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The Pre-Noll Era: Steelers’ Greatest Comeback

The long era before Chuck Noll’s arrival in Pittsburgh is mostly a dark one. At best, a “lovable loser” tone, and at worst, a “doormat” label that countless teams exercised. But there were bright spots. Great players, games, even the occasional winning season. And that’s what we’ll focus on in…



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Jarvis Jones Almost Chose The Hardwood Over The Gridiron

Much like with Pittsburgh’s second round draft choice, Senquez Golson, and his dual-sport skills, it seems the Steelers have another athlete whose athleticism isn’t merely limited to the gridiron. At Carver High School in Columbus, Georgia, Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones was one of the most sought after prospects in the nation, and Tom…


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A Patriot’s Tale: The Story Of Jim McNally

While former New England Patriots officials locker room assistant Jim McNally may be best known for his service in that capacity during the latter part of his tenure as a part-time employee of The Kraft Group, owned by team president Robert Kraft, the now suspended 48-year old has had a…






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ESPN Insider Predicts Wholesale Slide For AFC North In 2015

While it’s naturally still fairly early in the game to begin projecting how the 2015 NFL season will play out, just a couple of weeks past the draft, the folks at ESPN Insider have taken a crack at it. Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders has broken down projected win-loss records…


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Get Ready For Longer PATs After Touchdowns

Evidently, the league really is dead set on making life more difficult for kickers. Following a groundswell of support over the course of the offseason for a long-proposed change to the standard procedure for extra points, it seems that the competition committee now has three solid proposals on the table…


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Ravens Not Done Seeking Answers At Cornerback

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb was once on the path to becoming a Pro Bowl player. Jimmy Smith also appeared to be headed that way last season before suffering a foot sprain about halfway through the season that landed him on injured reserve. Smith was limited to just eight games…


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Report: Steelers One of Eight Teams to Put Claim on S DJ Swearinger

According to a tweet by ESPN reporter Field Yates, the Pittsburgh Steelers were one of eight teams to put in a waiver claim on former Houston Texans’ strong safety DJ Swearinger. #Patriots now -1 hosting #Steelers on opening night. NE was -6 with Brady. — RJ Bell (@RJinVegas) May 13,…


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Who Exactly Is B.W. Webb?

In cornerback B.W. Webb’s first-ever collegiate game for William & Mary, he started off about as well as he could ever hope for. The small FCS school, traveling to the University of Virginia, and left with a stunning 26-14 upset, one in which Webb had a major hand in. He had…


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Steelers Stay True, Go Back To The Buckeye Pipeline Once Again

With Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly looking to his Oregon Ducks pipeline early and often for NFL talent, the team is often looked at as an extension of Oregon, the “Philadelphia Ducks” if you will. Kelly looked to cap this off by an “any means possible” approach to trade up…


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Final Steelers Defensive Line Spots Up For Grabs This Offseason

Entering each training camp, there are typically only a handful of roster spots that are truly open. For the Pittsburgh Steelers, the most wide open battle could be along the defensive line. The team usually tries to keep six, doing just that in three of the last four years. Only…