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Steelers S Troy Polamalu Says Calf Has Bothered Him For Last Four Years

While he might not have shown up in the same shape that he was when he came out of USC many moons ago, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu still looked to be in pretty good shape for the first OTA session of the 2013 season that got underway on Tuesday. However, during his talk with […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Says They Like Where Offense Is Going Headed Into 2013

Last year at about this time, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was referring to the new offense being installed by then-new offensive coordinator Todd Haley as the “Rosetta Stone Offense.” Following the first OTA practice of the 2013 season on Tuesday, Roethlisberger was asked if he feels different about the offense now that he is […]

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Marcus Gilbert Opens Up Steelers First OTA Session Of 2013 At Left Tackle

The Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2013 season got underway on Tuesday and we are finally starting to see some reports come in via Twitter from the media. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that Marcus Gilbert opened up as the starting left tackle with Mike Adams manning the right tackle spot. […]

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Several Things To Look For During The Steelers First OTA Session Of 2013

The first OTA session of the 2013 off-season for the Pittsburgh Steelers will get underway on Tuesday, and while we aren\’t likely to learn a lot from it, there will be a few things I will be looking for specifically in the reports from the media. Tackle Sides – Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was […]

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Source: Steelers S Troy Polamalu Will Again Attend First OTA Session Next Week

Every year, when the first OTA session of the off-season is about to begin, fans always wonder if Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu will be in attendance or if he will choose instead to stay back in California and train on his own. According to a source, Polamalu will again be in Pittsburgh next week […]

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Steelers Only Expected To Have A Few Players Miss First OTA Session Of 2013

The first OTA session of the 2013 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers will get underway on Tuesday and only a few players are not expected to participate. As far as injured players go, tight end Heath Miller (knee) and linebacker Sean Spence (knee) are both expected to be sidelined as they continue to rehab their […]

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Steelers LB Marshall McFadden Says Rookie Camp Was A Great Refresher For Him

As you probably already know by now, I am very high on Marshall McFadden, the Pittsburgh Steelers young inside linebacker out of South Carolina State and it appears that the rookie camp held last weekend did him a world of good as he prepares to do battle in training camp this year for a spot […]

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Steelers Rookie LB Vince Williams Instructed Teammates At Rookie Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 rookie camp has come and gone and while we did get a few small reports about players from the members of the media present, here is a new tidbit to pass along and it concerns sixth-round draft pick Vince Williams. Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest was asked on Tuesday during the […]

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The Lake Effect Is Already Impacting The Steelers Black Cat

I wrote in my post draft breakdown of Pittsburgh Steelers fifth-round draft pick Terry Hawthorne that I thought it looked like he really got up high on his toes during his back pedal after watching tape of him and apparently he gets up too high for the liking of defensive back coach Carnell Lake. Hawthorne, […]

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Steelers 2013 Rookie Camp Comes And Goes Without Any Serious Injuries

41 players came to the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers rookie camp and most reports suggest 41 players left without suffering a serious injury. That in itself made the first real Steelers practices of the offseason a success. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin best summed up the rookie camp on Saturday after practice. “This is an instructional […]

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Steelers Rookie RB Le\’Veon Bell \”Definitely\” Thinks He Has A Chance To Be The Opening Day Starter

Pittsburgh Steelers second-round draft pick Le\’Veon Bell talked to the media on Friday after his first day of rookie camp and answered questions about how his day went, the offense the Steelers plan to run with him in the backfield and the likelihood of him being the Week 1 starter. As far as how his […]

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Steelers 2013 Offseason Program Schedule Announced

Bob Labriola reported on Twitter Thursday that the dates of the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason program have now been determined. Labriola wrote that the offseason program will officially begin on April 15 and that the OTA dates are set to be May 21-23, May 28-30 and June 3-6. Minicamp will be held on June 11-13. THE […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Minicamp – Day Two News, Notes & Recap From Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up day two of their 2012 mini-camp and below is the daily aggregation of reports from the likes of Mark Kaboly, Scott Brown, Gerry Dulac, Mike Prisuta and Will Graves. The morning started off with the Steelers officially announcing that they have signed long snapper Matt Katula and inside […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Says He\’s Not Going To Change His Game

