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Steelers Vs. Saints: Friday Night Five Questions

Its the day after Thanksgiving and hopefully you weren’t forced to get out in all of the Black Friday nonsense. In a few more days the Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New Orleans Saints at Heinz Field and as usual, I have five questions that I need you to answer ahead of the game. Saints quarterback […]

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Wishing All Of You A Very Happy Thanksgiving

With today being Thanksgiving, I wanted to take time out to tell all of you what I am thankful for. First, I would l like to thank all of you that patronize this site and have helped it become what it is today. As you can probably tell, this site is my passion. In addition […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers News, Drew Brees, Saints Preview With Evan Woodbery & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 48 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into talking about what Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had to say Tuesday during his press conference. That includes us updating the health of the team coming out of the bye week as the team prepares to host the New […]

Vince Young Confuses James Harrison With Rodney Harrison & Insinuates He Had Bounty On Him

21 March 2012

What a crazy day it has been with the Bountygate discipline being passed out to the New Orleans Saints and wondering if Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has been traded to the New York Jets or not. The NFL Network has been all over the happenings today with great wall to wall coverage of both […]

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Reports: Steelers Propose Two New Rule Changes For Owners Meeting

21 March 2012

The 2012 NFL owner meetings will take place next week in Florida and Scott Brown from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that the Steelers have proposed two new rule changes to the competition committee that will apparently be voted on. Brown says the first rule change one that was proposed by the Steelers was to implement […]

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Goodell Ruling Against Saints Shows Spygate Was Merely Jaywalking In His Eyes

21 March 2012

The Bountygate punishment was handed down by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday and it was very stiff to say the least. Saints head coach Sean Payton was suspended for the entire 2012 season and the team was fined $500,000 for operating a bounty program against opponents for starters. Former […]

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NFL Announces Management Discipline In New Orleans Saints \”Bounty\” Matter

21 March 2012

Here is the press release from the NFL: Commissioner Roger Goodell notified the New Orleans Saints today of the discipline that will be imposed on team management for violations of the NFL’s long-standing “bounty” rule that endangered player safety over a three-year period. Discipline for individual players involved in the Saints’ prohibited program continues to […]

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William Gay To Visit With Broncos On Wednesday

21 March 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback William Gay has wrapped up his free agent visit with the Tennessee Titans and is now headed out to visit with the Denver Broncos on Wednesday according to Jim Wyatt, Titans beat writer for The Tennessean. Gay tweeted Tuesday evening that he had not signed a contract yet, but […]

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Hines Ward Left His Mark Not Only The Game, But Defensive Players As Well

21 March 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward announced his retirement on Tuesday in a very emotional press conference after 14 great seasons. It was a day that we all knew was coming, but it did not make it any less surreal. During the presser my mind raced back through memories of the hundreds of great plays […]

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Marcus Gilbert Nearly Back To 100% Following Shoulder Surgery

20 March 2012

Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert reported Tuesday evening on Twitter that his surgically repaired shoulder is almost back to 100%. In his tweet Gilbert said specifically, “Great field work today! Almost back to full speed with my shoulder! Couple of more weeks” Gilbert had surgery on what is believed to be his right shoulder on January […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Hines Ward, Rashard Mendenhall & William Gay

20 March 2012

Season 2, Episode 89 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and start with the preview of the Hines Ward press conference in which we rightly guessed was to announce his retirement. Could it really have been anything else? We discuss Ward a little bit and of course will discuss the presser […]

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Jerricho Cotchery Unlikely To Return To The Jets & Is Visiting Chiefs Tuesday

20 March 2012

New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum held a conference call on Tuesday with reporters and took several questions in regards to free agency. At one point Tannenbaum was asked about Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery and if the Jets had interest in signing him back after his one season in […]

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Hines Ward: A Unique Receiver Who The NFL, Not Just The Steelers, Will Struggle To Replace

20 March 2012

By Cian Fahey If you have previously read my work throughout my writing career, you will understand that I rarely state the obvious for the fear of patronizing my readers as well as not wanting to run the risk of boring them. Generally, I go against the grain from what the majority think. I\’m not […]

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Hines Ward Retires From Pittsburgh Steelers – Full Press Conference Audio

20 March 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward announced his retirement today during a noon press conference at the Steelers facility after 14 seasons. Ward stated that he could not fathom putting on another uniform and was very choked up when talking about Steeler Nation and the support that he has received following his release. Ward stated […]

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Hines Ward Expected To Announce Retirement At Noon Press Conference

20 March 2012

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward has scheduled a noon press conference for today on the South Side of Pittsburgh at the team\’s facilities. The speculation is that Ward, the Steelers all-time leading receiver, may announce his retirement today. He has maintained that he still wanted to play up until now, after being informed […]

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Rehashing Rashard Mendenhall News That Really Isn\’t New News

