Three seasons ago, Peyton Manning sat on the sidelines with an injury that many thought may end his career. The Indianapolis Colts drafted Andrew Luck out of Stanford and the rebuilding was about to begin. Little did anyone realize that the rebuilding would start immediately.
With the post-season in front of them now, the San Diego Chargers are hoping to stick around for a while as the AFC playoffs kick off this coming weekend.
What seemed only like a pipe dream a few weeks ago became reality this past Sunday for the San Diego Chargers and their fans.
Peyton is still here. He’s still active. Boy, is he active. And last night was more than dropping a double-nickel, like Jordan did against the Knicks on his comeback trail.
Each team has just 16 chances to distinguish itself from the pack in order to secure a playoff spot and hopefully a bid in the Super Bowl. The question is, quite simply, will the Super Bowl champion emerge from the AFC or NFC?
Contract extensions and players expected to return for Week 1. Here’s a glimpse of the news and stories emerging from the NFC this week..
The Pro Bowl will return to Honolulu next January and again will be played the week before the Super Bowl.
At least one key NFL executive thinks play improved at the Pro Bowl this year: Commissioner Roger Goodell.
After a week in Hawaii and a blowout game, the NFL all-stars are defending the Pro Bowl as a worthy reward for top players who do not make the Super Bowl.
The New England Patriots defense cut down on allowing long completions as the season went on. The Baltimore Ravens never stopped making them.
Ryan Leaf has taken a road that had him at the top of his game to not even having his freedom.
Against most teams, Brady plays like one of the NFL’s best quarterbacks. Against the Ravens, he gets outplayed by Joe Flacco.