Win or Lose, Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers Are in it For the Long Haul

The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers will meet this evening at CenturyLink in the Pacific Northwest with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. Anything that could have possibly been written about this game has been. Two bitter division rivals … [Read more...]

News and Notes for AFC Championship Game Matchup Between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos

A pair of New England Patriots rookie wide receivers remain questionable for the AFC Championship game. Suffering from both a concussion and injured hip, Kenbrell Thompkins did participate in practice this week and could be ready to go by the time … [Read more...]

News & Notes From 49ers-Panthers NFC Divisional Round Matchup

A win today against the Carolina Panthers on the road would send the San Francisco 49ers to a third consecutive NFC Championship game. The last such team to do so was the Philadelphia Eagles from 2001-2004, the latter of which resulted in Andy Reid's … [Read more...]

News & Notes From Chargers-Broncos AFC Divisional Round Matchup

In what means little in the grand scheme of things, the No. 6 and No. 1 seeds have met in the divisional round of the playoffs five times in the last five years with the road team coming out on top four of those times. San Diego, riding a five-game … [Read more...]

Reports: Washington Redskins Will Name Jay Gruden Head Coach

It is now being reported that the Washington Redskins have hired Jay Gruden to be their new head coach. Gruden  has heen a hot name around the coaching ranks after turning around what was a bad offense in Cincinnati with the Bengals. Cincinnati's … [Read more...]

News & Notes From Colts-Patriots AFC Divisional Round Matchup

Indianapolis Colts at New England Patriots In the ultimate troll job, Indianapolis signed former Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch mere days before the teams meet for an opportunity to go to the AFC Championship game. Adding even more to the … [Read more...]

Lovie Smith Building Elite Coaching Staff in Tampa Bay with the Buccaneers

For the most part, Lovie Smith was a successful head coach with the Chicago Bears. He put up four double-digit win campaigns in nine seasons, including a 10-6 record last year that was his final with the organization. He overlooked a Rex Grossman-led … [Read more...]

Injuries Lay Waste to Record-Setting Chiefs’ Performance Against the Colts

Alex Smith threw for more touchdowns in a single game than any quarterback in Kansas City Chiefs postseason history, as the Chiefs put up their most points in playoff history. Yes, this includes the early years under Len Dawson and when Joe Montana … [Read more...]

Report: Tennessee Titans Fire Head Coach Mike Munchak

Chris Mortensen over at ESPN is reporting that the Tennessee Titans have in fact fired head coach Mike Munchak in what has to be considered a surprising move. Munchak met with the brass in Nashville late this week and there were some expectations … [Read more...]

New Texans Head Coach Bill O’Brien Fires Entire Coaching Staff

When a new head coach comes in, especially from the college ranks, it is expected that there will be massive turnover on the coaching staff. While Pete Carroll in Seattle and Jim Harbaugh in San Francisco kept a couple assistants from the previous … [Read more...]