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In NFL divisional playoff round, Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers looking for revenge on San Francisco 49ers just one of many in
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Home is where the heart and barbecued shrimp are, and for Peyton Manning, the Big Easy is also where he and little brother Eli grew up and where the Lombardi Trophy will be waiting on Feb. 3 to be hoisted amid all the confetti in the Superdome.Upvote Share Tweet
If at first you don’t succeed, give it a shot with a new general manager. A year after interviewing for the Jaguars job that went to Mike Mularkey, Brian Schottenheimer will get a chance to replace him. According to multiple reports, the Jags asked forUpvote Share TweetThe first three names to emerge as candidates to replace Mike Mularkey as head coach in Jacksonville are St. Louis offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, San Francisco offensive coordinator Greg Roman and Atlanta special-teams coach Keith Armstrong…Upvote Share TweetEveryone knows Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt had a good season, but Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips was “good season” doesn’t even come close to describing how well Watt played in 2012. According to Phillips, Watt had the greatest seUpvote Share TweetIf you were looking forward to seeing Tim Tebow playing quarterback or any other position for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2013, you can stop doing that now. At his introductory press conference, newly-hired general manager David Caldwell slammed the doo…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 10, 2013Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos Saturday, January 12, 4:30 p.m. ET Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium, Denver, Colo. Both divisional playoff games in the AFC feature rematches of December blowouts. In Week 15, the Broncos went into Baltimore…Upvote Share TweetAs the Ravens prepare to try to break a nine-game losing streak against quarterback Peyton Manning, the availability of one of their best defensive players suddenly is in question. Receiver Torrey Smith was a new addition to the Ravens’ injury report, wUpvote Share Tweet
The AFC South in Kiper's 2007 redraftMel Kiper has a new first round out. It’s not for the 2013 draft. It’s for 2007 . The top six picks in this redraft read like an eventual Hall of Fame class. But the AFC South didn’t have its first pick until 10th. Here’s how Kiper envisions it unUpvote Share Tweet
Cease all Tebow-to-Jaguars talk right nowPut the Tim Tebow-to-Jacksonville talk to rest, America. New Jaguars general manager David Caldwell surely knows that talking about a player under contract to another team is technically tampering. Nevertheless, he felt compelled to snuff out that story…Upvote Share Tweet
Players oppose possible elimination of kickoffsDENVER (AP) The eight teams left in the NFL playoffs can thank their special teams for a good part of their success. That's one reason players are still upset Commissioner Roger Goodell has floated the idea of abolishing kickoffs altogether.Upvote Share TweetColts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians has been released from the hospital, which means that it’s time for him to start talking to teams about head coaching jobs. One of the teams reportedly interested in Arians is the Chargers. During an interview wiUpvote Share TweetThe New England Patriots gobbled up 419 yards and scored six touchdowns against the Houston Texans in a regular season meeting. The guy who’s got to get the Texans defense ready for a better showing Sunday, Wade Phillips, said the unit’s effort at GilUpvote Share Tweet
Brady, Belichick, Peyton can set NFL playoff recordsIf this weekend’s games go as expected, the AFC’s Super Bowl team will be quarterbacked by either Peyton Manning or Tom Brady for the eighth time in the last 12 years. So it’s no surprise that in addition to trying to get back to the Super Bowl withUpvote Share TweetTitans owner Bud Adams’ dissatisfaction with the Titans was no secret as the season wound down, but it didn’t wind up costing General Manager Ruston Webster or coach Mike Munchak their jobs. The same wasn’t true for others in the organization, howevUpvote Share Tweet
Going On A Run?: The Pats have lived and died on the pass, but it …The Pats have lived and died on the pass, but it hasn't gotten them far lately. That might change with a dedication to the run unseen since their last Super Bowl, Ben Reiter says.Upvote Share TweetWas Kendall Wright slighted? The Titans receiver finished his first season with 64 catches, tied for the rookie lead with Jacksonville’s Justin Blackmon. Meanwhile in Indianapolis, T.Y. Hilton caught 50 passes but was much more threatening downfield. WrUpvote Share Tweet
Catch Me If You Can: Just when you think you have him ... nope. One Aa…Just when you think you have him ... nope. One Aaron Rodgers trait could make the difference in the game of the weekend, Peter King writes as he picks divisional round winners.Upvote Share TweetMarc Trestman hasn’t coached at the NFL level since 2004. And yet he now finds himself under consideration for multiple NFL head-coaching jobs. It’s not a complete shock. Last year, the Colts considered both Trestman and his Montreal Alouettes’Upvote Share TweetThe Patriots seemingly snickered after they blew out Houston on "Monday Night Football" back on Dec. 10. The Texans arrived in New England wearing letterman jackets that they thought showed team unity but which came off as high schoolish, part…Upvote Share TweetAh, Thursday. Also known as AFC South blog chat day. Who among us does not love the interplay, the banter, the celebrity appearances, the pop culture diversions? I certainly do. Therefore, I declare Thursday’s chat will open at 11 a.m. CT, noon ET. We”Upvote Share TweetReading the coverage… Houston Texans If the Texans struggled with Aaron Hernandez, how are they going to stop Rob Gronkowski, too? John McClain of the Chronicle considers the question from Houston, while Tania Ganguli looks at it from New England. ShaynUpvote Share TweetI feel badly for Khaled Elsayed today. Afterall, he picked Andrew Luck as his All-AFC South quarterback. And we know when a certain AFC South blogger recently made that move how Texans faithful reacted. I suspect Elsayed has a big day of Twitter activit…Upvote Share Tweet
Jaguars Not Interested In TebowJan 10Jaguars general manager David Caldwell says Tim Tebow isn't in team's plans.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-PatriotsJan 10The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Houston at New England
Best Chance To Win RematchJan 10Tedy Bruschi and Herm Edwards discuss which team has the best chance to win a rematch in the playoffs.
No Tebow time in Jacksonville?Jan 10Ian Rapoport and Charley Casserly weigh in on the Jacksonville Jaguars not going after quarterback Tim Tebow and the possible options for their next head coach.
Jim Trotter: Former Junior Seau teammate not surprised by linebacker's CTE…Jan 10"Budddyyyy, my head was KILLING me!" -- Linebacker Junior Seau, several hours after a violent collision in a 2001 practice.
NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Divisional roundJan 10Six quarterbacks have divvied up the past nine Super Bowl wins. Will we see a fresh face this year?
Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round PicksJan 10Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Picks