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Steelers WR Santonio Holmes Admits To Selling Drugs As A Kid

Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes told the Miami Herald that he use to sell drugs when he was a kid. Holmes said in the admission, “I\’ve only told three or four people about it,” Holmes said Wednesday. “I feel it\’s time to share things. I\’m on the biggest stage, everybody\’s going to be watching. I\’m […]

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Steelers Cardinals Super Bowl Wednesday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers started their final week of practice preparations on Wednesday for Super Bowl 43 versus the Arizona Cardinals. The team is very healthy at this point with WR Hines Ward (knee) being the only player to sit out practice. Ward is expected to test his knee on Thursday and has said that he will […]

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Super Bowl 43 Officiating Referee Crew Announced

Referee Terry McAulay has been named to head the seven-man officiating crew that will work Super Bowl XLIII between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals. The other six members of the officiating crew for Sunday\’s game, are Roy Ellison (umpire), Derick Bowers (head linesman), Mark Perlman (line judge), Greg Gautreaux (field judge), Michael Banks (side […]

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Steelers Win Madden NFL 09 Simulation of Super Bowl XLIII – Video

Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page] http://www.easportsworld.com January 23, 2009 – Black and gold will reign supreme in Tampa Bay, according to the official EA SPORTS simulation of Super Bowl XLIII by Madden NFL 09.  According to the […]

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Steelers Defensive Coordinator Dick LeBeau Not Expected To Retire

Despite all the rumors that have circulated last week about Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau possibly retiring after the Super Bowl, it seems they are just that, rumors. Defensive end Brett Keisel told beat writer Dale Lolley ,of the Washington Observer Reporter, that the team has adreessed the rumor and that is untrue. So rest […]

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Sneak Preview Of Steelers Troy Polamalu Coke Zero Super Bowl Commercial

Below is the video of the new Coke Zero ad commercial  debuting during this coming Sunday’s Super Bowl game. The ad is entitled “Mean Troy” and features Steelers safety Troy Polamalu reprising the part made famous by Steelers legend hall of famer “Mean” Joe Greene in a Coca-Cola commercial nearly 30 years ago. The new […]

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Steelers WR Hines Ward Will Not Practice On Wednesday

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Monday at his first Super Bowl press conference from the InterContinental Tampa Hotel that wide receiver Hines Ward will not practice on Wednesday per his normal weekly routine. Tomlin said it will be day-to-day with Ward as he recovers from his sprained knee injury suffered in the AFC Championship […]

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Super Bowl 43 Steelers Cardinals Practice Sites & Hotels

TEAMS — The NFC Champion Arizona Cardinals are the home team. They will occupy the west sideline (press box side) and wear their choice of jersey. The AFC Champion Pittsburgh Steelers are the visiting team. They will occupy the east sideline. TEAM HEADQUARTERS — The AFC Champion Pittsburgh Steelers are at the InterContinental Tampa, 4860 […]

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Video – Steelers Arrive At InterContinental Hotel In Tampa

Below is video of the Steelers arriving via bus to the team hotel. The Steelers are staying at the InterContinental Tampa Hotel. http://www.wpxi.com/video/18566053/index.html

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Steelers Injured TE Dekker Arrested In Virginia

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Jonathan Dekker was arrested early Saturday morning in Alexandria, Va. Police say Dekker was charged with obstruction of justice after police responded to a complaint at 3:30 Saturday morning. The police have not released information about the nature of the complaint, but did say that when they arrived to the scene, […]

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Cardinals Super Bowl Friday Practice Injury Report

The Arizona Cardinals wrapped up their first week of practice in preparation for the Super Bowl on Friday. RB J.J. Arrington (Knee) did not practice for the third straight day and is listed as questionable. DE Travis LaBoy (Biceps), DE Antonio Smith (Knee) and P Ben Graham (Groin) were all limited again in practice participation […]

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Steelers Super Bowl Friday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers wrapped up their first week of practice for Super Bowl 43 on Friday. WR Hines Ward (Knee) did not practice for the third straight day and is officially listed as questionable, but says he will play. C Justin Hartwig (Knee) also sat out again on Friday and is listed as probable. LB Patrick […]

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Cardinals Super Bowl Thursday Practice Injury Report

The Arizona Cardinals got in their second day of practice work on Thursday in preparation for the February 1st Super Bowl showdown versus the Steelers. RB J.J. Arrington (Knee) sat out for the second straight day on Thursday. DE Travis LaBoy (Biceps) was limited in participation on Thursday after sitting out on Wednesday. P Ben […]

