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.”
Coaches are allowed to change their minds, right?
It’s too early for the Atlanta Falcons to know how much defensive end John Abraham will play in Sunday’s NFC title game.
Kenny Britt is going to speak to the cops, the Chargers are officially through the Norv Turner era, and the Pro Bowl still isn’t seen as a priority by everyone.
The Denver Broncos may have been upset in the playoffs by the Baltimore Ravens, but the horses are already a team to fear next season. You may ask why, but the answer is simple. Peyton Manning will once again be under center, and that is never good news for any opposing team.
Running back Frank Gore arrived for work Monday ready to push through another tough week of game preparation and do everything he can to keep his team playing right into February.
Wilson can’t wait for next season to begin. Neither can the rest of his Seahawks teammates.
And then…there were four, but only two will make it to New Orleans.
Concussions and replacement refs and … oh, forget it. That was one of the best NFL weekends ever. A combined 276 points, 3,593 yards and two classic, illogical climaxes.
Ryan got over the postseason hump in his fifth season, guiding the Atlanta Falcons to an improbable comeback in the final half-minute for a 30-28 victory over the gritty Seattle Seahawks in an NFC divisional game Sunday.
David Akers is keeping his job as San Francisco’s starting kicker. For now, anyway.