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Steelers Six From Around The Web – September 7th – Polamalu Talks Likely Just Talk Edition

Ed Bouchette reports that contract extension negotiations with Troy Polamalu are ongoing, but I warn everyone not to get their hopes up that an extension will be reached by Sunday. The Steelers do not do contracts during the season typically, but Polamalu might be an exception to the rule. I am not saying it will […]

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Report: TE Jeff Dugan & OL Donald Thomas Worked Out For Steelers Yesterday

We already reported that wide receivers Dorin Dickerson and Juaquin Iglesias were scheduled to work out for the Steelers yesterday and it appears they were joined by a couple of more recently released players as tight end Jeff Dugan and offensive lineman Donald Thomas were also on the South Side yesterday according to Jim Wexell. […]

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Steelers Jersey Number Changes

Every year after the final roster cutdowns take place it is not unusual to see quite a few number changes of the rookies. This year is no different and I try to warn fans after the draft to not rush out and buy their favorite rookie jersey too quick or they might get stuck with […]

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Broncos Sign Tony Hills

It did not take Tony Hills long to find work after getting released by the Steelers on Saturday as the Broncos signed the former fourth-round draft pick to a 2-year contract today according to reports. Hills was competing for the starting right guard spot with the Steelers just a few weeks ago as he started […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers 2011 Roster Episode

Season 2, Episode 12 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and and I open with a look back at the Steelers final preseason game against Carolina, a 33-17 victory. We don\’t want to read too much into a relatively meaningless game, but the Steelers again looked good. Emmanuel Sanders and Cortez Allen […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Press Conference – Ravens Week 1 – 2011

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Tuesday for his first regular season press conference in preparation for the Sunday game against the Baltimore Ravens. Below are the talking points from the presser along with audio. Tomlin opened up by saying it is an awesome challenge this week. Tomlin says he is a […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – September 6th – Ravens Week Officially Begins Edition

Steelers backup quarterback Byron Leftwich said that the broken arm he suffered against the Falcons was the worst pain he has ever experienced and that he has refused to watch the replay of the injury. Leftwich said he went into survival mode right after it happened and that it hasn’t completely sunk in yet that […]

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Steelers 2011 Player Prop Bet Odds

The betting site Bodog has now posted the player prop bet odds for the 2011 NFL season and I have listed the Steelers player proposition odds below for those that are listed. I do not think it is out of the question that Ben Roethlisberger makes a run at the most passing yards this year […]

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Steelers To Also Workout WR Juaquin Iglesias On Tuesday

The workout for free agent wide receiver Dorin Dickerson has been pushed off until Tuesday and he will be joined by former Bears third-round draft pick Juaquin Iglesias Tuesday morning according to a tweet by Adam Caplan. Iglesias was the Bears 3rd round pick in the 2009 draft and was active for just one game […]

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Steelers Ravens Series – Explosive Plays & Turnovers – Fox Tox Stats

One stat that former Ravens head coach Brian Billick brought to the attention of stats enthusiast a few years back was what he termed as the Fox-Tox rating. Basically the stat takes the differential of explosive plays, a play of 20 yards or more and adds it to the differential of the turnovers gained and […]

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Former Pitt Panther Dorin Dickerson To Workout For Steelers On Monday

A former University of Pittsburgh player will workout for the Steelers on Monday as Dorin Dickerson announced the workout tonight on Twitter. Dickerson was drafted by the Houston Texans in the 7th round of the 2010 NFL draft after playing tight end his junior and senior year for the Panthers. Dickerson was active for only […]

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Steelers Panthers Preseason Game 4 Defensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers fourth and final preseason game Thursday night versus the Panthers. The final preseason game is usually used to look at the bottom end of the roster and this game was no different for the Steelers as they rested several veteran starters like Aaron Smith, James Harrison, […]

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Crezdon Butler Claimed Off Waivers By Cardinals

It was easy to see coming and as I predicted following the Saturday release of cornerback Crezdon Butler, the Arizona Cardinals claimed Butler off of waivers today. The Cardinals were down to just 4 cornerbacks after their final roster cuts on Saturday and you had to know former Steelers defensive backs coach Ray Horton would […]

