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Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Tomlin Goes From Black & Gold To Black & Blue

But no matter how black or gold my allegiance, no matter how nostalgic I feel about them. and no matter how deep the Rooney roots run in NFL history, there’s no excuse for their head coach’s conduct on Thanksgiving.

12/06/2013

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Keidel: Feasting On Football

The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.

11/28/2013

Ben Roethlisberger (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Keidel: Trading Big Ben Would Be A Big Blunder

There’s a baleful buzz around Big Ben and my beloved black & gold these days. Reports say that the mountainous QB is now a mutinous QB, demanding he be traded at the end of this season.

11/15/2013

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 3: Devin McCourty #32 of the New England Patriots celebrates his interception with Kyle Arrington #25 during a game with Pittsburgh Steelers in the second half at Gillette Stadium on November 3, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots Blast Steelers

Tom Brady threw for season highs of 432 yards and four touchdowns, Rob Gronkowski had a career-high nine receptions and the New England Patriots beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 55-31 on Sunday.

11/04/2013

Jets Steelers (Rich Schultz/Getty  Images)

Geno Smith Intercepted Twice As Jets Fall To Steelers

Ben Roethlisberger threw a 55-yard touchdown pass to Emmanuel Sanders, Shaun Suisham kicked four field goals, and the Pittsburgh Steelers won their first game of the season, beating the New York Jets 19-6 on Sunday.

10/13/2013

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 29: Jake Locker #10 of the Tennessee Titans looks to throw a pass while under pressure from Antwan Barnes #95 of the New York Jets at LP Field on September 29, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Will Injuries Derail The New York Jets Defense?

The Jets lost one of the best pass rushers, Antwan Barnes, to a season ending knee injury. Who will pick up the slack for Gang Green?

10/11/2013

L.C. Greenwood (L), Mel Blount, and 'Mean' Joe Greene (R) (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Keidel: Another Tear In The Steel Curtain

Now, one major thread in that curtain is gone. L.C. Greenwood, he of the height and heft and six Pro Bowls and four rings, as central to the dynasty as anyone not named Joe Greene or Jack Lambert, died of natural causes.

09/30/2013

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 30: Travis Tannahill #80 of the Kansas State Wildcats is tackled by Thomas Shamarko #21 of the Syracuse Orange during the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on December 30, 2010 in New York, New York. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Shamarko Thomas’ Maturity Jump-Starts His Career In The Pittsburgh Steelers Defense

After falling to the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Shamarko Thomas is determined to prove everyone that he will be a valuable player for the Steelers, while also influencing his younger siblings that maturity and discipline pay off in the long run.

08/14/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Will Have A Better Bounce-Back Season? Giants Vs. Steelers

Two organizations hoping to return to glory after mediocre performances last season are the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Football Giants.

08/01/2013

Eli Manning, New York Giants (Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Giants Lose Late To Steelers

By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) _ After delivering so many times with late comebacks and big performances, Eli Manning and the New York Giants couldn’t provide a happy ending for […]

11/05/2012

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