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Title: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 04, 2013, 05:28:36 PM
Playoffs start up this weekend and might be a welcome distraction for many from the current Celtic doldrums.

Thoughts? Predictions?  Analysis?

My Wild Card Picks are HOU, GB, BAL, SEA

Only ones I feel totally comfortable on are the NFC picks.  Could certainly see the AFC matchups swinging the other way.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: GreenFaith1819 on January 04, 2013, 05:35:09 PM
Redskins, Baby!!

Don't sleep on em'!

Ask DAL, PHI, NYG, etc, etc....
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: dwlefty13 on January 04, 2013, 05:36:32 PM
Playoffs start up this weekend and might be a welcome distraction for many from the current Celtic doldrums.

Thoughts? Predictions?  Analysis?

My Wild Card Picks are HOU, GB, BAL, SEA

Only ones I feel totally comfortable on are the NFC picks.  Could certainly see the AFC matchups swinging the other way.

My Wild Card Picks concurs with your predictions:

I have Houston beating Cincinnati 31-14
Green Bay beating Minnesota 28-24
Baltimore beating Indianapolis 19-16 OT
Seattle beating Washington 24-20
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: rondofan1255 on January 04, 2013, 06:08:12 PM
Picks:

Houston
Indianapolis
Seattle
Packers


 

Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: dark_lord on January 04, 2013, 06:10:57 PM
picks:

houston
baltimore
green bay
washington
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 05, 2013, 05:32:23 PM
I really don't know who I want to win this Bengals/Texans game.

Defensive battle so far although HOU driving now.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: TripleOT on January 05, 2013, 06:19:46 PM
Teams have been throwing the ball all over the place against the Texans, but Cincy and Dalton can barely complete a pass.  Maybe the Bengals should put their cornerbacks on offense.   
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 05, 2013, 09:40:57 PM
Joe Webb doesn't look like the type of QB that can lead his team back from a double digit deficit right now.  He did not look good in the 1st half (or the moments I saw channel surfing between the game & the Celtics).
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 05, 2013, 09:47:01 PM
Joe Webb doesn't look like the type of QB that can lead his team back from a double digit deficit right now.  He did not look good in the 1st half (or the moments I saw channel surfing between the game & the Celtics).

Saw him throw a couple of times tonight.  Looks awful.  GB appears to be about to (virtually) put this one away.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 05, 2013, 09:49:39 PM
Joe Webb doesn't look like the type of QB that can lead his team back from a double digit deficit right now.  He did not look good in the 1st half (or the moments I saw channel surfing between the game & the Celtics).

Saw him throw a couple of times tonight.  Looks awful.  GB appears to be about to (virtually) put this one away.

Would set up a heckuva Green Bay/San Francisco matchup next week. 
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Redz on January 05, 2013, 09:54:25 PM
wow

 that was a horrible penalty
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 05, 2013, 09:56:31 PM
wow

 that was a horrible penalty

Yeah, from what I've seen out of the Vikings O so far, that G score might've put a nail in it.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Redz on January 06, 2013, 02:32:20 PM
Vinatieri is so good
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Cman on January 06, 2013, 02:57:46 PM
Vinatieri is so good

Ditto. If they let kickers into the hall of fame, he'd be a shoe-in.
:)
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Redz on January 06, 2013, 04:05:07 PM
Vinatieri is so good

Ditto. If they let kickers into the hall of fame, he'd be a shoe-in.
:)

I think Vinatieri's got to make it into the Hall.  There are some transcendent kickers who are in there aren't there?
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: eja117 on January 06, 2013, 04:10:33 PM
I am so psyched for the battle next week between P manning and Ray Lew.  The battle of the one ring legends.  Maybe they can get Brett Farve to commentate.

It all comes down to preparation this week. Will Ray Lewis' dancing practice take up more time than the commercial Peyton will make for Hebrew National Franks?
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 06, 2013, 06:32:00 PM
Best game of the weekend going on right now (SEA-WSH)
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 06, 2013, 07:14:10 PM
Looks like its Kirk Cousins time from here on out.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: KGs Knee on January 06, 2013, 07:18:38 PM
RG3 gonna have problems lasting playing the way he does
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 06, 2013, 07:40:16 PM
Divisional playoffs set. Pretty sick set of games.

Bal @ Den

GB @ SF

Sea @ Atl

Hou @ NE

Really looking forward to the Packers/Niners game and the Pats.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: GreenFaith1819 on January 06, 2013, 07:43:31 PM
Great season, WAS....looking forward to next year!

Congrats to SEA for moving on...I'm picking them to win next week.

Get well, RGIII...and Orakpo, for that matter.

Getting Orakpo back will shore up our defense.

What a ride, though....I ain't mad, at all :).
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: dwlefty13 on January 06, 2013, 08:35:08 PM
My picks are:
Broncos
49ers
Seahawks
Patriots
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Cman on January 07, 2013, 09:28:52 AM
My picks are:
Broncos
49ers
Seahawks
Patriots

Yeah, I echo that.

I'm a Pats fan, but of the NFC teams in the playoffs I like watching the Seahawks (though it was brutal to watch RG3 basically shred his knee all over again).

Also, I can't tell you how happy I am that there is NOT a Colts-Broncos playoff game. I couldn't have stomached all the lame story angles that would have been written this week.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: kozlodoev on January 07, 2013, 09:31:07 AM
My picks are:
Broncos
49ers
Seahawks
Patriots

Yeah, I echo that.

I'm a Pats fan, but of the NFC teams in the playoffs I like watching the Seahawks (though it was brutal to watch RG3 basically shred his knee all over again).

Also, I can't tell you how happy I am that there is NOT a Colts-Broncos playoff game. I couldn't have stomached all the lame story angles that would have been written this week.
It was brutal to see Shanahan leave him in for so long. Kid couldn't run or make a throw.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: wdleehi on January 07, 2013, 09:34:41 AM
My picks are:
Broncos
49ers
Seahawks
Patriots


I like Green Bay and Atlanta. 


