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Santonio Holmes Fined 10K For Post Touchdown Celebration

Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes has been fined $10,000 for using the ball as a prop, a NFL league source said on Wednesday. Holmes impersonated LeBron James and tossed the football in the air the way the basketball player does chalk dust after scoring the game winning touchdown in Super Bowl 43. Holmes did not […]

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Center Alex Mack Will Not Participate At NFL Combine

University of California center Alex Mack sprained his ankle on Monday, and it will prevent him from participating in drills this week in Indianapolis at the 2009 NFL Combine. “While preparing for the combine on Monday with my trainer, I suffered a sprained ankle,” Mack said. “The injury isn’t serious, but unfortunately, it is going […]

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Polamalu and Ward Used New Vampire Blood Therapy

Two of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ biggest stars, Hines Ward and Troy Polamalu have recently undergone a new procedure, commonly called platelet-rich plasma therapy to help recover from injuries. The innovative injury uses a persons own blood to treat an injured area. read more here on this innovative blood injury treatment

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Former Steeler Donnie Shell Retires From Panthers

Donnie Shell, a member of the famed Pittsburgh Steelers\’ “Steel Curtain” defense in the 1970s and director of the Carolina Panthers\’ player development program for 15 years, announced his retirement from the National Football League on Tuesday following a decorated career as a player and administrator. read more here on retirement of Donnie Shell [phpbay]Steelers […]

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Butler Heir Apparent To LeBeau At Defensive Coordinator

If ever there was writing on the wall, Steelers linebacker coach Keith Butler will take over as defensive coordinator when Dick Lebeau retires. The Steelers granted Butler permission to talk to Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt about the vacant defensive coordinator position with the Cardinals. Butler evidently did not take the job and instead […]

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Steelers sign defensive end Jordan Reffett

The Steelers added depth to their offseason roster by signing first-year defensive end Jordan Reffett to the roster on Monday. Reffett is a graduate of the University of Washington and was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent last April. He was released in training camp and signed to the practice […]

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Jeff Reed Has Run In With Empty Paper Towel Holder

Steelers kicker Jeff Reed has been charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct after throwing a temper tantrum over an empty paper towel machine at at Sheetz convenience store in New Alexandria borough shortly before 3 a.m. Reed found that the paper towel holder in the bathroom was empty and started banging from inside the […]

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Steelers Re-Sign Practice Squad Players, Add WR Williams & FB Powdrell

The Steelers re-signed WR Dallas Baker, CB Roy Lewis, S Ryan Mundy, TE Dezmond Sherrod, RB Justin Vincent and LB Donovan Woods on Thursday. All six players spent part or all of the 2008 season on the Steelers practice squad. The Steelers also signed two additional players to their offseason roster. Those players were, WR […]

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Steelers Working On Contract Extension For James Harrison

The Steelers are currently negotiating a salary raise and contract extension for linebacker James Harrison, according to Harrison\’s agent, Bill Parise, with both sides having discussions as often as twice a day. “It\’s been a very open process, and it\’s going about the way you would expect,” Parise said. “So I think everything is moving […]

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Santonio Holmes Re-Enacts Catch For Regis, Kelly

Steelers Super Bowl MVP wide receiver Santonio Holmes was a guest Wednesday on “Live With Regis and Kelly” and re-enacted the winning touchdown catch that won Super Bowl 43. Holmes also made surprising revelations about his health during the championship game, but officials at Steelers headquarters said Holmes was just joking. Holmes claimed he played […]

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Hines Ward Has Shoulder Surgery, Knee Will Be Fine

Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward had successful shoulder clean up surgery this week. Ward will not need surgery on the sprained right knee that he injured in the AFC Championship game versus Baltimore, said his agent, Darren Martin. Martin also said, that Ward is not expected to be limited in offseason workouts.

