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Steelers News: Maybe it’s time we chill on the Patrick Mahomes love fest

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Time to check on the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers 2019 season is officially over. After finishing the year 8-8, the Steelers, and their vast fan base, has another long offseason awaiting them. Just because the games are done doesn’t mean we stop providing you with features, commentary and opinions to tide you over throughout the offseason!

Today in the black-and-gold links article we take a look at how maybe NFL fans, and pundits, should calm down on the Patrick Mahomes love fest.

Let’s get to the news:

  • Everyone is drinking the Patrick Mahomes Kool-Aid after the ChiefsSuper Bowl victory, but maybe we should all take a step back.

Mark Madden: Too early to anoint Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes the G.O.A.T.

By: Mark Madden, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Patrick Mahomes put 21 fourth-quarter points on the board to rally Kansas City from a 20-10 deficit and win the Super Bowl. He was a worthy MVP.

He also threw two interceptions and fumbled twice. Mahomes’ performance was clutch. But besides the final 15 minutes, it was hardly vintage.

That hasn’t stopped the post-Super Bowl ballyhoo from being unbearable.

Nick Wright of Fox Sports went off the deep end, saying, “Patrick Mahomes is a Frankenstein’s monster at quarterback. He’s got Rodgers’ arm, Elway’s toughness and escapability, with Brady’s clutch gene … the best arm I’ve ever seen, the best sense of the moment and toughness I’ve ever seen, and the most clutch player I’ve ever seen.

“Mahomes does every single thing you want a quarterback to do at an all-time high level. He’s the most complete quarterback, without a single limitation, we’ve ever seen.”

Wow. Give Mahomes five loaves and two fishes, and he could cater a celebration for all of Kansas City. Give him a slingshot, and he could stop the police chase.

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  • The Steelers aren’t going to look to sign a QB anytime soon.

Art Rooney II: Steelers may sign a WR or RB, we’re good with the QBs we have

By: Michael David Smith, ProFootballTalk

Steelers President Art Rooney II says his team could use some offensive playmakers but won’t go shopping for a quarterback this offseason.

Rooney said today that Ben Roethlisberger is making progress in recovery from last year’s season-ending elbow injury, and the Steelers feel good about the backup quarterbacks they have on the roster.

“We are in the process now of preparing for free agency,” Rooney said, via Steelers.com. “The new league year starts on March 18. There is nothing we can do between now and then other than prepare for it. We’ll be looking for opportunities if we can to add a player we think can help us, whether it’s a wide receiver or running back. I am not sure about quarterback, whether we’ll have an opportunity to sign anybody. I think we are pretty comfortable with the people we have on the roster right now in terms of Ben and Mason [Rudolph] and I think we will have Duck [Devlin Hodges] and Paxton Lynch participating and competing in camp and things like that this year.”

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  • The Browns are hoping Myles Garrett gets reinstated by the start of 2020. Steelers fans likely disagree...

Browns hope league reinstates Myles Garrett for start of season

By: Charean Williams, ProFootballTalk

Browns defensive end Myles Garrett remains indefinitely suspended after hitting Mason Rudolph in the head with the quarterback’s own helmet. But the NFL allowed Garrett back in the Browns’ training complex in December.

Garrett will meet with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell soon, according to a recent report, and it is expected that Goodell will fully reinstate Garrett before the start of the season.

The former No. 1 overall choice missed the final six games as punishment.

“Certainly, our hope is for Myles to be reinstated,” new Browns General Manager Andrew Berry said Wednesday. “Obviously, I was part of drafting him here previously. Obviously, this fall he made a huge mistake, but we know who Myles is a person, and we look forward to welcoming him back.”

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