I like the experience at QB for both those teams at this point.  It is time for Matt Ryan to win a playoff game. 
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 11, 2013, 12:37:36 PM
Much tougher this weekend for me to predict. 

-Denver

-Green Bay (Not going against Rodgers especially when Kapernick is on the other side)

-Atlanta (I've been so back & forth on this. Tough one.  I think the Clemons injury is significant)

-New England
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: KGs Knee on January 11, 2013, 12:54:13 PM
My prediction for the Conf Championship games is New England @ Denver in the AFC. Green Bay will be @ Atlanta in the NFC.

Super Bowl will be Denver vs Green Bay.

Seattle could be the spoiler.  I expect they will end up as the 1st wild card.  If they have to go to Washington, I think they lose.  If Dallas wins tonight, Seattle would probably beat Dallas.  If Seattle could get one win, they could cause problems.

I did think Cincy and Wash would win in the wild card round, but so far, my conf champ matchups are still alive.

Seattle has me worried about my Atlanta pick, though.  Atlanta needs to put up or shut up.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 11, 2013, 12:58:28 PM
My prediction for the Conf Championship games is New England @ Denver in the AFC. Green Bay will be @ Atlanta in the NFC.

Super Bowl will be Denver vs Green Bay.

Seattle could be the spoiler.  I expect they will end up as the 1st wild card.  If they have to go to Washington, I think they lose.  If Dallas wins tonight, Seattle would probably beat Dallas.  If Seattle could get one win, they could cause problems.

I did think Cincy and Wash would win in the wild card round, but so far, my conf champ matchups are still alive.

Seattle has me worried about my Atlanta pick, though.  Atlanta needs to put up or shut up.

I had a New England-Green Bay Super Bowl (I think the 3rd straight year I predicted that)  Maybe third time is the charm.

Sticking with it.  I think whoever wins GB/SF is winning the NFC.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: KGs Knee on January 11, 2013, 01:08:02 PM
My prediction for the Conf Championship games is New England @ Denver in the AFC. Green Bay will be @ Atlanta in the NFC.

Super Bowl will be Denver vs Green Bay.

Seattle could be the spoiler.  I expect they will end up as the 1st wild card.  If they have to go to Washington, I think they lose.  If Dallas wins tonight, Seattle would probably beat Dallas.  If Seattle could get one win, they could cause problems.

I did think Cincy and Wash would win in the wild card round, but so far, my conf champ matchups are still alive.

Seattle has me worried about my Atlanta pick, though.  Atlanta needs to put up or shut up.

I had a New England-Green Bay Super Bowl (I think the 3rd straight year I predicted that)  Maybe third time is the charm.

Sticking with it.  I think whoever wins GB/SF is winning the NFC.

I'm just really looking forward to the potential Den/NE matchup.  Not a fan of either team, but Manning/Brady is always good theater, especially now that this can be said about two different Mannings.  Pats fans must hate that name-ha!
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Rondo2287 on January 11, 2013, 01:27:06 PM
My prediction for the Conf Championship games is New England @ Denver in the AFC. Green Bay will be @ Atlanta in the NFC.

Super Bowl will be Denver vs Green Bay.

Seattle could be the spoiler.  I expect they will end up as the 1st wild card.  If they have to go to Washington, I think they lose.  If Dallas wins tonight, Seattle would probably beat Dallas.  If Seattle could get one win, they could cause problems.

I did think Cincy and Wash would win in the wild card round, but so far, my conf champ matchups are still alive.

Seattle has me worried about my Atlanta pick, though.  Atlanta needs to put up or shut up.

I had a New England-Green Bay Super Bowl (I think the 3rd straight year I predicted that)  Maybe third time is the charm.

Sticking with it.  I think whoever wins GB/SF is winning the NFC.

I'm just really looking forward to the potential Den/NE matchup.  Not a fan of either team, but Manning/Brady is always good theater, especially now that this can be said about two different Mannings.  Pats fans must hate that name-ha!

I like Peyton, we have come out on top more often than not.  Eli on the other hand is a lucky son of a gun
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 11, 2013, 01:33:38 PM
My prediction for the Conf Championship games is New England @ Denver in the AFC. Green Bay will be @ Atlanta in the NFC.

Super Bowl will be Denver vs Green Bay.

Seattle could be the spoiler.  I expect they will end up as the 1st wild card.  If they have to go to Washington, I think they lose.  If Dallas wins tonight, Seattle would probably beat Dallas.  If Seattle could get one win, they could cause problems.

I did think Cincy and Wash would win in the wild card round, but so far, my conf champ matchups are still alive.

Seattle has me worried about my Atlanta pick, though.  Atlanta needs to put up or shut up.

I had a New England-Green Bay Super Bowl (I think the 3rd straight year I predicted that)  Maybe third time is the charm.

Sticking with it.  I think whoever wins GB/SF is winning the NFC.

I'm just really looking forward to the potential Den/NE matchup.  Not a fan of either team, but Manning/Brady is always good theater, especially now that this can be said about two different Mannings.  Pats fans must hate that name-ha!

I like Peyton, we have come out on top more often than not.  Eli on the other hand is a lucky son of a gun

Yeah, its basically Brady owns Peyton who owns Eli who owns Brady. 
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: slamtheking on January 11, 2013, 01:35:17 PM
My prediction for the Conf Championship games is New England @ Denver in the AFC. Green Bay will be @ Atlanta in the NFC.

Super Bowl will be Denver vs Green Bay.

Seattle could be the spoiler.  I expect they will end up as the 1st wild card.  If they have to go to Washington, I think they lose.  If Dallas wins tonight, Seattle would probably beat Dallas.  If Seattle could get one win, they could cause problems.

