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Fox Gets Conservative: Did The Denver Coach's Risk-Averse Strat…

Fox Gets Conservative: Did The Denver Coach's Risk-Averse Strategy Cost The Broncos A Playoff Victory?

deadspin.com Updated Jan 13, 2013
NFL coaches will often refer to "playing the percentages." But if there's one thing I've learned by studying strategic decisions, it's that coaches don't have a firm grasp of those percentages. And when anyone is uncertain of the odds, he'll f…
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  • Stokley hopes to play one more year

    Stokley hopes to play one more year

    profootballtalk.com Jan 13, 2013
    It was believed that Peyton Manning would get the gang back together in Denver, with guys like Reggie Wayne, Dallas Clark, and Jeff Saturday joining Peyton as members of the Broncos. In the end, the Indy connection was limited to the likes of Jacob Tamm…
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  • Stepping It Up: When Rob Gronkowski and Danny Woodhead were hur…

    Stepping It Up: When Rob Gronkowski and Danny Woodhead were hurt …

    CNNSI.com Jan 13, 2013
    When Rob Gronkowski and Danny Woodhead were hurt in the first quarter, the Patriots turned to their reserves and ripped the Texans 41-28. It is the Patriot Way, says Don Banks.
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  • Don Banks: No Gronkowski, no problem as Patriots offense steamr…

    Don Banks: No Gronkowski, no problem as Patriots offense steamrolls Texans

    CNNSI.com Jan 13, 2013
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- By now, you have to wonder if the New England Patriots could even remember what full strength feels like, if they ever again are lucky enough to experience it. Here they are, making yet another deep playoff run, and they're faced with …
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  • D-Will, Johnson help Nets rally past Pacers

    D-Will, Johnson help Nets rally past Pacers

    ESPN.com Jan 13, 2013
    Deron Williams had 22 points and nine assists, Joe Johnson scored 20 points and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 12 points down in the third quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 97-86 Sunday night.
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  • Don Banks: It was never easy, but Ryan, Smith solve playoff woe…

    Don Banks: It was never easy, but Ryan, Smith solve playoff woes; more Snaps

    CNNSI.com Jan 13, 2013
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the most riveting weekend of NFL playoff action in memory winds to a breathless close....
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  • Colts Close Season But Create Hope

    Colts Close Season But Create Hope

    coltsgab.com Jan 13, 2013
      In a magical season that saw the Colts go from 2-14 to 11-5, the curtain finally closed last Sunday as the Colts fell to the Ravens 24-9. Despite the disappointment of a playoff defeat, there’s still plenty to be proud of. Quite frankly, no one saw t
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  • Reminder: Peyton Manning Still Better Than Tim Tebow

    Reminder: Peyton Manning Still Better Than Tim Tebow

    Broncos fans should be used to this by now: a big time, Super Bowl-winning quarterback lost to an obviously lesser quarterback in an overtime classic in Denver. The comparisons have been as inescapable as they are stupid: More »
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  • Humbled Peyton visits Lewis after loss in locker room

    Humbled Peyton visits Lewis after loss in locker room

    A humbled Peyton Manning, with reporters hammering away on deadline and videocameras shut off after the last postgame question had been answered, took his family into the Ravens' locker room on Saturday night and visited with Ray Lewis.
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  • A Summit Of Two Of The Most Widely Loved And Reviled Football P…

    A Summit Of Two Of The Most Widely Loved And Reviled Football Players In The NFL Took Place After Ravens-Broncos

    deadspin.com Jan 13, 2013
    A tableau: Peyton Manning and Ray Lewis talking in a Mile High Stadium locker room, 90 minutes after the end of the pitched battle that was their AFC divisional playoff matchup, 85 minutes after Ray Lewis yelled Bible verse at Solomon Wilcots, and about…
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  • Today's NFL playoff games

    Today's NFL playoff games

    indystar.com Jan 13, 2013
    Seattle (12-5) at Atlanta (13-3), 1 p.m.; Houston (13-4) at New England (12-4), 4:30 p.m.
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  • Video - Nets Win 6th Straight 00:59

    Nets Win 6th Straight

    Jan 13
    Deron Williams scored 22 points and recorded nine assists to lead the Nets past the Pacers 97-86.

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  • Don Banks: No Gronkowski, no problem as Patriots offense steamrolls Texans

    Jan 13
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- By now, you have to wonder if the New England Patriots could even remember what full strength feels like, if they ever again are lucky enough to experience it. Here they are, making yet another deep playoff run, and they're faced with …
  • Don Banks: It was never easy, but Ryan, Smith solve playoff woes; more Sna…

    Jan 13
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the most riveting weekend of NFL playoff action in memory winds to a breathless close....
  • Daily Dime: Dwight's back

    Jan 14
    Dwight Howard returned to action and got a big vote of confidence from Steve Nash, J.A. Adande writes.
  • NFL playoffs -- NFC finalists have been vindicated

    Jan 13
    The Falcons and 49ers found vindication while winning their way into the NFC Championship Game.