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Bouchette: \”Good Chance\” Jerome Bettis Gets Elected To Pro Football Hall Of Fame In 2013

We now know the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame class, and it even includes a couple of former Pittsburgh Steelers players in center Dermontti Dawson and defensive back Jack Butler. Dawson was one of the 15 modern era finalist, while Butler was one of the two senior finalist that made the 2012 final cut. […]

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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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The Terrible Podcast – Super Bowl Preview & Myron Rolle Interview Episode

Season 2, Episode 74 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and get the Super Bowl preview show started by addressing a few reader emails to start off with. Next David and I run down the list of finalist again for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and give our final predictions on […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – February 1st – Polamalu 6th Most Marketable NFL Player Edition

Troy Polamalu is the 6th most marketable player in the NFL, according to an exclusive survey of sports business execs, analysts and media members conducted by Street and Smith’s Sports Business Daily. Ben Roethlisberger finished tied for 20th on the list. US Ambassador to Ireland and President Emeritus of the Pittsburgh Steelers Dan Rooney has […]

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The Rooney-Mara Connection

With the New York Giants in the Super Bowl this year, there will undoubtedly be some speculation regarding whether or not the Rooney family, majority owners of the Pittsburgh Steelers, will be rooting for them against the New England Patriots or not.  The reason:  The Rooneys and Maras have a connection that is steeped in […]

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Four Steelers Players In ESPN Top 20 Of Any Era NFL Poll Of Pro Football Hall Of Fame Panel

ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine combined to put out list of the 20 current players who a 20-member Pro Football Hall of Fame panel and ESPN\’s very own John Clayton believe could excel in any era of the NFL. The top 20 was finalized today and four current Pittsburgh Steelers players made the top 10. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – January 17th – Roethlisberger Almost A Giant Edition

Peter King wrote in his MMQB piece how the New York Giants would have been fine drafting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger if San Diego Chargers GM A.J. Smith had played hardball with then-Giants GM Ernie Accorsi as the clock wound down on the fourth overall pick of the 2004 NFL Draft. Hines Ward was on NFL […]

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Jack Butler deserves a place in Hall of Fame

Jack Butler was one of four former Steelers players to make the final list of possible inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio; class of 2012.  The fact that it has taken so long for one of the NFL and Steelers\’ best defensive backs to do so has been somewhat of […]

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Former Steelers Bettis, Dawson, Greene & Butler Named Pro Football Hall Of Fame Finalists

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis, cornerback Jack Butler, center Dermontti Dawson and linebacker Kevin Greene are among the 17 finalists to be considered for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame when the Hall’s Selection Committee meets in Indianapolis on Saturday, Feb. 4. Bettis was a six-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro […]

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Show Hines Ward Some Extra Love Saturday At Heinz Field, Just In Case

The Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday game against the St. Louis Rams certainly does not have a lot of drama to it outside of wondering if quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will play on his injured left ankle, but the underlying back story in this game is that there is an outside chance that it could be the last […]

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Bettis, Dawson, Greene & Shell Named Pro Football Hall Of Fame Semifinalists

26 modern-era semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2012 were announced on Tuesday and the list includes four former Steelers players. Making the cut were running back Jerome Bettis, center Dermontti Dawson, linebacker/defensive end Kevin Greene and safety Donnie Shell. Jack Butler also remains a senior candidate finalist. Former Steelers head […]

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Cowher, Dawson & Bettis Nominees For 2012 Hall Of Fame Class

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced this afternoon that former Steelers head coach Bill Cowher, center Dermontti Dawson and running back Jerome Bettis are among the 103 modern-day nominees for the 2012 Hall of Fame class. This is the first year that Cowher is eligible after leaving coaching following the 2006 season. The selection […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – August 25th – Heath The Leader Edition

Ken Laird has the transcription up from the Bruce Arians chat with the media on Wednesday. Arians says David Johnson is indeed the No. 2 tight end and says the race for the 3rd spot is still open. Arians also keeps reminding his receivers not to be selfish this year. Arians also heaps praise on […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday August 11th – Get Well Baron Batch Edition

