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Hines Ward & Kym Johnson Crowned Dancing With The Stars Champions

There is another championship trophy in Pittsburgh as Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward and dance partner Kym Johnson were crowned champions of Dancing with the Stars during the show\’s two-hour season finale Tuesday night. Ward and Johnson were awarded the Mirror Ball trophy as the season 12 champions as they beat out Kirstie Alley and […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #58 Limas Sweed Interview Episode

Episode #58 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in Part 1 David Todd and I open by discussing the canceling of the NFL rookie symposium which was to be held a month from now in Canton, Ohio. While most of these young guys have their heads on straight, this was a useful event. It […]

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Watch Hines Ward Dancing With The Stars Week 10 Performance Video – Quickstep & Freestyle

The final Monday night of Dancing with the Stars was last night and Steelers receiver Hines Ward and dance partner Kym Johnson made it another great Monday as the two danced two dances. For their week 10 performances, Ward and Johnson danced the Quickstep and a Freestyle dance that saw Ward dressed in a black […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday May 24th – Fighting Big Business Edition

Ed Bouchette joined 93.7 The Fan yesterday morning to talk about Plaxico Burress and whether or not he would be a fit again with the Steelers after being in prison for nearly 2 years and out of football. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk ranked the Steelers worst moments in post-strike history in his Monday […]

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NFL Network 2011 Top 100 Players Rankings 100-61 With Approximate Value Numbers

Every Sunday night and Monday morning the hot topic of discussion as of late is the Top 100 Players of 2011 rankings that the NFL Network is currently doing. The players were voted on and ranked reportedly by all of the players in the league and the network is releasing 10 a week as they […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday May 23rd – Ed Think No Fast Willie Edition

Ed Bouchette wrote in on Sunday that he does not think that the Steelers will have interest in bringing back running back Willie Parker this season. Parker has been campaigning hard for a return. Pro Football Focus has a great post up that breaks down the cornerbacks last season by cover snaps, times thrown at […]

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Video: Steelers Kicker Swayze Waters Kicking Long Field Goals

The Steelers signed free agent kicker Swayze Waters to their offseason roster following the Super Bowl and he is scheduled to be one of probably two kickers in camp for the Steelers when it opens in Latrobe. He went to college at UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham) and has spent time in the NFL […]

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Several Steelers Players To Join Ben Roethlisberger For Workouts Next Week

Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed told me this morning in an interview that he will likely be traveling to Pittsburgh this upcoming week to workout with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and a few other Steelers players at an undisclosed location. Sweed says he is always glad to see they text messages and emails from Ben and […]

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Limas Sweed Act IV – Hope Springs Eternal

Hope springs eternal. This is an expression that was first penned in a 1732 poem by Alexander Pope entitled, An Essay on Man, that has become a proverbial saying. It is defined as meaning that people always hope for the best, even in the face of adversity. In Steeler Nation though, it is defined as […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 20th – Troy Please Come To Orlando Edition

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is pressing safety Troy Polamalu hard to come train with them down in Orlando with Tom Shaw at the Wide World of Sports. As I have said earlier though, sources close to Troy say he will remain training in Southern California. We shall see if Ike is able to change his […]

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Examining The True Market Value Of Ike Taylor

When trying to put a market value on Ike Taylor, the best place to perhaps start would be what the projected franchise tag amount is, which is determined by the average of the top 5 salary cap numbers at each position. The cornerback position was estimated to be between $14-$15 million for 2011. That amount […]

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Conference Call: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell & Steelers Season Ticket Holders

The well awaited conference call between NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the Steelers season ticket holders took place this afternoon as Goodell fielded several questions regarding the lockout negotiations, rookie pay scale, preseason games, Super Bowl ticket distribution and the fines levied against linebacker James Harrison among several other great questions. The Pittsburgh Post Gazette […]

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Keeping A Healthy Max Starks Is A No Brainer

I was asked last night by a reader of the site via email how much the Steelers would save should they cut left tackle Max Starks prior to the start of training camp in attempt to free up money to pay either free agent cornerback Ike Taylor or get a long term deal done with […]

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What Was Ike Taylor Supposed To Say?

