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Re: NFL:

PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2015 6:16 am
by Tom Nolette
Broncos beat Bengals in OT to claim playoff berth

DENVER — Brandon McManus kicked a 37-yard field goal in overtime after missing one at the end of regulation, and the Denver Broncos prevented an answer from the Bengals, beating Cincinnati 20-17 Monday night. Quarterback Brock Osweiler threw for a touchdown and led the overtime drive ending in McManus’ game-winning …

http://bangordailynews.com/2015/12/29/s ... off-berth/

Re: NFL:

PostPosted: Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:20 am
by Tom Nolette
Manning returns to help Broncos earn AFC top seed

Quarterback Peyton Manning came off the bench to help the Denver Broncos grab the top playoff seed in the AFC with a victory over San Diego Chargers on the final day of the National Football League regular season on Sunday. Manning, returning from injury after being out for seven weeks …

http://bangordailynews.com/2016/01/03/s ... no-1-seed/

Re: NFL:

PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2016 5:47 am
by Tom Nolette
Tom Coughlin steps down as New York Giants head coach

The 69-year-old head coach met with Giants co-owners on Monday afternoon and informed them that he is stepping down.

http://bangordailynews.com/2016/01/04/s ... ead-coach/

Re: NFL:

PostPosted: Sun Jan 10, 2016 5:03 am
by Tom Nolette
Chiefs dominate Texans for 30-0 win in AFC Wild Card

The Chiefs won their 11th consecutive game and snapped an eight-game playoff losing skid while handing the Texans their first home postseason loss in franchise history.

http://bangordailynews.com/2016/01/09/s ... wild-card/

Re: NFL:

PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2016 5:31 am
by Tom Nolette
Steelers advance as Bengals self-destruct

CINCINNATI — The season will continue for the Pittsburgh Steelers and end for the Cincinnati Bengals, who saw their streak of postseason futility extended in heart-wrenching fashion. Chris Boswell’s 35-yard field goal with 18 seconds left gave the Steelers an 18-16 victory over Cincinnati in a wild AFC wild-card playoff …

http://bangordailynews.com/2016/01/10/s ... -destruct/

Re: NFL:

PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2016 5:35 am
by Tom Nolette
Seahawks advance after Vikings’ Walsh misses chip shot; Packers top Redskins

MINNEAPOLIS — Somehow, someway, the Seattle Seahawks’ march to a third consecutive Super Bowl remains alive. Seattle, the No. 6 seed in the NFC playoffs, rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Minnesota Vikings 10-9 at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday. Vikings kicker Blair Walsh had a chance …

http://bangordailynews.com/2016/01/10/s ... chip-shot/

Re: NFL:

PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:06 am
by Tom Nolette
Fitzgerald lifts Cardinals past Packers in OT

GLENDALE, Arizona — In a game most football fans probably didn’t want to see end between the Arizona Cardinals and the Green Bay Packers, Larry Fitzgerald ended it with a dominating performance in overtime Saturday night at University of Phoenix Stadium. On the first play of OT, Fitzgerald turned a …

http://bangordailynews.com/2016/01/17/s ... ers-in-ot/

Re: NFL:

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:42 am
by Tom Nolette
Panthers hold off Seahawks, head to NFC title game

CHARLOTTE — With running back Jonathan Stewart back in action and enough big plays on defense in the first half, the Carolina Panthers had just enough to advance in the NFC divisional playoffs. Stewart rushed for 106 yards and two touchdowns in his first game since a foot injury as …

http://bangordailynews.com/2016/01/17/s ... itle-game/

Re: NFL:

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:42 am
by Tom Nolette
Defense, Manning put Broncos back in AFC final

DENVER — Peyton Manning led a go-ahead touchdown drive in the fourth quarter following a Pittsburgh turnover, and the Denver Broncos beat the Steelers 23-16 Sunday to advance to the AFC title game for the second time in three years. The Broncos, who also got five field goals from Brandon …

http://bangordailynews.com/2016/01/17/s ... afc-final/

Re: NFL:

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:22 am
by Tom Nolette
The Hot Corner: Good, bad or indifferent, NFL won't die

If you think crooked politicians and misbehaving celebrities are bulletproof, able to save face and able to prosper professionally through the worst of circumstances, be assured that they have nothing on the National Football League. Seriously, what could kill the NFL? It’s the zombi...

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