2019: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
Mason Rudolph was not happy about that, and was looking for an answer.
2017: New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2017: Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos
Michael Crabtree and Aqib Talib started arguing on the sidelines, which lead into a fight between the two. The two had a heated argument on the sideline after a play, which led to multiple teams telling them to stop.
2017: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
The first play of the game in the first quarter between the Atlanta Falcons and the San Francisco 49ers, Joe Staley (Falcons) and Richard Sherman (49ers) got into a fight and was ejected for a technical foul.
2017: Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers
Antoine Bethea of the Arizona Cardinals was taken out of the game by the 49ers players after his unnecessary hit that hit C.J. Beathard a number of times.
One of the 49ers players shoved Bethea from behind during a play on the sidelines.
2016: Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots
2015: Carolina Panthers vs. New York Giants
2013: Houston Texans vs. Miami Dolphins
2012: Green Bay Packers vs. Seattle Seahawks
A huge blindside hit took place between two NFL rivals. The player on the receiving end of the hit immediately got into a confrontation, along with a few NFL referees.
During a game in 2011, Saints defensive end, Will Smith, was ejected for a blindside hit to the head of Packers Quarterback, Aaron Rodgers. The play was initially called a 15-yard penalty, so the Packers would’ve been forced inside their own 5-yard line. After reviewing the video later, the League realized that the player was attempting to blindside the QB, so they changed the call to a personal foul.
2011: Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears
A brawl broke out when a Lions’ Quarterback hit a Bears’ player during a game. There were some cheap shots thrown by the QB of the Lions which resulted in players hitting eachother. The brawl was so bad that the players broke their hand bands and the fight was a little hard to stop.
2010: Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans
2009: Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants
The Washington Redskins and New York Giants rivalry has been intense for years. The two teams play at an absolute high level with the team that comes out on top of the rivalry. Washington has won the last 2 NFC championship games.
2006: Dallas Cowboys vs. Tennessee Titans
2004: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns
The situation is as bad as it is between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns, as both teams now have a bitter rivalry and the team captains are throwing punches at each other during games.
The Steelers vs. Browns rivalry is one of the most intense rivalries in the NFL. But these two teams seem to have a problem with each other which almost resulted in a fight during a recent game.
2001: New Orleans Saints vs. New York Jets
1976: Dallas Cowboys vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
The Steelers lost to the Cowboys in a close game during the regular season, but it didn’t matter anymore after the great play during the Superbowl. The Steelers had been eliminated, but the Cowboys had to play in the playoffs.
So there you have it. The only way to explain this is that the Steelers are simply more exciting to watch than the Cowboys.