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Nfl Wild Card

LOOK: Aaron Rodgers' Magic Trick Wasn't Quite What It Seemed

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

As is the case with any magic trick, Aaron Rodgers' great escape on fourth down against the San Francisco 49ers isn't meant to be scrutinized. As is t...

49ers Stun Packers With Last-Second Win

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 03.07.2014 | Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Home or away. Late summer or during one of the coldest nights of the year. Doesn't matter where or when -- the San Francisc...

Last-Second Winner!

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The New Orleans Saints finally came up with the right plan for outdoor playoff football in cold weather. It got them their first...

Chiefs' Incredible Season Ends With Epic Collapse

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 03.06.2014 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andy Reid was almost speechless. He couldn't explain how the Chiefs' defense blew a 28-point lead or why Kansas C...

WATCH: Mike Ditka Previews Wrong Game

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing The Saturday edition of NFL Countdown on ESPN must have thrown off Da Coach, Mike Ditka. During a discussion on ton...

RG3 Goes Down, Wilson Goes On

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 01.07.2013 | Sports

LANDOVER, Md. -- Either way, a rookie quarterback was going to make it to the second round of the playoffs. The losing team would go home disappointed...

What We Learned From Wild Card Sunday

Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Wilson, a dark horse for Rookie of the Year, controlled the tempo with mostly sound decisions through the air and another 67 yards on the ground, showing that the read-option duo of him and Pro Bowl running back Marshawn Lynch is as good as advertised. Lynch, for the 11th time this season, topped the 100-yard mark, including a fantastic go-ahead 27-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter

Seahawks Rally Past Redskins

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 03.08.2013 | Sports

LANDOVER, Md. — Russell Wilson raced ahead to throw the final block on Marshawn Lynch's fourth-quarter, go-ahead touchdown run, doing just enoug...

WATCH: Ray Lewis' Last Dance?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.06.2013 | Sports

If this Baltimore Ravens' playoff run is Ray Lewis' "last ride" in the NFL then this may have been his last dance. In the moments before the Raven...

Colts Offensive Coordinator Hospitalized

AP | Posted 03.08.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE — Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians has been hospitalized Sunday with an undisclosed illness. The team said he is...

Packers Shut Down Peterson, Vikings

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Adrian Peterson was shut down and Christian Ponder sidelined. That left the Minnesota Vikings short-handed, overmatched and b...

NFL Wild Card Saturday

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

More rematches ahead. After Green Bay routed Minnesota 24-10 Saturday night, it set up a trip to San Francisco. The 49ers beat the Packers at Lambeau...

Packers Pummel Vikes In Lambeau

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. — This rematch was a mismatch. And the rest of the NFC might want to take note....

Foster Runs Over Bengals

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON — J.J. Watt swatted away passes, Arian Foster ran away from tacklers and the Houston Texans did just enough to knock Cincinnati out of t...

LIVE: Vikings vs. Packers

Posted 01.05.2013 | Sports

Can Adrian Peterson play quarterback? When it was revealed that starting signal caller Christian Ponder would be inactive due to an elbow injury, ...

A Surprise Starter For Vikings?

Posted 01.05.2013 | Sports

There is zero doubt about who will be the most important player in the Minnesota Vikings' backfield when they take the field against the Green Bay Pac...

LIVE: NFL Wild Card Weekend

Posted 01.05.2013 | Sports

Here were are again. As was the case last year, the Wild Card Weekend in the NFL playoffs begins in Houston with the Texans hosting the Bengals. Th...

49ers Not Very Confident In Vikings?

AP | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are preparing for next week's division-round playoff game as if they already know their opponent....

NFL Wild Card Weekend Primer

Posted 01.04.2013 | Sports

By Eric Edholm, Pro Football Weekly Typically, Wild-card Weekend is a dud with one great game. Steelers-Broncos was an instant classic a year ago, ...

NFL's Groundhog Day

AP | By NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — It's not just wild-card weekend in Minnesota and Green Bay. It's Groundhog Day. Six days after ...

Rematch: Texans, Bengals Meet in Wild-Card Game Again

AP | By KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans were looking forward to enjoying a bye this week before beginning their work in the playoffs as the AFC's top seed...

Wild Card Preview: Colts vs. Ravens

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (11-5) At BALTIMORE (10-6) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Ravens by 6½ 2012 RECORD...

Wild Card: Vikings vs. Packers

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

MINNESOTA (10-6) At GREEN BAY (11-5) Saturday, 8 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE — Packers by 8 RECORD VS. SP...

Wild Card 2013: Bengals vs. Texans

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

CINCINNATI (10-6) At HOUSTON (12-4) Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE — Texans by 5 RECORD VS. S...

'I've Got To Play Better'

AP | By KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — Matt Schaub missed Houston's 2011 playoff run with an injured foot. Now the Texans' quarterback is healthy and looking...