Archive | May, 2013

Steelers CB Ike Taylor Says Interceptions Are Overrated, Hopes To Play Four Or Five More Years

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor was a guest Tuesday morning on the David Baumann Show on Sports Talk Florida and he talked about training year in and year out with renown trainer Tom Shaw as well as his belief that interceptions are overrated among other things. At the beginning of the interview, Taylor was asked about […]

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Steelers T Guy Whimper Contract Details

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent tackle Guy Whimper on Monday and the contract details are pretty simple and not taxing cap wise. According to an agent, Whimper signed a one-year qualifying contract that includes a base salary of $715,000 and no signing bonus. Being as it was a qualifying contract, the cap hit for […]

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\’Who\’s Joe Greene?\’ – Fans\’ Reaction Following Steelers 1969 NFL Draft

On Monday, Hall of Famer Joe Greene retired from the Pittsburgh Steelers personnel department and I couldn\’t help but think about the story in the Jan 28, 1969 edition of The Pittsburgh Press following the selection of Greene in the first round of the NFL draft.  The fan reaction almost reads like modern day tweets […]

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Ryan Clark Thinks Troy Polamalu Is Third Best Safety In The NFL

On the Monday episode of NFL Live on ESPN, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark was asked to rank his top five safeties in the league and below are his rankings. 1. Earl Thomas 2. Dashon Goldson 3. Troy Polamalu 4. Eric Weddle 5. Jarius Byrd Here is what Clark had to say while ranking Troy […]

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Ryan Clarks Talks About Tom Brady Seeing Ghost & Danny Amendola Being Fragile

I previously posted that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark was a guest analyst Monday on NFL Live, and during one segment dedicated to the New England Patriots, Clark was asked to comment on them losing wide receiver Wes Welker via free agency this offseason, and how vulnerable it now makes them offensively as a result. […]

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Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Says Ankle Is Fine And That He Plans On Working At First OTA Session

On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent tackle Guy Whimper to help bolster their depth on the offensive line and I speculated that tackle Marcus Gilbert might not be ready for the first OTA session that takes place in a few more weeks due to him coming off ankle surgery in December. Gilbert, however, […]

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Offensive Line: The Greatest Strength Of The Steelers In 2013?

By Jeremy Hritz Sure, it’s early, and there are still three months to go until training camp kicks off, but that won’t stop us from discussing what position will be the greatest strength of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2013 season. While it is easy to say that quarterback is the best position on the […]

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Safety Ryan Clark Talks Steelers Offseason Moves & Draft On NFL Live

I passed along the word Sunday night that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark would be all over ESPN this week and on Monday he was a guest analyst on NFL Live. During the hour long show, Clark was asked if he thought that the Steelers did enough this offseason. “Well if you look historically at […]

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Steelers Announce Joe Greene Has Retired From Their Player Personnel Department

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Monday that Hall of Famer Joe Greene has retired from their player personnel department. Greene, 66, has spent the last nine years as a special assistant for pro and college personnel. Greene was drafted by the Steelers with the fourth overall selection in the first round of 1969 NFL draft out […]

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Does The Signing Of Guy Whimper Mean That Max Starks Definitely Won\’t Be Back In 2013?

I knew at some point this offseason that the Pittsburgh Steelers would need to address their depth at the tackle position, but I never envisioned it leading to the team signing Jacksonville Jaguars castoff Guy Whimper, who according to Pro Football Focus gave up five sacks in 2012 in less than 400 snaps played and […]

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Steelers Sign Veteran T Guy Whimper & Undrafted LB Terence Garvin On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a move to bolster their depth at the tackle position on Monday as it was announced that the team has come to terms with veteran free agent tackle Guy Whimper. In addition to Whimper, undrafted rookie free agent linebacker/safety Terence Garvin was also signed to the roster. To make room for […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Rookie Camp, Sean Spence, Undrafted Free Agents & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 100 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and talk about the news that came out of the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie camp that took place over the weekend and this leads to us eventually talking about the undrafted free agent offensive lineman that were present over the weekend. I […]

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Report: Chargers Don\’t Appear Interested In Max Starks After Missing Out On Bryant McKinnie

According to Kevin Acee of the The San Diego Union-Tribune, the San Diego Chargers recently tried to sign tackle Bryant McKinnie, who just re-signed back with the Baltimore Ravens over the weekend, but have yet to reach out to Pittsburgh Steelers veteran free agent tackle Max Starks. The Chargers, as Acee eludes to in his […]

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The Lake Effect Is Already Impacting The Steelers Black Cat

