The race for the playoffs in the AFC cleared considerably on Sunday as several teams clinched spots. The New York Jets – who lost to the Chicago Bears 38-34, foot fetishes and all – fell in backwards by virtue of a loss by the Jacksonville Jaguars to the Washington Redskins 20-17. The Baltimore Ravens wrapped [...]
Cleveland Browns (5-8) at Cinncinnati Bengals (2-11)
Backed by a power running game featuring the surprising Peyton Hillis and a decent passing game with rookie quarterback Colt McCoy, the Browns have turned a miserable start to the 2010 season into what may very well be a mediocre finish. That’s a lot more than can be said [...]
The San Diego Chargers have released linebacker Shawne Merriman according to ESPN.
The outside linebacker, once one of the most feared players in the NFL, was placed on the injured reserve list because of a calf injury and a “minor-injury designation” last month. The team said when it announced the move that Merriman must be released [...]