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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With the regular season winding down, several awards were given out ahead of Steelers practice today.
Wide receiver Antonio Brown has been named the Steelers’ MVP. He is the first Steelers wide receiver to be named the team MVP since Hines Ward in 2005.
Brown was also just named to his first Pro Bowl as a kick returner.
In his last seven games, Brown has 29 receptions for 587 yards, which are both team highs.
Brown is only the sixth Steelers’ wide receiver to win the award in the last 40-plus years.
Meanwhile, linebacker James Farrior and offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert received the annual awards handed out by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America.
Farrior, who is in his 15th NFL season, received “The Chief Award,” which goes to the member of the Steelers’ organization who best exemplifies the spirit of cooperation with the media.
Gilbert was named the winner of the “Joe Greene Great Performance Award,” which is given out to the outstanding Steelers’ rookie.
Gilbert was the team’s second round draft pick in 2011 and played in 13 games with 12 starts.
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The Dallas Cowboys game Saturday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was pretty much a laugher from the get-go, but two Pittsburgh Steelers players did not get a laugh out of the Cowboys final defensive play of the game. On 4th down and 12 from the Buccaneers 18 yard-line, Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman threw a pass down the right sideline to wide receiver Michael Spurlock, who had a step on Cowboys cornerback Terence Newman. The ball seemed to be slightly overthrown and Spurlock let up when he caught Cowboys safety Abram Elam closing out of the corner of his eye. The pictures below show Read more [...]
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The list of players apparently ignoring coach Mike Tomlin’s gag order on the James Harrison suspension continues to grow. Steelers linebacker James Farrior, in a Thursday appearance on The Jim Rome Show, addressed the situation arising from Harrison’s latest violation of the rules. Projecting something less than the trademark defiance that has characterized the Steelers’…