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July 17, 2018

Exclusive with Former Steelers Wide Receiver Dave Smith, 1970-1972

First, can you let readers know what you’ve been doing with your time since you retired from the NFL? I’m in Fairfax, Virginia now. I got involved in corporate marketing and sales engineering with the Dupont Company then with some multinational chemical companies. I spent nine-to-ten years in the advanced … Read Article →

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July 16, 2018

Former Steelers discuss regret in leaving in free agency

Lee Flowers: “It was just different. I missed the camaraderie with the guys I pretty much grew up with. We had a stable team for those eight years – a lot of the guys I was drafted with left or retired when I did. It was like leaving your family … Read Article →

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July 13, 2018

Exclusive with former Steelers Cornerback Cortez Allen, 2011-2015

So, first, let us know what you’ve been doing with yourself since your time in the NFL? Well, I’m now expecting a son in July! On top of that, I’m studying to get my MBA at the University of Miami. And I’m working for a no-profit – that’s my passion. … Read Article →

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July 09, 2018

Happy Birthday to Hall of Fame Linebacker Jack Lambert

Here are many stories from my interviews with Steelers players on Jack Lambert’s time in Pittsburgh and what made him a legend: Deloplaine: “Lambert freaked out on me once in practice when I stopped once – I didn’t want to hit him during practice – this was right before the … Read Article →

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July 09, 2018

Happy Birthday, Antonio Brown

Some fun stories from former Steelers about Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown as he looks to celebrate another birthday as a Steelers player: Scottie Montgomery: “AB shocked me about how quickly he learned to dominate. He turned into the most dominant figure in the game on the back side. People … Read Article →

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July 06, 2018

Exclusive with Steelers NT Joel Steed, 1992-1999

First, can you let readers know what you have been doing with yourself since your time in the NFL? I’ve been doing the same thing for a while in terms of businesses. I tried a couple of entrepreneurial opportunities. Some were successful, some haven’t been. Overall, I’m just trying to … Read Article →

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July 05, 2018

Exclusive with Tom Moore, Steelers WR Coach/Offensive Coordinator, 1977-1989

First, can you let us know what’s going on with you now? What are your next steps career-wise? Well, I have nothing lined up at the moment. I’m not retired but can’t find a job right now. I want to work and keep coaching. I enjoy coaching and hope to … Read Article →

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June 27, 2018

Exclusive with Steelers S Mike Wagner, 1971-1980

First, can you let us know what you’ve been doing with yourself since your NFL days? Well, I retired from my day-to-day job last July. I don’t go to work any more.  When I left football I went into the business world in Pittsburgh but the decline of the steel industry … Read Article →

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June 26, 2018

Exclusive with Steelers Safety Dicky Moegle, 1960

First, can you tell us a bit about what you did post-NFL? It’s a long story. I spent about ten years playing football including four years in high school. I became partners with a friend of mine in Houston after the NFL and we built a hotel across from the … Read Article →

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June 24, 2018

Exclusive with Author Rob Ruck on his new book, The Tropic of Football: The Long and Perilous Journey of Samoans to the NFL

First, let me know what drove you to this topic Rob. Well, I finished a couple of books in 2010 and 2011 – a co-written biography of Dan Roooney and Raceball, about players and race in baseball. I needed a new book project – for me it was like not … Read Article →

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