Found January 30, 2013 on SteelBlitz Steelers Blog:
The Pittsburgh Steelers know all about what the Baltimore Ravens are trying to do this post-season. A legend on their team, Ray Lewis, has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the season and the team is rallying behind him to try and send him out on top. For the Steelers this scenario played out to perfection during the 2005-2006 season. The player was Jerome Bettis and the Steelers road “The Bus” all the way to Detroit and allowed him to finish his NFL career as a Super Bowl champion. Many people may not remember, however, that Bettis almost lost his chance to play that final season in Pittsburgh. During training camp the Steelers were planning on Richard Huntley being the starting running back and they were excited about a second year running back by the name of Amos Zereoue. Not to mention they still had their new power back in Chris Fuamatu-Ma’afala. Bettis was older and had a large salary cap number and if not for a knee injury he may have been on his way out of Pit...
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