Was Earl Thomas’ Hit on Mason Rudolph Blatant enough to warrant a Suspension?

by Jordy McElroy A deafening silence befell Heinz Field on Sunday afternoon with thousands of onlookers watching medical personnel administer emergency aid to Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph, who lied motionless on the ground after absorbing a devastating hit from Baltimore Ravens safety Earl Thomas. It was a sobering reality that rattled every fan out of their desensitized comas to the violent nature of football, … Continue reading Was Earl Thomas’ Hit on Mason Rudolph Blatant enough to warrant a Suspension?

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AFC North is a Muddled Division where even the Depleted Steelers have Hope

by Jordy McElroy After a 27-3 blowout victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in front of a primetime audience on Monday Night Football, a wave of a heartbeat emerged on the electrocardiogram machine hooked to the declining Pittsburgh Steelers. A tremendous defensive effort coupled with an efficient performance by second-year quarterback Mason Rudolph has given the Steelers hope of a fighting chance in the AFC North. … Continue reading AFC North is a Muddled Division where even the Depleted Steelers have Hope

If Antonio Brown Avoids Criminal Charges, Another Team will Roll the Dice

by Jordy McElroy If Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots couldn’t handle the swelling headache that is Antonio Brown, what other team could possibly succeed in taking on the disturbing baggage that comes with arguably the best receiver in football? Someone out there will be naïve enough to try. We’ve seen it time and time again in the NFL with players getting second, third … Continue reading If Antonio Brown Avoids Criminal Charges, Another Team will Roll the Dice

End of an era? Ben Roethlisberger the last Killer B to fall in a Devastating season for the Steelers

by Jordy McElroy The straw that finally broke the Pittsburgh Steelers’ back came on Monday with news of Ben Roethlisberger being placed on injured reserve with an elbow injury. In the same year the team lost All-Pro receiver Antonio Brown and running back Le’Veon Bell, they are losing their starting quarterback, who was by all accounts the last beacon of hope for Super Bowl contention.  … Continue reading End of an era? Ben Roethlisberger the last Killer B to fall in a Devastating season for the Steelers

Antonio Brown Accused of Rape in a Lawsuit

Just when you thought the Antonio Brown saga ended with him putting pen to paper on a one year deal with the New England Patriots, think again. Today, disturbing details are emerging from a lawsuit just filed against the Patriots new star WR, alleging rape and other sexual misconduct. The lawsuit says that Brown — in three separate incidents, two in June 2017 and another in May … Continue reading Antonio Brown Accused of Rape in a Lawsuit

Defiant Oakland Raiders Survived their Day of Reckoning

by Jordy McElroy The Oakland Raiders stepped into RingCentral Coliseum with expectations they’d serve as fodder for their own Black Hole. In the wake of Antonio Brown, otherwise known as Tony Tornado, the Raiders looked like a mess of an organization, sure to fulfill the punch-line on the field as they have off it. The kick-off came, the Raiders scored a touchdown on the opening … Continue reading Defiant Oakland Raiders Survived their Day of Reckoning

Tony Toe Trick? By joining the Patriots, Antonio Brown may have hoodwinked us all

by Jordy McElroy After hearing the news of his release from the Oakland Raiders, a shirtless Antonio Brown ran around a fenced-in backyard on Saturday, celebrating like he had just been pardoned from a life sentence. Never mind the fact that he had forced his way out of Oakland, but he also left $30 million in guaranteed money sitting on the table.  How could anyone … Continue reading Tony Toe Trick? By joining the Patriots, Antonio Brown may have hoodwinked us all

Mr. Drama Chest: Why Antonio Brown won’t see the end of his Raiders Deal

by Jordy McElroy High school basketball coach Tim Notke once said, “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” However, what happens when the talent works hard, but the personality has created an impasse towards success? Therein lies the conundrum for the Oakland Raiders when trying to alleviate the growing headache that is Antonio Brown. The infamous helmet debacle seemed to be cooling down … Continue reading Mr. Drama Chest: Why Antonio Brown won’t see the end of his Raiders Deal

Raiders will Rue the Day they Traded for Antonio Brown

by @JordyMcElroy Ezekiel Elliott would love to be on the practice field with the Dallas Cowboys, but he’s willingly sitting on the sidelines holding out for a better contract. Andrew Luck would give anything to be leading the Indianapolis Colts in training camp, but he’s out with a calf injury. Antonio Brown is reportedly holding out from the Oakland Raiders because he can’t have the … Continue reading Raiders will Rue the Day they Traded for Antonio Brown

NFL Draft 1st Round Winners and Losers

Winner: Arizona Cardinals The pick: Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma (No. 1) Kliff Kingsbury got his guy. It’s as simple as that. This is about the Cardinals giving their coach the best chance to succeed right out of the gate. Kyler Murray is one of the best dual-threat quarterbacks in NFL draft history, he can make every throw required of an NFL QB, and he’s going to … Continue reading NFL Draft 1st Round Winners and Losers