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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 At Risk Of Becoming Plain Wrap

By Michael K. Reynolds As has been well documented by the recent salutes to former head coach Chuck Noll and team legend Joe Greene, the Pittsburgh Steelers earned their reputation through defensive domination. Although you’ll see the highlights of Terry Bradshaw and Lynn Swann in Super Bowl clips, the team’s unique brand from the 1970’s […]

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Why The Steelers Defense Is Broken And How To Fix It

By Michael K. Reynolds Is there anyone still out there who still believes the Pittsburgh Steelers have a dominant defense? So far this preseason they looked poor against the New York Giants, fared only slightly better against the Buffalo Bills and got completely demolished by Philadelphia Eagles. Do we really believe the problem is that […]

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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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Kozora: Steelers Draft Grades For 2014 Class

By Alex Kozora After providing a report on each of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ selections in the 2014 NFL Draft, it’s time for a collective wrap up. You can consider this a “grade” because I’ll be providing a letter, but it’s more of a summary of each player and how they fit with the team. Grading […]

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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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Steelers Greatest Draft Hits – Second Round

By Michael K. Reynolds The end is near. Only two rounds left in analyzing Pittsburgh Steelers drafting savvy during the modern football era. What can we learn from the second rounds of past Steelers drafts? Surprisingly, they didn’t do too well with them during the glory years of the 1970’s and their picks at this […]

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Remembering Back To When Lynn Swann Was Five Seconds Away From The Cowboys Drafting Him

You’ve probably already heard the story about how former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lynn Swann was five seconds away from being drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round of the 1974 NFL Draft. If not, the NFL Network did an excellent job of telling that story during the Wednesday night episode of ‘Caught […]

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Caught In The Draft: 1974 Steelers – Tonight On The NFL Network

If you are planning on watching the Pittsburgh Penguins playoff game tonight, make sure to set your DVRs to record the NFL Network at 9 p.m. ET as they will be showing “Caught in the Draft: 1974 Steelers” which was produced by NFL Films. This episode of course covers the great 1974 draft of the […]

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Steelers Greatest Draft Hits – Fifth Round

By Michael K. Reynolds The Pittsburgh Steelers have two fifth round selections in this year’s 2014 NFL Draft (including an extra compensatory pick). Should you be excited? Not if you are a student of the Steelers draft history. Not since the year 2000 have the scouts pulled a golden rabbit out of the hat in […]

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Steelers Greatest Draft Hits – Ninth Round +

By Michael K. Reynolds Who should the Pittsburgh Steelers take with their first round draft pick this year? Third round? Fifth? Should they emphasize offense or defense? With what positions should they take a risk? When should they play it safe? The correct answers to these questions may not lie within the impressively coiffed head […]

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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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Steelers Six From Around The Web – July 8th – Happy Birthday Steeler Nation & Jack Lambert Edition

Art J. Rooney founded the Pittsburgh Steelers on this day in 1933. Originally though the team was named the Pittsburgh Pirates, after the baseball team. Happy Birthday Steeler Nation. 79 years young. If that birthday is not enough, legendary Steelers linebacker Jack Lambert turns 60 years old today as well. Here is is his page […]

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Steelers Top Five 2012 Draft Picks Coming To Virginia Soon For Signing

Total Sports Enterprises will be presenting several of the Pittsburgh Steelers rookies to Steeler Nation in Chantilly, Virginia on July 15th, and they want you to be able to take advantage of the huge autograph signing event – even if you can\’t be there in person. This year\’s top five draft picks will be joined […]

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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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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday December 6th – Steelers Win By A Nose Edition

Some big notes from last night as punter Daniel Sepulveda is out for the season with a torn ACL in his right knee. We have the video of the Heath Miller hit here as well as the Ben Roethlisberger hit to the nose here. Like them or not, Gerry Dulac of the Post Gazette has […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday April 30th

Gerry Dulac has a more in depth look at rookie outside linebacker Jason Worilds that includes how he took his mother\’s last name and why the Steelers selected him over Penn State inside linebacker Sean Lee. Another day, another Jonathan Dwyer story. This time from Scott Brown of the Tribune-Review. Agent Ralph Cindrich posted the […]

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