Oakland Raiders Team Grades: Unexpected Dominance Continues To Show In Win Over JaguarsNo one expected the Oakland Raiders to have five wins through the first seven games of the season considering they had seven in all of 2015. Yet, they picked up their fifth victory by taking out the Jacksonville Jaguars on the road and in rather impressive fashion.
49ers Team Grades: Fast Start Fades Into Another Loss For San FranciscoAfter taking a 14-0 lead in the first quarter against the visiting Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the San Francisco 49ers looked like they might be able to break a five-game losing streak. But the Bucs turned it on after the first 15 minutes of play to run away with an easy road win at Levi's Stadium.
Team Grades: Chiefs Derail Raiders' Hopes Of Rivalry WinWith a chance to put a little separation between themselves and the second-place Denver Broncos on Sunday, the Oakland Raiders watched their hopes go down the drain on a soggy Northern California afternoon.
Team Grades: Second-Half Struggles Doom 49ers In BuffaloAt halftime on Sunday in Buffalo, the San Francisco 49ers trailed the home team by just four points. But the Buffalo Bills put on a dominant performance in the second half to pull away and win, 45-16.
A Look At The Best, Worst Broncos Games From Each UnitAs the Broncos head to Santa Clara and Super Bowl 50, we look back at the best and worst performances from offense, defense, special teams and coaching.
Team Grades: Denver Defense Punches Golden Ticket To Super Bowl 50Denver's defense plays lights out against the Patriots and the offense comes up with just enough points to put the Broncos in the Super Bowl for the second time in three years.
Team Grades: Carolina Panthers Blow Out Arizona Cardinals To Head Into Super Bowl 50The Arizona Cardinals offense threatened to make the NFC Championship game a shootout. However, the Carolina Panthers had other things in mind and completely destroyed Arizona to make it to the Super Bowl to battle the Denver Broncos.
Team Grades: Patriots Can't Overcome Relentless Broncos Pass RushSunday's AFC Championship Game was a textbook example of how defense wins championships.
Team Grades: Late Touchdown Redeems Broncos Offense In Tough Divisional Round WinThe Broncos offense finally gets going late and the defense limits the Steelers to field goals, but it the special teams shine brightest in Denver's win.
Steelers Fought Hard In Tough Loss To Broncos, 23-16The Pittsburgh Steelers did just enough to stay in the divisional playoff game against the Denver Broncos, earning good grades despite a tough loss to end their season.
Vikings Blow Fourth Quarter Lead, Miss Field Goal In Loss To SeahawksThe Minnesota Vikings outplayed the Seattle Seahawks for three quarters. But, it only took three plays for the Vikings lose 10-9 Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Team Grades: Composure Guides Steelers To Playoff Win Over BengalsThe Pittsburgh Steelers earned 'A' grades for their ability to remain composed in a difficult wild card game against the Cincinnati Bengals, resulting in an 18-16 stunner of a win.