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Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Tomlin Goes From Black & Gold To Black & Blue

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.

12/06/2013

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

NFL Fines Steelers’ Tomlin $100,000 For Sideline Interference Against Ravens

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.

12/04/2013

Detroit Lions fans cheer on Thanksgiving Day. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Keidel: Feasting On Football

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.

11/28/2013

Ben Roethlisberger (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Keidel: Trading Big Ben Would Be A Big Blunder

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.

11/15/2013

Tony Dorsett during a game in 1986. (Photo by Ken Levine/Allsport/Getty Images)

Keidel: Tears For Tony — Sad Stage Set For The Great Dorsett

Keidel says: Sadly, the dollar signs and the death certificates go on Roger Goodell’s resume. Maybe he will soon see that killing the player is the same as killing the game.

11/08/2013

Bill Belichick (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images), Willie Colon (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Jets’ Colon On Rival Patriots: ‘I Just Hate Them’

Willie Colon is new to the Jets-Patriots rivalry. But he saw enough in his six years in Pittsburgh to form an opinion of New York’s nemesis.

10/16/2013

A screengrab of the NFL's 'A Crucial Catch' website. (credit: NFL.com/Pink)

NFL Pink Push Star Honored At Weekend Jets Game

A fan who credits a Jets game with alerting her to what turned out to be breast cancer served as an honorary captain for the Jets’ game against the Pittsburgh Steelers this weekend.

10/14/2013

Rex Ryan of the New York Jets calls a timeout in the first half against the Pittsburgh Steelers on October 13, 2013. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Jets’ Letdown To Steelers Oh-So-Predictable

Denver over Jacksonville may have been the clear-cut choice of many knockout pool players, but count me as one Jets fan who could see Sunday’s exasperating 19-6 home loss to Pittsburgh coming from a mile away.

10/14/2013

Jets quarterback Geno Smith throws the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers on October 13, 2013. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Palladino: Jets’ Game Plan Too Conservative For Geno Smith

For all that went wrong, some of Smith’s problems were the fault of the coaching staff. Rex Ryan and Marty Mornhinweg called a conservative game, so much so that they hamstrung the rookie from what he does best.

10/14/2013

(Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Reacting To A Jets Loss

The good vibrations that recently surrounded Rex Ryan, Geno Smith and the New York Jets were shelved yesterday afternoon at MetLife Stadium, as the Steelers knocked Rexy’s Gang Green down a few pegs with a 19-6 win.

WFAN–10/14/2013

Wide Receiver Stephen Hill of the New York Jets stretches for the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers on October 13, 2013 at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Jets Let Chances Slip By In Week 6 Loss To Steelers

Rex Ryan feels the Jets must strive for consistency. “We’re striving for consistency and we’re not quite there. We have to get there in a hurry,” Ryan said.

10/13/2013

Running Back Le'Veon Bell #26 of the Pittsburgh Steelers gets tackled by safety Antonio Allen #39 of the New York Jets on October 13, 2013 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Geno And The Jets Take A Step Back, Fall To 3-3 After Loss To Steelers

Geno Smith was intercepted twice as the Jets lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers 19-6. Gang Green’s record now stands at 3-3.

10/13/2013

Antonio Cromartie (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jets Cornerback Antonio Cromartie Is Active For Clash With Steelers

The Jets are boosted ahead of Sunday’s matchup with the Steelers as cornerback Antonio Cromartie is active.

10/13/2013

Geno Smith (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Winless Steelers Looking To Derail Geno Smith And The High-Flying Jets

“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.”

10/12/2013

Jerricho Cotchery (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

‘Adopted’ By Steelers, Cotchery Says Jets Game Is No Homecoming

Ask Cotchery if Sunday will serve as a homecoming of sorts when he and the rest of the Steelers play at the Meadowlands and Cotchery just shakes his head. “I’ve been adopted by the Steelers, man,” he says.

10/11/2013

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