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Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 14Updated Dec 11, 2012 Share TweetSeattle is a great place to play if you want to grab a double latte or a Pyramid IPA. It's not a great place to play if you want to grab coast-to-coast NFL headlines.Share TweetThe bounty case has only ever mentioned two quarterbacks whom the Saints faced on their early 2010 run to the Super Bowl: former Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner and former Vikings quarterback Brett Favre. Though common sense suggests that the team”
Breaking down the Colts playoff pictureUpdated Dec 11, 2012 Share TweetThe quick and easy version is this: the Indianapolis Colts (9-4) will clinch a playoff spot by winning at Houston (11-2) on Sunday. If you're interested in the other combinations of circumstances that could occur Sunday to deliver the Colts to the posts…Source: indystar.comShare TweetThe Texans have already clinched a playoff spot. They clinch more Sunday when they host the Colts if this stuff happens. Houston clinches AFC South division with: 1) HOU win Houston clinches a first-round bye with: 1) HOU win + NE loss or tie + DEN lossSource: ESPN.comShare TweetTwo of the NFL’s eight division titles have already been clinched. By Sunday night, that number could grow to six. The Texans, Ravens and Packers all clinch their divisions if they win on Sunday, while the 49ers will clinch the NFC West if they win and
Paper Tigers: The Texans and Falcons look likely for the No. 1 …Updated Dec 11, 2012 Share TweetThe Texans and Falcons look likely for the No. 1 seeds, but is anyone scared? Both teams look vulnerable, Peter King writes, and having home-field isn't all it's cracked up to be.Share TweetAn Indianapolis hotel valet faces drunken driving charges for allegedly taking Colts receiver Reggie Wayne's luxury car from the hotel and driving it while intoxicated.Share TweetThe pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
5 storylines as the Colts prepare to face the TexansUpdated Dec 11, 2012 Share TweetWho would have thought the Indianapolis Colts, one season removed from a 2-14 record, would control their own AFC South destiny with three games to play?Source: indystar.com
Peter King: Texans, Falcons ugly losses give Super Bowl race wide-open feelUpdated Dec 11, 2012 Share TweetNot too excited about the top seeds in the NFC and AFC, are you, in the wake of bad losses by the Falcons and Texans in Week 14? There's a reason. Atlanta and Houston are clearly vulnerable entering the last three weeks of the regular season.
Luck play wasn’t reversed because referee didn’t see conclusive videoUpdated Dec 11, 2012 Share TweetSunday’s game between the Titans and Colts, during which Tennessee owner Bud Adams apparently opted for an end-zone suite, featured a controversial call that became less problematic after the home team won. For a while, though, it appeared that the cleaShare TweetThe Texans made the wrong kind of statement in a 42-14 drubbing by the Patriots. Houston might still claim the AFC's top seed, says Don Banks, but Monday proved who's the real No. 1.
Alabama's Nick Saban to Cleveland Browns doesn't add upDec 11Having experienced the unique pressures of the NFL, why would Nick Saban vacate his Alabama throne for Cleveland?
NBA oddsmakers - Mavs, Celtics, Spurs, JazzDec 11Our panel predicts 2012-13 outcomes based on each team's current Hollinger Playoff Odds.
Peter King: Tagliabue ruling points finger at Saints organization, coachesDec 11In vacating the 31 games' worth of player suspensions and fines handed to four players over the Saints' bounty sanctions, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue today, in effect, slammed the Saints' coaching staff and organization for the existence of a…
Peter King: Texans, Falcons ugly losses give Super Bowl race wide-open fee…Dec 11Not too excited about the top seeds in the NFC and AFC, are you, in the wake of bad losses by the Falcons and Texans in Week 14? There's a reason. Atlanta and Houston are clearly vulnerable entering the last three weeks of the regular season.