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It was the play that effectively ended the Baltimore Ravens' 2011 season, and it eclipsed the fact that for most of the AFC championship game, Baltimore's Joe Flacco actually outplayed Tom Brady in a 23-20 nail-biter that saw Brady's New England Patriot…Share Tweet
"When Marrone Interviewed, He Must Have Been Extremely Impressive": Six Writers Talking Themselves Into New Bills Coach Doug MarChan Gailey was pretty much a washout from the start for the Bills, and fans who withstood his 16-32 record there are understandably happy to have him gone. Still-who's the new guy? Doug Marrone is: Syracuse's former coach, a one-time offensive coordinaShare Tweet
Top 10 reasons Jets didn't make playoffsComedian Frank Caliendo spoofs the "Late Show with David Letterman" as he counts down the top 10 excuses for the Jets not making the playoffs.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 6, 2013CLEVELAND (AP) -- For once, Chip Kelly isn't in hurry-up mode.Share TweetOne of the most memorable moments from the past season of Hard Knocks came when the Dolphins told cornerback Vontae Davis he was traded to the Colts, prompting Davis to express, in shock, “I need to call my grandma.” We never heard how Davis’s grandShare TweetHOUSTON -- The Houston Texans earned a return date with the reigning AFC Champion New England Patriots next weekend. Things didn't go so well for Houston against the Patriots in Week 14. New England trounced the Texans, 42-14, at Gillette Stadium. How c…Share TweetThe Indianapolis Colts wound up getting cornerback Vontae Davis from the Miami Dolphins at a discount.Share TweetAs the Jets try to hire a new General Manager, the list of guys who don’t want the job is almost as long as the list of the guys who do. Previously, Tom Heckert and Bill Polian said “thanks” and then “no thanks.” Now, Adam Schefter of ESPN repShare Tweet
Success of Pistol offense should have Chris Ault’s name on list of NCAA hot-property coachesOregon head coach Chip Kelly has received a great deal of well-deserved praise for his explosive offense, and NFL teams -- starting with the New England Patriots -- have taken notice and are adapting their systems to a rapid-fire set of schemes that all…Share TweetIs Russ Brandon the right man to bring the Bills back to winning? The Dolphins’ first try for a contract extension for WR Brian Hartline didn’t work out that well. Not much has changed since the Patriots blew out the Texans in the regular season. A voShare Tweetnydailynews.com Jan 6, 2013The story with the Jets isn’t as much the No. 6 jersey that Rex’s wife is wearing in the tattoo on his upper right arm. The story with the Jets is the guy who actually wears No. 6 for the Jets, and that is Mark Sanchez.Share Tweet
Snap Decisions: Will weather impact Peyton?Rodney Harrison says that the Texans do have a chance to beat the Patriots, but they’re going to have to run the ball 35-40 times to establish the running game and open up play action plays for Matt Schaub. Rodney also likes the Packers next week in theShare Tweet
Divisional preview: Houston Texans vs. New England PatriotsJan 6The New England Patriots dominated the Houston Texans in their last meeting. Can Tom Brady lead the team to an encore performance when they meet in the AFC divisional round? The "GameDay Final" crew breaks down the matchup.
Breaking Down Doug MarroneJan 6Adam Schefter discusses why Doug Marrone chose the Bills over other coaching opportunities.
Namath Talks AlabamaJan 6Joe Namath joins Rece Davis to talk about AJ McCarron, Nick Saban and how he'll be feeling as a fan while watching the Discover BCS National Championship.
Parting Shot: Classic Rex RyanJan 6Israel Gutierrez questions Rex Ryan's decisions following the public reveal of his tattoo.