Archive for the ‘2012 NFL Playoffs’ Category

Heartbreaking Thoughts on the Ravens Loss to the Patriots in the AFC Title Game

Heartbreaking. There are many ways to lose a football but one of the worst may be a botched Field Goal, especially a chip shot from Thirty yards. The playoffs for the Ravens will be defined yet again by missed opportunities and underwhelming performances. This one hurts but then again they all do. It hurts because […]

Patriots Top Ravens 23-20 To Win AFC After Cundiff Missed Kick

The Patriots are Super Bowl bound. But not without sweating it out. Sunday at Gillette Stadium, the Patriots didn’t play their best game, but did just enough to top the underdog Baltimore Ravens 23-20 to earn their trip to Super Bowl XLVI. The end for the Ravens was a crushing one, as Pro Bowl kicker […]

AFC Title Game Keys to the Game: Baltimore @ New England

AFC Championship: Baltimore Ravens at New England Patriots Sunday January 22, 2012 3:05 PM Line: Ravens +7 O/U 50 Sing it with me now… BACK! We’re BACK in the Saddle Again… We’re riding, we’re loading up our pistols, we’re riding, we really got a fistful, we’re riding, we’re shinning up our saddles, we’re riding, this […]

AFC Title Game Preview: Baltimore at New England

Was last week an indication that the defense is ready to step up in the playoffs? I believe the defense has something to prove The one thing you constantly hear about the defense is how it was ranked 31st overall during the regular season. I think the defense is feeding off the energy and production […]

Breaking Down the 49ers Defense Heading Into the NFC Title Game

The 49ers defense has been a big reason for their turnaround and their spot in the NFC championship game. How do the Giants control them? Using notes from Greg Cosell, we break it down. -”Aldon Smith quick and violent hands as a pass rusher, Keeps his feet moving, Improved greatly as an outside rusher with […]

Ravens Safety Ed Reed Criticizes QB Joe Flacco and the Offense

In an interview with SiriusXM satellite radio, Ravens Safety Ed Reed gave his honest assessment of Quarterback Joe Flacco and the Baltimore offense in their 20-13 victory over the Houston Texans last Sunday. Reed felt that Flacco was “kind of rattled a bit” Sunday and that if the Ravens are to advance to their second […]

Giants RB Brandon Jacobs Challenges San Francisco Defense

Giants running back Brandon Jacobs is challenging the 49ers’ defense Sunday in the NFC Championship Game. “To get knocked out, that means that have to hit you in your head,” Jacobs said. “I wish like heck, one of them would try and hit me in the head. That means they’re standing up and not hitting […]

Gridiron Gab NFC Championship Game Preview – New York Giants at San Francisco 49ers

One day, one team, one game. That is all that stands between the San Francisco 49ers and a trip to Indianapolis and Super Bowl 46. That team as you well know is the New York Giants, and they are very well determined to make sure that they are the ones that head to Super Bowl […]