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  • Report: HOF coach Chuck Noll, who won 4 Super Bowls, dies at 82

    06/13/2014 9:01:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | June 13, 2014 | Josh Katzowitz
    Chuck Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Steelers to four Super Bowls in the 1970s, died Friday at the age of 82, according to numerous reports out of Pittsburgh. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Noll's wife, Marianne, found him unresponsive at 9:45 p.m. ET. She called 911, and paramedics pronounced him dead at 9:55 p.m. Noll had stayed out of the public eye in recent years with an illness that had been undisclosed.
  • Joe Greene feted by Fritz Pollard Alliance

    02/22/2014 7:05:34 AM PST · by mac_truck · 10 replies
    Steelers Digest ^ | 2/22/2014 | Bob Labriola
    Joe Greene has received a lot of honors during his professional career, but being honored by the Fritz Pollard Alliance was special to him because of who Fritz Pollard was. Frederick Douglas “Fritz” Pollard was the first African-American to play in the Rose Bowl (1916) and the second to be named All-America in college football. In 1920, Pollard signed with the Akron Pros and led the team to the American Professional Football Association championship. In 1921, he was named Akron’s coach, and so when the APFA was re-named the National Football League in 1922, Pollard became the NFL’s first African-American...
  • NFL Commissioner offers a brilliant plan to fix what ain’t broke

    01/24/2014 10:19:43 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 64 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/24/14 | Doug Book
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has decided that fans are not getting their money’s worth from the nation’s most popular spectator sport. “You want to add excitement with every play,” said the concerned commissioner of the 256 regular season games plus playoff contests played this season. His solution–make extra points automatic. But if a team decides to go for 2 and fails, the gimmie extra point will be taken away, leaving a 6 rather than 7 point score. In the 2013 regular season exactly 5 extra point tries failed. Five! In short, the extra point is already automatic. And when a...
  • Mike Tomlin fined $100K; NFL could still punish Steelers with draft pick penalty

    12/04/2013 2:43:20 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 41 replies
    SI Wire ^ | 12/04/13 | Chris Mascard
    Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was fined $100,000 by the NFL on Wednesday for his near-collision with the Ravens kick returner Jacoby Jones on Thanksgiving night. The NFL is also considering downgrading one of Pittsburgh’s draft picks after the order is set, a source told NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport.
  • New Video Angle Shows Mike Tomlin Incident, League Considers Punishment

    12/02/2013 3:56:33 PM PST · by Third Person · 58 replies
    CBS Pittsburgh ^ | December 2nd, 2013 | Michael Challick
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The NFL is reviewing whether Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin tried to interfere with a kick return in Baltimore. The play is being discussed among Steelers fans across Pittsburgh and the entire country. KDKA has another angle of the play shot exclusively by KDKA-TV photographer Michael Challik. You can see Tomlin actually take a side-step toward the field, where his foot ends up on the field of play. He then jumps out of the way when he realized the Ravens’ kickoff return was heading his way. Tomlin says he was watching the play on the jumbotron and...
  • Mike Tomlin, Steelers could face ‘stiff financial penalties’ and possible loss of draft pick

    12/02/2013 1:48:29 PM PST · by george76 · 54 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | December 2, 2013 | Justin Tasch
    the NFL has performed 'an aggressive review' of the play in question, where Tomiln appeared to intentionally get in the path of Baltimore kick returner Jacoby Jones on a could-be touchdown, forcing Jones to alter his route and run towards a Pittsburgh defender. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was caught by television cameras Thursday night with a big smile on his face after his positioning on a third-quarter kick return from Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones — in which Tomlin had part of his right foot on the field as he watched the return on the video board with his back to...
  • Boston Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers just tied their game tonight (live thread)

    11/03/2013 3:40:54 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 58 replies
    Didn't see another thread (yup...did a search). Looks like a good game developing.
  • Former Steelers DE L.C. Greenwood dies at 67

    09/29/2013 4:35:02 PM PDT · by fso301 · 33 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 09/29/2013 | Will Graves
    PITTSBURGH -- L.C. Greenwood, the relentless defensive end who made up one quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers' "Steel Curtain" defense of the 1970s, has died. He was 67
  • Kovacevic: In Todd Steelers trust? Why?

