Steelers Hope Roethlisberger, Brown Can Play Against BroncosThe Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping injured stars Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown will play Sunday against Denver in the divisional round of the playoffs.
Injury Report: Green's Status Key To Bengals' Chances On Sunday Against ColtsArguably the Cincinnati Bengals' best player, wide receiver A.J. Green is iffy for Sunday's playoff game in Indianapolis against the Colts. He didn't practice on Friday and hasn't cleared the league's concussion protocol after suffering the injury in Week 17 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. If Green can't go, the pressure might double for the Bengals to win their first postseason contest since 1990.
Bengals Need To Win Sunday To Shed "Playoff Losers" LabelThe 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.
Colts Haven't Forgotten Last Meeting With BengalsThe 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.
Injury Report: Broncos Without Brandon Marshall, T.J. Ward QuestionableThe Denver Broncos have been hit hard by the injury bug. Though, compared to last year, this season has been mild, even with 20 players listed.
Game Grades: Denver Broncos' Dreadful Play Results In Loss To BengalsPeyton Manning's play was bad, but that was only the tip of the iceberg for the Broncos in their loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Every phase of the game was out of sorts on Monday and the loss was a setback the team has to learn from in a hurry.
Broncos Rally But Fall To Bengals, 38-27A Denver Broncos' loss Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals does little to change the NFL playoff picture. That's the good news.
Focus On Running Backs In Broncos-Bengals Monday MatchupWhen 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?
Broncos Dig Into Their Deep Linebacker CorpsAside from Von Miller, Denver's once-deep linebacker corps has been reduced to four guys playing their first NFL season and an undrafted third-year pro who's started just five games.
Moore: Peyton's Block Showed 'Heart, Toughness'He hasn't done it often in his career, but on Sunday Peyton Manning threw a block for his running back. Teammate Rahim Moore was amused on the sidelines.
Opponent Profile: Bengals Hot As Broncos Come To TownThe 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.
Broncos' Playoff Prep Continues In CincinnatiThe Broncos need another win to secure a first-round bye -- and perchance a shot, though narrow, at home-field advantage.
Week 13 Fantasy Football Pickups: Beckham Jr., Anderson Have Breakout PerformancesC.J. Anderson of the Denver Broncos and Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants should be on the radar of every fantasy football owner right now.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Brian Hoyer, Jeremy Hill And A.J. GreenAt the start of the season, a Cleveland-Cincinnati battle as a Thursday Night primetime game did not appear to be an ideal television choice.