Here are the bad beats from last night’s Steelers-Browns game

This play wasn’t what you wanted if you bet the underImage: Getty Images Sports betting is a cruel, fickle mistress. One day, you’re elated after hitting a two-game parlay, the next you lose all your money plus your dog and your firstborn. It’s an emotional rollercoaster that either goes off the rails or ends in … Read more

Steelers vs. Browns on Amazon

Let’s see how long Mitch Trubisky lasts as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ starting QBImage: Getty Images Amazon wants its Thursday Night Football games to be a Monday or Sunday night event as bad as Cleveland wants a Super Bowl. Well, maybe not that bad, but still pretty bad. Tonight’s game between Pittsburgh and Cleveland features one … Read more

Matt Ryan and Joe Burrow overslept and missed the first 3 quarters of Week 1

Both Joe Burrow and Matt Ryan got off to a reaaaally slow start.Image: Getty Images It takes a second for muscle memory to kick in when you haven’t played a game in eight months. Joe Burrow and Matt Ryan seemed to forget that in the NFL, you can’t wait until the fourth quarter to focus … Read more

Steelers’ Mike Tomin gives team black Air Force 1s

Mike Tomlinphoto: Getty Images Of course, no one is as ready for some football as Mike Tomlin. He is not simply employed as a football coach, he is the living embodiment of every person who has scolded someone for walking while on the field. Tomlin was smiling from ear to ear for the first day … Read more

Seems as if Brian Flores’s lawsuit against the NFL has been forgotten

Brian Flores ended up with a coordinator gig instead of another HC jobphoto: Getty Images Thirty-two teams. Sixteen games. Three African-American head coaches. Those stats have been tattooed in the NFL’s Week 1 box score for months. Mike Tomlin, Lovie Smith, and Todd Bowles are the lone Black coaches in the NFL this season due … Read more

Mitch Trubisky has one more chance with Pittsburgh Steelers

Will Mitch Trubisky stick in Pittsburgh?Image: Getty Images Mitch Trubisky is getting another shot in the NFL as a starting quarterback. Not a bad feel-good story for Week 1. It’s hard to be the first quarterback taken at No. 2 in a draft in which Patrick Mahomes was selected eight picks later, especially being that … Read more

Mike Tomlin should get it over with and just start Kenny Pickett

Kenny Pickettphoto: Getty Images “What is this if not betrayal? She felt you after me knowing you’re not ready, knowing you would likely die. Mommy was very bad.” – Raoul Silva Anytime you can work a Javier Bardem”skyfall” quote into an article, you might as well make it the thesis of your piece. This is … Read more

Analyzing Jimmy Garoppolo’s next-team odds

Jimmy Garoppolo is still in San Francisco.photo: AP Most people thought Jimmy Garoppolo would be traded long ago. Yet, with barely more than a month until the start of the NFL regular season, Garoppolo is still a 49er. At this point, it’d be easy to assume that Garoppolo will remain on the team for at … Read more

The most cringe-inducing QB moments of NFL training camp thus far

Awkward….Image: Getty Images The most awkward episode of The Office is without a doubt”Scott’s Tots.” In it, Michael Scott has to tell a class of underprivileged students that his promise to pay for their college 15 years ago is not going to happen. For a series that specialized in uncomfortable moments, the Dunder Mifflin manager … Read more

The Steelers seem intent on running Najee Harris into the ground

Najee Harrisphoto: Getty Images During a podcast appearance earlier this week, Pittsburgh Steelers’ head coach Mike Tomlin told listeners that he expected second-year halfback Najee Harris to be a “bell cow” for the team this season. I found this comment strange given that Harris was already a bell cow last year. Harris was second in … Read more