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4 legends retire as Steelers; Marvel Smith, Aaron Smith, Fast Willie Parker, & Joey Porter

One of the cool things, at least I think so, is when a former Steeler player decides to officially end their career as part of the black ‘n gold. Sure it’s just a formality but when you think about the memories those big names have given us over the years, it only seems fitting to …

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Not all football writers created equal

Apparently it is already that time of year when writers who calls themselves experts with the mind-blowing powers of a Jedi-Knight on the National Football League comes out with their prediction of each team. It is with this in mind that I give you my take on the write up by SI.com’s Chris Burke. You …

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The Steeler Nation appreciates Aaron Smith as much as he appreciates them.

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One of the classiest and most talented players in the history of the Steelers franchise said his final farewell to the Steeler Nation on Sunday, March 11, 2012, with an advertisement in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. It reads as follows: Dear Steelers Fans, As of today, I am no longer a member of the Pittsburgh …

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Steelers not quite so “old and slow” now

“Old and Slow”, the phrase coined by the NFL Networks’ Warren Sapp last season, in reference to the Steelers slow start doesn’t apply quite so much now. The Steeler Nation was up in arms and even the players used it as somewhat of a rallying cry.  A 12-4 regular season record, dual 1,000 yd. receivers, …

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Aaron Smith the latest to be informed of his release

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According to Will DePaoli of InsidePittsburghSports and ESPN’s Adam Schefter, via twitter, the Steelers have informed long time defensive end Aaron Smith that he will be released. @TIOPS_DePaoli: #Steelers inform long-time defensive end Aaron Smith they are releasing him This is another one that shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone. His cap hit was …

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Veteran dynamic could be changing for the Steelers

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More cuts are coming for the Steelers, and contract restructures as well.  Kevin Colbert, Steelers GM mentioned as much several times in recent interviews with the local media and also at the 2012 NFL Combine during his media session.  We don’t know how many more or who might be involved in having their contract restructured …

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Fate of Aaron Smith yet to be determined

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It’s no secret that the Steelers long time defensive lineman hasn’t been the same since 2008, that’s the last time he was able to play in all 16 games. He finished that year with 60 Tackles, 5.5 Sacks, and 4 Passes Defensed. Since then he’s only played in 15 games since , fighting various injuries …

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McFadden, Battle Cuts Are Only the Beginning for Steelers

Former singer Crystal Gayle was known as much for her hair as she was for her voice. Her long, straight hair went down the center of her back and at one time was nearly touching the floor. The latest rumors are that her hair has been cut to a much more appropriate length meaning it …

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Aaron Smith’s role in Super Bowl XLV

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Pro BowlDefensive End, Aaron Smith hasn’t played since he tore his tricecep muscle on October 24th in Miami. Tomlin has held his roster spot in the hopes that Smith could make a return in the playoffs. In the process, the Steelers lost out on 4th round draft pick Thad Gibson, who was released. If Smith …

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For the Defensive Line, the window is closing

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It’s no secret the 2010 Steeler defense is not a group full of spring chickens. James Farrior – 14th year Casey Hampton – 10th year Troy Polamalu – 8th year Aaron Smith – 12th year Brett Keisel – 9th year Larry Foote – 9th year Guys like Ike Taylor, Ryan Clark, Troy Polamalu, are veterans …

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