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Steelers Left Outside Linebacker Position – The Player Or The System?

Mike Florio was on 93.7 The Fan a week ago and was talking about the LaMarr Woodley contract situation. Florio had a quote that intrigued me when he said, “Is it the system or is it the player? Sometimes they decide it’s the player and they pay the player. Sometimes they decide it’s the system […]

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CORRECTION: Troy Polamalu On Jimmy Kimmel Taping Tonight

Alex Holmes, brother-in-law of Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, has informed me that Troy is scheduled to be on the Jimmy Kimmel show tonight. Check your local listings for times in your area. In addition, ESPN is scheduling an interview as well to discuss the emergence of Troy on Twitter as well, so be on the […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Preview – Linebackers

Camp report week is here as the Steelers report on Friday to Latrobe. Today we continue on with our position previews for camp with a look at the linebacker position. That leaves only the special teams and defensive line left for us to cover later on this week. Make sure to read all of our […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday July 26th – Mourning Kaye Cowher Edition

The hearts of Steeler Nation go out to the Cowher family as most know that Kaye Cowher lost her battle with skin cancer on Friday at the age of 54. Mackenzie Carpenter has a great read on Mrs. Cowher in the Sunday PPG. Steelers, first-round draft pick Maurkice Pouncey had been training under the watchful […]

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Troy Polamalu To Engage The World In New Way Via Twitter & Facebook

A pleasant surprise emerged on Twitter Friday as Steelers All-Everything safety Troy Polamalu tweeted for the first time. In his inaugural Tweet, Polamalu said, “Neither sound or light can escape todays social network I dont know why I thought I could but today I surrender to the tweeting revolution.” In 9 short hours of his […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday July 23rd – Dixon\’s Agent Speaks & Woodley Responds To Criticism Edition

Jeff Sperbeck, the agent for backup quarterback Dennis Dixon, is sounding off that Dixon did not get enough time with the first-team offense during offseason workouts for the coaching staff to fully evaluate his development. Sperbeck questions why Byron Leftwich is ahead of his client on the depth chart after being brought back from Tampa. […]

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Face The Fact That Face Me Ike Faces Final Season With Steelers

It is hard to imagine that the only active starting cornerback in the NFL to win two Super Bowls would finish his career in a uniform other than a Steelers one, but that is exactly what likely will happen with Ike Taylor. Taylor is entering the final year of a $23.75 million contract extension he […]

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2010 Steelers Pre Training Camp 53 Man Roster Prediction

Ok, the mini camps and OTA\’s are now over and we are just 8 days away from training camp opening in Latrobe for the Steelers. On April 24th, I took my first offseason guess at the 53 man roster and quite a bit has changed over 3 months. Willie Colon is out for the year […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Preview – Cornerbacks

A week from tomorrow and the Steelers report to 2010 training camp in Latrobe. We have been previewing each position this month leading up to camp and this preview is dedicated to the cornerback position. Make sure to read our previous previews by following the links below. Training Camp Preview – Safeties |Training Camp Preview […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday July 22nd – Arians Quality Check Edition

Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians says they need to run the ball better, but not necessarily more. Arians goes on to say he thinks it is the quality of the runs more than the quantity that worries him. This ought to get the blood pressure up of Steeler Nation on Thursday. Quarterback Dennis Dixon was […]

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Yo Adrian, Don\’t Unpack That Suitcase

As we just informed you in the last post, the Steelers signed journeyman lineman Adrian Jones to a one year deal on Wednesday to fill a spot on the roster vacated by Willie Colon. I just went back and did some film work and research on Jones and he probably shouldn\’t get too settled when […]

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Steelers Sign T Adrian Jones, place T Willie Colon on IR

The Steelers signed six-year veteran Adrian Jones to the active roster on Wednesday and placed tackle Willie Colon on their Reserve/Injured List. Jones (6-4, 330) was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round (132nd overall) in the 2004 NFL Draft out of Kansas and started 44 games for the Jets from […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday July 21st – Gay & McFadden Down In Florida Edition

Florida Gators head coach Urban Meyer has a press conference scheduled for this afternoon and will respond to allegations that former Gator lineman Maurkice Pouncey took $100,000 from the representative of a sports agent in December. The Pouncey family is reportedly holding off on a statement until Meyer addresses the media today. Steelers outside linebacker […]

