Lil Terio Is With The Steelers, Bet The House On Pittsburgh
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Lil Terio Is With The Steelers, Bet The House On Pittsburgh

Kill 'emmmm.

Wild Card Weekend of the NFL Playoffs, otherwise known as a top three sports weekend of the year, is upon us. The Steelers have the Dolphins coming to town on Sunday. The Dophins aren't even going to know what hit them. It's going to be a massacre.

Antonio Brown, the best wideout in football, posted a live video of Lil Terio getting down in the Steelers locker room. That can only mean there's on thing you need to do. Bet everything on the Steelers to win the Super Bowl. It's a lock.

You don't bring a guy like Terio in to lose. Terio doesn't lose. He's the American Dream in living form. If the people around him are any version of smart, he's made some money off his internet stardom (RIP Vine). You can just feel the energy in that room. Steelers by 50 on Sunday.


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Lil Dicky Goes After NFL Players And It's Awesome (Video)

Pitting people against each other is as good as it gets.

The NFL is an intense profession to be in. It's undoubtedly the league with the most testosterone flowing around, seeing as grown men try and rip each other's heads off on a weekly basis for our enjoyment (thanks!).

With so much testosterone comes the thirst for insane competition. Every player in the league thinks he is the best at his position, even Sam Bradford, (though he isn't close to even a good quarterback, but I digress).

Lil Dicky, who somehow has unlimited access to NFL players in full uniform, tried to get Rob Gronkowski, Antonio Brown and Von Miller to say bad things about each other and filmed it. It's pretty comical, and shows just how trained these guys are by their team's PR staffs to say the politically correct thing.

Regardless, the video is pretty funny. And it let us know that Gronk really likes bananas, and might think they're berries. Gronk is the best.

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The Steelers Have the Hottest Sports Fan

Black and Yellow looks pretty freakin' good on Sofia Vergara.

While the top athletes in sports tend to garner tons of attention, so do the attractive wives of said athletes. You can't go a day without someone fawning over Ayeisha and Steph Curry. Or go a day without a headline article about how some athlete has "the hottest wife of all time". Or even a day without some tweet going viral with a picture of an attractive women captioned, "Even when (insert athlete's name) is losing, he's still winning."

WAGs are what is used to refer to the wives and girlfriends of famous athletes. Today we found out that the Steelers' most attractive WAG may actually be the famous wife of a pretty famous Steelers fan.

In an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Kimmel, modern family star Sofia Vergara detailed her husband's (famous actor Joe Manganiello) affinity for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Manganiello was born and raised in Pittsburgh and played sports there as an adolescent, so the fact that he's a fan of the team isn't shocking. Yet, the way she describes his team pride is hilarious and reminds us that Hollywood stars have the same type of passion for their team as us diehard fans do.

While Sofia Vergara also described her newfound love for the Steelers, she may want to work on putting a bit more effort into pronunciation of the player's names.

Here's Sofia sharing a bit about her husband's love for the Steelers and her shaky attempt at pronouncing the name of Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. (We should probably cut her some slack though, it's not exactly the easiest name to figure out.)

In response to her failed pronunciation attempt, the Steelers sent out a hilarious video via social media of "Big Ben" assisting her in the pronunciation of his name, followed by him gloriously welcoming her to Steelers nation. It can be seen here:

Editor's note: Hopefully she is in Philly this weekend when the Steelers take on the Eagles. If so, you are more than welcome to come to my tailgate, Sophia. More than welcome.

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The Best Offense Left In The NFL Playoffs Is...

This was a tough one.

As we approach Championship Sunday in the NFL, I take a look at which reaming team has the best offense. Before I begin, let me first acknowledge that all of these offenses are absolutely elite.

When determining which offense is best, I focused primarily on three main factors: the team's running attack, passing attack, and quarterback play. Of course, other factors such as dynamic play makers, offensive line play, and coaching were also taken into consideration.

I then averaged each team's ranking in the three respective categories to create an overall ranking. In the event of a tie in the overall rankings, I gave the tie-breaker to the team who has better quarterback play and coaching. Keep in mind, these ranking are based on what I have seen this season, specifically over the past one or two games.

Running Attack:
1. Pittsburg Steelers
2. Atlanta Falcons
3. New England Patriots
4. Green Bay Packers

My reasoning: I've got Pittsburg coming in at the top in the running attack rankings for one primary reason: Le'Veon Bell. His patience, change of speed, and vision are second to none in the NFL. Bell also has a stellar offensive line to run behind.

