Thanks to big games by running back LaGarrette Blount and linebacker Jamie Collins, the New England Patriots are in the AFC Championship Game once again.
The Indianapolis Colts are currently riding high after taking down the Kansas City Chiefs with the second-largest comeback in NFL playoff history. They’ve got to come back to earth though, and prepare for the New England Patriots on the road, and there are a few big things that need to be done for the win.
This AFC Divisional Playoff Game features legendary New England quarterback Tom Brady against Indy’s Andrew Luck, who seems to be a legend in the making.
A few years ago, a wide receiver from Florida International made waves by tearing through the Louisville Cardinals defense en route to a career season for the Panthers. He was overlooked until the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft, and Monday, a lot of personnel people look very dumb for passing him over.
The Kansas City Chiefs lost an eighth-straight postseason game on Saturday, losing 45-44 to the Indianapolis Colts after holding a 28-point lead in the third quarter.
Mike Wallace expected to be a big play, deep threat wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins when he signed a $60 million contract in the offseason. But a quarter of the way through the season, Wallace hasn’t produced many big plays and it has him worried.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are already one of the worst teams in football and that was at full strength. The Jaguars will be missing several players against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.
Much was made about the dramatic transformation the Miami Dolphins went through in the offseason. But another team is using the draft and free agency to load up on young talent to make a run through the AFC for the next few years, the Indianapolis Colts.
The Miami Dolphins have plenty to play for when the team travels to Indianapolis to play the Colts. The Fins will be looking for revenge from last year’s loss, looking to get to 2-0 ahead of a very tough stretch of games, and to keep pace with the New England Patriots in the win-loss column.
This week saw an increase in preseason intensity. Starters played longer, and the injury totals spiked yet again. Here’s the scoop from all around the AFC…