1. Super Bowl 2011: The Six Key Steelers Who've Been Unsung Heroes in 2010

    Every team from best to worst has it's unsung heroes, the men you never hear about but that do a ton of work for their team's winning cause. When a team reaches the Super Bowl, it's because of those players just as much as the superstars...

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  2. Super Bowl 2011: Super Snubs Mike Tomlin and Mike McCarthy Deserved COY Honors

    The NFL awarded its annual Coach of the Year award two days ago. Amid Bill Belichick's third win and strong pushes by young coaches Todd Haley (Kansas City) and Raheem Morris (Tampa ...

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  3. Super Bowl 2011: Pittsburgh Steelers' 5 Offensive Essentials vs. Green Bay

    Any team that reaches the Super Bowl is doing something (or, more likely, a lot of things) correctly. That doesn't mean that game plans for the biggest game of the year will be run of the mill or even easy to create...

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  4. Super Bowl XLV: Why This Game Is So Important To Ben Roethlisberger

    Quarterbacks are a special breed of player. They are the face of their franchise, the trigger man on offense, the most-recognized and most-criticized player on the roster. They are, in short, the most important player on any team...

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  5. Super Bowl 2011: Pittsburgh Steelers' 5 Big Questions for Super Bowl Week

    Super Bowl week is finally here. Both teams have arrived in Dallas for Super Bowl XLV, and everyone in Wisconsin and western Pennsylvania seems to be eagerly anticipating a competitive, tough game...

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  6. NFL Coach Rankings, Week 18: Black Monday Quiet, More Moves Loom Ahead

    And so it ends. For all but 12 of the NFL's 32 teams, the season is now over. For several teams, that means that changes will need to be made at the top. If you count Dallas, there are currently five open head coaching jobs in the league...

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  7. Coaches Cornered: Mike Singletary Gone, Others To Follow Next Week

    After 16 weeks only a handful of playoff spots remain. The first overall draft pick has been locked up by the Carolina Panthers and we've seen four head coaches from the beginning of the season canned by their respective teams...

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  8. Pittsburgh Steelers: Top 10 Moments of the 2010 Regular Season

    For the Pittsburgh Steelers, it's been a roller coaster season. There have been highs and lows, good moments and bad, and a few surprises as well...

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  9. NFL Coach Rankings: Marvin Lewis, Gary Kubiak and Three More Troubled Coaches

    With only two weeks to go, the NFL's regular season is winding to a close. For some teams, that simply means getting ready and positioning for the playoffs. For others, it means finding answers to why their season was completely lost...

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  10. Pitt Panthers: Football Program Running on Empty, Needs Makeover

    Pitt football seems to be at a crossroads these days. Walt Harris saved the program from demolition earlier in the decade by turning the doormat Panthers back into a respectable program...

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  11. Pittsburgh Steelers: Blitz, Blitz, Blitz on Defense To Beat The New York Jets

    For the past two weeks, the Steelers have relied heavily on their defense to make plays and win close, divisional games...

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  12. Andrew Luck Is Best Available, Most NFL Ready Player in 2011 NFL Draft

    There are a ton of players ready to declare for the 2011 NFL Draft. With the college football season now over (except for bowl games), it's time to look ahead to which players will be the best fits for NFL teams eagerly seeking fresh talent...

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  13. Pittsburgh Steelers: Runners Should Rule the Day vs. New York Jets

    This week, the Pittsburgh Steelers draw a tough opponent in the New York Jets. The Jets should be angry after two straight embarrassing losses and are naturally a very stingy opponent on defense...

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  14. NFL Coach Rankings: Marvin Lewis, Gary Kubiak Feeling the Heat

    Another week, another set of losses for some of our troubled coaches. As the year winds down, we're going to take a look at how our two replacement coaches are doing, kick some names ...

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  15. Pittsburgh Steelers: Big Ben, Stingy Defense and Other Post-Bengals Thoughts

    After a playoff-clinching 23-7 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers have to feel good about a season that was originally believed to be lost before it even began...

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  16. NFL: Troy Polamalu and the 10 Best Safeties in Football Today

    Safety is one of the most difficult positions in the NFL to play. There are so many responsibilities, styles and other factors to take into account when evaluating that particular type of defensive back...

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  17. NFL Coaches On The Hot Seat: Mike Singletary, Marvin Lewis Next To Go?

    I've said all along that you can't buy into what owners say about the job safety of coaches on losing teams. Jerry Jones guaranteed the safety of Wade Phillips only two weeks before he fired him...

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  18. Pittsburgh Steelers: Gameplan for Baltimore Depends on QB Health, Mike Wallace

    After surviving a tougher-than-expected test in windy, freezing Buffalo, the Pittsburgh Steelers head to Baltimore for a season-defining game with the rival Ravens. The formula is simple: win at Baltimore and likely win the AFC North...

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  19. NFL Coach Hot Seat Rankings, Week 13: Josh McDaniels, Marvin Lewis on Fire

    Twelve weeks in the books, two coaches down, and at least a couple more on the way out. That's how it looks in the NFL as we prepare for Week 13...

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  20. Roger Over and Out: Why Roger Goodell Must Go for the NFL To Prosper

    When Roger Goodell took over as NFL Commissioner in 2006, he was lauded as an accomplished, no-nonsense champion of the game. He was the undisputed favorite of former commissioner Paul Tagliabue, having worked closely with him for several years...

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  21. Pittsburgh Steelers: Offensive Gameplan Features Roethlisberger, Mendenhall

    After last week's focus on what was wrong with the Pittsburgh Steelers offense and defense, it's time to focus on what went right against Oakland and how it can best be used to defeat ...

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  22. NFL Coach Hot Seat Rankings, Week 12: Meet the Replacements, Avoid the Packers

    Evidently, if you want your team's coach fired, just find out when they play the Packers on the schedule. Twice now the Packers have throttled a team (Dallas two weeks ago and Minnesota ...

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  23. Pittsburgh Steelers: Sucker Punches, Yellow Hankies and Other Postgame Thoughts

    The perfect remedy for a poor performance used to always be facing the Oakland Raiders. The NFL feasted on the silver and black the way everyone will soon feast on turkey (or turducken in the Madden household)...

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  24. Pittsburgh Steelers: Dick LeBeau Needs Players To Come To His Defense

    The football year couldn't have started any better for Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau. He was finally inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio for his stunning career as a player...

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  25. Pittsburgh Steelers: The Bruce Arian Mistake and Look at Steel City's Struggles

    After the 2006 NFL season concluded, the Pittsburgh Steelers went into a transition that saw, among other things, Mike Tomlin replace Bill Cowher as head coach and Bruce Arians replace Ken Whisenhunt as offensive coordinator...

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