Archive | May, 2013

Don’t Sleep On Steelers Second-Year LB Adrian Robinson

By Jeremy Hritz Back on March 4th, Dave Bryan wrote this about second year outside linebacker, Adrian Robinson: “When you watched rookie Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Adrian Robinson play last preseason you could see a good deal of expected flaws, but you could also see a young player that could get after the quarterback.” Many […]

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Former Steelers NT Chris Hoke Says Young Defensive Players Develop Slower Due To Practice Rules

Prior to the new CBA of 2011, NFL teams used to be allowed to have grueling two-a-day practices during training camp, but now they are limited to having one full-contact padded practice per day accompanied by a walkthrough period. On the latest episode of the Craig Wolfley Podcast, this topic was discussed as it relates […]

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Thirtysomething: A Look At The Steeler Defenders Nearing The End

By Jeremy Hritz One of the most overused arguments regarding the decline of the Pittsburgh Steelers over the last couple of seasons, including the approaching one, is the age of many of their defensive stars. True, several of the players on defense are well into their thirties, but how much can we expect that to […]

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Steelers Hall Of Fame DB Jack Butler Dead Saturday At Age Of 85

The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost a second former player in less than a week as it was reported on Saturday that Hall of Fame defensive back Jack Butler has died at the age of 85. Butler, a Pittsburgh native and defensive back out of St. Bonaventure, signed originally with the Steelers as an undrafted free […]

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Steelers S Ryan Clark Tabs Lions WR Calvin Johnson & Patriots QB Tom Brady Toughest To Face

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark was all over ESPN this past week and during one of the Cold Hard Facts segments that aired, he was asked who he thought was the toughest opposing wide receiver to cover in the league and who the toughest opposing quarterback to face. “Calvin Johnson,” said Clark, about the toughest […]

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Steelers 1953 Draft Pick, DE John Alderton, To Be Laid To Rest On Saturday

John Alderton, the Pittsburgh Steelers seventh-round pick in 1953 NFL draft, passed away this past week at the age of 81 in Cumberland, Maryland. Alderton, a defensive end, played his college football at Maryland where he was a co-captain of the 1952 team that went undefeated and won the Sugar Bowl. Alderton, who wore No. […]

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Report: Max Starks Left San Diego Without Deal, Still In Mix For Chargers

Free agent tackle Max Starks visited with the San Diego Chargers on Wednesday, but according to Michael Gehlken of The San Diego Union-Tribune, he left town without a contract and remains unsigned as of Friday. Gehlken goes on to state in his reports that just because Starks left without a contract, doesn\’t necessarily mean that […]

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Report: Steelers Think RB Le\’Veon Bell Is The Next Version Of Bears RB Matt Forte

In the latest segment of Inside the Huddle, John Clayton of ESPN said that the Pittsburgh Steelers consider running back Le\’Veon Bell to be the next Matt Forte, who currently plays for the Chicago Bears. “John Elway believes he may have drafted the next Terrell Davis with his selection of Montee Ball in the second […]

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Steelers T Guy Whimper 2012 Sacks Alllowed Animated GIFs & Penalty Report

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent tackle Guy Whimper earlier this week and I have since been asked on Twitter about the sacks that he gave up last season with the Jacksonville Jaguars as well as the penalties that he committed. I figured I would knock out both of those questions in one post, so […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Thinks RB Le\’Veon Bell Is Going To Be Exceptional

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey was a guest on SiriusXM Radio on Thursday along with his twin brother Mike Pouncey of the Miami Dolphins and he talked about the two talked their off-season and the upcoming season in addition. As far as how his offseason is going, Maurkice, who is entering his fourth season in […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Says He Has To Become A More Vocal Leader In 2013

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and his twin bother Mike Pouncey of the Miami Dolphins were both guest Thursday on SiriusXM Radio and during the interview, co-host Tim Ryan asked Maurkice if he agreed with him that he is a player that needs to step up for the Steelers in 2013 as a team leader. […]

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Steelers S Ryan Clark Thinks Offseason Scrutiny Has Helped Galvanize Locker Room

On Wednesday, after he had already appeared on First Take earlier in the day to discuss the one-upmanship comments made by Joe Greene following the announcement of his retirement from the Pittsburgh Steelers organization, safety Ryan Clark was a guest on the Hill & Schlereth radio show and he talked about the state of the […]

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Steelers Announce More Changes To Player Personnel Department

