Bill Cowher on Hall of Fame induction, Steelers' culture, drafting Big Ben, Mike Tomlin's future & the greatness of Rod Woodson and Troy Polamalu


Manage episode 297445389 series 2788371
By CBS Sports, NFL, and Patrick Peterson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Nominate All Things Covered for The People's Choice Podcast Awards:

They'll see each other next month in Canton, Ohio, but before then Bryant McFadden got the chance to chat with his former (and first) NFL head coach, Bill Cowher in the lead up to the Hall of Fame induction ceremony. BMac and BC discuss that surprise moment of learning he'd be enshrined and the distinct Black and Gold feel to this year's class. Not only has Cowher been writing a Hall of Fame speech, but he's also been writing a book called 'Heart and Steel' and available now. He explains the purpose goes way beyond football. 'The Chin' details landing the job with his hometown team, building a culture in Pittsburgh and drafting Ben Roethlisberger before diving into memories of the Steelers 2005 Super Bowl run. That group captured a ring but was it even the best team he coached? Cowher comments on Mike Tomlin's coaching future as well as what it was like to coach Rod Woodson and Troy Polamalu (also Hall of Famers). Finally, Superlatives.

'All Things Covered' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.

You can listen to All Things Covered on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the All Things Covered podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the All Things Covered podcast."

Visit the All Things Covered YouTube channel:

Like our Facebook page:

Follow Pat on Instagram and Twitter

Follow BMac on Instagram and Twitter

Follow All Things Covered on Instagram and Twitter

Produced by: @E_DeBerardinis

For more NFL coverage from CBS Sports, visit

To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

79 episodes