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The Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys both are 7-6 and fighting for their playoff lives.
That alone makes Sunday’s Week 15 matchup in Dallas riveting, but history gives this game some extra juice.
These are the only two teams who have met three times in the Super Bowl. The Steelers beat the Cowboys twice in the 1970s, and the Cowboys beat the Steelers in the 1990s, a decade they dominated like the Steelers dominated the 1970s.
There’s still a special aura to a Steelers-Cowboys game, even if Steelers fans too young to remember the 1970s might not feel it.
I’m old enough to feel it.
Being interconference foes, the Steelers and Cowboys don’t meet frequently. These games are spaced out enough through the years to almost represent different stages of life.
The Steelers-Cowboys timeline traces different points in the Steelers history as well as my own life growing up as a Steelers fan.
The Eyes of a Child
I actually missed Super Bowl X and Super Bowl XIII, because I started paying a...
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AROUND THE WEB
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field on Thursday as they continued their practice preparations for their upcoming Sunday road game against the Dallas Cowboys.
The Thursday injury report is now out and it shows that cornerback Cortez Allen (groin) failed to practice for a second consecutive day which puts his availability right now for Sunday in serious question...
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin suspended Rashard Mendenhall for one week after the running back failed to attend last Sunday's game at Heinz Field.
Tomlin spoke about the suspension for the first time on Wednesday.
"Last Sunday he was not at the game,'' Tomlin said after practice via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "I deemed those actions a detriment...
First Round: David DeCastro, OG
Steeler Nation was ecstatic when DeCastro fell to the Steelers at number 24. He was projected as the best offensive guard in the draft and compared to former Steeler great Alan Faneca. DeCastro’s big strength is his ability to pull and block in the run game. He was expected to help improve a run game that hadn’t been dominate since they lost Faneca...
Whether you were alive in the ’70′s or not, you damn well better know about the rivalry that ensued between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys. So-called “America’s Team” full of glamour and filled with a prim and proper style up against the “Men of Steel” from the harsh, dirty environment of the rust belt. Twice they would meet in two of the greatest Super...
With three good games to finish out the 2012 season Mike Wallace could break 1,00 receiving yards for the third straight year and break, or match, his career high for touchdown receptions. However, anyone who has watched the Steelers thirteen games this season can tell you that Wallace is not having the kind of year that his statistics may make you think he is having.
The Steelers are still fighting for the playoffs and must win all their remaining games.
With only three weeks left in the season it's time to teams to step-up and secure a playoff spot or start looking forward to next season.
After a rough couple weeks I'm sitting at 132-76, I need to step it up.
Here's a quick look at this weeks games.
NY Giants at Atlanta ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers embarrassed themselves during a 34-24 Week 14 home loss to the San Diego Chargers last Sunday, and the fans even booed the team at different points in the game. The boos were most noticeable after receiver Mike Wallace dropped a pass during the second quarter when the team was only down 3-0. Even though Wallace finished with seven catches for 112 yards and...
Through the first 13 weeks of the season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have the NFL’s number one ranked defense and are number one against the pass and five against the run. You would think that the team with the league’s number one ranked defense would have one of the top records or at least be leading their own division. The Steelers however, sit at 7-6 and are fighting to get into...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich is not on the injury report this week for the first time since he injured his ribs in the 13-10 loss the Baltimore Ravens back in Week 11. Although he has apparently returned to full health he has not returned to his spot on the quarterback depth chart as Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports via Twitter that Charlie Batch...
How many times have we all asked the question of ‘do the Dallas Cowboys still qualify as being good enough to be called America’s Team?’
Despite the Steelers ugly loss to the Chargers upon his return to the lineup, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took a dig at Dallas’ title when asked about Tony Romo.
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Dan Rooney is coming home for good.
Timothy McNulty of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting on Thursday that Rooney will resign as U.S. ambassador to Ireland on Friday after serving three plus years in Dublin. The move has been expected to be coming for some time now.
The 80-year-old Steelers chairman emeritus returned to the US just last week after learning about the sudden...
Pittsburgh Steelers chairman emeritus Dan Rooney is resigning as U.S. ambassador to Ireland after serving in that role since 2009. Rooney, 80, will return to Pittsburgh and could be in Dallas on Sunday when the Steelers play the Cowboys. "I have had a lifelong commitment to advancing the relationship between the American and Irish people and building peace on this beautiful...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have been the model of inconsistency during the 2012 season, but they still hold their own destiny in terms of making the playoffs. In fact, there is still a small chance that they could win the AFC North division title. However, after an embarrassing loss to the San Diego Chargers, in which the Steelers were dominated at home, things have gotten more desperate...