NFL Playoffs

Four Former Crimson Tide Players Active on Championship Weekend
Alabama will be well represented on NFL’s championship weekend as the Tennessee Titans will take on the Kansas City Chiefs and the Green Bay Packers travel to play the San Francisco 49ers. Three of the four teams will feature a former Crimson Tide player as only the 49ers are without an Alaba…
Derrick Henry Stands Out in the Divisional Round
Derrick Henry dominated the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs, leading the Tennessee Titans to victory 28-12 over the number one seeded Baltimore Ravens. Henry took 30 carries out of the backfield for 195 yards, he caught two passes for seven yards and he threw one pass for a three-yard touchdown…
Derrick Henry Dominates Wild Card Weekend
Derrick Henry set a Tennessee Titans franchise playoff record for rushing yards with 182 in the 20-13 Wild Card victory over the New England Patriots. Henry was the first player to rush for over 100 yards against the Patriots since Marshawn Lynch accomplished the feat in Super Bowl XLIX. Henryȁ…
Running Backs Can Still Win Games in the NFL
We hear it all the time that the NFL is a passing league now.  Hard to argue with this, especially when you look at statistics and the continued devaluing of running backs in the draft and free agency.  But if you watch the playoffs this year, you will notice teams that do not take the run…
Alabama Players in the NFL Playoffs
Saturday begins the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs.  Eight teams remain in the hunt to play in one of the biggest sporting events in the world, the Super Bowl.  These teams will also provide excellent exposure for the Alabama Crimson TIde, as many alumni of the program will be on dis…