Ben Roethlisberger (left) talks with Antonio Brown in September 2016, prior to recent in-house struggles with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Photo courtesy of Keith Allison. Let's go Pens. By: Oscar Rzodkiewicz, @ORzodkiewicz on Twitter The Pittsburgh Steelers may not be participating in the NFL Playoffs this season, but the team dodged a damaging reputation blow as … Continue reading SATIRE: Pirates prematurely named 2019’s “Most Dysfunctional Sports Team in Pittsburgh”
By: Oscar Rzodkiewicz, @ORzodkiewicz on Twitter The public likes Pittsburgh in its postseason matchup Sunday, but everybody may be getting ahead of themselves. The Pittsburgh Steelers sit as a 7-point favorite against the Jacksonville Jaguars for their AFC Divisional Round game this weekend, and with rest, home-field advantage, and talent on their side, betting on … Continue reading Is All the Chatter Around the Steelers Foreshadowing a Disappointment vs. Jacksonville?
By: Oscar Rzodkiewicz, @ORzodkiewicz on Twitter The blatant lack of consistency over officiating the act of catching a football continues to burden fans, players, and coaches. Dubbed the biggest game of the season by many personalities across the country, the highly-touted matchup between the reigning Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and the contending Pittsburgh … Continue reading The NFL Catch Rules Need to Catch These Hands
The Cincinnati Bengals failed to pass the pylons again on Thursday, and the clock has begun to tick on their season. By: Oscar Rzodkiewicz @ORzodkiewicz The Bengals produced nine total points in their first two games, reaching the endzone zero times in 53:45 total minutes of possession in their own building. "We [were not] good … Continue reading The Bengals’ Back-to-Back Bungles
By: Oscar Rzodkiewicz @ORzodkiewicz The NFL's deep player pool allows for the sudden shining seasons from mostly unknowns that fans rally behind. These are the players that throw preseason predictions out the window and miraculously force themselves into the limelight of professional football. Whether they're young and unproven, looking to thwart an injury bug, or … Continue reading The 2017-18 NFL All-Surprise Team
These teams will have to witness the Lombardi Trophy get lifted by somebody else this postseason, but each had their own silver lining to pair with their underwhelming seasons. Every season, 32 NFL teams make their push to enter the playoffs and get a chance to secure a Super Bowl for their franchise and celebrate with … Continue reading Signs of Hope For a Few NFL Teams that Missed the Playoffs
Week: February 24 to March 2, 2016 Sure, Steph Curry hit 33 of 54 three pointers last week, but John Axford picked 17 of the 24 Oscar winners correctly, and numbers never lie. Jaws began dropping last Thursday when Steph Curry melted the Orlando Magic with 51 points, eight dimes, and seven boards, but the awe … Continue reading “The Wrap-Around” (Volume 1): Curry’s 3P Barrage, Bracket Busting, and Axford’s Oscar Picks