Hauschka plays through pain

Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka drilled three field goals and an extra point despite playing with an ankle injury during Seattle’s 24-14 victory at Washington in an NFC Wild Card matchup Sunday. The right-footed Hauschska was playing with a left ankle injury that clearly affected his planting foot and limped off the field to the locker ...

Explosive tailback tandem may push Irish's vaunted D back on heels

Two Tide tailbacks with two 1,000-plus-yard seasons, both with double-digit TD totals. Will Alabama’s Eddie Lacy and T.J. Yeldon prove too much for Notre Dame’s vaunted defense? Jeremy Fowler breaks down the matchup.

Bruce Arians in hospital, won’t coach Indianapolis Colts

Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians will not coach Sunday’s AFC matchup against the Baltimore Ravens due to an illness, the Colts told’s Kimberly Jones.

Crosby no longer kicking himself

Packers kicker Mason Crosby connected on his lone field-goal attempt and three extra points during Green Bay’s 24-10 victory over Minnesota in an NFC Wild Card matchup Saturday night. Crosby booted a 20-yard field goal in the second quarter for his only kick.

Tate not receiving much work

Texans running back Ben Tate managed just two carries for one yard during Houston’s 19-13 win over Cincinnati in an AFC Wild Card matchup Saturday night. Tate, who was active for the game after being listed as probable with a lingering foot issue, was not targeted in the passing game. Arian Foster continue to pace ...

Brown carries Bengals offense

Bengals kicker Josh Brown made two field goals and an extra point during Cincinnati’s 19-13 loss at Houston in an AFC Wild Card matchup Saturday night. Brown, who remained in the lineup in place of injured kicker Mike Nugent, connected on attempts of 34 and 47 yards.

Green ready for playoff run

Green Bay running back Alex Green is active for the team’s Wild Card matchup against Minnesota after shaking off a minor knee issue. Green was listed as probable on the team’s injury report after he practiced in full throughout the past week. He is expected to split carries with Ryan Grant and DuJuan Harris in ...

Woodson back for Packers

Green Bay defensive back Charles Woodson is active for the team’s Wild Card matchup against Minnesota after overcoming a broken collarbone that sidelined him for the final nine weeks of the regular season. Woodson returned to practice this past week and was listed as probable on the team’s injury report.

Garcon probable for Sunday

The Redskins’ Wild Card game matchup vs. the Seahawks doesn’t appear to be a great one for receiver Pierre Garcon, but at least he will play. Garcon practiced in full all week and is listed as probable for Sunday’s playoff game. Wideouts have scored three touchdowns on Seattle over its last five games, averaging a ...

Rice looking to stay hot

Heading into the Wild Card matchup with the Colts this weekend, Ravens running back Ray Rice is hoping to stay hot. He has reached double digits in Fantasy points in six of his final eight full games (he barely played in a meaningless Week 17 game at Cincinnati). This is a good matchup for him ...