Andrew Luck will need to break a winless streak against Tom Brady to earn his first Super Bowl appearance.
Peyton Manning gets to face his former team and his successor after Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts beat Cincinnati in the wild-card round Sunday.
The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t won an NFL playoff game since January 6, 1990. They beat the Houston Oilers—right there, that tells you it was a long time ago—by a 41-14 score in the wild-card round of the AFC playoffs. Since then, the Bengals have lost all five postseason contests they’ve played in. That needs to change this weekend.
The Indianapolis Colts haven’t forgotten their last meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals in week seven of the 2014 regular season, and look to capitalize on Bengals letdown.
A Denver Broncos’ loss Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals does little to change the NFL playoff picture. That’s the good news.
When Andy Dalton is on the sideline Monday night, he’ll make sure to steal a few glances at the field to check out his counterpart. Who doesn’t want to watch Peyton Manning do his thing in prime time?
The Bengals are hot off a blowout of the rival Browns last Sunday, just in time for the Broncos. It will be a massive Monday Night match-up when these two playoff hopefuls meet, as Cincinnati’s postseason lives are on the line.
First place is on the line in the air tight AFC North as the Browns visit the Bengals on Thursday night. Considering the Browns are involved, that’s hard to believe-remember, Cleveland hasn’t posted more than five wins since 2007.
It’s a poorly-kept secret that the Seattle Seahawks don’t mind taking a penalty flag or two for pass interference or defensive holding in exchange for five or six no-calls on borderline plays. Supposedly, the NFL will be cracking down on physical play in the defensive backfield. If true-and that’s a big if-it could mean even bigger numbers for the quarterbacks.
Because we think that extra million is just one too many.