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger met the media on Wednesday following the morning mini-camp practice and answered questions about his age, style of play, the offense and of course Mike Wallace. The Steelers quarterback was asked if anyone has every told him in the past to just go down and take a hit or run […]

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Casey Hampton Contributing As A Coach While Rehabbing His Knee

Pittsburgh Steelers veteran nose tackle Casey Hampton might not be ready to practice yet, as he continues to recover from off-season knee surgery, but it is not keeping him from contributing in mini-camp as coach and mentor to fourth round draft pick Alameda Ta\’amu. The video recap of the first day of mini-camp, that is […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Minicamp – Day One News, Notes & Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers had their first day of the 2012 mandatory mini-camp on Tuesday and below is the initial recap of media reports on Twitter made by Mark Kaboly, Scott Brown, Will Graves, Gerry Dulac, Mike Prisuta and DVE Radio. As expected, restricted free agent wide reciver Mike Wallace was not in attendence on Tuesday […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Mini-Camp Day One, Offensive Line & Wide Receivers Episode

Season 2, Episode 116 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I start off by discussing the start of the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers mandatory mini-camp that got underway in Pittsburgh today. We go over who practiced and who didn\’t according to the early media reports and where rookies David DeCastro and Mike […]

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Steelers Sign Long Snapper Matt Katula

Scott Smith from XAM Sports reports this morning on Twitter that the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed long snapper Matt Katula to a one-year contract. Smith represents Katula. There is no word who was released to make room on the 90 man roster for Katula as of yet. Katula had reportedly worked out for the Steelers in May. […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Minicamp Talking Points

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 mandatory mini-camp gets underway today and below are a few talking points and things to look for over the next few days. Offense Installation Continues – Things seem to be going right according to schedule with the installation of the offense of Todd Haley thus far. Ben Roethlisberger noted last week […]

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Keith Butler & Kevin Colbert Both Talked About Linebackers On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their final OTA practice of the 2012 off-season at Heinz Field and afterwards linebackers coach Keith Butler addressed the media to talk about his group. Butler was first asked about how Jason Worilds is doing, being as he has sat out all three OTA sessions thus far. “He\’s healing,” said […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Already Wearing The No. 78 Jersey Of Max Starks

Is it homage or is it want? It is likely both as Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was spotted wearing the No. 78 jersey by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette today during the teams\’ final OTA session of the 2012 off-season Thursday at Heinz Field. Of course that number belonged to his good […]

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Report: Worilds Recovering From Wrist Surgery, Harrison Dealing With Inflamed Knee

The Pittsburgh Steelers are wrapping up their third and final OTA session of the 2012 season on Thursday at Heinz Field and we finally have some clarity now as to why linebackers Jason Worilds and James Harrison have been sidelined. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports on Twitter that Worilds, who has not taken […]

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Haley Doesn\’t Sense Roethlisberger Is Struggling With Learning Curve Of Offense

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has made references to the word, “change”, quit a bit since Todd Haley took over as the new offensive coordinator. Early on in several of the media interviews that the Steelers quarterback has given, he has referred to needing Rosetta Stone to grasp those changes. On Wednesday it was Haley […]

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Steelers OL Coach Sean Kugler Not Opposed To Starting DeCastro & Adams If Both Can Win Jobs

The Pittsburgh Steelers are wrapping up their third and final OTA session this week prior to the mandatory mini-camp that takes place next and offensive line coach Sean Kugler evidently talked to the media today after practice. According to Scott Brown of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Kugler said today that he\’d like to have a starting […]

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David DeCastro, Mike Adams & Alameda Ta\’amu Will All Be At Mini-camp Next Week

We finally have some clarification on the mini-camp status of rookies David DeCastro, Mike Adams and Alameda Ta\’amu, all of whom have been forced to miss the first three OTA sessions of the 2012 season because of college graduation requirements. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports via Twitter on Tuesday that all three of […]

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Mike Adams Will Miss Steelers Final OTA Session As Originally Expected

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette speculated on Wednesday of last week that rookie tackle Mike Adams might be able to attend the Pittsburgh Steelers third and final OTA session that gets underway this week after being told last Tuesday that players can attend once their course work ends, not necessarily when the semester […]

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