Pittsburgh Steelers

Weekend Notes
The Peterson Fallout
The Peterson Fallout
The NFL suffered a big blow when a district court judge ruled against the league on Adrian Peterson's appeal. The matter isn't over, but it shines a light on Roger Goodell's unwieldy power and the need for a more uniform discipline policy
By Greg A. Bedard
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – AFC North Offseason
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – AFC North Offseason
Andy previews the offseason for AFC North teams. Plus, conversations with Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and The MMQB's Robert Klemko
By Andy Benoit
Andy & Other Andy
Projecting the NFL Draft: AFC North
Draft Projections: AFC North
Throughout draft season, our NFL film-study maven Andy Benoit and college football know-it-all Andy Staples will break down the needs of all 32 teams and suggest which prospects would be the best fit. This week, we focus on a division in which three of the four quarterbacks are being scrutinzed about their long-term viability. (Rest easy, Flacco)
By Benoit & Staples
The MMQB Mailbag
The Super Bowl Mailbag
The Super Bowl Mailbag
Why Big Ben v. Brady likely will open the 2015 season. Plus thoughts on Johnny Manziel entering rehab and answers to your questions about Roger Goodell's future as NFL commissioner and Darren Sharper's chances for the Hall of Fame
By Peter King
Talking Football
Al Michaels: Voice of the Super Bowl
Al Michaels: Voice of the Super Bowl
The legendary play-by-play man on calling his ninth Super Bowl, the criticism of his comments on commissioner Goodell and the Mueller Report, and his favorite telecast of all time (hint: it’s not the Miracle on Ice)
By Jenny Vrentas
On Further Review
The New Noll
The New Noll
Chuck Noll stayed 23 years in Pittsburgh. With 10 playoff wins in seven years and a patient boss, John Harbaugh could be on his way to a similar stature in Baltimore. The Ravens coach would consider it ‘the ultimate accomplishment’
By Peter King
MMQB Extra
Troy Polamalu Might Have Played His Last Game in Black and Gold
Troy Polamalu Might Have Played His Last Game in Black and Gold
Slowed by age and injuries, the safety didn’t have an impact year and made zero splash plays in the Steelers’ wild-card loss to the Ravens
By Peter King
Talking Football
Antonio Brown Is Ready for the Ravens
Antonio Brown: Ready for the Ravens
The Steelers’ fifth-year receiver had a season for the ages, but it will amount to little if he doesn’t help Pittsburgh get past its old nemeses in the wild-card round. A Killer B opens up about preparation, playing big and facing Baltimore
By Jenny Vrentas
Game Plan
Cincy’s Goal: ‘Exorcise the Elephant in the Room’
Cincy's Goal: 'Exorcise the Elephant in the Room'
Andy Dalton and the Bengals have played on three straight wild-card weekends, and lost every time. Opportunity No. 4 comes Sunday. A Cincinnati coach talks about all the pressure. Plus, another spotlight player and 10 more things to watch
By Peter King
Analytics
Year in Review: Passing, Offense Trending Up
Year in Review: Passing, Offense Trending Up
Aaron Rodgers' overall production in 2014 matched up as one of the best seasons ever by a quarterback. Plus, Russell Wilson's legs carried him into elite company and a look at more analytical trends that surfaced