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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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Hines Ward Names His Choices For Steelers Mount Rushmore

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward was a guest Friday evening on Pro Football Talk and was asked to name the four people that he would put on the organizations\’ version of Mount Rushmore. The first name out of Ward\’s mouth was Art Rooney Sr., and he followed it up by naming Chuck Noll, […]

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Steelers Oldest Living Former Player, Chuck Cherundolo, Passed Away Last Saturday

Former Pittsburgh Steelers center Chuck Cherundolo passed away on Dec. 22 at the age of 96 in Lakeland, Florida due to heart failure. At the time of his death Cherundolo was the fourth-oldest living NFL player and the oldest living former Steelers player. Cherundolo played football at Penn State University where he was an All-American […]

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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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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Willie Colon Move To Left Guard Episode

Season 2, Episode 109 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I get right after discussing the news that surfaced this week that Willie Colon would be moving to left guard from right tackle. With this news we also discuss all of the possibilities that include rookie Mike Adams starting the season […]

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Rookies DeCastro & Adams Look To Buck Steelers History By Both Starting Week 1

The recent report by Ed Bouchette stating that second round tackle Mike Adams is in the plans of the Pittsburgh Steelers to get the first crack at the starting left tackle spot is not earth shattering news in nature, especially when you look at the potential candidates currently on the roster that could compete for […]

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Tragedies, Players And The NFL

By Christina Rivers Is tragedy a larger issue for past NFL players than we ever dreamed was possible? The death of Junior Seau has uncovered a dark side of the retirement world post-professional football that would have Obi Wan shuddering. The sports world is abuzz with questions about how the league will handle what has […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – May 8th – Son Of Mike Webster Talks Brains Edition

Teresa Varley reports that both Maurkice Pouncey and Marcus Gilbert followed the draft closely and the two were very excited after the Steelers chose offensive linemen in the first two rounds. Both players reached out to both David DeCastro and Mike Adams immediately after the draft. Wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery joined Fox Sports Weekend on […]

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Steelers Rewind – Looking Back In Steelers History (March 24 – 31)

Histories are as perfect as the Historian is wise, and is gifted with an eye and a soul.   —Thomas Carlyle Often the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers is riddled with imperfections, and those who write about it just as flawed.  Last week we had a small error in one of our photos (and it was […]

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Dermontti Dawson & Jack Butler Elected Into Pro Football Hall Of Fame 2012 Class

The votes are in and the Pittsburgh Steelers have two more former players elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as center Dermontti Dawson and defensive back Jack Butler were named to the 2012 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Dawson and Butler joined Willie Roaf, Curtis Martin, Cortez Kennedy and Chris […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday August 23rd – There\’s A Pony In The Backfield Edition

Ed Bouchette blogs that Maurkice Pouncey should now be given the starting job at center and the only question left is what to do with Justin Hartwig. He also points out the Steelers used a pony backfield a few times on Saturday night when both Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman lined up in the backfield […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday February 24th

A big thumbs up to all that supported Steelers Depot in the 2010 Pittsburgh Sports Blog Tournament. I think we surprised a ton of folks by making it to the final 4. Hell, I was ecstatic to make it to the Sweet 16. Never under estimate the power of Twitter and Facebook. We have dedicated […]

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