Steelers Team Grades: Pittsburgh Eliminated As Defense Couldn't Stop JaguarsThe Pittsburgh Steelers will not be playing in the Super Bowl for the seventh straight year as they fell to the Jacksonville Jaguars 45-42. With the loss, the Steelers fell to 3-5 in playoff games since their last Super Bowl appearance in 2010.
Patriots Team Grades: Titans Outmatched And Routed As Pats Head To AFC Championship GameThe New England Patriots show just why they are Super Bowl favorites, shutting down the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Divisional Round.
Eagles Grades: Defense Pitches Second-Half Shutout, Nick Foles Gets Job Done Vs. FalconsThe Eagles defense delivered in a hard-fought 15-10 victory over the Falcons in the NFC Divisional Round Playoff matchup.
Giants Team Grades: Mistake-Prone Big Blue Eliminated By Rodgers, PackersThe New York Giants (11-6) entered Sunday's contest against the Green Bay Packers (11-6) as a confident bunch. After 60 minutes of NFL playoff football, the team left frigid Lambeau Field bruised and battered and eliminated.
Jets Team Grades: RB Bilal Powell Helps New York End Season On A Positive NoteThe New York Jets were able to finish a disappointing campaign on a positive note, as carried by running back Bilal Powell, they dominated the Buffalo Bills to the tune of 30-10 in the 2016 NFL season finale.
NY Giants Team Grades: DRC Comes Up Big Blue As G-Men Eliminate Redskins 19-10The Washington Redskins (8-7-1) needed a victory to secure an NFL playoff berth, while the New York Giants (11-5) had nothing to gain. But the G-Men went on the road and stifled the 'Skins offense all afternoon. A second interception by Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie tamped down a last minute threat by the Redskins, and Big Blue left the nation's capital with a 19-10 victory.
Jets Team Grades: Patriots Crush Jets 41-3 In Week 16A slow start quickly turned into a game to forget in Foxborough, as the New England Patriots handed the New York Jets a crushing 41-3 defeat in week 16.
NY Giants Team Grades: Eagles Crash Giants Playoff Party 24-19The New York Giants (10-5) needed a victory to clinch a playoff spot. But the Philadelphia Eagles (6-9) were not going to allow Big Blue to have the satisfaction of doing so at Lincoln Financial Field. The Giants struggled early and a late Eli Manning interception sealed their fate in a 24-19 loss to the Birds.
Giants Team Grades: New York's Stifling Defense Clamps Down On Lions In 17-6 VictoryThis week's challenge for the New York Giants (10-4) was a rejuvenated Detroit Lions (9-5) squad. The crew from Motown had scratched their way to the top of the NFC North standings, but they were smothered by the "new" Big Blue Wrecking Crew in a 17-6 Giants victory.
Jets Team Grades: Gang Green Drops To 4-10 Following a 34-13 Rout Versus DolphinsThe New York Jets let a good start fall by the waste side, finishing Week 15 on the losing end of a 34-13 shellacking at tha hands of the Miami Dolphins.
Giants Team Grades: Big Blue Passes Big Test, Upends Cowboys 10-7An inspired defense, coupled with just enough Odell Beckham, propelled Big Blue to 10-7 victory at MetLife Stadium.