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Patriots, Broncos, Falcons, Texans clinch playoffs, Ravens do n…

Patriots, Broncos, Falcons, Texans clinch playoffs, Ravens do not

profootballtalk.com ajc.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 2, 2012
Heading into Sunday, five NFL teams had a chance to clinch a playoff berth. Four of them succeeded. The Patriots, Broncos and Falcons all clinched their divisions on Sunday, while the Texans clinched a spot in the AFC playoffs. But the Ravens, who would…
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  • Broncos attack, shut down Doug Martin

    Broncos attack, shut down Doug Martin

    tampabay.com Dec 2, 2012
    DENVER -- A week after being held to his lowest per-carry average of the season (2.4 yards) against the Falcons, Bucs rookie RB Doug Martin had another uninspiring performance today here at Mile High. Martin rushed for 56 yards on 18 carries (3.1 yards …
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  • Video - Are Falcons emerging as class of the NFC? 03:27

    Are Falcons emerging as class of the NFC?

    Dec 2
    For being 11-1, the Atlanta Falcons are still trying to prove themselves as Super Bowl favorites. So, did a victory over the New Orleans Saints change that?

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Backs against wall, Batch, Steelers prove they're not quite don…

    Dec 2
    BALTIMORE -- We probably should have seen this one coming. The aging Charlie Batch has looked like he was on his last legs for years now. Just like the aging Pittsburgh Steelers. But they both refuse to go away. At least quietly.
  • Don Banks: Surprisingly, the race is on in NFC West, North; more Snaps

    Dec 2
    BALTIMORE -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a tragedy-marred Week 13 in the NFL, but one that treated us to multiple fantastic finishes...
  • Kansas City Chiefs take first step toward healing after Jovan Belcher trag…

    Dec 2
    Kansas City Chiefs take first step toward healing after Jovan Belcher tragedy.