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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Please Pittsburgh Steelers … draft Shaquem Griffin.

So there’s this linebacker from the University of Central Florida that’s been tearing up his division like crazy. He’s amazed scouts at the NFL combine. And the Pittsburgh Steelers could really use a pass-rushing linebacker right now. So, as a trusted and loyal fan of the Black and Gold … I beg you … Please,…

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You do not fire a winner.

Look, I get it.  My beloved Pittsburgh Steelers coughed up a 45-42 playoff loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars.  They lost to Blake freakin’ Bortles and Leonard freakin’ Fournette.  They mismanaged the last minute of clock time, and they tried an onside kick that hadn’t been successful for the Black and Gold in nearly ten years.…

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