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WATCH: Shirtless Fan Spotted In The Stands In Minneapolis In Below Freezing Temperatures

There is always one at cold weather games. There is always at least one fan that thinks he needs to take his shirt off even though it is incredibly cold outside. It doesn't matter if it is below freezing. Someone does it anyway--and sure enough, even though it is well below freeing in Minneapolis there is one guy baring it all.Normally, it is someone with a little more natural insulation...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minnesota Vikings DL Everson Griffen Uses Beautiful Fake Spin To Sack Russell Wilson

Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Everson Griffen had a heck of a year with 10.5 sacks during the regular season. The big man is definitely a force to be reckoned with on the line, and has to be a priority to stop for any offensive line that faces him. That is something the Seattle Seahawks offensive line knows is easier said than done.They certainly couldn't stop him on this third...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Seattle Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin Makes Catch of The Year Candidate

Doug Baldwin has emerged this season as one of the premier receiving threats in the NFL. With the help of Russell Wilson he led the league in the regular season with 14 receiving touchdowns. Many off them were great catches, but his best catch of the season didn't come till the second half of Sunday's wild card game against Minnesota--and it was a beauty.Well done Mr. Baldwin. Well...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Former Minnesota Vikings Coach Bud Grant Is 88 And Doesn't Care How Cold It Is

I don't know if the guys that warmed up in shorts and short sleeve shirts or no-sleeve shirts saw former Minnesota Vikings head coach Bud Grant on the field before the game or something, but if they did it could explain why they didn't dress for the weather. It had nothing to do with being able to handle the weather. They just didn't want to be shown up by an 88-year old man.During...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Some Seahawks Players Warmed Up In Shorts And No Sleeves With The Temp Below Zero

The Minnesota-Seattle game will go down as the third coldest game in NFL history with the team at game time below zero and well below zero when you factor in the wind chill. Much has been about the preparations being made by both sides and for fans to combat the cold, but it seems like some guys just don't care.When it came time for warm-ups they didn't bother dressing for the weather...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Jon Ryan's Face Plant End Up Being The Decisive Play Of The Seahawks-Vikings Game?

In a perfect world, playoff games would be played in perfect conditions and the best team would win in a well-played, hard-fought game. However, as we all know after watching penalties play a crucial role in Pittsburgh win over Seattle that is not always the case.After one half of the Seattle-Minnesota game it is clear that offense is going to be hard to come by. Hopefully the two...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict Makes It Clear What He Knows During Post-Game Interview

With the plays that he made during the game, good and bad, the media was certainly going to want to talk to Vontaze Burfict. He did actually have one thing to say; that Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter was talking trash on the field which is what Adam Jones reacted to and was flagged. Otherwise he tried to do his own version of the Marshawn Lynch interview.Maybe since he knows...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pittsburgh Weather Woman Zings Cincinnati Fans While Doing Forecast

When your team wins you have earned the right to brag a little and maybe even talk a little trash--as long as you don't go overboard or vulgar with it. A weather woman in Pittsburgh didn't go overboard or get vulgar when she zinged Cincinnati in her forecast.No, her trash talk was just right--and hialrious: #Pittsburgh KDKA weather lady owning Cincy. #PITvsCIN #GotEm pic.twitter...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Turf On Houston Texans Field Catches Fire Thanks To Pregame Pyrotechnics

At anytime during the game Saturday Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien probably wouldn't have minded if his offense had caught fire. Prior to the game the turf actually did catch fire for a moment. During the team's entrance a whole bunch of pyrotechnics went off and it appears that they caused part of the field to catch fire.The game went on as scheduled so it was clearly nothing...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Le'Veon Bell Shares Thoughts About Vontaze Burfict On Twitter During Wild Card Game

Vontaze Burfict is going to be talked about quite a bit in the coming days after the way he ended the game Saturday night against the Steelers. he had been playing hard, but legal yet in the final minutes of the game he seemed to lose it and started making some really stupid mistakes that helped the Steelers win.His hit on Ben Roethlisberger was harsh, but scary earlier in the game...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Referees Stand Between Bengals And Steelers Halves Of the Field During Warm-Ups

The league tried to do whatever it could to keep/discourage the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals from even thinking about getting into it before the game started Saturday night. They warned both teams during the week leading up to the game, and just to make sure no one got any crazy ideas the whole crew spread out around the fifty yard line during warm-ups.Of course when...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison Uses Popular Bengals Phrase In Message To Steelers Fans

Like the rest of the Pittsburgh Steelers, James Harrison was pretty happy to have beaten the Cincinnati Bengals in their own stadium Saturday night. So after the game he went ahead and filmed a short message to Steelers fans everywhere talking about next week's game in Denver.Just because he can he went ahead and used a popular Bengals phrase: Read more »
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Vontaze Burfict Try To Talk Trash As Antonio Brown Was Helped Off Field?

