Being the sixth and final seed in the NFL playoffs usually means you’re a sizable underdog. When it comes to the San Diego Chargers, that holds true a second weekend straight.
Every game this weekend has fascinating plots, from Cincinnati trying to break their playoff futility to the Frozen Tundra earning its sobriquet with a 30-below wind chill expected Sunday.
The Cincinnati Bengals had an unexpectedly successful season with an AFC North crown and a trip to the playoffs. Now, they’re facing off with a San Diego Chargers team they beat just a few weeks ago, but they may be facing them without a number of players.
If you ask many people around the NFL to give you a prediction for this weekend’s San Diego-Cincinnati AFC Wild Card game, most folks would lean towards the Bengals.
The Pittsburgh Steelers shocked the Green Bay Packers with a 38-31 win at Lambeau Field only to understand that without a win against upcoming Cleveland Browns, their playoff hopes will die. Le’Veon Bell and Ike Taylor receive team awards.
Coming off of a 30-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers look forward to their meeting with the Green Bay Packers on Lambeau Field this weekend.
The Cincinnati Bengals are on the cusp of something that hasn’t happened in the team’s 46-year history. They’ve been to the playoffs before, sure, but it’s never become a trend.
While Mel Blount and Franco Harris visit Heinz Field as NFL Legends, the Pittsburgh Steelers will rely on improved play and tenacity to hand the Cincinnati Bengals a loss in the AFC North.
With the Steelers almost mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, questions are arising as to whether or not the Steelers will begin to play some of their younger more inexperienced players, but Steelers Insider and Post-Gazette Beat Writer Ed Bouchette says he doesn’t see Head Coach Mike Tomlin taking that approach.
The Colts and Broncos have already secured a playoff spot, with others offered the chance this weekend if all breaks right. The question is, which team will win the AFC Championship this year?
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and players agree that the AFC North meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals will be business as usual, not an exhibition or evaluation game.
For the Pittsburgh Steelers, Thanksgiving night may prove to be the most critical game of the 2013 NFL Season as they face a Baltimore Ravens team that is hungry to end their three-week winning streak. With playoff potential on the line, as well as bragging rights, the game will be everything it is billed to be, and more.
The Pittsburgh Steelers head to Cleveland to face the Browns in an AFC North rivalry with both teams searching for their fifth win of the season and a higher rank in the division.
Coming off of a 37-27, static-charged win over the Detroit Lions, the Pittsburgh Steelers look to break a three-way tie for second in the AFC North with a win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
The story of the week for the Steelers is the veteran players cracking down on their younger teammates and not allowing them to play games in the locker room during business hours. Derek Moye joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller to talk about this and the impact it’s having on him and the rest of the team.