Pittsburgh Steelers

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After Week 12, the AFC North looks much the same. The Ravens held onto their three-game advantage; the Steelers squeaked out a win against the formerly-hapless, now-abysmal Bengals; and the Browns “did what they were supposed to do” against the woeful Dolphins.  Few NFL game slates have been easier to predict this season.  With that…

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AFC North: Week 12 Speculation

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I’m refraining from calling this a “prediction” piece this season. Predictions indicate one firmly believes something will happen and isn’t afraid to stand behind that judgment. In the NFL, nothing is certain except Roger Goodell’s poor judgment. That said, I’ll offer some form of prognostication, even if it’s lighthearted and not entirely backed up by…

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The AFC North is at a crossroads. Once hailed as the “hardest-hitting, old school” football conference in the NFL, recent years have dimmed that perspective, as the Ravens, Steelers,  Browns and Bengals have all had their moments of excessive violence between the referee’s whistles.  Some of the activity, such as former Steelers linebacker Joey Porter…

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AFC North: Week 11 Speculation

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I’m refraining from calling this a “prediction” piece this season. Predictions indicate one firmly believes something will happen and isn’t afraid to stand behind that judgment. In the NFL, nothing is certain except Roger Goodell’s poor judgment. That said, I’ll offer some form of prognostication, even if it’s lighthearted and not entirely backed up by…

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So, after his late-game heroics last night, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson again heads the MVP race, followed closely by the Ravens’ Lamar Jackson…depending on who you talk to.  While recognizing standout players and laudable performance is nice in week 10, none of us know who the eventual MVP will be, and most likely won’t know…

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