I did think Cincy and Wash would win in the wild card round, but so far, my conf champ matchups are still alive.

Seattle has me worried about my Atlanta pick, though.  Atlanta needs to put up or shut up.

I had a New England-Green Bay Super Bowl (I think the 3rd straight year I predicted that)  Maybe third time is the charm.

Sticking with it.  I think whoever wins GB/SF is winning the NFC.

I'm just really looking forward to the potential Den/NE matchup.  Not a fan of either team, but Manning/Brady is always good theater, especially now that this can be said about two different Mannings.  Pats fans must hate that name-ha!

I like Peyton, we have come out on top more often than not.  Eli on the other hand is a lucky son of a gun
I don't think it's luck.  he's performed well but I attribute those Giant wins to better coaching by the Giants staff and their defense stepping up in the big game.  If the Pats had a decent defense (no, I don't think they're as good as their in-season rankings) in those years, they'd have won both those bowl games.

I also think their D will be their undoing again this year.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Rondo2287 on January 11, 2013, 01:36:18 PM
My prediction for the Conf Championship games is New England @ Denver in the AFC. Green Bay will be @ Atlanta in the NFC.

Super Bowl will be Denver vs Green Bay.

Seattle could be the spoiler.  I expect they will end up as the 1st wild card.  If they have to go to Washington, I think they lose.  If Dallas wins tonight, Seattle would probably beat Dallas.  If Seattle could get one win, they could cause problems.

I did think Cincy and Wash would win in the wild card round, but so far, my conf champ matchups are still alive.

Seattle has me worried about my Atlanta pick, though.  Atlanta needs to put up or shut up.

I had a New England-Green Bay Super Bowl (I think the 3rd straight year I predicted that)  Maybe third time is the charm.

Sticking with it.  I think whoever wins GB/SF is winning the NFC.

I'm just really looking forward to the potential Den/NE matchup.  Not a fan of either team, but Manning/Brady is always good theater, especially now that this can be said about two different Mannings.  Pats fans must hate that name-ha!

I like Peyton, we have come out on top more often than not.  Eli on the other hand is a lucky son of a gun
I don't think it's luck.  he's performed well but I attribute those Giant wins to better coaching by the Giants staff and their defense stepping up in the big game.  If the Pats had a decent defense (no, I don't think they're as good as their in-season rankings) in those years, they'd have won both those bowl games.

I also think their D will be their undoing again this year.

The Tyree catch was lucky.  That was a prayer of a throw.  I don't think Eli himself would deny that.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 11, 2013, 01:39:11 PM
My prediction for the Conf Championship games is New England @ Denver in the AFC. Green Bay will be @ Atlanta in the NFC.

Super Bowl will be Denver vs Green Bay.

Seattle could be the spoiler.  I expect they will end up as the 1st wild card.  If they have to go to Washington, I think they lose.  If Dallas wins tonight, Seattle would probably beat Dallas.  If Seattle could get one win, they could cause problems.

I did think Cincy and Wash would win in the wild card round, but so far, my conf champ matchups are still alive.

Seattle has me worried about my Atlanta pick, though.  Atlanta needs to put up or shut up.

I had a New England-Green Bay Super Bowl (I think the 3rd straight year I predicted that)  Maybe third time is the charm.

Sticking with it.  I think whoever wins GB/SF is winning the NFC.

I'm just really looking forward to the potential Den/NE matchup.  Not a fan of either team, but Manning/Brady is always good theater, especially now that this can be said about two different Mannings.  Pats fans must hate that name-ha!

I like Peyton, we have come out on top more often than not.  Eli on the other hand is a lucky son of a gun
I don't think it's luck.  he's performed well but I attribute those Giant wins to better coaching by the Giants staff and their defense stepping up in the big game.  If the Pats had a decent defense (no, I don't think they're as good as their in-season rankings) in those years, they'd have won both those bowl games.

I also think their D will be their undoing again this year.

See, if I think they have an undoing this year it'll be because of the offensive line and not the D.

Its simple.  If teams can get the pressure up the middle, then the Pats offense is greatly altered.  If they get protection for Brady then 9 times out of 10, they're winning.

Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 12, 2013, 04:44:28 PM
Probably not the start that Baltimore wanted.

7-0 DEN
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 12, 2013, 04:50:49 PM
Probably not the start that Baltimore wanted.

7-0 DEN

Nice. Huge interference call.  Without that, Denver has it up 7-0 and in Raven territory off the punt. Go Ravens.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 12, 2013, 04:53:53 PM
Wow. Pick six.

14-7 BALT
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Roy H. on January 12, 2013, 04:55:39 PM
The refs have certainly made their presence know.  Big missed interference call on that pick.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Birdman on January 12, 2013, 04:56:13 PM
I said the cold weather would affect Manning
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Roy H. on January 12, 2013, 04:58:09 PM
I said the cold weather would affect Manning

It might, but that pick wasn't his fault.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Birdman on January 12, 2013, 04:59:27 PM
I said the cold weather would affect Manning

It might, but that pick wasn't his fault.
true..it was a bang-bang play but did pull his left arm
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 12, 2013, 05:07:01 PM
Wicked throw by Manning.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Roy H. on January 12, 2013, 05:13:11 PM
Wicked throw by Manning.

Fantastic catch, too.

This game could be epic.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 12, 2013, 05:26:00 PM
Ravens tackling Ravens.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Roy H. on January 12, 2013, 05:30:14 PM
Denver needs to get better at defending the deep ball.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 12, 2013, 05:32:10 PM
Denver needs to get better at defending the deep ball.

Their safeties are lost right now and Champ looks very mortal.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 12, 2013, 05:33:30 PM
Denver needs to get better at defending the deep ball.
Yes, lucky there. Should have been 6. 
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 12, 2013, 06:05:43 PM
Absolute laser beam by Flacco.

