Archive for January, 2011

Steelers Safety Polamalu Beats Out Packers LB Matthews for AP 2010 NFL Defensive Player of the Year

Known for big plays and game-changing picks, the AP has picked Steelers safety Troy Polamalu as the Associated Press 2010 NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Polamalu won the award over Packers LB Clay Matthews. The two will meet Sunday for an award even bigger – Super Bowl XLV in Dallas. Polamalu received 17 votes […]

Video: Preparations Underway for Super Bowl XLV

Former Steelers DB Deshea Townsend talks about preparations leading up to the Super Bowl.

AFC Champion Steelers Arrive in Dallas for Super Bowl XLV

The AFC Champion Steelers have landed in Dallas six days before they play for their seventh title against the Green Bay Packers. It wasn’t the type of arrival most Super Bowl teams get, as the weather in Dallas didn’t exactly live up to the Super Bowl celebration. A winter storm watch was issued starting last […]

Updating The QB Speculation Surrounding the Vikings

In my latest mock draft update I finally warmed up enough to the idea of spending the #12 pick on an offensive lineman that I gave the Vikings Colorado tackle Nate Solder. Then, wouldn’t you know it, Solder went and laid an egg in the Senior Bowl.  He was getting beat by mid-to-late round picks […]

After A Week, My Thoughts On The Chrysler 200

As Matt mentioned last week, the fine folks at Chrysler chose us to participate in their “Blogger Game On Road Trip”, and I was Matt’s co-pilot. Our leg of the trip took us from Chicago (where we got to take in the NFC Championship game) to New Orleans, with stops along the way in St. […]

Steelers HOF QB Bradshaw Gives Some Praise to Current QB Roethlisberger

The last time he spoke about him, he lashed out at him. Now he seems to be giving him praise. That’s HOF and former Steelers QB Terry Bradshaw, who has in the past been critical of current Steelers Ben Roethlisberger in light of the off-the-field issues — namely a second sexual assault allegation that resulted […]

Bengals WR Ochocinco Slams Owner Mike Brown

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco took a shot at Bengals owner Mike Brown in his most recent criticism of the organization. Brown, who has drawn plenty of criticism over the years for having a small scouting staff, no indoor bubble despite the cold conditions in Cincinnati and […]

Seven Major Offseason Questions Surrounding the Bears

Coming within a touchdown of a Super Bowl appearance and with their core players locked up for the immediate future, the Bears are in about as good of position roster-wise as any contender next year. But as the loss to the Packers proved, the team needs help to get over the hump. With a talented […]