 2002, a wild-card game between the Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens in Miami.