GOOD: Nicknames

After losing veteran Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a season ending injury 4 weeks ago, against the Seattle Seahawks, back up quarterback Mason Rudolph was ruled out with a concussion, 2 weeks later.

The Pittsburgh Steelers season looked like it was over, or at the very least, it was paddling like crazy just to stay afloat. Awfully similar to a... duck? 

Devlin Hodges aka "Duck" had his debut start against the LA Chargers on 'Sunday night', where he guided the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 24-17 win, as 3-1 underdogs.

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The rookie 3rd-string Quarterback, however, is making waves in the NFL and American media not necessarily through his football skills, but rather because of his unusual nickname. Hodges was anointed the nickname due to his fascination with duck hunting and perhaps more bizarrely, duck calling.

Hodges in fact won the Alabama State 'duck calling' competition in 2018. Here's a little bit of "Duck" in action. What can't this bloke do?


BAD: The Kansas City Chiefs' Run Defence 

We all know about the offensive capabilities of the Chiefs, led by reigning MVP Quarterback Patrick Mahomes, however serious questions are now being asked about their defence.

This is after losing to the Colts 2 weeks ago, and now this week to the Texans (two very good teams, mind you). If I'm the Chiefs coach Andy Reid, I am starting to be concerned about my defence's inability to stop the run game.

Two weeks ago, Colts running back, Marlon Mack ran for an impressive 132 yards, and this week, Texans running back Carlos Hyde managed 116 yards and a touchdown. 

The Chiefs have the best offensive weapon in the NFL in Patrick Mahomes; they must not let opposing teams dictate the time of possession and thereby keeping him off the field.

In order to be the Super Bowl contending team that most are expecting them to be, they must address this issue ASAP. Especially if they expect to beat reigning Super Bowl champions the New England Patriots.