Playoff Saturday: NFL snippets

Wild card games take place this afternoon on NBC following the Army All-America game on the Peacock network. Here are some NFL notes and previews.

Former Giant star, father of Tide player captured
Mark Ingram, father of Alabama freshman running back Mark Ingram, was captured by US Marshals Saturday. Here are the details:

Colts vs. Chargers
AP: These guys might as well be division rivals. Peyton Manning, voted NFL MVP for a record-tying third time, and his Indianapolis Colts face Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers for the fourth time in two seasons Saturday night. You can read the entire preview here:

Falcons vs. Cardinals
These two teams are described as “unlikely playoff participants.” It would be hard to argue with that, but great quarterback play has helped these two teams make it to the first round of the NFL playoffs. Here is a preview of the game: