During Super Bowl week, everything is news. Yes, even the arrival the Steelers chartered plane. They touched down in Dallas this afternoon, and just like that, the week is officially underway.
And even though the football Gods would strike you dead on the spot if you ever had the gall to call the Steelers a "flashy" team, they had fun with the spotlight on Monday. And it's not exactly "flashy", but once again, Brett Keisel's beard wins the day, the year, and probably the millennium.
If it weren't for Mike Tomlin, Keisel would probably be the coolest part about the Steelers.
But Mike Tomlin is pretty much the John Shaft of NFL coaching, so... Hard to top that:
And ditto for
James Farrior Antwan Rande-El, who's got his GQ Swag on a trillion. That's gotta be a terrible towel as a pocket square, right? If so, he gets (even more) bonus points.
And of course, Big Ben has his camera at the ready. Just a normal guy, looking to enjoy the moment like any other law-abiding professional athlete. Nothing to see here, folks. Nothing at all.
And finally, there's Hines Ward:
Just when you thought you were starting to like the Steelers...