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‘Joe Greene: A Football Life’ Premieres Friday Night

If your looking to get your mind off of the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens Thursday night, make sure to tune in to the NFL Network Friday night as the fourth season of the three-time Emmy-nominated series ‘A Football Life’ kicks off with a profile of Steelers Hall of Famer Joe Greene. The […]

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Steelers Retiring 75 Helps Reclaim Glories Of A Fading Legacy

If Joe Greene and Ernie Stautner are the litmus test by which jersey numbers are measured, then it’s probably not smart money to place your bets on seeing the Pittsburgh Steelers retiring any more numbers in the near future. 2014 marks the 45th year since Greene was drafted at the top of the class by […]

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The Pre-Noll Era: Gary Glick

By Alex Kozora A Hollywood blockbuster has nothing on the NFL Draft. It’s become the main event in football’s offseason. Almost immediately as one team raises The Lombardi Trophy, the focus switches to the draft. Months of pre-draft discussion. Obsessing over the most minute of details – run a 4.71? Uh oh, your stock is […]

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Dan Rooney Sr. Given Lifetime Achievement Award

In addition to the six Lombardi Trophies that he gets to look at every day, Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney Sr. probably has quite a collection of other awards that he has been given over the decades. Wednesday evening, Dan Rooney added another prestigious one to that collection as he was given the Sports Business […]

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Steelers Greatest Draft Hits – Fourth Round

By Michael K. Reynolds Although the fourth round of the draft still allows for some river boat gambling by NFL front offices, it’s the beginning of the talent level where players are expected to at least provide quality depth to team rosters. The Pittsburgh Steelers have excelled in the top rounds of the draft and […]

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Update: Ike Taylor Accepts $4.25 Million Reduction In Pay On One-Year Contract

After initially Tweeting about a new contract, reports are now slowly flowing in that the new contract for Ike Taylor is a straight pay cut for the 2014 season, not an extension similar to the cap-friendly deals given earlier this offseason to safety Troy Polamalu and tight end Heath Miller. Attempting to read between the […]

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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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Art Rooney II Open To Trying To Bring A Super Bowl To Pittsburgh

During the week leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII in New York, Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post reported that Pittsburgh Steelers team chairman Dan Rooney said Pittsburgh will never bid for a Super Bowl. On Thursday, however, his son and team president Art Rooney II said he’s open to exploring the potential of […]

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Report: Dan Rooney Says Pittsburgh Will Never Bid To Host A Super Bowl

Pittsburgh Steelers team chairman Dan Rooney is of course in New York for the Super Bowl festivities this week and he had some interesting comments pertaining to the city of Pittsburgh potentially hosting a future Super Bowl. According to Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post, Rooney said Pittsburgh will never bid for a Super […]

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Steelers Offseason Priorities – Talking To Ike Taylor

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers have their work cut out for them coming off consecutive non-winning seasons. It takes elbow grease to get from 8-8 to a contender, as everybody knows, of course, but this offseason, the issue is more complicated than simply improving, due to some uncommon circumstances. A very large sticking point […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Would Gladly Play In Ireland For Dan Rooney

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would do anything for Dan Rooney and that includes playing a game in Dublin, Ireland for the team owner. “I would like it for him,” Roethlisberger told The Irish Examiner on Thursday. “That’s how much he means to me and I think everyone on our team would say that. Even […]

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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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Tolerance And Hypocrisy – Misbehavior Is Relative In The World Of Professional Sports – Part III

By Matthew Marczi As with any professional sports organization that has been around for more than a few years, the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers is not without its shadowy figures from time to time. Of course, with the advent of 24-hour sports networks, social media, and amateur paparazzi, it is all the more difficult […]

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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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Steelers DE Brett Keisel Shears The Beard A Third Time For Children’s Hospital Of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel hosted his third annual “Shear Da Beard” event Thursday night at Jergel\’s Rhythm Grille. The annual event once again benefited the cancer programs at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh at UPMC and was sold out way in advance. As always, several family members, Steelers players, coaches, and even Dan Rooney, […]

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Report: Dan Rooney To Resign US Ambassador To Ireland Position On Friday

Dan Rooney is coming home for good. Timothy McNulty of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting on Thursday that Rooney will resign as U.S. ambassador to Ireland on Friday after serving three plus years in Dublin. The move has been expected to be coming for some time now. The 80-year-old Steelers chairman emeritus returned to the US […]

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2012 Steelers Training Camp – Call Me Maybe Video

No, this is not a video about Todd Haley and Ben Roethlisberger calling each other. It would have been off the charts had they thought about including that in this video that includes several 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers players and members of the organization lip syncing the song Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen. Too […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp – Day Three Recap

Day three of training camp is in the books now for the Pittsburgh Steelers after two practices on Friday. This post will serve as your daily recap. Here are the running updates from Friday. The big news of course came after practice ended when it was announced that the Steelers gave wide receiver Antonio Brown […]

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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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Report: Steelers Will Not Give Up A Home Game To Play In Ireland

Several weeks ago I posted about the interview that Dan Rooney gave to the BBC in regard to the Pittsburgh Steelers possibly playing a regular season game in Ireland at Croke Park in 2013. That was not new news at the time as the idea has been tossed around for some time now. The biggest […]

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Former Steelers Lineman Ralph Wenzel Has Died After Suffering From Alzheimer\’s-type Dementia

Former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Ralph Wenzel passed away Monday at the age of 69. Wenzel suffered from Alzheimer\’s-type dementia. Wenzel was originally drafted by Green Bay Packers in the 11th round of the 1966 draft. The Packers traded the San Diego State product to the Cleveland Browns shortly after he was drafted. The Browns ended […]

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Dan Rooney Still Hopeful NFL Game Takes Place In Ireland In The Future

The talk about an NFL game taking place in Ireland has really died down over the last few months. It was reported back in December of last year that the NFL sent a delegation to inspect Croke Park in Ireland as a possible place to play a game. US Ambassador to Ireland and Pittsburgh Steelers […]

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Ike Taylor Attempting To Get Ambassador Rooney & Art Rooney II To Join Twitter

Happy Friday everyone. Time to post something a little on the lighter side as we head off into the final weekend before the draft. The ever entertaining Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is at again today as he is attempting to get Art Rooney II to join Twitter. Taylor posted in a tweet today, “Bout […]

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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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Steelers Rewind – Looking Back In Steelers History (March 17-23)

By Christina Rivers History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days.  ~Winston Churchill As you may have noticed, we\’ve begun a weekly series that takes a step back into Pittsburgh Steelers history.  […]

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Steelers Rewind – Looking Back At February & March 2000

By Christina Rivers “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results.” – […]

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