I think the interview that Ike Taylor gave to Jim Rome yesterday on the Jim Rome is Burning show flipped the optimism of several in Steeler Nation of the possibility of Taylor being re-signed by the Steelers when and if free agency opens and it really shouldn\’t have in my opinion. The interview was a […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday May 19th – Baby, Talk Steelers To Me

Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor sat down with Jim Rome yesterday afternoon for a very candid interview where he showed more posturing than usual concerning his worth which is not too surprising. Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley joined 93.7 The Fan on Wednesday to discuss his contract status and what he and the team would […]

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Recap Of Ike Taylor Interview With Jim Rome

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor started his interview with Jim Rome on Jim Rome is Burning by explaining the shirt he had that read his Twitter handle @Ike_SwagginU which he has had produced. When asked about the current lockout ruling by Rome, Taylor said it is still business as usual for him as he continues his […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #57 Dancing With The Locked Out Twitter Trade Episode

Episode #57 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I open up by discussing the current labor situation. While this isn\’t the most entertaining topic, we try to give you a short recap of where things stand now and what dates are important in the immediate future. Turning to on-the-field issues we […]

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Steelers CB Ike Taylor To Be On Jim Rome Is Burning Later Today

Just a quick early reminder today that Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor will join sports talk show host Jim Rome on his Jim Rome is Burning television show this afternoon on ESPN. The 30 minute show airs at 4:30 p.m. ET and Taylor will likely again be asked about his free agency status, the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday May 18th – Woodley Donates Back Home Edition

Ed Bouchette joined 93.7 The Fan on Tuesday morning to give his thoughts on the Monday NFL labor news and what questions he would ask Roger Goodell during his upcoming conference call with Steelers season ticket holders. Bouchette also held his Tuesday Steelers chat and you can read the transcript here. Mike Bires gives his […]

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Examining The John Clayton Big Back Theory Against 3-4 Defenses

John Clayton had a story that caught my attention the other day on ESPN.com in which he was trying to convey the notion that teams facing true 3-4 defense need bigger backs to get the job done on the ground. Clayton did preface this by saying, “To beat a 3-4 defense on the ground you […]

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Watch Hines Ward Dancing With The Stars Week 9 Performance Video – Argentine Tango & Salsa

Another Monday night of Dancing with the Stars and Steelers receiver Hines Ward and dance partner Kym Johnson were strong as ever despite the nasty fall and injury suffered by Johnson earlier in the week that sent her to the hospital for precautionary reasons. For their week 9 performances, Ward and Johnson danced the Argentine […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday May 17th – Crying With The Stars Edition

Sara Bauknecht recaps the week 9 Dancing with the Stars performance of Hines Ward and Kym Johnson from last night as the two continue their near perfection. Johnson was able to dance after suffering an injury in a fall this past week and Ward cried a tear or two following the couples first number. Steelers […]

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Cut Wexell Some Slack

Thanks to the social media world we live in, words and news move at a press of a button and are instantly in front of a million eye balls. The main stream media and we bloggers alike are in a hurry to break or push out aggregated news as fast as we can along with […]

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Examining The Mythical Steelers Draft Day Trade With Redskins For Pouncey

The hottest story in Steeler Nation right now outside of the retirement of Alan Faneca, the pending free agency of Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor and the Hines Ward run on Dancing with the Stars is the rumored report that Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder said he had a draft day deal in place with the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday May 16th – Ochocinco Full Of Bull Edition

Ed Bouchette had a great read on Sunday that looked back over the career of the recently retired Alan Faneca and Ron Cook wrote that the next stop should be the Pro Football Hall of Fame. John Clayton of ESPN.com explains how the proliferation of 3-4 defenses has led to changes in philosophy at the […]

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Some Weekend Steelers Notes, Thoughts and Musings

* You have to hand it to Willie Parker and the sudden explosion of self promotion he has done in an attempt to get himself back in Pittsburgh to finish his career. I could have done without his back handed slap at the Redskins, but it sounds like he was speaking from his heart about […]

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