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Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers Safety

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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Bettis Thinks Faneca Deserves To Be In The Hall Of Fame Next Year

Soon-to-be Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis is gearing up to join the all-time greats in Canton next month. While he is finally receiving the recognition he deserves after failing to make the Hall of Fame twice previously, Bettis is not letting this special moment center all around him. During…


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Where Are They Now? Tommy Maddox

Being a number one draft pick comes with the territory of lofty expectations. But being selected that high as the potential heir apparent to a quarterback as great as John Elway was, well that’s something entirely different. Aaron Rodgers is a more recent example and he’s a hell of a…



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Steelers D Not Allowing Naysayers To Get In Their Ear

Much has been said in recent years of the transgression or downward spiral of the Steelers “once dominant” defense. The defenses that took the field in Super Bowls XL, XLIII and XLV put up a stone fortress shutting down opposing running lanes, and abused quarterbacks all game long. Since then,…


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The Pre-Noll Era: Recapping The 1934 Steelers’ Season

As I’ve done occasionally throughout the offseason, we’ve traveled back through time to look at the early days of the Pittsburgh Steelers. It’s a topic that, I’ll admit, isn’t for everyone, and given how annually bad they were, takes a special kind of insanity to want to hear about. Insanity…



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James Harrison Was Hired For His Disposition

Former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Greg Lloyd gregarious, gentlemanly pass rusher the team has had throughout its history. He was known for wearing a t-shirt that read “I Wasn’t Hired For My Disposition”. And yet, ironically, it was that surly, nasty on-field disposition that did get him hired, in a…


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Will Alan Faneca Follow Jerome Bettis Into Canton In 2016?

It took him five tries, but iconic former-Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis finally got the call he’d been waiting for Saturday night-his election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The sixth-leading rusher in NFL history, Bettis ran for 13,662 and 91 scores over his illustrious 13-year career, capping…


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Extending Big Ben Should Be Steelers Top Offseason Priority 

What exactly makes a franchise quarterback? If there are 32 NFL franchises, does that mean there exists 32 legitimate franchise quarterbacks? If you include such names as Tampa Bay’s Josh McCown or the Houston Texans’ musical chairs grouping of Ryan Fitzpatrick/Ryan Mallett/Tom Savage, the answer is a definitive no. “If…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Falcons

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their December playoff push with a 27-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in the Georgia Dome. The win raised their record to 9-5 and means the team could clinch their first playoff berth in three seasons with a home win over Kansas City this…



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Roethlisberger Can Join The 31-Club Sunday With A Win Over The Falcons

By Tim Rice Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will travel to play the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday and with that comes an opportunity to join a small exclusive club of quarterbacks that have beaten 31 of the 32 NFL teams. Roethlisberger currently stands at 30 with the Falcons being the…


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AFC Championship Preview – Patriots Versus Broncos

Below is the official NFL media release for the AFC Championship game: NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (13-4) at DENVER BRONCOS (14-3) (Sunday, CBS, 3:00 PM ET) The Patriots and Broncos will meet for the second time this season. In Week 12, Denver jumped out to a 24-0 halftime lead before New…


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Ben Roethlisberger, Succession Planning, And The Pittsburgh Steelers

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers have been fortunate over the past ten seasons to have a franchise quarterback that has kept them competitive, never finishing a season below 8-8, and always staying in the hunt for the playoffs. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, and eventually,…