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Keidel: NFL, 9/11 And 2011

There’s a certain symbolism to breaking the huddle on the 2011 season on September 11, and your take is valid, no matter what it is.


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Steelers’ Jerricho Cotchery: It Was ‘Time To Move On’ From Jets

Jerricho Cotchery just didn’t see himself fitting in with the Jets anymore. So the wide receiver did what he felt he needed to do. Cotchery asked for his release, the Jets obliged — and he went shopping.


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Jerricho Cotchery Agrees With Steelers, Heads To Jets’ House Of Horrors

One week after Jerricho Cotchery was granted his requested release from the Jets, the wide receiver found a new home. The 29-year-old fan favorite is headed to Heinz Field, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ arena. Otherwise known as the Jets’ house of horrors.


Hines Ward

B&C Morning Show: Hines Ward Doesn’t Dance Around NFL Lockout

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver and “Dancing with the Stars” champion Hines Ward joined the program on Monday to give us the latest from the players’ side of the NFL labor dispute and much more.


Jailed ex-Giant Plaxico Burress (credit: AP Photo)

Agent: Ex-Giant Plaxico Burress In ‘Terrific Shape’

Drew Rosenhaus announced on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL” last month that his client, jailed ex-Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress, “will be playing” in 2011. Rosenhaus isn’t backing off his prediction.


Nick Collins #36 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates with Clay Matthews #52 against the Pittsburgh Steelers during Super Bowl XLV at Cowboys Stadium on February 6, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Kallas Remarks: 10 Super Bowl Thoughts

So much for Super Bowl experience. But for a few key drops, the “inexperienced” (in the Super Bowl, anyway) Packers easily could have scored 45 points.


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Ward: Burress To Steelers Would Be ‘Great Story’

Jailed ex-Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress has a fan in former teammate Hines Ward. According to Ward, Burress would be welcomed back to Pittsburgh “with open arms.”


Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers smiles as he takes questions. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

New ‘Super’ Attitude On Display For Roethlisberger

We’re seeing a slightly different, comedic Big Ben this time around, and not just because he’s trying to become just the fifth quarterback to win three Super Bowls.


Mike Wallace #17 and Keenan Lewis #23 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrate their 24 to 19 win over the New York Jets in the 2011 AFC Championship game at Heinz Field on January 23, 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

After Downing Jets, Steelers Turn Focus To Packers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are back in the Super Bowl again — thanks to a few new faces.


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Steelers Advance To Super Bowl XLV, Beat Jets 24-19

Rashard Mendenhall’s 1-yard touchdown run on Pittsburgh’s nine-minute opening drive gave the Steelers a 7-0 lead after one quarter in the AFC championship game Sunday night at chilly Heinz Field.


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History Might Not Mean Much This Sunday

In a season when both conference title games feature No. 2 seeds and against No. 6s, it’s foolish to discount the Jets in Sunday night’s AFC championship.


Emmanuel Sanders #88 of the Pittsburgh Steelers is pursued by James Ihedigbo #44 of the New York Jets during their game at Heinz Field on December 19, 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images)

No Respect: Packers, Steelers Favored To Reach Super Bowl

The Green Bay Packers go to Soldier Field favored to beat the Chicago Bears on Sunday in their first NFL playoffs match since 1941 thanks to impressive results in the last month. The AFC Championship follows at Heinz Field where the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the underdog New York Jets.


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Steelers, Mendenhall Prepared To Run Over Jets

The Jets have shown a few leaks against the run in the playoffs, allowing more than 100 yards each game — after allowing a 91-yard average in the regular season. That’s giving fans on the banks of the Three Rivers reason to be optimistic.


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Jets’ Revis Excited For Steel City Homecoming

Darrelle Revis is considered by many to be the best shutdown cornerback in the NFL. It’s a long way from those anxious days in Aliquippa, a city in metropolitan Pittsburgh where big dreams just help you get by.


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Steelers Advance To AFC Championship Game

Ben Roethlisberger hit rookie Antonio Brown on a 58-yard pass play on third-and-19, and Rashard Mendenhall scored from the 2 with 1:33 remaining to give the Pittsburgh Steelers a 31-24 comeback victory over the Baltimore Ravens in an AFC divisional playoff game Saturday.