I did not see a 21-21 tie at the half. Figured it'd be a much low scoring game.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: PhoSita on January 12, 2013, 06:07:14 PM
Ravens getting out-played for 75% of this game so far but have made 3 really big plays and the game is tied.

Crazy.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 12, 2013, 06:24:07 PM
This game is ridiculous
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Birdman on January 12, 2013, 06:37:42 PM
knew this game be close
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 12, 2013, 07:06:06 PM
I could've sworn they were going to rule that Tuck Rule.

Shocking it didn't,.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 12, 2013, 07:20:07 PM
Ravens D getting to Manning this half.  Tide definitely moving in their direction right now. 
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 12, 2013, 07:33:45 PM
Ravens D getting to Manning this half.  Tide definitely moving in their direction right now.

But not now.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 12, 2013, 08:01:09 PM
How does Denver's D possibly give up the deep ball there?
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 12, 2013, 08:01:13 PM
Wow.  Wow. OT.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: esel1000 on January 12, 2013, 08:01:20 PM
Could Flacco truly be elite? :o
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: RebusRankin on January 12, 2013, 08:07:37 PM
Wow indeed.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 12, 2013, 08:47:49 PM
OH yes.  Cannot believe this one.  Ravens pull out miracles today.  Go Pats.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 12, 2013, 08:54:28 PM
8 "one & dones" and a sub .500 record for Manning in the playoffs.

Unbelievable game.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: eja117 on January 12, 2013, 08:55:16 PM
Congratulation Peyton. You won less playoff games with the Bronocs than Tebow.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: RebusRankin on January 12, 2013, 08:57:34 PM
I like Manning but does he have more failures in the playoffs than any other all time great QB?
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 12, 2013, 09:01:51 PM
I like Manning but does he have more failures in the playoffs than any other all time great QB?

Marino is still the gold standard of that, IMO.

He doesn't even have a single ring.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: RebusRankin on January 12, 2013, 09:03:42 PM
I like Manning but does he have more failures in the playoffs than any other all time great QB?

Marino is still the gold standard of that, IMO.

He doesn't even have a single ring.

So Marino, Favre than Manning?
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: eja117 on January 12, 2013, 09:08:11 PM
I like Manning but does he have more failures in the playoffs than any other all time great QB?

Marino is still the gold standard of that, IMO.

He doesn't even have a single ring.

So Marino, Favre than Manning?
It's so hard to choose. Zero rings, vs one ring against Bledsoe with a ton of absolutely clutch ints and really refining the prima-donna thing, vs one ring against Rex Grossman, a Super Bowl losing int, all sorts of playoff losing ints (like today).

I mean how do you decide between that? Plus you gotta factor in that the whole time Peyton was losing so many playoff games he was making so many commercials. I mean I think he might have just made a toaster commercial and a commercial for Korean Airlines. I mean if you blinked at any time in the last 15 years Peyton made a commercial.   At least Brett just stuck with the wrangler jeans. 
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Moranis on January 12, 2013, 09:26:31 PM
Joe Flacco and his 5 career playoff ROAD victories now stands alone in first place all time.  Stabler, Dawson, and Sanchez all have 4.  Even more amazing is his 7 total victories has him tied with Stabler for 18th all time and he is just 1 playoff victory behind Dan Marino, Steve Young, Eli Manning, and Jim Plunkett.

Brady and Montana both have 16 victories in the playoffs, Bradshaw and Elway are tied for 3rd with 14. 
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: GreenFaith1819 on January 12, 2013, 09:58:19 PM
Congratulation Peyton. You won less playoff games with the Bronocs than Tebow.

LOL..was just going to post something along those lines.

Peyton Manning will no doubt lead Denver deep into the playoffs during his time there. I have no doubt about that.

But as for now? Tim Tebow has lead DEN farther than Peyton Manning.

Wow.

And as for Tebow? Rex Ryan basically lied to that man..I hope Tebow finds a football home where his leadership and abilities can be best utilized and appreciated.

He deserves that.

He's been a good soldier in the Circus called the NY Jets...after Bart Scott's "Can't Wait" comment, The Jets haven't waited long to go down in flames each season since then.

Get outta there, Tebow! Let that sinking ship go down without you!

A tattoo of your likeness is NOT on someone's arm, LOL. Get outta there if you can. ;D
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: celtsfan84 on January 12, 2013, 10:34:41 PM
Congratulation Peyton. You won less playoff games with the Bronocs than Tebow.

LOL..was just going to post something along those lines.

Peyton Manning will no doubt lead Denver deep into the playoffs during his time there. I have no doubt about that.

But as for now? Tim Tebow has lead DEN farther than Peyton Manning.

Wow.

And as for Tebow? Rex Ryan basically lied to that man..I hope Tebow finds a football home where his leadership and abilities can be best utilized and appreciated.

He deserves that.

He's been a good soldier in the Circus called the NY Jets...after Bart Scott's "Can't Wait" comment, The Jets haven't waited long to go down in flames each season since then.

Get outta there, Tebow! Let that sinking ship go down without you!

A tattoo of your likeness is NOT on someone's arm, LOL. Get outta there if you can. ;D

In fairness, Tebow and Manning both lost in the Divisional Round.  The difference is that Manning earned the bye week by having the best record in the league and Tebow won a Wild Card game.  The distance was the same.

And Manning was actually competitive in the Divisional Round.  Tebow was pitiful and woefully overmatched.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: RebusRankin on January 12, 2013, 10:37:46 PM
Colin Kaepernick, wow.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Lord of Mikawa on January 12, 2013, 10:47:14 PM
What a game(Ravens/Broncos). The way they were playing it was going to come down to one mistake and who thought Manning would be the one. But I've always felt he was overrated.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 12, 2013, 11:26:19 PM
3rd year in a row, my Pats/Packers SB pick is out the window. Oh well, Pats still alive going into tomm.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: wayupnorth on January 13, 2013, 12:04:01 AM
Kaepernick with 444 total yards and 4 touchdowns?

