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7 min ago | Time

This is the Hottest Ticket in the NFL

Secondary market sales show that prices to attend a Seattle Seahawks game have climbed faster than other team since 2010 In 2010, the Seattle Seahawks made history as the first team to win a division with a sub .500 record. This past February, the Seahawks won their Super Bowl Championship.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Seattle Seahawks, AFC West, Peyton Manning, NFL Players

4 hrs ago | BleacherReport

All Is Not Lost for Indianapolis Colts in a Thoroughly Weak AFC South

We have thoroughly chronicled the bad from Indianapolis' first two losses of the season. The organizational philosophy has failed to make the Colts an upper-echelon contender in a weak AFC.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC South, Indianapolis Colts, Hugh Thornton, T.Y Hilton, Trent Richardson, NFL Players, Robert Mathis

8 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Which winless teams have reason for optimism?

Which 0-2 NFL teams have reason for optimism? Some do, they recent history suggests they have a one-in-eight shot of reaching the playoffs. Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://usat.ly/1u2L5Cp Since the NFL expanded its playoff field from 10 to 12 teams in 1990, clubs starting the season 0-2 have rebounded to secure a postseason berth less than 12% of the time.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Indianapolis Colts, AFC South, Andrew Luck, Trent Richardson, NFL Players, Robert Mathis, Philadelphia Eagles

12 hrs ago | Cincy Jungle

Bengals Bites (9/16) - Top of the AFC North

The Bengals easily look like the best team in the AFC North. The Devon Still feel good story is a welcome distraction to the mess happening in the NFL right now.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Devon Still, Cincinnati Bengals, NFL Players, AFC North, Carolina Panthers

16 hrs ago | ToroTimes

Are the Texans this good?

September 14, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Texans outside linebacker Brooks Reed is congratulated by defensive end J.J. Watt for recovering the football on an Oakland Raiders fumble during the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum. The Texans defeated the Raiders 30-14.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, J.J Watt, NFL Players, Brooks Reed, AFC South, Oakland Raiders

20 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Colts Still Trying to Fit Square Pegs in Round Holes with Flawed Game Plan

For the first time in many moons, the Indianapolis Colts played a football game that unfolded exactly as they would've liked on offense. It didn't end as they would've liked.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Indianapolis Colts, AFC South, Dwayne Allen, Ahmad Bradshaw, Trent Richardson, NFL Players, Robert Mathis

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Eagles rally for last-second victory over Colts

Cody Parkey kicked a 36-yard field goal on the last play of the game Monday night, giving the Philadelphia Eagles a 30-27 victory over the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. He kicked it once for the win, but a timeout called by the Colts just prior to the snap forced Parkey to kick it a second time.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, AFC South, Andrew Luck, Cody Parkey, Jack Doyle, NFL Players

CBS Atlanta

Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts

15, 2014, in Indianapolis. . Indianapolis Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw scores on a seven yard touchdown reception during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, AFC South, Ahmad Bradshaw, Jeremy Maclin, Nick Foles, NFL Players

The Maryland Gazette

Mike Preston: Cleveland Browns make AFC North interesting to watch

The Browns were on that level in December 2002, the last time they went to the playoffs. Of course, they lost in the first round to the Pittsburgh Steelers , but after two weeks of the 2014 season, Cleveland is making the AFC North race interesting.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC North, Cleveland Browns, Donte Whitner, Joe Haden, Brian Hoyer, NFL Players, Isaiah Crowell

NFL

AFC North now the NFL's toughest division?

With Baltimore opening its schedule against three straight opponents out of the rugged AFC North, John Harbaugh knows what he's up against. Before the season, Around the NFL writers voted Pittsburgh as the AFC's third best team behind the Broncos and Patriots .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC North, Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFC, NFC South, NFC West

StripeHype

AFC North Power Rankings: Post Week 2

Sep 7, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis speaks with Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh after the game at M&T Bank Stadium. Cincinnati Bengals defeated Baltimore Ravens 23-16.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC North, Cincinnati Bengals, Baltimore Ravens

BoltBeat

Chargers dominate Seahawks and claim second in AFC West

Sep 14, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; [San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates pulls touchdown pass in front of Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker K.J. Wright during third period action at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports One word: WOW! When the Chargers announced that Sunday's game was going to be "White Hot Sunday" they were not kidding.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC West, San Diego Chargers, Antonio Gates, NFL Players, Seattle Seahawks, K.J Wright, Russell Wilson

Baltimore Beatdown

Jimmy Smith needs to shadow opposing top receivers

As we already viewed in Week 1, a final comeback shorted by a single A.J. Green catch robbed Baltimore of a 1-0 start. During that play, Baltimore had Chykie Brown defending Green.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, AFC North, Jimmy Smith, NFL Players, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, A.J Green

BleacherReport

Vontaze Burfict Injury: Updates on Bengals Star's Stinger and Return

Burfict is one of the top young linebackers in the game and has a nose for the football that the Bengals can't easily replace.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, AFC North, Vontaze Burfict, NFL Players

WKRN

Joe Biddle: Titans' sluggish start brings them back to earth

It has been years since a Titans fan base looked forward to coming to LP Field to watch the men in two-tone blue start the season 2-0. Sunday was a Chamber of Commerce day with low humidity and mild temperatures.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC South, Tennessee Titans, Jake Locker, Jurrell Casey, NFL Players, Dallas Cowboys, DeMarco Murray

Sun Sep 14, 2014

BleacherReport

Houston Texans Can't Win AFC South on Running Game and Defense Alone

Bill O'Brien's Houston Texans have shown some spread elements early in each of their two wins, but those have given way to 1980s football late in games: pound the rock and play defense. Arian Foster had a league-high 28 carries in Week 1 against Washington .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, AFC South, Ryan Fitzpatrick, NFL Players, Arian Foster, Garrett Graham

ESPN

Failure to finish drives haunts Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs put together the drive of their dreams to open the second half of Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos . They stayed on the field for an even 10 minutes, giving the Chiefs an extended period where Peyton Manning and the potent Denver offense could do no harm.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, AFC West, Ryan Succop, Anthony Fasano, Demetrius Harris, NFL Players, Cairo Santos

Philly.com

Former Eagles exec Ryan Grigson earns wings as Colts GM

It's difficult to imagine Cody Parkey as an Eagle if it weren't for the relationship between Howie Roseman and Ryan Grigson. Former Eagles colleagues and frequent trade partners, the two general managers had just placed rookies on waivers on Aug. 20 that would have filled holes on each of their teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, Alex Henery, David Fluellen, NFL Players, AFC South, Colt Anderson

The Washington Post

Falcons can't stop Bernard, lose to Bengals 24-10

The Bengals lost top receiver A.J. Green to a foot injury on the first series, but it barely slowed them down. Giovani Bernard ran for 90 yards and turning Andy Dalton's under-duress passes into big plays on Sunday, leading Cincinnati to a 24-10 victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, AFC North, NFL Players, Andy Dalton, Alex Smith (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), A.J Green, Mohamed Sanu

Mile High Report

Mile High Blues

Oh to be a Broncos fan this year. The Denver Broncos, who came into the season heavy favorites to return to, and possibly even win, this years Super Bowl open the season with a devastating win.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, AFC West, Wes Welker, NFL Players, DeMarcus Ware, Julius Thomas, Peyton Manning

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