And all of them, upon first arriving in Pittsburgh, found themselves in a quiet office, sitting across from Dan Rooney, getting a welcome handshake. Tomlin got it too. "It filters down," says Tomlin, "the standard that comes with being a Pittsburgh Steeler."
On Sunday they will win their sixth Super Bowl or they will lose their second. That is left to the game. But on Monday the family will be at work, planning for the next season in the same manner as the last. There will be no more smoke in Pittsburgh, but there will be Steelers.