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Antwaan Randle El Likely To Lose Out In The Steelers Numbers Game

Not too much has been made about the knee surgery that Steelers veteran wide receiver Antwaan Randle El had back in April, but it certainly could signal that his spot on the Steelers 2011 53 man roster is in jeopardy. El chose to have his surgery after the lockout started, according to the reports, and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday July 5th – Clark Talks Samoa Edition

A group of retired players filed a class-action complaint against the owners and current players in federal court Monday, saying they have been excluded from the mediation sessions taking place in an attempt to end the lockout. Former Steelers running back Franco Harris is one of the named plaintiffs. Albert Breer of the NFL Network […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday July 4th – Happy Independence Day Edition

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu finished 6th overall in the top 100 players of 2011 series that concluded last night on the NFL Network. Speaking of Polamalu, his uncle, USC running backs coach Kennedy Pola, joined Troy at his football camp in Samoa this past week and he commemorated the occasion by changing his last name […]

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Troy Polamalu Finishes 6th In Top 100 NFL Players Of 2011

The NFL Network Top 100 NFL Players of 2011 show wrapped up tonight as they counted down the final 10 players. Steelers safety Troy Polamalu finished 6th overall on the list that was reportedly voted on by the players. The Polamalu vignette featured Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger presenting him. Get […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #63 Verron Haynes Comeback Episode

Episode #63 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I quickly touch on the labor situation heading into the weekend and go over the recent news of Antwaan Randle El having surgery on his knee in April and not prior to the lockout beginning. We discuss the Ike Taylor interview on Trib […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday July 1st – Antwaan Knee Surgery Edition

Reportedly Steelers wide receiver Antwaan Randle El had surgery on his knee in April and it was covered by his own insurance as it took place after the lockout started. Randle El also had arthroscopic right knee surgery back in May of 2008 while with the Redskins. They removed some floating cartilage back then after […]

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If The Steelers Re-sign Taylor Or Colon, Smith & Adams Might Have To Pay For It

Here we are winding down the month of June and normally that signals that Steelers training camp will be getting underway in Latrobe in a month. The only problem of course is that the lockout is still going on and free agency has yet to take place. Outside of little tidbits of news and a […]

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Ike Taylor Playing Ping Pong To Help Him Catch Better

Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor joined John Harris on Trib Live Radio this afternoon to talk about his offseason work down in Florida and his future in free agency. Harris asked if there was a specific thing that Taylor has been working on this offseason to better himself and Taylor said, “You know with […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday June 30th – Colon Wants Fair Deal Edition

Several teams might be possible suitors for free agent Willie Colon as he is looking for a fair deal according to Scott Brown. Although Colon would rather stay at tackle, he is not opposed to moving to guard if he returns. Colon, said. “We pull (left guard) Chris Kemoeatu so much that if I was […]

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Report: Eagles To Show Strong Interest In Ike Taylor

Another day and more speculation on where Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor might land if not back in Pittsburgh. Adam Caplan of FoxSports.com released his top 15 sought after defensive free agents today and has Taylor listed 13th on his list. Caplan list the Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Philadelphia Eagles and the […]

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Proving Pete Prisco Wrong Again On Troy Polamalu

Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com continued his campaign against Steelers safety Troy Polamalu on Tuesday in an attempt to justify his article a few weeks back that stated Polamalu is the most overrated player in the league. Prisco appeared as a guest on Trib Live Radio on Tuesday and host John Harris asked him about his […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #62 Ed Bouchette Interview Episode

Episode #62 of The Terrible Podcast is up and we are joined by Ed Bouchette, long-time Steelers beat writer for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, as he was kind enough to spend some time with us on during his vacation to discuss a wide range of football and media topics in the second part of the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday June 29th – Everything To Prove Edition

Gatorade and NFL Films have teamed up to do the Everything To Prove series as they follow 14 rookies on their journey from the training for the combine to their first game in the league. Steelers rookie defensive end Cameron Heyward is 1 of the 14 and you can catch up with the series here […]

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Willie Colon To Be Highly Sought In Free Agency?

