Tag: Pittsburgh Steelers

Ben Roethlisberger Mistaken for Drunk Mall Santa Outside of Heinz Field

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

A man later identified as injured Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was tackled and detained outside of Heinz Field on Saturday after being mistaken by security as a drunk, roaming mall santa. The situation was quickly cleared up, and no charges were pressed against the security guard, as it was considered an objectively reasonable mistake.

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Delvin Hodges Draws Short Straw, Will Start on Sunday

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Bobby Ellis/Getty Images

It’s been an unfortunate week for Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Delvin Hodges, who drew the short straw and now has to start Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. Sources tell The Second String that back-ups Mason Rudolph and Paxton Lynch shared a moment of pure elation following the draw.

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Roger Goodell Suspends You, The Viewer, For Role in Garrett-Rudolph Fight

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Erik Drost on Flickr

After a week of review, the National Football League came to its final determination for suspensions in regard to the fight between Mason Rudolph and Myles Garrett during last week’s Thursday Night Football game. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced that the indefinite suspension for Garrett would be upheld, Pittsburgh offensive lineman Maurkice Pouncey’s suspension was lightened from three games to two, and you, the viewer at home, will also receive a one-game suspension for your involvement.

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Following Unnecessary Display of Aggression, Myles Garrett Hired by Cleveland Police Department

by Alex Poletti
Photo by AP Photo/David Richard

With just seconds left in the fourth quarter of a convincing win against the Steelers, Myles Garrett decided to take out some aggression on Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph, hitting him with his own helmet before being tackled to the ground by two offensive linemen. Facing suspension, Garrett found a silver lining after being offered a job as an officer for the Cleveland Police Department.

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Steelers Fan Tragically Reaches Antonio Brown Stage of Cancer Diagnosis

by Alex Poletti

Lifelong Steelers fan Preston McGaghie received some heartbreaking news this week when his doctor confirmed that his Kidney Cancer had reached the dreaded Antonio Brown stage. Given the trajectory of the player after whom this stage is named, it isn’t likely that McGaghie will “be in the league” much longer.

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Man Coming to Heinz Field for Free Mustard Disappointed to Find Pittsburgh Steelers Instead

by Alex Poletti

A spiritual and physical journey reached an abrupt end for Hershey, Pennsylvania, native Jack McCreary on Monday, as he entered the threshold of Heinz Field hoping for an open expanse of mustard, only to find a shitty Pittsburgh Steelers team defeat the Cincinnati Bengals for their first win of the season.

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Antonio Brown Rips Up Old Friendship Bracelet from Ben Roesthlisberger

by Alex Poletti

Antonio Brown just put kerosene on the feud fire with his former teammate Ben Roethlisberger by claiming the two were never friends after the Pittsburgh Steeler hypothesized calling Brown out after a week-12 interception ruined their friendship. To prove that they are not friends and never were, Brown ripped up a handmade friendship bracelet given to him by the six-time Pro-Bowler.

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