    09/29/2013 2:23:35 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 8 replies
    Pittsburgh Trib Review ^ | Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, 9:57 p.m. | Dejan Kovacevic
    I could rip Todd Haley, and it wouldn't even be sport. I could rip the Steelers' offensive coordinator for a display so sickly — 14 first downs, 195 yards — that it not only wrought a 16-9 loss to a terribly beatable Tennessee team Sunday at Heinz Field but also had fans fleeing for the exits. Early in the fourth quarter! Of the season opener! I could rip Haley for a third-and-11 receiver screen to Emmanuel Sanders in which tight end David Paulson, who can't block, was sent out to block. Paulson whiffed, and Sanders was slammed for a 2-yard...
  • [NFL Players] Pouncey Twins Wear “Free Hernandez Hats” At Saturday Night Birthday Party

    07/15/2013 5:41:59 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    Steelers Depot ^ | 7/14/13 | Dave Bryan
    Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and his twin brother Mike Pouncey of the Miami Dolphins will both turn 24 in a little over a week, but being as training camps will be starting soon, they decided to celebrate early with a party Saturday night at Club Cameo in Miami. According to Deadspin, during the party the Pouncey twins were photographed wearing ‘Free Hernandez’ baseball hats as they are obviously showing support for Aaron Hernandez, their former Florida teammate and former tight end for the New England Patriots. The Pouncey’s recently had their names surface in an article about a 2007...
  • Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike Adams recovering after South Side stabbing

    06/03/2013 3:58:27 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 19 replies
    WPXI ^ | June 1, 2013
    PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams is recovering after being hospitalized Saturday for being stabbed in the arm and stomach in Pittsburgh's South Side. Police said that three men wanted to carjack Adams’ truck early Saturday morning. Authorities said one of the men held a gun to Adams’ head as another stabbed him in the arm and stomach outside of Cambod-Ican Kitchen located at 17th and Carson streets. Adams’ agent, Eric Metz, said Adams told him he gave chase even after being stabbed. Adams had left some friends just prior to the incident and was alone when the...
  • What Do You Think Of The Steelers New Uniforms? (What Were They Thinking?)

    11/18/2012 9:12:27 PM PST · by TruthWillWin · 103 replies
    Vanity
    Have you seen the uniforms the Steelers wore for tonight's game?
  • Steelers rookie faces felony charges after police chase through Pittsburgh's South Side

    10/15/2012 8:47:16 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 22 replies
    WPXI ^ | October 15, 2012
    PITTSBURGH — A Steelers rookie was arrested early Sunday morning after police said he led officers on a chase through Pittsburgh's South Side and crashed into several parked cars. Channel 11 News obtained the criminal complaint against Alameda Ta’amu, a fourth-round draft pick from the University of Washington. The rookie nose tackle has been inactive for each of the Steelers' five regular season games. The criminal complaint says police spotted a 2006 Lincoln Navigator going the wrong way on Fort Pitt Boulevard early Sunday morning, when the driver then crossed the Smithfield Street bridge and ran a red light as...
  • Obama reaches out to Paterno family(Jay Paterno was big Obama supporter)

    07/23/2012 10:09:01 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 42 replies
    ESPN ^ | 1/23/12 | Ivan Maisel
    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Jay Paterno, then the Penn State quarterbacks coach, worked for Sen. Barack Obama’s campaign before the Democratic primary in Pennsylvania in 2008. Paterno helped organize a campus rally and introduced Obama to a big crowd on the sloping lawn in front of Old Main, the university administration building. Obama lost the primary to Sen. Hilary Clinton but won Centre County. Nearly a year ago, on Feb. 2, 2011, President Obama came to Penn State and met Jay’s parents, Nittany Lion head coach Joe Paterno and his wife Sue. On Monday, the day after Joe Paterno succumbed...
  • Hines Ward announces retirement

