ANTONIO BROWN METRICS
Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Height/Weight: 5′ 10″ / 181
College (Hometown): Central Michigan (Miami, FL)
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Joey Porter, formerly beloved, sometimes ornery Pittsburgh icon, lowered both barrels at Ben, not only implying that he isn't a good leader, but proclaiming that Ben's apology wasn't timely enough to be meaningful. We spend not a little time unpacking Joey's perspective. How important is it that almost 100% of the Steelers are taking part in the Organized Team Activities this year? It seems like there's an increased seriousness on the part of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Nick swore off emotional attachments to players after the heartbreak wrought by Le’Veon and AB. But how can you resist JuJu? He's the darling of Pittsburgh and much of the country. We've been courted before, however. Will this relationship turn out differently?
Are the Warriors better without the Finals MVP? Who is the most inept NY Football team? The guys get into sports news (0:30), how to properly shower (and how soap even works) (22:50), Game of Thrones series finale (46:36), and some good music (1:11:41). All that and more, this week on Just Press Play. Show notes and more can be found on our website. Music provided by TRUTH. This week’s episode is brought to you MyBookie.ag, use offer code JPP to add 50% your initial investment. Also, check out our friends at SeatGeek with the promo code ACAA at checkout.
The AB-JuJu fighthas rolled out into the Twitter alley as the sniping continues. We give a brief nod to the feud, but quickly move on because we're sure you've has as much of this as you can stand. John Clayton wrote a piece for the Washington Post, "As NFL salaries continue to rise, more teams adopt new rules for roster-building". In it he highlights the conventional wisdom of GM and other cap analysts in their quest to optimize a the player mix within the constraints of the salary cap. We do our own analysis, comparing the Steeler situation to the principles espoused in the article. Finally - the game continues to evolve. Defenders are lighter, but more agile and faster to counter the sling fest that characterizes the modern NFL offense. As the arms race between offense and defense continues, what does the future hold? Will the Rules Committee be the ultimate arbiter of how the game will be played? The Steelers' pre season schedule has come out and voluntary workouts begin tomorrow!
This week, the guys get into the controversial end to March Madness, the last home game of a legend and trying to define music that isn’t meant to be defined. Then we talk about the Antonio Brown controversy and the black hole picture we were excited to see. All that and more, this week on Just Press Play. Show notes and more can be found on our website. Music provided by TRUTH. This week’s episode is brought to you MyBookie.ag, use offer code JPP to add 50% your initial investment.