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What sells and what what doesn’t when writing about the NFL

Writing the Pittsburgh Steelers on a daily a basis can be grueling, fun, intense and mysterious. Anyone who just jumps in and thinks “I can write. This is a piece of cake!” doesn’t have the first clue about what good sports writing or writing in general is all about. I still don’t!! I have found …

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On the Steelers; Home games belong in Pittsburgh, not Ireland

Here we go Steelers! Here we go….. To Ireland. In what could only be viewed as a ‘what took so long’ announcement, Pittsburgh Steelers’ Chairman Emeritus Dan Rooney said yesterday that he would like the Steelers to play a regular season game in Ireland. As most of you know, Mr. Rooney was named the ambassador …

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Bradshaw unfortunately correct about direction of football

Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw made another one of his routine appearances on the ‘Jay Leno Show’ earlier this week and while his appearances usually come in the way of his folksy humor, the topic suddenly got serious. Leno asked Bradshaw about the concussion issue and without really being prompted, Bradshaw said, “If I …

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Roger Goodell wants you to be more like European soccer crowds

Ever have one of those “I told you so” moments? Chances are we all have and you are about to get another one. It may be a bit premature, but in this fast-paced 24-hour news cycle I figure I better take my shot while I can and once again the target is National Football League …

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Subjectivity of ‘Player Safety’ will be downfall of Goodell

This is Part Two in my look at the State of the NFL following the death of Junior Seau and the repercussions from ‘BountyGate.’  In Part One, I addressed the fact that players, owners and Commissioner Roger Goodell must come together to do something for players who leave the game for good. Whether it be …

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The State of the NFL; Who helps when the cheering stops?

This is Part One of my article on where the NFL is headed following the death of Junior Seau and the fallout from ‘BountyGate.’  The death of Junior Seau is sad and disturbing on many levels and perhaps maybe in the end, it will cast a more specific light on what the former players of …

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My suggestions for Roger Goodell tonight

When former National Football League Commissioner Pete Rozelle suggested the league should televise its’ annual college player selection most people looked at him as if it were the dumbest thing they’d ever heard. It’s clear the late Commissioner has had the last laugh. The NFL Draft is now one of the most anticipated events of …

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Saints punishment makes SpyGate discipline even more laughable

The Commissioner of the National Football League once again has his fingerprints all over another mess in his never-ending efforts to ‘protect the shield.’ Earlier today, Roger Goodell, through the media of course, announced the penalties for the New Orleans Saints, their coaches and former coaches for their roles in ‘BountyGate.’ If you’ve been on …

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Steelers watching Goodell’s discipline of ‘BountyGate’

While free agency and Peyton Manning may be at the top of the National Football League’s popularity list at the moment, it will soon take a backseat to ‘BountyGate’ and hopefully very soon. The NFL Owners’ meetings are scheduled to take place in Florida March 25 through the 27th and it is widely speculated that …

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Clark reaffirms notion of watch what you tweet

Each and every one of us has been in the unenviable position of having stuck our foot in our respective mouths before. If you haven’t, then you’re perfect and can stop reading. Unfortunately for some, there is a bigger spotlight which shines directly onto their mouths and makes everything they utter larger then it probably …

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