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2013 NFL Playoffs

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Presto Chango: Panthers Turn Awful 2013 Start Into First-Round Playoff Bye

The Carolina Panthers started off the season with a 1-3 start, and were tied with the Atlanta Falcons for second place. It wasn’t a second place that was even close to the NFC South-leading New Orleans Saints, but the rest of the season proved to turn out completely different.

12/31/2013

Peyton Manning.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Durkin: NFL 2013 Predictions

Here’s my preseason prediction of how the 2013 NFL season will shake out.

670 The Score–09/05/2013

Peyton Manning.  (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

Durkin: Divisional Round Picks

After a lackluster Wild Card weekend featuring wins by all four favorites, here’s hoping the divisional round is more entertaining. On paper, it appears there will be two blowouts in the AFC, and two intriguing matchups in the NFC. Here’s my take on how this weekend’s action will play out.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2013

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears Making The Playoffs Is Useless

I lacked the gift of Chicago Bears hope and excitement.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2012