Weekend Checkdown explores the news around the league and in Steeler Nation.
When it comes to rivalries, Steelers vs. Ravens is pretty hard to top. The 49ers could have tied Pittsburgh for most Super Bowl victories with a win in Super Bowl XLVII, but even that possibility couldn't bring me to cheer for the Ravens on Sunday.
Joe Flacco is "elite," Ray Lewis is retired, and the Baltimore Ravens are World Champions. I guess one out of three ain't bad for Steeler Nation.
Contrary to popular belief, winning isn't the only thing. The pursuit of winning holds far more value. In today's PED-laden culture, cheating isn't just one act, it permeates the entire art of competition.
Having made it their mission since 2010 to study how to beat the Steelers, a team that has for so long stood in their way, the Ravens replace the Steelers as the alpha male of the AFC North.
For those of us for whom the Super Bowl had no good outcome, there are a couple of articles just for you in Sunday's Trib...