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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 […]

Steelers Re-sign T Trevis Turner To Future Contract

15 January 2012

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, tight end Jamie McCoy and […]

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It’s Time For Some Time

15 January 2012

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 next year. Historically, the Steelers […]

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

14 January 2012

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 Eason, last offseason. Compensatory picks […]

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Steelers LT Max Starks to Have Knee Surgery Next Week

14 January 2012

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 Denver and was replaced the […]

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

14 January 2012

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 squad. Bryant saw the Steelers […]

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NFL Divisional Round Week Picks 2011

14 January 2012

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 8 Picks Week 9 Picks […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: CB Keenan Lewis

14 January 2012

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 in that series. In this […]

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

13 January 2012

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 will be ready for training […]

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Steelers Sign DT Kade Weston To Futures Contract

13 January 2012

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 injured reserve with an abdomen […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Beat Writer Scott Brown Episode

13 January 2012

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 off with after we get […]

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

13 January 2012

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 as an undrafted free agent […]

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

13 January 2012

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 to see if he is […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: WR Mike Wallace

13 January 2012

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 unrestricted and exclusive free agents. […]

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Troy Polamalu Wins Cell Phone Fine Appeal

12 January 2012

Jason La Canfora reports that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu won his appeal of a $10,000 fine handed down by the league for using a cell phone on the sideline after suffering a concussion against the Jacksonville Jaguars back in week 6. Polamula was caught by television cameras using a cellphone that was provided to […]

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No Surgery For Casey Hampton Planned, Friday Surgery For Doug Legursky

12 January 2012

Scott Brown reports this afternoon that Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton is not scheduled to undergo surgery in the near future to repair the ACL he injured Sunday against the Denver Broncos in the AFC Wild Card game. Hampton only played 2 defensive plays in the game before suffering the injury and did not […]

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Steelers Could Have 2012 Salary Cap Wiggle Room With Woodley & Timmons Contracts

12 January 2012

When you look at the daunting salary cap issues that the Pittsburgh Steelers have facing them in 2012, there seems to be some wiggle room on at least a couple of the high priced contracts of linebackers LaMarr Woodley and Lawrence Timmons and it comes as a result of how the new contracts each signed […]

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Maurkice Pouncey Having Surgery Today On Left Ankle

12 January 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey is having surgery today presumably on his injured left ankle and as a result will likely have to bypass the Pro Bowl. Pouncey started 14 games for Steelers this past season, but he re-injured the same left ankle against the Cleveland Browns in week 13 that forced him to sit […]

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Leadership: The Missing Piece In 2012

12 January 2012

By Jeremy Hritz Before the 2011 Steelers season even began, a gaggle of random acts of immaturity unrelated to anything on the playing field raised serious reasons for concern. LaMarr Woodley ran off at the mouth on the NFL Network that Joe Flacco would not win a Super Bowl “in his lifetime;” Rashard Mendenhall foolishly […]

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Steelers Broncos Wild Card Game Defensive Participation Chart & Personnel

11 January 2012

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers Wild Card game loss versus the Denver Broncos this past Sunday in Denver. The Steelers were in their base defense for 44 of the 55 non-penalty plays Sunday against the Broncos. Just 11 plays in the nickel sub-package. Nose tackle Casey Hampton left after just […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – January 11th – Offseason In Full Swing Episode

11 January 2012

The last episode of of Agree To Disagree with Bob Labriola and Mike Pristua is now up on steelers.com as they argue about the playoff loss against the Denver Broncos and try to predict if Joe Flacco will lead the Baltimore Ravens to the Super Bowl. Speaking of the Ravens, several of their players took […]

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Dick LeBeau To Return As Steelers Defensive Coordinator In 2012

11 January 2012

Ed Bouchette is confirming that Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau will indeed return for the 2012 season. This will be his 9th straight season running the defense since his return to the Steelers in 2004. The Steelers 2011 defense finished first in the NFL this season in both points allowed and total defense. They […]

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2012 Steelers Salary Cap – 10 Players Sure To Be Released Or Restructured

11 January 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers are already nearly $20 plus million over the 2012 projected salary cap number of $125 million and that is with just 44 players under contract for 2012. The still need to tender contracts to their restricted and exclusive rights free agents and fill the offseason roster to get to the 80 player […]

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Steelers Sign CB Antonio Smith To Futures Contract

11 January 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers offseason roster has started to expand as former Ohio State defensive back Antonio Smith has signed a three year futures contract with the team. Smith was originally signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2007 and has also been a member of the Detroit Lions, San Diego Chargers […]

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Hines Ward Has Nothing To Prove & The Steelers Don\’t Owe Him Anything

11 January 2012

As Ed Bouchette reported this morning, veteran Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward has made it clear he wants to come back in 2012 and he is willing to take a pay cut to do so. Ward seems dead set on playing next year and he also made it clear that he will do so […]

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Steelers Broncos Wild Card Game Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

11 January 2012

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers Wild Card game loss on Sunday against the Denver Broncos. Running back Isaac Redman played 42 of 47 non-penalty plays that a running back was on the field with John Clay seeing just 5 snaps. Hines Ward saw all of […]

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Wild Card Week TOX Stats – 2011 Season

11 January 2012

The Wild Card weekend of the playoff has come and gone and it is time to look at the TOX results from the 4 games. The Houston Texans had a plus 5 TOX and easily took care of the Cincinnati Bengals. The New York Giants had a plus 3 TOX against the Atlanta Falcons and […]

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