Good Tuesday to you Steelers’ fans.
When it comes to my Steelers, I’m a traditionalist. That doesn’t mean I’m not open to certain change but at the very simplest level, I like what I like. For starters, I have one major request. I would like to see our main uniform return to the block numerals and move away from the more “streamlined” ones we’ve had since the 90’s. The logo patch, which also appeared with the numerals change is OK with me. The block numerals are just ‘cleaner’ in my opinion and ya, they also remind me of the 70’s teams. As for the color rush uniforms, they are far and away the best ones in the NFL so they need to stay for a game each season. What I would like to see however is an all-white color rush for road games. The Steelers briefly went white on white back in the 60’s but it didn’t stick. I find it weird when one team does a color rush uni, while the opponent stays in a normal uniform. If we are going “all-in” with this “Oregon Ducks” stuff then let’s have both teams go there. So to summarize, bring back the block numerals permanently. Keep the color rush unis and give me the white pants once a season. I’m really not asking too much am I? Oh and a message to Nike, the official NFL supplier of uniforms, keep your opinions to yourself! The TEAM will tell you if they’d like changes not you.
I’m not a big fan of ESPN’s college football expert Paul Fienbaum but there’s no denying he has his finger on the pulse of college football as much as anyone. He has been fairly positive about the sport happening this fall but it sounds like he’s starting to waver and his comments make sense. “I’ve gone from incredibly positive to pause, because it is too early and we don’t know yet,” Finebaum said. “I’m hearing more gloom and doom this week than I’ve heard in any week since early-to-mid April. Nobody is saying it and nobody wants to say it, because if you say the college football season is doubtful, the thought police come after you for disregarding the nation opening. But privately, many people are starting to doubt where we are. He added, “I think college football is even more diffcult than the NFL. There’s nowhere to go to be in a bubble. You have programs all over the country with different economic situations and testing protocols. I think even if we get to a season, you will see teams that will not play or will not play a full season. It’s going to be a jigsaw puzzle of epic proportions.” Feinbaum’s point as it pertains to is NFL folks is spot on. There are things NFL teams can do that colleges cannot. Therefore I’m holding out hope that the NFL can get “some” semblance of a season out together.
Tweet of the Day… And here we go again.
Former Penn State QB Michael Robinson on @nflnetwork ripping Big Ben: "If the leadership was truly there, you may still have an Antonio Brown [in Pittsburgh]. You may still have Le'Veon Bell [with the Steelers]."
National football media loves to blame Ben. For everything.
— Andrew Fillipponi (@ThePoniExpress) June 22, 2020
OK sure. If Ben Roethlisberger were a better leader then Brown wouldn’t have lost his F’in mind, Martavis Bryant would have easily defeated his own personal demons and Mason Rudolph would have made the Pro Bowl. My goodness are these guys beating a dead horse or what?
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