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The Pre-Noll Era: Mose Kelsch

Week One. First quarter. With the Pittsburgh Steelers working in the Cleveland Browns’ red zone, Ben Roethlisberger is sacked Paul Kruger by on 3rd and 14. Out trots Shaun Suisham. Greg Warren snaps, Brad Wing holds. The 36 yard field goal is good for the team’s first points of the…


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NFL Sportsmanship Award Appropriately Named Art Rooney Award

Midway through the 2014 season, the NFL announced it’s brainchild of an annual award, with it’s main purpose to showcase those individual players who lead by example with their standout sportsmanship, both on and off the gridiron. There will be one player representing each of the 32 NFL franchises, and…


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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…


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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…





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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…


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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….