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Mike Tomlin Falcons Post Game Press Conference

Mike Tomlin held his post-game press conference following the Steelers 34-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons Saturday night at Heinz Field. Tomlin said quarterback Byron Leftwich broke his left arm and will be out for an extended amount of time. Tight end Miguel Chavis tore his left pectoral muscle. Center Maurkice Pouncey aggravated his left […]

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Steelers Falcons Preseason Game 3 Inactives

Below are the players that will not dress for tonight\’s third preseason game as the Steelers take on the Atlanta Falcons at Heinz Field. Head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out only Ike Taylor just a few days ago and a few more could sit out as well. Keep checking back up until game-time as I […]

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Preseason Game 3: 7 Things To Look For Against The Falcons

The Steelers take on the Falcons Saturday night at Heinz Field in their third preseason game of the 2011 season. The Steelers rebounded last week against the Eagles after a dismal performance against the Redskins and will look to build on the showing they made last. This will be the last game for 10 roster […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – August 26th – Clark Talks Goodell Power Edition

Ryan Clark joined 93.7 The Fan this morning to talk about what power Roger Goodell should have and what it is like to play next to Troy Polamalu in the secondary. Gerry Dulac wrote about rookie tackle Marcus Gilbert and how he has overcome a slow start at camp. Willie Colon had a rough 2010 […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Falcons Pregame Episode

Season 2, Episode 10 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I discuss what has been a very quiet camp for the Steelers thus far. Fortunately there has only been one significant injury (to 7th round pick RB Baron Batch) and very little of the off-field drama that we have seen in […]

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Mike Tomlin Press Conference Talking Points For Falcons Preseason Game

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his pregame press conference today prior to the Saturday night game against the Falcons at Heinz Field. Audio is below: Tomlin says he is excited to play a quality team like Falcons as it will be a good test especially against the four man front of Falcons defense. Tomlin […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – August 25th – Heath The Leader Edition

Ken Laird has the transcription up from the Bruce Arians chat with the media on Wednesday. Arians says David Johnson is indeed the No. 2 tight end and says the race for the 3rd spot is still open. Arians also keeps reminding his receivers not to be selfish this year. Arians also heaps praise on […]

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Omar Khan Strikes Again With New Timmons Contract

The new 6-year contract with inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons was announced by the Steelers on Tuesday and once again Steelers Business & Football Administration Coordinator Omar Khan has proven why he is the best in the business at getting smart deals done. Timmons was heading into his final year under contract and was still owed […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – August 24th – McFadden Rumblings Louder Edition

I suggested a few days ago that Bryant McFadden could be the one out come final cut-downs and it seems that sentiment is picking up steam now as Dale Lolley now reports that rumblings are getting stronger that McFadden may indeed be the odd man. Ike Taylor, Aaron Smith and Emmanuel Sanders were all back […]

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Making Polamalu Wait Until Next Year Sends The Wrong Message

After the lockout ended the Steelers had five key players that they had to sort through contract wise. Two of those five players were unrestricted free agents in the form of Ike Taylor and Willie Colon. One was LaMarr Woodley who was wearing the franchise tag and the other two were players entering the final […]

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Emmanuel Sanders Back To Light Practices

The Steelers were back at practice on Tuesday after having Monday off and second-year wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was even able to get some light work in as well. Sanders reported via Twitter that he had a light practice today and that it felt good to be back out there with the fellas. Sanders has […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – August 23rd – Essex Biggest Loser Edition

Bob Labriola and Mike Prisuta have a new episode of Talkin Steelers Football up on Steelers.com and they discuss the new Lawrence Timmons contract among other Steelers tidbits. The Steelers and the mayor are scheduled to hold a press conference on Wednesday to provide details of a new road that will be named for former […]

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Steelers Sign LB Lawrence Timmons To New 6 Year $50 Million Contract

Just weeks after signing outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley to an extension, the Steelers announced today that they have signed linebacker Lawrence Timmons to a new 6 year – $50 million deal. The new Timmons deal is just a hair under the deal the 49ers gave inside linebacker Patrick Willis. Willis signed a 7 year – […]

