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Pouncey & Polamalu Voted To Pro Football Writers All-NFL Team

The Pro Football Writers All-NFL Team was announced today and Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and safety Troy Polamalu both made the team. Pouncey and Polamalu also earned Pro Bowl selections for their play in 2011 as well as first-team All-Pro honors. Below is the PFW/PFWA 2011 All-NFL team OFFENSE…


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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: G/C Doug Legursky

Onward we go with our player by player breakdown of the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers free agents. We are still looking at the restricted group and next up is offensive lineman Doug Legursky. Player: Doug Legursky Position: Guard/Center Experience: 3 Years Free Agent Status: Restricted 2011 Salary Cap Hit: $525,000.00 2011…


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Steelers Re-sign T Trevis Turner To Future Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed tackle Trevis Turner to a future contract according to a source. Turner was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent back in July and spent all of the 2011 season on the Steelers practice squad. Turner joins offensive lineman John Malecki,…


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It’s Time For Some Time

By Jeremy Hritz There is going to be much debate moving forward about which current Pittsburgh Steelers free agents will return to the for the 2012 season. The debate will be much less about which soon to be free agents on other NFL teams will join the black and gold…


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Steelers Likely To Be Awarded Two 7th Round Compensatory 2012 Draft Picks

While the 2012 compensatory draft picks will not be announced until the league meetings in March, it is pretty easy to guess that the Steelers at worst will receive two 7th round compensatory draft picks for the loss of unrestricted free agents, tight end Matt Spaeth and defensive tackle Nick…


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Steelers LT Max Starks to Have Knee Surgery Next Week

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Max Starks announced via Twitter today that he will be having surgery next week presumably to repair a torn ACL in his right knee. Starks injured the knee late in the first half against the Denver Broncos in the AFC Wild Card game last week in…


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Steelers Sign Practice Squad Players McCoy, Malecki & Bryant To Future Contracts

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed practice squad players, tight end Jamie McCoy, offensive lineman John Malecki and defensive end Corbin Bryant to three-year futures contracts according to a source. All three players were with the Steelers at training camp this past season and started the 2011 season on the practice…


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NFL Divisional Round Week Picks 2011

Last week in the Wild Card Round I was 3-1 straight up and 2-2 against the spread. Here we go with the Divisional Round Picks for this weekend. Week 1 Picks Week 2 Picks Week 3 Picks Week 4 Picks Week 5 Picks Week 6 Picks Week 7 Picks Week…


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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: CB Keenan Lewis

We continue on with our player by player look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents and do a complete breakdown of their 2011 season and look ahead to their pending 2012 free agency situation. I am focusing on the restricted free agents first and this is the second player…


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Maurkice Pouncey In Cast After Surgery, Will Be Ready For Training Camp

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey had surgery on his injured left ankle on Thursday and is currently in a cast presumably for the next several weeks. You can see the casted left ankle in the picture below as he signs his limited edition 2012 Pro Bowl shirts. Pouncey says he…


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Steelers Sign DT Kade Weston To Futures Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed defensive tackle Kade Weston to a reserve futures contract today according to Adam Caplan on Twitter. Weston was originally drafted by the New England Patriots in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft after playing his college football at Georgia. He was placed on…


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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Beat Writer Scott Brown Episode

Season 2, Episode 68 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd tied up in New York, Nick Richetta helps co-pilot the show today and I get the thoughts from Nick from the AFC Wild Card Game against the Denver Broncos from an offensive perspective to start things…


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Steelers Sign Former Texas A&M Aggies QB Jerrod Johnson To Futures Contract

Former Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Jerrod Johnson announced on Twitter today that he has signed a futures contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Johnson was the first overall pick in the 2011 United Football League draft by the Hartford Colonials after going undrafted in the 2011 draft and ended up signing…


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Ben Roethlisberger Seems Intent On Playing In Pro Bowl Despite Injured Ankle

Scott Brown reported this morning that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will take quarterback coach Randy Fichtner with him to Hawaii for the 2012 Pro Bowl as a guest. This news means that Roethlisberger likely has every intention of playing in the game right now and it will be interesting…


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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: WR Mike Wallace

It is time to have a player by player look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents and do a complete breakdown of their 2011 season and look ahead to their pending 2012 free agency situation. I will start with the restricted free agents and then move on to the…