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Raiders DE LaMarr Woodley Might Be Done For Season With Biceps Injury Former NFL Linebacker Thinks Steelers WR Antonio Brown Is Merely A Product Of The System Steelers CB Ike Taylor Allowed To Take Part In Individual Drills Wednesday
 
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Raiders DE LaMarr Woodley Might Be Done For Season With Biceps Injury

Oakland Raiders defensive end LaMarr Woodley missed practice Wednesday with a bicep injury, and head coach Tony Sparano said during his talk with the media that it “could be serious,” CSN Bay Area reports. Woodley, who signed a two-year, $10.35 million contract with the Raiders during the offseason after he was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers, has […]

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Former NFL Linebacker Thinks Steelers WR Antonio Brown Is Merely A Product Of The System

On a recent edition of “America’s Pregame” on FOX Sports Live, former NFL linebacker turned analyst Kirk Morrison said he believes Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown shouldn’t be considered underrated as he merely is a product of the system that he’s in and the quarterback that he plays with. “Antonio Brown is the benefactor of the […]

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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Allowed To Take Part In Individual Drills Wednesday

While he’s not going to play this Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, veteran Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is back practicing once again on a limited basis. According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Taylor did individual drills Wednesday. It was his first practice of any kind since breaking his forearm in the Week […]

Number of underclassmen to be granted draft eligibility sets record

20 January 2012

With the NFL Combines closely approaching it is interesting to note that the number of underclassmen who\’ve been granted draft eligibility is up for 2012. The 2012 NFL Draft will be held April 26-28 this year.  According to the NFL, 65 players met the NFL\’s three-year eligibility rule, a jump from just 56 in 2011.  […]

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Steelers Sign Former Penn State WR Derrick Williams To Future Contract

19 January 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Penn State wide receiver Derrick Williams to a future contract according to the Twitter account of Williams. Williams was originally drafted by the Detroit Lions with the 18th pick of the 3rd round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He dressed for 18 games with the Lions over the course […]

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Ryan Clark Will Try To Change Number To 21 If Mewelde Moore Does Not Return

19 January 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark announced on Twitter tonight that he will attempt to change his number from 25 to 21 if running back Mewelde Moore does not return in 2012. Moore will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason. The number switch is a tribute to Sean Taylor, a good friend and former teammate […]

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Troy Polamalu Will Not Play In Pro Bowl, Replaced By Broncos S Brian Dawkins

19 January 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu will not play in the 2012 Pro Bowl in Hawaii due to an injury according to the Denver Broncos website. Polamalu will be replaced on the AFC roster by Broncos safety Brian Dawkins as a result according to the site. Polamalu had 91 tackles during the regular season and recorded […]

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Report: Bruce Arians Decision Rest With Mike Tomlin

19 January 2012

There has been a lot of speculation over the last 24 hours if indeed Bruce Arians will return as The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator in 2012 and it was fueled further by a report late on Wednesday by Gerry Dulac stating that he had learned that Arians might not be back next season. Art Rooney […]

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Jerricho Cotchery Talks Future With Steelers, Bruce Arians & The Young Wide Receivers

19 January 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery was on 93.7 The Fan this morning and talked candidly on several subjects. Cotchery, who is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent, talked about his want to stay in Pittsburgh and his meeting with head coach Mike Tomlin after the season ended. Cotchery also talked about the rumor […]

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Don’t Look Back; Look Ahead

19 January 2012

By Jeremy Hritz Right now, it still hurts for Steelers fans. Two of our most hated opponents will battle for the AFC crown that we proudly wore last year. And in the NFC, we have to watch the other hated Harbaugh and the Eli Manning-led New York Giants. While Sunday will no doubt be agonizing […]

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Marcus Gilbert Says Strong Possibility He Will Be Moved To Left Tackle In 2012

19 January 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie tackle Marcus Gilbert said tonight on a live Spreecast video chat that he was told by the coaching staff during his exit meetings that that there is a “strong possibility” that he will be flipped over to left tackle next season. Gilbert started 14 games at right tackle for the Steelers in […]

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Report: Bruce Arians May Not Return As Steelers Offensive Coordinator In 2012

18 January 2012

Gerry Dulac is reporting tonight that Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians might not return in 2012. Dulac reports that it is unclear if Arians is retiring or is just not having his contract renewed at this time. Arians has been the Steelers offensive coordinator since 2007 and was the Steelers wide receivers coach from […]

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Steelers Officially Announce Future Contract Signings

18 January 2012

We knew they were coming, but we just did not know when, but the Pittsburgh Steelers finally officially announced today the 10 future contract signings today that include 5 players from the 2011 practice squad. As I previously reported, offensive lineman John Malecki, tackle Trevis Turner, tight end Jamie McCoy and defensive end Corbin Bryant […]