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Steelers Continue Offensive Line Musical Chairs

When it was reported this morning that Trai Essex was visiting the South Side, you had to know it wasn\’t just to pick up his AFC Championship watch. I believe that could have been easily taken care of through UPS or FedEx. By the time dinner rolled around, the Steelers announced that they had re-signed […]

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Steelers Re-sign Trai Essex & Release Nevin McCaskill

Steelers Digest is reporting that the Steelers have signed Trai Essex today and have released lineman Nevin McCaskill to make room on the 90 man roster. Essex was the opening day right guard last year for the Steelers, but ended up losing the job after he returned from an early season ankle injury. Following the […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Eagles Recap & Ed Bouchette Episode

Season 2, Episode 9 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I continue with our discussion of the Steelers roster battles while talking a look back at the team\’s dominating win over the Philadelphia Eagles this past Thursday. As you might imagine, mostly glowing reviews, but concerns remain over the corner position […]

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Trai Essex Visiting With Steelers Today

Mike Prisuta is reporting via Twitter that Trai Essex is visiting the South Side today. Prisuta says that Essex is there to pick up his AFC Championship watch and, perhaps, do some business. According to his tweet, Essex said, “We\’ll see.” Essex was one of the few unrestricted free agents that the Steelers chose not […]

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Could A Release Of McFadden Lead To The Return Of Starks?

With a handful of weeks left before the final roster cut-downs take place, the Steelers seem to have 8 cornerbacks vying for 6 or 7 roster spots on the 53 man roster. One of those 8 players is veteran Bryant McFadden. McFadden has been sidelined the last several weeks with a hamstring/quad type injury and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday August 22nd – Supplemental Edition

Ed Bouchette blogged this morning that at best he could see the Steelers putting in a 7th round bid on Terrelle Pryor and that pretty much goes along with what I wrote yesterday. Dejan Kovacevic has a good piece this morning on the Steelers cornerback situation and how the scheme is the thing. Mike Bires […]

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Steelers Perceived Interest In Pryor Likely Just A Good Deed For League

The NFL Supplemental Draft will take place on Monday and the Steelers are once again being linked as a possible suitor for former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Pryor worked out at a high school stadium near his hometown of Jeannette, Pa on Saturday and there were reportedly 17 teams on hand to watch him. […]

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Cortez Allen Heading Down Path To Injured Reserve For Rookie Season

We have all heard the saying a thousand times before that you can\’t make the club in the tub. It stands to reason that a Steelers rookie cornerback that was forced to miss OTA sessions and mini camps due to the lockout and nearly all of training camp with a hamstring injury will have an […]

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2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction 3.0 – Week 3 Preseason Edition

The second Steelers preseason game is in the books and now it is time to post my 3rd version of the 2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction. If you missed the pre training camp 53 man roster projection edition or the 2.0 version, you can read them by visiting the links. There will be […]

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Steelers Eagles Preseason Game 2 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers second preseason game Thursday night versus the Eagles. Not too many things stick out as far as play counts go. Tony Hills and Jonathan Dwyer received extended playing time as expected. Personnel package wise the Steelers added the 13 package this […]

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Scott & Gilbert MRI Test Show No Ligament Damage

Ed Bouchette reports this morning that both Jonathan Scott and Marcus Gilbert have both had MRI tests on their respective injured knees and it revealed that neither of them have any ligament damage. Scott was injured on the first play from scrimmage against the Eagles on Thursday night as the pile rolled into his knee. […]

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Steelers Eagles Offensive Line Breakdown & Blocking Report

If you were worried about the health of Willie Colon you shouldn\’t be. Thursday night marked the second game in a row where he looked fresh and dominate. He has an amazing swat to knock defensive ends wide when he needs to and his footwork is top notch. It was hard to find much wrong […]

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Steelers Eagles Preseason Game 2 Defensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers second preseason game Thursday night versus the Eagles. Not much sticks out as far as the rotation with Ike Taylor, Bryant McFadden and Aaron Smith all sidelined. Donovan Warren and Curtis Brown both received extended looks as expected. Corbin Bryant followed Ziggy Hood at left defensive […]

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