Articles by Dave Bryan



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Roger Goodell allows Steelers’ to stone Bill Belichick

In a strange move on Wednesday morning, Roger Goodell has allegedly allowed the Steelers to take care of Spygate in a very unique way. In an alleged press release from the NFL offices, Commissioner Goodell reportedly stated that the Steelers would be allowed to stone Belichick outside of the Steelers’…


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Is Anthony “Booger” McFarland still a realistic option?

On June 4th, Anthony “Booger” McFarland will hold a private workout for NFL scouts. You can count on the Pittsburgh Steelers being more than just a presence. The Pittsburgh Steelers appeared to have two large needs coming into the 2008 NFL draft: the offensive and the defensive lines. The problem…


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On the Bubble: Nate Washington

Free Agency has come to a close.  The draft is behind us, and team practices have started up once again.  In this series — because Mike loves to write in series — we’ll take a look at players who, in spite of playing important roles in 2007, will be looking…


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On the Bubble: Najeh Davenport

Free Agency has come to a close.  The draft is behind us, and team practices have started up once again.  In this series — because Mike loves to write in series — we’ll take a look at players who, in spite of playing important roles in 2007, will be looking…


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What about Mewelde Moore?

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Mewelde Moore earlier this offseason to a three-year deal. Presumably, Moore was signed to be the Steelers’ primary return man, and their third down back. Moore probably also took note of Willie Parker’s health, and figured he’d be the first option in the Steelers’ backfield should…


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Mark Madden’s feud with…everyone

Mark Madden certainly does his job well, whether you like him or not. He’s a talking head that sprouted from the world of talk radio, and you and I both know that to make money, you have to make heads turn. Madden has done a good job of that over…


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Will Lawrence Timmons make the grade?

Last season the Pittsburgh Steelers had allowed defensive leader Joey Porter to leave via free agency. The move left a rather large gap in the defense that the Pittsburgh Steelers needed to address. Enter first round pick Lawrence Timmons. Timmons was a pass-rushing, outside linebacker from Florida St., and most…


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The Walsh Tapes: 2002 AFC Championship game vs. Pittsburgh

It’s now been confirmed, the New England Patriots videotaped the Steelers’ sidelines during the 2002 AFC Championship game. Now, I could get into a long and substantial diatribe about why the Patriots should be struck off the face of the earth, and all their 2002 earthly glory should be given…


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The Mysterious Dennis Dixon

“Are you ready to be a Steeler?” Dennis Dixon had just had a game of pool interrupted by Pittsburgh Steelers’ head coach Mike Tomlin with the Pittsburgh Steelers on the clock. Dixon was about to become a Pittsburgh Steeler. The Steelers drafting Dixon was an enigma. It wasn’t a surprise,…


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New Poll: Who is the Steelers’ biggest rival?

Special thanks goes out to the 800 fans that voted in the last poll, ‘Which new Steelers draft pick, or free agent will have the biggest impact on the 2008 season?’ There was a clear 56% majority that felt that both Sweed and Mendenhall would make a difference in the…


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Steelers’ first rounder Mendenhall robbed at gunpoint in Chicago

Rashard Mendenhall is not having a very good week. Mendenhall, home in Chicago, was walking along the south side city lakefront at 2 a.m. when two men wearing hoodies and ski-masks robbed Mendenhall at gunpoint, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The two perps attacked Mendenhall, robbing him of a cell…


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Steelers trainer to be honored

Steelers head athletic trainer John Norwig will be honored by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) as a recipient of one of this year’s Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Awards. http://news.steelers.com/article/87720/