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Former Steelers Bettis & Greene Among 26 Semifinalists For Pro Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis and linebacker/defensive end Kevin Greene are once again another step closer to making it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as both were among the 26 Class of 2015 semifinalists that were named on Tuesday. Normally only 25 semifinalists are named at this stage of the process, but a 2-way tie meant that […] Former Steelers...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerome Bettis Thinks Steelers Should Act Swiftly In Disciplining LeGarrette Blount

Upset about the amount of playing time that he has received as of late, Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount reportedly left the field Monday night prior to the conclusion of the game against the Tennessee Titans. Those actions are of course drawing reactions and former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis chimed in with his […] Jerome Bettis Thinks Steelers Should...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

IMPORTANT – Jerome Bettis on the state of NFL punditry

Here’s a rare moment of genuine honesty from the sports media world with former Steelers RB and current ESPN NFL analyst Jerome Bettis.  The Bus falls on his own sword to be frank with you, the viewer: “We are in the media and our opinions, they really don’t matter to be quite honest with you.” Can we apply this rule across the board and start with Skip Bayless, please...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

You won’t believe which team Jerome Bettis picked to win the AFC North

Jerome Bettis enjoyed a long and succesful career as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back. From 1996 to 2005 Bettis was the workhorse in the backfield. He only missed 15 regular season games during that stretched and rushed for over 10,000 yards. He was also instrumental in the 2005 Super bowl winning team. Sounds like a perfect candidate for Mr. Pittsburgh, right? The ultimate...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steelers Bettis, Greene Named Modern-Era Nominees For Class Of 2015

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced their list of Modern-Era Nominees for the Class of 2015 on Tuesday and as expected, former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis will make a fifth straight attempt at being enshrined in Canton. Bettis, who rushed for 10,571 yards during his 10 seasons with the Steelers, has been […] Former Steelers Bettis, Greene Named Modern-Era...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Ray Lewis And Jerome Bettis Spoke With Clemson This Morning, Are Wearing All Tigers Gear

Ray Lewis and Jerome Bettis both played at schools that are now in (or affiliated with) the ACC in Miami and Notre Dame, but today it appears that they’re both pulling for the Clemson Tigers. The two NFL greats spoke with the team today, and they are not lacking Clemson gear.  @LarryWilliamsTI bus and ray in clemson gear — Phillip Hughes (@Phil_B_Hughes...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jerome Bettis Surprises Mississippi State’s Players, Gives Motivational Speech

There are many who believe that Mississippi State has a chance to make some serious noise in the SEC this season. Apparently, you can count former NFL star running back Jerome Bettis among them. Bettis, who was once teammates with Bulldogs assistant coach Deshea Townsend, stopped by the school’s campus to give a pep talk to the Bulldogs. Bettis speaks about what it took for him...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bettis Shut out of Hall for Fourth Straight Year

When it comes to the Hall of Fame, Jerome Bettis, the legendary running back who played 13 seasons in the NFL--including 10 with the Steelers--and gained over 13,000 yards, will someday have his moment up on the podium in Canton, Ohio, in front of thousands of screaming fans as he makes his acceptance speech. Unfortunately, for a fourth straight year, that moment won't come this...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Steelers RB Jerome Bettis Not Elected To Pro Football Hall Of Fame

The fourth time was apparently not the charm for former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis as he was not selected as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2014, according to Alby Oxenreiter of WPXI-TV. BREAKING: My sources tell me that Jerome Bettis did NOT make the HOF for a 4th straight year. #WPXI — Alby Oxenreiter (@albyox) February 1, 2014 Bettis...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ben Roethlisberger says Bettis is the Pittsburgh Steelers; deserves HOF

Pittsburgh Steelers former running back Jerome Bettis is  up for the Hall of Fame in 2014, and he deserves the call in my opinion.  Well today when Big Ben was asked about Jerome he too agreed with me. “He is one of the best of all time. His numbers, he has a Super Bowl. What […]The post Big Ben Roethlisberger says Bettis is the Pittsburgh Steelers; deserves HOF appeared first...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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