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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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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday June 14th – Skippy On The Radio Edition

There is a lull in the mini camps right now, but Mike Bires of the Beaver County Times has a look at the running back unit where youth is running ramp-it. Running backs coach Kirby Wilson says the group is the youngest that he has had his 13 seasons in the NFL. Steelers kicker Jeff […]

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Thaddeus Gibson & Doug Worthington Contract Numbers

Several people have emailed me asking about the contracts signed by rookie draft picks Thaddeus Gibson & Doug Worthington. Both signed 3 year contracts and are identical in base salaries. Gibson had the much higher signing bonus of the two as expected as he was drafted in the 4th round versus Worthington who was a […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday June 11th – Pouncey Pouncing On Right Guard Edition

In so many words Thursday, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin named Byron Leftwich the team\’s No. 1 quarterback Thursday following the conclusion of offseason practices. Dennis Dixon will be No. 2 followed by Charlie Batch. Scott Brown speculates that Dixon would have to play lights out during the preseason to unseat Leftwich as the No. 1. […]

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Steelers Sign 7th Round Draft Pick DL Doug Worthington

The Steelers signed their second draft pick on Thursday as seventh-round defensive lineman Doug Worthington was signed to a three-year deal on Thursday. The contract is believed to include a $33,000 signing bonus and total out at almost $1.25 million dollars over the three years. Worthington was drafted with the 242nd overall pick in the […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Interviews On KDKA & WTAE

The Ben Roethlisberger sit down interviews by Sally Wiggin and Bob Pompeani are now live on the web. You can watch both below: Sally Wiggin interviews Ben for WTAE Bob Pompeani interviews Ben for KDKA Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and […]

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Steelers Sign 4th Round Draft Pick LB Thaddeus Gibson

The Steelers have begun signing their 2010 draft picks on Thursday as fourth-round linebacker Thaddeus Gibson was signed to a three-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed. Gibson started 23 games at defensive end for Ohio State University, replacing Vernon Gholston for the 2008 season. In 35 career games, Gibson totaled 82 tackles, including 25 […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday June 10th – The Roethlisberger Channel Edition

Kicker Jeff Reed said on Wednesday that his chances to sign a long-term contract with the Steelers by July 15 are 50-50. If he does not have a new deal in place by that time, he will play out his existing franchise tag, one year deal and become a free agent after the 2010 season. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday June 9th – Bowling Practice Edition

A new Steelers DVD is being released, but likely not one that you hoped to see as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is set to release more than 50 DVDs relating to the Ben Roethlisberger sexual assault case today. Even though Roethlisberger was not charged in the case, Georgia law requires authorities to release evidence […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday June 8th – Cheating Ratbirds Edition

John Harris explains how he thinks the Steelers brass is not completely sold on head coach Mike Tomlin and why a contract extension has not been reached just yet. Harris goes on to suggest that if Tomlin is not extended by the start of the season, it\’s a vote of no-confidence in Tomlin. The NFL […]

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Steelers Release LS Jared Retkofsky, Sign LS Matt Stewart

The Steelers have released long snapper Jared Retkofsky and signed long snapper Matt Stewart to take his place on the roster. Stewart was a 2001 fourth-round draft pick by the Atlanta Falcons and was in training camp with both Arizona and Dallas over the last two seasons. Retkofsky played in 11 games for the Steelers […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday June 7th – Mike Renfro Replay Edition

Teresa Varley of Steelers.com writes about how defensive end Aaron Smith is starting to get back in the flow of things following rotator cuff surgery last season. Smith is a leader that was surely missed down the stretch on defense along with Troy Polamalu. Scott Brown writes about the Steelers bringing back linebacker Larry Foote, […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday June 4th – Big Oprah Couch Needed For Big Ben Edition

Jason La Canfora speculates that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger could have a sit down type interview with Oprah Winfrey or Larry King to get all of the laundry aired out before training camp. I think the Winfrey or King angle is a bit over the top myself, but perhaps a Jim Gray or Jeremy Schaap […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Thursday Press Conference Following OTA Practice

Below is the video and transcript of Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger press conference following the Thursday OTA practice session. It is the first time Ben has met the media since being reinstated to practice with team. Opening Statement: I know you guys have been waiting to talk to me, and I have to you. I […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday June 3rd – Crezdon Gets Credit Edition

The Steelers continued on in their OTA session on Wednesday and head coach Mike Tomlin met the media to answer a few questions. You can listen to the audio below from the PPG. Scott Brown has the transcript as well. Wide receiver Hines Ward and center Justin Hartwig have been limited during offseason practices thus […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday June 2nd – Fight On The Playground Edition

The biggest news on Tuesday was that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was back practicing with the team and looked loose and noticeably thinner according to reports. Ben did not address the media, but rumor is he might by the end of this OTA session. Byron Leftwich was an excused absence on Tuesday. Rookie wide receiver Antonio […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday June 1st – Rooney Myth Buster Edition

Teresa Varley writes about how the Steelers offensive line is looking at consistency as being a major goal for the 2010 season. Varley caught up with Trai Essex and Willie Colon for their thoughts. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is expected to practice Tuesday for the first time this Summer since NFL commissioner Roger Goodell suspended him […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 28th – Big Ben Cleared Edition

The biggest news on Thursday was that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell advised the Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger that he is cleared to return to team activities beginning next week. No word on if the suspension has been shortened to 4 games yet, but there is no hurry for that word to come down. The Steelers […]

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NFL Reinstates Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger

Based on the reports and recommendations of our medical experts, Commissioner Goodell advised the Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger today that he is cleared to return to team activities beginning next week. The commissioner will continue to monitor Roethlisberger’s progress as he begins the next phase of his recommended plan and will meet with Roethlisberger again […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday May 27th

First-round draft pick Maurkice Pouncey got a scare on Wednesday as he had his toe stepped on by Trai Essex, who weighs 300 plus pounds. Pouncey escaped serious injury thankfully and got some work in at center with starting center Justin Hartwig and backup Doug Legursky both sidelined. All of the coaching staff is raving […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday May 26th

Rookie linebacker Jason Worilds is slowly making the transition from left defensive end to a stand up right outside linebacker. Worilds is slowly being groomed to be the heir apparent to Pro Bowler James Harrison. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has notes from the Tuesday OTA practice session and lets you know who did and did not […]

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