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Why The Steelers Will Not Be On HBO’s Hard Knocks

There are two reasons the Steelers won’t be on Hard Knocks and probably never will. Primarily, it’s not the Steelers way, at least not the way of the modern-NFL-era Steelers. It doesn’t fit well with the tradition and old-school values the team seeks to embody. This is a team that built a new stadium in the north and left off the top – guaranteeing that they’d never host a Super Bowl. This is a team that continues to hold their training camp at Saint Vincent College in the small town of Latrobe. A team that shares their practice facilities and stadium with the local college team.

Hines Ward is Anti Plax

Following the 2004 season (prior to Superbowl XL), Plaxico Burress was allowed to seek his fortunes in free agency. Rather than keep the field-stretching/bone-crunching combination of Burress opposite Hines Ward with the multi-tooled Antwaan Randle El in the slot, the…