The news last week that players like Steelers tackle Willie Colon will almost assuredly be unrestricted free agents, has started the wheels of speculation rolling as to who might now be the highest sought after free agents once the lockout is over. Adam Caplan of FOXSports.com released his top 15 sought after offensive players with […]

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Digging Deeper Into Defensive Passer Rating Differential Stat

The other day I posted about the Steelers and the passer rating differential stat tracked by Cold Hard Football Facts, but wanted to explore it further going back to 2002. There are two tables below that make up this study. The top table is the passer rating differential by year of each team and is […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday June 28th – The Other Wolfley Likes Ike Edition

I wrote Friday about the possibility that free agents Ike Taylor and William Gay could land with the Arizona Cardinals, should they trade cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to the Philadelphia Eagles for Kevin Kolb. Ron Wolfley of 620 KTAR said yesterday thinks Ike would be the perfect guy in the Cardinals system. Pick up the talk […]

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Foot Of Roethlisberger Not A Concern To Ben\’s Agent & Hines Ward

The news last week that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger might require surgery on the foot he injured last year, has received quite a bit of attention in the media over the last few days as several interpreted the story as some sort of breaking news. The news however is to no concern to Roethlisberger\’s agent […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday June 27th – Latrobe Waits On Steelers Edition

As the lockout continues on, the small town of Latrobe waits to hear if the Steelers will once again be holding their training camp at Saint Vincent College this year. Observer Reporter beat writer Dale Lolley went off on a small rant on Saturday as he is pretty fed up with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and […]

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Troy Polamalu Makes The Top 100 Players Of 2011 List

The Top 100 Players of 2011 show is now down to the final 10 as players ranked #11 through #20 were revealed Sunday night. With only 10 players to go, Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is now a lock to finish in the top 10. The Steelers only had 3 other players ranked in the previous […]

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Ward All For Barber & Burress Coming To Pittsburgh To Win A Super Bowl

Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward was a guest today on The End Zone with Bryan McGovern and Jim Miller on Sirius NFL Radio to talk about several subjects. Ward was asked to give his thoughts on social media after Donovan McNabb said on The Waddle and Silvy Show Thursday that athletes need to get off […]

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Could Ike Taylor & William Gay Both End Up With The Cardinals?

The latest trade rumors on Friday came from ESPN reporter Sal Paolantonio who stated today on Sirius NFL Radio that the Philadelphia Eagles are no longer interested trading quarterback Kevin Kolb for 2012 draft picks, but instead now want a player who can help them win games now. The Eagles are needing a cornerback, but […]

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Ike Taylor Says He Is Open To Any Opportunity

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor, was busy hosting his annual Face Me Ike Football Camp at Arden Cahill Academy in Gretna, Louisiana on Friday, but told reporters that he is willing to play anywhere once the lockout ends. Taylor is set to become an unrestricted free agent once free agency opens and has said back in […]

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Colon Wants To Stay With Steelers, Not Totally Opposed To Playing Guard

Steelers tackle Willie Colon was on Sirius NFL Radio this morning and told host Ross Tucker that he still wants to play for the Steelers even though they\’ve passed up multiple opportunities to extend his contract. Colon told Tucker, “The Steelers do things their own way, and I\’m not worried about the money. I just […]

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The Steelers & The Passer Rating Differential Stat

If you missed the recent article by Kerry J. Byrne of Cold Hard Football Facts on Sports Illustrated this week, you missed a great article on the passer rating differential stat. Basically, the stat subtracts an opponents passer rating from its own passer rating to get the differential of the two. While I admit that […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday June 24th – Sapp & Strahan Torch Tiki Edition

Warren Sapp and Michael Strahan gave their thoughts on Tiki Barber on the latest episode of the Rich Eisen Podcast yesterday and also chimed in on Rashard Mendenhall and his Twitter actions. Talk begins at the 19:35 mark and their thought on Barber are pretty strong. The latest episode of The Terrible Podcast is out […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #61 Barber & Burress Rumors Episode

The Terrible Podcast is up and in this episode David Todd and I do our best to avoid the labor situation all together. Nothing new there, so nothing to talk about. There was, however, some news from Adam Schefter regarding free agency. Players in their fifth and sixth seasons will be unrestricted free agents going […]

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