Thanks to big games by running back LaGarrette Blount and linebacker Jamie Collins, the New England Patriots are in the AFC Championship Game once again.
The Indianapolis Colts are currently riding high after taking down the Kansas City Chiefs with the second-largest comeback in NFL playoff history. They’ve got to come back to earth though, and prepare for the New England Patriots on the road, and there are a few big things that need to be done for the win.
This AFC Divisional Playoff Game features legendary New England quarterback Tom Brady against Indy’s Andrew Luck, who seems to be a legend in the making.
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Of the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.
The 2013 season might be the best performance of Bill Belichick’s coaching career.
The Ravens took a huge hit to their playoffs aspirations on Sunday when they lost to New England. Now Baltimore will face off against the newly crowned division champs in a game that they must win in order to continue their season. It’s truly win or go home for the Baltimore Ravens.
It was embarrassing. It was ugly. It hurt them in the standings. And most of all, it was unexpected.
After not scoring a touchdown against the Detroit Lions on Monday night football their woes continued as the Patriots shut down the Ravens in a 41-7 rout.
This was as close to a playoff game as it gets in the regular season for the Baltimore Ravens. If they won, they’d be guaranteed a shot at a division title. With a loss at the hands of New England, they may now miss the postseason all together.
Ray Lewis is retired, Bernard Pollard is playing elsewhere, and Tom Brady won’t have Ed Reed to kick around anymore.
The best way to beat the New England Patriots is with strong play from your quarterback. That’s what makes Joe Flacco’s injury the focal point as the Ravens game against New England approaches.