Monthly Archives: January 2018

January 27, 2018

Former Steelers talk about The Chief

On the anniversary of Art Rooney Sr.’s birthday, some stories about The Chief from former Steelers players:

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January 24, 2018

Exclusive with Steelers WR Nate Washington, 2005-2008

First, as you just recently retired, can you let us know what your next steps have been since your time in  the NFL? I’m just catching up now to my family life. My wife waited for me for years while I was in the NFL…. I  just got married last … Read Article →

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January 18, 2018

Exclusive with Steelers WR David Gilreath, 2012-2013

First, since your retirement from the NFL you’ve done some interesting things in terms of work and travel. Tell us a bit about those? Well starting from the beginning…it was a journey since my time in the NFL. It took time to figure out what I wanted to do. I … Read Article →

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January 16, 2018

Steelers Quotes on Recently Retired Steelers WR Coach Richard Mann

DeMarcus Ayers: “Coach Mann with his inspirational talks. He talked about guys in Tampa Bay who worked their way up the roster to start and contribute.” C.J. Goodwin: Coach Mann was a great help. He was a blessing. He didn’t care if you were a first round pick or not … Read Article →

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January 12, 2018

Exclusive with Steelers Wide Receiver Jimmy Orr, 1958-1960

First, tell us a bit about how you ended up in Pittsburgh? Well, I was drafted by the Rams as a junior out of college. I hurt my knee and I thought I was done, but they drafted me in the twenty-fifth round then. I played in the Blue-Gray game … Read Article →

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January 09, 2018

Former Steelers Discuss Why Alan Faneca Should Make the Hall of Fame

Why should Alan Faneca make the Hall of Fame? Let these former Steelers tell you: Trai Essex: ” Watching film on Red was like watching art in motion.  I never knew o-linemen could have moves until I saw him spin of a d-linemen en route to cutting a linebacker in … Read Article →

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January 07, 2018

Exclusive with Ross Ventrone, Steelers Safety, 2013-2015, 2015-2016

First, can you let readers know what you’re doing with yourself since your time in the NFL? Me and my buddy, I’ve been working with him. We’re doing training stuff – working as professional trainers for high school kids. We want to give them better training than what’s out there. … Read Article →

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January 04, 2018

Exclusive with Steelers Tight End Mitch Lyons, 1997-1999

First – can you let us know what you’re doing with yourself now since your time in the NFL?’ I’m in Rockford, Michigan, north of Grand Rapids. I own a financial services company. I’ve been in financial services since I got out of football in 2000 and I started my … Read Article →

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