1989 Steelers Season Ends at Mile High Denver Beats Pittsburgh, 24-23

The first weekend of January 1990 saw the Pittsburgh Steelers in a place that no one expected them to be – playing in Mile High Stadium for the right to contest the AFC Championship. No one, it is, except for themselves. Steelers director of pro personnel Tom Donahoe, perhaps revealing himself to be at least […]

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Bears Deal ’89 Steelers Third, Final Shut Out of Season

The Steelers returned from Mile High Stadium licking their wounds after dropping at 34-7 decision. Week 10 brought the Chicago Bears to Three Rivers Stadium, and at least the potential for hope. After all, returning to Three Rivers Stadium had inspired rallies in week 3 against the Vikings and then later in week 8 against […]

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Steelers Begin ’89 Season Losing 92-10, Fall to Bengals 41-10 in Week 2

20 years ago today the Steelers traveled to Cincinnati’s Riverfront Stadium for the second game of the 1989 season, reeling from the 51-0 shutout inflicted on them by the Cleveland Browns the week before. Although the Bengals were defending AFC Champions, the Steelers had won in Cincinnati as recently as 1987, and harbored aspirations of […]

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Steelers 2009 Free Agent Focus: Nate Washington and Bryant McFadden

Readers can be assured that it was mere happenstance that Nate Washington and Bryant McFadden Steel Curtain Risings Steelers 2009 Free Agent focus only arrived at them a few hours before they’re set to become unrestricted free agents. Nate Washington and Bryant McFadden were both rookies on the Steelers 2005 Super Bowl XL Championship squad. […]

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Steelers 2009 Free Agent Focus

You gotta love today’s NFL. When the Steelers won their first four Lombardi Trophies, the off season was just that. Games ended, players went home (and some even took off season jobs to make ends meet) and the NFL disappeared from sports pages until the draft in April, and essentially did not resurface until training […]

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Steelers 2009 Free Agent Focus: Chris Kemoeatu

Chris Kemoeatu joined the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2005 as a sixth round pick out of Utah. Listed at 6’3” and 244 pounds, he captivated the imaginations of Steelers fans who are devotees of the team’s Smash Mouth identity. Then he dropped off the radar screen Kemoeatu did not play a game as a rookie. He […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers History vs Chicago Bears

The Pittsburgh Steelers history vs the Chicago Bears is long and rather tortured for Pittsburgh, dating back to 1934, with the Steel City suffering a 7-21-1 record against Windy City. The founders of both franchises, Art Rooney Sr. and George Halas are both members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. While the lopsidedness of […]

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Steelers Make Right Call on Heinz Field Expansion

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 off season has been among the busiest on record. The team was uncharacteristically aggressive in free agency. Management also kept the faithful on their toes with a 2014 draft defined by size,speed and surprise. #51961160 / gettyimages.com The impact of the Steelers free agent wheeling and dealing won’t be known until […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Gives Up Salary for Steelers to Resign Max Starks

Just when Steelers Nation seemed to be settling into a lull after an uncharacteristically active NFL free agency period, the Pittsburgh Steelers made another shocking move. The Pittsburgh Steelers have resigned former starting offensive tackle Max Starks to bolster the offensive line. The move apparently came at the behest of Ben Roethlisberger, who was drafted […]

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Steelers Nation Says “Hail and Farewell Ryan Clark” as Clark Signs with Redskins

The theme of “You can come home again” which has been prominent in Steelers free agent moves since 2010 got a new twist today when outgoing starting free safety Ryan Clark signed with the Washington Redskins. Ryan Clark broke into the league in 2002 as an undrafted rookie free agent but didn’t establish himself as […]

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