When the Pittsburgh Steelers lost Ben Roethlisberger in week two, many expected the Steelers to finish with a bottom five record and draft his replacement in 2020. Instead, the team made the trade of the year, shipping off their first-round pick to the Miami Dolphins for unhappy safety Minkah Fitzpatrick. At the time, the Steelers were 0-2 and many wondered if the Steelers had just traded away a chance at Tua Tagovailoa for a safety. Instead, the duo of Mason Rudolph and Devlin Hodges managed to keep the Steelers in the playoff race till the final Sunday of the regular season.
There are only three things guaranteed in life. They are birth, death, and everyone in the city of Pittsburgh glad the Steelers got rid of that headache known as Antonio Brown. Since his trade to the Oakland Raiders in March, Brown has produced one major lapse in judgment after another. Steeler fans are much happier with promising rookie Diontae Johnson. The Steelers selected Johnson with the third-round pick they got from the Raiders for Brown.
Welcome back to the GPP/Tournament Plays article for Week 17. Let’s start by saying, any picks used or mentioned for cash games can be played in tournaments. I think that’s an important thing to know and can sometimes get confused whenever the two are mentioned separately. For that reason, I’ve tried to avoid mentioning my cash game plays for this article. Continue reading →
It’s week 17 and that means the 2019 NFL season is coming to an end. The playoff picture has cleared up in the NFC, as five teams have punched their ticket while the Eagles are in with a win over the Giants while the Cowboys are in with a win and an Eagles’ loss. In the AFC, five teams have punched their ticket as the Ravens have locked up the top seed while three teams, the Titans, Steelers, and Raiders all still have a shot to claim that last wild card spot. With all 16 games on Sunday for the only week this season, sports betters will be glued to the television all day long.
Only two more weeks remain in the 2019 NFL season. It seems like only yesterday preseason was winding up and everyone was waiting for kickoff Sunday. Now we are waiting for the final teams to punch their ticket to the postseason. There are two slots left in both the NFC and AFC and even a couple divisions still in play. It has definitely been a wild year so far and the final two weeks look to continue that trend. Injuries play a big role in a team’s success or failure, but unfortunately, injuries sometimes come at the worst possible times. Let’s take a look at what injuries might play a role in finalizing the playoff picture and possibly the playoffs as well. Continue reading →
Two weeks to go in the 2019 NFL season and the playoff picture is starting to come together. The most important game this week is between the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles. The winner of that game will control their destiny in the NFC East division race. With several critical games this week now is the time to put down some money to buy extra Christmas presents.
I knew an injury report without quarterbacks was too good to be true. As we get ready for Week 15 in the NFL, we return to having a quarterback on the report plus a number of other important pieces for each of the injured player’s teams. Continue reading →