Nov 152011
 

 

Don’t make the Football Gods angry. You wouldn’t like them when they’re angry. Clearly, the NFL’s illustrious commissioner ran afoul of them with his harebrained proposal to increase the schedule to 18 games. And the Football Gods have shown the Ginger Dictator who’s boss.

A little less than a week ago, I featured a guest post by my good buddy Hennessey. The theme of his piece was, “What would the Pittsburgh Steelers do if they lost Ben Roethlisberger?”  Stay calm, Steeler Nation, Big Ben is fine. However, that post turned out to be an eerie prediction of things to come for a number of other NFL teams.

Hennessey, if you’re reading this, hook a brother up with this week’s Lotto numbers?

When the story of the 2011 season is written, yesterday will be known as Black Monday. Two AFC teams with playoff aspirations lost their starting quarterbacks for the year. Matt Cassel of the Kansas City Chiefs suffered “a hand injury” which appears to be very serious. The Houston Texans’ Matt Schaub has suffered a Lisfranc injury which is a fancy way of saying he hurt his foot really really bad. Then there is the Dream Team, the Philadelphia Eagles, who revealed their quarterback had two broken ribs which would likely keep him out of action indefinitely.
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Terrelle Pryor Already Suspended By NFL

 Posted by at 9:17 am  Charlie Batch, Ginger Dictator, Terrelle Pryor  Comments Off on Terrelle Pryor Already Suspended By NFL
Aug 182011
 

Sometimes you read something that is just too good to pass up.

This is a Pittsburgh Steelers blog.  But sometimes I’ll write about other things related to the sports scene here in the Steel City.  This is one of those times.  And, hey, it does tangentially tie in with the Steelers in a roundabout way.

Pittsburgh high school phenom Terrelle Pryor has been suspended by the NFL.  “Wait,” you may ask, “isn’t he still in college?” Indeed he is, although that will change when he’s taken in next week’s Supplemental Draft.  The lucky team choosing Pryor will have to wait five weeks to see what they’ve gotten themselves into as [intlink id=”8″ type=”category”]Roger Goodell[/intlink] has proactively decided to suspend him for flouting NCAA rules.

God bless the Ginger Dictator.  Only he would have the balls to punish a guy not even under his jurisdiction for an offense which isn’t even illegal under the by-laws of his league.
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