Outgoing UCF coach Scott Frost believes his team deserved a shot at the College Football Playoff and that it took a conscious effort by the committee to keep it lower in its rankings.

We’re appreciative of that. Obviously they’re helping out a good cause. It’s been pretty fun to see the reaction we’ve gotten, Dalton said.

Dalton tweeted Monday evening: In the 24 hours since the 1st donation came in, over 2500 donors and just over $57,000 and counting! Last update for the night! I will update tomorrow. We can’t thank y’all enough!

The rhythm and confidence of previous seasons weren’t there for Carr, who signed a lucrative long-term contract in the summer. He has a lot of Rich Gannon in him, except he’s a lot younger than Gruden’s most effective Oakland QB was, and he’s a long-term piece who can return to MVP-caliber play. Carr is Gruden’s type of grinder, a player he can mold into a West Coast passing paragon.
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In that environment, Gruden’s experience can have a big impact in turning the Raiders into a consistent force, something they haven’t been since he led them. As the Patriots, Stelers, Chiefs and Ravens inch closer to the end of perennial contention, Oakland’s young nucleus will need someone to mold it into the next great team. Gruden has the chops to do that.

Limited Mens Justin Blackmon Jersey The Saints are 5-0 at home in the postseason since 2000, tied for the best playoff record in that time. They’ve averaged 35.8 points per game in those matchups. This will be their first home playoff game since their 45-28 NFC wild-card win over the Lions Jan. 7, 2012.

The Panthers are 4-3 on the road in the playoffs since joining the NFL in 1996. Their .571 winning percentage in road playoffs games is third highest in the league in that span. However, they’ve lost their last two away playoff games.