    03/20/2012 12:32:14 PM PDT · by BO Stinkss · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03/20/2012 | Fox news
    Hines Ward has announced his retirement after 14 seasons in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ward spent his entire career with the Steelers, who decided last month to give the former Super Bowl MVP his release. "Today, I'm officially retiring as a Pittsburgh Steeler," an emotional Ward said at a Tuesday press conference. "As much as I'll miss football, my teammates, coaches and everything about the game, I don't want to play in any other uniform. I will remain a Steeler for life." The Steelers selected Ward in the third round of the 1998 draft out of Georgia. He...
  • Denver Broncos v Pittsburgh Steelers play of the game - from Denver Broncos radio

    01/09/2012 8:09:13 AM PST · by doug from upland · 52 replies · 1+ views
    CLICK AND LISTEN AT 5 MIN 9 SEC
  • Tebow's most amazing trait? Humility

    01/09/2012 7:52:40 AM PST · by Colofornian · 63 replies · 1+ views
    Fox Sports.com ^ | Jan. 9, 2012 | Mark Kriegel
    Sportswriters and ballplayers have nothing in common so much as an urge to utter four favorite words: I told you so. It’s become the coin of the realm in this business. Nothing inspires such opportunistic passion as a chance to hate the doubters and doubt the haters. SNIP What happened Sunday night was more than an upset. It was more than a thrilling playoff win for the Broncos. It was an epic rebuke to Tebow’s legions of doubters. Call it Tebow 3:16... Tebow came out for the postgame presser in a knit cap and a vest, jeans and sneakers. He...
  • Steelers Coach Badly Burned In Seven Fields Blaze

    01/06/2012 7:48:42 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 10 replies · 1+ views
    WPXI ^ | January 6, 2012
    SEVEN FIELDS, Pa. -- Channel 11 News has learned that the running backs coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers was badly burned in a house fire in Seven Fields, Butler County. The fire started shortly before 3 a.m. on Friday along Jameson Way. Kirby Wilson, 50, was flown to a Pittsburgh-area hospital. There is no word on his condition. Wilson is in his fifth season with Steelers. The team is preparing for its wild card playoff game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
  • 2011 NFL WEEK 17 LIVE THREAD [last week of the season!]

    01/01/2012 6:20:29 AM PST · by big'ol_freeper · 58 replies
    Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers - 1PM FOX Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans - 1PM CBS Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars - 1PM CBS New York Jets at Miami Dolphins - 1PM CBS Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings - 1PM FOX Buffalo Bill at New England Patriots - 1PM CBS Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints - 1PM FOX Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles - 1PM FOX San Francisco 49ers at St. Louis Rams - 1PM FOX Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals - 4:15PM FOX Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons - 4:15PM FOX Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati...
  • Ben Roethlisberger gets married

    07/23/2011 7:38:55 PM PDT · by Minn · 36 replies
    ESPN.com ^ | 7/23/2011 | Associated Press
    PITTSBURGH -- Ben Roethlisberger got the privacy he wanted for his wedding Saturday, with police providing tight security around the church in affluent Ohio Township where he and Ashley Harlan were married and tinted windows on expensive cars leaving much of the guest list a mystery. Still, the hope of a glimpse at the Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback, his new bride and the dozens of team luminaries who turned out for the ceremony was enough for Dolly Metz to sit in a car -- complete with Steelers covers on the headrests -- in a nearby parking lot with the windows down...
  • Steelers' Harrison Calls NFL Commissioner 'Crook,' 'Devil'

    07/13/2011 11:56:02 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 24 replies
    WTAE ^ | July 13, 2011
    NEW YORK -- Heavily fined Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a "crook" and a "devil," among other insults, in a magazine article. The 2008 AP Defensive Player of the Year hasn't been shy about ripping the league after he was docked $100,000 for illegal hits last season. In the August issue of Men's Journal, his rants against Goodell reach another level of wrath. "If that man was on fire and I had to p*** to put him out, I wouldn't do it," Harrison told the magazine. "I hate him and will never respect him." His...
  • Steelers RB Mendenhall clarifies earlier statement on bin Laden death

