It was a simple 15-second commercial for Tubi, the free ad-supported streaming service. That’s all it was. And it was actually a pretty sneaky commercial – for about a second, until you realize, oh wait, it’s just a commercial, ha ha, got me good, April Fool’s in February. Here’s the commercial. Now to put the…Read More
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I’ll take a 9-8. And trade Trubisky.
Well, Steelers fans, we did all we could. The Steelers slapped the Cleveland Browns 28-14, finishing the season at 9-8 and giving Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin his 16th consecutive season of a .500 record or better. No other head coach has ever achieved such a start to their career, and only three other head…Read More
Call it a tie and make a donation, NFL. For Damar Hamlin’s sake.
As a Steelers fan, it’s not in my nature to watch a Buffalo Bills – Cincinnati Bengals Monday Night Football game. But this morning, I heard the horrifying news. Damar Hamlin, a safety for the Buffalo Bills who was getting plenty of starts and playing time in relief of the injured Micah Hyde, tackled Cincinnati’s…Read More
Finally, we get Kenny Pickett. FINALLY.
Honestly, Mitch Trubisky is about as useful as a DVD rewinder. The Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback was ineffective, he couldn’t throw a long pass accurately, and his offense was totally stagnant. This was not Steelers football. And during yesterday’s game against the New York Jets … it was more of the same. The fans had…Read More
Not just a Meat Loaf interlude.
There’s a great hook in the Meat Loaf song “Paradise by the Dashboard Light,” in which baseball announcer Phil Rizzuto calls what sounds like an imaginary baseball play – which, in itself, can be interpreted as the old baseball lingo for two horny people getting their freak on. Well, apparently people are getting their freak…Read More
We got Kenny Pickett! DOUBLE YOI!!
Point of reference here. I am a longtime Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Cut my arm, it bleeds black and gold. And after the quarterback we previously had in our operations finally retired, there was a question as to what would happen with the Steelers going forward. The quarterback position is the heart and soul of any…Read More
Our quarterback dilemma
As a longtime Pittsburgh Steelers fan, I can appreciate all the work that our previous quarterback did for the past 18 years. But now that he’s (finally) retired, the Steelers have a problem. Who’s going to be the best fit to take snaps for the 2022-23 season? And I’m writing this now, not knowing the…Read More
The Washington Commanders pay tribute to a legendary D.C. football team.
As you may be aware, the NFL’s team in Washington, D.C. has undergone a much-needed rebranding. After decades of riding on the racist nickname of “Redskins,” the team rebranded itself for the past two seasons under the generic name of “Washington Football Team.” Which, in itself, was kinda quirky and had its charm, but it…Read More
Bring on Kansas City!
Yep, the impossible happened yesterday. Everything fell into place, but don’t tell me it wasn’t a nail-biter all the way. First, the Pittsburgh Steelers needed to take care of their business and beat the Baltimore Ravens. In Baltimore. Not an easy task. But three clutch field goals from Steelers kicker Chris Boswell, a key end…Read More
Two specific wins, and a third game to not end in a tie. That’s all I want.
For the Pittsburgh Steelers, it all comes down to today’s contests. There’s only one path for the Black and Gold to advance into the postseason. It’s a longshot, but it can happen. (1) The Steelers have to defeat the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore. Now Baltimore’s Lamar Jackson is ruled out for the game with a…Read More