Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 3/3/12
“Old and Slow”, the phrase that started an uproar among the Steeler Nation and became somewhat of a rallying cry for the players in 2011 seems like a distant memory now.  A 12-4 regular season record, dual 1,000 yd. receivers, #1 pass defense in the league, #1 overall defense, and a QB that threw for over 4,000 yds.  Stats like that would make you think they were a team poised for a future of domination, not one that was over the hill. While they still have their share of  Bill Cowher holdovers, the youth movement is in full swing. On offense, the Steelers certainly could not be called old, if anything they were largely a very youthful bunch with the exception of the now departed Hines Ward (35). With Hines no longer wearing the black ‘n gold, the oldest starters on the offense are now Roethlisberger, 30 years old and Heath Miller who will turn 30 this October. Should Max Starks return, he’s an unrestricted free agent now, he’ll also be in that club having  just turned 30 this past ...
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