The Colts have managed to protect Peyton Manning extremely well over the years, despite a revolving door at guard, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Indianapolis relies almost exclusively on its defensive line for postseason sacks, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The San Diego Chargers, the poster children for strong fniishes, are among the many teams still with solid hopes for nabbing playoff berths, Len Pasquarelli writes.
If the Arizona Cardinals claim their first playoff berth since 1998, the switch to the 3-4 defense may be a big reason why, Len Pasquarelli writes in Tip Sheet notes.
The Atlanta Falcons. who play Cincinnati in a preseason game on Monday night, appear ready to put the Michael Vick fiasco behind them, Len Pasquarelli writes.
The Eagles are as hot as any team in the NFC as the playoffs get ready to start, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Last year, seven 2004 playoff teams failed to qualify for the postseason. If you're looking for one of those teams to rebound in 2006, try the Falcons, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Ken Whisenhunt's play calling not only has the Steelers vying for a title, but has also made him a head coaching prospect.
Three teams seeking a new head coach -- Detroit, Green Bay and St. Louis -- all will meet with Tim Lewis on Monday in what figures to be fast-paced interview sessions.
The Panthers, up and down the past month, delivered the knockout punch early against Atlanta to clinch a playoff spot.
The Steelers are back to playing Steelers football, which could make them a dangerous team in the playoffs.
The Falcons fell one victory shy of the Super Bowl in 2004 and seemed poised to take a step forward, but that wasn't the case.
Atlanta coach Jim Mora benched Bryan Scott, who had started all 12 previous games at free safety, in favor of Ronnie Heard for Monday night's game against the Saints.
Several teams are counting on the recoveries of injured players to turn their fortunes around in '05.
The Eagles, Falcons, Steelers and Pats proved that there is a reason why they all had home-field advantage.
One reason for the Steelers' success is the continuity along their offensive line.