Playoffs? Playoffs? Yes we are now talking about playoffs in football. Yesterday in football a lot of teams clinched the playoffs and some teams clinched home-field advantage.
Here are the teams from the AFC and NFC that have made the playoffs.
Patriots :(Won Division, Bye week, home-field advantage, #2 seed.)
Broncos : ( #1 seed, won division, bye week, home-field advantage.)
Texans : ( #3 seed, won division, vs Bengals this week.)
Ravens : ( #4 seed, won division, vs Colts this week.)
Colts : ( #5 seed, won wild card, @ Ravens this week.)
Bengals : ( # 6 seed, 2nd place in wild card, @ Texans this week.)
Falcons : ( #1 seed, won division, bye week, home – field advantage.)
49ers : ( #2 seed, won division, bye week, home-field advantage.)
Packers : ( #3 seed, won division, vs Vikings this week.)
Redskins : ( #4 seed, won division, vs Seahawks this week.)
Seahawks : ( # 5 seed, won Wild Card, @ Redskins this week.)
Vikings : (# 6 seed, 2nd place in wild card, @ Packers this week.)
The defending Super bowl champions Giants did not make the playoffs yesterday, also the Bears who started 7-1 did not make it, the Cowboys lost for the 2nd straight year in a winner take all NFC East game yesterday.
Today is Black Monday in the NFL which is when coaches get fired 1 day after the season, here are some coaches that got fired: Chiefs Coach Romeo Romeo Crennel after 2-14 season ( T-32 worst), Jets GM Mike Tennenbaum and OC Tony Sparano, Jets were 6-10 this season, Rex Ryan will stay, the latest firing was Bears HC Lovie Smith after the Bears failed to make the playoffs with a 9-7 record, the bears were 2-7 in their last 9 games, Bills HC Chan Gailey after 6-10 season, Browns HC Pat Shurmur and Jags GM Gene Smith after 2-14 season ( T- 32 worst in league) and Chargers HC Norv Turner.
Hope everyone is having a happy and healthy new year, well probably not the coaches.