There is really only one thing you can say about wild-card weekend, writes Ron Borges, and you didn't have to wait until Sunday night to say it.
The sarcastic giggles and rolling eyes have ceased to exist in Seattle, where hope suddenly springs eternal after the Seahawks’ undeniably impressive 41-36 wild-card victory over the defending Super Bowl-champion Saints last Saturday at Qwest Field.
One week after losing to the Packers, the Bears have a reason to thank their rivals. Green Bay's road win over Philadelphia Sunday ensured that Chicago will host Seattle, the least-respected team in the playoffs, next Sunday.
Saturday's exciting wild-card games on NBC earned milestone ratings for the network.
Matt Hasselbeck threw four touchdown passes and Marshawn Lynch scored on an electrifying 67-yard run in the final minutes to lead the Seattle Seahawks to an improbable 41-36 victory over the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints in the ...
With the Seahawks deciding to give WR Mike Williams a three-year, $11.2 million contract extension as a present on his 27th birthday, it certainly seems all of a sudden that he has become the most obvious building block in ...
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll announced after Thursday's practice that Matt Hasselbeck will be the team's starting quarterback for their wild-card playoff game against the Saints on Saturday.
Whether the Seahawks are indeed the biggest home playoff underdog ever can't be conclusively said, though it is clear they are in the team picture.
PFW examines the Seahawks as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.
Days before they begin their playoff run against the Seahawks, the Saints placed RB Chris Ivory on injured reserve and signed RB DeShawn Wynn.
After becoming the first team in league history to enter the playoffs with a losing record, it would be one of the all-time shocks should the Seahawks somehow become a factor in the 2010 “second season.”
The Saints beat the Seahawks, despite having several key players sidelined, earlier this season, and they may be facing similar circumstances when they get the postseason underway at Qwest Field Saturday.
The final "Sunday Night Football" game of the season earned the best overnight rating since 2002 for the NFL's season-ending game.
Laugh all you want, the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks are going to the playoffs as champions of the NFC West.
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.