The Steelers will be able to enjoy a long weekend thanks to their bye, and players are going to take advantage of some free time in a variety of ways.
Quite of a few of them are planning family time, including wide receiver
“I am going to go back to Dallas and spend time with my wife and kids,” said Battle. “That is it.”
For tight end
“It just so happened to work out that my mom’s side of the family does Christmas early, usually in October,” said Spaeth. “We didn’t plan it, but it’s that weekend back home. So I get to go to family Christmas.”
There still will be football. Linebacker
“I plan on going to Universal Studios Island of Adventures and going to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter,” said Starks. “And then watching the University of Florida Fighting Gators triumphantly beat the Louisiana State University Tigers.”
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Defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau, who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, will be honored by the team he played for, the Detroit Lions on Sunday during halftime of their game against the St. Louis Rams.
LeBeau will be inducted into the Pride of the Lions, a display at Ford Field that honors the Lions top players and will receive his Hall of Fame ring.
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While the Steelers enjoy their bye weekend, they will do so with a 3-1 record, something many outside of the organization did not expect going into the season without
“The guys in the locker room are prideful guys,” said wide receiver