Despite a slightly weaker conference championship winning percentage than New England , San Francisco edges the Patriots in the most likely Super Bowl.
Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson pulled off the greatest playoff comeback since 1957 ... and lost.
The Falcons' defensive priority is going to have to be shutting down the Seahawks' read-option plays. The Seahawks' offense is normally a fairly good unit with some very good pieces, but is nearly unstoppable when able to successfully sprinkle in a spattering of zone reads.
With a bye week in the Wild Card round and no real surprises to-date in the playoffs, the Denver Broncos are our favorites to win the Super Bowl, making the Super Bowl 50.2 percent of the time and bringing home the title 28.2 percent of the time.
More than halfway through the season, we have a pretty good idea of who the powerhouses are. The road to New Orleans is looming upon us and we'll see what teams are on the fast track.
Talk about cliches being accurate. The Dallas Cowboys nearly beat the Giants on a last second touchdown pass but Dez Bryant's hand was out of bounds by inches.
New Orleans won its first game beating San Diego 31-24 as quarterback Drew Brees broke Johnny Unitas' record, throwing a touchdown pass in his 48th consecutive game.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a tough new coach for their young team and the Carolina Panthers defense is healthier, while the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints should fight it out for the division title.
There are 32 teams in the NFL and only one will be crowned each year. The two organizations that I think should be in the hot seat are the San Diego Chargers and the Atlanta Falcons.
This week, Michael Vick leads the Eagles to the Georgia Dome to take on his old team. Despite the win, Vick did not have a brilliant game against the Rams last week.
Members of the Atlanta Falcons, including star running back Michael Turner and wide receiver Eric Weems, made a surprise visit to three metro Atlanta fire stations on Tuesday.
I came back to coaching when I went to Iraq as a visiting NFL Alumnus. The young soldiers said, 'You need to come back and coach.' We all make mistakes, and I sold myself for a big paycheck. I'm not for sale anymore.
The NFL would like you to believe there will be a 2011 season. Not only that, they need you to believe there will be a 2011 season. They don't want you to stop spending your hard-earned money on NFL merchandise.
This weekend of the NFL playoffs saw both conference favorites -- Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots -- get knocked off, following a Wild Card week that had its own share of surprises.
The Eagles may be out of it at this point, but I'm still soldiering on with the blog. And the picks.
Even with her family's long journey back to life in the fab lane, she's never far removed from the dark detours that came along the way.