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Steelers Give Contract Tenders To Gay, Spaeth, Dixon & Hills

In addition to putting a first round tender on tackle Willie Colon March 1st, the Steelers have also tendered restricted free agents tackle Tony Hills and quarterback Dennis Dixon. Also tendered were unrestricted free agents cornerback William Gay and tight end Matt Spaeth. It is currently unknown what level these players have been tendered at, […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday March 3rd – Hire Bruce Arians Edition

On Wednesday Mike Tomlin interviewed former Steelers safety Carnell Lake for the open defensive backs coaching job. Tomlin has been in no hurry to fill the position since Ray Horton left to take the Cardinals defensive coordinator position. Lake coached the defensive backs at UCLA for just one season as he stepped down because of […]

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Players Steelers Met With At The 2011 NFL Combine

We have been able to compile a small list of players the Steelers met and had interviews with at the 2011 NFL Combine from sources like Steel City Insider, KFFL, Twitter, Facebook and various other blogs and media outlets. While this list should not serve for anything more than what it is and that is […]

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Steelers 2011 Free Agents Player Analysis: Chris Hoke

Defensive Lineman Chris Hoke – Steelers 2011 Free Agent Free Agent Classification: UFA (unrestricted free agent) 2010 Salary Estimation: $1,500,000 Base – $1,875,000 Cap Charge Analysis: The NFL Combine is over and we steam towards the draft and hopefully free agency. We continue on now with our breakdown player by player of each of the […]

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James Harrison Has Second Back Surgery To Do More Clean Up

It appears as if Steelers right outside linebacker James Harrison is undergoing another back surgery today to clean up something else they found after is first surgery that took place less than two weeks ago. In his initial surgery, doctors removed a piece of herniated disc off a nerve in his back. Harrison announced the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday March 2nd – Merril Hoge Head Coach Edition

Steelers free safety Ryan Clark was on 93.7 The Fan to talk about a variety of issues surrounding the team and the NFL. He also comments on Ike Taylor wanting to stay in Pittsburgh and the announcement of Hines Ward going on Dancing with the Stars. Former Steelers running back Merril Hoge was named by […]

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Cornerbacks & Offensive Linemen Drafted By Steelers During The Kevin Colbert Era

The NFL combine is now over and we start the countdown to the 2011 NFL draft in April. Without a doubt, cornerbacks and offensive linemen look to be a high priority for the Steelers this go around. It would not be surprising to see two of each drafted this year. Being as these two positions […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #41 Post Combine Episode

Episode #41 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in part 1 we open up by looking at the Steelers\’ move to place a first round restricted tender on tackle Willie Colon and its ramifications. We also discuss Adam Schefter\’s news concerning tackle Flozell Adams, Ziggy Hood\’s surgery and Hines Ward\’s appearance on Dancing With […]

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Steelers Tender T Willie Colon At First Round Level

It may end up being fruitless depending on how the CBA labor negotiations go, but just in case the Steelers placed a first round tender on tackle Willie Colon Tuesday according to Jason La Canfora. Colon is currently scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent, but that could change depending on how the labor talks […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday March 1st – Get Your Stinkin\’ Mind Right Edition

Our rumor about Hines Ward we posted last night has been confirmed. Ward will be on season 12 of Dancing with the Stars. Here is his bio page on the ABC official site. James Walker looks at what the Ike Taylor asking price might be. Taylor will be considered an unrestricted free agent in a […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday February 28th – Manny Booted & Hines Boogies Edition

Steelers rookie receiver Emmanuel Sanders joined 93.7 The Fan to give an update on his foot surgery and says he is down for about 3 weeks and in a boot. He thinks the surgery was a success. He also talks about his rookie season and talks about the Super Bowl loss. Scott Brown looks at […]

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Could Hines Ward Be The Next NFL Player On Dancing With The Stars?

