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  1. Sanders wrong about Ben Roethlisberger

    Scott Brown

    LATROBE, Pa. -- Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was always one of the better interviews during the four seasons he spent with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He almost always gave thoughtful and honest answers, and I don't want to bash him for his un...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  2. Jerome Bettis lauds Big Ben's leadership

    Scott Brown

    Jerome Bettis defended Ben Roethlisberger on Tuesday, saying on ESPN's "First Take" that his former Pittsburgh Steelers teammate is a good leader with simply a different style from Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. "I don't believe that B...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  3. Not forgetting Big Ben's tackle

    Scott Brown

    Franco Harris' "Immaculate Reception" proved to be a landslide winner in a recent ESPN.com poll of the Steelers' most memorable plays, and that was a foregone conclusion. A discussion of the other two most memorable plays in Steelers' history gene...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  4. Bettis, Clark support Michael Sam

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis and free safety Ryan Clark each said the time is right for an openly gay player in the NFL after Missouri defensive end Michael Sams' announcement Sunday that he is gay. "For him to make ...

    Blog | February 09, 2014
  5. Big Ben favors status quo with playoffs

    Scott Brown

    Steel City wake-up: Here are some Monday leftovers with the 2013 season now in the rearview mirror. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell renewed his push to expand the playoffs from 12 to 14 teams during his state of the league address last Friday. B...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  6. Bettis denied a Hall pass for fourth time

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Dumbfounded and even discouraged are two words that describe how I felt after learning former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis had been denied entrance into the Pro Football Hall of Fame for the fourth consecutive year. ...

    Blog | February 01, 2014
  7. LaMarr Woodley pulling for Lynch

    Scott Brown

    Steel City wake-up: morning links The last time the Seattle Seahawks played in the Super Bowl tight end Jerramy Stevens made headlines for inciting a war of words with Steelers outside linebacker Joey Porter. This time a Seahawks player is maki...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  8. 'The Bus' needs to make Hall of Fame stop

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Art Rooney II said it succinctly. The Steelers president also said it best in regard to Jerome Bettis' fourth bid to gain entrance into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. It's time. Amen to that. It can be argued that the more p...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  9. Bell should benefit from Munchak hiring

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- No one in the Pittsburgh Steelers' locker room should be more excited about the addition of offensive line coach Mike Munchak than rookie running back Le'Veon Bell. Bell will be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the improvement tha...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  10. Jerome Bettis patiently waiting for Hall call

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- He couldn't have scripted the end of his Hall of Fame-caliber career any better. Jerome Bettis won the Super Bowl that had been so elusive, and he did so in his hometown of Detroit. The former Steelers great then made a seamless t...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  11. Steelers on short list for 'Hard Knocks'

    Scott Brown

    Mike Tomlin's worst nightmare could accompany the Steelers to the serene setting of St. Vincent College in late July. The Steelers are one of just eight teams that are, ahem, eligible for HBO's "Hard Knocks" this year, and imagine the ratings bona...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  12. Rooney: Bettis needs to be in Hall of Fame

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- If former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis does not break through in his fourth attempt to make the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he won't be the only one who is disappointed. "He needs to be in there," team president Art Rooney II t...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  13. Is this the year for Jerome Bettis?

    Scott Brown

    Steel City wake-up: morning links Running back Jerome Bettis and linebacker Kevin Greene are former Steelers who are among the 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This should be the year that Bettis achieves football immortality as Hal...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  14. Bell fits mold of a Steelers running back

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH - A rule that stops a play as soon as a helmet comes off took a touchdown away from Le'Veon Bell last Thursday night. But the Pittsburgh Steelers running back scored in just about every other way imaginable near the end of a loss to the Ra...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  15. Bettis doesn't see major changes coming

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Disgruntled Pittsburgh Steelers fans who have directed much of their ire toward Todd Haley won't like what Jerome Bettis said Wednesday morning on ESPN's "Mike & Mike." Bettis told hosts Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg that he does...

    Blog | September 25, 2013