NFL playoffs

Aaron Rodgers (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Keidel: From Foles To The Frozen Tundra – Wild Card Weekend

Every game this weekend has fascinating plots, from Cincinnati trying to break their playoff futility to the Frozen Tundra earning its sobriquet with a 30-below wind chill expected Sunday.

01/03/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 29: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals throws a pass during the NFL game against the Baltimore Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bengals Injury Report Very Long, But Hopes Are High For Most To Play

The Cincinnati Bengals had an unexpectedly successful season with an AFC North crown and a trip to the playoffs. Now, they’re facing off with a San Diego Chargers team they beat just a few weeks ago, but they may be facing them without a number of players.

01/03/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 29: A.J. Green #18 of the Cincinnati Bengals scores a first half touchdown during the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bengals defeated the Ravens 34-17. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Chargers Hoping For A Surprise In Cincinnati

If you ask many people around the NFL to give you a prediction for this weekend’s San Diego-Cincinnati AFC Wild Card game, most folks would lean towards the Bengals.

01/03/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 29: Darius Butler #20 of the Indianapolis Colts celebrates a first quarter fumble recovery with Erik Walden #93 while playing then Jacksonville Jaguars at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Colts Have Lengthy Injury Report, But Things Don’t Look So Bad

The Indianapolis Colts are heading into the playoffs with a rather lengthy injury report, and there are indeed a number of big names listed on it. The good news is that most of the names are listed simply as precautionary measures and not for serious reasons.

01/03/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 24: Clay Matthews #52 of the Green Bay Packers rushes against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on November 24, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Vikings and the Packers tied 26-26 after overtime.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Packers Face Injury Questions On Defense

The Green Bay Packers have had trouble stopping the 49ers in their last two meetings. Now they have to try and beat them in the playoffs while facing injury issues on defense.

01/03/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 24: Clay Matthews #52 of the Green Bay Packers rushes against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on November 24, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Vikings and the Packers tied 26-26 after overtime.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Clay Matthews Out, Carlos Rogers Question Mark For 49ers And Packers Playoff Showdown

The fact that both teams could be without a key defensive player this Sunday when the 49ers and Packers play is not good. While Green Bay already knows their fate, San Francisco is hoping and waiting that they will not be without Carlos Rogers.

01/03/2014

SEATTLE - DECEMBER 22: Fans of the Seattle Seahawks cheer against the Arizona Cardinals on December 22, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Seattle’s X-Factor In The NFL Playoffs

It’s the one thing that surrounds everyone at the game. For Seattle it’s a comfort, for their opposition, it can sometimes be a nightmare.

01/02/2014

Tony Romo (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Loneliest Star In The Lone Star State

Despite their dearth of recent success, all eyes will be on the Cowboys. For the karma and the drama, for better or worse, they are America’s team. Mostly for worse. Just watch on Sunday.

12/27/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 08: Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a seventeen yard pass over Bryon Maxwell #41 of the Seattle Seahawks during the first quarter at Candlestick Park on December 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

NFL Playoff Picture Heading Into Week 15 Of The Regular Season

The 2013/2014 NFL playoffs are shaping up, but with only three weeks left to go in the regular season, there are still lots of questions to be answered. With that being said, it is time to look at the different scenarios and how the playoff picture is shaping up.

12/13/2013

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