    05/04/2011 12:55:26 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 49 replies · 1+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 5/4/11 | AP
    PITTSBURGH — Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall wrote a "clarification" of his comments made Monday on Twitter regarding the death of Osama bin Laden. In a tweet posted around 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, he linked to an in-depth blog post. In that entry, he wrote that he does not support bin Laden, and that he aimed clear things up, for not only himself, but also the Steelers. On Monday, Pittsburgh’s leading rusher caused enough of a stir with his tweets, that the Steelers felt compelled to release a statement. Among Mendenhall’s posts, the day after the bin Laden news broke,...
  • Steelers RB makes questionable Osama bin Laden tweets

    05/03/2011 4:49:39 PM PDT · by Qbert · 57 replies
    AP via WSLS.com ^ | 5/3/2011 | AP
    Rashard Mendenhall has created a stir with comments made on his official Twitter page regarding Osama bin Laden's death. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back on Monday tweeted: "What kind of person celebrates death? It's amazing how people can HATE a man they have never even heard speak. We've only heard one side..." Mendenhall didn't hold back, even making a reference to the Sept. 11 attacks. "We'll never know what really happened. I just have a hard time believing a plane could take a skyscraper down demolition style."
  • US Ambassador Dan Rooney Signals He Will Step Down (to work on Obama campaign)

    04/25/2011 4:58:36 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 15 replies
    Irish Times ^ | April 24, 2011 | Brian Cooper
    U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney has signaled that he intends to step down to personally help with the Obama re-election effort. In an interview with the Irish Times, Rooney stated he was thinking of returning to the US soon. “I would probably have to resign to campaign for President Obama’s re-election,” Rooney says. “I think that would be the number one thing I can do for him, and I’d be willing to do so. He’s the best man for the job, without question.” Rooney played a key role in Pennsylvania when he endorsed Obaam [sic] in 2008. As owner...
  • The #1 Franchise of all time, Green Bay Packers won the 4th best franchise, Steelers!

    02/07/2011 8:41:16 AM PST · by factmart · 36 replies
    I'm sorry but the Bears fans and Vikings fans are much classier than the Steelers fans!
  • Green Bay Packers take down Steelers, 31-25

    02/06/2011 7:23:47 PM PST · by Plumberman27 · 214 replies · 1+ views
    Sunday, February 06, 2011 ^ | Sunday, February 06, 2011 | Ed Bouchette's
    The Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 31-25, to win Super Bowl XLV in a game that went down to the final minute.
  • SUPERBOWL LIVE THREAD

    02/06/2011 3:39:08 PM PST · by martin_fierro · 200 replies · 1+ views
    2/6/11` | marty_f
    Didn't see another one. GET IN HERE!
  • Steelers Nation revving up (prayer; admittance to the gates of seven)

    02/06/2011 10:44:11 AM PST · by mmanager · 47 replies · 1+ views
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | Feb 6, 2011 | Karen Kaneh
    Article Tools EmailPrintSteelers Nation revving up Sunday, February 06, 2011 By Karen Kane, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette From the noisy streets of the Strip District to the contemplative sanctuaries of the region's churches and even within the boundaries of the animal kingdom, the Steelers Nation is revving up for the culmination of a winning season. Pam of Pamela's P&G Diner in the Strip called it "crazy." "We were mobbed the minute we opened the doors at 8,'' she said this morning. "Everybody is wearing their black and gold. People are already lining up at the bars. It's kinda scary!" she said over...
  • #1 Packers vs #4 Steelers, All time Franchise History!

