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Field crowded for ex-Falcon

...In any league, that's what you better do." Whisenhunt is highly regarded in NFL circles. The Steelers won the 2006 Super Bowl with Whisenhunt coordinating the offense, which has improved dramatically during his tenure. He parlayed that success...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/05/pro_111363.shtml
NFL
Bears stay unbeaten by stunning Packers

...seven carries.The Bears, coming off an impressive win at Dallas last weekend, are off to their best start since the 2006 Super Bowl team won its first seven.Aaron Rodgers had another stellar game for Green Bay, completing 34 of 45 passes for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2010-09-28/bears-stay-unbeaten-stunning-
NFL | Sports
Source: Tigers awarded 2005 All-Star game

...events awarded in recent years to the area. The 2004 Ryder Cup will be held at Oakland Hills in suburban Detroit. The 2006 Super Bowl and the 2009 NCAA Final Four will be played at Ford Field, the home of the Detroit Lions. The 2004 All-Star game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/15/bas_384412.shtml
Baseball
Holmgren says it's rough for coaches

...are bigger," said Holmgren, who is finishing the two-year extension he signed soon after the Seahawks lost in the 2006 Super Bowl to Pittsburgh. Holmgren thinks the coaching stakes got higher, and the life span of coaches began to shrink along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/05/pro_478304.shtml
NFL
Eagles, Packers see their roles reversed

...the Super Bowl. But they're no ordinary sixth seed, and it's been done before. The Pittsburgh Steelers won the 2006 Super Bowl as a No. 6 seed. The Eagles reached the 2009 NFC championship game as the sixth seed."They're the hot team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2011-01-09/eagles-packers-see-their-role
NFL | Sports
Hines Ward retires as a Steeler

...consecutive Pro Bowls from 2001-2004 and seemed to get better as he aged. He was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2006 Super Bowl after catching five passes for 123 yards and a touchdown in Pittsburgh's 21-10 victory over Seattle, the franchise's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-03-20/hines-ward-retires-steeler
Bears need even more help

...consecutive overtime winning kick. That gave the Bears their third consecutive win, their longest streak since the 2006 Super Bowl season, but even if they make it four in a row, there's no guarantee they'll reach the playoffs. They would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/24/pro_505160.shtml
NFL
Coach leads with quiet confidence

...it's the latest thing you learn and probably the strongest or freshest in your mind." After the Steelers won the 2006 Super Bowl, Whisenhunt walked away from a potential head coaching job in Oakland. A year later, he interviewed with Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/12/pro_503632.shtml
NFL
Bears return to spotlight with win

...23-10 win over Jacksonville on Sunday. They'll try to make it three in a row - something they haven't done since the 2006 Super Bowl season - at Green Bay a week from Monday. Chicago native and Illinois product Pierre Thomas started the Saints...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/12/pro_503700.shtml
NFL
All in the athletic family

...Carlee Roethlisberger is the Sooners' 6-1 freshman forward. Big brother Ben led the Pittsburgh Steelers to the 2006 Super Bowl title and just signed a multimillion-dollar contract. "I always want to make a name for myself," Carlee said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/20/nca_191650.shtml
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