Congratulations to the Texans, who have clinched the first playoff berth in franchise history. With three weeks left in the season, there are still eight playoff spots up for grabs. And three teams – the Patriots, Ravens and Steelers – all have a chance to officially join the party this weekend.
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Some casual observers might view Thursday night’s matchup between the Browns and Steelers, on paper, as a lopsided affair.
With four weeks left in the season, there are still six division crowns and 10 total playoff spots up for grabs. Congratulations to the Packers and 49ers, who have clinched the NFC North and West, respectively. Meanwhile, here’s a look at what can happen this week.
Posted: Monday, December 5th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Fantasy Faux Pas, Anquan Boldin, Caleb Hanie, Cam Newton, Larry Fitzgerald, LeGarrette Blount, New York Jets, Percy Harvin, Pierre Garcon, Pittsburgh Steelers, robert meachem, Shonn Greene
In the final week of the fantasy regular season, a faux pas can mean the end of your year. We highlight some of the best from Week 13 in the Fantasy Faux Pas blog.
Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Al Davis, Baltimore Ravens, Charles Woodson, DeMarco Murray, Ed Dickson, Green Bay Packers, Joe Paterno, Michael Fabiano, NFL Films, NFL Network, Oakland Raiders, Penn State, Peyton Manning, Pittsburgh Steelers, Rex Ryan, Roger Goodell, Ryan Clark, San Diego Chargers, Tom Brady
NFL Network’s second-half schedule of Thursday night games kicks off at 8 p.m. ET with an important divisional showdown, as Carson Palmer’s Oakland Raiders battle Philip Rivers’ San Diego Chargers for first place in the AFC West.
Terrell Suggs owns Ben Roethlisberger’s ass, ladies and gentlemen. And he keeps it in his refrigerator.
Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers
On Wednesday, we looked at how the division leaders stack up in terms of total defense. So today we decided to see how the eight first-place teams stack up when you take into account their overall ranking for both total offense and total defense. One thing to note is that there isn’t a great deal of balance among these teams. and only two of the division leaders — the Steelers and Texans — rank in the top 10 of both categories.
The Steelers may not have created the template to stop the Patriots, but they clearly saw in their film study an effective strategy already in place and executed it to perfection.
Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers
There was an interesting note this week in the NFL Media research packet pointing out that the top eight teams in the NFL in total defense all come from the AFC. Pretty crazy, considering it used to be that the NFC was known for rugged defense and the AFC was known for high-scoring aerial attacks.
Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Andy Reid, Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, Jeff Darlington, Kansas City Chiefs, Michael Fabiano, Michael Lombardi, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers
Watch enhanced replays of the Baltimore Ravens’ thrilling comeback against the Arizona Cardinals, and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ clash with AFC rival New England Tuesday night on NFL Network.
Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, A.J. Green, Adam Rank, Albert Breer, Aldon Smith, Arian Foster, Ben Roethlisberger, Brian Billick, Dave Dameshek, Fred Jackson, Jack Youngblood, Jerry Glanville, John Calipari, MC Hammer, Michael Fabiano, Michael Wilbon, New England Patriots, Paul Posluszny, Pittsburgh Steelers, Rich Eisen
Friday is the last chance to have your say in who wins top honors for last weekend’s games by voting for the NFL’s Hardest Working Man award, the Rookie of the Week, Air & Ground Player of the Week, and Never Say Never Moment of the Week. And don’t forget to fill out your Pro Bowl ballot!
In Week 10 of last season, Pittsburgh’s defense gave up more points than they have ever allowed in the 11-year history of Heinz Field. Once again, the Patriots will visit with Tom Brady, Wes Welker, two dangerous tight ends and a bevy of running backs in tow.
LaMarr Woodley rarely disappoints during his appearances on NFL Network.
Enough with the hollow chatter about the aging Steelers looking slow and clumsy on their feet. These guys can move.
Rashard Mendenhall is back and will start on Sunday, putting a dent in Isaac Redman’s fantasy value.