    02/06/2011 6:46:37 AM PST · by factmart · 92 replies
    The Steelers are one of the oldest teams, starting in 1933, Never won a Championship until 1975. Took them 42 years to win one Title!
  • Pittsburgh steelworkers warned not to skip work for Super Bowl

    02/06/2011 1:49:47 AM PST · by Allegra · 43 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo! Sports ^ | February 4, 2011 | Chris Chase
    Some Pittsburgh-area steelworkers are being warned that taking off to watch the Steelers in the Super Bowl could cause "severe disciplinary action." The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that U.S. Steel's Mon Valley Works has issued a notice to employees (below right) which states that missing work on Sunday or Monday without just cause will result in a Super Bowl-sized penalty.
  • NFL's 'most storied franchises' to clash as history's Goliaths

    02/05/2011 9:14:50 PM PST · by Plumberman27 · 37 replies · 1+ views
    PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW ^ | Sunday, February 6, 2011 | Bob Cohn
    Mark Murphy is an educated man and a former hard-hitting NFL safety. Both conditions help the Green Bay Packers' president understand why Super Bowl XLV is unique. "To me it's the two most storied franchises in the league," he said of the Packers and Steelers, who meet today at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. "You look at the team with the most championships versus the team with the most Super Bowl championships. It's really something." The names ring out. Art Rooney and Curly Lambeau. Terry Bradshaw and Bart Starr. Joe Greene and Ray Nitschke. Chuck Noll and Vince Lombardi. And...
  • A Viking Who Lives in Green Bay California, Rooting For The Steelers to Win

    02/05/2011 1:22:55 PM PST · by OneVike · 61 replies
    ChicoER ^ | 2/5/11 | OneVike
    Everyone who knows me, know I am a Minnesota Viking fan, thus my handle "OneVike". Well it has been a long road for us Viking fans and ever since I watched them lose Super Bowl XII to the Oakland Raiders on Jan 9, 1977, I and many Viking fans have been waiting for them to return to the big game. In the mean time we have had to suffer through numerous close calls that has had them at the very brink of returning, just to fall short. Then came the Favre situation where we were forced to endure watching...
  • Church or Football? Football or Church? Now You Don’t Have To Choose.

    02/05/2011 4:51:32 AM PST · by grassboots.org · 30 replies
    www.caffeinatedthoughts.com ^ | 2/5/11 | David Shedlock
    The Pack is back.  And so is the Steel Curtain. Probably a hundred million people will be watching Pittsburgh and Green Bay in the Super Bowl, with the Steelers hoping to upend the favored Green Bay Packers and gain their seventh championship ring.  Some will watch for the game, others for the halftime show.  Expensive, slick and sometimes funny commercials will be at center stage. A few viewers will be intrigued by the controversy surrounding quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger. Where will Christians be sitting when they watch the extravaganza?   One church in Dallas, where the big game will be held,...
  • HOW THE GREEN BAY PACKERS SAVED OVER $500 mILLION DOLLARS FROM OUR FEDERAL SPENDING!!

    02/04/2011 8:25:18 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 26 replies · 1+ views
    I forgot, but, I didnt make it up | 02/04/2011 | RaceBannon
    Okay, want to know HOW the Green Bay Packers saved the USA over $500 Million Dollars by winning against the Chicago Bears??
  • Super Bowl XLV (that's 45, right?)

    02/04/2011 9:44:43 AM PST · by jpf · 16 replies
    my big mouth blog ^ | 02/04/11 | flood
    In case you haven't heard yet the Packers and Steelers play in the Super Bowl on Sunday. It's the first time these two have been matched up in a game with large Roman numerals. That just seems plain weird given how successful these franchises have been over the years. The Packers are a 3 point favorite, which is kind of a shock given how people are always saying how much more talented and balanced the AFC is compared to the NFC. This is a tough one to call, so lets talk about my idea for Pro-Bowl reform instead. The Pro-Bowl...
  • Super Bowl Sister picks Packers, says ‘Big Ben’s clock is rung’

