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    The Roethlisberger Dilemma

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    “It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” – Ernest Hemingway As followers of the AFC North, we’re all keenly aware of who Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is.   We’ve followed his career, spent entirely in Pittsburgh, thus far.  We know all about the…

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    AFC North Postseason Meanderings and Ill-Fated Predictions

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    The NFL offseason’s here. Although it may seem strange, I like the offseason.  As I opine every year, it’s the lone time annually that every team is 0-0 on both the scoreboard and the standings, and the losers of the previous season can exercise hope that the next season will be much greater and more…

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    Speaking of which…

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    It’s Super Bowl Week!  Yay…? Super Bowl Week is always a little…wistful.  If your team isn’t playing in the title game, watching myriad interviews, retrospectives and pressers with teams, players and coaches you care little about becomes tiresome, bordering on depressing after awhile.  This year in particular, the doldrums surely began to settle in as…

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    AFC North Pro Bowl Roundup

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    The AFC North may not be in the Super Bowl this year, but it remains the best overall conference in the NFL…as far as we’re concerned, anyway.  As such, while the NFL celebrates the notion of the “Pro Bowl” this week, I’ll run down the latest news items and discussions regarding our favorite teams.  Onward……

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    Speaking of which…

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    Been awhile since I’ve written one of these, but in a week featuring a tense presidential inauguration, there wasn’t much football to write directly about.  Sure, it’s the playoffs and all, but without an AFC North representative, what’s there to pay attention to? It’s Conference Championship Week, and despite three playoff entrants, the AFC North…

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