Category Archives: Steelers History

For Reasons We Can’t Explain, Here’s a Walter Abercrombie Highlight Video

Sandwiched between the careers of Franco Harris and Tim Worley was the probably forgotten career of Walter Abercrombie, the Steelers’ first round pick (No. 12 overall) in 1982 out of Baylor University. And while his career was never destined for … Continue reading

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Looking Back: The 2000 Draft, Brady 6, Pennington and the Steelers

I didn’t catch “The Brady 6″ on ESPN on Tuesday night but I think I have the gist of it: Tom Brady is one of the best quarterbacks to ever play in the NFL despite being passed over in the … Continue reading

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Random Video: That Time Steve Bono Threw a Touchdown Pass to John Stallworth

Before Hines Ward set the standard that all other Steelers wide receivers will be measured by, John Stallworth was the clubs all-time leader in catches, yards and touchdowns. He was also a Super Bowl legend thanks to his performances in … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Generational Grudge Match: Greg Lloyd vs. James Harrison

In which we take two players from different generations and throw them into an imaginary ring for you to decide the winner. This is the second such installment, and it’s a battle of outside linebackers with James Harrison going up … Continue reading

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Random Video: 1979 Jack Lambert Hit On Haven Moses

Head injuries and defenseless players are the talk of professional sports at the moment (the NHL is trying to curb head injuries just as much, if not more, than the NFL) and it’s hard to ignore how the culture is … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Generational Grudge Match: Heath Miller vs. Eric Green

In which we take two players from different generations and throw them into an imaginary ring for you to decide the winner. This is the first such installment, and it’s a battle of tight ends with Heath Miller going up … Continue reading

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Redefining ‘Steeler Football’: Is It All About the Passing Game?

I remember watching Kevin Colbert on a local Pittsburgh talk show a few years back (I’m pretty sure it was Sportsbeat) being asked his opinion on the most important statistic in football. His response: yards per pass attempt. He then … Continue reading

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Steelers Ain’t Bad at Moving Up (and Down) Draft Board

I remain conflicted about who the Steelers should draft in the first round. This is not unusual. I do have it narrowed down to defensive back or offensive lineman, undoubtedly because those are the two positions where Pittsburgh annually needs … Continue reading

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Argument Starters: Best QB Seasons in Steelers History

Because who doesn’t like a list to argue about?

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SB Weekend Got Off to Bad Start With HOF Voting

As Ryan already noted, it was no shock that Jerome Bettis was not selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame last Saturday in his first year of eligibility. What was a little surprising was that fellow tailback Curtis Martin … Continue reading

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