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Replacing a Pittsburgh Steelers Legend

In a previous article, I wrote about Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mitch Trubisky and the chances of losing his job to rookie Kenny Pickett. In week two of the NFL season, the Steelers lost to the New England Patriots in Pittsburgh’s season home opener. Many fans were chanting “We want Kenny” as Trubisky had his second straight mediocre game. As Ben Roethlisberger retired af ...

An Updated Look at the 2022-2023 Pittsburgh Steelers

The 2022 NFL season is officially underway with season-opening games concluded and in Pittsburgh a new era has begun. With Ben Roethlisberger in full retirement, the Mitch Trubisky-led offense is in full swing. Having won the starting quarterback job beating out rookie Kenny Pickett and last year’s backup, Mason Rudolph, Trubisky who was once a starter in Chicago is a starter ...

NFL Standings Predictions for the 2022-2023 Season

The 2022 NFL season opens on September 8 with a matchup that almost was last year’s Super Bowl. The NFL champion Los Angeles Rams will be hosting the Buffalo Bills in what should be a classic showdown. The NFL opener is the start of what should be a very exciting season with many new faces and players in other places. In the past, before a season began, I made it a practice to ...

The Chronicles of NFL Rookie Quarterbacks, Past and Present

The Pittsburgh Steelers may have had the most competitive quarterback battle this summer in training camp and during the pre-season. With Ben Roethlisberger’s retirement at the end of last season, Big Ben’s primary backup Mason Rudolph assumed the starting role would be his in 2022. Then the Steelers picked up Mitch Trubisky and Rudolph was once again delegated to the #2 role i ...

Signal Callers for the 2022-2023 NFL Season

With the start of NFL training camps fast approaching, the summer sessions that head coaches utilize to prepare for the forthcoming season always bring competition for starting jobs come opening day. One of the most intriguing battles year after year are those that involve the quarterbacks. Most teams already know who their starting signal caller will be, but from time to time ...

Could This Be Mike Tomlin's Best Team in Years?

Could This Be Mike Tomlin’s Best Team in Years? Despite being a wild card team in 2021, the Pittsburgh Steelers probably should not have been able to sneak into the post-season given their 42-21 drubbing in the first round to the Kansas City Chiefs. Since that time, Mike Tomlin and his staff have made significant changes to the roster via free agency signings and the NFL draft ...

Patrick Mahomes vs Tom Brady: Who'll Come Out on Top in 2022?

Prior to last season, the two teams that were said to be going head to head for Super Bowl glory were the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As it turned out, neither team made it through the playoffs, and the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals in a title decider that no one would have predicted. Key to the rivalry between the Chiefs and the Buccane ...

USFL: The Future of Football in America

If American football fans are wondering whether there’ll be a new football league that’ll give the NFL a run for its money, then they can look no further. In the footsteps of the recently relaunched XFL and the Alliance of American Football (AAF) brief stint, the United States Football League (USFL) is the latest professional football league aiming to stir up the football arena ...

History of the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Super Bowl LVI is in the history books and as many expected the Los Angeles Rams are the new owners of the Lombardi Trophy. The AFC champion Cincinnati Bengals tried to play the Cinderella role and nearly pulled off an upset victory, but Aaron Donald was the big difference maker slamming the door on Joe Burrow and his upstart Bengals as time ran out in the game. Aside from the ...

The Overwhelming Pressure on Young NFL QBs

Trade rumors are surfacing around Miami Dolphins’ 2nd-year Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. A prime example of the impatience NFL franchises have with their inexperienced Quarterbacks. A common occurrence in recent years like the following Quarterbacks. New York Jets - Sam Darnold Sam Darnold was drafted 3rd by the New York Jets in 2018. Spending two of his first three seasons u ...