On the FOX NFL Sunday pregame show, I said how great it would be for the Steelers and Raiders to be meeting in the playoffs again. They were such a big rival for me when I played, and the last time they met in the playoffs was 1984, when Howie Long was playing for the Raiders in Los Angeles.
Now, that's a long time ago, folks.
Well, that matchup looked possible before Sunday's games. The Steelers took care of the Bengals for the second time this season, but the Raiders got whipped down in Miami.
They really weren't in the game. Mike Nolan really has been dialing up the right defenses for the Dolphins as they have turned around their season. I don't believe they have saved Tony Sparano's job, but they are playing for pride and dominating.
Nobody has stuffed the Raiders' running game like the Dolphins did. Michael Bush had 18 yards on 10 carries. Yep, I think they need Darren McFadden back as soon as possible.
I have no explanation for how the Raiders and ...