Posts Tagged ‘AFC Championship Game’

The NFL “Goat Guide” for championship weekend

Year after year, when a team loses a big game the fans, and sometimes players, anoint a scapegoat, or more simply a goat, to carry the blame. Let’s take a look at the 2011 goats, and who might steal their crown in 2012.

Who Has The Edge: Jets vs. Steelers

It’s time again for our little segment called Who has the Edge. This time around, it’s a Jets vs. Steelers edition.

Colts’ Bullitt fined $5K for hit on Jets QB Sanchez

The NFL fined Colts safety Melvin Bullitt $5,000 for his hit on Jets QB Mark Sanchez during last Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, according to the Indianapolis Star.

Jets RB Greene questionable to return with rib injury

The Jets confirmed that rookie RB Shonn Greene sustained a rib injury early in the third quarter of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Colts and is questionable to return.

Feely miss, Manning TD pass give Colts lead

The Jets’ decision to attempt a long field goal backfired, giving the Colts a short field to drive for a go-ahead touchdown in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game.

Collie still can do it vs. Jets

The Jets made Dwight Lowery a starting cornerback and turned Lito Sheppard into a backup for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, but one thing remained the same: They still couldn’t stop Austin Collie.

Lacey victimized on Edwards’ 80-yard TD catch

The Jets didn’t wait long to take advantage of Colts CB Jerraud Powers‘ knee injury.

Garcon’s three grabs help Colts drive for field goal

The Colts’ second possession in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game quickly turned into the Pierre Garcon Show.

Colts’ Addai probable to return after tweaking shoulder

Colts RB Joseph Addai left for the locker room with a shoulder injury, the team announced during the first quarter of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Jets, but his return is probable.

Feely misses field goal, fails to give Jets lead

The Jets finally felt the pain of a missed field-goal attempt in this year’s playoffs.

No surprises among Jets-Colts inactives list

The inactives list for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the Jets and Colts has been released, with no surprises popping up for either team.

Ryan: Jets’ D will bring ‘combo platter’ vs. Colts

Jets coach Rex Ryan chatted with NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi upon arrival at Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday and said his team will bring the defensive “combo platter” in the AFC Championship Game.

Lowery will supplant Sheppard in Jets’ lineup

Jets CB Dwight Lowery will start in place of Lito Sheppard in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Colts, NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi has confirmed through a source.

Colts CB Powers now doubtful to play vs. Jets

The Colts downgraded CB Jerraud Powers from questionable to doubtful for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Jets because of a left foot injury that kept him out of practice all week.

Colts, Jets mostly healthy for championship game

Nobody is expected to miss Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the Colts and the Jets.

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