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Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Titans

By Alex Kozora A statistical analysis of the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 victory over the Tennessee Titans Monday night. – We have to start with the star of the show – Le’Veon Bell. His 33 rushes are the most by a Steeler since Rashard Mendenhall. His 204 yards rushing the most since Willie Parker in December […]

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Steelers Le’Veon Bell Now Holds Franchise Single-Season Record For Running Back Receptions

While it’s hard to get excited about anything that happened Sunday in the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-13 loss to the New York Jets, it’s worth pointing out that running back Le’Veon Bell broke a franchise running back record that was set way back in 1994. Bell’s eight receptions Sunday now gives him 55 for the season […]

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What’s The Big Deal About Mean Joe Greene?

By Michael K. Reynolds What’s the big deal about Mean Joe Greene? I think for younger Pittsburgh Steelers fans this is a perfectly understandable question. I can recall in the 1970’s when I first started watching football having no interest in hearing about old worn out football players that wore leather helmets. No interest in […]

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Steelers QB-WR-RB Trio Makes A Strong Case For Best In NFL

One of the cornerstones of building the foundation of an offense that can realize prolonged success is to find the right trio of quarterback, wide receiver, and running back that can not only mesh with one another, but grow together. The Dallas Cowboys of the early-mid 90s are often cited as the golden example of […]

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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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Paying Homage To Joe Greene

By Beth Myncin The City of Champions, Sixburgh, Blitzburgh or whatever “name” you have for the city of Pittsburgh, it is a place surrounded by the remembrance of our sports greats. Coming into Pittsburgh International Airport, one of the first things you will notice is the large Franco Harris statue welcoming you to the city. […]

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Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Shows Impressive Footwork In Latest Videos

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year running back Le’Veon Bell will be in Latrobe for the start of training camp later this week, but on Sunday, the Michigan State product gave us a small glimpse on his Instagram account of what he’s been working on since the mandatory mini camp wrapped up. Below are two videos that Bell […]

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Steelers Chuck Noll On This Week’s Sports Illustrated Cover

If you are into collecting commemorative magazines related to the Pittsburgh Steelers, you’re probably going to want to head to your local book store to pick up this week’s copy of Sports Illustrated. After his passing Friday at the age of 82, former Steelers head coach Chuck Noll is being featured on one of the […]

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The Legacy Of Chuck Noll

By Alex Kozora It was a chaotic overtime in the Stanley Cup Finals. Gregory Polanco was about to hit his first career home run, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to an extra-innings victory. Running the gamut of emotions. All that excitement came to a halt after the news of Chuck Noll’s death. The games didn’t matter […]

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Steelers Ground Deficiencies Handicapping Play Action Pass

Even with one quarterback already in the Hall of Fame (two if you count the five years that Bobby Layne spent with the team at the end of his career) and another destined to wind up there when his playing career is over, nobody would argue the claim that the Pittsburgh Steelers were built on […]

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Steelers Greatest Draft Hits – First Round

By Michael K. Reynolds No pick means more to a championship legacy in the NFL than the first round of the draft, and it can be argued the Pittsburgh Steelers have performed here as well as any other team over the last few decades. In the past, the Steelers earned their draft day creds from […]

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Pepsi: The Choice Of Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell

In the mid-1980s, Pepsi was known as “The Choice of a New Generation”. As of Monday, it’s also the choice of Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell. In a Tuesday post on Twitter, Bell, the Steelers second-round draft pick in 2013 NFL Draft, announced he just signed a deal with Pepsi. Made my momma so […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – RB Le’Veon Bell

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Le’Veon Bell Impressive On The Ground Against Cleveland

By Matthew Marczi Running back Le’Veon Bell finished off his rookie season surpassing Franco Harris’ rookie record for yards from scrimmage in the season finale against the Cleveland Browns. He did so with another impressive rushing performance, coming off his first career 100-yard rushing game the week before. As has been the case for much […]

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Le’Veon Bell Sets Franchise Rookie Record For Yards From Scrimmage

