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Richard Sherman. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Silverman: Top NFC Teams Make Strong Case For Defense

The NFL is perhaps the most unpredictable of all sports leagues, and that plays out on nearly an every-week basis.

670 The Score–01/07/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the Carolina Panthers at Candlestick Park on November 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Want Payback In Rematch With Carolina Panthers

Up next for the 49ers are the Carolina Panthers. Although the Panthers came to Candlestick earlier this season and beat San Francisco, the 49ers are the better team and have a very good shot at winning their second straight road playoff game.

01/07/2014

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 29: Logan Mankins #70 of the New England Patriots leaves the field with an injury during a game with the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Healthier Patriots Look Forward To Meeting Colts In AFC Playoffs

The New England Patriots still have some injury concerns, but a first-round playoff bye is allowing the team to do some healing.

01/06/2014

Running back Ronnie Brown  of the San Diego Chargers carries the ball against the Cincinnati Bengals.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Chargers Rally For 27-10 Win Over Bengals

San Diego took advantage of Andy Dalton’s three turnovers in the second half on Sunday, pulling away to a 27-10 victory that extended the Cincinnati Bengals’ streak of playoff misery to 23 years and counting.

01/05/2014

Quarterback Andrew Luck  of the Indianapolis Colts passes against the Kansas City Chiefs. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Luck Rallies Indy To 45-44 Playoff Win Over Chiefs

Andrew Luck threw four second-half touchdown passes and scored on a fumble recovery, leading the Indianapolis Colts from a four-TD deficit to an historic 45-44 comeback victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in a wild-card game Saturday.

01/04/2014

Frank Gore of the San Francisco 49ers (Credit:  Michael Regan)

Silverman: If Niners Can Survive Green Bay Freezefest, They Bring Home Lombardi Trophy

The San Francisco 49ers are going to get tested by the elements in Green Bay, perhaps more so than they will by the Packers.

670 The Score–01/04/2014

ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 15: Pierre Thomas #23 of the New Orleans Saints rushes against the St. Louis Rams in the second quarter at the Edward Jones Dome on December 15, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Saints Looking Healthy, But One Big Name Mars The Short Injury Report

The New Orleans Saints are ready to head to Philadelphia, face the Eagles, battle the cold, and forget about their road woes. They are looking healthier than they have this entire season and have an injury list that is extremely short, but there is one big name that sits on it.

01/03/2014

Aaron Rodgers (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Keidel: From Foles To The Frozen Tundra – Wild Card Weekend

Every game this weekend has fascinating plots, from Cincinnati trying to break their playoff futility to the Frozen Tundra earning its sobriquet with a 30-below wind chill expected Sunday.

01/03/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 29: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals throws a pass during the NFL game against the Baltimore Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bengals Injury Report Very Long, But Hopes Are High For Most To Play

The Cincinnati Bengals had an unexpectedly successful season with an AFC North crown and a trip to the playoffs. Now, they’re facing off with a San Diego Chargers team they beat just a few weeks ago, but they may be facing them without a number of players.

01/03/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 29: A.J. Green #18 of the Cincinnati Bengals scores a first half touchdown during the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bengals defeated the Ravens 34-17. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Chargers Hoping For A Surprise In Cincinnati

If you ask many people around the NFL to give you a prediction for this weekend’s San Diego-Cincinnati AFC Wild Card game, most folks would lean towards the Bengals.

01/03/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 29: Darius Butler #20 of the Indianapolis Colts celebrates a first quarter fumble recovery with Erik Walden #93 while playing then Jacksonville Jaguars at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Colts Have Lengthy Injury Report, But Things Don’t Look So Bad

The Indianapolis Colts are heading into the playoffs with a rather lengthy injury report, and there are indeed a number of big names listed on it. The good news is that most of the names are listed simply as precautionary measures and not for serious reasons.

01/03/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 24: Clay Matthews #52 of the Green Bay Packers rushes against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on November 24, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Vikings and the Packers tied 26-26 after overtime.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Packers Face Injury Questions On Defense

The Green Bay Packers have had trouble stopping the 49ers in their last two meetings. Now they have to try and beat them in the playoffs while facing injury issues on defense.

01/03/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 24: Clay Matthews #52 of the Green Bay Packers rushes against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on November 24, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Vikings and the Packers tied 26-26 after overtime.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Clay Matthews Out, Carlos Rogers Question Mark For 49ers And Packers Playoff Showdown

The fact that both teams could be without a key defensive player this Sunday when the 49ers and Packers play is not good. While Green Bay already knows their fate, San Francisco is hoping and waiting that they will not be without Carlos Rogers.

01/03/2014

SEATTLE - DECEMBER 22: Fans of the Seattle Seahawks cheer against the Arizona Cardinals on December 22, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Seattle’s X-Factor In The NFL Playoffs

It’s the one thing that surrounds everyone at the game. For Seattle it’s a comfort, for their opposition, it can sometimes be a nightmare.

01/02/2014

Tony Romo (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Loneliest Star In The Lone Star State

Despite their dearth of recent success, all eyes will be on the Cowboys. For the karma and the drama, for better or worse, they are America’s team. Mostly for worse. Just watch on Sunday.

12/27/2013

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Bernstein: Bears-Packers Big, But Don’t Get Crazy

It’s not a movie, it’s a football game. And it’s one between two mediocre teams.

670 The Score–12/26/2013

Jay Cutler. (Credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images

Bernstein: Cutler Survives Public Opinion Whipsaw

It was over, all of it. Twitter said so.

670 The Score–12/15/2013

Russell Wilson and Pete Carroll. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Silverman: Weaknesses Abound As NFL Stretch Run Beckons

As the season heads down the home stretch, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos appear to be on a collision course to play in the Super Bowl Feb. 2 at (snow-covered) MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

670 The Score–12/11/2013

Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions celebrates with his teammates after running 77 yards for a third quarter touchdown during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on September 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Silverman: Rivalry Or Not, Beating Divisional Opponents On The Road Is Vital To Bears

It’s not quite as clear-cut as Bears head coach Marc Trestman made it out to be in his analysis of the “rivalry” his team has with the Detroit Lions.

670 The Score–09/28/2013

Andre Johnson makes a catch against the Bengals. (Credit: Getty)

Houston Beats Bengals 19-13 In Wild-Card Playoff

HOUSTON (AP) — Arian Foster ran for 140 yards and a touchdown, and the Houston Texans used a stifling defensive effort for a 19-13 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday in an AFC wild-card […]

01/05/2013

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