Starting things off with the NFL where the Pittsburgh Steelers are now in the drivers seat when it comes to the playoffs. The Black and Gold clinched their division this past week in what has been a season to remember.
With their come from behind win on Sunday. The Steelers are now the AFC North Champions a win this coming weekend against the Browns could also help them get the number 2 overall seed and a bye in the 1st round.
But some magic would have to happen for that 2020 has definitely been a challenge for this group as they have had to battle injuries and most importantly covid.
Mike Tomlin says he’s proud of his guys, and the rest of the league for getting to the finish line.
“For us to navigate this journey the way that we have is reflective of the organizations and of the league as a whole in terms of working extremely hard to keep players safe. To continually educate them and to keep pushing product out week in and week out.”
Kickoff from Cleveland will be at 1 on Sunday.
And the Black and Gold will have a new starting QB for that showdown with the Browns. Mike Tomlin has elected to sit and rest Ben Roethlisberger and start backup Mason Rudolph. A year ago Rudolph was involved in the infamous helmet slinging incident with Myles Garrett in Cleveland. Career wise Mason is 5-3 as a starter.
The Browns need to win on Sunday to make the playoffs.