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Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers Linebacker

Another series, a collaborative one, to take you through the remaining weeks of the offseason. Jon Ledyard and I will pick a side in choosing the greatest Pittsburgh Steelers at each position. Tell us who is right and who won the debate – those don’t have to be the same…


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Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers Edge Rusher

Another series, a collaborative one, to take you through the remaining weeks of the offseason. Jon Ledyard and I will pick a side in choosing the greatest Pittsburgh Steelers at each position. Tell us who is right and who won the debate – those don’t have to be the same…


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Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers’ Wide Receiver

Another series, a collaborative one, to take you through the remaining weeks of the offseason. Jon Ledyard and I will pick a side in choosing the greatest Pittsburgh Steelers at each position. Tell us who is right and who won the debate – those don’t have to be the same…



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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger Inducted Into MAC Hall Of Fame

Wednesday was a busy day for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as the former Miami (Oh.) Redhawk was inducted this evening into the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel after taking part in the team’s OTA practice earlier in the day. Former @MiamiRedHawks QB Ben Roethlisberger…


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Where Are They Now? Donnie Shell

Today, I wrote an article in regards to Troy Polamalu making it into the Hall Of Fame as a first-ballot candidate. It’s a legitimate discussion, as he’s going to get in regardless, it’s just a question of when. However, as great as Polamalu was, he may not even be the first Steelers’…



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Dupree Needs A Kendrell Bell-Like Year To Capture DROY Honors

In the 2001 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers grabbed a linchpin that proved pivotal in the capture of their last two Super Bowl titles in the form of 6-foot-1, 325-pound nose tackle, Casey Hampton. However, it was their second rounder that year who ended up garnering some hardware for his…


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Steelers Greatest Impact Draft Picks

Steelers Nation will be of one heartbeat and a shared deep breath when these words are uttered… With the twenty-second overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select… Will it be a cornerback? An edge rusher? A quality player that slipped through the ranks? Or will there…


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Kozora: 2015 NFL Draft Prospects: Likes/Dislikes

We’ve looked at a lot of prospects ahead of the 2015 NFL Draft. More than I think we ever have in a single season. And naturally, there were some I fell for and some I want to stay away from. That’s what we’ll review. A sort of “Like/Dislike compilation.” The…


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Looking Back At Arguably The Greatest Draft In NFL History

With the 2015 NFL Draft less than three weeks away, it’s hard to believe but it has been 41 years already since the famed 1974 draft class of the Pittsburgh Steelers. In that entire draft, there existed five future Hall of Famers, and Pittsburgh drafted four of them, so to…


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Rollins An Intriguing Prospect For The Steelers

The NFL landscape is littered with former hoopsters who successfully doubled at both sports, or made the transition from the hardwood to the gridiron. Many are tight ends, featuring household names like retired Tony Gonzalez, Antonio Gates, Julius Thomas and Jimmy Graham. On the defensive side, sack artist Julius Peppers…


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Will “Silverback” Put On A Gold Jacket?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have long been known as a blue-collar team, exemplified by the city itself and by their patriarch owners, the Rooney family, who have owned the team since 1933. Winning is a commitment there, and nothing speaks volumes like the six Lombardi Trophies the team has captured, more…


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Are The Steelers Finished Giving Second Chances?

In today’s NFL, players are expected to abide by a certain code of ethics and are given a very short leash as far as what’s expected of them. There’s a very fine line, and if you cross it or even tread it, Commissioner Roger Goodell has proven time and time…



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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…




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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…