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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...
Via Steelers Depot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers have released Jerome Bettis

Even  thought its; been nine years since Jerome Bettis actually played football, the Steelers released him from their reserved/retired list. The Steelers released Jerome Bettis yesterday. That's not a joke. (released from reserve/retired list) — Mike Clay (@MikeClayNFL) September 3, 2014 We’ve confirmed that this in fact did happen, per the NFL transaction list from Tuesday...
Via Pro Football Zone
19 days ago  |  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 pic.twitter.com/qdXgjPqAgm — Phillip Hughes (@Phil_B_Hughes...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  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...
Via College Spun
August 18, 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...
Via Steelers Depot
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerome Bettis: Steelers did the least amount of work in the AFC North to improve themselves

Former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis was a guest on the ”Dave Dameshek Football Program” and stated that he believes Pittsburgh did the least amount of work in the offseason to get better in the AFC North. “The question mark in the division is the Steelers,” Bettis said, via NFL.com. “How will they perform? Will they be able to run the football? Will the defense...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Are Voters Holding Jerome Bettis Out Of The Hall Of Fame Because Of His YPC Average?

The third time was not the charm for former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis as he was not elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2013 on Saturday. Most of the arguments I have read as to why Bettis should not get in right now seem to revolve around the fact that he finished his career with less than a 4.0 yards per average. If indeed this is the general...
Via Steelers Depot
February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis prepares to take his final bow on his own terms

Ray Lewis might not win the Super Bowl for the Baltimore Ravens during the final game of his career. He might not even have a lot to do with it.  He might be the leading tackler, or he may simply be the emotional leader he’s been during the final few months of his career. But don’t believe for a minute, that although this is Joe Flacco’s team, this is anything but Lewis’s...
Via Players View
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bettis Thinks Wallace Is Playing Hardball With The Wrong Team

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis was a guest Thursday morning on the NFL AM show on the NFL Network and he was asked if restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace, who has yet to sign his one-year tender offer and report training camp, is playing hardball with the wrong team. "I really think he is," said Bettis. "I think when you go through...
Via Steelers Depot
August 09, 2012  |  1 Comment

Only Jerome Bettis Until Steelers Open Training Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers will report to training camp in Latrobe on July 25, 2012 - only 36 days from today. We're taking a quick look at current and former Steelers as we countdown to football.What can you say about Jerome Bettis? One of the greatest power backs ever to play the game, Bettis spent the bulk of his illustrious career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. His huge build...
Via Blitzburgh Blog
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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