The Steelers dominated the statistics, running nearly twice as many plays, doubling the Patriots yardage total and time of possession. Yet, at the end, the Patriots were a lucky play or two away from winning the game.
Am I a jaded sports fan? Perhaps. But if we stick to the facts we see two acts of possible assholery. Does anyone even wonder if there could be an NFL next season if Roger Goodell suspended all the assholes?
This isn’t about the team physician recommending that Ben Roethlisberger sit out the Ravens game; rather, it’s the next opponent on the schedule. And friend, the Oakland Raiders are just what the doctor ordered.
The Minnesota Vikings are the quality opponent the Steelers have been seeking.
The Steelers had to have their kicker uncharacteristically miss two field goals, have Big Ben toss a horrific interception and give up two late scoring drives to lose that game. Any two of those would be unusual enough but to have all three coincide on the road against a solid football team is rare.
Former NFL journeyman quarterback and Super Bowl winner Trent Dilfer recently ranked the QBs active in the NFL today. I’m shocked by the results.
After watching the Buffalo game replay on the NFL Network I’m convinced that training camp served it’s purpose and there’s nothing more to learn from the final preseason game than who gets the last few roster spots. Big Ben seemed…