The Patriots made it look easy in advancing to their sixth Super Bowl of the Belichick/Brady era.
New England and Baltimore are developing an impressive postseason rivalry.
A knee injury to QB Drew Stanton continues to slow him down in practices, but head coach Brian Polian is hopeful to have his second-string quarterback available for the Panthers. The Cardinals are a battered squad in other positions as well.
They clashed at both the college and the pro levels but now that Jim Harbaugh has left the 49ers and the NFC West, it appears he will not be missed by Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll.
Does Arizona have enough in the tank to make a deep run and play in its second Super Bowl in franchise history? It looks sketchy at best, but this is why you play the games. Arizona has a tough road to travel to get to the Super Bowl, but it is pointless to worry about that for now. For now, it is all about beating Carolina.
The 49ers are no longer in the picture, but the NFC West title is still up for grabs. With two games to play, the 11-3 Cardinals meet the 10-4 Seahawks in Arizona Sunday.
The San Diego Chargers are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, but after three consecutive NFC Championship Game appearances, the San Francisco 49ers are out. They have the opportunity to play the spoiler for the Chargers, but what has happened to them this year? CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein spoke on this weekend’s west coast game and looks at what has gone wrong and right.
Few people thought the 49ers were going to go into Seattle and beat the Seahawks, but the 49ers gave the home team a scare. If not for injuries and a bad call, San Francisco might have been able to keep their postseason hopes alive.
The 49ers face a team Sunday that John Madden believes is the best in the NFL right now.
The Thursday night game between Arizona and St. Louis is important for teams other than the division-leading Cardinals.