Steelers Six From Around The Web – January 17th – Roethlisberger Almost A Giant Edition
Peter King wrote in his MMQB piece how the New York Giants would have been fine drafting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger if San Diego Chargers GM A.J. Smith had played hardball with then-Giants GM Ernie Accorsi as the clock wound down on the fourth overall pick of the 2004 NFL Draft.
Hines Ward was on NFL Total Access yesterday and talked about losing to the Denver Broncos and how he still wants to continue to play for the Steelers.
Tackle Marcus Gilbert talked with Teresa Varley of Steelers.com at the end of the season about what he learned his rookie season.
Mike Bires asked wide receiver Antonio Brown 5 questions before he headed off into the offseason and Brown admitted that the team needs to be better in the redzone in 2012. No surprise there.
John Mangels has a great piece on concussions in The Plain Dealer and how technology may help detect them, but that the methods are still evolving. Of course the James Harrison hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy is referenced.
Christina Rivers wrote a good piece on former Steelers defensive back Jack Butler and how he deserves to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Butler is one of two senior candidates this year.
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