SANTA CLARA, Calif. — They played the Super Bowl on Sunday night, and an AFC South game broke out. These were the best teams in football? Really? It was more like a Titans-Jaguars game. Sorry: Titans-Jaguars games are usually better. Sure,...Show More Summary
Alright, that's it for me this week. Enjoy the Super Bowl today, if you can. Personally, I couldn't care much less about it. As a Steelers fan (who thinks, injuries aside, that they're probably the best team in the AFC), I'm already in off-season, free-agency, pre-draft mode, looking ahead to bigger and better things next season. Show More Summary
Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the first winter storm to hit the region, NHL Winter Classic at Gillette Stadium, welcoming in the New Year, and the Patriots loss in the AFCShow More Summary
The 50th iteration of the Most Important Sports Game Of Our Time—AKA Super Bowl 50—is this Sunday, February 7, and with #football excitement reaching a fever pitch in the run-up to the big day, we're pitting star players from...
Many of the NFL's best have descended upon Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii to take part in the 2016 Pro Bowl, and Sunday's game should bring a new feel to a traditional event. The league did away with the longtime NFC vs. AFC format...Show More Summary
If there’s a silver lining for Patriots fans after Sunday’s loss in the AFC Championship Game, it’s that the team is well-suited to make another deep playoff run next year. All of New England’s best players are under contract for 2016, meaning the Patriots don’t have to worry about losing much in free agency. Mike…
On Sunday, the Denver Broncos advanced to Super Bowl 50 after defeating the New England Patriots by a score of 20-18. Brady-Manning 17 ended probably the best QB rivalry in NFL history as it went right down to the wire. Taiwanese Animators put together an animated recap of the AFC Championship game and of course they […]
The promise of a possible final showdown between two of the NFL's best quarterbacks of their generation was likely a big draw for the AFC championship, but CBS may also have gotten a viewership boost with so many residents in the eastern...Show More Summary
Stephen Gostkowski is so good at extra points, the Patriots proposed a rule to make them longer. That the Patriots became the first team to truly suffer because of that rule is absolutely preposterous. The Patriots lost the AFC Championship game 20-18 after a missed 2-point conversion in the game's closing seconds. Show More Summary
Everything is on the line today for the AFC Conference title game that features the Denver Broncos & New England Patriots. One homeless guy in Denver has the best sign ever & a sure fire way for the Broncos to advance to the Super Bowl. Just give him spare change and he’ll kidnap Brady.
In Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning — two of the best quarterbacks of their generation — will face off for the 17th time, with the winner advancing to Super Bowl 50. It’s the fifth time the two future Hall of Famers have met in the postseason,... More »
There haven't been many surprises on the road to the Super Bowl this season, leaving fans with the four best teams in the NFL still competing for a title. It wasn't always easy, but the top two seeds in both the NFC and AFC advanced to their respective championship games. Show More Summary
We’re off to a great start ahead of Sunday’s AFC championship game, thanks to a handful of Broncos defenders who wasted no time in providing bulletin board material. That Denver defense is the league’s best, and its trash talk focused...Show More Summary
If the New England Patriots want to maximize their chances of making it to the AFC Championship game, wide receiver Julian Edelman will have to get back to what he does best. After missing the last seven weeks of the season to nurseShow More Summary
The defending champion Patriots might have the best shot to make it to back-to-back Super Bowls, but the AFC crown is there for the taking. The battle for the AFC title should be full of intrigue after a strange and unpredictable regular season. Show More Summary
The Steelers have won nine of 12 matchups against the Bengals since 2010, including five of six at Paul Brown Stadium during that span. Wild Card Saturday concludes with another round of the league's best grudge match, an AFC North battle...Show More Summary
The Bengals and Steelers do not like each other at all, making a matchup in the playoff even more fun. It's hard to dial up the intensity of the rivalries between AFC North teams, but somehow the stage provided by the NFL playoffs manages to do so. Show More Summary
Now that the Buffalo Bills beat the New York Jets and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cleveland Browns, setting the playoff field and (...)
Brandon Weeden has found the best revenge. The quarterback, who is now with Houston, led the Texans to a win against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday that helped them strengthen their lead in the AFC South and potentially win a spot in...Show More Summary
The Patriots could've been resting next Sunday with the AFC's best record all wrapped up.