The entire saga surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers and their All-Pro running back, Le’Veon Bell, has highlighted the ugly reality of the business side of football.
The Pittsburgh Steelers just wrapped up a 13-win season in which they won the AFC North and secured a first-round bye in the playoffs. Over the last four seasons, they’ve been a perennial contender, racking up 45 wins. In the last decade, they’ve won a Super Bowl and been the runner-up in another. Future Hall of Fame quarterback Ben Roethlisberger continues to play at a high level, and they’ve drafted incredibly well: the successes of Antonio Brown and Le’Veon Bell, two of the most dominant position players in the league, are a testament to that fact.
As the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons prepare to face off in Super Bowl LI, former Cardinal Cameron Fleming, Austin Hooper, Jordan Richards and Levine Toilolo are getting ready to step onto football’s biggest stage.
Stanford alumni had a dominant display in the Wild Card round of the 2017 NFL playoffs. Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin stole the show and a stole a touchdown in Seahawks’s 26-6 victory over the Detroit Lions.
This post has been updated to reflect the practice squad signings of Ben Gardner, Ed Reynolds and Aziz Shittu. With NFL teams announcing final cuts on Sunday, five members of Stanford’s 2016 class have successfully made the transition from Saturday to Sunday nights and find themselves on NFL 53-man rosters, bringing the number of former Cardinal in…
While a lot of people like to give grades to NFL teams about their draft, I’m going to switch the script a little bit. Instead, I’m going to give some grades to the matches between the (former) Cardinal players and their new NFL teams
Super Bowl Sunday is almost upon us. Few events—in sports, in pop culture and in life—resonate with the nation enough to have a day set aside for as many people as Super Bowl Sunday. Hardcore football fans, casual sports fans, Black Eyed Peas fans, fans of commercials and anyone connected to any of those groups all come together for one Sunday of football.
And for once, I honestly don’t care who wins. At all.