Archive | May, 2013

Former Steelers RB Rocky Bleier Serves As Grand Marshal In Myrtle Beach Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday which occurs every year on the final Monday of May and it is usually celebrated by citizens as a long weekend. The day should be used a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Several Memorial Day […]

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Steelers DE Ziggy Hood Says Ravens QB Joe Flacco Is The Toughest He\’s Faced

With the first OTA session of the 2013 season out of the way for the Pittsburgh Steelers, defensive end Ziggy Hood decided to go back home to Amarillo, Texas for the weekend and Terrence Hunley of the Amarillo Globe-News caught up with him after he was presented an award for donations that he made to […]

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Extend Sanders Now To Avoid Yearlong Farewell Tour

By Jeremy Hritz What can we expect from Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders in the 2013 season? After being courted by the New England Patriots, Sanders signed an offer sheet that many believed the Steelers would not match. However, by the end of the matching deadline, Sanders had been retained, and the Steelers did […]

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Steelers P Brian Moorman More Than Just A Training Camp Leg

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed veteran free agent punter Brian Moorman a few days after the 2013 NFL Draft and the consensus at the time of his signing was that he was being brought in to push second-year punter Drew Butler in training camp. However, as Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette points out on Saturday, […]

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Report: Steelers S Ryan Clark Trying To Get His Contract Extended

A few weeks ago, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark served as an intern at ESPN, as he wants to pursue work in the media when his playing days over. Being as 2013 is the final year of Clark\’s current contract, it\’s easy to speculate that those days could be coming soon, but the veteran suggested […]

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Steelers Defense Still Oldest In NFL In 2013

Even though they chose not bring back defensive starters James Harrison, Casey Hampton and Keenan Lewis this off-season, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense still ranks as the oldest in the league, according to a study done on all 32 teams by Mike Sando of ESPN.com. While Sando doesn\’t give the average age for the offensive or […]

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Steelers CB Curtis Brown Says He Trained With Purple Jesus This Off-season And Is Studying More

Like several other young players on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster, 2013 is a make-or-break year for third-year cornerback Curtis Brown, who is trying to put a disappointing 2012 season behind him and show the organization that they didn\’t waste a third-round draft pick on him back in 2011. David Todd of 970 ESPN Radio caught […]

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10 Things We Learned From The Steelers First OTA Session Of 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers closed out their first OTA session of the 2013 season on Thursday and below are ten things that we learned over the course of the week. Gilbert Makes Blind Side Debut  - It didn\’t take long to find out which tackle would get the first reps on the left side as the […]

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Steelers RB Isaac Redman Says Offense Will Be Dedicated To The Zone

When the Pittsburgh Steelers hired Jack Bicknell Jr. to be their new offensive line coach earlier in the off-season, we\’ve had a pretty good idea that we would see more zone blocking in 2013 than in previous years and more outside zone running specifically. According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Steelers running back […]

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Was James Harrison The Anonymous LaMarr Woodley Critic?

By Jeremy Hritz Recently on steelers.com, an interview with Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley was posted, and a majority of it was focused on the criticism that he received from an anonymous source this off-season. When Woodley was asked if he ever talked to the person who made the comments, or if he ever attempted […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Wants To See If Young QB\’s Can Follow Up Their Rookie Seasons

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took the league by storm as a rookie in 2004 when he rattled off 14 straight wins as a starter after Tommy Maddox went down injured in the second game of the season. Despite losing to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game that season, Roethlisberger showed that […]

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Al Woods Playing Some Nose Tackle During Steelers First OTA Session Of 2013

With the first Pittsburgh Steelers OTA session of the 2013 season now in the books, Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review listed Isaiah Green, Will Johnson, Al Woods, Kelvin Beachum, and Adrian Robinson on Twitter as his “winners” of the week. First week of #Steelers OTAs are in bag. My winners: CB Isaiah Green, FB […]

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Kelvin Beachum Is Trying To Become Steelers Ultimate Swing Offensive Lineman In 2013

If there\’s one thing that we\’ve learned from the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2013 season, it\’s that second-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum is being given every opportunity to become the backup at center to starter Maurkice Pouncey. Throughout the week we have seen and heard reports stating that the Steelers fourth of […]

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Steelers Sign Sixth-Round Draft Pick WR Justin Brown On Thursday