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Steelers Super Bowl Thursday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers held their second practice this week on Thursday in preparation for Super Bowl 43, one week from this coming Sunday. LB Patrick Bailey (hamstring), C Justin Hartwig (knee), T Max Starks (knee), LB Lawrence Timmons (illness) and WR Hines Ward (knee) all sat out practice again on Thursday. RB Mewelde Moore (ankle) and […]

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Cardinals Super Bowl Wednesday Practice Injury Report

The Cardinals began practice preparations on Wednesday for the February 1st Super Bowl date against the Steelers. RB J.J. Arrington (knee) and DE Travis LaBoy (biceps) both sat out practice on Wednesday. P Ben Graham (groin) and DE Antonio Smith (knee) were limited in practice participation and WR Anquan Boldin (hamstring) practiced fully today.

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Steelers Super Bowl Wednesday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers began practice preparations on Wednesday for Super Bowl 43 versus the Arizona Cardinals. The following players did not practice on wednesday. LB Patrick Bailey (Hamstring), C Justin Hartwig (Knee), RB Mewelde Moore (Ankle), RB Willie Parker (Not Injury Related), QB Ben Roethlisberger (Back), DE Aaron Smith (Not Injury Related), T Max Starks (Knee), […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin 1/20 Tuesday Press Conference, WR Ward rehabbing Sprained Knee

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media today at his regular Tuesday news conference in preparations for Super Bowl 43. Tomlin said that injury wise wide receiver Hines Ward suffered a sprained right knee versus the Baltimore Ravens and that the team will do everything they can to make sure Ward receives the necessary […]

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46 Players Granted Special Eligibility For 2009 NFL Draft

The National Football League announced today the names of 46 players who have been granted special eligibility for the 2009 NFL Draft on April 25-26. Each of the 46 players has met the league’s three-year eligibility rule and each has submitted a written application in which he renounced his remaining college football eligibility. The deadline […]

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Did Limas Sweed Grow Up On Sunday?

When Hines Ward went down Sunday with a knee injury in the first quarter of the AFC Championship game against the Baltimore Ravens, rookie wide receiver Limas Sweed was thrust into action. Sweed had mainly been used by the Steelers this season in four wide receiver sets and special teams for the most part because […]

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Steelers AFC Championship Post Game Injury Report, Hines Ward To Have MRI On Knee

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in his post game press conference following the AFC Championship Game win versus the Baltimore Ravens that starting wide receiver Hines Ward will need an MRI on his knee, Monday morning. Ward was injured on a reception in the first quarter of the game. Tomlin also reported that Safety […]

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Steelers versus Cardinals Super Bowl 43 Line Opens At -6.5, Steelers Favored

The first NFL odds line is out for the Pittsburgh Steelers versus the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl 43 at Tampa and the Steelers are favored by 6.5 points in the spread early on. The over under for points in the game is 47.5.

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Steelers Drop Ravens 23-14, Head To Super Bowl 43

In another war with division rival Baltimore Ravens, the Steelers ended up winning the AFC Championship Game 23-14 to advance to Super Bowl 43 to play the Arizona Cardinals. The game as expected was a hard hitting game, but the Steelers defense once again saved the day. Safety Troy Polamalu intercepted a Joe Flacco pass […]

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Steelers WR Hines Ward Injures Knee Versus Ravens

Steelers wide receiver, Hines Ward, injured his knee in the first quarter against the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship Game and is questionable to return. Ward tried to return after the injury, but was severly limited.

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Steelers vs Ravens Week 20 AFC Championship Game Inactives

Steelers Inactives QB Dennis Dixon (3rd QB) CB Fernando Bryant T Tony Hills LB Bruce Davis T Jason Capizzi S Anthony Smith DE Orpheus Roye DT Scott Paxson Ravens Inactives QB Todd Bouman (3rd QB) WR Terrance Copper RB Jalen Parmele LB Antwan Barnes LB Robert McCune T Oniel Cousins T David Hale CB Samari […]

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Ravens AFC Championship Friday Press Conference Transcripts

Baltimore Ravens Conference Championship Transcripts 01/16/2009 Head Coach John Harbaugh Opening statement: “Thanks for coming. We had a good week of practice.  We had a good day today.  The guys are working hard, and we’re looking forward to playing on Sunday.” On what he said after practice today that was different than Wednesday or Thursday […]

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Steelers AFC Championship Friday Press Conference Transcripts

Pittsburgh Steelers Conference Championship Transcripts 01/16/2009 Head coach Mike Tomlin Coach Mike Tomlin: Good afternoon. I would say that it is a normal Friday, but obviously it is not. From a preparation standpoint it is; we put the finishing touches on our game plan and we worked on some specific situational football today; short-yardage, goal-line […]

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