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.
With the post-season in front of them now, the San Diego Chargers are hoping to stick around for a while as the AFC playoffs kick off this coming weekend.
What seemed only like a pipe dream a few weeks ago became reality this past Sunday for the San Diego Chargers and their fans.
Blake Bortles threw for 242 yards and ran for two touchdowns as No. 15 UCF celebrated a BCS bid already in hand by rallying to beat SMU 17-13 Saturday in front of just a few hundred fans who braved a brutal ice storm.
No. 15 UCF has already secured the school’s first BCS bid. So the Knights will move on to other things when they finish the regular season Saturday at SMU.
As the Miami Dolphins celebrated a season-saving victory against Cincinnati Thursday night; the Bengals were dealing with a second big loss from the game.
Miami’s Caleb Sturgis made a 44-yard field goal with 11 seconds left and the Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals went to overtime tied at 20-all Thursday night.
Nate Godwin scored on a long blocked field goal return and DeDe Lattimore scooped up a fumble for another touchdown Saturday night to help South Florida begin American Athletic Conference play with a 26-20 victory over Cincinnati, which was playing for the first time since one of its players was killed in a car accident.
Powered by former Northwestern High School quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, the Louisville Cardinals are the overwhelming pick to win the American Athletic Conference, formerly known as the Big East Conference, in 2013.
Rallies took place from coast to coast, Saturday, as people pressed for civil rights charges against George Zimmerman and for changes in the country’s self-defense laws.