    02/04/2011 9:42:47 AM PST · by MDJohnPaul · 7 replies · 1+ views
    The Narthex at The Catholic Review ^ | Feb. 3, 2011 | George P. Matysek Jr.
    Here’s some news Baltimore Ravens’ fans will love. Providence Sister Jean Kenny, a nationally known Super Bowl prognosticator, is picking the Green Bay Packers over the Pittsburgh Steelers in this Sunday’s big game. The Chicago nun, who has made late-night talk show appearances on Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien in the past, predicts Super Bowl XLV’s final score will be 24-21. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Sister Jean is 18-7 in selecting winners since 1986. The Catholic schoolteacher’s foray into game picks began in 1986 when the Bears made it to the Super Bowl and Sister Jean was one of...
  • Steelers teams of past, present linked by pedigree

    01/30/2011 6:03:27 AM PST · by Plumberman27 · 60 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | 1-30-2011 | Scott Brown
    Mahogany shelves are filled with neatly lined books. Pictures that cover an adjacent wall also tell the history of the Steelers. But what makes the second-floor room at Steelers headquarters one of the most unique libraries on the planet: Six Lombardi Trophies are displayed in a row, and they have the same effect as a six-car pile-up on the Parkway.
  • Steelers fan fires backyard cannon

    01/27/2011 8:27:43 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 39 replies
    upi ^ | Jan. 27, 2011
    LINCOLNTON, N.C., Police in North Carolina said they cited a man accused of firing off a homemade cannon in his back yard to celebrate the Pittsburgh Steelers' playoff victory. Investigators said Bobby Wayne Blanton, 45, of Lincolnton, fired the homemade stainless steel cannon in his backyard to celebrate the Pittsburgh Steelers' AFC championship win over the New York Jets Sunday, the Gastonia (N.C.) Gazette reported Wednesday. Police, who were called to Blanton's home by neighbors, said the man was also in possession of a second homemade cannon, two containers of black powder, muzzle-loading propellant pellets and a fuse. Blanton was...
  • As Steelers Rise, Roethlisberger Affection Returns

    01/24/2011 5:17:14 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 96 replies
    WTAE ^ | January 22, 2011 | TED ANTHONY, AP National Writer
    PITTSBURGH -- You see it all around town these days. The "Big Ben" signs gradually returning to the windows in working-class hillside neighborhoods. The No. 7 jerseys on the backs of suburban convenience-store clerks, grade-school teachers - even, strikingly, children. Most prominently, you see it in how the discussion unfolds when talk turns to Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Instead of phrases like "criminal investigation," ''NFL suspension" and "bad example," the words today are back to what they were a couple years ago: Completed passes. Makes things happen. Leader.
  • (vanity) Steelers de-Feet the Jets, 24-19: AFC Champs

    01/23/2011 6:53:52 PM PST · by raccoonradio · 16 replies
    1/23/11 | raccoonradio
    Packers-Steelers in SB 45
  • President Obama likes the Bears over the Packers, 20-17

    01/23/2011 1:20:30 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 178 replies
    The president is a Chicago Bears fan, and has already committed to attending the Super Bowl if the Bears get there be beating the Packers on Sunday. Friday, he busted out a prediction for the game, too. From the Chicago Tribune: Obama’s guessing the Bears win, 20-17, according to White House spokesman Matt Lehrich. Why? “The difference in the game: the crowd and venue of Soldier Field,” Lehrich quoted Obama as saying.
  • Obama's Curse- Jets vs Steelers

    01/23/2011 3:48:31 PM PST · by foundedonpurpose · 17 replies
    1-23-11 | foundedonpurpose
    Who did Ears pick in the second game?
  • Bloomberg Boo'ed at Jets Event !!

    01/20/2011 3:08:36 PM PST · by ml/nj · 18 replies
    According to news monitored here Mayor Bloomberg was boo'ed at some NY Jets event and people chanted "Plow the Streets." I love it! ML/NJ
  • Ben Roethlisberger Is a Better Quarterback Than Tom Brady, and Here Is Why

    01/16/2011 10:11:08 PM PST · by malkee · 28 replies
    bleacher report ^ | Jan. 16 2011 | Alan Shimel
    What's the difference between these two QBs? Well, the obvious answer is one has hair extensions and one doesn't. One is married to a supermodel, and the other isn't. One has three Super Bowl rings and the other only two (for now). Those are all fine and dandy, but today's Jets-Patriots game showed the most important difference between Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger. When one of them is pressured, he throws the ball away or falls to the ground, while the other one moves around and makes things happen allowing his team to win. I don't know if it is...
  • Steelers rally to stun Ravens, advance to AFC championship game

