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  1. Pittsburgh Steelers, Minnesota Vikings selected to play in Hall o...

    Scott Brown

    The Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings will kick off the 2015 NFL preseason.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2015
  2. Former Steelers RB coach says Jerome Bettis, Franco Harris had di...

    Scott Brown

    No one can offer a better perspective on the two leading rushers in Pittsburgh Steelers history than Dick Hoak. He joined Chuck Noll's staff as a running backs coach in 1972 -- the same year the Steelers drafted Franco Harris in the first round. H...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  3. Former Steelers RB coach says about time Jerome Bettis gets HOF c...

    Scott Brown

    The Pittsburgh Steelers were in need of a running back right before the 1996 NFL draft but coach Bill Cowher did not have his eye on a college player when he went to offensive coordinator Chan Gailey and running backs coach Dick Hoak with an assignme...

    Blog | February 01, 2015
  4. Former Steelers RB Jerome Bettis selected to Pro Football Hall of...

    Scott Brown

    Jerome Bettis, the latest Pittsburgh Steeler to get voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, set a franchise record with 50 100-yard rushing games. "The Bus" all but predicted his final one in November, 2005 -- in his own inimitable way -- as for...

    Blog | January 31, 2015
  5. 2015 Hall of Fame finalist: Jerome Bettis

    Scott Brown

    "The Bus" is poised to make his final stop in football. Jerome Bettis is one of 18 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- the latest class will be announced Saturday night -- and the former Pittsburgh Steelers and St. Louis Rams running ba...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  6. Hall of Fame finalist: Jerome Bettis

    Scott Brown

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame class will be announced on Jan. 31. The Pittsburgh Steelers' Jerome Bettis is one of 18 finalists. Bettis has been here before so the former Steelers and Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams running back can be excused if he di...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  7. Pittsburgh Steelers are No. 12 in ESPN NFL Power Rankings

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers are just percentage points out of first place in the AFC North but they lead the division when it comes to the ESPN NFL Power Rankings. The Steelers moved up two spots after rallying from an 11-point second-ha...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  8. Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers can get even more out of Le'Veon Bel...

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Le'Veon Bell is quietly building a strong case for MVP consideration. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back ranks among the NFL's top three in rushing yards (599), yards from scrimmage (938) and first down (44). And quarterback Ben...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Not forgetting Big Ben's tackle

    Scott Brown

    Franco Harris' "Immaculate Reception" proved to be a landslide winner in a recent 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. '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