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Former Special Teams Coach Al Everest Says Firing Was a “Shocker”

Former Steelers special teams coordinator Al Everest said his firing “was a shocker,” but he declined Friday to discuss why he and the team parted ways with only two preseason games remaining according to Alan Robinson of the Tribune-Review. “It was professional differences, and let’s leave it at that,” Everest said Friday. “It was ...

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Everest calls Steelers firing a “shocker”

Former Steelers special teams coordinator Al Everest was fired by the Steelers on Thursday, a move he called a “shocker” during a conversation with Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Friday. Everest wasn’t the only one shocked by the move. It’s very rare to see a team make a coaching change of any sort…<...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Preparing to Avenge Playoff Shocker

With the start of the 2012 NFL season still 104 days away, the Pittsburgh Steelers are hard at work during OTA sessions. The Steelers are still in shock from last year’s early exit from the playoffs are looking to bounce back this season. Ironically, starting things off with a little revenge on the team responsible for their early exit, the Denver Broncos.
Fans still cringe at the thought of that shocking overtime defeat handed to them by Tim Tebow and the Broncos, with the sight of Demetrius Thomas breaking away from cornerback Ike Taylor and safety Ryan Mundy for the 80-yard game winning touchdown etched into their minds. Although Denver has since moved on from the unconventional ways of Tim Tebow, to future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning, who was released earlier in the year by the Indianapolis Colts. The sting from last year’s overtime defeat still lingers amongst players.
Pittsburgh still holds a certain level of disdain for that loss, many feel that the...

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