Archive | May, 2013

Steelers DE Ziggy Hood Trimming Technique Fat For 2013 Season

Last year at about this time, we were tracking the conditioning of Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Ziggy Hood as he was transforming his body in an attempt to get stronger while trimming his body fat in the process. This offseason, however, Hood\’s main focus is transforming his technique, specifically his hand placement and his footwork. […]

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Mike Freeman Chooses Don Shula Over Chuck Noll As Best Head Coach Of The 70\’s

June 11th will mark what would have been the 100th birthday of legendary Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi and in honor of that, CBSSports.com is ranking the best coach from each decade of NFL existence. In his piece, Mike Freeman ranked former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula ahead of former Pittsburgh Steelers […]

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Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery Is Jerricho Clutchery On Third Downs

Wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery is quietly entering his third year with the Pittsburgh Steelers, but he hasn\’t been quiet when it comes to making chain moving third downs in his previous two seasons with the team. Cotchery, who will turn 31 years old in June, has registered 14 third down catches for 187 yards since […]

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Report: Interest In Steelers Free Agent Offensive Lineman Doug Legursky Picking Up

I posted about free agent offensive lineman Doug Legursky on Thursday and it just so happens that he is in the news on Friday as Bo Marchionte of college2pro.com is reporting that interest in Legursky is starting to pick up now that teams are starting to wrap up their OTA sessions. According to Marchionte, Legursky\’s […]

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Steelers DE Brett Keisel Feels Like Seventh Heaven Is Within Reach

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel is entering what could be his final season in the league in 2013, but he feels like this could be the year that the team adds a seventh Lombardi Trophy to their collection. “I do; I still feel like there\’s something out there,” said Keisel in an interview this […]

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Steelers RB LaRod Stephens-Howling Hopes To Bring A Change Of Pace To Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers, per the norm, didn\’t sign many free agents during the offseason, but the addition of running back LaRod Stephens-Howling figures to be one that will pay a few dividends in 2013. The University of Pittsburgh product might only be 5 foot, 7 inches and some change, but inside of that diminutive body […]

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Steelers LB Jason Worilds Says He\’s Not James Harrison

Now that James Harrison is gone, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds will finally get the chance to fill in his shoes in 2013. While filling Harrison\’s shoes is probably just fine with Worilds, being compared to the 2008 Defensive Player of the Year and five-time Pro Bowler while wearing those shoes isn\’t, according to Ed […]

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Steelers 2013 OTA Sessions: Week Two Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped of their second OTA session of the 2013 season on Thursday and below is a recap of what we know took place during the week. The Steelers have tightened their grip on the media even more this year and that is why you are not seeing much come out of the […]

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A Doug Legursky Sighting On Thursday

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown posted a very interesting picture Thursday on Twitter that included himself along with offensive linemen Doug Legursky, Maurkice Pouncey, Kelvin Beachum and John Malecki. Legursky of course is not currently under contract. I\’m not sure where the picture was taken, but it certainly looks as if it could have […]

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Looking To Add Another Writer Prior To Training Camp

Training camp is right around the corner for the Pittsburgh Steelers and I have decided that now is a good time to bring on another writer for the site being as traffic has jumped tremendously over the last two years. For starters, I only want serious inquiries from people that are willing to be dedicated […]

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Bill Cowher Thinks Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Has Many Good Years Ahead Of Him

Bill Cowher hasn\’t coached in the NFL since 2006, but he still has a ton of respect for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Cowher was a guest Thursday on NFL Total Access and was asked if he thinks his former 2004 first-round draft pick still has some good years left him, and if anything should […]

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Steelers All Smiles Thursday After Seeing TE Heath Miller Run 100-Yard Sprints

During the final day of the Pittsburgh Steelers second OTA session of the 2013 season, the team was treated to a sight that put smiles on all of their faces, as rehabbing tight end Heath Miller was spotted doing 100-yard sprints on the field next them. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger explained what they observed after […]

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Former Steelers Head Coach Bill Austin, Dies At 84

Bill Austin, the man that preceded Chuck Noll as head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, passed away Thursday at the age of 84. Austin originally broke into football as a 13th-round draft choice of the New York Giants in 1949. After playing guard with the Giants in 1949 and 1950, Austin spent two years in […]

