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.
In a battle of 2-12 teams, Jacksonville overcame a slow start to earn a 21-13 win. It wasn’t a masterpiece—the Jaguars totaled just 288 yards—but it wasn’t sloppy either. The game featured no turnovers and just 10 combined penalties.
You’ve probably been going to Tennessee tight end Delanie Walker most of the year, and he’s been quite productive with 793 yards and four TDs. However, he is highly questionable with a knee problem, and he cannot be recommended.
Two teams that have nothing to gain this season, but a lot to gain for next year, will battle it out on “Thursday Night Football.” The future of the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars is quite cloudy right now, but a lot is on the line this week and CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein took time to discuss the match-up between two very young teams.
If you’re wondering how Tennessee and Jacksonville, with their combined four wins, could be playing on a Thursday night at this point in the season, it’s because every NFL team is guaranteed at least one primetime game and the Thursday match-ups are decided before the season.
These NFL teams are playing for the right to dream about one player who, once drafted, will deliver them to the Promised Land next season.
After six years at the top, the Denver Broncos have replaced the Dallas Cowboy’s as America’s favorite football team according to a new poll.
Roethlisberger says he is suprised the decision to help extend Antonio Browns streak would create such a stir. For the players the most important thing is they helped a teammate and won the game.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have reportedly apologized for their mascot holding an inappropriate sign mocking the Steelers on Sunday.
The Pittsburgh Steelers move to 3-2 on the season after the defense keeps them in the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacksonville falls to 0-5. The Steelers won, 17-9.
The Pittsburgh Steelers head into their week five game in Jacksonville against the Jaguars with only cornerback Ike Taylor and linebacker Ryan Shazier out for the game.
Roethlisberger said the team needs to grow up a bit and stop playing sloppy football.
After losing by three points Sunday to an 0-3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers team, the Pittsburgh Steelers will still find an 0-4 Jacksonville Jaguars team a challenge in week five.
It may be ugly at times in 2014, but Bortles will be unnerved and will benefit by going through any growing pains this fall as the Jaguars have much work to do before competing in the AFC South.
Let’s take a look at who the five worst teams will be heading into the 2014 NFL season.