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Divisonal Playoff Preview: Falcons at Eagles

Divisonal Playoff Preview: Falcons at Eagles

Frank Cooney

January 11 Without dual-threat quarterback Carson Wentz, the Eagles must be able to run the ball against the Falcons. The one and only running back to rush for 100-plus yards against the Falcons defense this season was Jay Ajayi, and Ajayi wasn't with the Eagles at the time. FULL STORY

Divisional Playoff Preview: Titans at Patriots

Divisional Playoff Preview: Titans at Patriots

Frank Cooney

January 11 42nd all-time meeting. Patriots lead series, 24-16-1, and the teams have split two playoff games. The Titans have never won at Gillette Stadium, with some memorable losses marking their shortcomings. They lost 59-0 in 2009, tying the most lopsided loss in NFL history in the process. FULL STORY

Divisional Playoff Preview: Saints at Vikings

Divisional Playoff Preview: Saints at Vikings

Frank Cooney

January 11 33rd all-time meeting, fourth playoff meeting. Vikings lead overall series, 21-11 and 12-3 in Minnesota, including a 29-19 victory in the season opener Sept. 11 in U.S. Bank Stadium. The Saints had won the last three meetings, including the last one in Minneapolis (42-20 in 2011). FULL STORY

Divisional Playoff Preview: Jaguars at Steelers

Divisional Playoff Preview: Jaguars at Steelers

Frank Cooney

January 11 The Steelers made plenty of mistakes in their 30-9 loss to Jacksonville during the regular season. There is at least one mistake the Steelers won't repeat in the rematch Sunday afternoon when the Jaguars visit Heinz Field for an AFC divisional round playoff game FULL STORY

Sunday Wild-Card Playoff Preview: Bills at Jaguars

Sunday Wild-Card Playoff Preview: Bills at Jaguars

The Sports Xchange

January 06 16th all-time meeting. Bills lead series, 8-7. Last year, the Bills defeated the Jaguars 28-21; the year before, Buffalo lost 34-31 at Wembley Stadium in London. In the only playoff game, the Jaguars won 30-27 in 1996. FULL STORY

Saturday NFL Wild-Card Preview: Titans at Chiefs

Saturday NFL Wild-Card Preview: Titans at Chiefs

The Sports Xchange

January 05 The Titans have had issues running the football much of the season, but Kansas City has been vulnerable against the run, ranking near the bottom of the league. If the Titans can run, including getting Marcus Mariota involved, FULL STORY

Sunday Night NFL Preview: Raiders at Eagles

Sunday Night NFL Preview: Raiders at Eagles

The Sports Xchange

December 22 The Raiders would love to run the ball effectively against the Eagles, but that's a tall order against a team allowing just 71.5 yards per game, the best in the NFL. Expect the Raiders to stick with it as long as they can before turning Derek Carr FULL STORY

Monday Night NFL Preview: Falcons at Buccaneers

Monday Night NFL Preview: Falcons at Buccaneers

The Sports Xchange

December 18 This is the first -- and easiest -- of three straight division games as the Falcons pursue a return to the playoffs. With New Orleans and Carolina looming, a win vs. Tampa Bay seems paramount. FULL STORY

Saturday NFL Game Preview: Bears at Lions

Saturday NFL Game Preview: Bears at Lions

The Sports Xchange

December 15 Defensively, the Bears are caught in a difficult situation. They'd like to play zone against Matthew Stafford and the Lions' well-timed passing game, but they can't afford to sit back. FULL STORY

Thursday Night NFL Preview: Broncos at Colts

Thursday Night NFL Preview: Broncos at Colts

Howard Balzer

December 13 For the Broncos, it's simple: Play within themselves, don't turn the ball over and force the Colts to make plays to beat them. Denver extended its streak of wins in games in which it has won the turnover battle to 32; it is the league's longest active streak, 15 games FULL STORY