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Steelers T Joe Long Might Be The Reserve Tackle The Team Longs For In 2013

It\’s no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers have question marks surrounding their depth at the tackle position heading into training camp, but one player who\’s trying to prove he\’s capable of filling a backup tackle role during the OTA sessions is Joe Long. Long was originally signed by St. Louis Rams in 2012 as an […]

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10 Things We Learned From The Steelers Third OTA Session Of 2013

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up their third OTA session of the 2013 season, here are ten things that we learned this past week. Ben-ded Knee – Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had arthroscopic surgery on Wednesday to clean up some meniscus damage in his right knee that has been causing him some discomfort, and […]

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Steelers Wrap Up OTA Practices At Heinz Field With A Good Simulation Day In The Rain

While many might perceive it as a negative that the Pittsburgh Steelers were forced to practice in the rain Thursday at Heinz Field, head coach Mike Tomlin saw it as a positive. “Great work for us, to come into this stadium, particularly in less-than-ideal weather conditions,” said Tomlin, following the Steelers final OTA practice of […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Ben Roethlisberger Surgery, Backup Tackles, Roster Moves & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 109 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the Wednesday surgery that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had on his right knee that will keep him sidelined until the start of training camp and how the other quarterbacks on the roster will benefit from the […]

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Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Might Need To Show Position Flexibility in Order To Make Roster

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected two linebackers in the 2013 NFL Draft, you didn\’t need to be a rocket surgeon or a brain scientist to figure out that linebacker spots on the 53 man roster were filling up quickly. One of those players right in the middle of the fight for a remaining spot is […]

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Source: Steelers TE David Paulson Sidelined With Foot Or Ankle Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers will wrap up their third and final OTA session on Thursday with a practice at Heinz Field, and overall they\’ve been pretty lucky when it comes to injuries. However, a source told me Wednesday evening that second-year tight end David Paulson missed some time this week with an injured ankle or foot […]

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Steelers LB Larry Foote Says It Will Be Tough For Rookie LB Jarvis Jones To Start Immediately

Although Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones played in a 3-4 defense while at Georgia, veteran inside linebacker Larry Foote said on Wednesday after practice that it will be tough for him to overtake fourth-year linebacker Jason Worilds as the starter outside right away. “It\’s going to be difficult (for Jones to start immediately), especially […]

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Report: Safeties Troy Polamalu & Ryan Clark Absent For Steelers Third OTA Session

The Pittsburgh Steelers returned to the practice field Tuesday following taking Monday off in order to go to Dave & Busters for a team building exercise and absent from practice were safeties Troy Polamalu and Ryan Clark, according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Twitter. Polamalu was absent last week as he is […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Says Running Back Position Will Sort Itself Out In Camp

Over the course of the Pittsburgh Steelers first two OTA sessions of the 2013 season it has been reported that running back Jonathan Dwyer has received his fair share of first-team reps, but on Monday, head coach Mike Tomlin cautioned that we shouldn\’t read too much into what happens when the team plays football in […]

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Steelers DE Brett Keisel Feels Like Seventh Heaven Is Within Reach

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel is entering what could be his final season in the league in 2013, but he feels like this could be the year that the team adds a seventh Lombardi Trophy to their collection. “I do; I still feel like there\’s something out there,” said Keisel in an interview this […]

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Steelers RB LaRod Stephens-Howling Hopes To Bring A Change Of Pace To Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers, per the norm, didn\’t sign many free agents during the offseason, but the addition of running back LaRod Stephens-Howling figures to be one that will pay a few dividends in 2013. The University of Pittsburgh product might only be 5 foot, 7 inches and some change, but inside of that diminutive body […]

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Steelers 2013 OTA Sessions: Week Two Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped of their second OTA session of the 2013 season on Thursday and below is a recap of what we know took place during the week. The Steelers have tightened their grip on the media even more this year and that is why you are not seeing much come out of the […]

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A Doug Legursky Sighting On Thursday

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown posted a very interesting picture Thursday on Twitter that included himself along with offensive linemen Doug Legursky, Maurkice Pouncey, Kelvin Beachum and John Malecki. Legursky of course is not currently under contract. I\’m not sure where the picture was taken, but it certainly looks as if it could have […]

