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Lynn Swann (R) (photo: Kyle Churchill, 98.7 The Fan, CBS Radio Tampa Bay)

NFL Hall Of Famer Lynn Swann On Booger And Rich

NFL Hall of Famer Lynn Swann sat down with Booger and Rich this morning on Radio Row to share his thoughts on a variety of football topics, including, of course, this Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVIII and its participants.

98.7 The Fan–01/30/2014

Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Tomlin Goes From Black & Gold To Black & Blue

But no matter how black or gold my allegiance, no matter how nostalgic I feel about them. and no matter how deep the Rooney roots run in NFL history, there’s no excuse for their head coach’s conduct on Thanksgiving.

12/06/2013

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Keidel: Feasting On Football

The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.

11/28/2013

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Keidel: Trading Big Ben Would Be A Big Blunder

There’s a baleful buzz around Big Ben and my beloved black & gold these days. Reports say that the mountainous QB is now a mutinous QB, demanding he be traded at the end of this season.

11/15/2013

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(AUDIO) Greg Cosell from NFL Films tells us what’s next for Josh Freeman

The one and only Greg Cosell from NFL Films joined Justin Pawlowski and Jim Lighthall today to discuss the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and QB Mike Glennon. Also giving insight on how the Bucs O-line has […]

98.7 The Fan–10/03/2013

L.C. Greenwood (L), Mel Blount, and 'Mean' Joe Greene (R) (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Keidel: Another Tear In The Steel Curtain

Now, one major thread in that curtain is gone. L.C. Greenwood, he of the height and heft and six Pro Bowls and four rings, as central to the dynasty as anyone not named Joe Greene or Jack Lambert, died of natural causes.

09/30/2013

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(AUDIO) Stories We Missed Thursday September 25

Tonight on Stories We Missed, Rollergirl gave us this year’s annual version of Playboy’s best party school.  FSU represented the state at #5, and West Virginia was this year’s number 1. Bill Nye the Science […]

98.7 The Fan–09/25/2013

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Study: Buccaneers Fans Among The Worst In The NFL

It seems like it has become easy to bash a fan base that has been given little to be loyal to for more than a decade. Enter the fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Since […]

98.7 The Fan–08/18/2013

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 30: Travis Tannahill #80 of the Kansas State Wildcats is tackled by Thomas Shamarko #21 of the Syracuse Orange during the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on December 30, 2010 in New York, New York. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Shamarko Thomas’ Maturity Jump-Starts His Career In The Pittsburgh Steelers Defense

After falling to the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Shamarko Thomas is determined to prove everyone that he will be a valuable player for the Steelers, while also influencing his younger siblings that maturity and discipline pay off in the long run.

08/14/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Will Have A Better Bounce-Back Season? Giants Vs. Steelers

Two organizations hoping to return to glory after mediocre performances last season are the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Football Giants.

08/01/2013

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