 :o :o

Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: ScottHow on January 13, 2013, 12:17:13 AM
What a game(Ravens/Broncos). The way they were playing it was going to come down to one mistake and who thought Manning would be the one. But I've always felt he was overrated.

That int was awful. He didn't even look that rushed when he ran out of the pocket. Then to throw on the run across the field? Just bad.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Lord of Mikawa on January 13, 2013, 12:39:32 AM
What a game(Ravens/Broncos). The way they were playing it was going to come down to one mistake and who thought Manning would be the one. But I've always felt he was overrated.

That int was awful. He didn't even look that rushed when he ran out of the pocket. Then to throw on the run across the field? Just bad.
"Elite" QBs always have one mistake in the playoffs and when that happens, it's up to another part of the team to nullify the error. Too bad Denver couldn't cover Manning's flop.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: eja117 on January 13, 2013, 06:31:11 AM
Congratulation Peyton. You won less playoff games with the Bronocs than Tebow.

LOL..was just going to post something along those lines.

Peyton Manning will no doubt lead Denver deep into the playoffs during his time there. I have no doubt about that.

But as for now? Tim Tebow has lead DEN farther than Peyton Manning.

Wow.

And as for Tebow? Rex Ryan basically lied to that man..I hope Tebow finds a football home where his leadership and abilities can be best utilized and appreciated.

He deserves that.

He's been a good soldier in the Circus called the NY Jets...after Bart Scott's "Can't Wait" comment, The Jets haven't waited long to go down in flames each season since then.

Get outta there, Tebow! Let that sinking ship go down without you!

A tattoo of your likeness is NOT on someone's arm, LOL. Get outta there if you can. ;D

In fairness, Tebow and Manning both lost in the Divisional Round.  The difference is that Manning earned the bye week by having the best record in the league and Tebow won a Wild Card game.  The distance was the same.

And Manning was actually competitive in the Divisional Round.  Tebow was pitiful and woefully overmatched.
Yeah. He looked really competitive throwing that game losing int.

How about Tebow lost on the road the Pats in his first year starting.  Veteran genius Peyton lost at home to the Ravens. So young guy lost to Brady on the road. Vet lost to Flacco at home after a bye week.

And vet didn't have to take over a 1-4 team. 

He needs to make another commercial.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: scaryjerry on January 13, 2013, 07:24:09 AM
What a game(Ravens/Broncos). The way they were playing it was going to come down to one mistake and who thought Manning would be the one. But I've always felt he was overrated.

That int was awful. He didn't even look that rushed when he ran out of the pocket. Then to throw on the run across the field? Just bad.
"Elite" QBs always have one mistake in the playoffs and when that happens, it's up to another part of the team to nullify the error. Too bad Denver couldn't cover Manning's flop.
2 kicks returned for touchdowns wasn't enough?
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Roy H. on January 13, 2013, 08:31:58 AM
That was a terrible interception, but Denver's secondary cost them that game.  I don't think I've ever seen any team repeatedly get beat so badly on long bombs.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Moranis on January 13, 2013, 08:56:03 AM
What a game(Ravens/Broncos). The way they were playing it was going to come down to one mistake and who thought Manning would be the one. But I've always felt he was overrated.

That int was awful. He didn't even look that rushed when he ran out of the pocket. Then to throw on the run across the field? Just bad.
"Elite" QBs always have one mistake in the playoffs and when that happens, it's up to another part of the team to nullify the error. Too bad Denver couldn't cover Manning's flop.
2 kicks returned for touchdowns wasn't enough?
Baltimore was the better team.  They won every statistical category except time of possession.  More passing yards, more rushing  yards, more yards per play, less sacks, less turnovers, less penalties, etc.  If Denver didn't get those 2 kick returns, that game isn't even close.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: kozlodoev on January 13, 2013, 08:59:48 AM
I wonder whether we should be worried about the Ravens potentially coming to Foxborough. Does anyone feel the Broncos at Mile-High would have been an easier matchup?
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: dwlefty13 on January 13, 2013, 09:25:53 AM
I wonder whether we should be worried about the Ravens potentially coming to Foxborough. Does anyone feel the Broncos at Mile-High would have been an easier matchup?

If the Patriots beat the Texans today, than I expect a close game like all the others against the Ravens. I think this is a good matchup for the Patriots given they already played them this year and most likely won't allow Rice to dominate like week 3 matchup. The most important part is the PTriots will be at home this time, than traveling to Denver at Mile-high were historically the Patriots aren't too good at.

This is all doesn't happen if the Patriots don't take care of business today. Go Patriots!!!
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: kozlodoev on January 13, 2013, 09:32:59 AM
The most important part is the PTriots will be at home this time, than traveling to Denver at Mile-high were historically the Patriots aren't too good at.
Yeah, but Manning didn't look particularly comfortable either. The guy played his entire career in a dome, and threw with gloves. I don't think I've ever seen Brady with a glove on his throwing hand.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: celtsfan84 on January 13, 2013, 09:53:44 AM
Congratulation Peyton. You won less playoff games with the Bronocs than Tebow.

LOL..was just going to post something along those lines.

Peyton Manning will no doubt lead Denver deep into the playoffs during his time there. I have no doubt about that.

But as for now? Tim Tebow has lead DEN farther than Peyton Manning.

Wow.

And as for Tebow? Rex Ryan basically lied to that man..I hope Tebow finds a football home where his leadership and abilities can be best utilized and appreciated.

He deserves that.

He's been a good soldier in the Circus called the NY Jets...after Bart Scott's "Can't Wait" comment, The Jets haven't waited long to go down in flames each season since then.

