Originally written May 08, 2013 on Football Extra Points:
The Pittsburgh Steelers in are in win-now mode and have their sights set on a seventh Lombardi trophy. Ben Roethlisberger should be at his peak performance at 30 but injuries have cost the franchise quarterback considerable playing time in recent years. How much gas Big Ben has left in the tank remains to be seen. It is this writer's opinion that barring the catastrophic piling of injuries which crippled the 2012 campaign Pittsburgh could separate themselves from the pack even further by claiming a seventh Lombardi Trophy by 2016.  Moves made in the 2013 draft and free agency were typical of Pittsburgh, no circus no glitz, but the choices made were smart, in some ways bold, and by all means exciting. LeVeon Bell and Shamarko Thomas are the most intriguing athletes going into camp. Bell is a mauling powerhorse 3-Down ball carrier, something Pittsburgh has missed since the departure of HOF bound Jerome Bettis. You need a closer who will eat clock and get those toug...
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  • you got to be kidding ........the seventh is a least 10 years away
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