The Miami Dolphins and Pittsburgh Steelers reported a total of 15 players in their Week 14 injury report, as Mike Tomlin and Joe Philbin could be without the services of at least six players for Sunday’s pivotal game.
But no matter how black or gold my allegiance, no matter how nostalgic I feel about them. and no matter how deep the Rooney roots run in NFL history, there’s no excuse for their head coach’s conduct on Thanksgiving.
You might not know it by the records of the Miami Dolphins and Pittsburgh Steelers, but the matchup on Sunday will be crucial in determining if either team will have a shot at a wildcard playoff spot.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
There’s a baleful buzz around Big Ben and my beloved black & gold these days. Reports say that the mountainous QB is now a mutinous QB, demanding he be traded at the end of this season.
Now, one major thread in that curtain is gone. L.C. Greenwood, he of the height and heft and six Pro Bowls and four rings, as central to the dynasty as anyone not named Joe Greene or Jack Lambert, died of natural causes.
After falling to the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Shamarko Thomas is determined to prove everyone that he will be a valuable player for the Steelers, while also influencing his younger siblings that maturity and discipline pay off in the long run.
Two organizations hoping to return to glory after mediocre performances last season are the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Football Giants.
The Miami Dolphins have signed free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace.
It’s been almost three years since a free agency class has been so eagerly anticipated by the Miami fan base. That year saw the Heat hit the jackpot with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh. With plenty of cap space and some solid free agents out there; the question this year is can the Dolphins come close to the Heat’s success?