New England Patriots
The Patriots are favored by a touchdown in Saturday’s playoff game against Baltimore in New England. But John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew the Ravens don’t act like underdogs.
Coming off a disappointing season and about to meet a new coach, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will work with former NFL QB Kurt Warner and quarterback tutor Dennis Gile during the off-season.
Baltimore made its reputation on defense, but its kicking game is also pretty good.
The Ravens are a game away from the AFC Championship. Standing in their way are the New England Patriots. The Ravens have had success against them in the past, but both teams have changed a great deal since then.
If the Ravens are in the playoffs, chances are good that they’ll go up against the New England Patriots. That’s been the trend set by these two teams in recent years. Round 4 of the postseason battle will begin on Saturday with the victor receiving a ticket to the AFC Championship.
Baltimore’s defense is just as tough as ever, but it now has a dangerous offense to go with it.
New England and Baltimore are developing an impressive postseason rivalry.
The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t won an NFL playoff game since January 6, 1990. They beat the Houston Oilers—right there, that tells you it was a long time ago—by a 41-14 score in the wild-card round of the AFC playoffs. Since then, the Bengals have lost all five postseason contests they’ve played in. That needs to change this weekend.
New England’s star quarterback has given his team a little more flexibility in spending.
In his news conference discussing the departure of coach Jim Harbaugh, 49ers owner Jed York said he’ll settle for nothing less than a Super Bowl victory.