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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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Roger Goodell wants you to be more like European soccer crowds

Ever have one of those “I told you so” moments? Chances are we all have and you are about to get another one. It may be a bit premature, but in this fast-paced 24-hour news cycle I figure I better take my shot while I can and once again the target is National Football League …

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What The Steelers’ Draftees Should Expect

Let’s be honest shall we? The NFL Draft has become an epic sporting event. Although I can be one to dabble in the realm of hyperbole, it is clear what I am saying is fact. It is now on two networks. For 3 straight days! If this is not a premiere sporting event than I …

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What The Lockout Is Robbing Us Of

At a time when you and I should be thinking about the draft (many still are because it’s all we have), free agency, the impending 2011 schedule release and so on, we are left with nothing but animosity between the NFL Owners and the Players Association. Can I still call it that? I know they de-certified …

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Steeler Nation does not waiver

Being a Steeler fan is not something that is taken lightly. We aren’t fans because it’s cool, convenient, or hip. We don’t cheer for the black ‘n gold just because they win, or because everybody else does it. We don’t jump off the bandwagon when they lose. We don’t stop wearing our jerseys just because …

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Blitzburgh Radio: Media Day Wrapup & Super Bowl XLV Keys to the Game

Recorded the most recent podcast last night everyone, check it out and give it a listen. We recapped the events at Media Day on Tuesday and gave a look ahead at Super Bowl XLV with our keys to the game, predictions, and general strategy discussion. We hope you enjoy it and as always we’re open …

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Some quotes and vids to get you fired up! (as if you need it)

Heinz Field

No fly zone instituted today at Heinz Field. All JETS are grounded!   I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE TERRIBLE TOWEL , OF THE UNITED STEELER NATION AND TO THE FRANCHISE FOR WHICH IT STANDS. ONE NATION , OF DOMINATION, WITH THE ABILITY TO CRUSH YOU ALL !!! A-BEN Our Father, Who Art in Pittsburgh, Football Be …

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Myron will be smiling on us today Steeler Nation

The late, great, legendary voice of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Myron Cope’s birthday is celebrated today by all of the Steeler Nation. Were it not for Myron, we’d never have the Terrible Towel.  Any Steeler fan who’s ever had the pleasure of listening to Cope call a Steeler game remembers fondly his passion for the game …

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The wait is over, gameday is here!

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The day is finally here, after what most Steeler fans have called “the longest week ever” or said “OMG is it Sunday yet” about a hundred times before today, finally the day as arrived. It’s NFL Championship weekend, for the right to play in Super Bowl XLV. This is the Steelers 15th  appearance in the …

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The power of the Terrible Towel

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There’s a thread that just went up this morning on the forums, talking about how many Terrible Towels the Steeler Nation has.   It got me thinking about the power of this piece of cloth created by Myron Cope in 1975.  I’m sure most of us know, but for those that don’t, the towel was created …

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