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Former Steelers CB Crezdon Butler Sidelined Indefinitely With Dislocated Ankle

Former Steelers cornerback Crezdon Butler suffered a dislocated ankle in practice on Thursday according to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic and he could miss a significant amount of time with the injury. There are some rumblings that he could miss the rest of the 2011 season. The Cardinals aren\’t commenting on the severity of […]

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Ike Taylor Fined $15K For Head Butting Against Ravens

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was not the only Steelers player to get fined in the game against the Ravens as cornerback Ike Taylor was also fined for his head butt incident in the 4th quarter when the game started to get real chippy. We mentioned a few days ago that Polamalu was fined $15K for […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Seahawks Preview Episode

Season 2, Episode 17 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I open with a closer look at the supposed chop blocks in the Steelers Ravens game that have been a hot topic as of late and we clarify the actual rule. We both agree that these were dangerous blocks and think […]

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Steelers Seahawks Week 2 Practice Injury Report – Friday

The Steelers wrapped up their final practice on Friday as they get ready to take on the Seattle Seahawks this coming Sunday at Heinz Field. The Friday injury report has wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) as out this week as he has not practiced at all this week with his hamstring injury. Left guard Chris […]

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2011 NFL Week 1 TOX Stats

As promised I am keeping up with the TOX stats this year and below are the week 1 results. A quick refresher first though. The TOX stat tracks explosive plays and turnovers and it is derived by first finding the differential of explosive plays of 20 yards made and allowed on offense and defense. The […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday September 16th – Rotating Foote & Farrior Edition

If you are looking for great pregame reading material, make sure to check out the Steelers Seahawks pregame release in PDF format that is available for download on the Steelers website. Teresa Varley of Steelers.com sat down with punter Daniel Sepulveda in this edition of the Steelers Speak and they talk about his rehab and […]

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Report: Tomlin Pressed Ambassador Rooney To Get Deal Done With Polamalu

NFL Network reporter Albert Breer is reporting this evening that Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin actually called Steelers patriarch Dan Rooney in Ireland last week and implored him to get a new contract extension done with safety Troy Polamalu before the season started. Polamalu, who was entering the final year of his contract, signed a […]

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Mastercard Contest: Share You Priceless Steelers Moment & Win A Pair Of Tickets To The Seahawks Game

CONTEST CLOSED & THE WINNER OF THE TICKETS IS Bcassler Please contact me via Twitter, Facebook or email me at admin (((at))) steelersdepot.com so I can get your info. Thanks to everyone for sharing your priceless Steelers moment and thanks again to Mastercard for the tickets. The fine folks at Mastercard are allowing me to […]

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Steelers Seahawks Week 2 Practice Injury Report – Thursday

The Steelers practiced again on Thursday in preparation of their Sunday game against the Seahawks at Heinz Field and the Thursday injury participation report was released following practice. Wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) did not work yet again and will likely be inactive for the second straight game. Left guard Chris Kemoeatu (knee) was limited […]

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Is 30 Passing Attempts Or Less The Magic Number For Roethlisberger?

Interesting talk this morning on Trib Live Radio as to the record of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was discussed when he throws over a certain amount of times during a game. I researched Pro Football Reference to pull his regular season stats since 2004 and have them below sorted by attempts below with the cutoff […]

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Steelers Re-sign TE McCoy To Practice Squad & Dickerson Placed On Injured List

The Steelers have signed back tight end Jamie McCoy to the practice squad and have released recently signed Dorin Dickerson on Thursday. Dickerson was just signed on Monday after working out for the Steelers last week following his release from the Texans. Dickerson is a product of the University of Pittsburgh and was originally drafted […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 1 Defensive Participation Chart

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers week 1 game versus the Baltimore Ravens this past Sunday. The only real noticeable things in week 1 of course is the playing time that Larry Foote received in place of James Farrior. Foote was on the field for 22 of 61 non-penalty defensive plays. Jason […]

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Sources: Troy Polamalu Fined $15K For Sunday Horse Collar Tackle

