Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.
The thirst for additional wealth among the NFL owners simply cannot be slaked, and therefore those in charge of such decisions will likely push hard to move a team there if it results in even $1 more net per year. The question is, should an NFL team move to London?
From the moment the Steelers and Vikings took the field, it was evident the crowd at Wembley Stadium came from all walks of the National Football League’s international fan base.
In the city of Big Ben, it was Greg Jennings and Adrian Peterson who proved to be the biggest attractions.
Since the NFL adopted a 16-game regular-season schedule 35 years ago, less than 4 percent of teams that lost their first three games have qualified for the playoffs.
London, dressed in its finest Steelers’ gold, welcomed Steelers Nation, who are some of the best travelers in the NFL.
Day two in London began as any other Saturday would begin for the Steelers with a walk through, and then it was on to meet the fans on more time before the game is played.
A bit bleary-eyed from an overnight flight, Steelers Nation arrived across the river from Parliament and Big Ben anxious for adventure.
Wembley Stadium may be the home of the England National Football Team, but will be filled with fans watching the Pittsburgh Steelers play against the Minnesota Vikings in an NFL regular season game on Sunday, September 29.
Paul Bessire, better known by the name of his simulation program, “The Prediction Machine,” joined The Fan Morning Show in his regular weekly spot on Thursday to make his picks for Week 4 of the NFL season.
Steelers linebacker Larry Foote joins Andrew once again for his weekly show at Monte Cello’s.
A trip to Wembley Stadium in London will not keep the Pittsburgh Steelers from fixing errors and preparing for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are 0-3 and are heading across the pond to take on the Minnesota Vikings in London Sunday afternoon.
Post-Gazette reporter and Steelers insider for 93-7 The Fan Ed Bouchette joined The Fan Morning Show on Monday in his regular weekly spot to look back at the Steelers’ 40-23 loss to the Bears.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took his skills and love of football overseas Tuesday, visiting London and promoting Steelers football.