We all know the feeling when you’re forced to be near someone you don’t like.
That’s probably how Bill Belichick was feeling Monday morning during the Patriots’ Super Bowl LI trophy presentation.
New England’s coach had to sit next to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, and this hilariously awkward photo was the result.
What it took to transform the Steelers from Super Bowl champs to burgeoning dynasty was the rapid progress of Terry Bradshaw as a leader at quarterback and the maturation of the team’s legendary 1974 draft class. Receivers Lynn Swann and John Stallworth became regular starters, center Mike Webster took a greater share of playing time on the line and linebacker Jack Lambert became a team-leading enforcer who created an iconic Steelers moment when, in the Super Bowl, he shoved Dallas safety Cliff Harris Cheap Jerseys World to the turf for taunting kicker Roy Gerela over a missed field goal.
It took Bill Parcells just four years to build the Giants into the champions Cheap Kids Jerseys that he imagined. But the most important ingredient was in place when he arrived. Lawrence Taylor had been drafted in 1981, the second player chosen behind South Carolina running back George Rogers, and he began making Pro Bowls from his rookie year. By 1986 he was the most feared defensive player in the league. He sacked the quarterback 20.5 times that season and was unanimously named the NFL’s MVP.