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.
Make it 24 straight years since the Cincinnati Bengals have won a playoff game, and their loss to the underdog San Diego Chargers marked a disappointing end to yet another successful season. There was a lot of hope and promise, but now the focus is on who will stay and who will go.
The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t won a playoff game in 23 years and now one more year can be added onto that streak. The San Diego Chargers were able to continue their rejuvenated season by dominating the Bengals and eliminating Cincinnati from the playoffs.
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.
What seemed only like a pipe dream a few weeks ago became reality this past Sunday for the San Diego Chargers and their fans.
Reeling from their worst loss of the year, the Miami Dolphins can still make the playoffs. Whether they deserve to is open for debate.
The Miami Dolphins had high hopes that 2013 would be the year the team finally turned the corner and became a contender in the NFL. After seven weeks and armed with a 3-4 record, the Dolphins aren’t a contender and are teetering on the edge of falling apart.
Considering the offensive line’s inability to get the run game going, or protect Ryan Tannehill, has been the biggest contributing factor to Miami’s four-game losing streak, how damaging is the Jonathan Martin “Joke” incident in the Dolphins cafeteria this week?
Two teams headed in opposite directions meet in this week’s edition of Thursday Night Football, as the Cincinnati Bengals look to hand the Miami Dolphins their fifth-straight loss of the 2013 NFL season.
With Ryan Tannehill getting sacked at a record pace, the Miami Dolphins haven’t been able to ease the pressure on their young quarterback thanks to an extremely poor running game.