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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Final List

Today, Steelers.com’s Bob Labriola released his final positional grouping for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Modern-Era team. Now, it’s worth recapping his entire selections. For those who disagree with his picks, speak now or forever hold your peace. QB: Ben Roethlisberger RB: Le’Veon Bell FB: Jerome Bettis WR: Hines Ward, Antonio Brown TE: Heath Miller OT: Marvel Smith,…


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Report: Mendenhall Fumbled Details Of Roethlisberger Story

Retired NFL running back Rashard Mendenhall apparently doesn’t have the best memory in the world as his recent claim that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger once stuck a rookie offensive linemen with $25,000 party tab is apparently not completely factual. A source with knowledge of the situation informed Mike Florio…


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Looking Back At The Impact Of Casey Hampton

Since the days Casey Hampton left his post patrolling the middle of the Pittsburgh defensive line, the defense has seemingly gotten worse, as potholes were filled with duct tape instead of asphalt. After his retirement from the game, Hampton’s shoes have yet to be entirely filled to capacity, although current…


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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Safety

It’s the final edition of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Modern-Era team, presented by Steelers.com’s Bob Labriola. Only the safeties were left to judge and you’ve probably already figured out the selections. Lets get to it. Safety: Carnell Lake – “In 10 seasons with the Steelers, Lake appeared in 154 games and started all…


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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers News, Mendenhall Comments, Van Dyk Interview, Roster Talk & More

Season 5, Episode 127 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with Alex Kozora still sitting in for David Todd, we open the show by talking about the recent remarks made by former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall about quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during his interview with Men’s Journal. It was announced on Thursday that…


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Mitchell Van Dyk: “Everyone Has A Shot”

Happy to be able to set up another interview with a Pittsburgh Steeler. Had the chance to talk to offensive tackle Mitchell Van Dyk yesterday. We talk about his transition from Portland State, what playing for Mike Munchak is like, and the competition along the offensive line. Big thanks to…


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Steelers Retain Veteran Presence At Strategic Roster Spots

I don’t think there’s much doubt that the Pittsburgh Steelers made a concerted effort to get younger this offseason, helping to nudge a couple of aging veterans into retirement while releasing another. In fact, the youth movement has been an ongoing process for several seasons now after the team identified…


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Season Of Change: Time Has Finally Come For Keith Butler

Over the course of the past couple of years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have undergone an uncommon amount of change, which could have been largely correlated with the fact that the team had finished 8-8 in consecutive seasons while failing to advance to the postseason. In deference to general manager Kevin…


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2015 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Depth Chart Update: Specialists

The Pittsburgh Steelers have recently concluded their offseason schedule, complete with nine OTA practices and the three-day minicamp, and are currently off for about five weeks before they re-emerge in Latrobe for the start of training camp. Not much is expected to happen between now and then as far as…


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Table Set For Steelers Rookie UDFAs To Make Run At Roster Spot

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has long held a reputation for being a players’ coach—a reputation amongst his own players, and amongst players around the league. That reputation has been well-earned, and is in part fueled by his ability to instill in his players from the top of the…


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Tajh Boyd: “There Is One Mindset”

Steelers.com’s Teresa Varley continued her “Getting To Know” series today, sitting down with Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Tajh Boyd. Boyd told Varley he idolized Randall Cunningham and Michael Vick growing up while also admiring current Steelers’ QB Ben Roethlisberger. “I like Ben Roethlisberger and the way he improvises, he is second to…


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Chargers’ Gates Headlines Four Players Suspended

While the 4th of July is a reason for celebration across the United States, there will be four players – and their teams – who will find it difficult to crack a smile. Antonio Gates, Sheldon Richardson, and Rolando McClain have been issued four game suspensions, the league announced today….


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Examining Big Ben’s 2014 Completion Percentage: Part 3

We’ve looked at a lot of vital factors to Ben Roethlisberger’s career year last season, and seen vivid examples of how the usage of running backs and the creation of mismatches with the receiving corps helped elevate the team’s offensive success in 2014. Because of the increase in higher-percentage throws…


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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Cornerbacks

After a day off, Steelers.com Bob Labriola is back to unveil his two selections at cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Modern-Era squad. Remember, this only selects players from 1992 to the present day. As we always do, we’ll give you his picks, explanation, and our reaction to it. Be sure…