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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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Hines Ward Dance Partner Kym Johnson Injured During Rehearsals

Some bad news coming out of Los Angeles today as Kym Johnson, the dance partner of Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward on Dancing with the Stars, was injured during rehearsals today and had to be taken out of the building on a stretcher. Johnson had her head and neck immobilized. She has since been taken […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 13th Here\’sssss Hinesssss Ward Edition

Yet another positive report on the possible re-signing of Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor from Scott Brown. Taylor told Brown that he “definitely” wants to sign a long-term deal with the Steelers and that he is pretty sure both sides are on the page together. Hines Ward was on the Jay Leno Show last […]

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Steelers 2007 Free Agency Timeline Of Alan Faneca Contract Talks

There seems to be several misunderstandings out there of the timeline of events that eventually led to the Steelers not re-signing guard Alan Faneca and letting him walk following the 2007 season. I wrote a few days ago that it was a good decision based on the money wanted by Faneca and the attitude he […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday May 12th – Korky Goes to Jail Edition

Former Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart was booked into jail of Alpharetta, Georgia on Wednesday after being charged with driving with a suspended license when stopped for speeding. Stewart was out on a $3,000 bond about four hours later. What is it about Georgia and Steelers quarterbacks? I wonder what sweater he wore for the mug […]

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Charity Raffle & Winner Gets To Hang Out With Troy Polamalu In LA

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is sponsoring a raffle with the prize being an expense paid trip to hang out with him at the Sports Spectacular in Los Angeles, California. The raffle proceeds benefits his efforts to support Operation Once in a Lifetime and the Sports Spectacular Endowed Medical Genetics Institute at Cedars-Sinai. You and a […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #56 Alan, FWP, Troy, Ike & Top List Episode

Episode #56 of The Terrible Podcast is up and Dave and I bring you 36 minutes of joy and light. Okay, we bring you 36 minutes of off-season football talk. We open with a short update on the labor situation and note that Art Rooney is going to take part in the negotiations that are […]

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Quantifying A Healthy Troy Polamalu (Also Known As Water Is Wet)

Trying to tell a fellow Steelers fan how important a healthy safety Troy Polamalu is to the Steelers defense is like proclaiming that water is indeed wet. It is a pretty obvious statement. That being said, I was thrilled to learn just a few days ago that Polamalu would be heading down to Orlando to […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday May 11th – Ike Just Wants Market Value Edition

Jory Rand caught up with Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor who is training down in Orlando with Tom Shaw and friends and got some reiterated thoughts from Taylor on his want to return to the Steelers next year. Taylor just wants whatever his market value is and you can\’t blame him. Video of the […]

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Alan Faneca Retires – Steelers Made Right Decision Letting Him Walk

Former Steelers 1998 first round draft pick, guard Alan Faneca, has announced his retirement from the NFL today after 13 seasons. During his career Faneca earned 9 trips to the Pro Bowl and is a member of the Steelers 75th Anniversary all-time team as well. He overcame epilepsy that was discovered during his teenage years […]

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Rooney Family Tops ESPN.com Power Ranking Of NFL Owners

ESPN.com is at again today with their latest Power Rankings series. This week the panel of ESPN columnist and bloggers ranked the owners around the NFL and the Steelers Rooney Family finished first overall as they garnered 4 first place votes and 4 second place votes to finish with a score of 76. The Patriots […]

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Rehab Of Steelers LB James Harrison Looks To Be On Track

Steelers linebacker James Harrison looks to be about fully recovered from his two offseason back surgeries he has had at the start of the offseason. As you can see in the video below he posted to his Facebook page today, Harrison is back doing strenuous pushups and shows that his abs are coming back as […]

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Watch Hines Ward Dancing With The Stars Week 8 Performance Video – Foxtrot & Jive

Steelers receiver Hines Ward and dance partner Kym Johnson were at it again last night on week 8 of Dancing with the Stars just a few days after Ward was temporarily restrained by the LA Police in handcuffs in a stolen car misunderstanding. For their week 8 performances, Ward and Johnson danced the Foxtrot and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday May 10th – Polamalu To Train In Florida Edition

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu will be going down to Florida this summer to join James Farrior, Ike Taylor and William Gay as they train under the watchful eye of the renowned Tom Shaw. Not even the LA Police can slow down or distract Hines Ward as he and dance partner Kym Johnson had another great […]

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Only 4 Steelers Make NFL Network Top 100 Players Of 2011 List

Now that the 2011 NFL Draft is complete, the NFL Network has begun their Top 100 Players of 2011 series. The top list is being billed as the first-ever countdown of the 100 Best NFL players of today, as voted on by fellow NFL players. If you were hoping for several Steelers players to make […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday May 9th – Woodley Comes In 82nd Edition

Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley came in at #82 of the top 100 players of 2011 as voted on by players around the NFL. The NFL Top 100 released the numbers 90-81 last night and also revealed that only 4 Steelers players in total made the top 100 list. The final segment of “On The Road” […]

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Chris Scott – The Forgotten 2010 Draft Pick

A little over a year ago the Steelers drafted Tennessee tackle Chris Scott in the 5th round of the 2010 NFL Draft with hopes he could provide some depth at both the tackle and the guard position. Offensive line coach Sean Kugler said immediately after the selection that Scott is a physical player that has […]

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Are The Arms Of Willie Colon Shrinking?

A little fun on a Friday I suppose or perhaps I have entirely too much time on my hands. A funny thing caught my eye this morning on a Post Gazette blog post by Gerry Dulac in which he emphatically states that if Steelers free agent offensive lineman Willie Colon is back with the team […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 6th – The Boys Are Back In Town Edition

Antonio Brown told 93.7 The Fan that he his back in Pittsburgh working out with several teammates along with Ben Roethlisberger and he also gives his thoughts on the Rashard Mendenhall Twitter comments. Ron Cook writes about how he thinks that Mendenhall will not receive any backlash from the Steelers organization and that if he […]

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Champion Drops Steelers Rashard Mendenhall Because Of Twitter Comments

Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall has suffered backlash from a corporate sponsor for his Twitter comments on the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden and his views of the events of 9/11 just a few days ago. Michael McCarthy from USA Today reports that the athletic wear company Champion is ending their business relationship […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #55 Mendengate, Social Media & Linebackers Episode

Episode #55 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I get into the topics of the day. Unfortunately with the draft behind us and the lockout still in effect the biggest topic this week were the thoughts of Rashard Mendenhall on the death of Osama bin Laden. We have a long discussion […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday May 5th – Hines Ward Hancuffed At Gunpoint Edition

Steelers receiver Hines Ward was not arrested after he was removed from a suspected stolen vehicle at gunpoint by LAPD officers and placed in handcuffs this morning in L.A. Eventually both Hines and female the driver were let free without further incident. Steelers safety Ryan Clark joined Jason Horowitz and Steve Phillips on Mad Dog […]

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Watch Hines Ward Dancing With The Stars Week 7 Performance Video – Tango

With all of the recent Mendengate news and the NFL draft stuff, I failed to post the latest video of the week 7 performance of Hines Ward and Kym Johnson on Dancing with the Stars this past week. Ward and Johnson danced the Tango this week and it smashed it as you will see in […]

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