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Steelers Contract Look-Back: Travis Davis 1999 Signing

Let me begin this post by saying that I wasn’t planning on doing any more of these contract look-backs the remainder of the offseason. However, being as it is a Throwback Thursday, and being as some earlier research this morning jogged my memory about this certain Pittsburgh Steelers player, I thought I…


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Video: Bill Cowher Breaks Down The Cover 3 Defense

No mater who the coach is, it’s always fun to watch them discuss the inner workings of offensive and defensive schemes. It’s even better if that coach is Bill Cowher. In a recent video on Real Football Network, Cowher, who was the Pittsburgh Steelers head coach from 1992 to 2006, thoroughly…





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Watch: Bill Cowher Breaks Down Cover 1 Defenses

As much as we love breaking down the tape, there is still no substitute for when an NFL coach draws it up. That’s what Bill Cowher does for Real Football Network. Alongside Pat Kirwan, Cowher draws up the basic premise of Cover 1 and a couple of adjustments to it. You can check…


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Will Allen Spending Downtime Wisely To Plan For Future

Depending on your prerogative, for some people, the NFL may not always stand for ‘National Football League’. It has also variously had alternative meanings over the years, such as ‘No Fun League’ in the face of continuing rules changes that some feel take away from the quality of the on-field…


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Steeler Alan Faneca’s Call From Canton Must Wait Another Year

While the Pittsburgh Steelers faithful are celebrating the Hall of Fame induction of one of their own after former outside linebacker Kevin Greene was named as a member of the Class of 2016, another is left waiting, as former guard Alan Faneca failed to make the top 10 finalists in…


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Bill Cowher Advocates For Alan Faneca HOF Induction

Sure, he may be a little biased. But it doesn’t mean Bill Cowher is wrong. Speaking to Teresa Varley of Steelers.com, Cowher believes Alan Faneca should get into the Hall of Fame on his first try. Faneca was named a Hall of Fame finalist on January 7th, one of 15…



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Titans Add Ex-Steelers OL Coach Grimm, CB Townsend To Coaching Staff

As coaching staffs around the NFL continue to get filled out following offseason changes, several of those spots are being filled with coaches who have connections to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Last week, the Cleveland Browns hired former Steelers coaches Ray Horton and Kirby Wilson and on Tuesday, the Tennessee Titans…


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Jason Whitlock’s Claim Media Coddles Mike Tomlin Due To Race Is Non-Starter

It seemed an all too common opinion that the greatest attribute possessed by Viking defensive coordinator Mike Tomlin heading into his interview with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the recently—and rarely—vacant head coaching position was the fact that he was black. After all, the Rooney Rule, named after then Steelers president…



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Steelers Missing Playoffs Would End Historic Run Since 1972

Should the Pittsburgh Steelers fall tomorrow to the Browns, or the Jets top the Bills, it will ensure that, for the first time since the early 1970s, the franchise will have faced five consecutive seasons in which they have failed to secure a playoff victory. As a matter of fact,…


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The Case For Mike Tomlin

If the Pittsburgh Steelers fail to win a playoff game this season it will be the longest streak without a playoff win since the Pre-Noll era. Mike Tomlin could be the first Steelers coach to go five years without winning a playoff game since Buddy Parker. For those of you…