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Seattle ups its outdoor dining game, Seahawks-style

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

It's not cheap though: The cost is $100 per person, plus tax and a service charge. Beverages are also extra. What’s included?

Seattle ups its outdoor dining game, Seahawks-style

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

SEATTLE – Sick of the same old, same old pandemic dining? Seattle says: Game on. For a limited time, foodies can score a socially distanced, outdoor meal at the home of the city's NFL team, the Seahawks.

The criticism of Ben Roethlisberger needs to be put into perspective

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

There have been plenty of opinions about the ability of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger following the 2020 NFL season. Now that it appears both the Steelers and Roethlisberger are moving towards making his contract work for the 2021 season, even more opinions in regards to the Steelers’ quarterbacks on-field play have been fast and furious. Some of these opinions have been valid points.

The Pittsburgh Steelers drop rates were alarming in 2020

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

There were moments of brilliance from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receivers in 2020, and moments of utter disappointment. During the Steelers’ worst stretch of the season, a trend developed among the pass catchers on the team. They simply couldn’t hold onto the ball, especially when it mattered the most.

Buffalo Bills Links, 2/27: State of the wide receivers

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

We also address the reports that Buffalo is among the favorites to land edge rusher J.J. Watt, discuss ways for the Bills to bolster their tight ends, through both free agency and the NFL Draft, learn more about the offensive lineman being mocked to the Bills in the latest round of mock drafts, debate what the team should do about its backup quarterback opening, hear how the team is honoring Black History Month, and more!

The NFL Teams With The Most Fake Followers On Twitter

Friday, February 26th, 2021

The Arizona Cardinals have the highest percentage of fake followers among all NFL franchises, according to a recent study. Pickwise.com analyzed the Twitter following of all 32 NFL teams to find out where each franchise ranked in terms of percentage of fake followers. The Cardinals topped the list with 44.8%, which accounted for nearly half their Twitter fan base.

Tua Tagovailoa’s scouting report on Alabama’s 2021 NFL prospects

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Yahoo Sports’ Eric Edholm goes 1-on-1 with the Dolphins’ quarterback. First, despite his surprisingly quick return to action following a dislocated hip, Tua gives no excuses for not meeting his standards during his rookie season in Miami. The former star at Alabama then dishes on this year’s crop of stars from the Crimson Tide. Tua compares his former backup Mac Jones to another successful QB in the Sunshine State. The Dolphins signal caller would love to once again share a backfield next season with RB Najee Harris. Meanwhile, Tagovailoa believes WR Jaylen Waddle can do everything at a high level, and there is a reason why WR DeVonta Smith is nicknamed the “Slim Reaper.” Tua Tagovailoa joined Yahoo Sports thanks to Muscle Milk. Go to https://www.amazon.com/tuadays and use the code 20TUADAYS to receive 20% off select products on Amazon through March 7th.

Steelers just can’t quit Ben Roethlisberger, but don’t expect a storybook ending

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

In fact, I detail this alternative Steelers’ scenario in the latest Steelers Update Podcast, recorded before some of the most recent twists in the fast-moving Roethlisberger return story. NOTE: New episodes of the Steelers Update are available every Wednesday afternoon on PennLive.com and wherever podcasts are found, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and Google Podcasts. Or simply, click and listen right here, right now: The podcast recounts what should have happened and why.

‘Hamilton’ star Daveed Diggs speaks with Lynwood elementary school students, helps celebrate the arts

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

Actor and rapper Daveed Diggs, one of the stars of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway hit “Hamilton,” joined students and teachers from Abbott Elementary School, in Lynwood, for a virtual event Wednesday, Feb. 24, to inspire students interested in music and the arts.. Diggs, widely known for his dual roles of Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette in “Hamilton,” spoke to around 300 students about his life, career and path to success as part of a mentorship initiative meant to bolster schoolw...

Jaguars, Colts And Titans Make Donation In Support Of Texans And Houston Community Impacted By Winter Storms

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans are supporting their fellow AFC South Division member, the Houston Texans, with a joint donation of $100,000 to the Houston/Harris County 2021 Winter Storm Relief Fund following the severe winter weather that swept through the country last week. The NFL Foundation will match the donation of the AFC South clubs, bringing the total donation amount to $200,000.