NFC picking up steam

Tide has turned in interconference play; Broncos-Chiefs is clash of styles

Originally Published: November 15, 2013
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The biggest surprise in September was how well things started for the AFC.

After going 25-39 against the NFC in interconference play in 2012, the AFC won 10 of the first 13 games against the NFC. NFC East teams were embarrassed by the AFC West. The AFC East whipped up on the NFC South. No one saw that coming.

But the NFC has rebounded. Previously winless Tampa Bay beat the Miami Dolphins on Monday night to bring the NFC into a tie with the AFC, 23-23. Four interconference games ...

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