Yinzburgh Stillers 2018 Preview

Well, holy hell. Wasn't that AFC Championship Game the throwdown everyone, expected, and deserved? Two titans of the AFC having yet another remtatch to see who is who? Two greats, with history, both recent, and historically, to add to their legacy? Steelers and Patriots, two rivals vying for for supremacy

HAWT PRESEASON AXXSHUN! Thursday Night

WEEK ONE OF THE PRESEASON WOOOOOOOOOO.... Who's ready to watch sixth-round draft picks from Middle Tennessee State run into undrafted guys from Cal-Poly and Mount Union?! This is our methadone for the four weeks, before our six month heroin bender begins. 24 teams (that's 75% of the league; MATH!) play tonight. Here's

2018-2019 Chicago Bears Preview

Photo Credit: Some Weird Youtube Video with Adrian Amos Every year of my football-watching life, the off-season has been a giant slog punctuated by tiny dopamine hits along the otherwise slow, cruel, and seemingly endless march to opening kickoff. As soon as the Super Bowl was over, I craved football's return.

The NFL Solves the Anthem “Problem”

INT. CORPORATE BOARDROOM - DAY ROGER GOODELL: ...and with the anthem becoming such a huge distraction, they told me you might be able to help.  Distract from the distraction, as it were... DARREN ROVELL: Oh, I've got your solution.  Take a look. DARREN ROVELL fires up a projector, as a generic rendition of the

AFL Beat 2018 Round 19

This week, Welcome to Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat! *** Round 18 Recaps and Highlights The Round started off with an Elimination game for Essendon.  The Bombers were hosting the Sydney Swans and desperately needed to win to maintain any hopes of playing finals. The game was close for about three quarters and then

AFL Beat: 2018 Round 18

This week, Welcome to Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat! *** Round 18 Recaps and Highlights The Round began on Australian Friday Night (North American late Thursday/ early Friday) with the Richmond Tigers taking on the St. Kilda Saints. Was I going to wake up early to watch this one? Only the fourth quarter and