Bob Pompeani of KDKA television Tweeted that there is an unconfirmed report that Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward appears to be ready to appear on the popular reality dance show, Dancing with the Stars. Pompeani says he can\’t confirm the report, but that the show wants him. If true, Ward would join the list of […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #40 NFL Combine Underway Episode

Episode #40 of The Terrible Podcast is up and In Part 1 we start by discussing the state of negotiations between the NFLPA and management. Let\’s just say things don\’t look good. We then discuss the return of Bruce Arians, the various Steelers who have gone under the knife and the history of cornerbacks drafted […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday February 25th – No More Fear Of The Beard Edition

Steelers Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert had a Q&A session with reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine and met later with a small group of Pittsburgh beat writers in Indy covering the event. We will be compiling all the 2011 NFL Combine results as they come in complete with official weights and measurements. This […]

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2011 NFL Combine Results

The 2011 NFL Scouting Combine is underway in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Lucas Oil Stadium and we are starting to compile the 2011 NFL Combine Results. The scouting combine is an invitation only event, open only to invited college players and NFL team officials. The testing and evaluations include: physical measurements, injury evaluation, drug screen, […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday February 24th – Steeler Legends Sighted in WV Edition

Pretty much as expected, Steelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley has accepted and signed his one-year franchise tender offer on Wednesday and his agent, Doug Hendrickson, said he and the Steelers will work towards a long-term contract after the NFL\’s labor situation is settled. Yesterday we wrote about draft day trade history of Steelers Director of […]

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Steelers History Of Trading Draft Picks In Kevin Colbert Era

I was asked last night via Facebook about the possibility of the Steelers trading up from #31 in the 1st round of the upcoming NFL draft to perhaps target a cornerback or offensive lineman they might covet and all though I really do not know how to best handicap that other than saying the Steelers […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday February 23rd – Move Over Ben Roethlisberger Edition

John Harris takes a look at the transition tag numbers and how they could relate to soon to be unrestricted free agent cornerback Ike Taylor. The Steelers risk losing Taylor if not re-signed to a new deal or tagged with the transition tag by 12:01 a.m. Friday. Harris also talks the LaMarr Woodley and Willie […]

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Steelers Offensive Line 2011 State Of The Union

I have been getting a few questions via email, Facebook and Twitter about the state of the Steelers offensive line going forward into 2011, so I thought I would address it a post as sort of a State of the Union type piece of who is under contract, who is not and so on. As […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday February 22nd – Surgery Has Successful James Harrison Edition

Mike Tomlin met with reporters on Monday and gave answers to several questions. He stated he is not close to hiring a secondary coach yet and hasn’t given up on Keenan Lewis or Limas Sweed as of yet. Ed Bouchette has the full Q & A also on his blog. Steelers linebacker James Harrison underwent […]

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Steelers 2011 Free Agents Player Analysis: Ryan Mundy

Safety Ryan Mundy – Steelers 2011 Free Agent Free Agent Classification: RFA (restricted free agent) 2010 Salary Estimation: $395,000 Base – $395,000 Cap Charge Analysis: Onward we go into the offseason and we continue our breakdown player by player of each of the Steelers free agents. Next up for analysis is safety and special teams […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #39 Franchise Tag, Nnamdi & Verron Haynes Interview Episode

Episode #39 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in this episode we talk about the Steelers placing the franchise tag on LaMarr Woodley, the Ike Taylor situation and the state of the Steelers secondary in part 1. We also talk about Nnamdi Asomugha and how he will in no way be in the Steelers […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday February 21st – Feeling An Upcoming Draft Edition

Dale Lolley blogged his early thoughts on the Steelers upcoming NFL draft needs and pretty much thinks the Steelers top targets will be cornerbacks Jimmy Smith or Aaron Williams. Bob Labriola goes over the Steelers plans for the upcoming NFL Combine that starts this week. On Sunday, Mike Bires gave his thoughts on the Steelers […]

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Steelers 2011 Free Agents Player Analysis: Anthony Madison

Defensive Back Anthony Madison – Steelers 2011 Free Agent Free Agent Classification: UFA (unrestricted free agent) 2010 Salary Estimation: $630,000 Base – $630,000 Cap Charge Analysis: Onward we go into the offseason and we continue our breakdown player by player of each of the Steelers free agents. Next up for analysis is defensive back and […]

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Steelers Place Franchise Tag On LB LaMarr Woodley

Jason La Canfora reports that the Steelers have officially placed the franchise tag on linebacker LaMarr Woodley as expected and will announce the move later today. It has long been speculated that Woodley would be franchised as the team works towards getting a long term deal with the left outside linebacker. 2010 was the final […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday February 18th – Colbert A Flozell Fan Edition

Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert says the Steelers would like to have tackle Flozell Adams back for a 14th NFL season. Colbert commented on several other things as well when Bob Labriola caught up with him recently. John Harris list some potential candidates for the vacant secondary coach position and reasons behind each. The […]

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