Steelers Fever – This is Not Your Father’s Steelers

This is Not Your Father’s Steelers Steelers Fever Exclusive Editorial Monday, October 27th, 2014 By Tiger Rowan Steelers Fever Columnist Before Sunday’s victory over the Colts, Steelers fans were lamenting about this team not having a good defense. My family had been lambasting Jason Worilds; my friends had been chastising Mike Mitchell; and internet posters were growing more & more frustrated with Cortez Allen. I kept reminding these fans that this Steelers team is not…

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Steelers Fever – The Matt Spaeth Effect

The Matt Spaeth Effect Steelers Fever Exclusive Editorial Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 By Tiger Rowan Steelers Fever Columnist A few years ago, Jim Rome referred to the Ravens-Steelers games as “The Crowbar Bowl.” In case it was not obvious enough, this moniker was bestowed upon these match-ups, because both of these teams have a penchant for fielding hard-hitting defenses, rife with physical players. Or, as Rome described: “The Ravens and Steelers line up and take…

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Steelers Fever – The Hidden Truth

The Hidden Truth Steelers Fever Exclusive Editorial Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 By Tiger Rowan Steelers Fever Columnist Before I even start my report on the WASH-PITT game, I have to make one quasi-tangential comment: Mike Wallace had a great game. I have been on him for a few weeks, and it appears that he heard me… because, he caught some very difficult passes, which was no minor feat, considering the wet conditions (i.e. one could…

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Steelers Fever – The Willie Parker effect

The Willie Parker effect: Jonathan Dwyer’s opportunity Steelers Fever Exclusive Editorial Thursday, November 1st, 2012 By Travis Boariu Steelers Fever Columnist In 2010, the Pittsburgh Steelers selected RB Jonathan Dwyer, property of Georgia Tech with the 188th overall selection within the 6th round of the NFL Draft. Many who watched Dwyer’s days as a Yellow Jacket steam-rolling defense’s immediately chalked up the selection as a draft day “steal” for the Steelers. Throughout Pittsburgh’s history as…

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Steelers Fever – Even Vince McMahon Turned His Head in Shame

Even Vince McMahon Turned His Head in Shame Steelers Fever Exclusive Editorial Friday, November 9th, 2012 By Tiger Rowan Steelers Fever Columnist NOTICE: This editorial was sent in for publishing earlier this week. However, due to server issues, publishing was delayed. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Right around…

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Steelers Fever – Get Off of My Lawn!!!

Get Off of My Lawn!!! Steelers Fever Exclusive Editorial Tuesday, April 22nd, 2013 By Tiger Rowan Steelers Fever Columnist It happened. I am now officially an “old man.” For years, I used to laugh at my elders, who would recount the days of yester-year, lauding how it was always so much better when they were kids. I would snicker to myself, thinking, “Man, these old dudes just do not know much about anything.” And then……

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Steelers Fever – Hines Ward Would Have Caught That!!!

Hines Ward Would Have Caught That!!! Steelers Fever Exclusive Editorial Tuesday, September 25th, 2013 By Tiger Rowan Steelers Fever Columnist My father loved Hines Ward. Now, I know that most Steelers fans will say that they loved Hines Ward, but not like my father. For him, not only was Hines Ward his all-time favorite player, Ward became the measuring stick for all other players. Needless to say, for over a decade, every time that a…

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Steelers Fever – A House Divided

A House Divided Steelers Fever Exclusive Editorial Monday, December 30th, 2013 By Tiger Rowan Steelers Fever Columnist My wife is a life-long Chargers fan. That said, for the duration of our marriage, she has watched every single Steelers game with me, and more importantly, she has supported the Steelers, just as strongly as I have. Then came the Chiefs-Chargers game. And, for the first time, our alliances were divided. Bets had already been placed at…

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Steelers Fever – One Play

One Play Steelers Fever Exclusive Editorial Wednesday, October 16th, 2012 By Tiger Rowan Steelers Fever Columnist Sometimes, games just simply come down to one play. That one play can be magnified when it is the last play of the game (e.g. a Hail Mary touchdown; a Scott Norwood missed field goal). At other times, that one play can happen earlier, yet still change the outcome of a game (e.g. a hundred-yard pick six by James…

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Steelers Fever – The Lost Art: Road Warriors

The Lost Art: Road Warriors Steelers Fever Exclusive Editorial Wednesday, October 16th, 2012 By Travis Boariu Steelers Fever Columnist Believe it or not, there was a time long, long ago (in a Galaxy far, far away) when the Steelers wore their classic white-away jersey’s in enemy territory and seemingly instilled fear into the opposing home team. It got to the point to where when you watched an episode of NFL FILMS counting down the days…

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