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Warren Sapp: Steelers defense is still “old and slow”

Last year, Warren Sapp made called the Pittsburgh Steelers defense “old and slow,” and they ended up missing the playoffs. Sapp was asked on the NFL if they’re still old and slow. “Old and slow? Yes, I would,” Sapp said on the NFL Network, via NFL.com. “Because seven of the 11 starters are 28 years or older, and that’s around the time…

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Can We Finally Stop Talking About the “Old” Steelers and How Their Age Will Affect Their Play?

For the last few years we have had to hear analysts talk about how old the Steelers are getting and about how much it will affect them moving forward. Even so, the Steelers went 12-4 in 2012 and last year, although they finished 8-8, that “old” defense finished first in total defense and first in pass defense. Now we may finally be able to stop…

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NFL Network’s Rich Eisen On Peyton Manning: “I Expect Him To Be The Same Old Same Old”

(Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)NFL Network Analyst Rich Eisen joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN in Pittsburgh to preview the upcoming NFL seaso…

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The Steelers Are Too Old… Again?

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I think everyone can remember the madness last year when Warren Sapp implied that the Pittsburgh Steelers were too old to be considered an elite team. The Steelers did a great job of proving Sapp wrong both with the teams’ overall on field performance and the way that the younger backups stepped up thru injuries. So just as the offseason passes us steadily by and we almost have that negative implication out of our minds, it pops back up. I was reading a power ranking on NFL.com and was maligned to find that they had the Steelers listed as the 13th ranked team. Not bad for a 12-4 team that has lost Read more […]

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