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Steelers All Smiles Thursday After Seeing TE Heath Miller Run 100-Yard Sprints

During the final day of the Pittsburgh Steelers second OTA session of the 2013 season, the team was treated to a sight that put smiles on all of their faces, as rehabbing tight end Heath Miller was spotted doing 100-yard sprints on the field next them. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger explained what they observed after […]

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Steelers OL Kelvin Beachum Has Yet To Master The Snap Of The Center Position

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their second OTA session of the 2013 season Thursday and over the course of the first two weeks, second-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum has been getting a chance to play center behind starter Maurkice Pouncey. According to Beachum, however, he hasn\’t gotten the snap of it just yet, literally. “Some […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Says OTA Practices Not Being Catered To His New Minority Club

There\’s a new club in Pittsburgh called the 08\’ers and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talked Thursday on 93.7 The Fan about how it was formed and how head coach Mike Tomlin is not catering to them during the offseason practices. “Day one, coach Tomlin asked for anybody that was with the Steelers in 2008 […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Week Two Steelers OTA, Tackles, Sean Spence, Markus Wheaton & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 107 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and talk about a few of the news tidbits that have come out of the Pittsburgh Steelers second week of OTA practices. This discussion includes us talking more about the left tackle position as well as the nose tackle position once […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton Won\’t Be Allowed To Attend Mini Camp In June

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said a few weeks ago that he hoped rookie wide receiver Marcus Wheaton would be able to make the mandatory mini camp next month after being forced to sit out all of the OTA sessions due to Oregon State being on the quarters system, but it doesn\’t look like […]

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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Hopes To Improve In 2013 By Trusting His Ability More

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is entering his 11th season in the league, and apparently he\’s still learning a thing or two from defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau during OTA practices. “I was just sitting there talking to Coach LeBeau at one of the OTAs, and we was like, \’Ike you got it; you just don\’t […]

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Steelers Rookie DE Nick Williams Trying To Forget Everything He\’s Learned

Coming from a small school such as Samford, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie defensive end Nick Williams was probably taken back a bit at first by the quality of players that he is currently going up against in the first few OTA sessions. However, so far, he doesn\’t seem to be overwhelmed by it at all. David […]

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Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery Says Rookies Can\’t Get Missed OTA Practice Reps Back

Wide receiver Markus Wheaton is the only Pittsburgh Steelers rookie that isn\’t allowed to participate in the 2013 OTA sessions because of an NFL rule that prohibits rookies from doing so before their college final exams are completed. On Wednesday, veteran wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery weighed in on what the Oregon State product is missing […]

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Steelers T Mike Adams Resigned To The Fact He Will Be On Right Side In 2013

With five OTA practices now in the books for the Pittsburgh Steelers, I think it is safe to say that there never was a competition for the left tackle spot. Following the Wednesday practice, Mike Adams talked to the media and pretty much summed up who will be playing where this year with two short […]

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Deadlines That Steelers LB Sean Spence Must Meet If He Is To Play In 2013

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Sean Spence has addressed the media about the rehab progress of his surgically repaired left knee, I wanted to give everyone a best-case scenario for him as it relates to a return to the field in 2013. Basically, these are deadlines for him to meet if he is to […]

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Steelers DE Brett Keisel Feels Obligated To Help Young Defensive Players

When the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to cut ties with linebacker James Harrison early in the offseason, and with nose tackle Casey Hampton currently not under contract, defensive end Brett Keisel has silently become the oldest defensive player on the roster at 34 years of age. As Keisel heads into his 12th season with the Steelers, […]

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Report: Steelers LB Sean Spence Expects To Play In 2013

While many of us are already resigned to fact that Pittsburgh Steelers second-year linebacker Sean Spence will not play in 2013 because of the serious knee injury that he suffered last year during the preseason, the Miami product let be known on Wednesday that we shouldn\’t be ruling him out just yet. According to Will […]

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Report: Steelers S Ryan Clark Back At Practice Wednesday After Being Absent Tuesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers second week of 2013 OTA practices started on Tuesday without three veteran players in attendance, but according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Twitter, only safety Troy Polamalu and cornerback Ike Taylor remain absent on day two as safety Ryan Clark is now present. The Tuesday absence of the three […]

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