Colin Kaepernick repeatedly raced past the Green Bay defense on option runs. Frank Gore barreled over the Packers on more traditional plays.
Baltimore’s Justin Tucker kicked a 47-yard field goal 1:42 into the second overtime Saturday to lift the Ravens to a 38-35 victory over the Denver Broncos in the AFC playoffs.
The first time Houston faced the Patriots, top cornerback Johnathan Joseph played while still struggling to get healthy, and outside linebacker Brooks Reed sat out with an injury.
Try as they might, the Baltimore Ravens just couldn’t get under the skin or into the heads of the Denver Broncos, who were more concerned about talking up their opponents than trash-talking them.
David Akers is keeping his job as San Francisco’s starting kicker. For now, anyway.
Houston’s Arian Foster is one of the NFL’s top running backs. However, running is only one part of his game that makes him so good.
The New England Patriots didn’t need Rob Gronkowski when they dominated the Houston Texans last month. Now he’s back.
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.
The New England Patriots star needs one more victory to break a tie with Joe Montana for most in the postseason by a quarterback.
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gets a second chance to beat the Denver Broncos after failing to do so last month.
The Green Bay Packers don’t much care where they play, who they play or what anyone thinks of their chances to win.
The Seattle Seahawks finally won a road playoff game Sunday, taking a 24-14 NFC wild-card victory over the Washington Redskins, who lost Robert Griffin III to another knee injury in the fourth quarter.