Bettis To Drop Puck At Winter Classic

Pittsburgh (93-7 The FAN) – Former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis joined the Fan Morning to talk about his upcoming event at the Hard Rock Cafe. Bettis will be hosting a viewing party for the Winter Classic sponsored by Pepsi Max.

Bettis said, this year’s team is not the same team that went into the playoffs as the No. 6 seed to win Super Bowl XL. Sunday’s game is critical for the Steelers to win in order for the team, especially Troy Polamalu and the offensive line, to get rest. This team will not get to the next level without at healthy running game.

Jerome also throws his vote on the pile for Maurkice Pouncey for team MVP. “He has been a stud all year round,” Bettis said. He also tells us what goes on behind the scenes when the team votes for the MVP.

He said the coach never influences the players votes for MVP, but they do influence or veto who the team chooses as the captains.

Bettis also told Ron Cook and Jim Colony, to their surprise, that he will be dropping the ceremonial puck to open the Winter Classic at Heinz Field.

  • Koltsov

    What a joke. Keep the Steelers (and terrible towels) out of the winter classic.

    • Mark

      In that case, let’s hope it gets cancelled so you hockey freaks can get the F out of Heinz field

  • crip

    i agree, he probably doesn’t even like hockey.

  • Honey L.Malik

    Not sure about that yet!

  • myspaceyourface

    Go Steelers and LET’S GO PENS.

    Best of both worlds. . . . Hockey in Heinz

    I just hope the weather cooperates.

  • josh

    What a disgrace.

    Bettis’ backing of the BANKRUPT Majestic Star Casino instead of Isle of Capri showed he could careless about Pittsburgh Hockey.

    Isle of Capri would have given the Pens a free stadium. Instead he decided to back a bankrupt/corrupt casino owner out of Detroit.

    The sooner #36 stops associating himself with Pittsburgh the better…. You know #66 could careless about Bettis after Bettis turned his back on the Pens.

    • Koltsov

      I agree 100%

  • MsPittsburgh

    I didn’t know any of this!!! WOW

  • Lash

    Jerome flew on a flight 1st class and snubbed everyone getting on the plane by placing his hat over his face. Hey the Pittsburgh fans backed him, now he snubs us. Get on last and no one will see you if you cannot even say “Hi”. Get Mario to drop the puck. He kept the Penguins in Pittsburgh and is a class act.

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