Sources have told me that Steelers safety Troy Polamalu has been fined $15,000 for his horse collar tackle of Ravens running back Ricky Williams this past Sunday. The play happened at the 4:14 mark of the 3rd quarter when Williams went off left guard for 13 yards. Polamalu was flagged 15-yards on the play. Ravens […]

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Steelers Players Accuse Ravens Of Illegal Chop Blocks

Several Steelers players are speaking out about a few of the blocks used on nose tackle Casey Hampton on Sunday in Baltimore and are accusing them of chop blocking Hampton. If you read my post game observations the day after the 35-7 loss I noted how much the Ravens cut block, but did not look […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Seahawks Beat Writer Eric Williams Episode

Season 2, Episode 16 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in Part 1 David Todd and I open with a look at the injury report, updating news on Jerricho Cotchery (bad), Chris Carter (good) and others. Of course Willie Colon isn\’t on that injury report because he is no longer on the Steelers 53-man […]

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Steelers Seahawks Week 2 Practice Injury Report – Wednesday

The Steelers practiced Wednesday in preparation for their week 2 game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday at Heinz Field and the first participation injury report of the week was released following practice. Wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) continues to be slowed by his preseason hamstring injury and did not practice today. He is likely to […]

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No Vacancy For The Hotel

I have been asked quite a bit why the Steelers have not re-signed Flozell Adams back after right tackle Willie Colon was lost for the season this past Sunday and the simple answer is there just is not enough cap room to meet his likely salary demands. I finally cleared up my 2011 salary cap […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 1 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

It was not pretty to watch several times, but below is the offensive line and blocking report for the Steelers 35-7 loss on Sunday to the Ravens. The Ravens defensive front might be one of the best in the league and they are solid at holding the point of attack against the run that allows […]

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Steelers Place T Colon On IR, Sign T Meredith

Well it did not take long for the Steelers to make a decision on injured right tackle Willie Colon today as he was placed on injured reserve this afternoon following his morning triceps surgery and free agent tackle Jamon Meredith was signed to the 53 man roster to take his place. Meredith, who is 6 […]

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Steelers Bring In Tackles Ray Willis & Jamon Meredith For Work-outs

Mike Tomlin said during his Tuesday press conference that the Steelers would work out a few tackles today and Scott Brown now reports via Twitter that Ray Willis and Jamon Meredith are being worked out today. Willis was selected by the Seahawks in the 4th round of the 2005 NFL Draft and played his college […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Press Conference – Seahawks Week 2 – 2011

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Tuesday for his second regular season press conference in preparation for the Sunday game against the Seattle Seahawks at Heinz Field. Below are the talking points from the presser along with audio. Below is a recap and talking points from the press conference today. Mike Tomlin […]

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Gilbert Likely To Take Over Right Tackle Spot

The news is filtering out this morning that rookie second round draft pick Marcus Gilbert will be the new right tackle now that it appears that Willie Colon will likely be lost for the season with a triceps injury. Gilbert is the right choice here as he played some right tackle during the preseason and […]

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Steelers Have Contacted Flozell Adams, But Not Max Starks

The Steelers have likely lost right tackle Willie Colon possibly for the season with a triceps injury and they reportedly have already reached out to Flozell Adams according to Ed Bouchette. Bouchette talked to Jordan Woy, Adams agent, today and Woy confirmed the two sides have had discussions, but nothing is imminent at this time. […]

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Willie Colon To Have Surgery On Torn Triceps & Likely Out Season

Ed Bouchette has cleared up the early report we gave you on Steelers left tackle Willie Colon. Bouchette reports that Colon indeed has torn triceps and he will have surgery Tuesday morning to repair the injury. His agent Joe Linta confirmed the injury. The injury means that the 2011 season is now likely over for […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 1 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers week 1 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. The Steelers used the 1 personnel grouping 14 times on Sunday that featured 1 tight end and 4 wide receivers on the field partly because of the hole they dug themselves on […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Ravens Game Recap Episode

Season 2, Episode 15 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and go over the 35-7 butt kicking the Steelers took at the hands of the Baltimore Ravens yesterday and explain how the Ravens were able to get it done. It is an early morning podcast, but we both agree that the Steelers […]

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