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Steelers Sign 8 Players To Practice Squad & Name Team Captains

A day after the Steelers trimmed down the roster the 53 players they announced the 8 player practice squad signings as well as the team captains. The eight practice squad players signed were running back John Clay, wide receiver Tyler Grisham, tight end Jamie McCoy, tackle Trevis Turner, center John Malecki, linebacker Mortty Ivy, defensive […]

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Steelers Panthers Preseason Game 4 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers fourth and final preseason game Thursday night versus the Panthers. The fourth game is usually used to take a long look at the bottom end of the roster to gives players one last shot to make the roster. The starters only […]

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Analyzing The Final 5 Steelers Cuts

The Steelers final cuts are in and overall none are a huge surprise in my opinion. Crezdon Butler might be the one that most are scratching their head about, but he certainly was on the bubble. The Steelers stuck to their recent history of keeping six cornerbacks and when Cortez Allen finally hit the field […]

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Steelers Get Down To 53 With Release Of 5 More Players

The Steelers finished making their final roster cuts on Saturday with the release of 5 more players. The roster now stands at 53 players after offensive lineman Tony Hills, punter Jeremy Kapinos, cornerback Crezdon Butler, tight end John Gilmore and defensive end Jarrett Crittenton were released. The Steelers released 21 players on Friday and placed […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Panthers – Preseason Game 4

Below are the individual coverage stats and totals from the Thursday night preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. The top table is by play and consist of which Panthers player was targeted with the pass, the yards gained on the play and the yards after the catch the receiver had on the play. Also included […]

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Steelers Release 21 Players & Place Byron Leftwich On Injured Reserve

The Steelers roster cuts have started as the team starts the march towards gettuing down to 53 players from the 80 currently on the roster. The first two names to surface this afternoon are kicker Swayze Waters and linebacker Mortty Ivy. Waters was a long-shot to beat out Shaun Suisham for the kicking job after […]

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2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction 5.0 – Final Edition

The final preseason game is now complete and now it is time to trim the roster down to 53 players for the final time this offseason. I have been all over the map in the previous versions of my final roster prediction and it is easy to understand why when you watch each preseason game […]

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Steelers Beat Panthers 33-17 – Preseason Game 4 Recap

The Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 33-17 in their final 2011 preseason game on the road in Charlotte. Charlie Batch got things started with a 10 play, 80 yard drive that used 5:06 of the clock. Batch was 4 of 5 on the drive that culminated with a 10-yard pass to Mike Wallace that he […]

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Mike Tomlin Panthers Post Game Press Conference

Mike Tomlin held his post-game press conference following the Steelers 33-17 win over the Carolina Panthers Thursday night on the road in Charlotte. Tomlin said in 47 seconds that he was impressed by the effort tonight and virtually came out of the game injury free. Tomlin said he exercised caution with all of the players […]

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Steelers Panthers Preseason Game 4 Inactives

Below are the players that will not dress for tonight\’s fourth and final preseason game as the Steelers take on the Carolina Panthers on the road in Charlotte. Head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out only Ike Taylor, Chris Carter and Jerricho Cotchery just a few days ago and a few more could sit out as […]

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6 Steelers Players In Top 20 Of Top Selling NFL Jerseys

It did not take Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to recover as a fan favorite as he is ranked 5th overall in jersey sales according to new data released by NFLShop.com from the period running from April 1-Aug. 30. Troy Polamalu is the top rated Steelers player in jersey sales as he finished 3rd overall behind […]

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Are The Steelers Headed For Salary Cap Hell In 2012?

The 2011 season is almost here and the Steelers did a great job of turning the salary cap situation around since the lockout ended to get under the cap and lock up a few key players like Ike Taylor, Willie Colon, LaMarr Woodley and Lawrence Timmons in the process. The problem with retaining such a […]

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Preseason Game 4: 7 Things To Look For Against The Panthers

The Steelers close out their 2011 preseason tonight as they take on the Panthers on the road in Charlotte. The Steelers had another strong showing last week against the Falcons and tonight is the last chance for a few players to make a big enough impression to make the team or the practice squad. Do […]

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