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Roethlisberger Played Super Bowl With Fractured Ribs

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger played in Super Bowl 43 with at least two small rib fractures, according to SI writer Peter King. Roethlisberger did undergo X-rays during Super Bowl week, but he injury did not show up until a post-Super Bowl MRI back in Pittsburgh. The NFL said on Monday that the Steelers were not […]

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Santonio Holmes On Cover Of Super Bowl Sports Illustrated

Santonio Holmes graces the cover of the Super Bowl Sports Illustrated issue. things just keep getting better and better after his game winning Super Bowl catch. [phpbay]Santonio Holmes Sports Illustrated, 5, “”, “”[/phpbay]

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Steelers Sign BC Lions RB Logan To Two Year Contract

The Steelers have agreed to a two year future contract with B.C. Lions running back Stefan Logan. The two-year deal with  will be signed on Friday. There is no significant signing bonus in the deal, but that fact does not bother the South Dakota product. “I\’m not worried about that,” Logan told TSN.  “They told […]

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Steelers Sign Practice Squad C Legursky To Two Year Contract

Steelers practice squad center Doug Legursky signed a two-year deal with the Steelers shortly after the team returned from Tampa Bay. The deal is predicated on Legursky making the active roster. The former Marshall Thundering Herd offensive lineman spent the 2008 season on the practice squad, but apparently made a good impression. “It’s just the […]

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2009 NFL Franchise Tag & Transition Tender Amounts

The NFL Players Association has released the 2009 NFL Franchise/Transition tender amounts. NFL teams have from February 5th – 19th, 2009 to designate a player who would otherwise be an Unrestricted Free Agent on February 27 as a Franchise or Transition Player. Players designated a Franchise or Transition Player are guaranteed a one-year contract at […]

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New Deal For LB James Harrison Might Be On Tap

Steelers LB James Harrison was a steal this past year, salary wise. All of that has changed now. Harrison has one year left on his current contract and reportedly both sides have talked about a new contract. Harrison was selected the NFL\’s defensive player and his 100-yard interception return proved huge in the Steelers win […]

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Early 2009 Steelers Salary Cap Numbers

Here is an early look at the Steelers 2009 salary cap situation. These numbers are not exact, but to the best of my research are close. Listed is the 2009 base salary of players under contract and the estimated 2009 cap charge. The 2009 NFL salary cap is set to be 127 million dollars per […]

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Steelers Had One More Play If Harrison Had Been Ruled Down

Lost in the excitement of the interception by linebacker James Harrison for a touchdown as the first half expired in Super Bowl 43 is the fact that the Steelers would have had one more play. If Harrison would have been ruled down at the half foot line, the Steelers would of been allowed one more […]

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Steelers Super Bowl Parade To Be Held Tuesday At Noon

Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato and the Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Monday that a Super Bowl parade to celebrate the Steelers win in Super Bowl 43 will be held tomorrow at noon, according to a press release from the mayor\’s office. The victory parade will take a similar route as the […]

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Steelers Claim Sixth Championship, Beat Cardinals, 27-23, In Super Bowl XLIII

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 in a fantastic finish to Super Bowl 43 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Super Bowl MVP wide receiver Santonio Holmes managed to keep two feet inbounds while catching the game-winning 6-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with 35 seconds remaining in the game, capping a […]

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Steelers vs Cardinals Super Bowl 43 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 Cardinals Inactives QB Brian St. Pierre (3rd QB) CB Eric Green FB Tim Castille LB Victor Hobson T Elliot Vallejo T Brandon Keith DT Alan Branch TE […]

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Former Steelers CB Rod Woodson Elected To Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former Steeler great Rod Woodson became the 20th player from the Steelers to make the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Woodson played cornerback for the Steelers from 1987 through 1996 and then played for four other NFL teams before he retired after the 2003 season. Former Steelers center Dermontti Dawson and coach Russ […]

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Steelers Cardinals Super Bowl Friday Practice Injury Report

On Friday the Steelers held their final organized team practice of the season in Tampa for Super Bowl 43 versus the Arizona Cardinals. The Steelers injury report is a short one. WR Hines Ward (knee) practiced fully for the second straight day and is listed as probable on the injury report. Barring any set back, […]

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Doc Sports Super Bowl Insider Interview

I recently did an interview for Robert Ferringo from DocSportsBlog.com along with two Arizona Cardinal fan site owners to answer questions related to the upcoming Super Bowl matchup. Below is a link to the interview and hopefully he will edit it to include my game prediction. Make sure to comment that you found the link […]

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Good Steeler Articles From Thursday

Here are some great reads that I came across today. These are stories on Steelers players you do not get to see very often. Steelers\’ Chris Kemoeatu grappled with a career choice http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/2009/01/steelers-guard.html Steelers\’ Hoke always ready in reserve http://www.sltrib.com/ci_11573219 Steelers\’ Smith opens up about son\’s illness http://www.timesonline.com/articles/2009/01/27/sports/steelers/doc497fdd6fac487714256717.txt Steelers\’ kicker Jeff Reed sees no trouble […]

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