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Both have ample hardware. If winning is still the quintessential QB metric, then Ben Roethlisberger is indeed better than Eli Manning, says Jason Keidel.
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.
Mike Tomlin was not penalized during the game for a rule violation. He called the play “embarrassing, inexcusable, illegal and a blunder” on Tuesday but stressed it was not intentional.
Geno Smith was intercepted twice as the Jets lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers 19-6. Gang Green’s record now stands at 3-3.
“It’s a Mike Tomlin-coached football team, so we know they’re going to be prepared,” Jets head coach Rex Ryan said. “They’re going to be hungry coming in here.”
So far, 14 HC/GM positions have been filled over the last month, and all by white men. That must change says Keidel.
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Plaxico Burress has gone back to where his career began. He re-joined the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday.
Backup quarterback used to be considered a vital position. However, many teams are gambling that they aren’t going to suffer key quarterback injuries.
You can parse the particulars, from the Giants’ 182 total yards to their wretched special teams. But strip the stats and you’ll see that the Steelers just wanted to win more.
Football may be a zero-sum business, but life, often gray and messy, is not. We have tragedy. We adjust. We clean. We recover. And sometimes, while we’re busy with all that, close is good enough.
After delivering so many times with late comebacks and big performances, Eli Manning and the Giants couldn’t provide a happy ending for the storm-ravaged fans who came to see them against the Steelers.