Bettis to be honored Oct. 1 vs. Ravens


The Steelers will honor former running back and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Jerome Bettis, with a special ring ceremony during the team's Thursday Night Football contest vs. the Baltimore Ravens on October 1.

As a Steeler, Bettis rushed for 10,571 yards with 78 rushing touchdowns, which are both the second-most in team history in the regular season. His 72.9 rushing yards per game average

Take a look at former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis during one of his most memorable performances.

during the regular season ranks first in team annals. In his 10 seasons with Pittsburgh, Bettis helped the Steelers reach four AFC Championship games and win Super Bowl XL in 2005, finishing his career with a victory over the Seattle Seahawks.

For his career, Bettis was named to six Pro Bowls, voted first team All-Pro twice, second team All-Pro once and was the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year in 1996. He finished his career with the sixth-most rushing yards in NFL history (13,662).

Bettis will be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, on Saturday, August 8. The following evening, the Steelers will face the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL/Hall of Fame game at 8 p.m.




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