Posts Tagged NFL Playoffs

After trio of near misses, 49ers chase Super Bowl

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick passes against the San Diego Chargers during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Three straight seasons of being so close have the 49ers yearning for a Super Bowl championship they believe is right within reach. So now, no more near misses.

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Bengals’ task: Win playoff game or else

Cincinnati Bengals' Andy Dalton gets off a pass against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Even if the Bengals reach the playoffs for an unprecedented fourth straight season, it’ll be considered mostly irrelevant unless they win at least one more.

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