Chiefs' Highly Ranked Defense Finally Whole For PlayoffsFew people have a better vantage point to watch Justin Houston and Tamba Hali than Eric Berry, the Pro Bowl safety who stands behind them on every play in Kansas City's highly ranked defense.
Chiefs Face Texans Looking For 1st Playoff Win In 22 YearsIf the Kansas City Chiefs believe in karma or coincidence or some sort of cosmic alignment, then they should be confident their 22-year drought without a playoff victory will soon come to an end.
Steelers Ready To Hit Reset As Playoffs BeginFor the better part of three months the Pittsburgh Steelers stressed all they needed was a chance.
Kubiak In No Hurry To Choose Starting QB For PlayoffsGary Kubiak isn't ready to say who his starting quarterback is for the playoffs. He's just knows it's a nice problem to have.
Chiefs Ride 10-Game Winning Streak Into PlayoffsThe Kansas City Chiefs scrapped and fought for more than two months to piece together a franchise-record 10-game winning streak, allowing them to return to the playoffs after a one-year absence.
Bengals Host Steelers In Playoffs; Who Will Start At QB?AJ McCarron wasn't at all dismayed at the thought of facing that Steelers defense again. Yeah, the one that made him look so bad in his first significant NFL game.
With A Wobble, Brady And Patriots Head Into The PlayoffsWhen an achy Tom Brady had finished fending off questions about the New England Patriots' desultory regular-season finale, he stepped gingerly off the interview podium, looking a little wobbly as he heads for the playoffs.
Daily Madden: Home Field Is Nice, But Not A 'W'
Daily Madden: Saints Face Tough Test In SeattleThe Seahawks had no problem with the New Orleans Saints during the regular season, winning 34-7 in Seattle.John Madden said he expects a closer game in Saturday's NFC playoff match-up.
Daily Madden: 49ers-Panthers Is Old-Fashioned FootballJohn Madden is expecting a low-scoring, physical game when the San Francisco 49ers meet the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte Sunday.
Daily Madden: Luck Earning A Reputation For Being ClutchWith his team trailing 28 points at half-time, quarterback Andrew Luck led the Indianapolis Colts to a 45-44 playoff victory over the Kansas City Chiefs Saturday.
Daily Madden: John's First Round Playoff PicksThey'll be playing away from home on Lambeau Field's frozen tundra, but John Madden likes the 49ers in Sunday's first round NFC playoff game against the Packers.