The biggest and perhaps saddest news from training camp thus far happened yesterday as fan favorite and rookie sensation Baron Batch will be out for the year with a torn ACL in his left knee. Please pray for a speedy and thorough recovery for him. Kevin Colbert joined KDKA Radio to address the upcoming game […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday July 7th – RIP John Mackey Edition

Pro Football Hall of Fame tight end John Mackey has passed away at the age of 69. NFL.com has a good feature video up of him. The latest story by Bob Labriola is up in a series of stories chronicling the 52 playoff games in Steelers history is up and covers the 1982 loss to […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday July 4th – Happy Independence Day Edition

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu finished 6th overall in the top 100 players of 2011 series that concluded last night on the NFL Network. Speaking of Polamalu, his uncle, USC running backs coach Kennedy Pola, joined Troy at his football camp in Samoa this past week and he commemorated the occasion by changing his last name […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday June 30th – Colon Wants Fair Deal Edition

Several teams might be possible suitors for free agent Willie Colon as he is looking for a fair deal according to Scott Brown. Although Colon would rather stay at tackle, he is not opposed to moving to guard if he returns. Colon, said. “We pull (left guard) Chris Kemoeatu so much that if I was […]

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Hines Ward Hall Of Fame Bound Update

With the recent announcement by Steelers receiver Hines Ward that he would like to play a couple of more seasons, it is time to once again look at his credentials and chances of one day being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Here is my post last offseason on Ward for a reference […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday June 6th – RIP John Henry Johnson Edition

Steelers legendary running back John Henry Johnson passed away this weekend at the age of 81. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987 and was the first player in Steelers history to rush for 1000 yards in a season. Here is a great video on his career. Steelers quarterback Ben […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday May 16th – Ochocinco Full Of Bull Edition

Ed Bouchette had a great read on Sunday that looked back over the career of the recently retired Alan Faneca and Ron Cook wrote that the next stop should be the Pro Football Hall of Fame. John Clayton of ESPN.com explains how the proliferation of 3-4 defenses has led to changes in philosophy at the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 13th Here\’sssss Hinesssss Ward Edition

Yet another positive report on the possible re-signing of Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor from Scott Brown. Taylor told Brown that he “definitely” wants to sign a long-term deal with the Steelers and that he is pretty sure both sides are on the page together. Hines Ward was on the Jay Leno Show last […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday May 12th – Korky Goes to Jail Edition

Former Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart was booked into jail of Alpharetta, Georgia on Wednesday after being charged with driving with a suspended license when stopped for speeding. Stewart was out on a $3,000 bond about four hours later. What is it about Georgia and Steelers quarterbacks? I wonder what sweater he wore for the mug […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday May 11th – Ike Just Wants Market Value Edition

Jory Rand caught up with Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor who is training down in Orlando with Tom Shaw and friends and got some reiterated thoughts from Taylor on his want to return to the Steelers next year. Taylor just wants whatever his market value is and you can\’t blame him. Video of the […]

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Alan Faneca Retires – Steelers Made Right Decision Letting Him Walk

Former Steelers 1998 first round draft pick, guard Alan Faneca, has announced his retirement from the NFL today after 13 seasons. During his career Faneca earned 9 trips to the Pro Bowl and is a member of the Steelers 75th Anniversary all-time team as well. He overcame epilepsy that was discovered during his teenage years […]

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Dermontti Dawson & Jerome Bettis Named 2011 Hall Of Fame Finalists

Former Steelers Dermontti Dawson and Jerome Bettis were named Class of 2011 Hall of Fame finalists on Sunday morning. In total, 17 finalist were announced including 2 senior nominees. To be eligible for election, modern-era players and coaches must be retired at least five years. Here are the 17 finalists (*-denotes senior nominee): » Jerome […]

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Jerome Bettis, Kevin Greene & Dermontti Dawson Named 2011 Hall Of Fame Semifinalists

The semifinalists for the 2011 Pro Football Hallof Fame class of 2011 have been released and on it are 3 former Steelers. Jerome Bettis, Kevin Greene and Dermontti Dawson all have made the list. The group was chosen by the Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee from an initial list of 114 preliminary nominees that were […]

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