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The Jets soared early, but they couldn't land the knockout blow.
The Jets' charmed season is over, but their future is bright.
Blame defense, not QB Mark Sanchez, for the Jets' shortcomings.
Peyton Manning's pinpoint passing helped Indy fight back.
How the NFL's head of officiating has impacted the on-field product and facilitated change.
Expectations after Bill Parcells' reign and laid-back image doomed coach's tenure with Patriots.
Intriguing Seahawks-Patriots matchup is no surprise, and it should deliver another thriller.
Seattle's expertise in manipulating the rulebook makes it somewhat impervious to penalties.
A lack of trust is at the core of why Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch refuses to open up in public.
An odd couple on the surface,
Tom Brady and Bill Belichick
are the model for sustained success.
Play Podcast Ross Tucker recaps all the games from Week 17, takes an early look at the playoff matchups and discusses the coaching firings as they happened during the recording.
Play Podcast ESPN.com bloggers Kevin Seifert and Mike Sando revisit the impact of the "Fail Mary" and how it served as a catalyst for Russell Wilson's chances to win rookie of the year.
Play Podcast ESPN.com bloggers Kevin Seifert and Mike Sando look at the weak quarterback class of 2013 and which teams will be looking to make a change at that position.