It is hard to believe today that the Pittsburgh Steelers were once considered a fledgling franchise in the decades after being founded in 1933. For its first seven seasons, the franchise used the nickname of its crosstown baseball team, the Pittsburgh Pirates, before adopting the Steelers name. Pittsburgh also had joint teams with the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Cardinals during World War II.
Tom Brady is arguably the greatest quarterback to ever play professional football. He also is one of the most polarizing because fans in the New England area seem to love him while others elsewhere see to hate him.
Regardless of where you live, if you do love Brady, you have plenty of solid reasons for doing so. Here are the top five.
Whenever Tom Brady does decide to call it a career, fans are then going to have to find something else to argue about for he is one of the most polarizing figures in professional sports. Some fans love him. Some fans hate him. Both have reasons that are justifiable.
The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Indianapolis Colts in Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday to kick off the AFC Divisional Round of the 2019 NFL Playoffs. These teams last met in the postseason in 2014, resulting in one of the greatest comebacks in playoff history.
The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday for a critical regular-season finale between bitter AFC North foes. Following a 7-2-1 start to the season, Pittsburgh (8-6-1) looked to be well on its way to a division title and possibly a top seed in the playoffs. Unfortunately, things would take a dramatic turn for the worse with the Steelers losing four of their last five contests down the stretch, including a heartbreaking 31-28 loss to the Saints last week. As a result, Pittsburgh now finds itself in desperation mode with just one game remaining.