Get outta there, Tebow! Let that sinking ship go down without you!

A tattoo of your likeness is NOT on someone's arm, LOL. Get outta there if you can. ;D

In fairness, Tebow and Manning both lost in the Divisional Round.  The difference is that Manning earned the bye week by having the best record in the league and Tebow won a Wild Card game.  The distance was the same.

And Manning was actually competitive in the Divisional Round.  Tebow was pitiful and woefully overmatched.
Yeah. He looked really competitive throwing that game losing int.

How about Tebow lost on the road the Pats in his first year starting.  Veteran genius Peyton lost at home to the Ravens. So young guy lost to Brady on the road. Vet lost to Flacco at home after a bye week.

And vet didn't have to take over a 1-4 team. 

He needs to make another commercial.

Tebow was also playing against the second worst pass defense in football last year.  You can bend the story and stats any way you want.

Peyton's team was 13-3 and actually had a chance to win (the game went into double OT, it seems that you missed the actual game).  Tebow's team went 8-8, lost in the same round, and wasn't even close.

I guess because Tom Brady plays on offense, Tebow had such a hard time scoring against the Patriots defense?  That makes plenty of sense.

I'd point out the game losing play Tebow made last year, but that was every single play in his playoff game, so it seems like overkill.

9/26 for 136 yards for a QB that zero teams in the league want as their starter, what a monster game.  Passing for 136 yards against the #31 pass defense and completing about 30% of your passes.  Wow.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 13, 2013, 10:03:50 AM
Gonna be a tall order for today's games to match yesterday's.  Ravens/Broncos game was one for the ages. 

Still back & forth on the SEA/ATL game. 

Wouldn't mind seeing some vintage Brady today.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Lightskinsmurf on January 13, 2013, 10:04:25 AM
I wonder whether we should be worried about the Ravens potentially coming to Foxborough. Does anyone feel the Broncos at Mile-High would have been an easier matchup?
I think the patriots beat both teams but if i had to pick Id rather face the ravens without question. Ill take playing at home against anyone over playing on the road against denver.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Yoki_IsTheName on January 13, 2013, 10:14:44 AM
My Niners sent Green Bay Packing!!!

What a way to Kaep off Colin's first playoff game. Unbelievable.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Moranis on January 13, 2013, 12:56:38 PM
I wonder whether we should be worried about the Ravens potentially coming to Foxborough. Does anyone feel the Broncos at Mile-High would have been an easier matchup?
I think the patriots beat both teams but if i had to pick Id rather face the ravens without question. Ill take playing at home against anyone over playing on the road against denver.
I'm a Ravens fan and would rather play the patriots over the texans.  Houston is a horrible matchup for Baltimore, New England is not.  And I know New England would be at home against B-More and on the road against Denver, but if I'm New England, I would have rather played Denver.  New England just matches up better against Denver than they do against Baltimore.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 13, 2013, 01:54:23 PM
Atlanta is already threatening to blow this game open.

Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: esel1000 on January 13, 2013, 02:18:07 PM
looks like Matt Ryan is tired of his postseason drought
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 13, 2013, 02:22:32 PM
looks like Matt Ryan is tired of his postseason drought

Yeah, Matty Ice is overdue for a playoff W.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Moranis on January 13, 2013, 02:38:23 PM
Joe Flacco with the two highest passer ratings in the postseason and by a lot.  Matt Ryan at least looks like he may challenge him today.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: rondohondo on January 13, 2013, 03:41:34 PM
Wow Atlanta about to choke again :o
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 13, 2013, 03:57:54 PM
What a game this is turnign out to be. Not sure who I want. Who can beat SF?
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: rondohondo on January 13, 2013, 03:58:41 PM
What a game this is turnign out to be. Not sure who I want. Who can beat SF?

seattle killed sf the week after san fran beat the pats
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 13, 2013, 04:00:37 PM
Can't believe this one. Unbelievable how Atlanta has blown this.  Now a 12-men penalty.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: rondohondo on January 13, 2013, 04:02:21 PM
that's a td, game over
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 13, 2013, 04:04:59 PM
Worst sports cliche of all-time (IMO) = "team of destiny".   You never hear about the so-called destiny teams that didn't end up winning.  There have been many.

Didn't the Pats fumble into the end zone and recovered against Houston?  Not sure but that's my memory.  Tell me about the rule.  Maybe the guy who fumbled was the recoverer -- can't recall. 
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: JoT on January 13, 2013, 04:07:27 PM
I thought Atl might've turned a corner... boy was I wrong. They choked that lead away and now Seattle is right in this game and can take this (probably will).

And now it's over.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: wdleehi on January 13, 2013, 04:10:54 PM
Matt Ryan was not going to lose.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 13, 2013, 04:11:01 PM
Holy cow.  Atlanta does it. Good for them.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: esel1000 on January 13, 2013, 04:11:18 PM
What a game!
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 13, 2013, 04:12:40 PM
Not over... Again.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 13, 2013, 04:17:22 PM
Worst sports cliche of all-time (IMO) = "team of destiny".   You never hear about the so-called destiny teams that didn't end up winning.  There have been many.

Didn't the Pats fumble into the end zone and recovered against Houston?  Not sure but that's my memory.  Tell me about the rule.  Maybe the guy who fumbled was the recoverer -- can't recall.

The Team of Destiny lost.  But then, they must not have been a true team of destiny.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: JoT on January 13, 2013, 04:23:50 PM
Wow the Falcons stunned me because I thought it was over.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: RebusRankin on January 13, 2013, 04:27:29 PM
Nice to see Atlanta pull out a win.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: PhoSita on January 13, 2013, 04:34:10 PM
Matty Ice not so cool today, but his kicker made up for it.

