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Steelers Flashback: Troy Polamalu’s First Career Interception

Safety Troy Polamalu announced this past weekend that he’s retiring from the Pittsburgh Steelers after 12 seasons with the team and while the likely future Hall-of-Famer managed to register 35 career interceptions, including the playoffs, I still remember his first one like it was yesterday. Allow me to take you…



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History Of Steelers Compensatory Draft Picks

The Pittsburgh Steelers were awarded a seventh-round compensatory pick in the 2015 NFL Draft on Monday and that makes the 30th such selection the franchise has been given dating back to 1995. Now is the perfect time to look at the Steelers history when it comes to compensatory draft picks and…



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Steelers Family Loses One Of Their Own

The average Pittsburgh Steelers fan may know who Ben Roethlisberger or Hines Ward is, or that the team owns six Lombardi Trophies, but may not be able to identify a David DeCastro or a Steve McLendon if they ran smack into them in a grocery store. Such is the case…



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The Pessimist’s Take – Replacing Veteran WR Presence

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…



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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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The Forgotten “Mann” Turning Water To Wine For Pittsburgh

In February 2013, the Pittsburgh Steelers front office made a move that, at the time, didn’t receive as much as maybe a small blip running across the ticker on NFL Network. But with the team’s embarrassment of riches at the wide receiver position over the last several years, it’s safe…


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LeBeau Departure Could Help Sway Some Veterans To Retirement

We can debate the merits and disadvantages of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ organizational decision to part ways with defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau until the regular season starts. No doubt many Steelers fans will do so for the next several years anyway. One of the many facets of his parting that interests…


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Antonio Brown’s Streak Intact Through Two Full Seasons

Although it seems that many are intent not to care, now that the regular season is completed and everything has remained status quo, I thought now would be a good time to reflect on the remarkable run that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has managed to achieve over the…


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Steelers vs Bengals: Numbers Crunch

Statistical breakdown of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 27-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night. – We’ll look at the three skill positions. Ben Roethlisberger tied Drew Brees for most passing yards in 2014 with 4952. He’s the first quarterback in team history to tie or own the league lead. –…


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Martavis Bryant Is Just What The Doctor Ordered

Pittsburgh Steelers fans and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger have been calling for a tall wide receiver to be drafted ever since Plaxico Burress left town for the New York Giants during the 2005 free agency period. The picks of Fred Gibson, Dallas Baker, Justin Brown, and of course the infamous Limas…