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Tie looks better on Browns than it does on Steelers

Perhaps you’ve heard a million or so times that the Steelers have had only three head coaches since 1969. Well now, they’ve had three ties during that same time period after playing to a 21-21 stalemate with the Browns in Sunday’s 2018 season opener at Cleveland. Chuck Noll and Bill Cowher both have one tie …

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Steelers turn to JuJu Smith-Schuster in win over Lions

If you’re a Steelers fan and an NFL draft junkie, the moment JuJu Smith-Schuster was drafted doesn’t quite measure up to the moment Ben Roethlisberger was drafted. When Roethlisberger in that pinstripe suit spoke to his new coach on the phone, those of us watching on TV saw a turning point in Steelers history even if …

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Onward Steelers; Show Me Some Fire!

I’m to the point right now where I really don’t want to hear anymore about scheme or play-calling or injuries or if Ben is mad at Haley or if out throwbacks are really that ugly (yes they are). Instead, how about we see some fire and intensity from this team? How about someone get in …

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Ben being Ben, again

This is getting to be as routine as getting the oil changed or seeing another ridiculous political ad on TV. ‘This’ that I speak is my annual article imploring all of you and myself included to take Steelers’ Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with a grain of salt. Every season it seems Big Ben announces to us …

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‘Slash’ is officially retired; A look back at Kordell Stewart

Joe Gilliam was the first to experience being a ‘black’ quarterback in the city of Pittsburgh and so much so that Sports Illustrated felt obliged to tell us when it put him on the cover in September of 1974 with the headline; “Pittsburgh’s Black Quarterback.” Yesterday in Pittsburgh, another black quarterback returned to formally announce …

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On the Steelers; Running more versus running effectively

There was a great disturbance in the force that is Steelers’ Nation this week and it has nothing to do with Jedi-Knights or Casey Hampton walking through the locker room. At about the same time that it was announced that former offensive tackle Willie Colon would be moving inside to the left guard position, he …

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Cowher vs Tomlin: Draft comparison, the early years

Seems like all we hear about these days is Mike Wallace, the salary cap, and the constant over analyzing of every restricted and unrestricted free agent on the Steelers.  Before that it was Haley vs Roethlisberger, or the power struggle in Pittsburgh that never was.  You can only beat those topics so much before it …

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