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.
In a battle of 2-12 teams, Jacksonville overcame a slow start to earn a 21-13 win.
There’s a few options in an otherwise bland game between losing teams.
It could be another ugly Thursday night game.
After next year, 20 teams will have taken part in the NFL’s International Series.
These NFL teams are playing for the right to dream about one player who, once drafted, will deliver them to the Promised Land next season.
It may be ugly at times in 2014, but Bortles will be unnerved and will benefit by going through any growing pains this fall as the Jaguars have much work to do before competing in the AFC South.
Let’s take a look at who the five worst teams will be heading into the 2014 NFL season.
Bears backup quarterback Jordan Palmer rallied the Chicago Bears to a 20-19 preseason victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night.
Every NFL team has a chance… theoretically. But these 5 teams might as well pack it in until 2015.
Clearly, Johnny Manziel doesn’t lack self-confidence.
Fifteen weeks in the books, yet only four playoff tickets – Seattle, Denver, Kansas City, and Indianapolis – have been punched. With two weeks remaining, 19 teams are left in contention for a Super Bowl run.
With only three playoff tickets punched, 25 teams remain in contention for a playoff spot.
With four games remaining, 29 teams remain in contention for a playoff spot.
Entering Week 13, 24 teams remain in or within one game of a playoff bid.
Heading into Week 12, 23 teams are either in or within one game of a playoff bid. A marquee matchup between two old foes is rekindled on Sunday night.
Ten weeks in the books and 23 teams remain in or within one-and-a-half games of a playoff bid. Week 11 is highlighted by two marquee, prime time matchups.
Nine weeks into the season, there have been several notable turnarounds.
Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been suspended indefinitely without pay for another violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy.
Only one game on the Week 9 docket features two teams with winning records, the Monday night matchup between the Bears and Packers.