Two of the NFL’s most decorated franchises will meet this Sunday when the Packers and 49ers meet in a NFC Wild Card matchup. The winner will move on in the playoffs, while the loser will face a disappointing end to a season that started with much higher aspirations.
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.
Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”
Colt McCoy said that he restructured his contract for the season, and coach Jim Harbaugh named the quarterback as San Francisco’s backup despite an inconsistent preseason.
Having an elite signal-caller who can win you the game in crunch time is essential for any NFL franchise.
The Super Bowl has a pair of fresh faces at quarterback, bona fide nobodies as far as the NFL title game goes. But one will leave New Orleans as football’s newest star.
After being sidelined with a concussion earlier in the season, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is handling an uncomfortable situation well, saying he is ready to back up Colin Kaepernick in the Super Bowl.
Ladies and gentlemen, your Super Bowl quarterbacks played college football at Nevada (Colin Kaepernick) and Delaware (Joe Flacco).
Turner, the big running back, and the Falcons’ offense want to hold the ball and limit Kaepernick’s time on the field in Sunday’s NFC championship game.
Michael Turner’s trademark high-pitched laugh filled the Falcons’ locker room. Asked about San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Turner said “I’m glad I’m not on defense.”
Colin Kaepernick repeatedly raced past the Green Bay defense on option runs. Frank Gore barreled over the Packers on more traditional plays.