1. Final Thoughts: Steelers-Cardinals Set for Legendary Showdown

    This coming Sunday, all the press conferences will be out of the way, all the speculation will be speculated, all the predictions will be predicted, and the Pittsburgh Steelers will take the field to face the Arizona Cardinals...

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  2. The Ultimate Men's Top-10 Guide to Life After Football

    A sad day is approaching. I'm not talking about Valentine's Day, when millions of single people across the United States will lament their misfortune of having no one to buy them chocolates and stuffed animals on this lover's holiday...

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  3. Pittsburgh Steelers' Supporting Cast Makes the Stars Shine Brightly

    With all the talk about Steelers defenders Troy Polamalu and James Harrison, a casual observer might begin to believe that these two defensive stalwarts roam the football field unaided, stopping opposing defenses with their mere presence...

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  4. For Every Winner: Sports 10 Best—Or Worst—Losers That AREN'T The Lions

    For every winner, there is at least one loser. It's the nature of competition: in order to win something, you have to defeat something else. A hero always has a villain, a plan always has a foil, and a champion always has a vanquished opponent...

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  5. Steelers-Cardinals Path to the Super Bowl: Searching for the Grail, Part Two

    Hello, fellow denizens of Internet Land. When last we met, we discussed the trials and travails inherent in undertaking the task of pursuing that most ultimate of ultimate goals, the Lombardi Trophy...

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  6. Steelers-Cardinals Path to the Super Bowl: Searching for the Grail, Part One

    It is the ultimate prize in the NFL: The Lombardi Trophy. In order to achieve this prize, you must fight through 17 long weeks (not counting the preseason) of hard work, pain, triumph, and failure, ...

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  7. Super Bowl XLIII Preview: Colossal Mismatch—Or Is It?

    The teams have been set in the race for the ultimate prize: the Pittsburgh Steelers will face off against the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII, and the winner of the game gets to claim the title of "World Champion...

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  8. Ben Roethlisberger Continues to Show He Is Hall-of-Fame Bound

    Midway through the first half of the Steelers-Ravens AFC Championship game, fans watching got a shock that could have spelled doom for the Steelers Super Bowl run...

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  9. Steelers-Ravens: Pittsburgh Wins The Battle Of Top Defenses

    Is there anyone else out there who would like to argue about who the best safety in the league is? Pittsburgh defeated the Baltimore Ravens 23-14 in the AFC showdown Sunday night with blistering defense, solid offense, and less attrition to injury...

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  10. NFC Championship Review: McNabb Played His Heart Out, But Cardinals Prevail

    Glendale, AZ—Un...Be...lievable. In what could be viewed as one of the most improbable Super Bowl runs in NFL history, the Arizona Cardinals soundly defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 32-25 ...

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  11. NFL Head Coaches: Small Men Who Control Giants

    Imagine this scene for a moment. Fifty large, muscular men are gathered together in a room, laughing and carrying on with each other. When I say large, I understate the situation a bit: some of these men are HUGE...

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  12. How the Detroit Lions Went from Upstart NFL Contenders to Failure on All Fronts

    Detroit, MI—How did it all go wrong? When did it all go wrong? WHY did it all go wrong? What did they do to deserve this? As we all know by now, the Detroit Lions gained a new measure of infamy in 2008, going 0-16 in the regular season...

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  13. Jon Gruden Fired—NFL Head Coaches Should Take Note of Trend

    Tampa Bay, FL—The Buccaneers have dismissed Head Coach Jon Gruden after seven years with the franchise; General Manager Bruce Allen was also shown the door. Being a head coach in the NFL is quickly becoming a hazardous duty...

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  14. Detroit Lions' Draft History Presents New Head Coach with Colossal Challenge

    Detroit, MI—Former Titans' Defensive Coordinator Jim Schwartz has been named as the newest head coach of the hapless Detroit Lions, beating out fellow defensive coordinators Steve Spagnuolo, Leslie Frasier, and Ron Rivera for the job...

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  15. What's in a Name? Pittsburgh Mayor Changes His for AFC Championship

    Pittsburgh, PA—Talk about backing your team. In a show of solidarity with his city's football team, the Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has taken the extraordinary step of changing his name to show fans nationwide that he supports the Steelers...

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  16. Pittsburgh Steelers' Home-Field History Raises Questions

    Take a good look at the picture, Steelers fans: This is the guy who could come in and ruin your dreams of a sixth Super Bowl ring. The fact that he might do it at home just makes the thought even worse...

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  17. Kerry Collins: Titans Future, or Future Farmer?

    The Tennessee Titans have a decision to make, and it’s not how much time off they should give their players before starting offseason workouts. No, the question they must answer will have ramifications to their future success...

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  18. AFC Playoffs: How the Pittsburgh Steelers Win It All, No Matter Who They Play

    After careful consideration, a bit of a hunch, and confirmation through diligent research, I have discovered what the Steelers need to do in order to bring home the Lombardi Trophy for an NFL-record sixth time...

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  19. Battle of the Birds: NFC Championship Preview

    How fitting that the NFC Championship will be played just outside of Phoenix, Arizona—a town whose name refers to a mythical bird that appears to die in flames before resurrecting itself from the ashes to appear as strong as ever...

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  20. Ravens to Battle Steelers in Steel Town: AFC Championship Preview

    Head coach Mike Tomlin summed up the coming match between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens this way: "It would be big if it was a scrimmage. This is for the AFC Championship...

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  21. Attack Of The Birds: Chargers Lack Of Mascot With Feathers Means No Sweep

    Besides winning on the road in the divisional playoff round, Baltimore, Arizona and Philadelphia all have one thing in common. Their mascots have wings, which was apparently enough to help them soar above their opponents...

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  22. Pittsburgh Steelers Dominate in Home Win

    Pittsburgh, Pa.—Eric Weddle committed a costly pass interference penalty in the end zone, Gary Russell took the ball in on a sweep, and it was game, set, match...

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  23. Forget Madden: "Manning" Curse Strikes Again, Giants Fall to Eagles

    New York—In another game showcasing a team that no one gave a chance of winning, the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New York Giants 23-11 Sunday afternoon, sending Eli Manning to join older brother Peyton on the outside looking in...

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  24. NFL Divisional Round: Halfway Through, Home-Field Adavantage in Jeopardy

    The Baltimore Ravens and the Arizona Cardinals both proved a very important point in their playoff victories Saturday. The "12th man" is only as good as the 11 actual players who suit up and play the game each weekend...

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  25. Arizona Cardinals Soar in 33-13 Beatdown of Panthers

    Wow. That's it in a nutshell, really. Anything else is simply words. For the sake of the article, I'll try my best. Kurt Warner looked ageless, Larry Fitzgerald continued his penchant for pulling ...

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