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Mike Tomlin’s 2008 SVC Commencement Speech Named One Of The 300 Best Ever

When Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talks, people listen. Not only does he know how to communicate with his players, he’s also good at talking to college graduates. Make that very good. In a recent study done by NPR (National Public Radio) of commencement speeches going back to 1774, Tomlin’s May 2008 address to […]

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Former Steelers LB Larry Foote Is In ‘Heaven’ With Cardinals

Blitzzona certainly doesn’t have the same ring to it as Blitzburgh does, but in the case of former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote, that’s exactly what he sees his new team, the Arizona Cardinals, as being. “I was watching these guys (Cardinals defense) last year and seeing they led the league in blitzing, and as […]

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Operator Of Eight Nevada Sports Books Has Steelers Favored In 10 Games

Just last week, the Las Vegas Hilton released their 2014 win total numbers for all 32 teams with the Pittsburgh Steelers being set at 8.5. On Thursday, Nevada oddsmaking firm, CG Technology, which operates eight Nevada sports books, released their 2014 regular season pro football lines for the first 16 weeks of the 2014 season and they […]

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Dan Rooney Sr. Given Lifetime Achievement Award

In addition to the six Lombardi Trophies that he gets to look at every day, Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney Sr. probably has quite a collection of other awards that he has been given over the decades. Wednesday evening, Dan Rooney added another prestigious one to that collection as he was given the Sports Business […]

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Ryan Clark Calls Out Roger Goodell For More Of His Hypocrisy

He’s no longer a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, but safety Ryan Clark remains a member of the Roger Goodell Watchdog Group. On the Tuesday morning edition of “First Take”, Clark, who signed with the Washington Redskins during the offseason, was critical of the way that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has handled Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, […]

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Second Episode Of Steelers 2014 Draft Countdown Now Posted

The second installment featuring a behind the scenes look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft is now up on steelers.com and in this episode, the focus is on the scouting process, college Pro Days, pre draft player visits and free agency. During this episode, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert explains the usefulness of BLESTO, the scouting […]

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Steelers O-Line Currently Laughing In Georgia With Roethlisberger

The Pittsburgh Steelers first set of OTA practices will get underway the day after Memorial Day, so before the team gets back to work, it appears as though quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has taken his offensive line to Georgia for one last shot at some rest and relaxation. Left guard Ramon Foster has been kind enough […]

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Former Steelers DL Kimo von Oelhoffen To Coach Western Oregon University Defensive Line

Kimo von Oelhoffen played six season on the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line from 2000-2005 and now he is passing on his knowledge to college athletes as a coach. On Tuesday, Western Oregon University announced the hiring of von Oelhoffen as their new defensive line coach. “I was fortunate to have some great mentors,” von Oelhoffen […]

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Ryan Clark On Career With Steelers: ‘I’m Just So Grateful To God That He Let Me Be There’

In an emotional interview with Bob Pompeani of KDKA-TV, safety Ryan Clark expressed just how much he will miss his former teammates and how glad he is that he was able to play for the Pittsburgh Steelers. “I’m just so grateful to God that he let me be there,” said Clark, who signed a one-year […]

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Report: Ravens RB Ray Rice To Avoid Prosecution Thanks To Pretrial Intervention Program

Thanks to a pretrial intervention program, it looks like Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will avoid being prosecuted for an alleged assault of his now-wife. According to Lynda Cohen of The Press of Atlantic City, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office approved Rice’s acceptance into pretrial intervention on Monday. Upon successful completion of the program, […]

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Minnesota Will Host Super Bowl LII

Minnesota is finally going to host a Super Bowl. On Tuesday, NFL owners voted to award Super Bowl LII to Minnesota, instead of New Orleans and Indianapolis. The 2018 game will played in the new Vikings’ stadium in Downtown Minneapolis, which is currently under construction. This season, the Super Bowl will be played in Glendale, […]

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Report: NFL Owners Table Playoff Expansion Talks Until Fall

It’s only a matter of time before the league adds two more teams to the playoffs, but it’s looking like that time will be in 2015, not 2014. According to Jim Corbett of USA Today Sports, NFL owners have decided to table any further discussion of playoff expansion until their fall meetings. Gary Myers of the New York […]

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Ike Taylor Says James Harrison And Santonio Holmes Both Want To Be Steelers In 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is good about staying in contact with his former teammates. On Tuesday’s episode of “The Ike Taylor Show“, the longtime veteran said he’s talked to former Steelers James Harrison and Santonio Holmes, and both indicated to him that they want to come back to Pittsburgh in 2014. “Both of them […]

