Showdowns set: Jags-Patriots in AFC, Vikings-Eagles in NFC

NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out, New England. Here comes Sacksonville. Get ready, Philly. The Vikings are sailing into town. Tom Brady and the big game-tested Patriots (14-3) square off against the sack-happy Jacksonville Jaguars (12-6) next Sunday in the AFC championship game in Foxborough, Massachusetts — with the winner headed to the Super Bowl. […]

Stats, Not Intangibles Rule in NFL Games (Outside Super Bowls)

January 21, Foxboro, Massachusetts – Statistics, rather than intangibles, tend to predict the outcome of NFL Playoff Games, outside of Super Bowls, where emotions often rule both the players and coaches. That principle is comparable to predictions of professional golf as well, even though it’s not a team sport. In examining the likely strongest players […]