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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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December 30, 2017

Exclusive with Steelers WR/KR Andre Coleman, 1997-1998

First, tell me a bit about your coaching work at Kansas State. How did you get started there? Yeah I’m coaching at Kansas State – I’m the Passing Game Coordinator. A former teammate of mine became the head coach there and gave me an opportunity to coach there. I wanted … Read Article →

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December 28, 2017

Exclusive with Steelers S/Coach Tony Dungy, 1977-1978, 1981-1983,

First, tell me a bit about how you got into broadcasting – was that something you always had an interest in as a post-NFL career? It wasn’t something I was thinking about at all really. When I coached I didn’t have a TV or radio show. I was just looking … Read Article →

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December 19, 2017

Exclusive with Former Steelers Safety Chris Hope, 2002-2005

First, can you let readers know what you are doing with yourself since your time in the NFL? Oh I’ve been a full-time dad now since the NFL. It’s been more difficult than being a full-time athlete! There’s always something to do. I also stay involved with the Titans, doing … Read Article →

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December 12, 2017

Exclusive with Larry Griffin, Steelers Safety, 1987-1993

First, tell us how you got to become the Director of HR for the Carolina Panthers – what drove you in that direction? When I left the Steelers I went to work for Duke Energy in Charlotte, North Carolina. I wanted to be in corporate. I started in government affairs … Read Article →

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December 06, 2017

Exclusive with Steelers Punter Josh Miller, 1996-2003

First, can you let readers know about how you got started in your broadcasting career? During my kicking days in Pittsburgh I would do a radio show. When I went to New England they had me do a radio show there too. I thought, outside of times like when you … Read Article →

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November 28, 2017

Exclusive with Former Steelers OT Tony Hills., 2008-2010

First, you recently retired from the NFL. What are you doing with yourself now? I’ve started a non-profit – Above the Hills.  I’m providing young children of color history and education about life outside the United States. I’m trying to help them make the right choices. They come from tough … Read Article →

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