    01/15/2011 6:07:27 PM PST · by Plumberman27 · 76 replies
    PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW ^ | 1-15-2011 | Scott Brown
    The Steelers advanced to the final four of the NFL playoffs today, and few could have foreseen the manner in which they did it. After spotting the Ravens a 14-point halftime lead, the Steelers dominated the second half en route to a 31-24 win in front of a frenzied crowd of 64,879 at Heinz Field.
  • Steelers fan sent home from Seahawks-crazed school for jersey

    01/15/2011 4:27:18 AM PST · by mmanager · 16 replies
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | January 15, 2011 | Michael A. Fuoco
    The reception was anything but immaculate Friday, when seventh-grader Grendon Bailie wore a Franco Harris Steelers jersey to his middle school in Tacoma, Wash., on Seattle Seahawks Appreciation Day. Grendon, 13, scored no points with administrators, who barred him from classes for not following Truman Middle School's directive that Seahawks jerseys or colors would be the only permitted exceptions from the dress code at the public school. This time, unlike in the 2006 Super Bowl, the Steelers fell to the Seahawks -- Grendon decided to just go home rather than change out of Steelers attire. And that was fine with...
  • Steelers fan sent home from Seahawks-crazed school for jersey

    01/15/2011 3:22:34 AM PST · by malkee · 9 replies
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | Jan 15 2011 | Michael A. Fuoco
    The reception was anything but immaculate Friday, when seventh-grader Grendon Bailie wore a Franco Harris Steelers jersey to his middle school in Tacoma, Wash., on Seattle Seahawks Appreciation Day. Grendon, 13, scored no points with administrators, who barred him from classes for not following Truman Middle School's directive that Seahawks jerseys or colors would be the only permitted exceptions from the dress code at the public school. This time, unlike in the 2006 Super Bowl, the Steelers fell to the Seahawks -- Grendon decided to just go home rather than change out of Steelers attire. And that was fine with...
  • NFL fines Ravens' McClain, Ngata

    12/07/2010 12:41:41 AM PST · by malkee · 16 replies
    Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain was fined $40,000, and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata was docked $15,000 by the NFL on Monday for separate hits in a 13-10 loss to the Steelers on Sunday night. The NFL punished McClain for an illegal helmet-to-helmet hit that left Steelers tight end Heath Miller with a concussion. Ngata was fined for hitting Ben Roethlisberger in the head while the Steelers' quarterback was in a defenseless position. Roethlisberger broke his nose on the play and had surgery on it yesterday. Neither McClain nor Ngata were penalized for their hits. Miller's status for next Sunday's game against...
  • Ben Roethlisberger: The Greatest Warrior QB Ever To Play in the NFL

    12/07/2010 12:11:22 AM PST · by malkee · 34 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | 12/6/10 | Alan Shimel
    I am still all fired up after watching that thrilling Steelers win against the Ravens. Troy, Woodley, Harrison, Farrior, etc. all came up big. But was there a gutsier, more warrior like player tonight than Ben Roethlisberger? His performance tonight should go down as one for the ages. I know Jack Lambert said that QBs should wear dresses. For the most part you have to agree with him. Yeah, you get a Michael Vick who has the wheels to run, you get a Brett Favre who will stand in there and take a hit to deliver the throw, but who...
  • Roethlisberger has nose for winning

    12/06/2010 1:17:40 AM PST · by Plumberman27 · 47 replies
    pittsburgh post gazette ^ | Monday December 6, 2010 | Ron Cook
    "A hand came through my facemask and, the next thing I knew, blood was running down my face," Roethlisberger said. "I said to [referee Terry McAulay], 'He hit me in the head.' He said, 'He was just trying to tackle you.' " So much for protecting the quarterback, right?