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Recapping Rooney – No Real Surprises

18 January 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II sat down with a few members of the Pittsburgh media on Tuesday for a half hour interview to discuss the Steelers past season and look ahead to 2012. You can read the question and answers here on the Post-Gazette blog. When you read through everything there were not too […]

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Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall Has Had ACL Surgery On Right Knee

18 January 2012

Ed Bouchette reported today on 93.7 The Fan that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall has had his surgery now on the torn ACL in his right knee. Mendenhall injured the knee on the final play of the first quarter in the week 17 game against the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland on a 5 yard […]

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Steelers To Wear New Throwback Uniforms For Two Home Games in 2012

17 January 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers will wear new “throwback” uniforms for two homes games in 2012 as the team celebrates its 80th season in the NFL according to team Steelers president Art Rooney II on Tuesday. Rooney met with several of the Pittsburgh media today for a 20 plus minute interview to put a wrap on the […]

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Breaking Down The Steelers 2011 Wide Receiver Bubble Screens

17 January 2012

One of the biggest gripes you will hear from Steeler Nation concerning the play calling of Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians is his use of the wide receiver bubble screen. Everyone screams bloody murder when one goes for negative or minimal yardage and to hear the fan base talk, Arians uses it 10 times […]

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Steelers RB Coach Kirby Wilson Remains In Critical Condition, Family Releases Statement

17 January 2012

The family of Pittsburgh Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson released a statement today to update everyone on his condition. Wilson, who was severely burned during an early morning fire on Jan. 6 at his home, remains hospitalized in critical condition in the Trauma Burn Center at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh according to the release. […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Divisional Round Talk Plus Steelers Roster Talk Episode

17 January 2012

Season 2, Episode 69 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd back in the co-host chair we talk about the playoff games this past weekend in the Divisional Round and continue to cry about the Steelers loss to the Denver Broncos in the Wild Card round. It is still very hard to […]

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Report: Ed Tomlin, Father Of Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin, Has Passed Away

17 January 2012

Some very bad news today as Carlos E. Medina and Austin L. Miller of the Ocala Star-Banner are reporting that Ed Tomlin, the father of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, died suddenly Monday at the age of 63. Mr. Tomlin suffered an apparent heart attack after he returned home from a day of fishing, […]

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Art Rooney II Talks About Roethlisberger, Ward, Mendenhall, Salary Cap & More

17 January 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers president and co-owner Art Rooney II talked to the Pittsburgh media today and beat writers Ed Bouchette, Scott Brown and Mike Bires are all relaying the conversation via Twitter for us and I will recap those Tweets below. Rooney II said today that his father Dan Rooney to step down as the Irish […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – January 17th – Roethlisberger Almost A Giant Edition

17 January 2012

Peter King wrote in his MMQB piece how the New York Giants would have been fine drafting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger if San Diego Chargers GM A.J. Smith had played hardball with then-Giants GM Ernie Accorsi as the clock wound down on the fourth overall pick of the 2004 NFL Draft. Hines Ward was on NFL […]

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Jack Butler deserves a place in Hall of Fame

17 January 2012

Jack Butler was one of four former Steelers players to make the final list of possible inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio; class of 2012.  The fact that it has taken so long for one of the NFL and Steelers\’ best defensive backs to do so has been somewhat of […]

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Steelers Not Stuck With Shaun Suisham

16 January 2012

I received a rant via email today as to why the Pittsburgh Steelers signed kicker Shaun Suisham to a four-year deal prior to the season started and if they indeed were stuck with him in 2012 because of it. The short answer is of course no, they are not stuck with him and below is […]

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Broncos Sign WR Tyler Grisham To Future Contract

16 January 2012

The Tyler Grisham days with the Pittsburgh Steelers are now over as the Denver Broncos announced today that they signed the former Clemson wide receiver to a future contract. Grisham was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent following the 2009 draft and made the practice squad out of training camp. Grisham […]

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Steelers Sign LB Marshall McFadden & DT Mike Blanc To Future Contracts

16 January 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers offseason roster continues to expand as they have signed former South Carolina State linebacker Marshall McFadden and former Auburn defensive tackle Mike Blanc to a reserve/future contracts. McFadden is a 6 foot, 237 pound inside linebacker who was a four-year starter at South Carolina State. McFadden finished with 47/5/2 as a senior, […]

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Divisional Round Week TOX Stats – 2011 Season

16 January 2012

The Divisional Round of the 2011-2012 playoffs are now in the books and the TOX stat did not let us down this week as the winning teams all had a plus 2 TOX number or better. The Baltimore Ravens let the Houston Texans beat themselves with the 4 turnovers and the Ravens defense allowed just […]

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

16 January 2012

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 QB Aaron Rodgers – Packers […]

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

16 January 2012

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 Season Breakdown: Legursky was a […]

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