Today is December 23rd and that means it’s once again time for our annual “Airing of the Grievances” thread on this blessed Festivus day.
As usual, we offer this thread annually as a place for fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers to get things out of their systems and off their proverbial chests ahead of the regular season ending. Consider the airing of your Steelers grievances as a cleansing of sorts and a way to help you feel better right before Christmas.
Festivus also falls on Immaculate Reception Day and I do not believe that’s just a coincidence. Because f that, please take a moment to re-watch the the greatest football play the NFL has ever seen.
Happy Immaculate Reception Day, #Steelers fans! 47 years ago today.
Here is the original broadcast of The Immaculate Reception.
Oh, Happy Festivus Day, too.pic.twitter.com/RMAAV9U03a
— Steelers Depot 🎄🎅🎁🕍✝️ (@Steelersdepot) December 23, 2019
Here are previous grievances threads to look back at.
Festivus Airing Of The Steelers Grievances Thread – 2018
Festivus Airing Of The Steelers Grievances Thread – 2017
Festivus Airing Of The Steelers Grievances Thread – 2016
Festivus Airing Of The Steelers Grievances Thread – 2015
Festivus Airing Of The Steelers Grievances Thread – 2014
Festivus Airing Of The Steelers Grievances Thread – 2013
As usual, in order to get you started, I reached out to my followers on Twitter and below are a few of their grievances. So let’s hear yours now in the comments below. Let out those grievances.
Randy’s play calling
— AJackson1029 (@mediamattered) December 23, 2019
1. Starting almost every offensive series with a run unless they are down by 7 or more, in which Randy still calls a run play up the middle! 2. Completely forgetting about the TE for most of the season! 3. Happy Festivus Dave and Alex!
— Victor Perry (@PorkChop333) December 23, 2019
Last year, they couldn’t win without scoring 30+. This year, they can’t win holding teams to 17-. WHY CANT THE OFFENSE AND DEFENSE BE GOOD ATVYHE SAME TIME?!?!?! #AiringofGrievances
— Beelers @ Javens (@BeeJayPyoo) December 23, 2019
That is definitely not an island 😂
— A Steelers Fan (@412Steelersfan) December 23, 2019
1. kittle/dobbs draft mistake. Years later and it still hurts
2. more inventive play calling on offense
3. Does Big Ben really make Vill that much better a tackle ,OLine that much better, the running game that much better, the oc better? just wondering.
— James Cucinelli (@jamescucinelli) December 23, 2019
Why can’t ben play with his left hand
— Cash (@xCash24) December 23, 2019
Winning is great but I like games well played. I can't remember the last well played game. After Ben retires…it will be interesting to say the least.
— Pamela Miller (@PBMiller63) December 23, 2019
Why does the defense give up so many 3rd & long first downs. Jets first TD yesterday was on 3rd & long. Been an issue since Butler took over.
— Steve Jericho (@3dirtymartinis) December 23, 2019
— Chris Toporski (@TopoC) December 23, 2019
They are unprepared when Ben leaves. We’re just good enough to get by so we aren’t in position for a good pick of a quarterback.
— Catt (@CathyM5214) December 23, 2019