The New York Giants and New York Jets clashed in the battle of MetLife Stadium on Saturday night, and the NFC squad got the best of its AFC counterpart, 21-20, in the preseason dress rehearsal. First-team players for both sides saw plenty...Show More Summary
The New England Patriots and Chicago Bears clashed at Gillette Stadium in preseason action Thursday night, and the AFC title hopefuls bested the NFC North up-and-comers, 23-22, thanks to a first-half scoring surge that allowed them to...Show More Summary
The Pittsburgh Steelers & Cincinnati Bengals rivalry is one the best the NFL has to offer and it got that much better after the 2 teams squared off in the AFC Wild Card playoff matchup in January. A game that saw Ben Roethlisberger leave the field on a cart while Bengals fans threw garbage at him. […]
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AFC West Q&A: What is the division's best rivalry?
Oakland's defense might not be as good as Denver's, but it's gives the Raiders a huge advantage in the AFC West arms race. Khalil Mack sees Raiders capable of rivaling Broncos for NFL's best defense. Is he right? 2015 DVOA overall DVOA...Show More Summary
For a seven-year period between 2004 and 2010, the NFC West was the divisional laughingstock of the NFL. The division posted a.400 winning percentage during that span, with three of its four teams losing at least 16 more games than they won. Show More Summary
The Pittsburgh Steelers can be one of the best teams in the AFC with or without wide receiver Martavis Bryant, but without him, there's far more pressure on every one of the Steelers' offensive players—and far less margin for error. Bryant's...Show More Summary
The AFC Champions League is well underway on Tuesday afternoon and one of the best goals of the season has been scored by Zhao Mingjian. Shandong Luneng beat Buriram United 3-0 with the Chinese side easing past the team from Thailand. All three goals came in the second half with Zhao Mingjian grabbing the third […]
The moment Tom Brady's two-point conversion attempt was intercepted in the waning moments of the AFC Championship Game, the merciless and mythical 1 billion-watt Klieg light of New England's winter sports scene shifted toward the Boston...Show More Summary
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.