It’s the news no Steelers’ fan wants to hear about an all-time fan favorite, but it’s a reality. Five-time Pro Bowler and 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, James Harrison will no longer wear black and gold.
With over 13,000 yards and 91 touchdowns in Jerome Bettis’ professional career, this time around, Steelers Nation felt pretty good about The Bus’s next stop being at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Fans of the “black and gold” will face an unhappy dilemma on Super Bowl Sunday.
Chris Rainey is out as a Pittsburgh Steeler. The team waived him after his arrest in Florida.
With no increase expected in the 2013 NFL salary cap, the Pittsburgh Steelers will likely see many of their most recognized and fan favored players on different teams or retired following the final regular season game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, December 30. Fans who are already depressed about the loss to the Cincinnati Bengals may be looking at even more tough times ahead.
It didn’t matter who was under center in Cleveland on Sunday when not a single running back was immune from fumbleitis.
The Pittsburgh Steelers were unable to convert their quick start against the Baltimore Ravens in their Sunday Night Football matchup by losing, 10-13. The Ravens go two games ahead in the AFC North. Grading your favorite team is never easy, but in a disappointing and close loss, it’s even harder.
Sometime in the next couple of weeks, Ben and Ashley Roethlisberger will become new parents. And the conflict of a birth on game day has returned to the spotlight thanks to a sports columnist for ProFootballTalk.com.
Hurricane Sandy has forced the Steelers to change their travel plans to New Jersey to play the New York Giants this weekend. And the team won’t be the only ones with altered plans. Fans will have some challenges as well.
The first home game of the regular season brought thousands of Steelers’ fans to the North Shore on Sunday afternoon.
Steelers fans lined up for the first open practice of training camp at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe. The humidity and threat of storms didn’t keep them away.
No. 86 usually caught everything thrown his way, but that’s not the only reason he became a huge fan favorite. “He hit like a linebacker, played wide receiver with a linebacker’s mentality,” one fan said.
Shock continues to reverberate throughout Steelers nation about veteran wide receiver Hines Ward being cut from the team. But there is another thing that could throw Steelers fans for an even bigger loop – Ward could conceivably end up playing for a rival team.
Steelers’ fans rode a wave of emotion during Sunday’s Wild Card Playoff game. First, the shock of seeing their team fall behind, and then the furious comeback that led to a finish almost no one saw coming.
The rallying cry of Steelers Nation was heard loud and clear today as Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh hosted a “Break the Broncos” pep rally downtown ahead of this weekend’s Wild Card playoff matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Denver Broncos.