A smart move

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Football players are learning the benefits of working out in swimming pools. The latest is New England Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss, which is a very smart move.

Moss is 33 years old and according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald, via ProFootballTalk.com, Moss swims in order to stay in shape.  The reason he now swims is that it alleviates the pressure on his knees.

That is huge for Moss as has some bad knees, which were seen with bags on last year.

Moss isn’t the first player to use it as Buffalo Bills running back Marshawn Lynch uses swimming to stay in shape as well.

In the end, with football being as physical as it is more players will start turning to this to alleviate pressure of their ailing bodies while being able to stay in shape.

Good night and good luck

Division games in Week 16 and 17 isn’t the answer

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According to ProFootballTalk.com, National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell will try to solve teams packing it in on weeks 16 and 17 by make them divisional game weeks. The fact of the matter is this doesn’t solve the problem.

The problem is that teams that have clinched their division and are locked into a certain seed for the playoffs will not start their starters in the last two weeks of the season to rest them for the playoffs.

The reason the division games won’t work is due to the fact that a team could could go undefeated or lose one or two games and could have clinched everything or be locked into their playoff seed already.  That would then make the divisional game a moot point.

In the end, the way to fix it is put consequences in place for teams that rest their starters.

Steelers need to make it clear

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The Pittsburgh Steelers are taking it on the chin public relations wise as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s saga has brought nothing but bad publicity. The Steelers need to make it clear to Roethlisberger that this can never happen again after what is being reported in the Baltimore Sun, via ProFootballTalk.com.

According to the report, Baltimore Ravens Public Relations executive Kevin Byrne stated this at a media breakfast during owners meetings, “I guess that’s what happens when you’ve got a quarterback who prefers to spend his nights watching TV on his mom’s couch.”

You know things are bad when other teams’ employees are taking shots at you.

The question from here on out the Steelers have to ask is will it be worth while to keep Roethlisberger around?

The fact is with the club’s manager stating that Roethlisberger’s entourage was protecting the bathroom where the incident took place it is starting to not look good.

In the end as good as Roethlisberger is it not worth the head ache to keep him.