I think they'll get creamed in the NFC Championship but we'll see.  The Seahawks and 49ers are similar teams.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: rondohondo on January 13, 2013, 04:45:33 PM
94 yard return for houston and they can only gain 3 yards on 3 plays, dropping a td and missing a wide open Johnson for a td .

Pats are going to kill them.....
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: jackson_34 on January 13, 2013, 05:00:37 PM
Why didn't Ridley get the start, is he injured?
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 13, 2013, 05:03:49 PM
Why didn't Ridley get the start, is he injured?

Don't know but I think they just said Woodhead is hurt and questionable return.  Woodhead and Gronk hurt in 1st 10 minutes of the game.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: rondohondo on January 13, 2013, 05:04:41 PM
ugh looks like Gronkowski is done. Maybe I should stop making predictions. First I said the atlanta game was over when lynch scored for the seahawks
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 13, 2013, 05:11:37 PM
I am a little disturbed by how easily Gronk seems to have re-injured the forearm.  Yes, he landed on it, but if it was that susceptible to re-injury, why is he out there, and if out there, why is he doing anything other than decoy.

Yes Vareen!
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Change on January 13, 2013, 06:42:12 PM
Boring game thus far. The highlight of the game is this

(http://cdn.bleacherreport.net/social_assets/nfl/2012_Postseason/Divisional_Round/NEvsHOU/Spikes1stdownDance.gif)
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: BASS_THUMPER on January 13, 2013, 06:52:11 PM
(http://c.o0bc.com/rf/image_539o215/Boston/2011-2020/2013/01/13/Boston.com/Sports/Images/Falcons%20Gonzos%20Farewell%20Football.JPEG-086a1.jpg)
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: PhoSita on January 14, 2013, 03:40:32 AM
Get ready for the HarBowl.

Don't see the Falcons beating the much more well-rounded Niners (best defense in the league), or the Pats having enough weapons to down the Ravens, who are playing with tons of emotion.  Pats are playing without Gronk or Edelman, and perhaps without Woodhead as well.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Yoki_IsTheName on January 14, 2013, 05:25:01 AM
Get ready for the HarBowl.

Don't see the Falcons beating the much more well-rounded Niners (best defense in the league), or the Pats having enough weapons to down the Ravens, who are playing with tons of emotion.  Pats are playing without Gronk or Edelman, and perhaps without Woodhead as well.

I'm buying some of this.

BUY, BUY, BUY!
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Cman on January 14, 2013, 09:55:50 PM
Picks:

49ers over Hawks in a very close game.

Pats over Ravens in a game that is tight until the 4th qtr before Pats pull away decisively. don't bet against Brady, folks, he is very dialed in right now.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 20, 2013, 10:18:17 AM
Picks:

Niners
Patriots


One game will be close, one will not.  Just not sure which will be which.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Birdman on January 20, 2013, 10:19:01 AM
Ravens will win
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Prof. Clutch on January 20, 2013, 01:12:01 PM
Sharing my weekly Patriots preview show here!  GO PATS!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiO90_lAHfE&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Yoki_IsTheName on January 20, 2013, 01:45:53 PM
NINERS ALL THE WAY!

This time Kyle Wilkiams will not fumble!
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 03:12:52 PM
Pretty easy touchdown for Atlanta.  49ers not dominating so far. 
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: thirstyboots18 on January 20, 2013, 03:29:37 PM
Pats better win, or the Superbowl Party is going to be pretty sad!   That said, Go Flacco, go Pats, ha.

Did Atlanta celebrate too soon (their quick touchdown) and jinx themselves?  I think it is always a mistake to celebrate anything before the final buzzer.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 03:37:21 PM
Pats better win, or the Superbowl Party is going to be pretty sad!   That said, Go Flacco, go Pats, ha.

Did Atlanta celebrate too soon (their quick touchdown) and jinx themselves?  I think it is always a mistake to celebrate anything before the final buzzer.

Nice to see that this is likely to be a game.  Would mostly like to see this get physical and grueling. Not really the Falcons type of game, but Pats/Ravens is sure to be very physical.

Geez -- looked like a fumble, then looked like an interception.  Atlanta with early momentum for sure.  But that will probably change.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Yoki_IsTheName on January 20, 2013, 03:38:56 PM
ATL is killing my NIners right now.

Darn! Let's go NINERS!!! We can do this!
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 20, 2013, 03:39:06 PM
Matty Ice & the Falcons locked in right now.

Both sides of the ball.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 03:45:30 PM
Road favorites and lock to represent the NFC Niners seem impotent so far.   

Looks like 1st half against Seattle. Dominating this game right now.  I think it will be important to get in the end zone on this drive -- make it a 3-score lead and put some early pressure on Colin to make things happen.

Hope they learned their lesson about getting too comfortable. 
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 20, 2013, 03:46:29 PM
Wow.  :o

Matty Ice doing this BC alum proud.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Yoki_IsTheName on January 20, 2013, 03:48:26 PM
My boys are in trouble.

Matt Ryan is killing us. BAD.

Actually, Julio Jones is as well.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: eja117 on January 20, 2013, 03:51:24 PM
I'm getting this feeling that Sn Fran might use their draft picks for defensive guys this draft
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: nickagneta on January 20, 2013, 03:51:48 PM
This game looks like it is over before it even barely gets into the 2nd quarter.

Hawks versus Pats seems like a good Superbowl, much like Pats-Eagles and Pats-Panthers did.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Yoki_IsTheName on January 20, 2013, 03:54:14 PM
This game looks like it is over before it even barely gets into the 2nd quarter.

Hawks versus Pats seems like a good Superbowl, much like Pats-Eagles and Pats-Panthers did.

DOn't say that NICK.

Franky is running good right now. We'll get back on track...
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: csfansince60s on January 20, 2013, 03:59:29 PM
Not over yet.

