No 0-2 team has made the playoffs the past three seasons. In fact, since the NFL expanded the postseason to 12 teams in 1990, just 12 percent of the 0-2 teams have made the playoffs.
The Chargers have already lost their RB and a major WR, Kansas City is a sleeping tiger for 2012, Oakland still goes as Darren McFadden goes and, despite appearances, it's not all about Peyton Manning in Denver.
I've said it before this season and I'll say it again: the Steelers, for the good and bad, like to keep things exciting.
The NFL playoffs kicked off this past weekend, and some perennial favorites have already headed home. Here's what they're saying in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Indianapolis, and Kansas City.
The Panthers lost another one this week. In other words, "Welcome to Charlotte, Cam Newton!"
My sense is that the much-discussed parity in the NFL today will fade into a discussion of a handful of teams well positioned for a playoff run. Parity lives, but only a little while longer.
The Eagles will probably lose all the games, since if the past 11 preseasons have told us anything, it's the Big Red doesn't give a damn about winning preseason games.
The Steelers proved to all of us that no game is a sure thing. Playing down to their opponents has been characteristic of this team all season.
The award however, for best performance of getting kicked off a sorry team has to go former Kansas Chiefs running back Larry Johnson, whose actions affected both the NFL and parts of the gay and lesbian community.
This Sunday, the Oakland Raiders will honor Native American Heritage Month. But I question their choice of opponent--the Kansas City Chiefs. Is it possible to be any more insensitive?
The Kansas City Chiefs released star running back Larry Johnson after the athlete repeatedly slammed coaches and fans on Twitter. Due to the inciden...
Johnson came under fire following remarks he made questioning head coach Todd Haley's credentials as well as gay slurs he used via his Twitter account.
The game was a blueprint of how a quarterback with questionable accuracy can still be excellent.
The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional football team, and that's about the kindest thing you can say about them with a straight face.
In a recent embarrassing episode, Mortensen, who's been ESPN's eyes and ears on NFL news for more than 17 years, was forced to apologize to the CEO of the Oakland Raiders, Amy Trask.