Category Archives: 2010 steelers

Troy Polamalu Wins AP Defensive Player of the Year Award: Some Highlights

There were some initial reports Monday evening that Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews had been named the AP’s Defensive Player of the year. Those reports were wrong. The winner, as it turns out, is Steelers safety Troy Polamalu as … Continue reading

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Rodgers, Big Ben and How the Steelers’ Running Game Could Be the Difference

Almost exactly a year ago, after the Steelers’ season had ended but before Milledgville became a household word, I wrote a post asking a simple question: “If Big Ben was going to miss, say, four regular-season games due to injury, … Continue reading

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Morning Links (and Daily Thread)…

A quick daily look at what’s happening around Steelers Nation. And consider this your open thread for discussing the days events and, well, anything else that comes to mind about the Black and Gold.

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Marshall Faulk: Not a Huge Believer in the Steelers

It’s too bad NFL.com just doesn’t have an entire section devoted to “Stupid Things Marshall Faulk Says” because it would make my job a lot easier. Instead, I spent 20 minutes perusing their video archives to unearth some recent nuggets … Continue reading

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Morning Links (and Daily Thread)…

A quick daily look at what’s happening around Steelers Nation. And consider this your open thread for discussing the days events and, well, anything else that comes to mind about the Black and Gold.

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Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Jets, Week 20 — A Bravura Performance for the Tackles

The Jets have one of the best defenses in the NFL, but there is something about Gang Green that seems to bring out the best in the Steelers offensive line. The regular season game was probably the line’s best performance … Continue reading

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Steelers, Packers, Zone Blitzes and Organized Chaos

There are a lot of connections between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers heading into Super Bowl XLV. For example, you may have heard once or twice that Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is from Pittsburgh (seriously, it’s this … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #34: Super Bowl Bye Week — Andy Russell

It’s another podcast, y’all. We have a week off until the Super Bowl so JJ, Adam and I briefly discuss last season’s Packers-Steelers game; get to some reader mail; rail on Marshall Faulk; talk about Dougie Legursky, Maurkice Pouncey and … Continue reading

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Morning Links (And Daily Thread)…

A quick daily look at what’s happening around Steelers Nation. And consider this your open thread for discussing the days events and, well, anything else that comes to mind about the Black and Gold.

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Sanders, Brown and Holmes: a Tale of 3 WRs

When the Steelers shipped Santonio Holmes to the Jets last spring, I feel confident in writing that we all were picking our collective jaws off up the floor when we found out. I remember reading the headline and thinking, “Clearly, … Continue reading

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