Vontaze Burfict had some really good moments in Saturday's wild card game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but no one is going to talk about them since it was his worst play that impacted the end of the game--nearly taking off Antonio Brown's head.But did the good times end their for Burfict? Maybe--but it looks like he may have tried to talk a little trash to Brown as he was being...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Bengals DB Adam Jones Commits Personal Foul To Put Steelers In Easy Field Goal Range

The Bengals played a good game for the most part. Had they been able to maintain control over their emotions they would have probably won the game Saturday night against the Steelers--but they didn't. A penalty on Vontaze Burfict put the Steelers in range to attempt a field goal, but then another by Adam Jones put them into easier field goal range.Which is why he was on the bench...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict Nearly Decapitates Steelers WR Antonio Brown

Even after Ryan Shazier forced a fumble to give the Steelers another chance, the Bengals were still in control of the game--that is, until Vontaze Burfict lost control. With 22 seconds left in the game and with the Steelers needing at least another fifteen yards to even think about kicking a field goal, Burfict decides to put a shoulder into Antonio Brown's head.He tried to pass...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Causes Game Saving Fumble

Marvin Lewis was finally going to win a playoff game. A.J. McCarron put the team ahead with a touchdown pass, Vontaze Burfict intercepted Landry Jones, and all he had to do was run out the clock. However, since the Steelers did have all of their timeouts they needed to a first down in order to run out the clock.So he ran the ball with Jeremy Hill on first down, Ryan Shazier stripped...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict And A Bunch Of Teammates Run To Locker Room After Late Game Interception

Vontaze Burfict appeared to have made the play of the game when he hit Ben Roethlisberger and knocked him out of the game (for the time being), but the he topped it later with what could have/should have been the play of the game--an interception off of Landry Jones with less than two minutes to play.After making a great play on the ball he got a little stupid though. Read more »
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

A.J. McCarron Buck Another Trend But This Time For Cincinnati Bengals Quarterbacks

Earlier this season Bengals quarterback A.J. McCarron bucked one very long trend when he did something that no other quarterback from Alabama had done in a very long time--he started and won a game in the NFL. Heading into Saturday's wild card game with the Pittsburgh Steelers the Bengals were hoping that he would buck another quarterback trend; one of theirs.The last five times...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Bengals Fans Throw Trash At Ben Roethlisberger As He Is Taken Back To Locker Room

The worst thing possible happened to the Pittsburgh Steelers early in the fourth quarter against Cincinnati--they lost quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to injury. After he made it back over to the sideline Roethlisberger was taken back to the locker room on a cart. Being the nasty rivals that they are, the Bengals fans decided it was a good idea to throw trash at him as he rode by...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Takes Massive Hit From Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict

Should the Pittsburgh Steelers go on to beat the Bengals they may have to start Landry Jones next week. Early in the fourth quarter Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict laid a massive (and clean) hit on Ben Roetlisberger. With how he hit the ground it would not be shocking to find out his collarbone was damaged to some degree.He was carted back to the locker room shortly after making...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Drills Bengals RB Giovani Bernard

One thing you can count on whenever the Bengals and Steelers take the field is that there will be a whole lot of hitting going on. Now there is a lot of hitting in every game, but I'm not talking about just any old hits. I'm talking about the kind that makes a player's girlfriend's mother wince in pain when it happens.Hits like the one Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier put on Bengals...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Arnold Schwarzenegger Has A Message For J.J. Watt Following Texans Loss To Chiefs

If you ever needed a reason to think that being J.J. Watt is awesome his friendship with the Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, is it. All the Watt did was attempt his best impersonation of the former California governor that made it online, Schwarzenegger saw it, tweeted his appreciation of it.  The rest, much like the Texans season, is history. Read more »
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers DB William Gay Flagged For Celebrating Touchdown That Didn't Count

Early in the second half of the Steelers-Bengals game Saturday it looked for a brief moment like Pittsburgh had blow the game open. The defense forced A.J. McCarron to fumble, Cam Thomas recovered it, but then fumbled it when he was tackled. William Gay recovered it and appeared to return it for the first touchdown of the game.Gay, being the wild and crazy guy that he is, celebrated...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Bengals DB Shawn Williams Destroys Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (who still makes the catch)

With the Steelers missing a first string running back and the Bengals a first string quarterback the defenses have taken over the spotlight in the Pittsburgh Steelers-Cincinnati Bengals wild card game. Late in the first half the Steelers were trying to put some more points in the board. The Bengals, of course, had something to say about that.While Shawn Williams did stop Markus Wheaton...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Ass't Coach Mike Munchak Is Going To End Up Paying For Temporarily Losing His Freaking Mind

Mike Muchak was one of the best in the game back in his playing days, and while his stint as head coach of the Tennessee Titans didn't go very well, he is certainly one of the better offensive line coaches in the league. However, he is going to have to come up with an incredible excuse to keep from having to pay a hefty fine after what he did during the Steelers-Bengals wild card...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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