Each week, various members of the Helmet2Helmet forum community — known as Team Ugly (which includes yours truly) — will analyze, criticize, praise, and mock all of the happenings from the prior week of NFL action in their own unique way.
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Week nine did not provide any great surprises, but a few minor ones did catch our attention. It started with Kansas City being Kansas City and ended with Philadelphia being, well, Philadelphia. In between we saw a myriad of teams being like themselves. Boring? Perhaps, but a trend has not escaped Team Ugly in the last couple of weeks.
Ending drives in field goals, even successful ones, may be better than nothing but it is not a ticket to success. We’re not talking about the obvious differences, where a teams loses 21-17 and points to that one possession that was the difference on the scoreboard. Ratchet that up one notch and you have the difference between the Steeler...