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NORFOLK, Va. -- L.C. Greenwood, a former Pittsburgh Steeler, and Luis Tiant, a former Boston Red Sox player, stand on the brow of USS Albany (SSN 753) with Chief of the Boat, Michael Nichols, before going below decks to tour Albany June 13. The tour was part of Summerfest 2007, hosted by Naval Station Norfolk's Morale Welfare and Recreation. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christina M. Shaw (RELEASED)

Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers Defensive End

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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Harrison Takes Pride In His Body Of Work And Work On His Body

When breaking down the playing career of Pittsburgh Steelers former DPOY James Harrison, there have been many bone-rattling hits, from his suplex-style sack of Titans quarterback Vince Young, to nearly decapitating Browns receiver Mohamed Massaquoi to his lassoing of a Browns fan who decided it’d be a good idea to…



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Steelers Losing Advantages A 3-4 Scheme Once Provided

When the Pittsburgh Steelers converted to the 3-4 defense in the early 80s, it was a move made in large part to reflect the shifting nature of the roster, following the retirement of Joe Greene and the depletion of the Steel Curtain. But the shift in scheme, particularly in time,…


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Mike Tomlin Amped Up For Defensive Revival

The Pittsburgh Steelers have long been a team that prides itself on being a physical and smash-mouth team, especially on defense. In essence, it hangs it’s hat on it. However, their defense the last few years was a far cry from the Steel Curtain defense that fueled the Steelers’ Super…


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James Harrison Was Hired For His Disposition

Former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Greg Lloyd gregarious, gentlemanly pass rusher the team has had throughout its history. He was known for wearing a t-shirt that read “I Wasn’t Hired For My Disposition”. And yet, ironically, it was that surly, nasty on-field disposition that did get him hired, in a…


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Virginia OLB Eli Harold Is Easy To Link To The Steelers

The other day, I gave the backdrop on draft hopeful and potential Steeler Lorenzo Mauldin, who had a very rough upbringing. Today, I will focus on another prospect this year, one who could be very much in play for the Pittsburgh Steelers first round pick in April’s draft. With this…


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Steelers, This “Bud’s” For You

Last year at this time, all who tuned in for the 2014 NFL Combine saw arguably the greatest performance ever by a defensive end as Jadeveon Clowney, the 6-foot-5, 266-pounder, set the Twitter world ablaze. It’s safe to say the jaws of many dropped as his first attempt in the…




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Rejuvenated James Harrison Rediscovering Pass Rushing Flare

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison was retired in September. He now leads the team in sacks. The veteran pass rusher has notched a pair of sacks in back-to-back games now after failing to record one in his first four games back. The pass rushing production has come as he…


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Scoring Change Results In Steelers LB James Harrison Having Two Sacks Against Colts

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has now been credited with two sacks in the game this past Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Scoring change (per @EliasSports) for Sunday’s Week 8 game vs @Colts (@jharrison9292 now credited w/ 2.0 sacks): pic.twitter.com/xDnt18NLhq — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) October 29, 2014 On Wednesday, Elias…


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Steelers Need 2014 Pleas In The Fifth To Both Hit

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert recently completed his 15th draft with the organization and while several of the fifth-round selections that he’s made during that span managed to make the 53 man roster out of training camp as rookies, finding a player that can contribute heavily has been tough….


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Steelers Greatest Draft Hits – Third Round

By Michael K. Reynolds We’ve been doing the countdown of the Pittsburgh Steelers greatest draft hits and so far the discussion has remained…cordial. Well…now it’s time for the gloves to come off as things have gotten much tighter and difficult to discern in this round. You could shuffle the order…


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Former Steelers Defensive Lineman L.C. Greenwood Has Died At Age 67

According to several media reports, former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end L.C. Greenwood died Sunday afternoon at the age of 67. A member of the vaunted Steel Curtain defense in the 1970’s, Greenwood played for the Steelers from 1969-81 and earned four Super Bowl rings with them. During his career, Greenwood…