Roger Goodell

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to Super Bowl 50 at the Moscone Center West on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.

Goodell, Owners Issue Tone-Deaf Responses To Congressional Report

Since the Congressional report issued two days ago on whether or not the NFL inappropriately attempted to intervene in concussion research conducted through the National Institutes of Health, the league’s response has largely been fairly insubstantial, particularly if you compare it to their aggressive and rapid reactions to other accounts…

Jerald Hawkins

Jerald Hawkins Channeled Grief Into Progress On And Off Field

Much has been said about Pittsburgh Steelers first-round cornerback Artie Burns and the tumultuous year he has gone through since the untimely death of his mother last year, and how he has had to persevere through it, with his father imprisoned, for the sake of himself and his younger siblings….


Reynolds’ Steelers Spin: 2016 NFL Draft

There is no better hangover remedy for the 31 teams that fall short of a Super Bowl victory than the NFL Draft. In a flash, painful disappointments fade away and all teams cups’ overfloweth with bright hopes as they ride in on rainbow striped unicorns. In what has become as…


Breaking: Tom Brady Suspended For First Month Of Season

In what appears to be the final conclusion on Deflategate, Tom Brady’s four game suspension has officially been reinstated by the U.S. Court Of Appeals. They released a statement, reversing a previous judge’s decision to throw out Brady’s ban, allowing him to play in all of 2015. Now, Brady will…


Players Weigh In On Youth Football For Their Children

There are many who believe that the long-term future of professional football is in jeopardy. It certainly is not on the basis of financial viability, as the NFL is more popular than it has ever been under Roger Goodell and the popularization of fantasy sports. Rather, there are those—albeit decidedly…


Martavis Bryant Issues Statement On Suspension

Martavis Bryant has released a full statement, the first comments he’s made since the NFL suspended him for the 2016 season for violations of the league drug policy. The statement, in full, courtesy of Aaron Wilson on National Football Post. “I sincerely apologize to the Rooney family, the great Pittsburgh Steelers…


Super Bowl 50 Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you. Super Bowl 50 weekend is finally here. I am looking forward to a Super Bowl this year dominated by solid defensive play and find myself rooting for the Carolina Panthers to beat the Denver Broncos. One year from today, Super Bowl LI will take…


Roger Goodell Wants To See Players Ejected For Two Personal Fouls

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell answered quite a few questions Friday during his annual end of the season press conference and one of the main talking points I’m sure a lot of people will be discussing over the course of the next week will be him planning to propose to the competition committee…


Tomlin Respects Heyward’s Decision To Wear “Illegal” Eye Black

There’s been quite a bit of discussion about the league’s decision to fine Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward for him choosing to honor his late father Craig “Iron Head” Heyward by writing the words “Iron” and “Head” on his eye black during games and those discussions aren’t going to…


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Two

Before a record-breaking crowd, the Pittsburgh Steelers made Heinz Field a field of dreams for their fans by crushing the San Francisco 49ers by a margin of 43-18. With offensive coordinator Todd Haley doing his best impression of Bruce Arians, it was bombs away for the Black and Gold in…

Patriots Steelers Notes

ESPN: Patriots Had ‘Scouting’ Library Including Notes On Multiple Steelers Games During Spygate Era

With the publication of an early morning exposé today, ESPN resurrected what for many had never actually gone away—the notion that the New England Patriots organization has a rampant history of “pushing the envelope” that goes back at least as far as Bill Belichick’s inaugural season as head coach. And…


2016 NFL Draft To Take Place In Chicago

The 2015 NFL Draft was held in Chicago this year and according to a Tuesday morning report by Adam Schefter of ESPN, that’s where the 2016 NFL Draft will also take place. Many believed that the league would start holding the annual selection of future players in other NFL cities…