Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/15/12

PHILADELPHIA - SEPTEMBER 02: Santonio Holmes of the New York Jets looks at the clock during a preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 2, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
Some of the high-profile former Pittsburgh Steelers’ role players have well documented career paths since their departure from Pittsburgh.  Santonio Holmes, for example, took his bad attitude to the Jets, then to the Injured Reserve List.  Plaxico Burress won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants, then celebrated in prison before also joining the Jets. Not all Steelers wind up playing in New York, some fan favorites are now playing important roles in strange places. Matt Spaeth, everybody’s favorite 6’ 7” No. 2 tight end, was a force to occasionally be reckoned with whenever Big Ben got short-pass happy.  He is no longer running drag routes in the end-zone for the black and gold.  Now, he’s the No.… Read more
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