Roger Goodell isn't on the verge of being disgraced. He's already disgraced. Let's get that much straight right now, no matter how dulled it might be inside his deluded head.
To dispense with this right off the top: Neither the Steelers nor the Browns experienced anything especially transformational at halftime Sunday.
They never saw the video. Until Monday, of course, when all of us saw it. They never saw Ray Rice smash his girlfriend in the face with a left hook.
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Those were the Cleveland Bleeping Browns out there. No, check that, those were the Browns with Brian Hoyer at QB not long after carrying clipboards on the South Side.
I keep coming back to the same thought: The cumulative winning percentage of opponents on the 2014 schedule is .469, an eighth-place tie for the NFL's easiest.
The single most significant message the Steelers could possibly take from back-to-back 8-8 seasons is that something's got to change.
At 7:33 p.m. Thursday, a helmetless Ben Roethlisberger strode casually to Heinz Field's 50-yard line decal for the coin toss between the Steelers and Panthers.
Jarvis Jones is a special talent, but don’t take my word for it. And don’t trust your eyes. No, just re-roll the tape from the evening of April 25, 2013.
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It was as if Mike Tomlin were thumbing his nose not only to the significance of DUI crimes but also to the broader sense of discipline every coach must instill.
All kinds of justification is sure to follow the dual arrest of the Steelers’ two running backs, Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount, by Ross Township police Wednesday.
It's hilarious now, but the Steelers have spent most of their offseason downplaying the relevance of all the speed that’s suddenly up and down their roster.
It’s a series or two for the starters, then a slew of second-half backups and bungles that only the Edmund Nelson in your life could appreciate.
Maybe Markus Wheaton had lost a bet. Or maybe he just wanted to stay dry from the steady rain that soaked Saint Vincent College all Sunday long.
“I wasn’t surprised at all,” Ryan Shazier insisted to reporters Monday when asked about the Steelers’ backs-on-backers drill.
Ben Roethlisberger looks and sounds fantastic, but don’t take my word for it. “This is the most excited I’ve been about any offense I’ve had,” Todd Haley was telling me.