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The Pre-Noll Era: Foundation Of Forrest Douds

By Alex Kozora The success of the Pittsburgh Steelers wasn’t always a constant. There was a long period of time, from their inaugural 1933 season until Chuck Noll’s arrival, where the team from Pittsburgh were at worst, a laughingstock and at best, lovable losers. Even during this gloomy era, there were still important figures. So […]

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Breaking: Kevin Colbert Reveals His Steelers Mount Rushmore

As I’ve joked several times in recent posts and on Twitter, it’s officially Mount Rushmore season in the NFL as fans are once again being asked to name the four most important people of their respective favorite team. On Thursday, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was ambushed with the annual Mount Rushmore question in […]

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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Shares A Special Bond With Chairman Dan Rooney

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is one of my favorite players not only on the field, but off of it as well. He is as straight forward and honest as they come and a hoot to listen to interviews. Many of you might already be aware of the special bond that Taylor has with Dan […]

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Hines Ward Names His Choices For Steelers Mount Rushmore

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward was a guest Friday evening on Pro Football Talk and was asked to name the four people that he would put on the organizations\’ version of Mount Rushmore. The first name out of Ward\’s mouth was Art Rooney Sr., and he followed it up by naming Chuck Noll, […]

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Kindness For Weakness – Misbehavior Is Relative In The World Of Professional Sports – Part II

By Matthew Marczi As intimated in the first part of this article, the Pittsburgh Steelers hold a strong, upstanding reputation based on high character and family values that has served the organization well for the past 80 years. And by professional sports standards, the Rooney family most certainly can hold its collective head high for […]

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The Age Old Steelers Mount Rushmore Discussion

Pro Football Talk is doing a 32-part series this month that features a Mount Rushmore for each of the NFL teams. This question has been beat to death over the years, but in the case of the Pittsburgh Steelers, it always produces great discussion as there are so many members of the organization that one […]

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Casey Hampton & Mike Adams Win 2012 PFWA Awards

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton and tackle Mike Adams were named the 2012 recipients of the Pittsburgh Chapter of Pro Football Writers of America’s annual awards. Hampton was the recipient of the Pro Football Writers’ “The Chief Award”, which was established in honor of Steelers’ founder, Arthur J. Rooney, Sr. and presented annually to the […]

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Forbes Ranks Steelers 14th On 2012 NFL Most Valuable Team List

With the kickoff of the 2012 NFL season now just hours away, Forbes Magazine released their 2012 NFL’s Most Valuable Teams list on Wednesday which ranks the Pittsburgh Steelers 14th overall with a value of $1.1 billion. The magazine states that the Steelers had a slight loss this past year in value thanks to higher […]

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Steelers Rewind – Looking Back In Steelers History – (Late July Edition)

In this look back at the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers, we focus on late July and includes a torch being passed, a linebacker not working out in another city, a failed trade offer for a cornerback and snakes. President Torch Quietly Passed From Dan To Art In late July of 2003, Ed Bouchette of […]

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Steelers Rewind – Looking Back In Steelers History (March 24 – 31)

Histories are as perfect as the Historian is wise, and is gifted with an eye and a soul.   —Thomas Carlyle Often the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers is riddled with imperfections, and those who write about it just as flawed.  Last week we had a small error in one of our photos (and it was […]

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Jack Butler deserves a place in Hall of Fame

Jack Butler was one of four former Steelers players to make the final list of possible inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio; class of 2012.  The fact that it has taken so long for one of the NFL and Steelers\’ best defensive backs to do so has been somewhat of […]

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Gilbert Named Steelers Rookie Of The Year, Farrior Wins Chief Award

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced today that rookie right tackle Marcus Gilbert was voted the teams 2011 Rookie of the Year and inside linebacker James Farrior won the Chief Award for his cooperation with the local media. Gilbert was drafted by the Steelers in the second round this past April out of Florida and started 13 […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday June 7th – Under Pressure Edition

Former Steelers director of player personnel Art Rooney Jr. joined 93.7 The Fan on Monday to remember John Henry Johnson who passed away this past weekend. In the latest “Where Are They Now” segment, Teresa Varley caught up with former Steelers cornerback Willie Williams for an interview to find out what he has been up […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday June 1st – Rooney Myth Buster Edition

Teresa Varley writes about how the Steelers offensive line is looking at consistency as being a major goal for the 2010 season. Varley caught up with Trai Essex and Willie Colon for their thoughts. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is expected to practice Tuesday for the first time this Summer since NFL commissioner Roger Goodell suspended him […]

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