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Terry Bradshaw Ranked 3rd Best No. 1 Overall QB Draft Pick By NFL.com

Jim Reineking of NFL.com recently attempted to rank the 20 quarterbacks who have been drafted No. 1 overall in modern era and he has Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw listed third overall. Reineking writes: Bradshaw was provided a great luxury that quarterbacks in today’s game don’t experience. It…


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CBS Sports’ Brinson Lists Big Ben As Major Sleeper For 2015 MVP

As NFL training camps are set to deploy here in a few short weeks, the media rush of fantasy football guides, season preview magazines and analysts’ predictions beginning raining in, with the majority of them the equivalent of throwing darts at a dartboard. After coming up a yard short of…


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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger Fifth Best Quarterback In NFL Per MMQB

We have roughly three more weeks of ranking lists to look forward to prior to training camps getting started around the league. A recent one by Andy Benoit of MMQB included a stab at the quarterback hierarchy. After deciding on Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning as…


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Examining Big Ben’s 2014 Completion Percentage: Part 1

The title of this article would seem to suggest an in-depth dialogue about the progression of Ben Roethlisberger’s game last season, but while we will take the time to examine the quarterback’s prowess in the upcoming days, today we will actually focus on how another area of the Pittsburgh Steelers’…


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Steelers WR Antonio Brown Nominated For ESPY Award

ESPN revealed this year’s list of ESPY nominees on Wednesday and it included one Pittsburgh Steelers player. Wide receiver Antonio Brown has been nominated for the Best NFL Player ESPY after leading the league last season in receptions (129) and receiving yards (1,698). Brown will certainly need a lot of…



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Ben Roethlisberger Driven To Lead Offense To New Heights

While he slipped through a grace period early in his career in large part thanks to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ veteran defense, one of the knocks on quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has long been his ability to command a locker room and be a leader. Even as recently as last season, former…


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Antonio Brown Should See Less Targets As Ball Distribution Rises

Last season, Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown caught the second-most passes in a season in the history of the league with his 129 receptions, shattering the franchise’s previous record of 112. Over the course of the past two seasons, Brown has hauled in an astounding 239 receptions, an…



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Rocky Bleier Shares Stories Of Life At Local High School

On Thursday, at my alma mater of Carlisle High School, former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rocky Bleier spoke to a crowd during the Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting, and he recollected tales of not only his playing days and being drafted by the Steelers but also being drafted into the U.S….


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The Sky’s The Limit For Pittsburgh’s “Killer B’s”

Often considered one of the ugliest uniforms, not only in NFL history, but sports history, the “bumblebee” throwbacks of the Pittsburgh Steelers are a very polarizing topic. Over the course of the last few seasons since their unveiling in 2012, the team is 3-1 while wearing them, including their offensive…


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Steelers Likely To Be In A Dogfight Every Week In 2015

On their 2015 schedule, there are no cupcake games, no “gimmes” as were served up last year for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and maybe that’s a good thing. Playing the lowly AFC South, where the Colts were the division winners, and the second-place team was Houston, who was quarterbacked by the…


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Mid 2000s Colts And 2015 Steelers Share Similarities

As it stands, heading into the 2015 NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers are more often than not viewed as an offensive juggernaut, while the defense is viewed as somewhat of the weak link on a team that has Super Bowl aspirations. It brings to mind another team of the same…


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Steelers D Not Allowing Naysayers To Get In Their Ear

Much has been said in recent years of the transgression or downward spiral of the Steelers “once dominant” defense. The defenses that took the field in Super Bowls XL, XLIII and XLV put up a stone fortress shutting down opposing running lanes, and abused quarterbacks all game long. Since then,…


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There’s Only One Ben Roethlisberger

The 2015 NFL Draft is passed and for the 7th time in 10 years, a quarterback was taken first overall. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers took the controversial Florida State Seminole quarterback Jameis Winston. As we find ourselves moving towards offseason training activities (OTAs) and soon enough NFL training camps, as…



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Roethlisberger Could Be Primed For MVP-Caliber Season

No Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback has hoisted the NFL’s Most Valuable Player Award since 1978 when the “Blonde Bomber”, Terry Bradshaw, took it home. That season, he threw for 2,915 yards with 28 touchdowns, and 20 interceptions. Those numbers were in a different era though, whenever quarterbacks didn’t wear dresses and…


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Steelers Have Talent On Deck To Withstand Bell’s Suspension

As running back Le’Veon Bell awaits decision on his appeal regarding the three-game suspension, the NFL schedule was released Tuesday and it certainly didn’t do the Pittsburgh Steelers any favors. Now we all know team’s records last year don’t mean much, as every year there’s a few teams who seem to rise…


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AB Proving Size Isn’t Everything In NFL WR Hierarchy

In the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers selected an unknown wide receiver from Central Michigan who would likely be relegated to special teams duties, if that. However, Antonio Brown showed a glimpse of things to come in his NFL debut that year versus Tennessee, as…


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Free Agency Often Frustrating For Steeler Fans

After the first few waves of free agency have came and went, now is about the time the die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan probably wants to bang their head off the wall. With dire needs at both cornerback and outside linebacker, the team stood by and did nothing, watching even some…



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Will Alan Faneca Follow Jerome Bettis Into Canton In 2016?

It took him five tries, but iconic former-Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis finally got the call he’d been waiting for Saturday night-his election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The sixth-leading rusher in NFL history, Bettis ran for 13,662 and 91 scores over his illustrious 13-year career, capping…


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5 Things The Seahawks Must Do To Win Super Bowl XLIX

The Seattle Seahawks will look to win their second Lombardi Trophy in as many years Sunday evening in Super Bowl XLIX against the New England Patriots and below are five things that I feel they must accomplish in the game in order for that to happen. Take Brady Out Of His Comfort Zone – Much like…


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5 Things The Patriots Must Do To Win Super Bowl XLIX

The New England Patriots will look to win their fourth Lombardi Trophy Sunday evening in Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks and below are five things that I feel they must accomplish in the game in order for that to happen. Short Passing Game Must Click – Much like…


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The Forgotten “Mann” Turning Water To Wine For Pittsburgh

In February 2013, the Pittsburgh Steelers front office made a move that, at the time, didn’t receive as much as maybe a small blip running across the ticker on NFL Network. But with the team’s embarrassment of riches at the wide receiver position over the last several years, it’s safe…