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Steelers Thowback Thursday: The 1998 Thanksgiving Day Coin Toss

Good morning to all of you and I hope each and every one of you have a great Thanksgiving today. Each and every Thanksgiving, I can’t help but remember back to 1998 and the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 13 game against the Detroit Lions and that dreadful overtime coin toss. Many of…


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Alan Faneca, Kevin Greene Named HOF Semifinalists

Two Pittsburgh Steelers have made the cut on the Pro Football Hall Of Fame’s semifinalist list. The original list of 108 has been whittled down to 25 with guard Alan Faneca and outside linebacker Kevin Greene included. Faneca is in his first year on the ballot, made seven Pro Bowls…



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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Five

It was quintessential Cowher Power for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they went all old school over the San Diego Chargers. With the kind of dismal quarterback play forcing Steelers fans to reminisce the days of Steve Bono, David Woodley, Todd Blackledge…and yes…even Kent Graham, the Michael Vick Experience was all…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Four

With a quarter of the NFL year in the books and with their quarterback limited to Terrible Towel waiving, the Pittsburgh Steelers grade at a C- through the first four games of the 2015 season. After sending Josh Scobee off to foreign pastures with a sack of Pittsburgh cash and…


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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Rams

Your weekly stats of the weird. Injuries aside, not a lot to offer in a sluggish game. – We’ll start with the score, the most eye-popping weird stat in the box score. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ won 12-6, the first game of that score they’ve ever been involved in, win or…


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Alan Faneca Nominated For 2016 Hall of Fame Class

Though it comes as no surprise, former Pittsburgh Steelers’ guard Alan Faneca has been named as one of 108 modern era nominees for the 2016 Hall of Fame Class. Faneca, in his first year on the ballot, joins 18 other offensive line to make the initial list. Other notable offensive…


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Steelers’ Ownership Ranked Second In The NFL

As it comes as no surprise to you, the Rooney family is widely believed to be one of the best ownerships in football. The Houston Chronicle’s Aaron Wilson only helped confirm that today in his editorial, ranking all 32 owners in the league. He placed Dan Rooney second on the…


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Numbers Crunch: Steelers Season Outlook

Following every game last year, we did a brief numbers crunch, examining each game from a quirky statistical standpoint. With Week One of this year looming, we’ll introduce it again with some big-picture stats to follow throughout the season. – Mike Tomlin will have to go 8-8 in the regular…



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Bettis, Steelers Were Absolutely Perfect Match For HOF Career

On the day of the NFL Hall of Fame induction ceremony, it’s a time for reflection, where a select few athletes will join an elite fraternity that will immortalize them forever to the NFL faithful and that ,off the top of my head, can only be rivaled by the Heisman Trophy…


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Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers’ Quarterback

Another series, a collaborative one, to take you through the remaining weeks of the offseason. Jon Ledyard and I will pick a side in choosing the greatest Pittsburgh Steelers at each position. Tell us who is right and who won the debate – those don’t have to be the same…


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Ex-Steelers’ WR Randle El Has New Calling In Life

When head coach Bill Cowher was hired by the Steelers in 1992, he made a vow to owner Dan Rooney that he would bring that elusive “one for the thumb” back to the Steel City. Even though the wait was long at 14 years, he delivered as promised, as his…


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Where Are They Now? Kimo von Oelhoffen

Perhaps one of the most underrated players to don the black and gold jersey in recent memory, defensive end Kimo von Oelhoffen had a reputation similar to that of fellow end, Aaron Smith, in that he was a no-nonsense, lunch pail type of player that symbolizes the Pittsburgh brand of…