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BALTIMORE – Patrick Mahomes put on a scintillating show while outperforming Lamar Jackson, and the Kansas City Chiefs deftly played the role of defending Super Bowl champions in a 34-20 thumping of the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night.
The NFL’s decision to expand the playoffs from 12 to 14 teams this season could have a major impact on the league based on how things have played out in the past.
NFL team owners voted to expand the playoffs by one team in each conference for next season.
The offseason started earlier than the Seahawks were hoping, Seattle’s season ending with Sunday’s 28-23 loss to the Packers in a divisional playoff game.
Coaching football generally requires a comprehension of complexities that exceed those of other sports. The schemes, the formations, the details, the adjustments – they’re pretty much unrivaled when you compare them with other sports.
There they were at the end, right where they always seem to be, with a chance to steal another victory. There they were, waiting for quarterback Russell Wilson to conjure one last miracle and put them on the brink of another Super Bowl appearance.
San Francisco will host Green Bay after the Packers held on to edge undermanned Seattle 28-23 at Lambeau Field on Sunday. These teams met in November, a 37-8 romp for the Niners, but their postseason history includes some tight games. They will be meeting in the playoffs for the eighth time, all since 1995. Green Bay leads 4-3.
Instead of fretting about how close they were to what might have been the greatest comeback in team history — a dropped pass here, a controversial spot of the ball there — Seahawks coach Pete Carroll preferred to think about how far they had come. And how far, he thinks, they can still go.
Derrick Henry gained 195 yards rushing and threw a 3-yard touchdown pass in the Tennessee Titans’ 28-12 victory over the Baltimore Ravens.
Jimmy Garoppolo threw a TD pass on his opening drive as a playoff starter and then watched San Francisco’s defense and running game take over from there in the 49ers’ 27-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in the divisional round.
Two quarterbacks. Two legacies. Two levels of pressure to win this game.
The Kansas City Chiefs picked Patrick Mahomes over Deshaun Watson in the NFL draft a couple of years ago and the decision has worked out quite well for them.
The top-seeded Baltimore Ravens have home-field advantage and Lamar Jackson on their side when they open their playoff run against the Tennessee Titans on Saturday night.
Coach Kyle Shanahan once thought he’d have Kirk Cousins as his quarterback when he led the San Francisco 49ers back to the playoffs
Matt LaFleur is one year into his tenure as head coach of the Green Bay Packers.
Seattle linebacker K.J. Wright didn’t need to be reminded of his personal history playing in Green Bay and never walking out of Lambeau Field with a victory.
When Clowney is healthy, he has had more impact on the Seahawks’ success than anybody not named Russell Wilson.
One change on the horizon as Seattle prepares for a divisional playoff game Sunday at Green Bay: play Marshawn Lynch more.
Maybe the Seahawks can really pull this off. Maybe they can keep churning out these “bumpy” victories, to use coach Pete Carroll’s term, where you wait in vain for them to forge a comfortable lead, instead of the rope-a-dope, win-ugly, skin-of-their-teeth affairs that are now customary.
There’s really nothing about the past that interests the Baltimore Ravens in relation to their playoff game against the Tennessee Titans on Saturday night.