1. Super Bowl XLIV: Why Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts Will Win

    It's a quarterback-driven league. It always has been. To figure out who will win Super Bowl XLIV, you need look no further than the two men who will lead their teams onto the field Sunday. They're a couple of great ones...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 4 years ago 347 reads 0 comments

  2. Despite the Steelers' Success, the Patriots Remain the NFL's Team of the Decade

    Let me just start by saying I love the Steelers, I really do. But there is simply no denying that the Patriots are the team of this decade, even if Pittsburgh wins the Super Bowl this season...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about 5 years ago 771 reads 134 comments

  3. Does Another Title This Season Make These Steelers a Dynasty?

    What is considered a dynasty in professional football? There are just too many variables to answer that question accurately. Whenever I try to define a dynasty in NFL terms, I always have a couple of questions that come to mind: 1...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about 5 years ago 442 reads 20 comments

  4. Pittsburgh Steelers' Highlights of 2008

    It took me long enough, but I finally did it. I watched the 2008 Steelers' season highlights. After taking an enjoyable trip down memory lane, I realized a few things. Here they are, in no particular order: 1...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about 5 years ago 672 reads 8 comments

  5. Steelers' Playmakers Reminiscent of '70s Title Teams

    The NFL off-season is way too long. Who's with me? I am not a patient man. I am a huge football fan, and an even bigger Steelers' fan. I can't wait for the season to start...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about 5 years ago 417 reads 4 comments

  6. Improvement by Offensive Line Necessary for Pittsburgh Steelers' Success

    Yeah, I know, the Steelers won the Super Bowl last season; I can appreciate that. If they hope to do it again this season, something has to change...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about 5 years ago 291 reads 4 comments

  7. Nowadays, Good Heroes Are Hard To Find

    My heroes growing up all had the same common traits. Hard-working, blue-collar, and the ability to overcome adversity in order to succeed. My favorite superhero was Batman. He didn't even have any super powers for goodness sake...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 459 reads 5 comments

  8. Steelers' Defense Should Be Super Again in 2009

    The Steelers' defense is consistently ranked among the league leaders in most defensive categories. They have been ranked first in total defense three of the past five seasons including the past two...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 680 reads 4 comments

  9. Big Ben Roethlisberger Poised For Big Season in 2009

    A big season could be looming on the horizon for Ben Roethlisberger. A career year. Big Ben's numbers didn't tell the whole story last season. At first glance, they appear rather ordinary: 17 touchdowns, 15 interceptions, and an 80...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 319 reads 15 comments

  10. Pittsburgh Steelers' Lawrence Timmons' Time Is Now

    Lawrence Timmons is ready. And the Steelers are ready to insert the playmaker into the lineup at the soon-to-be vacated spot beside James Farrior. Larry Foote has been a solid contributor, even if he has not been a flashy playmaker...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 402 reads 7 comments

  11. Steelers' Fans Are a Superstitious Lot

    I have a confession to make. I am the reason the Steelers' dynasty of the '70s came to an end. That's right, it was me...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 178 reads 20 comments

  12. Steelers Add Much-Needed Depth in 2009 NFL Draft

    There is a reason that the same teams remain at the top of the NFL—they draft well. The Steelers, Patriots, Colts, Eagles, and Giants all had stellar drafts this weekend and showed why they are the class of the NFL...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 1,618 reads 6 comments

  13. Ben Roethlisberger's Super Bowl XLIII Performance Is Defining Moment for QB

    All great quarterbacks have that one significant moment. The one that defines them as a player. For some, it comes early in their career. Johnny Unitas' moment came in the classic 1958 NFL Championship game against the New York Giants...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 679 reads 10 comments

  14. Patriots Remain Steelers' Main Obstacle In Attempt To Repeat

    The New England Patriots are good. Real good. They have been nothing short of a dynasty during this decade. The Patriots have dominated the new millenium with a winning percentage of ...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 733 reads 25 comments

  15. Six Decades Later Pittsburgh Steelers' First Playoff Game All But Forgotten

    Contrary to popular belief, the Steelers' first playoff game was not the "Immaculate Reception" game against the Raiders in 1972. It actually took place 25 years earlier in 1947...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 741 reads 2 comments

  16. Hines Ward's Career Numbers Approaching Hall of Fame Caliber

    Hines Ward had another solid season in 2008. He led the Steelers with 81 catches for 1,043 yards and seven touchdowns. It was his fifth thousand-yard season in eleven years as a pro. He just doesn't seem to be slowing down...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 1,739 reads 14 comments

  17. Champion Steelers Look To Avoid Replay of 2006

    The 2006 season took a turn for the worse before it even got started. Ben Roethlisberger's near fatal motorcycle accident cast a dark cloud over the Steelers that stayed with them all year. After the accident, more bad luck awaited the Steelers...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 270 reads 2 comments

  18. Joe Greene: Steelers Pick In '69 Draft Was Turning Point

    With their first pick in the 1969 NFL Draft, the Steelers select Joe Greene, North Texas State. Joe who? That was the reaction in Pittsburgh when Chuck Noll used his very first pick as the new head coach on the little known Greene...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 672 reads 4 comments

  19. Big Ben Roethlisberger Has Already Taken His Place Among Steeler Legends

    The list of all-time great Steeler quarterbacks has always begun and ended with Terry Bradshaw. Some of you old timers might argue for Bobby Layne to be included, but his best days ...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 3,569 reads 78 comments

  20. Can Steelers Continue Recent First Round Success?

    Since 2001, the Steelers have done pretty well, putting their first pick to good use in the annual NFL Draft. Casey Hampton, Troy Polamalu, Ben Roethlisberger, Heath Miller, and Santonio Holmes have all played major roles in the Steelers' success...

    David Klingler Written by David Klingler about over 5 years ago 784 reads 2 comments