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Style and Substance in Super Bowl Ads

Here’s the scene: a swamp in the woods, at night. In the distance sits a dimly lit bar. The characters: three frogs, each sitting on a lily pad. Action! Frog 1 says: “Bud” Frog 2: “Weisss” Frog 3: “Errr” As we all know, this was a popular Super Bowl XXIX commercial in 1995 from Budwesier, created by DMB&B/St. … Continue reading

The circus is coming

Just wait for it.  No, not this weekend’s mini-camp.  Number 7 will not be attending, thank you very much. We will instead get our first look at Number 1 draft choice Maurkice Pouncey, the center out of Florida, plus the pick that had Steeler nation scratching their heads. Undersized defensive end James Worilds (pronounced worlds) … Continue reading

VMI couldn’t have been that long ago…

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin’s resume includes a stop in Lexington, Va., as an assistant at VMI.  He has probably been wondering what happened to those simple days since the early morning hours of March 5th.  That’s the morning he received a phone call from his starting quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, telling the former Keydet assistant … Continue reading

Who’s next, Bubby Brister?

Unprecedented- That’s the word that is being thrown around in regards to the signings of five free agent veterans, including backup tackle Jonathan Scott, WR Arnaz Battle, DB Will Allen,  WR Antwaan Randle-El and LB Larry Foote. That is because as far as the Steelers signing free agents who have a previous history with the … Continue reading

Gradkowski will start opening day

The Raider Nation experienced something last year that had been missing since 2002: passion from the quarterback position. In particular, passion from Bruce Gradkowski. Not unlike the days when Rich Gannon stood behind center, Gradkowski took control of the offense. Minus Gannon’s side-arm delivery and 6-foot-3-inch frame, Gradkowski carries the same swagger, the same will to win. … Continue reading

Saints Story

And then there were two. Super Bowl XLIV. New Orleans Saints vs. Indianapolis Colts. Catch the Saints stories in our fan pages here (or by clicking the link below), or read all of tomorrow’s headlines today in our In the Papers section, where we provide links to each team’s local newspaper pages.

Colts corner

And then there were two. Super Bowl XLIV. New Orleans Saints vs. Indianapolis Colts. Catch all of the Colts stories in our AFC fan pages here (or by clicking the link below), or read all of tomorrow’s headlines today in our In the Papers section.