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Steelers Contract Look-Back: Duce Staley 2004 Signing

Continuing on with my look back at lucrative contracts signed by Pittsburgh Steelers over the course of the last 15 years, today I will recall for you the signing of running back Duce Staley back in 2004. When the Steelers signed Staley he was already 29 years of age and…





2015 NFL Week 2: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and I know you all are ready for the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Heinz Field. Today, by the way, happens to be my 22nd wedding anniversary. Can you imagine having to put up with me that…


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…


Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers’ Fullback

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…


Steelers Throwback Thursday: Ben Roethlisberger’s 2004 NFL Debut

Now that the NFL Network has revealed the 2015 ranking for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in their annual Top 100 list, I figured it would be a great time to feature him in our weekly Throwback Thursday post. Today, we will travel back in time to Roethlisberger’s 2004 rookie…


Former Steelers FB Kreider Enjoying The Retired Life

Long a fan favorite of the team, former Steelers fullback Dan Kreider seems to have been one of the last in a breed of dinosaurs at the position. In this, I mean the lead blocking, throwback-style fullbacks whose face masks got mangled each and every game and who’s primary responsibility…






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The Steelers 2005 March Massacre Worked Out Just Fine

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote Thursday on his blog about the impending “March Massacre” that could take place with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bouchette added in his post that it could resemble the “bloodletting” of last offseason. Bloodletting is an interesting description for what when on last offseason as…