2013 nfl playoffs

My Best Shot
Lair of the Beast
Lair of the Beast
Photographers Robert Beck and Rod Mar had their eyes on Marshawn Lynch as he went Beast Mode—again—versus the Saints. A look at what’s in store for San Francisco? Check out the gallery.
Window Into the Weekend
Projecting the AFC and NFC Championship Games
Projecting the AFC and NFC Title Games
A rundown of the divisional round, and my picks for who will play next weekend
By Peter King
Open Field
Julius Thomas Jumped Through Hoops to Get Where He Is
Julius Thomas Jumped Through Hoops to Get Here
The former Portland State basketball star nearly gave up on his new sport after yet more ankle problems last season, but patience has paid off in a big way—and now he’s become one of Peyton Manning’s most dangerous weapons
By Robert Klemko
Mediaville
An NFL Ratings Bonanza
An NFL Ratings Bonanza
Another season, another ridiculous showing by professional football through the eyes of television viewers. And with a record-setting wild-card weekend already in the books, the biggest numbers are still to come
By Richard Deitsch
Deep Dive
Brady and Manning: Making Extraordinary Plays Look Routine
Making Extraordinary Look Routine
What makes Tom Brady and Peyton Manning among the best quarterbacks ever? As you’ll see in this weekend's divisional round, it's their shared ability to make the difficult look ridiculously easy
By Andy Benoit
Weekend Notes
The Elite Will Rise
The Elite Will Rise
The playoffs seem like the height of unpredictability, but there's a pretty simple formula to figuring out who'll win this weekend—just look at the 'purple-chip' players
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
The Playoff Report
The Playoff Report
Everything you need to know about every team competing for the Lombardi Trophy this postseason, in sixty seconds each
By Peter King