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Steelers OL Kelvin Beachum Has Yet To Master The Snap Of The Center Position

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their second OTA session of the 2013 season Thursday and over the course of the first two weeks, second-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum has been getting a chance to play center behind starter Maurkice Pouncey. According to Beachum, however, he hasn\’t gotten the snap of it just yet, literally. “Some […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Says OTA Practices Not Being Catered To His New Minority Club

There\’s a new club in Pittsburgh called the 08\’ers and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talked Thursday on 93.7 The Fan about how it was formed and how head coach Mike Tomlin is not catering to them during the offseason practices. “Day one, coach Tomlin asked for anybody that was with the Steelers in 2008 […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Week Two Steelers OTA, Tackles, Sean Spence, Markus Wheaton & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 107 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and talk about a few of the news tidbits that have come out of the Pittsburgh Steelers second week of OTA practices. This discussion includes us talking more about the left tackle position as well as the nose tackle position once […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton Won\’t Be Allowed To Attend Mini Camp In June

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said a few weeks ago that he hoped rookie wide receiver Marcus Wheaton would be able to make the mandatory mini camp next month after being forced to sit out all of the OTA sessions due to Oregon State being on the quarters system, but it doesn\’t look like […]

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Steelers OTA Injury Report: Steelers CB Justin King Sidelined With Hamstring Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers have done pretty well as far as injuries go as they wrap up their second week of OTA sessions on Thursday, but a source has informed us that cornerback Justin King has been sidelined with a hamstring injury this week. Kind signed with the Steelers in the middle of December last season […]

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Steelers LB Sean Spence Can Use Pitt LB Dan Mason As Inspiration

We have known now for several months that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Sean Spence did damage to his peroneal nerve when he tore up his knee last year in the preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. Despite the long odds, however, Spence said on Wednesday that he intends on playing in 2013. “I know a lot […]

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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Hopes To Improve In 2013 By Trusting His Ability More

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is entering his 11th season in the league, and apparently he\’s still learning a thing or two from defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau during OTA practices. “I was just sitting there talking to Coach LeBeau at one of the OTAs, and we was like, \’Ike you got it; you just don\’t […]

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Steelers WR Antonio Brown Poised For Another 1,000 Yard Season?

By Jeremy Hritz Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress recently had some interesting comments about fourth-year receiver Antonio Brown. He said, “[Brown] is going to be one of the most feared receivers in the league this year.” Mr. Burress, we hope you are right. Being without their number one receiver from the past two […]

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Steelers Rookie DE Nick Williams Trying To Forget Everything He\’s Learned

Coming from a small school such as Samford, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie defensive end Nick Williams was probably taken back a bit at first by the quality of players that he is currently going up against in the first few OTA sessions. However, so far, he doesn\’t seem to be overwhelmed by it at all. David […]

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Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery Says Rookies Can\’t Get Missed OTA Practice Reps Back

Wide receiver Markus Wheaton is the only Pittsburgh Steelers rookie that isn\’t allowed to participate in the 2013 OTA sessions because of an NFL rule that prohibits rookies from doing so before their college final exams are completed. On Wednesday, veteran wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery weighed in on what the Oregon State product is missing […]

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Steelers T Mike Adams Resigned To The Fact He Will Be On Right Side In 2013

With five OTA practices now in the books for the Pittsburgh Steelers, I think it is safe to say that there never was a competition for the left tackle spot. Following the Wednesday practice, Mike Adams talked to the media and pretty much summed up who will be playing where this year with two short […]

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Deadlines That Steelers LB Sean Spence Must Meet If He Is To Play In 2013

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Sean Spence has addressed the media about the rehab progress of his surgically repaired left knee, I wanted to give everyone a best-case scenario for him as it relates to a return to the field in 2013. Basically, these are deadlines for him to meet if he is to […]

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Steelers DE Brett Keisel Feels Obligated To Help Young Defensive Players

When the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to cut ties with linebacker James Harrison early in the offseason, and with nose tackle Casey Hampton currently not under contract, defensive end Brett Keisel has silently become the oldest defensive player on the roster at 34 years of age. As Keisel heads into his 12th season with the Steelers, […]

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