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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…