Archive | May, 2012

Report: Future RFA Antonio Brown Plans On Taking Different Path Than Mike Wallace

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown let be known that he has no intentions of holding out next year as a restricted free agent according to a blog post by Ed Bouchette today. Bouchette quoted Brown as saying, “Whatever the case may be, I plan on being here.” Browns, like fellow wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, […]

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Jason Worilds Faces Make-or-break Season Of Sorts

By Cian Fahey Earlier this off-season, there was some talk on this site about Jason Worilds possibly moving from outside linebacker into the middle of the field. Nothing appears to have developed further on that end, although it is still ridiculously early to even contemplate what the Steelers will do for the beginning of this […]

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Hines Ward Hired By NBC

Recently retired Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward is coming to a television set near you as Ed Bouchette passes along the word today that Ward has been hired by NBC. Not only will Ward be part of Football Night in America on Sundays, he also is slated to appear regularly on NBC SportsTalk with […]

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Ben Roethlisberger To Be Inducted Into Miami Athletics Hall Of Fame

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be inducted into the Miami University Athletics Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2012-13 according to the University website. Roethlisberger is one of six individuals being inducted into the 44th Hall of Fame Class in the winter that include his former head coach, the late Terry […]

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Roethlisberger Says Offense Will Run More In 2012 So Fans Should Be Happy

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger once again had a microphone in his face on Wednesday after the team wrapped up their second practice of their second off-season OTA session, and once again he made a few comments that will be interpreted by many as a shot at both his new offensive coordinator Todd Haley as […]

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Steelers Rewind: Looking Back In Steelers History (May-June Edition)

By Christina Rivers With everyone getting excited about how the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to look during the 2012 season, it\’s easy to see why trades, transactions, OTAs and mini-camps draw fan attention.  In this edition of \’Steelers Rewind\’, we\’ll take a look at some history from late May and early June that includes tales […]

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Report: Adams & Ta\’amu Might Be At Next OTA, DeCastro Might Be At Mini Camp

It has been believed for some time now that Pittsburgh Steelers rookies David DeCastro and Alameda Ta\’amu would miss the entire slate of offseason OTA and mini-camp sessions and that Mike Adams would only make the mid-June mini-camp because of school requirements. Ed Bouchette reports today via his blog that he was told on Tuesday […]

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Kordell Stewart Gets Closure Wednesday By Officially Retiring With The Pittsburgh Steelers

Quarterback Kordell Stewart was in Pittsburgh today and officially announced his retirement from football. Stewart took his last snap under center for the Baltimore Ravens back in 2005 and his retirement today, seven years after his last snap in the NFL, seems to have been an effort by him to get some kind of closure. […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2011 Down Analysis Play Report By Pass, Run & Scramble

I was asked by a reader in the post I did on Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman directional rushes last season as to what the number of times the Pittsburgh Steelers rushed versus passed on third and short last year. The premise of the question I gather was to claim that the offense did not […]

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Rebel In The NFL: Run The Ball

By Jeremy Hritz Western Pennsylvania is a hard-nosed area, and its beloved football team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, embody that description. Traditionally, the Steelers have been known as three-yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust team. Since Ben Roethlisberger has joined the team, the Steelers have slowly evolved into a pass-first offense, for better or for worse. After the 2009 season when […]

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Mike Wallace Might Have His Stats Confused

On Tuesday Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor told John Harris on Trib Live Radio that restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace told him while the two were together in Las Vegas this past weekend that he had more yards than both Jerry Rice and Randy Moss through each their first three years in the […]

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Ike Taylor Tells Mike Wallace That Football Doesn\’t Need Him, He Needs Football

The Pittsburgh Steelers second OTA session of the 2012 season started on Tuesday and once again restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace remains unsigned and away from the team. Cornerback Ike Taylor was with Wallace this past weekend out in Las Vegas and passed along word during his weekly show on Trib Live Radio […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers 2nd OTA, Redman & Florio Blasting Tomlin Episode

Season 2, Episode 112 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd is back in the co-host chair today as we get right to the few news and notes to come out of the day one of the second OTA session of the 2012 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers. We also pass along the […]

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Steelers Sign 3rd Round Draft Pick Sean Spence

The Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly come to terms with third round draft pick Sean Spence on Tuesday according to Pro Football Talk. The deal for Spence is a four-year deal per the norm and should come in at a total of around $2.6 million and include a signing bonus just over $500,000. His base salaries […]

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Report: Ramon Foster Back Practicing, Worilds May Have Broken Thumb

The second OTA seesion of the 2012 season got underway on Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the field again. There has not been too much reported from the Tuesday session, but Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review did pass along word via Twitter that offensive lineman Ramon Foster was back on the […]

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Mike Florio Blast Mike Tomlin Without Checking Context Of Speech

Mike Florio is great at what he does. Pro Football Talk aggregates news as fast as any out there and Florio does have connections that allows him to break stories in addition. His legal background also allows him to decipher the lawyer talk in the CBA much easier than I can do. Florio is also […]

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Dick LeBeau Has Both A Big Nickel & Dime To Spare In 2012

With more and more offenses starting to use the hybrid tight ends like the New England Patriots use Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez, defenses will be eaten alive if they do not match up with hybrid type defenses. The buzz words you will hear more and more this year, as far as defenses go, is […]

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45 More Reasons To Like Steve McLendon

By Jeremy Hritz There was no shortage of buzz surrounding nose tackle Steve McLendon during the first week of organized team activities. McLendon, who was named the MVP in three different sports during his senior year at Carroll High School in Ozark, Alabama, showed up with a little something extra. 45 of ‘em to be […]

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2011 Rushing Stats Of Rashard Mendenhall & Isaac Redman By Direction & Down

I received a few emails since the post yesterday in which I broke down the rushing of the Pittsburgh Steelers running backs by direction and was asked if I could post the stats of each running back by direction and down from 2011. I compiled the stats of just Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman below […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – May 28th – Mike Tomlin Wins At All Cost Edition

The Sporting News ranks Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin 4th on their list of NFL head coaches behind Tom Coughlin, Bill Belichick and Mike McCarthy. Peter King recaps a few of the things Tomlin had to say when he was inducted earlier this month to the William & Mary Hall of Fame. Tomlin explains why […]

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Steelers Second OTA Session Of 2012 Gets Underway Tuesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers begin their second OTA session of the 2012 season on Tuesday and it will run for three days. Attendance, like all OTA sessions, is not mandatory, but the Steelers once again should get a pretty good turnout once again, especially on the offensive side of the ball. Rookies David DeCastro, Mike Adams […]

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Steelers Running Game & Lack Of Directional Balance The Last Three Seasons

One thing that has been noticeably different since Alan Faneca left the Pittsburgh Steelers is the ability of the offense to be balanced directionally as far as running plays go. With the drafting of Stanford guard David DeCastro and the move of Willie Colon from right tackle to left guard now, the Steelers offense will […]

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Steelers Figure To Have David DeCastro Under Contract Soon

I posted recently about what likely was the hold up on the Pittsburgh Steelers getting first round draft pick David DeCastro under contract. Now it seems like the logjam ahead of DeCastro is starting to move thanks to the New England Patriots drawing the line in the sand this past week with their first round […]

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Member Of 1974 Steelers Team Has Stolen Super Bowl Ring Recovered By Police

Richard “Dick” Conn, a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers 1974 team that one the organizations\’ first ever Super Bowl against the Minnesota Vikings, has had his stolen Super Bowl ring recovered according to the Georgetown Times. Last Monday Conn reported that an unknown person had entered his residence and had stolen cash as well as […]

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Report: Max Starks Expects To Be Medically Cleared Around Taining Camp Time

Although seemingly not in the future plans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Max Starks told Josina Anderson of ESPN that he\’s “just about two months away” from receiving medical clearance to resume football activities once again. Starks tore his right ACL in the AFC Wild Card game against the Denver Broncos. Starks has been giving updates […]

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Heath Miller Should Have A Big Season In 2012

By Cian Fahey ESPN AFC North blogger Jamison Hensley recently ranked Heath Miller as the third best tight end in the division. Hensley\’s argument was essentially based on production as a receiver. He, correctly, points out that Miller hasn\’t been an overwhelmingly good receiving tight end from a statistical perspective. You think Miller cares? I […]

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