By Matthew Marczi With his 96-yard total haul on the final regular season game of the year, Le’Veon Bell finished his rookie campaign with 1259 yards rushing and passing—the most ever in the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers franchise, besting the mark set by Franco Harris in 1972 when he gained 1235 yards in 14 […]

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Steelers Rookie RB Le’Veon Bell Is Closing In On Two Running Back Franchise Records

Despite missing the first three games of the season with a foot injury, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell still has a good shot at two franchise running back records with two games remaining in the season. Bell, who has 43 receptions for 388 yards heading into Week 16, needs just nine more catches […]

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Steelers Fans: Four Alternatives To Bridge Jumping

By Michael Reynolds For those of you who jumped off of the London Bridge after the Vikings loss, only to climb back up, wet and ashamed after the Jets win, here is a suggestion in the…well…probable chance the Steelers suffer another setback this season. Hey. Of course we’re ALL expecting the Steelers to rattle off […]

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Sporting News Thinks Le\’Veon Bell & Jarvis Jones Could Win Rookie Of The Year Awards

Recently, the Sporting News announced their top twenty candidates for the 2013 NFL Rookie of the Year Award and topping their list is Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le\’Veon Bell. Fourth on their list is outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, the Steelers first-round draft pick out of Georgia. Over the years, the Steelers have had six players […]

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Hines Ward Names His Choices For Steelers Mount Rushmore

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward was a guest Friday evening on Pro Football Talk and was asked to name the four people that he would put on the organizations\’ version of Mount Rushmore. The first name out of Ward\’s mouth was Art Rooney Sr., and he followed it up by naming Chuck Noll, […]

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Steelers Fans Shouldn\’t Hate James Harrison, Just The Business Decision That He Made

All throughout the offseason I speculated that if linebacker James Harrison wanted to remain a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers that he would have to take $3 million in 2013. As it turns out, that is exactly the amount that he stands to pocket with the Cincinnati Bengals this upcoming season if he plays in […]

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Steelers To Wear 1934 Throwback Uniforms In Games Against Redskins & The Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II said Thursday afternoon on Steelers Live at 4 that the team will wear their 1934 throwback uniforms in the home games against the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Ravens. Announced on Steelers.com Live, we will wear our throwback uniforms at home vs. Redskins and Ravens. yfrog.com/odixluwj — Pittsburgh […]

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1972 Steelers Versus Vikings Week 11 Game Surfaces On Youtube

Do you like watching replays of old Pittsburgh Steelers games like I do? If so, then you will be thrilled to know the Steelers week 11 game of the 1972 season against the Minnesota Vikings has now surfaced on Youtube. The game took place on November 26, 1972 at Three Rivers Stadium and was broadcast […]

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Steelers Rewind – Looking Back In Steelers History (July Edition)

By Christina Rivers July 1981 – Bradshaw\’s Big Toe When news of veteran quarterback Terry Bradshaw\’s \’Big Toe\’ incident hit the news wire, people were about to pull their hair out. In late June, Bradshaw had been playing with his dogs on his ranch in Grand Cane, Louisiana. The end result: a fractured big toe […]

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How Much Production Do The Steelers Really Need From Their Running Game?

By Cian Fahey, The Pittsburgh Steelers enter the 2012 NFL regular season with a new offensive coordinator, starting running back and probably three new starters on the offensive line. While Willie Colon and Isaac Redman are not exactly new faces, they both started just one game for the Steelers last year. David DeCastro and Mike […]

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Steelers Rewind – Looking Back In Steelers History (May & OTAs)

By Christina Rivers Interestingly enough, news  outlets don\’t usually share a ton of information about professional  football teams in the NFL during the month of May.  That is, they don\’t talk about much more than signings and OTAs.  For this week\’s \’Steelers Rewind\’ article, we\’ll take a look at different \’organized team activities\’ stories and […]

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Video: Steelers Immaculate Reception Documentary: Right Place Right Time

I have received a few emails from readers asking if I have seen the latest documentary video about the Immaculate Reception, which will celebrate its 40th anniversary this coming December, so I thought I would pass it along to the rest of you in case you have not seen it. The name of the documentary […]

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