On Monday, it was announced that Joe Greene was retiring from the player personnel department of the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Thursday, the team announced a few more changes to the department. According to the release on the official team website, Phil Kreidler has been named the team’s college scouting coordinator, replacing Ron Hughes, who will be staying […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Guy Whimper, Max Starks, Joe Greene, Ryan Clark, Roster Depth & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 101 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I have plenty to talk about as the Pittsburgh Steelers prepare for their first OTA session that will take place in a couple of weeks. The Steelers signed free agent tackle Guy Whimper since our last show, so we discuss […]

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Former Steelers Center A.Q. Shipley Traded From Colts To Ravens

Center A.Q. Shipley, the Pittsburgh Steelers seventh-round draft pick in the 2009 draft, was traded Thursday morning from the Indianapolis Colts to the Baltimore Ravens for a conditional 2014 draft pick. The former Penn State center did not make the Steelers 53 man roster out of training camp in 2009, but he showed enough during […]

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Baltimore Sun Newspaper Has Perhaps The Most Unscientific Steelers Ravens Poll Ever

An interesting poll that is posted on the Baltimore Sun website has quite interesting results. An emailer alerted me to this poll that asks readers to vote on which quarterback is best between Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. As of right now at the time of this posting Flacco […]

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Tedy Bruschi Thinks Ben Roethlisberger Might Want To Consider Seeing More Ghosts

On Monday, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark said on NFL Live that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sees ghosts when under pressure against man-to-man coverages. On Wednesday, former Patriots linebacker turned ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi came to the defense of his former teammate and even suggested that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger should perhaps start […]

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Report: Steelers Recently Talked To Max Starks, Who Still Wants Opportunity To Start

According to Wednesday report by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review , the Pittsburgh Steelers recently reached out to free agent tackle Max Starks, but his return to Pittsburgh, at least according to him, isn\’t likely to happen unless he is given the opportunity to compete for a starting spot. According to Kaboly, Starks seems […]

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Will The Steelers Use More Dime Or Big Nickel In 2013?

With more and more NFL teams drafting athletic tight ends these days, combined with more teams trying to incorporate spread style offenses, defenses are forced to combat this with more athletic players that can defend against it. The Pittsburgh Steelers over the last several years have primarily used just two types of personnel groupings on […]

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Ryan Clark Thinks Steelers Held Off One-Upmanship Attitudes As Long As Possible

On Monday, the legendary Joe Greene retired from the Pittsburgh Steelers organization and Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette talked to him by phone after the announcement had been made. During his talk with Greene, the Hall of Famer told Bouchette how he thought money, and more specifically, the one-upmanship attitude that players have today, […]

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Steelers LB Marshall McFadden Says Rookie Camp Was A Great Refresher For Him

As you probably already know by now, I am very high on Marshall McFadden, the Pittsburgh Steelers young inside linebacker out of South Carolina State and it appears that the rookie camp held last weekend did him a world of good as he prepares to do battle in training camp this year for a spot […]

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Steelers Rookie LB Vince Williams Instructed Teammates At Rookie Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 rookie camp has come and gone and while we did get a few small reports about players from the members of the media present, here is a new tidbit to pass along and it concerns sixth-round draft pick Vince Williams. Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest was asked on Tuesday during the […]

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Posted in Article, Mini Camp, News14 Comments

Steelers Lack Experienced Depth At The Nose Tackle Position

The Pittsburgh Steelers did right by signing nose tackle Steve McLendon to a three year contract a few weeks ago. The former undrafted free agent out of Troy finally graduated from Mitchell University and deserves a chance to start in 2013. Now that we have that out of the way, what about the depth at […]

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Posted in Article, Depth Chart, News23 Comments

Steelers Undrafted NT Anthony Rashad White On Injured Reserve After Being Waived Injured

On Monday, we passed along word to you that the Pittsburgh Steelers had waived undrafted free agent nose tackle Anthony Rashad White, but according to the official league transaction sheet put out daily by the league, the 6-1, 335-pound, White was waived injured. White has since cleared waivers and has now reverted to the Steelers […]

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Are You Ready For Some Carrie Underwood On Sunday Night Football?

Are you ready for some Carrie Underwood? I mean, are you ready for some Sunday Night Football? I mean, are you ready for both? Sunday Night Football producer Fred Gaudelli said in conference call just a short while ago that pop-country music star Carrie Underwood has been brought on board this season to perform the […]

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Brian Billick Ranks Steelers 19th Overall In Post Draft Power Rankings

Former Baltimore Ravens head coach, and current Fox Sports analyst, Brian Billick released his 2013 post draft NFL power rankings on Tuesday and he ranked the Pittsburgh Steelers, 19th overall and third of the four AFC North teams. Here is what Billick wrote about the Steelers: Just like the Ravens, the Steelers have had their […]

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