19 March 2012

A blog post by Ed Bouchette on Monday, that focused on Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall, sent shock waves through Steeler Nation as well as the national media. It really shouldn\’t have though as it really wasn\’t new news. In his post Bouchette stated that it’s possible that Mendenhall, who tore his right ACL […]

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Report: William Gay To Visit Titans On Tuesday

19 March 2012

The William Gay free agency tour has added a stop on its itinerary as Jim Wyatt, Tennessee Titans beat writer for the The Tennessean, reported on Twitter Monday evening that Gay has a visit scheduled with the Titans on Tuesday. Gay reportedly visited with the Arizona Cardinals on Monday and there is no word that […]

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Report: Steelers Sign Former WVU TE Will Johnson & Bring Back WR Wes Lyons

19 March 2012

According to Geoff Coyle of West Virginia Illustrated, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former West Virginia wide tight end Will Johnson after after impressing Pittsburgh scouts at the West Virginia Pro Day this past Friday. Johnson measures in at nearly 6 feet, 2 inches and weighed 242 pounds. He did 30 reps of 225 at […]

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Cardinals Bring In William Gay For A Visit Monday

19 March 2012

It should come as no surprise that the Arizona Cardinals brought Pittsburgh Steelers free agent cornerback William Gay in for a visit on Monday as the Cardinals defensive coordinator is Ray Horton, who coached the Steelers defensive backs prior to leaving for Arizona. Gay is an unrestricted free agent and is free to sign with […]

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Mike Wallace To Denver Broncos Talk Will Now Dominate Free Agency

19 March 2012

Quarterback Peyton Manning has now handed out his free agent bachelor rose to the Denver Broncos, and with the flurry off big named free agency signings now behind us, the full force speculation will now turn back to Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace, and if the Broncos will pursue him with […]

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Panthers Add Mike Tolbert To Large Stable Of Running Backs

19 March 2012

Unrestricted free agent running back Mike Tolbert is off the market as of Monday morning as he has signed a 4-year deal with the Carolina Panthers according to his agent Joel Turner. There had been speculation over the weekend by San Diego Chargers beat writer Kevin Acee that Tolbert would land with either the Panthers […]

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History Of Steelers Big Name Free Agent Losses Under Kevin Colbert

19 March 2012

I posted the other day about the free agents that the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed from other teams since Kevin Colbert took over in 2000 and now we will look at the notable free agent players that were signed away under the Colbert watch dating back to 2000. I use the word notable only in […]

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Steelers Could Be Winners No Matter What In The Mike Tolbert Chase

18 March 2012

By Cian Fahey This time of year is generally pretty quiet in Pittsburgh for football fans, as the Pittsburgh Steelers generally don\’t make too many waves in free agency. They do make waves however, it\’s just, they tend to be tiny ripples opposed to major tsunamis. While the team is adverse to signing big name free […]

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Hritz Steelers Mock Draft: First Edition

18 March 2012

By Jeremy Hritz We are moving closer to the NFL Draft, and closer to the conclusion to the Mike Wallace speculation. Once Wallace signs his tender or new contract with the Steelers, or once he signs with another team, the direction of the Steelers in the draft will become clearer. For now, considering all of […]

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Dwindling Free Agent Market Could Speed Up Mike Wallace Negotiations

17 March 2012

By Cian Fahey After the San Francisco 49ers took a flier on Randy Moss early on in free agency, and now the New England Patriots now signing Brandon Lloyd, the Pittsburgh Steelers are all but certain to retain Mike Wallace for the coming season at his lowest RFA salary. Now the focus for the Steelers […]

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Report: Mike Tolbert Not Visiting With Steelers Saturday

17 March 2012

Last night Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reported that unrestricted free agent running back Mike Tolbert was likely to land with the Pittsburgh Steelers or the Carolina Panthers and that Tolbert had a visit set up Saturday with an undisclosed team. In my post last night that relayed the report from Acee, I […]

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Why The Steelers Don\’t Need A March Madness To Impress Me

17 March 2012

By Christina Rivers While 31 teams in the NFL turn free agency into haberdashery, selling and buying up players like they\’re playing the stock market, the Pittsburgh Steelers use March to reflect, inspect and quietly make their moves. The Steelers organization has always appeared to play chess during the period instead of following the \’trend\’. […]

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Report: Mike Tolbert Expected To Land With Steelers Or Panthers

16 March 2012

Kevin Acee, San Diego Chargers beat writer for the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports tonight on Twitter that unrestricted free agent running back Mike Tolbert is expected to land with either the Pittsburgh Steelers or Carolina Panthers. Acee added that he was told that the Tolbert situation isn\’t like the Malcom Floyd one in 2011, who […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Najeh Staley & Duce Davenport Episode

16 March 2012

Season 2, Episode 88 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and I are back for our third and final podcast this week. We open up talking about the pay cut that Casey Hampton took and what it means to his 2012 status and also what it means to the Steelers salary […]

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