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After Further Review: Captain Comeback Comes up Short
February 4th, 2013 at 12:40 PM
Back in 1995, Jim Harbaugh was inches away from a Super Bowl berth as quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts when his Hail Mary went in and out of the hands of Aaron Bailey. Having made the Super Bowl this year as the head coach of the San Francisco 49'ers, the...

NFL Pickem: Super Bowl XLVII Edition
February 3rd, 2013 at 8:16 AM
While I won the regular season contest, Steven rallied and carries a one game playoff pick advantage heading into the Super Bowl. I whiffed with the Falcons and the Patriots while Steven stuck with the Harbaugh brothers.  Not surprisingly, we each see a different winner emerging from tonight's 47th annual tussle to...

After Further Review: Maybe the Baltimore Ravens Weren’t the Patsies We Thought They Were
January 21st, 2013 at 2:38 PM
  Three weeks ago, Indianapolis Colts fans were not only thrilled about making the playoffs, but excited about drawing the Baltimore Ravens in the first round. The Ravens, losers of four of their last five games, were thought to be the weak link among AFC playoff teams.    So much for that.   The Ravens...

After Further Review: OK, Maybe Jim Harbaugh was Right
January 14th, 2013 at 1:01 PM
Earlier this season, I went on record as being critical of Jim Harbaugh's decision to bench Alex Smith in favor of Colin Kaepernick. For all his faults, Smith had directed the 49'ers to the NFC Championship game last year, and if not for a botched special teams play, would have...

For Indianapolis Colts to Advance, They Must Stop Ray Rice
January 6th, 2013 at 7:14 AM
***PHOTO1***The Indianapolis Colts have been in this situation several times already this year, facing an All-Pro caliber running back playing alongside an erratic quarterback. Today's wild card playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens will be no different. Today's challenge for the Colts will be Ray Rice, the Ravens' diminutive but powerful...

For Baltimore Ravens, the Formula Still Remains: Run and Play Defense
December 9th, 2011 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO1***Ever since Brian Billick guided the Baltimore Ravens to a Super Bowl win in 2000 with a top flight defense and a powerful running game, that formula for success has been a staple for the franchise. Eleven years later, though with a different coach and a different cast of characters...