Detroit Lions Mount Rushmore

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During the month of June, the Last Word On Sports NFL department will construct a Mount Rushmore for each team. For this series, we will only consider players. Today, the Detroit Lions are the focus. Detroit Lions Mount Rushmore Barry Sanders This running back can’t be a surprise to anyone. Barry Sanders was one of […] READ MORE



FISH ON SPORTS: CFB Championships, NFL Playoffs and NASCAR Assassins

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CSB JANUARY 16, 2015 Just like Sylvester Stallone when a producer told him that a new Rambo sequel is “definitely a good idea”, it’s great to be here this week. In case you missed them, here are the stories that have been making headlines during the past seven days in the world of professional sports: […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Steelers and Legendary Defensive Coordinator Dick LeBeau Go Separate Ways

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Defensive co-ordinator Dick LeBeau and the Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to part ways Saturday. In an interview with the Urbana (Ohio) Daily Citizen, LeBeau said that he is “resigning this position, not retiring” and that he “had a great run in Pittsburgh.” ESPN.com reported that LeBeau wanted to return to the Steelers for his twelfth season […] READ MORE



The Inevitable Decline of Troy Polamalu

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Troy Polamalu has been one of the most distinctive and productive players in the NFL over the past decade or so.  He has a human highlight film of some of the best defensive plays you could ever hope to see. Despite all this, and you might need to whisper it very quietly as I feel […] READ MORE


Communication Breakdowns Killing the Steelers

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Editor’s Note: The following was written by our newest partner Marc Uhlmann, who writes for and co-owns www.steelcityblitz.com. Follow him on Twitter @SteelDad and the website @SCBlitz. Check us out on Facebook at  and on Fancred.com. We are proud to have his radio show as a partner at LWOS. You can hear him weekly during the […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Steelers: History Favors Jarvis Jones, Jason Worilds

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As the Pittsburgh Steelers look to rebound after another 8-8 season, the key will lie in whether or not their defense makes strides forward. Even though they finished a respectable 13th in total defense, they were unable to come up with enough pressure on the quarterback, thus not creating enough turnovers. Their formula to success […] READ MORE


Steel City Miracle Fails by a Foot

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Who would have thought two games in row there would have a sideline controversy? This week, it came at the hands of Antonio Brown who had what seemed to be a game winning touchdown but the front of his foot stepped out of bounds on the sideline. The ending was fitting for what has been […] READ MORE