Pittsburgh and New England look to be headed for another AFC title game showdown, but these four teams could stand in the way.
The Ravens had their best offensive day of the season against the Lions last Sunday in a 44-20 win over the Lions that bolstered their chances of making the playoffs. Even with the offense leading the way, there was room for one of their defensive stars to shine. Safety Eric Weddle was that star and [more]
The Chargers have clawed their way back to.500, and look like best team in a muddled AFC West. Their four remaining games are manageable, so the playoffs seem like an attainable goal.
In today's War Room, the Yahoo Sports crew discusses the AFC and the best sports fights.
The Oakland Raiders are facing a must-win situation in Week 11 against the New England Patriots. After being hyped up as one of the best teams in the AFC ahead of the season, the Raiders have come out and disappointed in a big way. Heading...Show More Summary
You come at the king, you best not fumble. The Cincinnati Bengals‘ Joe Mixon complained last week that he wasn’t getting enough touches, and he threw Pittsburgh’s Le’Veon Bell, a rival AFC North running back, under the wheels to make his point. Show More Summary
Welcome back to Overreaction Monday, where Georgia may be the best team on the globe, the Falcons are 1-3 in the AFC East and Kennesaw State…
This year’s Saints team looks awfully familiar to the one that won the Super Bowl in 2009, says retired NFL lineman Geoff Schwartz. Entering Week 8 of the NFL season, the conferences are starting to shape up. In the AFC, the three favorites are the Steelers, Chiefs and Patriots. Show More Summary
The Patriots are tied for the best record in the AFC again. All that hand-wringing and talk about the New England Patriots struggling, and here we are finishing up October with the Patriots tied for first in the AFC. The defense is still far from fixed, but it seems to be getting better every week. Show More Summary
The Chargers finally got to celebrate a victory on Sunday. But they were brought back to earth Monday with a glance at the NFL standings, which still show them digging their way out of a considerable hole.
Stephen Hauschka has made four field goals beyond 53 yards the last two games, and he was again named AFC special teams player of the week.
The AFC South looks like a thoroughly mediocre division. But the Titans made a statement today that they’re the division’s best team. The Titans went to Jacksonville and put a beating on the Jaguars, whipping them 37-16. Although the Titans deserve plenty of credit, the real story of the game was Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles, [more]
The Chargers' narrow loss to the Broncos on Monday was the kind of tight contest that’s likely to define the NFL’s best division this season.
AFC Big Sky: 1. Team Trump 2-4 who cares? As I’ve said before, Belichick is the best NFL coach ever for numerous reasons — he’s a very good talent evaluator, an exceptional technical instructor, and a peerless game planner and in-game adjustor. But he’s sustained success for so long in large measure because of his […]
All four AFC West teams have designs on emerging from the NFL's toughest division
Our division-by-division, fish-in-a-barrel question of the day routine takes us to one of the worst divisions in recent years. Earlier this year, it seemed that the AFC South could be one of the best divisions in 2017. But then Blake Bortles happened in Jacksonville, and still Andrew Luck has yet to do happen anywhere. So [more]
The Broncos don't have a quarterback, but here's why that might not matter much
The Bengals are starting to look like a dark horse in the AFC
New England is confident. Kraft sending the AFC championship tickets with the season tickets is the cockiest/best thing I've seen @stoolpresidente @FeitsBarstool pic.twitter.com/4oq29IAS1P — Connor Pratt (@PintSizePratt) August 3, 2017 Every other team in the NFL is living in the 2017 preseason. Show More Summary
If the Pittsburgh Steelers can hold together this season, they’ll be the most formidable AFC challenge the New England Patriots have faced since Peyton Manning’s best days. But Pittsburgh holding together is always a dubious proposition given the many sharp-edged star personalities involved. Show More Summary