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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday July 7th – Mendenhall Rushing Title Odds Edition

Scott Brown has an article on veteran wide receiver Hines Ward and how he is approaching this season mentally and physically. Ward plans on reporting to Latrobe at around 200 pounds this season. In case you missed it, the Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Preview of the Wide Receivers was posted on Steelers Depot yesterday. Veteran […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Preview – Wide Receivers

Latrobe is coming quick and today we focus on the wide receiver position in our Steelers 2010 training camp preview. Training Camp Preview – Defensive Line |Training Camp Preview – Safeties |Training Camp Preview – Linebackers | Training Camp Preview – Offensive Line | Training Camp Preview – Tight Ends | Training Camp Preview – […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday July 6th – Madden Rankings Edition

Cornerback Ike Taylor, who will become an unrestricted free agent after the 2010 season, will not be a holdout when training camp opens, according John Harris, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “Ike is going to honor his contract,” said Herman Francois, Taylor\’s uncle. “That\’s the way he\’s been taught. He\’s going to come to work.” It […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Preview – Running Backs

The Steelers Depot countdown to Latrobe is now under 30 days and we will now move forward with our training camp previews and focus in today on the running back position. Training Camp Preview – Defensive Line |Training Camp Preview – Safeties |Training Camp Preview – Linebackers | Training Camp Preview – Offensive Line | […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday July 2nd – Dirt, Dawg & Don Edition

The sagging real estate market and economy has taken down another victim this time in the form of Steelers all time great center Dermontti Dawson. Dawson filed for bankruptcy in the Eastern District of Kentucky United States Bankruptcy Court. We wish Dirt the best in his attempt to get reorganized financially. Craig Wolfley explains the […]

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Just How Safe Is Center Justin Hartwig?

My training camp preview of the offensive line is forthcoming in about a week, but I wanted to focus in on veteran center Justin Hartwig for a post. Hartwig has been slowed all Spring and Summer following shoulder surgery and has not done much of anything in shorts during OTA sessions. Head coach Mike Tomlin […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday July 1st – 30 Days Until Camp Starts Edition

Joe Linta, the agent for Steelers offensive tackle Willie Colon, was interviewed by The FAN’s John Seibel on Wednesday to discuss how the surgery on Colon went and his furture going forward as he will remain a restricted free agent going into 2011. The injury has devastated Colon who was looking at a chance at […]

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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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