The Falcons are next thanks to duo of Devonta Freeman and Trevin Coleman. Both of whom have tremendous speed and ball-catching ability.

The Pats are third with the reemergence of Dion Lewis. Combining his explosiveness with LaGarrette Blount's power makes for a balanced attack.

Lastly, we have the Packers. I mean, Ty Montgomery is a wide receiver who is playing running back... and he's their starter.

Passing Attack:
1. Atlanta Falcons
2. Green Bay Packers
3. New England Patriots
4. Pittsburg Steelers

My reasoning: All of these teams can undoubtedly move the ball through the air. Atlanta earns my top ranking because they have so many ways to beat you. Whether it be their backs catching it out of the backfield or just throwing a jump ball to Julio Jones, Matt Ryan has a plethora of weapons at his disposal. Combine that with a dynamic play-caller in Kyle Shanahan, and you get the best passing attack.

Green Bay miraculously ranks second in the passing attack despite injuries to Jordy Nelson (ribs), Devonte Adams (ankle), Geronimo Allison (hamstring), and Jeff Janis (quadriceps). And it's all thanks to that bad, bad man Aaron Rodgers.

The Pats are third as they continue to prove they can beat you regardless of who Brady is throwing it to. And, by adding Dion Lewis to the backfield, New England adds another playmaker for Brady to throw to.

Despite having perhaps the league's best receiver in Antonio Brown, the Steelers are my worst ranked passing attack. I mean, they could not even score a single touchdown against Kansas City in the Divisional Round.

Quarterback Play:
1. Green Bay Packers
2. Atlanta Falcons
3. New England Patriots
4. Pittsburg Steelers

My reasoning: WOW. Is this the best group of Championship Sunday quarterbacks in the history of the NFL? All of these guys are straight up STUDS. Nevertheless, I am forced to rank them based on what I have seen to date, and more specifically over the past one or two games.

Taking home my number one ranking is Aaron Rodgers. And this one wasn't very hard. We may be witnessing the best eight-game stretch by an NFL quarterback ever. It doesn't seem to matter who he's throwing to; he will find a way to light up your defense. In my opinion, Rodgers is the league's MVP, but that is an argument for a different day.

Matt Ryan earns the second spot. And he deserves this ranking. Does he have the pedigree of Brady or Roethlisberger? Absolutely not. But he is having an outstanding year, has a ton of weapons to throw to, and just lit up the Seahawks for 36 points (and it could have been more).

Mr. Brady is third after struggling against the Texans last week in Foxborough. Despite last week's performance, I fully expect Brady to play very well against the Steelers on Sunday.

Lastly I have Big Ben. He just hasn't been the same big-time, playoff stallion that we've seen in the past. But he can change that narrative by beating the Pats this weekend.

Overall Rankings:
1. Atlanta Falcons (Average=1.67)
2. Green Bay Packers (Average=2.33)
3. New England Patriots (Average=3)
4. Pittsburg Steelers (Average=3)

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The Four Hottest Teams Will Play For Spots In The Super Bowl

An NFL Divisional Round recap.

As the divisional round comes to a close, the four hottest teams are headed to championship weekend. The Steelers have won nine straight games, the Patriots have railed off eight in a row, it's been five straight for Atlanta, and of course, eight straight for the Packers. These four teams are getting ready to play for their respective conference championships and each have their work cut out for them.

In the first game on Saturday, the Atlanta Falcons proved very quickly that they are for real. Matt Ryan proved all the haters wrong on Saturday carving up the Seattle defense for over 300 yards and three touchdowns.

The Seahawks defense looked gassed all game trying to keep up with the high-powered Atlanta offense. Seattle's offense was never really able to get anything going and Russell Wilson felt the heat throughout, throwing away two interceptions.

The Falcons will look to knock off red hot Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, but they will have the home field advantage in the Georgia Dome.

Later on Saturday, the Texans took on the Patriots. Houston hung around for longer than most people thought, down just one point at half time. But in the second half, Tom Brady and the Pats had their way with the number one defense in the league.

Brady had another Brady day and the Pats steamrolled the Texans after the break. The Pats have a daunting task in the Pittsburgh offense, who was slowed down a bit against Kansas City, but is always capable of hanging 30.

