Baltimore Ravens

Five things we learned from the Divisional Round

Many call the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs the best weekend in sport, and rightly so. The fat theoretically will have been trimmed away in the Wildcard round allowing for four quality football games to be played.

This year saw the “YOU LIKE THAT” Minnesota Vikings hit their ceiling and crash out against the strong San Francisco 49ers, the Derrick Henry led Tennessee Titans charge through the unsuspecting Ravens like a cavalry through a wheat field, Bill O’Brien ‘Bill O’Brien-ed’ a 24-0 lead against the superpowered Kansas City Chiefs and the broken down Seattle Seahawks could not muster enough fire to escape frozen Tundra of Green Bay.… Read more

NFL

Niners triumph over Seahawks: Game of Inches

Al Pacino's famous speech in the hit football movie 'Any Given Sunday' is just about as cheesy and pulpy as you can get when it comes to football-inspired speeches. Pacino's character, coach Tony D'Amanto delivers, 'life’s this game of inches. So is football. Because in either game, life or football, the margin for error is so small -- I mean one-half a step too late, or too early, and you don’t quite make it. One-half second too slow, too fast, you don’t quite catch it.'
NFL

Seattle Seahawks season preview: Offence is now the driving force

The Seattle Seahawks’ arguably greatest stretch in franchise history came between 2012 and 2015, when the Seahawks recorded two Super Bowl trips, and won Super Bowl XLVIII against the one of the greatest offences of all-time, a Peyton Manning-led Broncos, with the Legion of Boom defensive unit taking centre stage. Just four years later, the team is looking a whole lot different.