This is hands down, the team worthy of the title. When primetime cameras are focused on these monsters, time stops and a wormhole opens to swallow non-believers. Well, at least that’s the way it seems to Bengals and Steelers faithful. Over the past seasons, this battle has gotten completely out of hand. But, the intensity is what makes the action so spellbinding.
There are villains and heroes, depending on what team you favor. Burfict will be serving a three-game suspension, for laying out Antonio Brown. Tensions are building, as the season mounts. Like the swallows returning to Capistrano, the first social media jab has been thrown.
"“Oh, we hate them. For us, each time we play the Steelers, the whole city is like ‘beat these fools,’ and whenever we beat them, it is a big party in Cincinnati. It’s a big rivalry for us.”"
The heat is getting turned up early.