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Steelers 2014 Win Total Opens At 8.5

The Las Vegas Hilton sports book released their 2014 NFL season win totals Sunday afternoon and the Pittsburgh Steelers opened at 8.5. Last year, the Steelers opened at 9 and their 8-8 record of course meant that an under bet won. I’d hate to even think about what it would mean if the Steelers were to […]

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Steelers Decide Not To Sign Any Of The 20 Players Brought In For Tryouts

By the looks of things, there will not be a 2014 version of Terence Garvin for the Pittsburgh Steelers. While the Steelers did invite 20 unsigned undrafted players to their rookie minicamp for tryouts that took place over weekend, none impressed enough to warrant being signed, according to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest. Last year, […]

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Coach Peezy Now Rides With A Diploma

New Pittsburgh Steelers defensive assistant and former linebacker Joey Porter was excused from a few of the rookie minicamp practices over the weekend in order to attend his graduation from Colorado State. Saturday night, Porter attended his graduation ceremony after earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal arts from the school that he played […]

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Steelers Dri Archer Changes To Jersey Number 13

Hopefully you didn’t run right out and buy a No. 34 Dri Archer jersey, because the Kent State product has already changed numbers. On Monday, Archer, the Steelers third-round draft pick, posted a picture of his new number on Instagram and the official website also has updated the numeral change from 34 to 13. So […]

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With Playoff Expansion Looming, Ryan Clark Is Concerned About Player Benefits

Former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark may have changed uniforms during the offseason, but his outspokenness when it comes to the league and NFLPA matters hasn’t changed at all. The NFL owners meetings are currently underway in Atlanta, GA and one of the main topics of discussion on the agenda this week is playoff expansion, […]

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Steelers Rookie LB Jordan Zumwalt Already Comfortable With Defensive Scheme

The Pittsburgh Steelers first of two sixth-round draft picks, linebacker Jordan Zumwalt, will have to miss valuable practice time during the offseason due to NFL graduation rules, but because he played in a 3-4 defense at UCLA, he doesn’t feel like he will be behind when he is able to able to practice again later […]

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Roethlisberger Working Diligently To Build Rapport With New Receivers

During the offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers had quite a shakeup at the wide receiver position as Emmanuel Sanders and Jerricho Cotchery left via free agency, and veterans Lance Moore and Darrius Heyward-Bey were signed to replace them. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has stayed on top of those changes and is working to build a rapport with […]

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Steelers Sign Draft Picks Blanchflower, McCullers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed two of their nine draft picks as tight end Rob Blanchflower and nose tackle Daniel McCullers have both come to terms on four-year deals. For Blanchflower, the Steelers seventh-round pick out of Massachusetts, his four-year contract should total out at around $2.279 million. For McCullers, the Steelers second of two […]

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Free Agent C/G Fernando Velasco Says His Leg Is ‘Feeling Real Good’

Free agent center Fernando Velasco is back healthy again. When Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey was lost eight plays into the 2013 season opener to a knee injury, Velasco was luckily still unemployed at the time and the team signed him right away. Velasco helped stabilize the Steelers line until he, too, suffered a season-ending […]

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Report: Bears Expected To Release Former Steelers P Drew Butler

The Chicago Bears were the only team to select a punter during the 2014 NFL Draft and as a result, it looks like punter Drew Butler will be released soon. Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune reports Sunday afternoon that the Bears plan on cutting Butler now that the rookie camp has wrapped up. The […]

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Steelers Rookie CB Shaquille Richardson Told To Stay Low, Work On His Eyes

With his first set of practices now behind him, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cornerback Shaquille Richardson has finally gotten the chance to be coached on a field by CarnellLake, who initially recruited him to go to UCLA. As a result, the Arizona product already knows several things that he needs to work on in order to […]

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Mike Tomlin Not Seeing Things That Tend To Erode Away Rookie Minicamp Practices

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 rookie minicamp is currently in full swing and it sounds like head coach Mike Tomlin is happy with what he’s observed so far from the 50 plus players in attendance over the course of the last day and a half. “Kind of at the midway point of our minicamp weekend and […]

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Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Held Out Injured Saturday Morning

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant was apparently injured Friday during the afternoon rookie mini camp practice and as a result was held out of the Saturday morning practice. “He fell yesterday catching a ball on the sideline,” said Tomlin. “We’ll take it practice by practice. Maybe he’ll be back out this afternoon. We’ll […]

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