Steelers Team Grades: Pittsburgh Eliminated As Defense Couldn't Stop JaguarsThe Pittsburgh Steelers will not be playing in the Super Bowl for the seventh straight year as they fell to the Jacksonville Jaguars 45-42. With the loss, the Steelers fell to 3-5 in playoff games since their last Super Bowl appearance in 2010.
Patriots Team Grades: Titans Outmatched And Routed As Pats Head To AFC Championship GameThe New England Patriots show just why they are Super Bowl favorites, shutting down the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Divisional Round.
Eagles Grades: Defense Pitches Second-Half Shutout, Nick Foles Gets Job Done Vs. FalconsThe Eagles defense delivered in a hard-fought 15-10 victory over the Falcons in the NFC Divisional Round Playoff matchup.
Seahawks Team Grades: Mistakes In All Phases Of Game Doom Seattle In 36-20 Road Loss To AtlantaOn the bright side, the Seattle Seahawks didn't fall behind by 20 points early in this game like they have three times under Head Coach Pete Carroll in playoff losses on the road. However, after taking an early lead, the Seahawks did fall behind eventually by a big margin thanks to errors on offense, defense and special teams. Those errors proved too much to overcome as Seattle lost on the road to Atlanta, 36-20, in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. The biggest mistake came on special teams in the second quarter where a holding penalty wiped out a huge punt return and changed the momentum of the contest for good as the Falcons used the big break to run off 19 straight points.
Seahawks Team Grades: Seattle Runs Away From Detroit With Second-Half SurgeThe Seattle Seahawks won their 10th straight home playoff game on Saturday night against the visiting Detroit Lions, grinding out a 26-6 win at CenturyLink Field. With the win, the Seahawks will advance to next weekend's NFC Divisional Playoff round where they will face the NFC South Division champion Atlanta Falcons. Those two teams played in the same postseason round back in 2012, with the Falcons emerging victorious. The key to this win over the Lions was the successful ground game the Seattle offense mounted behind a finally healthy Thomas Rawls, who ran for 161 yards and a touchdown against the Detroit defense.
Seattle Week 17 Team Grades: Seahawks Show Grit While Fending Off 49ers In Regular Season FinaleBackups and reserves prove themselves worthy while helping team earn a victory that'll make Seattle the No. 3 seed in NFC playoffs.
Seahawks Team Grades: Second-half Rally Not Enough, Settle Falls To Arizona On Last-second Field GoalRussell Wilson threw four touchdown passes, all in the second half, but it still wasn't enough for the Seahawks to get past their always difficult rivals from the desert.
Seahawks Team Grades: Seattle Defense Shines As Seahawks Clinch NFC West On Thursday Night Football'Hawks dominate line of scrimmage, allow just 183 total yards in 24-3 win over Rams.
Seahawks Team Grades: Six Turnovers Doom Seahawks In Loss To Green BayRussell Wilson threw five interceptions and the Seahawks defense allowed six scoring drives in 38-10 loss to Packers.
Seattle Seahawks Team Grades: Seahawks Look Playoff Ready In Blowout Win Over PanthersSeattle bounced back from last week's poor performance against Tampa Bay with a beat down win over Carolina.
Seahawks Team Grades: Seattle Struggles In Every Facet Of Game In Road Loss To Tampa Bay BuccaneersSeattle had its three-game win streak snapped in disappointing 14-5 loss to surging Tampa Bay team.
Seahawks Team Grades Week 11: Seahawks Soar Past Eagles For Third Straight WinThe 'Hawks earn high marks in every phase following a convincing win over fading Philadelphia.