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Jim Harbaugh will bring his Los Angeles Chargers to Pittsburgh in 2024.



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🏈 Jim Harbaugh is leaving Michigan to accept the head coaching job with the Los Angeles Chargers. The Pittsburgh Steelers play the Chargers at Acrisure Stadium in 2024. The date of the game will be released when the NFL schedule is revealed in May.

🏈 This weekend, Hall of Famers Alan Faneca and Lynn Swann will be at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In celebration of  A Legacy Forged In Black & Gold, the two Pittsburgh Steelers greats will be talking shop at a Chalk Talk session.

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🏈 Former Arizona Cardinals center A.Q. Shipley said on the Pat McAfee Show that Kliff Kingsbury’s work ethic is unbelievable.

“Kliff Kingsburgy is exactly what you want in an offensive coordinator. He’s in there at 3:30 in the morning working.”

Longtime NFL insider Peter King reported in an appearance on 93.7 The Fan on Tuesday that Klingsbury will interview with the Steelers for their vacant offensive coordinator position.

🏈 The Pro Football Hall of Fame official account on X posted a photo of when the Steelers played at Forbes Field. This location is now part of the University of Pittsburgh library and dorms. The Steelers played at Forbes Field from 1933-1963.

🏈 The Steelers official account on X posted T.J. Watt’s highlight’s from the 2023 season.

🏈 Houston Texans running back Devin Singletary has played every single game for the past four seasons. He has played 87 straight games. Steelers running back Najee Harris is the only other runner to play every game in the past three seasons, according to Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston.

🎂 Happy 61st birthday to former Steelers punter Harry Newsome. Born on Jan. 26, 1963 in Cheraw, South Carolina, Newsome was the Steelers’ eighth-round pick in the 1985 NFL Draft. He was the Steelers’ rookie of the year in 1985, played five seasons in Pittsburgh and led the NFL in yards per punt at 45.4 in 1988. He also led the league in kicks blocked that season. After 1989, he departed via Plan B free agency for the Minnesota Vikings, where he kicked for four more years. After retirement, Newsome returned home to South Carolina and founded a landscaping company.

Happy 55th birthday to former Steelers defensive end Nolan Harrison. Born on Jan. 25, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, Harrison came to the Steelers late in his career, as a free agent in 1997 after spending his first six seasons with the Los Angeles Raiders. Harrison spent three years in black and gold. His best was his first in 1997, when he had four sacks, two forced fumbles and 31 tackles as a 16-game starter on the Steelers team that made it to the AFC Championship Game. He dealt with injuries in his subsequent seasons before leaving the Steelers after 1999. He played one more year in Washington before retiring. Harrison remained involved in the NFLPA long after his retirement and was instrumental in getting the chop block banned from the NFL.

Happy 30th birthday to former Steelers tackle Trenton Scott. Born Jan. 25, 1984 in Huntsville, Alabama, Scott spent one season in Pittsburgh in 2022, serving as the team’s swing backup tackle. He played in eight games and made one start for the Steelers. Scott was with he Washington Commanders in 2023 and is also under contract in D.C. for 2024.

🎥 Steel City Star created a highlight reel of all 12 of John Stallworth’s postseason touchdowns. It was the most in NFL history until Jerry Rice surpassed him in 1992. Stallworth still ranks fourth all-time in playoff touchdowns.




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