The entire situation surrounding the quarterback position and the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason has been confusing. First, Ben Roethlisberger decides to leave the team and all the fans blowing in the wind while he contemplates his future, and then the team decides to give a new contract to backup Landry Jones for no apparent reason. So, with all that, when head coach Mike Tomlin decides to take a strong stance about the team’s quarterback plans, it does come off a bit confusing. I’ve never been a big critic of Tomlin, but this is something different. Which succession plan are you talking about, coach? The one where Roethlisberger fell into the team’s lap in the first round of the 2004 NFL
It has been a busy couple of days for the NFL owners, who have reportedly voted on 15 new rule proposals and on the relocation of the Raiders. One of these rule proposals was prohibiting a player from leaping over the offensive line to block a field goal attempt. This rule change continues with the trend of the NFL trying to make the game safer to protect its players.
PHOENIX -- The Patriots pulled off what many considered a surprise free-agent signing when they acquired corner Stephon Gilmore. As it turns out, before they picked up the former Bills cover man, they inquried about a separate move that would have been