“Chicago’s going die keeping on hoping that Jay Cutler’s gonna be that player,” Tarkenton says.
Butler made the big play with a last-minute interception to seal the Super Bowl win.
Five days after learning that the American Football Conference championship game was played with deflated footballs, here is what we know:
The split-screen drama performed by the Patriots has our nation scratching its head.
The Patriots have denied any knowledge of deflating footballs in the AFC title game.
New England’s not the first and won’t be the last to look for every possible advantage.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick denied any knowledge of his team using deflated footballs in the AFC title.
The Patriots made it look easy in advancing to their sixth Super Bowl of the Belichick/Brady era.
New England will face Seattle in the Super Bowl.
New England’s offensive line will need to step up its game without its starting center.
The Indianapolis Colts remain healthy heading into Sunday’s AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough. Vontae Davis and Greg Toler expected to play.
After knocking out the Denver Broncos, 24-13, last weekend, the Indianapolis Colts need to focus on key areas to defeat the New England Patriots on Sunday in Foxborough.
New England head coach Bill Belichick warns that Indianapolis is now a much better team than a few weeks ago.
Andrew Luck will need to break a winless streak against Tom Brady to earn his first Super Bowl appearance.
A resilient New England team did what was necessary to beat Baltimore.
The Ravens won’t return to the AFC Championship game but it wasn’t for lack of trying. The Patriots and Ravens put together one of the most exhilarating playoff games in recent memory.
The Ravens need as many players as possible attacking Tom Brady in the divisional round of the postseason. Baltimore may have got one more to do just that with the return of Timmy Jernigan.
The Ravens are a game away from the AFC Championship. Standing in their way are the New England Patriots. The Ravens have had success against them in the past, but both teams have changed a great deal since then.
If the Ravens are in the playoffs, chances are good that they’ll go up against the New England Patriots. That’s been the trend set by these two teams in recent years. Round 4 of the postseason battle will begin on Saturday with the victor receiving a ticket to the AFC Championship.
Baltimore’s defense is just as tough as ever, but it now has a dangerous offense to go with it.