Casey Hampton's partially torn ACL did not need surgery, but apparently Maurkice Pouncey's ankle did.
According to Kirk Kazienko on Twitter, he was on a flight with Pouncey out of Pittsburgh and the center's injured ankle was in a cast after having surgery.
© Sanity prevailed and Troy Polamalu's fine for using a team doctor's cell phone to calm his wife after getting his bell rung in a game earlier this season was waived upon appeal by the NFL.
© James Harrison was not fined or reprimanded for drawing a personal foul for a penalized late hit last week at Denver.
Could it be that what was called on Harrison wasn't a penalty?
© I like three of the four home teams to advance in this weekend's playoff action, but I do like Houston to make things interesting and cover against Baltimore.
The only road team I'm favoring this week is New Orleans, which will finally win the first road playoff game in team history at San Francisco.