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Dermontti Dawson To Announce Steelers 2012 Second Round Draft Pick

It was announced today that the second round picks for each team in the upcoming 2012 NFL draft will be announced by retired players from each NFL club. This is the the second straight year that this will take place. Announcing the second round pick this year for the Pittsburgh Steelers will be future Hall […]

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Steelers Rewind – Looking Back In Steelers History (April 1 – 14)

It\’s nearly draft time, and this week\’s rewind article will be looking back at news that occurred in Steelers history between April 1 – 14.  This week we\’ll also be adding a little tweak to some of the news.  Some of the bad things that went into press reports ended up being good news (ultimately) […]

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Steelers Immaculate Reception 39th Anniversary

It is December 23rd and that means that it is time once again to celebrate the anniversary of the Immaculate Reception. 39 years ago today the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Oakland Raiders 12-7 in the AFC divisional playoff game with one of the most famous plays in the history of the NFL at Three Rivers […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday July 5th – Clark Talks Samoa Edition

A group of retired players filed a class-action complaint against the owners and current players in federal court Monday, saying they have been excluded from the mediation sessions taking place in an attempt to end the lockout. Former Steelers running back Franco Harris is one of the named plaintiffs. Albert Breer of the NFL Network […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 27th – Could Hines Ward Be In Batman Edition

Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor was in Buford, Ga on Wednesday and Thursday to take part in a seven-on-seven workout against several players from different NFL teams at a local high school football field. Taylor says Pittsburgh is like home to him and seems to have softened the posture he had last week on […]

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Watch Hines Ward Dancing With The Stars Week 10 Performance Video – Quickstep & Freestyle

The final Monday night of Dancing with the Stars was last night and Steelers receiver Hines Ward and dance partner Kym Johnson made it another great Monday as the two danced two dances. For their week 10 performances, Ward and Johnson danced the Quickstep and a Freestyle dance that saw Ward dressed in a black […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday May 17th – Crying With The Stars Edition

Sara Bauknecht recaps the week 9 Dancing with the Stars performance of Hines Ward and Kym Johnson from last night as the two continue their near perfection. Johnson was able to dance after suffering an injury in a fall this past week and Ward cried a tear or two following the couples first number. Steelers […]

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Steelers HOF RB Franco Harris To Announce 2nd Round Draft Pick

The NFL announced through a media release today that 32 legendary NFL alumni, one representing each team, will announce live on Friday every selection of the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft next week. This will mark the first time in NFL Draft history every selection in a round has been announced by former […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday April 18th – Chidi Chidi Bang Bang Edition

Remember Steelers special teams ace Chidi Iwuoma? He is the latest former player that Teresa Varley talked to in her “Where Are They Now” series. Ed Bouchette has more from his recent sit down with Ben Roethlisberger and how he reminds himself daily of the Super Bowl loss to the Packers. John Harris goes over […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday April 15th – Peanuts, Cracker Jacks & Timmons Edition

Linebacker Lawrence Timmons will throw out the ceremonial first pitch tonight at Blair County Ballpark for the Altoona Curve. Ed Bouchette has a couple of quick short stories about Chuck Noll and the drafting of Franco Harris as well as how in 2004 Dan Rooney steered Bill Cowher and Kevin Colbert back to Ben Roethlisberger […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday January 17th – Free Grendon Bailie Edition

Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton may be staying put as the Cowboys hired Rob Ryan to be their new defensive coordinator on Sunday. The Cowboys had requested permission to talk to Horton, but would have to wait until after the Steelers were out of the playoffs or the week preceding the Super Bowl. Steelers defensive […]

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Immaculate Reception Anniversary – 38 Years Ago Today

Today we celebrate the 38th anniversary of the most memorable play in perhaps the Steelers and old Three Rivers Stadium history and also one of the most memorable plays in NFL history. The play of course is the Immaculate Reception. It was a 4th-and-10 play that began at the Pittsburgh 40 and finished 60 yards […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday December 23nd – Immaculate Reception Turns 38 Edition

Today is the 38th anniversary of the Immaculate Reception. God bless Terry Bradshaw, Frenchy Fuqua and Franco Harris. Mark Kaboly list 3 reasons why the Steelers will beat the Panthers and 3 reason why they could lose to them tonight as well. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin takes a look at this week’s opponent the […]

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Could Bruce Arians Give Us A Pony This Year?

You may have read the nugget Ed Bouchette wrote in a recent post about the Steelers using the Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman Saturday night against the Giants in a Pony backfield reminiscent of the the way Franco Harris and Rocky Bleier were used in the same backfield in the 70\’s. Offensive coordinator Bruce Arians […]

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A Crazy Few Days Steeler Nation May Never Forget

If you bleed black and gold, the last few days have been a wild ride. It started with Steeler Nation headed into the yearly free agency drudgery of knowing that free safety Ryan Clark would likely be gone for good and all we would have to show for signings come April would be a Cedric […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday December 23rd

Safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker James Harrison were selected by fans to represent the Steelers in the Pro Bowl. There was a record 89.87 million votes cast on NFL.com and on wireless phones. Fans cast 84.87 million votes on NFL.com and five million votes on their wireless phones. The final selections are based on the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday July 17th

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took a break from playing golf and was interviewed on the NFL Network from Lake Tahoe to share his thoughts on the 2009 season. Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page] Steelers backup linebacker Donovan […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday July 14th

Former Steelers running backs Rocky Bleier and Franco Harris will hold a dinner fundraiser at Heinz Field on Sept. 11 for the Flight 93 National Memorial. Their goal is for the $58 million memorial to open on Sept. 11, 2011 on the spot in western Pennsylvania where the plane crashed. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday May 14th

Congrats to the Penguins on eliminating the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. Most Caps fans double as Ravens fans, so it makes it even sweeter. ESPN.com\’s James Walker says that all signs point to the Steelers letting running back Willie Parker walk after the 2009 season. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin will be inducted into […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday May 7th

Defensive line coach John Mitchell said he thinks the Steelers will attempt to re-sign defensive end Brett Keisel who is going into the final year of his contract. Washington Observer beat writer Dale Lolley breaks down the new contract of linebacker James Harrison. John Harris of the Tribune Review has a story on Ike Taylor […]

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Happy Birthday Franco Harris (59) & Lynn Swann (57)

Two great Steelers of the past share birthdays today. Franco Harris and Lynn Swann. Harris, who turns 59 today, began his career as the Steelers number one pick and the 13th player selected overall in the 1972 NFL Draft. For 12 seasons, the 6-2, 230-pounder from Penn State was a big-yardage running back and a […]

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