1. Pittsburgh Steelers: Playoff Loss Potentially Has Major Implications for Future

    As the whole world watches Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos ' ascension to the divisional round of the NFL playoffs to face the New England Patriots , it is time for the Pittsburgh Steelers to pick up the pieces of a once dominant defense...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 4,267 reads 62 comments

  2. Grading and Analyzing Each Non-Playoff NFL Team's Base to Build Around

    The Detroit Lions will face the New Orleans Saints in the playoffs this weekend just three seasons since going winless throughout the whole regular season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 3,019 reads 20 comments

  3. Minnesota Vikings: Jared Allen Is Clearly the Defensive Player of the Year

    In American sports, unlike most worldwide, a player's team must be successful more often than not if they are to win individual awards. This ideology doesn't really make sense to me in most sports...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 1,312 reads 42 comments

  4. Pittsburgh Steelers: Bryant McFadden Could Give the Steelers an Edge in Denver

    The Pittsburgh Steelers have injury concerns on both sides of the football as they head to Denver to face the Broncos and Tim Tebow ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 982 reads 9 comments

  5. Grading the New England Patriots Offensive Groups of the 2011 NFL Regular Season

    The New England Patriots have found themselves in the NFL playoffs once again after locking up a number one seed in the AFC. Here is a quick look back at how the pieces that got them there performed during the 2011 NFL regular season...

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  6. Manchester City's 3-0 Victory over Liverpool Highlights Team's Transfer Failings

    There are always those jibes about teams with money that "buy" titles and have it easy because they can throw money at holes until they are filled...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 3,787 reads 88 comments

  7. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Analyzing Matt Miller's Pittsburgh Steelers Predictions

    Matt Miller is Bleacher Report's lead NFL writer and creator of New Era Scouting . Miller recently wrote his first full seven-round mock draft for the 2012 NFL draft...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 4,533 reads 62 comments

  8. Pittsburgh Steelers' Most Valuable Player No Longer Steps Inside the Numbers

    The Pittsburgh Steelers will face the Denver Broncos in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs this weekend. Despite only being a fifth seed in the AFC, the Steelers are in better shape to win a Super Bowl this year than they were in last year...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 1,039 reads 11 comments

  9. NFL Free Agency 2011: Grading the Biggest Signings After Their First NFL Season

    The 2011 NFL regular season is in the books, and it's time for the fruits of a season's work to be picked in the playoffs...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 2,424 reads 4 comments

  10. Antonio Brown: Scouting the Development of the Pittsburgh Steelers WR

    Before the beginning of the season, and the beginning of the offseason, I ranked the Pittsburgh Steelers receiving corp as the second-best group in the league. Since then I have lauded them for their depth and congruency ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 1,699 reads 4 comments

  11. 20 Personnel Decisions of the 2011 NFL Season Already Proven to Be Mistakes

    With the 2011 NFL playoffs in sight, the end of the football season is also on the horizon. Every NFL season has its fair share of bad decisions but the lockout preceding this one ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 9,768 reads 32 comments

  12. 5 NFL Teams Facing Must Wins in Week 15

    Considering the length of the NFL season, each week is vital no matter what team you are a part of. Unlike the MLB or NBA, teams cannot take days off and expect to make the playoffs, ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 7,611 reads 17 comments

  13. Liverpool FC: Andy Carroll Doesn't Fit Tactically or Stylistically in Liverpool

    The thought process is pretty simple. You've got one big one and one little one. The big one wins it and the little one uses it. It is one of the more simplistic approaches to creating football strike partnerships...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 5,000 reads 95 comments

  14. Marshawn Lynch and 9 NFL Players That Are Being Held Back by Their Teammates

    Marshawn Lynch 's explosion last night for the Seattle Seahawks against the Philadelphia Eagles wasn't a surprise to anyone that had watched Lynch in recent weeks...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 12,217 reads 87 comments

  15. NFL: 10 Most Impressive Rookies of the 2011 Season so Far

    Despite the NFL lockout that preceded this year's regular season, there has been plenty of impact made from this year's rookie class...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 5,626 reads 44 comments

  16. Manchester City's Roberto Mancini Leads Way for Chelsea's Andres Villas-Boas

    Andrés Villas-Boas' Chelsea side and Roberto Mancini's Manchester City side have many similarities off the field...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 1,686 reads 8 comments

  17. Kansas City Chiefs: Claiming Kyle Orton Was a Poor Decision by Scott Pioli

    Entering this season, I wrote that the Kansas City Chiefs were good quarterback play away from making a deep playoff run. Of course, I could never have predicted what was going to happen then...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 990 reads 13 comments

  18. Pittsburgh Steelers: Dropping Kemoeatu Reflects the Change in Offensive Identity

    The Pittsburgh Steelers will start another new offensive line combination this weekend, according to this report , however this time, there is no injury news to report with it...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 6,279 reads 44 comments

  19. New England Patriots: 2011 NFL Season is the Worst of Bill Belichick's Career

    During his tenure with the New England Patriots , Bill Belichick has won three Super Bowl titles. However, it has been over six years since he last won a Super Bowl, and three since his team last won a playoff game...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 5,528 reads 47 comments

  20. Pittsburgh Steelers: Ike Taylor Continues Steelers Tradition with All-Pro Season

    The Pittsburgh Steelers ' secondary has been considered the team's soft spot at times over the past five years. Despite the dominance of Troy Polamalu , when healthy, the unit as a whole generally receives as much criticism as Tim Tebow 's mechanics...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 1,673 reads 22 comments

  21. Indianapolis Colts: Cam Newton Proves "Suck for Luck" Campaign Is a Stupid Idea

    Cam Newton, of the Carolina Panthers , entered his rookie season as the No. 1 overall pick from the 2011 NFL draft. Newton has since gone on to tear up the record books and have scouts salivating over his skills...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 2,767 reads 4 comments

  22. Pittsburgh Steelers Receivers Have More Depth and Congruency Than Any Other

    During the 2011 NFL offseason, otherwise known as the lockout, I received a lot of criticism for placing the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiving corps second among all 32 NFL teams...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 1,926 reads 10 comments

  23. LaMarr Woodley Injury: Steelers Would Be Smart to Play Polamalu at Linebacker

    No, that headline is not a joke. The Pittsburgh Steelers face off against the Baltimore Ravens this week after a dominant display against the New England Patriots ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 1,526 reads 15 comments

  24. Patriots vs. Steelers: Pittsburgh Exposes Flaws That Will Affect Pats Long-Term

    There is no doubt that the Pittsburgh Steelers are an overwhelmingly talented football team, however the New England Patriots contributed to their own downfall also in the team's second loss of the season at Heinz Field...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 581 reads 18 comments

  25. Patriots' Win Proves Steelers' Defense Is Better Without James Farrior

    The Pittsburgh Steelers' dominant victory over the New England Patriots wasn't perfect, especially considering they only won by six points in the end...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about almost 3 years ago 1,038 reads 8 comments