I wrote in my post draft breakdown of Pittsburgh Steelers fifth-round draft pick Terry Hawthorne that I thought it looked like he really got up high on his toes during his back pedal after watching tape of him and apparently he gets up too high for the liking of defensive back coach Carnell Lake. Hawthorne, […]

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Posted in 2013 Draft, Article, Mini Camp, News12 Comments

Steelers 2013 Rookie Camp Comes And Goes Without Any Serious Injuries

41 players came to the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers rookie camp and most reports suggest 41 players left without suffering a serious injury. That in itself made the first real Steelers practices of the offseason a success. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin best summed up the rookie camp on Saturday after practice. “This is an instructional […]

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Apologies To Steelers Rookie Undrafted Guard Nik Embernate

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed former San Diego State right guard Nik Embernate as an undrafted free agent last week and I came away unimpressed with him after watching him play against Boise State last year. In that game, Embernate had trouble anchoring in pass protection and was on the ground quite a bit after slipping […]

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Posted in 2013 Draft, Article, News19 Comments

Steelers S Ryan Clark Scheduled For Numerous Appearances On ESPN This Coming Week

Are you ready for an overload of Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark on ESPN this coming week? If not, you better get yourself ready, because Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated is reporting Sunday evening that Clark will be on SportsCenter, NFL Live, NFL32, and ESPN Radio starting on Monday. According to Deitsch, Clark, who is […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft – 3rd Round Pick – WR Markus Wheaton – Breakdown & Grade

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Oregon State wide receiver Markus Wheaton in the third-round of the 2013 NFL draft and below is my breakdown and grade of the pick. Measurables: Combine Invite: Yes, Height: 5110, Weight: 189, 40 Yrd Dash: 4.40, 20 Yrd Dash: 2.50, 10 Yrd Dash: 1.59    225 Lb. Bench Reps: 20, Vertical Jump: […]

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GM Kevin Colbert Explains Why Steelers Only Mock Themselves Prior To Drafts

Many of you probably already knew that the Pittsburgh Steelers did away with mocking the first round of the draft several years ago and now choose to mock themselves instead. General manager Kevin Colbert was asked to explain the process following the draft in an interview with David Todd on ESPN 970. “About five years […]

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Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley Looking To Get Back On Track After Disappointing 2012 Season

Following a 2012 season that saw him miss three games due to injury and registering just four sacks, starting Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley is certainly under the microscope this offseason. Woodley, who was called out by an unidentified teammate after the 2012 season ended for not being in the best of shape last […]

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Steelers CB Cortez Allen Talks About Preparing For Season With Ike Taylor

It has long been known that Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen is again working out down in Florida at the Wide World of Sports complex alongside teammates Ike Taylor and William Gay under the watchful eye of renown trainer Tom Shaw, and Ralph Paulk of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review recently caught up with him to talk […]

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Steelers 2013 Rookie Camp: Mike Golic Jr. Strictly Being Worked At Right Tackle

According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Twitter, undrafted rookie free agents Mike Farrell and Mike Golic Jr. strictly played left and right tackle respectively during the rookie camp this weekend. With Farrell, that\’s not a surprise as he started at right and left tackle last season for Penn State. Golic Jr., however, is a […]

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Steelers Robert Golden Looks Right Now To Be The First \”Next Man Up\” At The Safety Position

The Pittsburgh Steelers allowed two of the five safeties that they had on their roster last season to walk off uncontested via free agency this offseason, as Will Allen signed with the Dallas Cowboys and Ryan Mundy signed with the New York Giants. The exodus of those two players left the Steelers with second year […]

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Posted in Article, Depth Chart, News15 Comments

Steelers Using Qualifying Contracts & Displacement To Stretch Cap Dollars Until June

Despite being severely cap-strapped until June 2nd rolls around, the Pittsburgh Steelers have still been able to sign a few free agents over the course of the last week in the form of running back LaRod Stephens-Howling and punter Brian Moorman. So how are they able to do this with such little cap room? They […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Thinks LB Sean Spence Is Going To Have A Full Recovery

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up day two day of their 2013 rookie camp on Saturday and following the practice head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media on the field. With the OTA sessions now on the horizon, Tomlin was asked if tight end Heath Miller (knee), linebacker Sean Spence (knee) and tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle) […]

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Posted in Article, Injury Report, News25 Comments

Steelers RB Le\’Veon Bell 2012 Directional Rushing Stats & Other Splits

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell rushed for nearly 1,800 yards last season at Michigan State and I wanted to have a look at his splits in order to get an idea how he ran directionally. Being as there isn\’t a site that has those stats, I was forced to scrape them myself from […]

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