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Former Pittsburgh Steelers’ great Rocky Bleier reflects on his military career during the Vietnam war and what Veterans’ Day means to him today.

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Hall-of-Famer Joe Greene explains why former wide receiver Terrell Owens should reconsider his decision not to attend his own induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer.

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Hall-of-Famer Joe Greene explains why former Steelers’ teammate Andy Russell deserves Hall-of-Fame consideration.

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On Father’s Day, Pittsburgh Steelers’ owner Art Rooney II tells the Talk of Network what he learned about running the team from his Dad, Dan, and what the best piece of advice his father ever gave him.

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Former coach Bill Cowher thinks the NFL needs to reconsider special-teams coordinators as head-coaching possibilities.

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Former Steelers’ great Casey Hampton describes how difficult it was for him to make the change from defensive tackle in a 4-3 scheme in college to a 3-4 nose tackle in the pros.

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Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinalist Alan Faneca, a two-time finalist for the Hall, explains how he would make his case to convince voters that he belongs in Canton.

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At 39, Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison reveals the secret to his longevity and why he wants to continue playing.

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Other than teammate Ben Roethlisberger, there’s one quarterback Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison said he’d like on his club: “That damned Tom Brady.”

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USC athletic director Lynn Swann was a star football player with the Trojans, and when asked to name his most talented teammate — bam! — he had no trouble: Sam Cunningham.

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The Talk of Fame Network re-airs a November, 2014, interview with former Pittsburgh owner and Hall-of-Fame enshrine Dan Rooney in observance of Rooney’s passing this week at the age of 84.

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Pittsburgh linebacker Ryan Shazier doesn’t tap dance around the subject when it comes to how he wants to be remembered as a linerbacker. “I want to be like the Kevin Garnett of football,” he says.

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Trying to make sense of why guard Alan Faneca failed to make a move in last week’s Hall-of-Fame voting for the Class of 2017.

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Former Pittsburgh wide receiver Hines Ward is a semifinalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017, with the finalists announced Tuesday evening. Ward should be one of them, and not because he produced big numbers but because he was a complete player.

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Former Pittsburgh star Hines Ward was the best blocking wide receiver of his era … maybe of any era … and he got that way, he says, with the help of the best rivalry in the NFL — Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh.

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