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Steelers Leaning To Moving Essex To Left Tackle?

NFL.com reporter Jason La Canfora is reporting on Twitter that the Steelers are seriously considering moving right guard Trai Essex to left tackle and current left tackle Max Starks to the right tackle spot in place of the injured Willie Colon. Colon had surgery this morning on his right Achilles and is lost for the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday June 30th – Steelers Packers Reboot Edition

Gerry Dulac reports that fifth-round draft pick, Chris Scott will have surgery today to repair a broken foot sustained while working out at the University of Tennessee. Dulac says Scott is expected to be out approximately three months. It is unclear if Scott will be placed on injured reserve or the reserve PUP list to […]

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Loss Of Colon Puts More Pressure On Need For Successful Running Game

2010 was already slated to be a year in which the Steelers focused more on getting back to a power running game with much more balance on offense. The suspension of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in April, made it even more apparent that the running game would be relied upon more heavily as well. Let\’s face […]

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Steelers Lineman Willie Colon & Chris Scott Both To Have Surgery Wednesday

Not only did the Steelers lose right tackle Willie Colon for the year on Monday, it has now been announced that rookie offensive lineman Chris Scott suffered a foot injury while working out at the University of Tennessee last week as well. Both Colon and Scott are scheduled to have to surgery on Wednesday. Colon […]

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Free Agent T Flozell Adams Visits Steelers

The Steelers may not wait long to find an experienced replacement for injured right tackle Willie Colon as free agent tackle Flozell Adams was at the Steelers practice facility today visiting with the organization. Adams was put through a workout and physical with the team. Adams asked for his release earlier this year from the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday June 27th – A Rookie Playing Hooky Edition

If it was not bad enough that right tackle Willie Colon tore his Achilles on Wednesday, he lost in the free agent game as well when the owners and players\’ union failed to agree to a new collective bargaining agreement by the beginning of March. Colon was sheduled to be an unrestricted free agent, but […]

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Right Tackle Options Are Plenty If Willie Colon Is Lost For The Season

As it stands at this early stage, things do not look good for right tackle Willie Colon. Colon suffered a right Achilles injury today while working out at Steelers\’ headquarters. Colon left the facility on crutches and the ever important MRI results are now awaited. If he has indeed torn Achilles tendon, he will be […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Preview – Quarterbacks

The countdown to Latrobe is now almost down to 30 days and with all but 2 draft picks signed, it is time to start doing our Steelers Training Camp Previews by position. The first installment focuses on the Steelers quarterback position. I am fine tuning several others of these and should have them spaced out […]

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Steelers RT Willie Colon Suffers Achilles Injury – Out For Season

Pro Football Scout reporter Adam Caplan is reporting on Twitter that Steelers right tackle Willie Colon suffered an Achilles injury while working out this morning and a MRI is pending. We will have more on this as we get but for now Joe Linta, Colon\’s agent says there\’s no update on extent of injury as […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday June 26th – Tweeting With Emmanuel Edition

Doug Farrar of Yahoo Sports and Football Outsiders has contributed an article as part of Yahoo\’s Under Surveillance series prior to NFL training camps that looks at the major strengths and weaknesses of all 32 NFL teams. Farrar points out the Steelers biggest weakness being the inability to run the ball consistently and offers up […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday June 25th – America Needs Football Edition

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu gave a great interview to Tom Robinson of the Virginian-Pilot while he was in town for the William and Mary football camp. Polamalu said, owners would be selfish to lock out players for the 2011 season saying, “America needs football. Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall and running backs coach Kirby Wilson […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday June 24th – Chatty Wide Receivers Talk Edition

The kids attending Coach Mike Tomlin\’s youth football camp at Mars Area High School got a surprise visit from Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Wednesday. While it was most definitely a great PR move by Big Ben, he made it clear that it\’s his intention to be back next year as well. Little things like […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday June 23rd – Underdog Polamalu Edition

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu worked with kids attending the Colonial All-Pro Football Camp at William & Mary on Tuesday and said he loves the Steelers being the underdog again. He also goes on to say that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger troubles haven\’t been a distraction and the Steelers need to get back to playing Steeler football […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday June 22nd – Worilds Jersey Boy Edition

From the “Who Cares File”, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was voted the third most disliked person in sports by Forbes. I thought Forbes was a business media outfit and who the hell did they round up for this poll? Tom Van Riper was interviewed by Joe Starkey to discuss the list on 93.7 The Fan. Regardless, […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday June 21st – Hines Goes To TV Camp Edition

Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell says he feels great about the defensive line going into camp. Starters Aaron Smith, Casey Hampton and Brett Keisel are all healthy and in great shape while Ziggy Hood should be able to contribute more this year as he is playing with better pad level, using his hands better […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday June 18th – Air Steelers Edition

In their post OTA “Agree to Disagree” segment, Bob Labriola and Mike Prisuta talk about the completion of the OTA session and offer a preview at a couple of training camp position battles for the Steelers. Jerome Bettis has been doing numerous interviews on the circuit for the “NFL Dads Dedicated to Daughters” program and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday June 17th – Los Steelers Fans Mexicanos Increíbles Edition

Steelers defensive end Nick Eason said he should be close to full strength for training camp after missing the final two weeks of OTA practices following emergency an appendectomy in which part of his colon was also removed. Eason said he plans to keep his weight down following a loss of 28 pounds so it […]

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Steelers Sign 5th Round Draft Pick CB Crezdon Butler

As expected, the Steelers signed cornerback and 5th round draft pick Crezdon Butler to three-year contract that totals out at just over $1.334 million dollars including a $119,000 signing bonus and breaks down base wise as follows: 2010: $320,000, 2011: $405,000 and 2012: $490,000. Butler was the second of three 5th round draft picks the […]

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Steelers Sign 5th Round Draft Pick T Chris Scott, Waive S Da\’mon Cromartie Smith

The Steelers continued their rookie draft pick signings on Wednesday as 5th round draft pick and tackle Chris Scott signed a 3 year contract worth around $1.355 million dollars with a signing bonus in the neighborhood of $140,000. Scott was the first of three 5th round picks the Steelers had in the draft and the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday June 16th – Bus Discusses Ben Edition

Just got early word this morning that the Steelers have signed 5th round draft pick guard Chris Scott and waived undrafted rookie S Da\’mon Cromartie Smith on Wednesday. I will have more on this shortly. A little bookmark house keeping for you as the Blog N Gold Steelers blog of Dan Gigler\’s has a new […]

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Steelers Release 7 Players

To make room for the recently signed draft picks and get down to the league mandated roster limit of 80, the Steelers released 7 players on Tuesday. Those players released were: wide receiver Jason Chery, kicker Piotr Czech, linebacker Derrick Doggett, punter Adam Graessle, nose tackle Cordarrow Thompson, center Bradley Vierling and cornerback Trae Williams. […]

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Steelers Sign 5th & 6th Round Draft Picks LB Stevenson Sylvester & RB Jonathan Dwyer

The Steelers continued their draft pick signings on Tuesday as they signed Utah linebacker Stevenson Sylvester and Georgia Tech running back Jonathan Dwyer to 3 year deals each. The Steelers have 4 drafted players to sign yet in Maurkice Pouncey, Jason Worilds, Chris Scott and Crezdon Butler. Sylvester was drafted in the fifth round (166th […]

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Steelers Sign 6th Round Draft Pick WR Antonio Brown

The Steelers signed wide receiver and 6th round draft pick Antonio Brown to three-year contract that included a $73,075 signing bonus on Tuesday. The contract totals out at at almost 1.29 million dollars and breaks down base wise as follows: 2010: $320,000, 2011: $405,000 and 2012: $490,000. Brown, a slot receiver who racked up 305 […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday June 15th – Rooney II Interview Edition

We have yet to hear back from Jordan Woy, the agent for wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, but have no reason not to believe our contract report of 3 years, 2 million is not correct. (((Should be 1.8 million – Bad math and 3 years versus 4 years others received))). The picks just ahead of and […]

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2010 Steelers Training Camp Schedule

The Steelers announced their 2010 training camp schedule today. The team will report to training camp at St. Vincent College in Latrobe on July 30th and will hold their first practice on July 31st. All afternoon practices are open and begin at 2:55 p.m. The only night practice will take place August 6th at Latrobe […]

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Steelers Sign 3rd Round Draft Pick WR Emmanuel Sanders

According to his Twitter account, Steelers wide receiver and 3rd round draft pick Emmanuel Sanders has signed and agreed to his rookie contract with the Steelers on Monday. Sanders was the 82nd overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft out of SMU. The length of the contract is 3 years according to a response we […]

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