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A Sad Super Bowl for The Nation

Citizens of the One and Only Sports Nation, we are in a time of mourning. Not only are our beloved Steelers making vacation plans which do not include saying the words “I’m going to Disney World!”, two teams that give us absolutely nothing to cheer for, are meeting in the Super Bowl.

Onward Steelers; It’s Time to Accept This is a Passing Offense

If you haven’t come to the realization that the Pittsburgh Steelers are a pass-first team then perhaps you’ve been watching re-runs of the Seventies’ Steelers. Art Rooney II can say Ben Roethlisberger needs to ‘tweak his game’ all he wants to but I didn’t see anything that needed tweaking yesterday in the 34-31 loss to …

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Steelers and Raiders Renew One of the Great Football Rivalries

In the 1970′s, the term ‘parity’ didn’t mean much in the National Football League. You were either a good team or you were a bad team and there were very few that would actually fall in the middle. In the American Football Conference, there were basically three teams; the Miami Dolphins, the Oakland Raiders and …

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Harrison Will Forever Be the Villain

Chances are if you’re reading this, then you’re a Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan. Even if you’re not, you can’t deny the fact that Steelers’ linebacker James Harrison is the poster child for Commissioner Roger Goodell’s assault on the game in the name of ‘player safety.’ Harrison, who has yet to see a down of action so …

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On the Steelers; Home games belong in Pittsburgh, not Ireland

Here we go Steelers! Here we go….. To Ireland. In what could only be viewed as a ‘what took so long’ announcement, Pittsburgh Steelers’ Chairman Emeritus Dan Rooney said yesterday that he would like the Steelers to play a regular season game in Ireland. As most of you know, Mr. Rooney was named the ambassador …

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Steelers have a real pain in the ‘grass.’

There are many of my Steeler Nation brethren who believe it is long past the time for change. I’m not speaking of coordinators or head coaches or even general managers. I’m speaking of something so holy and so sacred that replacing it almost seems barbaric and sacrificial. I’m talking of course about the grass at …

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NFL Draft is just another day for successful Steelers

If you’re a fan of the National Football League then chances are you actually enjoy the hours and hours of endless NFL Draft coverage provided by ESPN and the NFL Network. Sure there are fans who could care less and just want to see who their team selected, but overall, most fans will tune in …

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Steelers will take care of 2012, 2013 like they always do

Every offseason we hear about teams who have $20 million, even $30 million or more in cap space before they do any type of moves to free up additional money. The Bengals this year have about $60 million in cap room.  Everybody always wonders why the Steelers aren’t in a similar position and why they …

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Blitzburgh Radio Podcast with Steelers insider Jim Wexell

We are both excited and honored to have the great Jim Wexell join us on the show. Jim is fresh off the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine and shares with us his insight on some of the players he talked too, how the combine works for the media, potential Steelers prospects, Mike Wallace, the offseason and …

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Steelers fully prepared to handle this offseason & the future

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Even with all the hype surrounding the Steelers this offseason; Todd Haley, Ben Roethlisberger, Free Agency, who’s running the team, the Steelers are not in any worse shape than they are in any other year organizationally speaking. Sure they are working their way out of a tricky salary cap situation but it’s not as hopeless …

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