Denver, Atlanta, New England and San Francisco host divisional playoff games this weekend. They’re a combined 49-14-1, and their rosters are filled with such headline grabbers as Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Tony Gonzalez and Patrick Willis.
Bruce Irvin has always fed off the doubt of others, whether it came as he tried to turn his life around as a youth or when he was panned as being a reach when the Seattle Seahawks drafted him in the first round last April.
Marshawn Lynch’s tremor-causing playoff touchdown run two years ago against New Orleans has been viewed millions of times on YouTube.
“There is a lot of people trying to come in and obviously they didn’t know it was him, but once they figured out it was him they let him right in.
The Cowboys under Jason Garrett are 16-16, including 4-9 since Thanksgiving. Their repetitive errors are chronic and, at this point, they appear fatal.
The Atlanta Falcons keep their perfect season intact with a 19-13 win over the Dallas Cowboys Sunday in the Georgia Dome.
“What I want us to do in Atlanta is to take what they give us, without a mistake,’’ Jones tells 105.3 The Fan. “And I can predict the score for you: It’ll be positive Cowboys.’’
We worship our athletes. We sometimes boo our athletes. And often we forget that under the helmet or behind the uniform our athletes are human beings as well.
I hate the Atlanta Falcons because for six seasons they harbored a sociopathic, waste of skin and blood, worthless human being known as Michael Vick. Congratulations, Falcons.
Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant missed practice on Thursday with a hip injury, but still expects to play in Sunday’s matchup with the undefeated Falcons.
Dez Bryant dazzles one play and drifts the next. Miles Austin piles up touchdowns when he’s not hurt. Kevin Ogletree stars on a big stage then virtually disappears.
Coach Jason Garrett said Monday there’s a tremendous amount of urgency for Dallas (3-4) going into Sunday night’s game at Atlanta (7-0), the NFL’s only undefeated team.