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Andrew Luck will need to break a winless streak against Tom Brady to earn his first Super Bowl appearance.
The Ravens won’t return to the AFC Championship game but it wasn’t for lack of trying. The Patriots and Ravens put together one of the most exhilarating playoff games in recent memory.
A resilient New England team did what was necessary to beat Baltimore.
The Ravens need as many players as possible attacking Tom Brady in the divisional round of the postseason. Baltimore may have got one more to do just that with the return of Timmy Jernigan.
The Ravens are a game away from the AFC Championship. Standing in their way are the New England Patriots. The Ravens have had success against them in the past, but both teams have changed a great deal since then.
Baltimore made its reputation on defense, but its kicking game is also pretty good.
If the Ravens are in the playoffs, chances are good that they’ll go up against the New England Patriots. That’s been the trend set by these two teams in recent years. Round 4 of the postseason battle will begin on Saturday with the victor receiving a ticket to the AFC Championship.
Baltimore’s defense is just as tough as ever, but it now has a dangerous offense to go with it.
New England and Baltimore are developing an impressive postseason rivalry.
The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t won an NFL playoff game since January 6, 1990. They beat the Houston Oilers—right there, that tells you it was a long time ago—by a 41-14 score in the wild-card round of the AFC playoffs. Since then, the Bengals have lost all five postseason contests they’ve played in. That needs to change this weekend.
New England’s star quarterback has given his team a little more flexibility in spending.
New England’s offensive coordinator says he’s happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.
Let’s take a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of Week 15. Here are the four takeaways you need to know from Sunday.
The New England Patriots are on a clear path to the playoffs and could possibly end up representing the AFC in the Super Bowl. The Miami Dolphins are still fighting for a playoff spot and need every win they can get so this is a huge game for them. Dan Fouts of CBS Sports knows what it’s like to play in must-win games, and he spoke on the big AFC East match-up.
The 2014 NFL regular season is rounding a curve toward its end, and some teams are beginning to distance themselves from the pack. Now, there is going to be a potential Super Bowl match-up between the Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots. CBS Sports Tracy Wolfson talks how this weekend’s game pitting Tom Brady against Aaron Rodgers may go.