1. Overlooked Denver Broncos Defense Is Real Key to Super Bowl Victory

    With Super Bowl XLVIII just days away, the headlines surrounding the game are undoubtedly the weather, Richard Sherman, and Super Bowl commercial teasers. Oh yeah, and the fact that the Denver Broncos boast the league's No...

    Joe Rapolla Jr. Written by Joe Rapolla Jr. about 3 months ago 3,263 reads 22 comments

  2. Super Bowl XLVIII by the Numbers

    Sports fans always have a fascination with numbers, but not until the Super Bowl do those numbers generally involve Roman numerals. Our world may only keep those around for Super Bowls and Olympiads...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 3 months ago 27,490 reads 34 comments

  3. AFC Championship 2014: Peyton Manning Silences Doubters, Cements Legacy

    For every regular season touchdown Peyton Manning threw, for every 400-yard passing game, for every record setting performance, it all was followed with one simple caveat — do it in the playoffs...

    Andrew Tornetta Written by Andrew Tornetta about 3 months ago 1,244 reads 11 comments

  4. Seahawks vs. Broncos: Who Has the Edge at Every Position in Super Bowl XLVIII?

    You might have been rooting for the underdogs this past Sunday, but a matchup of the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos figures to be the ultimate battle of wills. Great defense against great offense...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 3 months ago 110,840 reads 810 comments

  5. Who's Hot, Who's Not Heading into Super Bowl XLVIII?

    We've got our Super Bowl teams, with the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks heading to Metlife Stadium to decide who will be our 2013 NFL champion...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about 3 months ago 14,322 reads 46 comments

  6. Richard Sherman's Outburst Was Rude, Brash, Disrespectful and Totally Awesome

    If Richard Sherman ever flames out in the NFL , wrestling promoters will be lining up around the block for his services...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 3 months ago 433,416 reads 1946 comments

  7. AFC Championship Game Preview: Breaking Down the Most Important Players

    As Sunday's AFC Championship showdown between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos draws closer and closer, the time has come to look at which players will have the biggest impact on deciding the outcome of the game...

    Andrew Tornetta Written by Andrew Tornetta about 3 months ago 1,555 reads 12 comments

  8. Percy Harvin Should Sit out NFC Championship, but He Won't Unless They Make Him

    Someone should take Percy Harvin 's helmet away…forever. Someone should snap a photo of the Seattle wide receiver and print it 32 times to post outside every NFL stadium in America...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 3 months ago 10,617 reads 79 comments

  9. Patriots vs. Broncos: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

    It just doesn't feel like January without Peyton Manning staring across the field at Tom Brady and Bill Belichick , does it? Thankfully, NFL fans will get to see that rivalry ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 15,608 reads 1 comments

  10. 49ers vs. Seahawks: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

    It's hard not to get pumped up for the Seattle Seahawks hosting the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship, as these two rivals are set to clash with a berth in the Super Bowl on the line...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 11,001 reads 2 comments

  11. 5 X-Factors Who Could Win the AFC Championship for the Denver Broncos

    On Sunday, the Denver Broncos will host the New England Patriots at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, Colo., for a game that is likely to bring high ratings and levels of excitement...

    Joe Rapolla Jr. Written by Joe Rapolla Jr. about 3 months ago 5,912 reads 17 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers: Dissecting Top 6 Matchups vs. Seahawks in NFC Championship

    It’s NFC Championship Game time, which means the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks will resume their heated rivalry for the third time this season...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 3 months ago 4,460 reads 14 comments

  13. 2014 NFL Conference Championships: Which Flaws Can Be Exploited This Weekend?

    We're down to the last three games of the NFL season. This weekend will feature the NFC and AFC conference championships, and it's not hyperbole to say that the four best teams to make the playoffs are still in it...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about 3 months ago 13,447 reads 42 comments

  14. AFC Championship Game 2014: Most Important Keys for Patriots vs. Broncos

    The New England Patriots and Denver Broncos both took care of business in the divisional round to set up another meeting between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning . It's a rematch of a wild Week 12 game, which saw the Patriots win in overtime...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 8,318 reads 52 comments

  15. Ranking the Potential Super Bowl Matchups

    This is a casual football fan's dream. As sportswriters—heck, even just as fans of the game­—we all start the season by picking which two teams we think will get to the Super Bowl...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 3 months ago 132,296 reads 426 comments

  16. Who's Hot, Who's Not Heading into 2014 NFL Conference Championships?

    We are just three games from the end of the NFL season after the divisional-round action. The New England Patriots cruised at home over the Indianapolis Colts thanks to LeGarrette ...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about 3 months ago 930 reads 225 comments

  17. 49ers vs. Panthers: San Francisco's Playoff Mettle Keys Move to NFC Title Game

    In a matchup of Varsity vs. Junior Varsity-like proportions, the San Francisco 49ers showed off their playoff mettle in a 23-10 win over the Carolina Panthers ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 3 months ago 89,685 reads 29 comments

  18. NFL Playoff Predictions 2014: Breaking Down AFC and NFC Championships

    We knew the day and times, and now we know the teams. If NFL fans could have voted for which teams would meet in the AFC and NFC Championship Games, these two matchups would have won in a landslide...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 3 months ago 73,336 reads 363 comments

  19. NFL Playoff Schedule 2014: Complete Viewing Guide for Championship Weekend

    Football's final four have been decided after this weekend's divisional round matchups , which eliminated four more contenders from the playoff picture...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 3 months ago 10,249 reads 2 comments

  20. NFL Divisional Playoffs: What to Watch for in Sunday's Games

    Is Colin Kaepernick or Cam Newton the better quarterback? Do the Carolina Panthers or San Francisco 49ers have the better defensive front seven? While those questions won't ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 3 months ago 11,310 reads 23 comments

  21. Takeaways from the New England Patriots' Divisional Round Win over the Colts

    As reporters filed into the New England Patriots locker room following their 43-22 win over the Indianapolis Colts , there was an aura of familiarity emanating throughout it. There was no celebrating...

    Andrew Tornetta Written by Andrew Tornetta about 3 months ago 2,621 reads 0 comments

  22. NFL Divisional Playoffs 2014: Best Bets for Upcoming Slate of Games

    The Divisional Round of the 2014 NFL playoffs begins shortly, and it promises to be one of the most exciting weekends of football this season...

    Alex Kay Written by Alex Kay about 3 months ago 2,248 reads 0 comments

  23. Chargers vs. Broncos: Denver's Biggest Weaknesses for San Diego to Exploit

    The San Diego Chargers face an uphill battle as they attempt to topple the Denver Broncos this Sunday at Mile High Stadium...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 3 months ago 4,721 reads 43 comments

  24. New Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks: Breaking Down Saints' Game Plan

    Here we go again New Orleans Saints fans. The Saints will travel back to the scene of the crime to face the Seattle Seahawks , who committed the football version of grand larceny when the pair met in Week 13...

    Murf Baldwin Written by Murf Baldwin about 3 months ago 3,936 reads 18 comments

  25. Michael Crabtree: The Difference Between a 49ers' Win and Loss Against Carolina

    In Week 10, the 49ers were somewhat exposed. Carolina, whose best win was a victory over St. Louis at the time, did not seem to stand a chance against the defending NFC Champions...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about 3 months ago 819 reads 4 comments