Pittsburgh Steelers: Heart of Champions

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Published: April 21, 2009


... going to take a few months off and get out of shape? I don’t think so.

A great Greek philosopher named Aristotle once said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.”

The Pittsburgh Steelers embody this quote to the letter. That’s not taking away anything from the other 31 teams in the NFL; they all put in the hours in the weight room and on the practice field as well. But the Pittsburgh Steelers have had an offseason that’s been shorter than every team in the league, sans the Arizona Cardinals.

Every report I’ve read has claimed that Defensive Player of the Year James Harrison was back in the weight room only two days after the Steelers' sixth Super Bowl win and that third string wide receiver Limas Sweed started his conditioning workouts two weeks after the big game.

Looking back at the Steelers Super Bowl win in Super Bowl XL and the season following...

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