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CBS Sportsline Rapid Reporter Freaking Out Steeler Nation

While Steeler fans everywhere appreciate all the training camp reports they can get, sometimes mis-information is put out. Such is the case with Brian Carson who is handling the CBS Sportsline Rapid Reports for the Steelers. Brian keeps reporting that undrafted free agent tackle Ramon Foster is not practicing, when in fact it is rookie […]

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Like It Or Not, Fast Willie Parker Is Running Out Of Town

Let\’s go back in time to September 5th, 2004 when Willie Parker out-dueled Dante Brown for the final running back roster spot of the 2004 season. Parker was buried behind Jerome Bettis, Duce Staley and Verron Haynes at the time and spent most of the 2004 season on the inactive list. Parker continued to work […]

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Left Side Offensive Line Depth Could Be Sore Spot

With the Steelers 2009 training camp underway, one thing is apparent, the depth of the left side of the offensive line could be a sore spot this season. Both starting left tackle Max Starks and left guard Chris Kemoeatu have new contracts and both will be relied on heavily to protect the blind side of […]

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Six Questions The Steelers Must Answer In 2009

In order to repeat as Super Bowl champions in 2009, the Steelers must answer these six pressing questions below: Is Limas Sweed ready to fill the shoes of Nate Washington? Over the last 3 years, Nate Washington averaged nearly 35 receptions for 568 yards and 4 touchdowns. Pretty big shoes for the second year Sweed […]

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Steelers Day Two 2009 Draft Recap

The Steelers came into the second day of the draft with eight picks to make and I surely did not think they would finish the day with eight players picked. I thought they would package a few to move up earlier in a round. Maybe they tried and just did not have what teams wanted […]

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Steelers Day One 2009 Draft Recap

If ever there was a great year to pick last in every round, this was the year. The 2009 draft class is very thin on blue chip prospects. Sure there will be some great players that contribute for many years and perhaps a future Hall of Famer or two, but as far as the scouts […]

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Draft Day Trades Likely For The Steelers

The Steelers currently have 9 draft picks for this weekends 2009 NFL draft, but do not be surprised if they come out of the draft with only 6 or 7 players. The likelihood of the Steelers trading away a few picks to move up in the early or middle rounds of the draft is a […]

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Some Likely Post Draft Cuts

Following the upcoming NFL draft the Steelers will begin the process of signing the draft picks. As those draft picks sign, the likelihood of their salary counting against the top 51 salaried players begins. At the current time, the Steelers are right up against the cap limit of $127,000,00.00, thus some players will need to […]

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A Few Ohio State Buckeyes Could Be Future Steelers

The buzz around the Steelers draft complex has been heavy this spring with talk about some Ohio State Buckeye draft prospects. The Steelers were front and center for the Buckeye pro day and the Steelers have been successful at robbing the state of Ohio of NFL caliber players over the past few years. Do not […]

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A Look Back At The Steelers 2008 Pre Draft Prospect Visits

Here is a look back at the 2008 pre draft prospect visits the Steelers visited with. Two players, Dennis Dixon and Ryan Mundy, ended up being drafted by the Steelers. All though you can not read too much into the list of 2009 players they have had in, you can assume one or two will […]

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Steelers First Round Draft Picks By Position Since 1970

Below is the list by position of the first round draft picks the Steelers have made since 1970. Judging by history and current needs of the Steelers, it is a pretty safe assumption that the 2009 first round pick will be a cornerback, offensive lineman or wide receiver. 7 Defensive Backs (1973, 1975, 1978, 1987, […]

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Steelers 2009 Mock Draft

Below is my 2009 Steelers mock draft for the upcoming NFL draft on April 25th & 26th. Unless anything major happens in the next few days, I will be sticking with this mock draft as my official mock. Please feel free to comment below on why they will or will not draft the players below. […]

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Steelers Draft Stategy Wide Open After Offensive Line Signings

The recent moves by the Steelers to keep in tact most of the offensive line and depth from the 2008 season now opens up the chance to truly draft the best player available in the upcoming 2009 NFL draft. Free agents Chris Kemoeatu, Willie Colon, Trai Essex and Max Starks are all back in the […]

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Fireworks Unlikely For Steelers At Midnight

As free agency officially begins at midnight tonight, the Steelers will likely be on the sidelines watching all of the action. A salary cap report earlier in the day by Adam Schefter said the Steelers were only $7,400,000.00 under the $127,000,000.00 salary cap. My Steelers salary cap estimation has them at $9,476,280.00 under the cap […]

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Fred Taylor Will Not Be A Steeler

I am not too sure what SI writer Peter King is smoking, but to suggest that recently released Jaguar running back Fred Taylor could be a Steeler, it must be some good stuff. With Rashard Mendenhall surely to be recovered from his injury and Mewelde Moore likely to be kept at his bargain price, there […]

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Butler Heir Apparent To LeBeau At Defensive Coordinator

If ever there was writing on the wall, Steelers linebacker coach Keith Butler will take over as defensive coordinator when Dick Lebeau retires. The Steelers granted Butler permission to talk to Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt about the vacant defensive coordinator position with the Cardinals. Butler evidently did not take the job and instead […]

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Next Season Sports 2009 Mock Draft

I recently took part in a cooperative mock draft at Next Season Sports with other NFL bloggers. The bloggers ranged from newspaper reporters to well established fan site writers. In the mock draft I selected center Alex Mack from the University of California. Below is the explanation of my pick. Ah, it is good to […]

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Get Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau To The Top Of IMDB

Well the offseason is here and between the Steelers celebrating their sixth Super Bowl championship and the NFL combine starting next week, I thought we would have a little fun. As many Steeler fans already know, our defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau was once a stunt double in the 1970 movie, Too Late the Hero, starring Michael […]

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There Is No Ike In Team

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor had a fantastic 45 minutes of football on Super Bowl Sunday versus the Arizona Cardinals. The only problem is that Taylor came up 15 minutes short. Taylor blanketed Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in the first three quarters of football, holding him to just one catch for 12 yards. What happened […]

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Sunday Will Be Make Or Break For Ike Taylor

If Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor wants to put his name solidly on the cornerback map, he must do so on Super Bowl Sunday. Taylor is a good cornerback, but at this moment, he benefits more from the talent around him then his actual play. Right now, Taylor is just the newest reincarnation of former Steelers […]

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