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Category: AFC South

Pagano Named Colts’ Head Coach

The Indianapolis Colts have hired Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano as head coach, according to ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio. Pagano, 51, was promoted to defensive coordinator in 2011 after severing three seasons as secondary coach. In his time, he improved the Ravens’ defensive ranking from 10th in 2010 to third this season. Known for his […]

Chuck Pagano to Interview for Colts’ Head Coaching Vacancy

Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano will interview for the Indianapolis Colts’ head coaching vacancy Tuesday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Hired by head coach John Harbaugh as the team’s secondary coach in 2008, Pagano was promoted to defensive coordinator this past season and experienced substantial success. The Ravens ranked third in total defense, and […]

Texans Behind the Eight Ball with Rookie QB Starting in Playoffs

Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak conceded that playing a road postseason game with a rookie quarterback who has only six starts under his belt is not the best situation. About a year ago, T.J. Yates was taking snaps under center for the University of North Carolina. Now in his rookie year, Yates, a fifth-round […]

Ravens Must Not Take Texans Lightly

Many Baltimore Ravens fans probably don’t mind seeing the Houston Texans come to M&T Bank Stadium for this Sunday’s divisional-round playoff game. Houston is down to a third-string rookie quarterback in T.J. Yates, who has a separated non-throwing shoulder. The Texans, who earned their first ever AFC South championship and playoff berth this season, have […]

Wild-Card and Divisional Rounds Set

Here are the playoff matchups and schedules for the wild-card and divisional rounds: Wild-card matchups Saturday AFC: No. 6 Cincinnati Bengals (9-7) at No. 3 Houston Texans (10-6), 4:30 p.m. ET (NBC) NFC: No. 6 Detroit Lions (10-6) at No. 3 New Orleans Saints (13-3), 8 p.m. ET (NBC) Sunday NFC: No. 5 Atlanta Falcons […]

Baltimore Back in Control of AFC North

The Baltimore Ravens have regained control of the AFC North, a home playoff game and a first-round bye, courtesy of a 20-3 victory by the San Francisco 49ers over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Just one night after the Ravens let their slim lead in the AFC North slip away from them in a loss to the […]

If the Season Ended Today, the Ravens would have the No. 2 Seed in the Playoffs

If the season ended today, the Baltimore Ravens would receive the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the playoffs. The only other time the Ravens have earned a first-round bye in their brief existence was in 2006. The New England Patriots would earn the No. 1 seed because they have a better conference […]