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3rd Downs Key For Steelers Versus Broncos

The biggest statement that Mike Tomlin made during his Tuesday press conference about the Denver Broncos was their ability to get off of the field on 3rd downs. Tomlin said, “Their third down defense is really awesome and really that’s a part of playing good defense as they spend quite…


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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday November 4th

Rene Nadeau gives a brief recap of the life and times of former Steelers wide receiver Louis Lipps for NewOrleans.com. Anthony Madison was released by the Browns and would look great back in black and gold to help on special teams. The only problem is you would have to cut…


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Audio from Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Tuesday November 3rd Press Conference

Audio from Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin press conference on Tuesday November 3rd. Tomlin addresses the upcoming week 9 Denver Broncos game on Monday night. As far as injuries go, tackle Ramon Foster (back ), defensive end Travis Kirschke (calf) and linebacker Lawrence Timmons (ankle) could all be limited early…


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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday November 3rd

The bye week is over and it is back to work. Head coach Mike Tomlin will hold his regular Tuesday press conference today at noon eastern. You can view it online here on Steelers.com Mike Tomlin said that determination will be made later in the week on free safety Ryan…


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Week 8 NFL Picks 2009

Below are my picks for the week 8 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 9-4 in week 7 & 68-35 overall. Baltimore Ravens 20 Denver Broncos 16 Chicago Bears 24 Cleveland Browns 10 Buffalo Bills 23 Houston Texans 20 Green Bay Packers 27 Minnesota Vikings…


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Ryan Clark Should Be Safe & Sit Out Denver Game

Following the bye week, the Steelers will travel to Denver to play the Broncos on Monday night football. Free safety Ryan Clark has a bad history health wise in the Mile High City. In 2005, while he was with the Redskins, Clark was diagnosed then with a bruised spleen, but…


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Three Things The Steelers Must Fix Coming Out Of The Bye

Going into the bye week, 5-2 is indeed a respectable record and after week 3, any Steelers fan would be ecstatic with that right now. The 5-2 record could just as easily be 2-5 or worse if not for a few big plays. The Steelers really have not been dominated,…


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2009 Week 7 Game Recap: Steelers 27 Vikings 17

What was billed as a showdown between 2 of the leagues best quarterbacks, ended up being a battle of defenses. The Steelers defense returned two turnovers by Vikings quarterback Brett Favre for touchdowns in route to 27-17 victory Sunday at Heinz Field. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a very pedestrian…


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Audio from Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Minnesota Vikings Post Game Press Conference

Audio from Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin post game press conference following the 2009, week 7 win against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday October 25th, 2009. Transcript to follow. [audio:http://www.steelersdepot.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/mike_tomlin_10_25_2009_press_conference.mp3] Mike Tomlin: Good afternoon. We’re pretty fortunate to win that football game to say the least. When you look at…


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Steelers Vikings Inactives List Week 7

Below are the pre-game inactive players list of both the Steelers and the Vikings. The inactive list are released 90 minutes before game time. Steelers Inactives QB Dennis Dixon (3rd QB) T Tony Hills WR Limas Sweed G Kraig Urbik CB Keenan Lewis DE Ra\’Shon Harris LB Andre Frazier FB…


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Week 7 NFL Picks 2009

Below are my picks for the week 7 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 8-6 in week 6 & 59-31 overall. Pittsburgh Steelers 33 Minnesota Vikings 13 San Diego Charges 31 Kansas City Chiefs 20 Indianapolis Colts 41 St. Louis Rams 10 Chicago Bears 24…


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Steelers Versus Vikings Week 7 Preview & Prediction

The next 3 games will let the 2009 Pittsburgh Steelers know exactly where they are in terms of playing the better teams in the NFL. It all starts Sunday when the undefeated Minnesota Vikings come to Pittsburgh to take on the Steelers. The Vikings are of course led by the…


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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Inactive Players Versus Vikings

This weeks tea leaves are pretty readable as far as game day inactives versus the Vikings go. The first 4 on the list are for sure: Dennis Dixon, Ra\’Shon Harris, Kraig Urbik and Tony Hills. Baring injury, they will be listed every week for a while. There is no reason…


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7 Things To Look For Sunday Versus Minnesota

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Sunday as the Steelers take on the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Max Starks vs Jared Allen – If this was on a fight card, it would likely be the main event. Vikings defensive end Jared Allen has not only a…


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Steelers Vikings Week 7 Friday Practice Injury Report – Polamalu Practices Fully

On Friday, the Steelers got great news as far as the practice and injury report went. Linebacker Andre Frazier (thigh), running back Rashard Mendenhall (knee) and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) all practiced fully on Friday. Frazier is officially listed as questionable while both Mendenhall and Polamalu are listed as probable….