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Burfict Ending? Evaluating Last Week's Steelers Wild Card Game

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Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown runs after a catch against the Cincinnati Bengals last Saturday.

It's being called one of the greatest games in Pittsburgh Steelers history. Their come from behind 18-16 playoff victory over the arch rival Cincinnati Bengals was filled with thrilling, hold-your-breath moments. But there were plenty of ugly ones provided by several players including Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict who knocked the Steelers' two biggest offensive stars out of the game. In the wake of the release of the movie "Concussion," is this the image that the NFL wants to project? We'll put that question to John Affleck, Knight Chair in Sports Journalism and Society and the Director of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism an Penn State.

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