The NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It’s probably the most delicate and toxic topic we’ll ever discuss in sports.
When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (3-3) made their final injury report available before their home game against the Washington Redskins on Sunday, October 28, 2012, with some good hopeful and good news. While four players are ruled out, center Maurkice Pouncey will return to the field of play and running back Issac Redman says he’s “ready to go”.
The Fan’s Jim Colony made his usual trip down to the South Side this week, where he caught up with Steelers’ center Maurkice Pouncey for their regular “In Depth With Maurkice Pouncey” spot and also chatted with cornerback Ike Taylor and defensive end Ziggy Hood.
NFL on FOX play-by-play broadcaster Sam Rosen will be calling the Redskins vs. Steelers game at Heinz Field on Sunday at 1 p.m., and with that in mind, he joined The Fan Morning Show on Friday to preview the matchup.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Slowly, but surely, the Steelers got back to “Steeler football” against the Bengals, as, slowly, but surely, their running game has climbed from pro football’s basement to 25th in the league entering Sunday’s game against visiting Washington.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Dan Snyder might be one of the more ridiculed owners in sports. His typically well-financed teams have underachieved significantly, so it stands to reason. But former Redskin and current Steelers defensive back Ryan Clark challenges conventional wisdom.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — A valiant effort by a depleted offensive line was a big part of the Steelers’ win in Cincinnati, and rookie Mike Adams is happy after finally having seen that effort on film.
Former Penn State and current Redskins running back Evan Royster joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday to chat about his team’s upcoming matchup with the Steelers.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — As long as the Steelers consistently put the game in the hands of Ben Roethlisberger, the quarterback says, in turn, he’ll gladly put it in the hands of tight end Heath Miller.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Steelers got what Mike Tomlin might call an above-the-line effort from their backup offensive linemen in a win at Cincinnati last Sunday, and now their most above-the-line lineman looks ready to rejoin the team.
Afternoon drive host for Washington’s 106-7 The Fan and former Pro Bowl linebacker LaVar Arrington joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday to preview the
It appears as though the Steelers wanted to give former draft pick Thaddeus Gibson another look.
If the NFL owners and players can agree on a new labor agreement, we can tell you who the Steelers will play this preseason.