Earlier on Thursday, it was announce by the Pittsburgh Steelers that they had signed draft picks Markus Wheaton and Terry Hawthorne to their rookie deals and now comes word that wide receiver Justin Brown has also signed his rookie contract. Brown, the Steelers first of two sixth round picks last month, recorded 73 catches for […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Thinks TE Heath Miller Will Be Ready For 2013 Season Opener

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller talked on Wednesday about how his knee rehab is coming along, but he refused to speculate whether or not he would be ready to play in the season opener game of the 2013 season against the Tennessee Titans. While Miller might have refused to circle a date on the […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers First Week Of OTA Practice, Injuries & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 105 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I have quite a bit to talk about with the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA practices of the 2013 season now completed. We open the show by talking about tackle Max Starks signing this week with the San Diego Chargers and […]

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Steelers Sign Third-Round Draft Pick WR Markus Wheaton On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Thursday that they have signed yet another one of their nine draft picks as wide receiver Markus Wheaton has also come to terms on his four year rookie deal. Wheaton was drafted in the third-round of the 2013 NFL draft out of Oregon State where he registered 227 catches for […]

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Steelers Sign Fifth-Round Draft Pick CB Terry Hawthorne On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Thursday that they have inked another one of their nine draft picks as cornerback Terry Hawthorne has signed a four-year contract. Hawthorne was drafted in the fifth-round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Steelers out of Illinois where he recorded six interceptions, 22 pass breakups and 162 total tackles […]

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Can The Bengals Really Overtake The Steelers And The Ravens In 2013?

By Jeremy Hritz The Cincinnati Bengals have been building through the draft, and it is beginning to pay handsomely, as they have accumulated a talented group of young players. And after the most recent draft with the additions of tight end Tyler Eifert and running back Giovani Bernard, the Bengals offense looks to have improved […]

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Steelers Will Reportedly Use CB Cortez Allen In The Slot In 2013

Thursday is final day of the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2013 season and on Wednesday Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review passed along a little nugget on Twitter about the secondary that\’s worth mentioning. Kaboly reported that the Steelers plan to use cornerback Cortez Allen in the slot on nickel downs in […]

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Steelers RB Isaac Redman Is 10 Pounds Lighter And Says He\’s Not Playing Around This Year

All throughout the off-season, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert berated the 2012 performance of the running back group and he made it clear that he had intentions of fixing that in 2013. One running back that appears to have gotten his message is Isaac Redman, who reportedly showed up for the first OTA session […]

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Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Says Contract Extension Talks Are Going On Right Now

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders had an eventful off-season that included him signing an one-year restricted offer sheet with the New England Patriots. The Steelers of course matched that offer right before the deadline and now that he is under contract for the 2013 season, Sanders was asked Wednesday on 93.7 The Fan if […]

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Posted in 2013 Salary Cap, Article, News25 Comments

Report: Steelers Rookie CB Terry Hawthorne Needed Bone Chips Removed From Knee

Updating a report from earlier in the day, David Todd of ESPN 970 Radio has learned that Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Terry Hawthorne needed a procedure done on his injured knee to remove bone chips and that he could be sidelined until training camp as a result. It was reported earlier on Wednesday by Mark Kaboly […]

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Steelers TE Heath Miller Says Knee Rehab Is Going Well, Won\’t Speculate About Season Opener

As of Wednesday, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller is almost five months removed from his surgery to repair the serious right knee injury that he suffered late last season against the Cincinnati Bengals and he talked about his current status with the media following the second OTA practice of the 2013 season. “I\’m feeling […]

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Steelers 2013 Over/Under Win Total Opens At Nine At Bovada

The online betting website Bovada released their over/under win total odds on Wednesday for all 32 teams and the Pittsburgh Steelers lead all of the AFC North teams with an over/under win total in 2013 of nine with an equal -115 line for over and under. The defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens and the […]

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Steelers Rookie CB Terry Hawthorne On Crutches Following Wednesday Practice

Unfortunately we have more injury news to pass along to you following the conclusion of the Pittsburgh Steelers second OTA practice of the 2013 season that took place on Wednesday. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is now reporting via Twitter that rookie cornerback Terry Hawthorne is on crutches with apparent right knee discomfort. Hawthorne, […]

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