NFL Playoffs

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

Green Bay Packers v Chicago Bears

Bears Fans Divided On Whether Lovie Should Go

Even before the Bears were eliminated from the playoffs on Sunday, some Bears fans were calling for the ouster of head coach Lovie Smith.

WBBM Newsradio–12/31/2012

Bears fans.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Strange Days For Bears, Fans

It’s all very strange — the end of a roster at the end of a season, perhaps approaching the end of something more.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2012

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Smith: Playoffs Are Still A Reality For Bears

Bears’ coach Lovie Smith doesn’t like the position his team is in after yet another loss Sunday.

12/17/2012

Ahmad Bradshaw #44 of the New York Giants runs the ball against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Championship Game at Candlestick Park on January 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bowen Reflects On Playing In Playoffs

Matt Bowen joined The Boers and Bernstein Show to talk about the heartbreak of losing in the playoffs.

670 The Score–01/24/2012

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots dives into the end zone to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Baltimore Ravens during their AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Patriots In Super Bowl, Beat Ravens 23-20

Tom Brady has the New England Patriots back in the Super Bowl.

01/22/2012

Alex Smith. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Edholm Breaks Down Playoffs

With championship weekend coming up, Eric Edholm of Pro Football Weekly joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show to break down the matchups.

670 The Score–01/17/2012

Tim Tebow. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bowen Breaks Down Playoffs

Check out this NFL playoff analysis from Matt Bowen of the National Football Post and Chicago Tribune.

670 The Score–01/10/2012

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DiMino Breaks Down NFL Playoffs

After week one of the NFL playoffs, Chris DiMino of 790 The Zone in Atlanta joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show to break down the action.

670 The Score–01/09/2012

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