Jack Lambert

Interview: How The Steelers Nearly Passed Up Drafting Jack Lambert

Bringing you another Pittsburgh Steelers’ interview courtesy of our good friend Ron Lippock of the Pittsburgh Sports Daily Bulletin. Today, Have a fascinating interview today with former Steelers’ coach Woody Widenhofer, who served as the linebackers coach and eventually defensive coordinator from 1973 to 1983. The two discuss what made Chuck Noll such a great coach,…


Pittsburgh Steelers All-Underrated Team: Inside Linebacker

New series we’re kicking off to take us throughout the summer. We’ve written about the best players in franchise history and the most underrated on the current edition but we’ve never gone through the list of most underrated position-by-position. Not the best ones to ever wear a Pittsburgh Steelers’ uniform but ones…


Joe Greene Drafted Second Overall In NFL All-Time Mock Draft

In Pittsburgh, he’s the greatest of all-time. In football history, he’s right near the top. Joe Greene’s dominant career is one well-known in Western PA and one not lost on football historians. In Sports Illustrated All-Time NFL mock draft, Mean Joe was selected second overall by Ron Wolf. Wolf, if…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, July 9, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…


Four Steelers Make Brandt’s List Of All-Time Great Linebackers

For a while now, Gil Brandt, the NFL Media senior analyst, has been one of my favorites to listen to on SiriusXM NFL Radio and to read on NFL.com and especially prior to the annual draft. He’s been connected to the league since before I was even born and even at 84…


Steelers Spin: Greatest Draft Hits – Second Round

The end is near. There are only two rounds left to analyze in this series exploring the Pittsburgh Steelers drafting history during the modern football era (since 1969). What will the past predict about the potential of success for the Steelers 2017 second round draft pick? Apparently, it comes down…


Super Bowl Rewind: Steelers’ Greatest Super Bowl Plays

Today is the Super Bowl. That’s the good news. The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t in it. That’s the bad news. So to combine the two, here are some of the best plays in their Super Bowl history. And there are a lot to choose from. Let us know what we left…


Steelers Spin: Week Seventeen Rants And Ramblings

The end is near. Of the Pittsburgh Steelers regular season, that is. And now, riding the blustery trade winds of momentum following their heart-traumatizing victory over the Baltimore Ravens by a score of 31-27, Pittsburgh will coast to the 2016 finish line with a virtual bye week against America’s favorite…


Steelers’ Physicality At Full Tilt In Sunday’s Win

Pictures are worth 1000 words. So these clips might be valued at a million. But if you’re a Cleveland Browns‘ fan, you might want to look away. It might hurt you more than it hurt these players. Yes, the Browns are among the worst in the league. There will be…



Pittsburgh Steelers Top 100: Our Personal Lists

Like I wrote in our Top ten ranking today, we’d finish up this series by listing Dave Bryan and my personal Top 100 lists. I’m sure looking back, both of us would make changes to it. And knowing we were going to collaborate, I don’t think either of us –…


Pittsburgh Steelers Top 100: 10-1

In the spirit of the offseason, Dave Bryan and I are undertaking the daunting task of ranking the top 100 Pittsburgh Steelers‘ history. And we mean the complete history. 1933 to today, they’re all on the table. Dave and I came up with our own lists and then worked together…


One Step To Take: Ross Cockrell

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….