Following Mediocre Super
Pittsburgh Steelers Turn to the Dark Side
winning their fifth Super Bowl title, the Pittsburgh Steelers already
started their preparations for the next season. Their less-than-perfect
performance at the game, followed by the retirement of Jerome Bettis, "The Bus",
left Steelers coach Bill Cowher and owner Dan Rooney concerned.
concern has motivated a speedy negotiation process, leading to the
announcement that a new player will join the Steelers, to ensure their
superiority in the future (see image below).
is a natural", says Cowher about the new player, "he never
puts his helmet down".
Adds quarterback Ben Roethlisberger:
"I've always wanted to play with a receiver that can make the ball
come to him, even when my aim is off".
Steelers members voiced concern about the new acquisition. "He
doesn't seem to be a team player", alleged Super Bowl MVP Hines Ward,
"he is definitely not 'one of the guys'".
officials expressed mixed feelings. "What happens if he disagrees
with a holding call against him? Is he going to render the referee
breathless?" asked NFL Commissioner, Paul Tagliabue. "On the
other hand, this may provide a new attraction for the fans".
several other NFL teams are relentlessly pursuing contracts with Obi-Wan Kenobi
as an offensive guard, and Yoda as head coach.