Game Plan

Game Plan
The Key to Super Bowl 49? Guy by the Name of Gronk
The Key to Super Bowl 49? Guy by the Name of Gronk
Here's why the Patriots' all-pro tight end, and more specifically the Seahawks defenders in charge of slowing him down, will determine the outcome in Arizona. Plus 10 things to watch for Sunday and, oh yeah, my official game prediction...
By Peter King
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The Deflategate Rundown (And a Little Super Talk)
The Deflategate Rundown (And a Little Super Talk)
The Patriots aired their side of the story Thursday, and now the football world awaits the NFL’s ruling. (Don't hold your breath.) Here’s where things stand, along with a quick peek ahead to what we’ll be watching for next week in Phoenix
By Peter King
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Will Championship Sunday Come Down to a Kick?
Will Championship Sunday Come Down to a Kick?
Imagine the drama if former Patriot hero Adam Vinatieri plays the villain role in Foxboro. We catch up with the Colts' 19-year veteran. Plus, picking the Super Bowl participants, the spotlight player in Seattle and 10 more things to watch
By Peter King
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Carolina vs. Goliath
Carolina vs. Goliath
The divisional round has not been kind to No. 1 seeds of late. Can the Panthers pull off the impossible and defeat the defending champion Seahawks in Seattle? Plus, a pair of players in the spotlight and 10 things to watch for this weekend
By Peter King
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Cincy’s Goal: ‘Exorcise the Elephant in the Room’
Cincy's Goal: 'Exorcise the Elephant in the Room'
Andy Dalton and the Bengals have played on three straight wild-card weekends, and lost every time. Opportunity No. 4 comes Sunday. A Cincinnati coach talks about all the pressure. Plus, another spotlight player and 10 more things to watch
By Peter King
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The 2014 NFL Stat Champions Will Be…
The 2014 NFL Stat Champions Will Be…
DeMarco Murray is a given as the NFL’s rushing king, but who will be atop passing yards ... receiving touchdowns ... sacks? Handicapping those races, plus spotlighting the Week 17 player to watch and 10 things to look for on Sunday
By Peter King
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A New NFC West Rivalry
A New NFC West Rivalry
San Francisco-Seattle is out. Arizona-Seattle is in. And here's why you shouldn't count out the quarterback-light Cardinals against the Seahawks. Plus, the Week 16 spotlight player and 10 things to watch on Sunday
By Peter King
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It’s All on the Line
It’s All on the Line
Whether the Cowboys reach the playoffs or fall victim to yet another December swoon largely depends on the large men protecting Tony Romo Sunday against Philadelphia. Plus, the Week 15 player to watch and 10 things to keep an eye on
By Peter King
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The Fast vs. The Furious
The Fast vs. The Furious
The Eagles are playing at warp speed and putting up points just as quickly. The Seahawks defense officially is back to 2013 form. Something has to give Sunday in Philadelphia. Plus, the Week 14 spotlight player and 10 things to keep eye on
By Peter King
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James Harrison is Back
James Harrison is Back
How did the menacing defender go from being a retired linebacker to one of the most impactful Pittsburgh players this season? The answer, plus thoughts on the turkey day results, the Week 13 spotlight player and 10 things to watch Sunday
By Peter King