The San Diego Chargers can feel good about overachieving and making it to the divisional playoffs when hardly anyone thought they’d make the postseason under rookie coach Mike McCoy.
Peyton Manning welcomed Wes Welker back into the lineup with a touchdown toss and the Denver Broncos narrowly avoided a repeat of their playoff slip from last year, advancing to the AFC championship game with a 24-17 win over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.
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.
The Green Bay Packers have had trouble stopping the 49ers in their last two meetings. Now they have to try and beat them in the playoffs while facing injury issues on defense.
If you have a liking for the dramatic, then you had no problem watching the San Diego Chargers and their wild 27-24 overtime victory Sunday over Kansas City.
As the San Diego Chargers know all too well, their playoff fate may be sealed by the time they take the field this Sunday afternoon at home against Oakland.
If you thought the San Diego Chargers were in danger of missing the playoffs before their 20-16 loss in Miami last Sunday, well, the danger level has risen quite a bit in the last week.
Given how there are a sizable number of mediocre teams in the NFL in 2013, the San Diego Chargers sitting at 4-6 may not really be in as bad a spot as some might have you think.
Through his first nine games as head coach of the San Diego Chargers, Mike McCoy has his team in the hunt for an AFC playoff berth. That said, there is little margin for error at this point.
Fans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.
Ricky Nolasco was beaten up over four innings and the Dodgers again couldn’t capitalize on opportunities as they fell to the Cardinals 4-2 on in Game 4, falling behind 3-1 in the NLCS.
Ryu scattered three hits over seven scoreless frames and the Dodgers outlasted the Cardinals 2-0 on Monday to cut St. Louis’ NLCS lead to 2-1.
David Ortiz revived the Red Sox with a tying grand slam in the eighth inning, then Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a winning single in the ninth that sent Boston past the Detroit Tigers 6-5 Sunday night to even the AL championship series at 1-all.
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ offense is struggling, and they might have to face Adam Wainwright without their top hitter in Game 3 of the NL championship series.
The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.