Daily Archives: November 23, 2011

Dejan Kovacevic chat transcript

View a transcript of Dejan Kovacevic’s weekly chat about Pittsburgh sports.

Four Steelers Are Hall Of Fame Semi-Finalists

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) — Four former Steelers have been name to the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s semi-final list for modern-era players and personnel.

Running back Jerome Bettis, center Dermonti Dawson linebacker Kevin Greene and safety Donnie Shell are candidates for the Hall of Fame’s upcoming class. They join 22 other players as semi-finalists, widdled down from a list of over 100.

Surprising to some is that former head coach Bill Cowher was not named to the list.

The group of 26 will be reduced to 15 finalists in mid-January and those will be up for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

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Steelers coach Mike Tomlin’s take

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin weighs in on the issues heading into his team’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Harbaugh parents proud of coaching sons

This week’s matchup — an NFL first — has brothers John and Jim Harbaugh, facing off from opposite sidelines with their division-leading teams.

AFL standout Gilchrist suffered brain trauma

Former WPIAL and Buffalo Bills star running back Cookie Gilchrist suffered from paranoia as well as behavioral and cognitive difficulties later in life.

Steelers coach: Talks with league productive

Talking for the first time since meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell last week at league headquarters, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin called the conversation “very productive.”

Thanksgiving NFL slate is the best in decades

This particular trio of games gives fans a chance to see some of the sport’s most dynamic players, like Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Palko’s struggles don’t alter Tomlin’s opinion

In the two weeks that Tyler Palko spent with the Steelers in 2009, he made quite an impression on coach Mike Tomlin.

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