John Stallworth’s statistics look almost pedestrian compared to the numbers the receivers put up in the current NFL. But there might not have been a better, big-time receiver during his era. Stallworth was blessed with great speed and great height, an advantage for him in an era when defensive players were allowed to play, well, defense against receivers. You simply couldn’t out-muscle him. Those receivers today who have come so adept at the “jump ball,” well, that was a move perfected by Stallworth. Stallworth retired as the Steelers’ all-time leader in receptions, yards and touchdowns. The most indelible image of Stallworth was him as he hauled in a 73-yard touchdown reception as the Steelers rallied in the fourth quarter to […]
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The Steelers have the most Super Bowl championships of any franchise and, not surprisingly, some of the most iconic moments in the history of the game.
Posted: Sunday, January 2nd, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Bill Belichick, Brett Favre, Dana Stubblefield, Don Maynard, Ed Reed, Franco Harris, Jamaal Charles, John Stallworth, LeGarrette Blount, Mal Kutner, Matt Ryan, Mike Wallace, Mike Williams, Ndamukong Suh, Pat Harder, rashard mendenhall, Rod Woodson, Roddy White, Tom Brady, Tony Gonzalez, willie parker
Without a doubt, Week 17 of the 2010 season brought us a lot to chew on from a statistical standpoint.
Posted: Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Emimitt Smith, Franco Harris, Green Bay Packers, Hall of Fame, Herb Adderley, Jack Ham, Joe Greene, Joe Montana, John Stallworth, Lynn Swann, Mel Blount, Michael Irvin, Mike Webster, New England Patriots, Otto Graham, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ronnie Lott, San Francisco 49ers, Steve Young, Super Bowl, Ted Hendricks, Terry Bradshaw, Troy Aikman
Would you trade three Super Bowl wins and a Hall of Fame ring for a perfect season? I can see the allure.
Posted: Thursday, September 10th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Ben Roethlisberger, Dermontti Dawson, Donnie Shell, Dwight White, Ernie Stautner, Franco Harris, Greg Lloyd, Jack Ham, Jack Lambert, Jerome Bettis, Joe Greene, John Stallworth, L.C. Greenwood, Larry Brown, Lynn Swann, Mel Blount, Mike Webster, Pittsburgh Steelers, Rocky Bleier, Rod Woodson, Terry Bradshaw
Another list, another cause for outrage and debate.