first_imgIt’s always an attraction when the Pittsburgh Steelerscome to town. They’re the defending AFC champs. They’ve won six SuperBowls. They’ve got an incredible, towel-waving fan basein every NFL city, including Phoenix- a fact that shouldbe quite evident when the Steelers invade Arizona Sundayafternoon.The Cardinals’ roster and coaching staff are bothpunctuated by men who have spent part of their careers inPittsburgh. Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’center_img Top Stories And since the Steelers beat Arizona in one of the mostmemorable Super Bowls ever just three seasons ago, thereis a history between the two franchises.Cardinals’ tight end Todd Heap knows all about theSteelers, their mystique and their reputation of playingtough, physical football. Spending ten seasons with theSteelers’ most intense rival, the Baltimore Ravens, willgive you that type of knowledge.Tuesday on Burns and Gambo on Arizona Sports 620, Heap wasasked bluntly by John Gambadoro if the Steelers are a“dirty team”- a label that’s been liberally pinned on themby many.“There’s a fine between being dirty and just beingaggressive and playing all-out,” Heap said. “I would saythere are times when they’re right on that edge.” Heap also said the physical play just comes with theterritory when you line up against Pittsburgh.“It’s kind of just what you expect,” Heap said. “If youjust play your own game and play the way you’re used toplaying, it doesn’t bother you.” Comments   Share   last_img read more