Category Archives: Steelers History

Projecting Salary Cap Cuts and Moves for the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers (Part 4)

Note 1: This is the fourth installment of a five-part series on the Steelers’ 2012 salary-cap dilemmas that are more pronounced than ever before and will result in some difficult cuts. If you have not done so, please read the … Continue reading

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Examining the Steelers’ Philosophical and Pragmatic Moves and Non-Moves that Will Make Getting Under the 2012 Salary Cap Both Challenging and Risky (Part 3)

Note: This is the third of a five-part series being published this week examining the 2012 Steelers, with a focus on the team’s salary-cap challenges. If you have not done so, please read Monday’s detailed synopsis on the salary-cap and … Continue reading

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Steelers Face Tough 2012 Offseason Decisions, But Are Not in “Salary Cap Hell” (Part 2)

Note: This is the second installment of a five-part series being published this week examining the 2012 Steelers, with a focus on the team’s salary-cap challenges. If you have not done so, please read Monday’s detailed synopsis to better comprehend … Continue reading

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Are the 2011 Steelers Simply Great at Home and Bad on the Road?

The Steelers have been a true Jekyll and Hyde squad this fall. Pittsburgh (3-2) looked good in shutting out the abysmal Seahawks in week No. 2 and exhibited its best all-around performance of the season in a 38-17 win Sunday … Continue reading

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Obituaries for the End of a Super Era of Steelers’ Football Are Once Again Premature

From 2004-10, the Steelers won two world titles, played in a third Super Bowl, and posted a franchise-best 15-1 regular-season record in 2004 only to lose to a great New England squad that literally cheated (videotape gate) to gain an … Continue reading

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2011 NFL Projected Team-by-Team Records and Playoffs Picks

Last fall I followed the projections of most NFL experts in picking my beloved Steelers to finish 9-7 and miss the playoffs, while picking the evil Cowboys to win the Super Bowl in their own lavish stadium. Nostradamus, evidently I … Continue reading

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The Best Non-Quarterback Passers in Steelers History

The Steelers have had two of the more versatile offensive weapons in the NFL over the past two decades in Kordell Stewart and Antwaan Randle El. Slash players. Guys that can be utilized in different roles and be called on … Continue reading

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A Look at the Super Bowl Dominance of Lynn Swann and John Stallworth

Hall of Famers Lynn Swann and John Stallworth never put up huge receiving numbers throughout their careers with the Steelers, making them perhaps the most controversial of Pittsburgh’s Canton contingent. The argument in their favor always revolved around their contributions … Continue reading

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It’s Better to Dump a Player a Year Too Early

If you’re a baseball fan, or if you happened to watch ESPN for more than a minute in the past five days, you’ve likely been bludgeoned with the sledgehammer that is the Jorge Posada-New York Yankees soap opera. For those … Continue reading

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A Look at the Steelers Before Chuck Noll, Joe Greene Turned Them Into Winners

If you’re a semi-regular reader of this site you’re probably aware of our fascination with Steelers history, no matter how random or obscure it may be (Two words: Walter Abercrombie). Since the early 1970′s the Steelers have been one of … Continue reading

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