Smart that '9ers not panicking and sticking to game plan by running the ball.

Rooting for Matty Ice, but '9ers still in it.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: nickagneta on January 20, 2013, 04:02:16 PM
This game looks like it is over before it even barely gets into the 2nd quarter.

Hawks versus Pats seems like a good Superbowl, much like Pats-Eagles and Pats-Panthers did.
Sorry Yoki, but either team will be falling to the soon to be four time Superbowl champion Patriots anyway.

Ooh, look. Niners have some life after all.
DOn't say that NICK.

Franky is running good right now. We'll get back on track...
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 20, 2013, 04:03:19 PM
We got ourselves a ball game.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Yoki_IsTheName on January 20, 2013, 04:03:47 PM
Inch by inch, we can get back.

Thank you LaMichael for calming me down for a bit. (and also all the Niners rooters in here, if there's any)
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Yoki_IsTheName on January 20, 2013, 04:21:47 PM
Kaep is as cool as Matty Ice right now.

Lets go Niners!
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Cman on January 20, 2013, 04:30:57 PM
Wow, what a drive by Atlanta.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 04:31:21 PM
Terrific job by the Falcons to nullify Niners last TD.

But... Atlanta needs to find an answer for the Niners offense as they have just plowed through the Falcons the last 2 drives.  Opening drives of the 2nd half will be huge.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 20, 2013, 04:32:43 PM
Huge TD for ATL right before the half to grab back momentum.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Yoki_IsTheName on January 20, 2013, 04:35:18 PM
That drive killed me.

I don't think the Niners' secondary will be able to stop those two giant receivers.

Let's go Niners. Ain't over yet.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 04:39:32 PM
I'd still bet on the Niners based on what I saw last week and their last 2 drives.  Atlanta has been containing CK pretty well, but that appeared to be breaking down in the 2nd quarter.

That said, if Ryan can continue his awesome play, Atlanta will continue to put points up.   I am very glad this looks like it's going to be a close one.  Pats can learn a lot either way (if the Pats face 1 of these teams).
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Yoki_IsTheName on January 20, 2013, 05:03:59 PM
Matty Ice got PICKED.

Here's our chance Niners!
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Yoki_IsTheName on January 20, 2013, 05:09:10 PM
Akers is killing... the Niners this season. What happened to him...
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Cman on January 20, 2013, 05:14:59 PM
Akers is killing... the Niners this season. What happened to him...

Just happy I'm not an NFL kicker.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 20, 2013, 05:16:51 PM
Bad turnover by the Falcons there.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 05:17:04 PM
Tragic play there.  That could spell defeat for Atlanta.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 05:19:36 PM
Unreal huge roughing penalty.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 20, 2013, 05:25:50 PM
Wow. Gut wrenching turnover by the Niners.

Right on the 1 yd line.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 05:28:50 PM
Huge turnover, but also a huge 3rd down upcoming
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 05:29:53 PM
Feels like Falcons just delayed the inevitable.

1 first down there would have made a difference.  Falcons in big trouble I think.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 20, 2013, 05:37:06 PM
Atlanta is big time on the ropes now.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: thirstyboots18 on January 20, 2013, 05:38:45 PM
Good thing Atlanta celebrated early, because they probably wont get a chance later.

Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 05:45:19 PM
Wow -- If no slip there, he was gone.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 20, 2013, 05:46:19 PM
This is a tough one. Ball definitely moved. 

Is it enough to overturn, though?
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 05:47:38 PM
Wow -- If no slip there, he was gone.

What a potential turnaround.  Guy slips (or slightly overthrown) but wide open with lots of YAC possibility.  And now it may get overturned.

Tough call but I think it's incomplete -- ball dislodged by the ground I think.




 Glad I was wrong.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Roy H. on January 20, 2013, 05:49:05 PM
I think the Niners got screwed on that call, at least as it's always been described.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 20, 2013, 05:53:07 PM
Gonna be a heckuva finish here
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Donoghus on January 20, 2013, 05:55:19 PM
Ballgame
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 05:55:47 PM
Got to hand it to SF.  D comes through.  Huge bat down on 3rd down.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Roy H. on January 20, 2013, 05:56:20 PM
There was a lot of contact on that last play. 
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Roy H. on January 20, 2013, 06:03:04 PM
What a weird final play.  Why not throw it into the end zone?
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Yoki_IsTheName on January 20, 2013, 06:05:17 PM
Please allow me to celebrate this win for my hometown Niners!




Who's got it better than us? NOBODY!
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: PhoSita on January 20, 2013, 06:07:56 PM
What a weird final play.  Why not throw it into the end zone?

Yeah, that was hard to explain.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: PhoSita on January 20, 2013, 06:08:42 PM
Matty Ice still has "clutch" questions in big games, turning the ball over as much as he does.

Having a better run game and a credible pass rush would certainly help him look better, though. 
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 06:09:07 PM
Pats or Baltimore will have their hands full v. the 49ers and neither is likely to get spotted a 17-0 lead.

Atlanta did contain CK throughout and I think gave a blueprint to how to play them.  Atlanta got a nice break on the challenged play on their final drive but could not deliver when it mattered.   Atlanta was shut out in the 2nd half by a defense that seemed somewhat vulnerable.

Congrats to the Niners.  Go Pats!
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: PhoSita on January 20, 2013, 06:15:57 PM
God I hope we don't get the HarBowl.  Don't want to think how boring that game would be.
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: greg683x on January 20, 2013, 06:27:04 PM
What a weird final play.  Why not throw it into the end zone?

Yeah, that was hard to explain.

it might have had something to do with Ryan injuring his shoulder on the previous possesion
Title: Re: NFL Playoffs 2012-13
Post by: Neurotic Guy on January 20, 2013, 06:41:37 PM
Go wind.  Wish Ravens were receiving first.