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  1. Ironhead was a nickname, Craig was the man

    Len Pasquarelli

    His nickname became his first name, but to ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli, the late Mr. Heyward was Craig, not Ironhead.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2006
  2. Parker's speed changes complexion of rushing attack

    Len Pasquarelli

    Willie Parker has brought a different dimension to the Steelers' backfield -- the ability to break a long run from anywhere on the field.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2006
  3. Second-year QB flawless for Detroit-bound Steelers

    Len Pasquarelli

    So much of the Steelers' offensive success against the Broncos was a product of Ben Roethlisberger's magnificent play.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2006
  4. Backup plans come through

    Len Pasquarelli

    As crazy as the 2005 season has been, there remain some truisms. One of them -- which was on display Sunday -- is that it pays to have a solid backup RB.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2005
  5. Herniated disk affected performance, psyche

    Len Pasquarelli

    Rams S Adam Archuleta expects to resume his high quality of play after back injuries affected his '04 campaign.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2005
  6. Duckett ready to carry the load

    Len Pasquarelli

    T.J. Duckett has been a disappointment in two seasons, but he has his eyes set on bigger things in 2004.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2004
  7. McNabb has no answer for Bucs defense

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Eagles and QB Donovan McNabb couldn't get anything done against Tampa Bay's defense.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2003
  8. Rookie vies for top spot with Bennett sidelined

    Len Pasquarelli

    Rookie Onterrio Smith refers to himself as "SOD." But with Michael Bennett out, the Vikings hope to call him "starter."

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2003
  9. Arbitrator to hear Morton case April 3

    Len Pasquarelli

    The league hasn't come up with any kind of catchy nickname for the Sept. 4 season opener between the New York Jets and Washington Redskins. But if NFL officials want a moniker for that Thursday night prime-time matchup, which officially kicks off the 2003 season, we've got a suggestion.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2003
  10. Broncos roll the dice on inconsistent Plummer

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Broncos and Mike Shanahan are taking a big risk in signing Jake Plummer to a big-money deal.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2003
  11. Cowboys give Adams a $10M bonus

    Len Pasquarelli

    His nickname, in part because of his size and his first name, is "Hotel." And now that he has agreed to a lucrative new contract with the Dallas Cowboys, one that places him among the NFL's highest paid players at his position, left offensive tackle Flozell Adams might actually be able to buy himself a Hyatt or Marriott property.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2003
  12. Alstott and Rice are the keys for Bucs

    Len Pasquarelli

    If the Bucs slow down Oakland's receivers and get constant pressure on Rich Gannon, they'll be Super Bowl champions Sunday night.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2003
  13. Zereoue handles running chores for Steelers

    Len Pasquarelli

    Amos Zereoue has proven he's more than a reliable back. He's become the Steelers' main running force with Jerome Bettis banged up.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2003
  14. Johnson spurns limelight, but his defense doesn't

    Len Pasquarelli

    Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson isn't flashy, but his work against Steve Spurrier was a sight to behold.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2002
  15. Spurrier's early success catching attention

    Len Pasquarelli

    Steve Spurrier approaches his new job as "Me against the World" and is not content unless he's in the position to prove somebody wrong.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2002