With the 2014 NFL season in the books, the odds for the 2015 Super Bowl have already been released, and it’s not calling for a particularly impressive Steelers season.
Steelers LB Larry Foote joined The Fan Morning Show on Tuesday and the guys got his thoughts on his impending free agency and on the future of a number of his teammates.
The 3 big names dealing with injuries heading into the NFC Championship Game could all play. The 49ers figure to have both Carlos Rogers and Will Tukuafu ready to go, while Seattle’s Percy Harvin is a big question mark and will remain so up until kickoff.
Paul Bessire joined The Fan Morning Show in his regular weekly spot on Thursday to offer up the machine’s picks for this weekend’s conference championship games, and its end-of-season projection for the 2013-14 Penguins.
Former Steelers head coach and The NFL Today on CBS analyst Bill Cowher joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday to talk about the NFL playoffs, the coaching searches being conducted right now, and his career.
For those that want to attend the AFC Championship Game, making sure to purchase legitimate tickets is a big deal. Counterfeits are more popular all the time, especially as the playoffs arrive.
The news of the Seahawks restricting sales to this Sundays games to certain zip code has been met with mixed results. While some might not like it, it’s legal, and more importantly will not give Seattle’s any additional advantage. The only thing this move really does is add to the 49er fan base’s hatred of their division rival.
The Carolina Panthers were thrilled to get the first-round bye in the NFL playoffs because it meant one less game between them and the Super Bowl. They were also very grateful for it because it allowed a number of players to fully heal up.
When the San Diego Chargers went into Denver last month and beat the Broncos, no doubt some eyebrows were raised. Now, imagine if they do it again this Sunday.
The only two notable names that could miss this Sunday’s game between the 49ers and Panthers are Steve Smith and Carlos Rogers. While it’s unlikely that Smith will sit, it would not be a surprise to see Rogers not dressed. Regardless of what happens, both teams will be fine, and shouldn’t have to make any major adjustments.
The New Orleans Saints have lost a few players to injured reserve over the course of the season, but right now, they’re looking extremely healthy for those still on the active roster. With all 53 players at practice and some new methods implemented by coach Sean Payton, the Saints are as ready as they’ll ever be.
Andrew Luck showed last week that he takes advantage of just about every single offensive weapon that he has at his disposal, and gets the most out of his players. If one of those key components is missing, the whole machine could come to a screeching halt.
Former Steelers and Bills general manager and current senior advisor to the Philadelphia Eagles Tom Donahoe joined The Fan Morning Show on Friday to offer his thoughts on the Steelers, the NFL playoffs, and various other football topics.
With the divisional round of the playoffs this Sunday, fans will see their share of hotly contested battles and heart-stopping games resolved just as time expires. Which team is most likely to pull out a tough win on the road?
Paul Bessire joined The Fan Morning Show in his regular weekly spot to offer up the machine’s picks for this weekend’s divisional round games, as well as its predictions for the rest of the NFL playoffs.