There’s a certain symbolism to breaking the huddle on the 2011 season on September 11, and your take is valid, no matter what it is.
Jerricho Cotchery just didn’t see himself fitting in with the Jets anymore. So the wide receiver did what he felt he needed to do. Cotchery asked for his release, the Jets obliged — and he went shopping.
One week after Jerricho Cotchery was granted his requested release from the Jets, the wide receiver found a new home. The 29-year-old fan favorite is headed to Heinz Field, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ arena. Otherwise known as the Jets’ house of horrors.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver and “Dancing with the Stars” champion Hines Ward joined the program on Monday to give us the latest from the players’ side of the NFL labor dispute and much more.
Drew Rosenhaus announced on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL” last month that his client, jailed ex-Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress, “will be playing” in 2011. Rosenhaus isn’t backing off his prediction.
So much for Super Bowl experience. But for a few key drops, the “inexperienced” (in the Super Bowl, anyway) Packers easily could have scored 45 points.
Jailed ex-Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress has a fan in former teammate Hines Ward. According to Ward, Burress would be welcomed back to Pittsburgh “with open arms.”
We’re seeing a slightly different, comedic Big Ben this time around, and not just because he’s trying to become just the fifth quarterback to win three Super Bowls.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are back in the Super Bowl again — thanks to a few new faces.
Rashard Mendenhall’s 1-yard touchdown run on Pittsburgh’s nine-minute opening drive gave the Steelers a 7-0 lead after one quarter in the AFC championship game Sunday night at chilly Heinz Field.
In a season when both conference title games feature No. 2 seeds and against No. 6s, it’s foolish to discount the Jets in Sunday night’s AFC championship.
The Green Bay Packers go to Soldier Field favored to beat the Chicago Bears on Sunday in their first NFL playoffs match since 1941 thanks to impressive results in the last month. The AFC Championship follows at Heinz Field where the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the underdog New York Jets.
The Jets have shown a few leaks against the run in the playoffs, allowing more than 100 yards each game — after allowing a 91-yard average in the regular season. That’s giving fans on the banks of the Three Rivers reason to be optimistic.
Darrelle Revis is considered by many to be the best shutdown cornerback in the NFL. It’s a long way from those anxious days in Aliquippa, a city in metropolitan Pittsburgh where big dreams just help you get by.
Ben Roethlisberger hit rookie Antonio Brown on a 58-yard pass play on third-and-19, and Rashard Mendenhall scored from the 2 with 1:33 remaining to give the Pittsburgh Steelers a 31-24 comeback victory over the Baltimore Ravens in an AFC divisional playoff game Saturday.