Pro FB Notebook-NFL Playoff Recap–Monday

Posted by on January 18th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

(Playoffs)
Denver-W-Steelers (23-16)..Brandon McManus kicks 5FGs-including 51Y in 22MPH winds…CJ Anderson scores on 1-yard TD dive…Peyton Manning leads Broncos on 7-minute game winning drive to get the lead and win….Denver forces Fitz Toussaint fumble in 4th quarter-changes the game….Broncos defense also stopped Steelers on downs late in 4th quarter…McManus wound up with FGs 28-41-41-45-51…Roethlisberger (339P) in loss..QBs (569P) no TD passes….Game featured 12-punts-8-field goals…Denver dropped 7-passes…Denver to host Patriots next weekend in AFC-championship game. …

 

 
Carolina-W-Seattle (31-24)…Panthers score 2TDs in first 3-minutes of game…jump out to (31-0) lead…Ride strong defensive showing to get ticket to NFC-title game…Cam Newton (161P)…Jonathon Srewart (102R) in win…Panthers defense 5-sacks-2 interceptions-4 tackles for loss…Held Seahawk-Marshawn Lynch (20R)…Russell Wilson (366P) in catch up game….Luke Kuechly 14-Int-TD early in game…Panthers (15-1) host Arizona in NFC-championship game….TE-Greg Olson-shoulder joint injury…DE-Jared Allen-sprained foot

 

 
Patriots-W-Chiefs (27-20)…Tom Brady (302P-2TD)…Rob Gronkowski 2-TD catches…Julian Edelman (10R-100Y) in win….Brady 42-attempts-never sacked….Alex Smith (246P-TD) but lost WR-Jeremy Maclin reinjured ankle…Chiefs 11-game win streak snapped….Brady (114-20) home games in Foxboro…Brady (22-8) postseason-career….Bill Belicheck (15-1) postseason at Gillette Stadium-career..

 

 
Cardinals-W-Packers (26-20)-OT….Carson Palmer hits Larry Fitzgerald on 75Y-pass in OT to set up a shovel pass TD to Fitzgerald to give Cardinals win…Aaron Rodgers had thrown 41Y-TD Hail Mary pass on final play of game to force OT….Arizona’s Michael Floyd 2TDs early…Packers defense wilts after 3-sacks-2 interceptions early in game…Palmer (349P)….Aaron Rodgers had to play without Randall Cobb-chest injury early…was down 3-WRs by halftime….Randall Cobb spent overnite in hospital with chest injury

 

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