The Indianapolis Colts were hoping to not end up having to come from behind in another huge deficit this week. Well, they didn’t have to until they got to the fourth quarter and the New England Patriots opened it up.
Thanks to big games by running back LaGarrette Blount and linebacker Jamie Collins, the New England Patriots are in the AFC Championship Game once again.
Bill Barnwell from Grantland joins MaD Radio to give his perspective on the Divisional Playoff Weekend. Is Manning going to fall apart again? Is the Saint’s defense good enough to hold up against playoff teams in playoff atmospheres?
The Indianapolis Colts are currently riding high after taking down the Kansas City Chiefs with the second-largest comeback in NFL playoff history. They’ve got to come back to earth though, and prepare for the New England Patriots on the road, and there are a few big things that need to be done for the win.
This AFC Divisional Playoff Game features legendary New England quarterback Tom Brady against Indy’s Andrew Luck, who seems to be a legend in the making.
Mike Felger, WBZ-FM Sports Hub in Boston, joined The Fred & Ted Show to discuss his outlook on new Texans Head Coach Bill O’Brien. He addressed O’Brien’s experience level with the Patriots and Penn State. Felger also commented on the up coming NFL playoff games and what he thinks their outcomes will be. He also looked at whether or not the Patriots will go all the way or not.
It’s New Year’s resolution time. Here’s what prominent sports figures are (or should be) saying.
Of the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.
NFL Veteran Troy Brown joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about his experiences in the NFL. Brown talked about his time spent with Bill O’Brien the new Texans Head Coach. He gave insight to the situation where O’Brien got into it with Tom Brady while he was involved with the Patriots and gave a look into the type of guy that O’Brien is. Brown credits O’Brien with a great attention to detail and smaller details than other coaches. He also says changing the current Texans mentality may be O’Brien’s biggest challenge in inheriting the team.
The Texans will likely make it official with Bill O’Brien tomorrow.