Category Archives: Random Junk

Never-Before-Seen Steelers Trading Cards*

Last month, Gretz worked up a post on early ’90s Steelers trading cards. I never collected football cards so all I can add to the conversation are a couple ridiculous Photoshops of current Steelers. And before you ask, yes, I … Continue reading

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Hines Ward Is Up For the Madden ’12 Cover (Sort of)

EA Sports is using a fan vote to determine the face of Madden ’12 and has created a 32-player tournament to decide the winner. Each team gets a representative, and for the Steelers it’s wide receiver and Dancing With The … Continue reading

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Watch Hines Ward’s Dancing With the Stars Debut

If I were putting together a list of topics that I figured I’d never be writing about on this site, a post about Dancing With The Stars would be somewhere near the top. Thanks to Hines Ward, well … here … Continue reading

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On the Lockout and PR Battle

Even before the lockout started the NFL Players Association was putting on the full court press when it came to trying to win the PR battle. Whether it be inviting fans and media types (us included!) to events like the … Continue reading

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Grading the Pittsburgh Power Experience

Because it may be the only football we see played in 2011 due to the now ongoing NFL Lockout, I decided to check out the first Pittsburgh Power game on Friday night. Well, because of that, and also because I … Continue reading

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Hines Ward: Cast Member On Dancing With the Stars

Hines Ward. You know him as the Steelers all-time leading receiver, a two-time Super Bowl champion, Super Bowl XL MVP, (arguably) a future Hall of Famer … and now? A cast member on Dancing With The Stars. Yes, that’s right, … Continue reading

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If You Like Early 1990′s Steelers Trading Cards, This Is For You

Growing up in the late 1980′s and early 1990′s had to be the absolute worst time to be collecting baseball and football cards. It was around that time that the card companies, in all of their infinite wisdom, started producing … Continue reading

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Alternate Reality: What if the Steelers Drafted Bradford?

It’s been almost a year since Milledgeville happened. At the time, most of us had heard enough about Off-Field Ben to know that it was probably time for the Steelers to move on. A two-time Super Bowl winner, Roethlisberger had … Continue reading

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The Post Where We Thank You for Being You

Seven years ago yesterday I started blogging about the Steelers. I cleverly titled it Heels, Sox and Steelers (amazingly, the URL was available) because there was a time when I followed sports other than football. Back then, people still called … Continue reading

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NFL Playoff Fines; Latest From Benstonium

Thanks to Chicago Bears safety Chris Harris (via Twitter) and Doug Farrar at Shutdown Corner, we now know what the NFL will be fining players for uniform violations in the playoffs: A minimum of $50,000 dollars, all for wearing the … Continue reading

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