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Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley Getting More Vocal About Contract Situation

Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley has become a bit more vocal the last few days and is making sure everyone knows how he feels about his contract situation including Michael Silver of Yahoo Sports and most recently a phone interview with Jory Rand of KDKA television. Woodley is letting all the talk about the Steelers reports […]

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Steelers Attend Guard Chester Pitts Workout

NFL Network reporter Jason La Canfora is reporting that the that the Steelers were one of the two NFL teams that attended free agent guard Chester Pitts workout today in Arizona. Andrew Kessler, Pitts\’ agent, told La Canfora that Pitts has two private workouts scheduled with NFL teams next week. Pitts is trying to come […]

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Closer Look At The 2010 Steelers Players In Contract Years

It looks like the Steelers are indeed done with contracts for the offseason and once the season starts, no new deals are likely to be done, especially with the cloudy NFL labor situation. To the best of my calculations, the Steelers have 25 of 81 players on the final year of their current contract. I […]

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Clock Ticking On Pouncey And Worilds Contracts

With just 10 days left until players report to Latrobe, the Steelers still do not have their top two draft picks under contract as of yet as Maurkice Pouncey and Jason Worilds remain unsigned. Should that be of a concern? Absolutely not as Vladimir Ducasse of the Jets remains the only player signed of any […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Preview – Safeties

The countdown to Latrobe is now just 10 days away and we will now switch gears to start previewing the defensive side of the ball and start with the safety position. From now until training camp we will have a new preview every other day, so stay tuned. Make sure to read our previous position […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday July 20th – Offensive Line Present & Future Edition

Steelers rookie offensive lineman Maurkice Pouncey is being investigated by the NCAA over an allegation that he accepted $100,000 from an undisclosed agent\’s representative before playing in the Florida Gators Sugar Bowl victory. Pouncey does not face any trouble from the NFL, but it could effect the University. Pounceys will reportedly deny any wrong doing […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday July 19th – Randle El Smack Redskins Spurned Ravens And Patriots Edition

I Twittered a link on Saturday about how wide receiver Antwaan Randle El is ready for his second time playing in Pittsburgh. El was at his Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy Saturday morning and said that Redskins owner Dan Snyder was too hands on with the team during his stay in Washington. El also […]

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Could Dennis Dixon Be Shopped In The Preseason?

This post will ruffle feathers for sure on a Friday, but read it thoroughly before jumping to conclusions. Also this is just speculationat this point, but does bare watching. As everyone knows the Steelers have 4 quarterbacks on their roster headed into camp. This is not unusual as most will carry an extra arm to […]

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July 15 Deadline Arrives With No New Deal For Jeff Reed

Today may seen like a normal offseason Friday, but July 15th is the deadline for franchise tag players to have new deals signed or they must play for the one-year tender amount offered by the team. Such is the case with kicker Jeff Reed who was given the franchise tag in February to keep the […]

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Contract Extension Means Tomlin Can Unleash Hell Without Uncertainty

Earlier this week the Steelers extended the contract of head coach Mike Tomlin by three years that locks him up until 2014 contractually. The timing and decision to do so could not have come at a better time. With just 2 weeks until 80 players report to Latrobe for training camp, the Steelers come off […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday July 16th – Colbert Speaks About Right Tackle Spot Edition

While at the Homeboys Football Camp at Ambridge High School, Steelers GM Kevin Colbert said the team is exploring options at right tackle with Willie Colon lost for the year and that includes free agents that might be released elsewhere. Also he thinks the top two draft picks Maurkice Pouncey and Jason Worilds will have […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday July 15th – Tourism, Tomlin, TO & Tires Edition

Part 3 of the Ask The Steelers segment with linebacker Larry Foote is up on Steelers.com. Foote tells that he does not believe in superstitions or any game day rituals and answers some other off the wall questions. Joe Starkey writes that despite several players getting up in years on defense, the Steelers still have […]

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Steelers Plus Terrell Owens Equals Not Happening

You can tell it is the lull before training camp as bloggers, news outlets and online sports media persona\’s scrape for any topical subject to write or speculate about in order to bring visitors to their sites. I guess you can add this very post on to the heap, but only in hopes of squashing […]

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