Back heel up, it’s a pass. Back heel down, it’s a run.

This may be the last year that my beloved Pittsburgh Steelers have their long-time quarterback under center. I mean, right now the options to replace him aren’t great; between previous use of backup Mason Rudolph and signing the washout from the Washington Football Team Dwayne Haskins, it looks like our quarterback might get one more…

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Hey, Najee Harris, welcome to the Steelers! Double Yoi!!

As a Pittsburgh Steelers fan, last year’s season was a heartbreaker. The team starts out with an 11-0 win-loss record, and then proceeds to puke up the rest of the season – and loses a playoff game to the (scuse me, I’m going to retch) Cleveland Browns. Ugh. And then afterward, the team loses running…

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Pittsburgh needs a new quarterback next season. Our current one sucks.

Let’s be clear on what happened last night. The Cleveland Browns won a playoff game for the first time in 28 years. They beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, my beloved Steelers, in Pittsburgh, with a 28-0 first quarter and a 35-10 half, en route to a 48-37 triumph. The Steelers, who went 11-0 to start the…

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Are you ready for some football??

All right, it’s Thanksgiving night, and my beloved Pittsburgh Steelers – who are, say it with me, UN DEE FEE TED (clap clap clap-clap-clap) – are going to beat the living snot out of the Baltimore Ravens. A Pittsburgh win not only guarantees the Black and Gold a pathway to the AFC North title and…

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Why am I betting against the Pittsburgh Steelers today?

At this point in time, all I want is for the Pittsburgh Steelers to snag the #6 seed and make the postseason, despite their ragtag offense and an injured list that resembles what would happen if the NFL placed a team in Beirut. All that needs to happen is for Pittsburgh to beat the Baltimore…

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Mike Tomlin for Coach of the Year – there is no other argument against it

The Pittsburgh Steelers – my team of choice – have employed only three head coaches in the past fifty years.  And in that time, those three coaches – Chuck Noll, Bill Cowher and Mike Tomlin – have brought the City of Steel eight Super Bowl appearances and six championships. But those three men have only…

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One Jacksonville Jaguars chain tossed away…

Long time blog subscribers will know that I am a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers football fan.  It goes back to the days of the Immaculate Reception, and continued through six Super Bowl championships. But recently, being a Steelers fan also means feeling a bit snakebitten.  That moment when you look at the schedule and you say,…

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Le’Veon Bell – running back extraordinaire, touchdown specialist … rapper?

I am a Pittsburgh Steelers fan.  And if you don’t like that, then go ahead and root for the lesser NFL team if you like. That being said, I’ve been fascinated of late with the current contract dispute between star running back Le’Veon Bell and the Steelers.  No matter how good you are as a…

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