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Pats-Steelers Game Part Of \’Spygate\’ Investigation

I knew the Patriots were always cheating against us. Makes perfect sense now. LINK

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Rucker gets taste of NFL at Steelers camp

A little hometown article on undrafted WR Micah Rucker. Micah Rucker got his first taste of the NFL last week, spending four days in Pittsburgh for a Steelers minicamp. He caught passes from Ben Roethlisberger. Had dinner with Dan Rooney. Took pointers from Hines Ward. read the rest [phpbay]Micah Rucker, 5, “”, “”[/phpbay]

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Ben Roethlisberger contract numbers

Wanted to give you a look at the Ben Roethlisberger contract. This is just the yearly salary, not signing bonuses at other bonuses. 2008 2500000.00 2009 4750000.00 2010 8050000.00 2011 11600000.00 2012 11600000.00 2013 11600000.00 2014 11600000.00 2015 12100000.00 [phpbay]Roethlisberger, 5, “”, “”[/phpbay]

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Steelers unconcerned with o-line, Marvel Smith healthy

Good article by Lolley this morning in the Observer Reporter about the Steelers comments on the offensive line. Hopefully Marvel Smith is as healthy as he says he is as he will be one of the most important cogs on the line along with the battle for the center position. I would feel much better […]

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Mendenhall injures hamstring

What is it with these first round picks and hamstrings? Are they not stretching properly? Is it the weather? This is getting tiresome. Hopefully this will not keep Rashard sidelined too long. Hopefully some of the other backs got in some good work today. Tomlin does not seem to be too concerned with the injury, […]

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Rookie free agent WR Dorian Bryant Released

Dale Lolley reports that Purdue WR Dorian Bryant was in Pittsburgh on Thursday night, but was a no show for mini camp on Friday. Bryant has been touted as having some character problems in the past and I am glad it did not take long for them to surface. Bryant was a long shot to […]

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Colts Wr Marvin Harrison involved in shooting

Thought I would throw this at you. Anthony Gargano of WIP radio in Philadelphia is on ESPN this afternoon reporting that Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Marvin Harrison is accused of being involved in a recent shooting at a bar Harrison owns in Philadelphia called Playmakers.

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Ward and Polamalu sit out mini camp

Hines Ward nor Troy Polamalu dressed for this morning\’s practice. Ward is still recovering from surgery to repair a partially torn right meniscus, while Polamalu is still recovering from late season knee surgery. http://kdka.com/steelers/Steelers.2008.mini.2.714202.html [phpbay]Hines Ward, 3, “”, “”[/phpbay]

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Steelers mini camp this weekend

2008 Steeler mini camp opens today. Should be some great photos coming out of camp this week. Here are the lastest stories worth reading. Steelers finally get personal look at Mendenhall Roethlisberger ready to get a look at rookies Steelers Hold Mini-Camp Through This Weekend [phpbay]steeler jersey, 4, “”, “”[/phpbay]

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Ben backtracks a little more

You had to figure Big Ben had to say these type things in the PPG. You just can\’t run around claiming to want this or that during draft time or you could in fact alienate or piss off other teammates. I think Ben understands what he said may have been taken wrong, but it was […]

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Pony Backfield On Tap?

This article by Ed in the PPG has got to get you excited. The thought of going back to the Franco and Rocky days with perhaps a receiver group much like Swann and Stallworth has got me exited once again. Now I do not think that Mendenhall will be rushed into things and perhaps Najeh […]

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Steelers undrafted free agents

Some of these have been coming in of the undrafted free agents. I will update this post as it grows. Steelers WR Micah Rucker (Eastern Illinois) Steelers C Doug Legursky (Marshall) Steelers K Julian Rauch (Appalachian State) Steelers WR Dorien Bryant (Purdue) Steelers LB Donovan Woods (Oklahoma State) Steelers CB Travis C. Williams (East Carolina) […]

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Steelers draft S Ryan Mundy with second pick of the 6th round

The Steelers drafted S Ryan Mundy from WVU with 28th pick in the 6th round of the 2008 NFL draft. Mundy was the 194th pick overall and the second of two 6th round picks the Steelers have. Steelers had met with Mundy prior to the draft. Mundy played three seasons at the University of Michigan […]

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Steelers draft LB Mike Humpal in 6th round of draft

The Steelers drafted LB Mike Humpal with 22nd pick in the 6th round of the 2008 NFL draft. Humpal was the 188th pick overall and the first of two 6th round picks the Steelers have. Played 4 years at linebacker at Iowa. Led in tackles, makes good reads, not good upper body strength and needs […]

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Steelers take QB Dennis Dixon in 5th round

Steelers drafted Oregon QB Dennis Dixon with their 5th pick in the 2008 draft. Coming off of an ACL injury, Dixon will have his work cut out to make the roster. Needs to show arm strength, accuracy and that he is recovered from the injury. Will make for another huge project for the Steelers. [phpbay]dennis […]

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Steelers draft DE Bruce Davis in 3rd round from UCLA

The Steelers drafted UCLA defensive end Bruce Davis with the 88th pick of the draft. 4-3 DE with pass rush ability, will stand up and convert into a 3-4 guy. He will be a project, but has the athleticism to make the transition. MORE ON DAVIS

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How Sweed it is… Steelers draft Limus Sweed

What a great second round gift. Ben has been asking for a big wide receiver and he got one in the form of Texas WR Limus Sweed. Here is some info and his conference call. * Limas Sweed Conference Call * * Wide Receivers Coach Randy Fichtner * * Limas Sweed Statistics * [phpbay]limus sweed, […]

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Steelers Pick Illinois RB Mendenhall In NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers have chosen Illinois running back Rashard Mendenhall with the 23rd overall selection in the NFL draft. Mendenhall led the Big Ten in rushing yards and yards per carry, running 294 times for 1,434 yards and 19 touchdowns. LINK I never would of thought Mendenhall would of fell this far. I am very […]

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Steelers Q&A with Ed Bouchette

Q. Do you feel we should trade down from the No. 23 spot to pick up extra draft picks? Link to the story

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Steelers practice schedule

The Steelers will hold a series of offseason practices before the start of training camp. Link to the story

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Steelers unlikely to trade up in NFL draft

Steelers director of football operations Kevin Colbert raised the possibility of trading out of the No. 23 spot to acquire more picks in this weekend\’s NFL Draft. Link to the story

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Steelers Q & A: Scott Brown answers your questions

Tribune-Review Steelers writer Scott Brown answers your questions about the Pittsburgh Steelers. Link to the story

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Steelers\’ seventh-round selections

Here\’s a look at who the Steelers have drafted in Round 7 since the NFL draft was reduced to seven rounds in 1993: … Link to the story

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Later selections can catch big roles

The New York Giants won Super Bowl XLII, in part, because their offense had two productive running backs, one of whom was rookie Ahmad Bradshaw. He was drafted in the seventh round. … Link to the story

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It’s not just the No. 1

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Steelers Have 23rd Selection in 2008 NFL Draft

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