Not All That Shines Is Gold At The NFL Combine

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Well Steeler Nation, It’s that time of year again .Time for the NFL combine . A place where the stock of NFL prospects can either skyrocket or plummet. Players are tested mentally and physically in every possible way,paraded in front of all 32 teams and their most important talent evaluators. Everyone from coaches, scouts,general managers and owners are involved.

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Mean Joe Is Not A Legend, He Is The Legend

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Charles Edward Greene, better known as “Mean” Joe Greene was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 1969 NFL Draft. From that day, the days of a losing franchise were over. The Steelers did not just find a cornerstone of a dominating defense, they found the cornerstone of their entire franchise.

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Chuck Noll -Jan. 5, 1932 – June 13, 2014 The Unsung Great One

ChuckNollSteeler Nation ,It’s a sad day as we mourn the passing of one of the greatest coaches to ever coach. Charles Henry Noll passed away Friday night in his sleep at his Sewickley home from natural causes . He was 82 .He was a great coach and a greater person. He will be missed by many but never forgotten. Our condolences go out to his family and friends.

The following is a  piece I wrote to honor Noll . It was the very first story we published at Steelers N Stuff . I hope you enjoy it…

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Bill Nunn A Key To Steelers’ 70’s Dynasty Teams

BNUNNSteeler Nation, the Steelers’ organization and the world have lost a great man. Bill Nunn longtime Steelers’ scouting pioneer past away Tuesday May 6 2014 due to complications from a stroke he had recently suffered. He was 89. Continue reading Bill Nunn A Key To Steelers’ 70’s Dynasty Teams

The Unsung Great One

ChuckNollSteeler Nation we all have grown to know the Steeler tradition and have heard many talk about “The Steeler Way”. Many of us have grown up and know no other way. The Rooney’s are a huge part of this tradition and “way” of doing things .

There is another key architect of the “Steeler Way” and tradition. A major contributor of the winning way we know today that has gone unsung by many so called football experts . That man is Charles Henry Noll. Continue reading The Unsung Great One