Then Sunday came and the most anticipated matchup of the weekend lived up to the hype. The Packers and Cowboys played a classic, going back and forth in the fourth quarter.

Mason Crosby put a 50-plus yard dagger into the hearts of Cowboys nation (twice) and sent the disappointed Cowboy fans home. It was a classic case of another spectacular performance from Aaron Rodgers, who is having a stretch of games that people have never seen the likes of before.

Dak Prescott had one of the best rookie playoff performances ever, but it wasn't enough as the Dallas D couldn't hold after the Cowboys tied the game. MVP candidate Aaron Rodgers will take on MVP candidate Matt Ryan in Atlanta for a spot in the Super Bowl. This will be a rematch of the Falcons' 33-32 win back in Week 8.

In the final game of the weekend, the Steelers were able to outlast the Chiefs. A few questionable decisions by Andy Reid accompanied a failed two-point conversion and sent the Chiefs home and into the long offseason.

The Steelers were never able to find the end zone on offense, but six field goals proved to be enough. Pittsburgh has the longest winning streak in the league right now and will face the Pats, who are tied for the second longest.

The Patriots did knock off the Steelers back in Week 6 by 11 points, but both of these teams are playing their best football right now. The last time these two met in the postseason was all the way back to Roethlisberger's rookie season when Brady bested Ben, 41-27, and the Pats would go on to win the Super Bowl.

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Five Active Quarterbacks That Stepped in and Shined

They took the spotlight by storm.

Well, Tony Romo is officially back from injury, only to be the back up quarterback for rookie sensation Dak Prescott. Prescott is another signal caller who gained their first jobs in the league after replacing the injured incumbent QB. Some quarterbacks in the past, such as Steve Young and Brett Favre, find themselves in Canton, Ohio. Today, the league have some of these examples of back-ups becoming starters through injury.

Colin Kaepernick
Before becoming one of the most controversial, average quarterbacks in the league's history, Kap was a second year back-up to Alex Smith. Because Smith had just led the 49ers to a NFC Championship appearance the previous year and had led San Fran to a 6-2-1 season, his job was believed to be secured for the 2012 season.

That was until he suffered a concussion that left him out of a Monday Night game against the Chicago Bears. Kaepernick's impressive performance in the game led Jim Harbaugh to start Kaep from then on. The decision paid off, as Kaepernick led the 49ers to the Super Bowl that season.

Kirk Cousins
Remember the 2012 Draft when the Redskins mortgaged their entire future on Robert Griffin III? You see how well that turned out? Actually, pretty well because they spent their fourth round pick in that year's draft on Kirk Cousins from Michigan State.

Cousins' first starts were in 2013 after the Redskins, but it was week 2 of 2014, when RGIII went down with a dislocated ankle and was replaced by Cousins, did it become clear that the RGIII era was over. One postseason appearance later, Kirk Cousins has accomplished just as much as RGIII with fewer injuries and more soundbites.

Philip Rivers
Rivers today is seen as the third best QB from the 2004 draft class, behind Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger. It took almost two seasons for Rivers to make his first start in the league. In the final game of the 2005 NFL season, Chargers Pro-Bowl QB Drew Brees suffered a torn labrum in his throwing arm.

In the off-season, because of the injury, the Chargers decided to not re-sign Brees and make Rivers their QB for the future. Brees left for New Orleans, and Rivers has spent the past decade re-writing the Chargers record book.

Ben Roethlisberger
Speaking of 2004 Draft, who could forget Big Ben's entrance into the league. Week 2 against the Baltimore Ravens, Tommy Maddox goes down with a shoulder injury. Ben proceed to lead Pittsburgh to 14 straight victories, in the process ending the New England Patriots 21 game winning streak.

In his career, Ben morphed Pittsburgh from a ground and pound team to one of the league's most high powered offenses. Oh, he also has two Super Bowl rings.

Tom Brady
Yeah you probably expected this. Arguably the greatest quarterback in the 100 year history of the NFL did not start a game until Drew Bledsoe went down with internal bleeding in the second week of the 2001 season.

Fifteen seasons, two MVPs, four Super Bowl championships, and one really stupid investigation later, Tom Brady stands alone on the mountain top of quarterbacks who got their jobs because of injury. Mo Lewis and the New York Jets have been regretting that day ever since.