But no matter how black or gold my allegiance, no matter how nostalgic I feel about them. and no matter how deep the Rooney roots run in NFL history, there’s no excuse for their head coach’s conduct on Thanksgiving.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
Linehan Says Lions Couldn’t Get The Ball To Johnson; Steelers Players Say They Adjusted To Shut Him Down
Schwartz insisted the Lions did not go away from Johnson; Linehan said they could not get Johnson the ball.
The age-old dilemma of playing through an injury or resting to let it heal strikes Detroit again. This summer it was Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers, and now it’s Glover Quin of the Lions.
When Matthew Stafford and the Lions left the field at halftime, it looked like there was nothing the Pittsburgh Steelers could do to stop Detroit’s offense.
“The only way to be right is to win. When you win you’re always right.”
While the omission of Bush was interesting, the Lions largely staying away from Johnson in the last half of the game proved more puzzling considering Johnson’s ridiculously high output in the first half.
Ben Roethlisberger passed for 367 yards and four touchdowns, including two in the final 5 minutes as the Pittsburgh Steelers rallied to beat the Detroit Lions 37-27 on Sunday.
There’s a baleful buzz around Big Ben and my beloved black & gold these days. Reports say that the mountainous QB is now a mutinous QB, demanding he be traded at the end of this season.
The Detroit Lions head to Pittsburgh this week to take on a Steelers team that has been playing better recently. Fortunately, the team appears to be pretty healthy at the moment.