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Steelers Bye Week: Friday Night Five Questions

The Pittsburgh Steelers are off this week, but that doesn’t mean that I am going to let you have the week off. As usual, I have five questions for you that I would like you to answer concerning the Steelers. If you will, please answer each as thoroughly as possible. I hope that all of […]

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Steelers Holding Out Hope That Injured LB Jarvis Jones Will Play Again This Season

Even though he’s eligible to do so, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jarvis Jones still hasn’t been cleared to begin practicing again as he continues to rehab the wrist injury that he suffered way back in Week 3 against the Carolina Panthers. With only five games now remaining in the regular season, Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler […]

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Report: Steelers NT Steve McLendon Not Sure He’ll Be Back For Saints Game

While it’s looking like the Pittsburgh Steelers might get cornerback Ike Taylor, safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker Ryan Shazier back on the field for their post-bye week game at home against the New Orleans Saints, it sounds like nose tackle Steve McLendon still might not be ready to return from the shoulder injury that has […]

Steelers To Release James Farrior

02 March 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers have informed veteran linebacker James Farrior that he will be released. Farrior played in a 154 regular season games for the Steelers after arriving as an unrestricted free agent in 2002. During his time as a Steeler he racked up 1,078 regular season tackles to go along with 30 sacks. Farrior was […]

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LSU DT Michael Brockers Being Mentored By Bills DT Williams

02 March 2012

By Christopher DiMarino Top round prospect Michael Brockers has been enlisting the help of some talented alumni. The LSU star has been working out with several former LSU Defensive Lineman who are currently NFL stars, including 2 time Pro Bowler Kyle Williams. Williams has frequently traveled to his alma mater to work out with Brockers […]

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Explaining Salary Cap Dead Money

02 March 2012

There have been quite a few questions in the comments about dead money in relation to the salary cap, so I wanted to dedicate a quick post to it. When a player receives a signing bonus, whether it be on a new contract or a restructure, that money is paid out immediately to the player. […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Hines Ward & Aaron Smith Special Episode

01 March 2012

Season 2, Episode 82 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I dedicate a special Thursday night edition of the podcast to Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward and defensive end Aaron Smith as we breakdown the recent news regarding their releases. We discuss what the salary cap is looking like after […]

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Steelers To Release Chris Kemoeatu

01 March 2012

The releases keep coming and none of them are a surprise as a few the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive linemen are reporting that guard Chris Kemoeatu has been informed of his release. Kemoeatu has played 7 seasons with the Steelers since being drafted in the 6th round of the 2005 NFL draft. He was scheduled to […]

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Steelers To Release Aaron Smith

01 March 2012

The expected moves keep coming as Adam Schefter is reporting Thursday afternoon via Twitter that the Pittsburgh Steelers will release 13 year veteran defensive end Aaron Smith. It was speculated that Smith might retire following neck surgery that forced him to miss most of the 2011 season. Smith was scheduled to count a little more […]

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Report: Steelers Had Productive Talks With Agent Of Jerricho Cotchery At Combine

01 March 2012

Scott Brown, from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review,  reported on Thursday that the Steelers had productive contract talks this past week with Jack Scharf, the agent of unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery, at the 2012 NFL combine. Cotchery signed a one-year deal with the Steelers after the start of training camp last year and saw […]

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Steelers Met With Michigan Defensive Tackle Mike Martin At Combine

01 March 2012

A few more names are now surfacing of players that met with the Pittsburgh Steelers at the 2012 NFL combine last week and one of those player was University of Michigan defensive tackle Mike Martin. Martin talked about the meeting with head coach Mike Tomlin during an interview on WBBL radio in Grand Rapids, Michigan. […]

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No Surprise Mike Wallace Will Get 1st Round Tender If Not Signed By March 5th

01 March 2012

Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Thursday morning that the Pittsburgh Steelers will not use the franchise tag on restricted free agent Mike Wallace should they not get him signed to a new contract in the next few days. The news comes as no surprise as the Steelers do not have the cap room to accommodate […]

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Agent For James Farrior Hints That Steelers Will Likely Release His Client

01 March 2012

On Wednesday it was announced that 14 year veteran wide receiver Hines Ward would not be back with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2012 and it seems that inside linebacker James Farrior is certainly headed for the same fate. Farrior\’s agent Ralph Cindrich tweeted Thursday morning, “Percentages are not w/ #Steelers keeping @JamesFarrior. He wanted to […]

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Steelers 2012 Pre Draft Analysis – Part 2: Post Combine

01 March 2012

By Christopher DiMarino With the 2012 Combine all wrapped up, the real discussions can begin. At this point, the teams have all the information they need to narrow down to the 60 or so players that they can pursue at their pro days. Don’t get me wrong, the combine doesn’t prove much, but it does […]

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Hines Is Gone, So Who’s Next?

01 March 2012

By Jeremy Hritz Hines Ward was no doubt an integral part of the Pittsburgh Steelers over the last several years and was a primary contributor in Super Bowl wins number six and seven. His physicality and connection with the fans of Pittsburgh will not be forgotten, no matter what jersey he wears next year (with […]

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Report: Steelers May Have Interest In Plaxico Burress

29 February 2012

Here we go again. Jason Cole from Yahoo Sports reported tonight via Twitter that both the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants might have interest in unrestricted free agent Plaxico Burress. Burress signed a one-year deal late last July with the New York Jets after making a free agent visit to Pittsburgh. The Jets paid […]

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The Hines Ward Aftermath & What To Expect Next

29 February 2012

Wednesday is a Leap Day that will never be forgotten in the eyes of many Pittsburgh Steelers fans as it will be remembered as the day that we all officially found out that veteran wide receiver Hines Ward would be released after 14 seasons of wearing the black and gold. Steelers beat writer Ed Bouchette […]

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Hines Ward Releases Statement & Says He Looks Forward To Still Playing In The NFL

29 February 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Wednesday that they will be releasing veteran wide receiver Hines Ward after 14 seasons with the team. Ward has already released statement in which he thanks the organization, teammates and Mr. Rooney. He says that he did not want his time in Pittsburgh to ends this way and that he […]

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Steelers To Release Hines Ward

29 February 2012

Steelers.com is reporting this afternoon that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be releasing veteran wide receiver Hines Ward prior to the start of the 2012 NFL calendar which is a week from Tuesday. It has long been speculated following the end of the 2011 season that Ward would not be retained in 2012. Steelers President Art […]

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What Is The Job Of A Quality Control Coach?

29 February 2012

It was announced earlier on Wednesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers had hired Shaun Sarrett as their new offensive quality control coach to replace Harold Goodwin, who left to become the new offensive line coach for the Indianapolis Colts several weeks ago. Since that news was announced I have received quite a few questions as to […]

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Steelers Hire Shaun Sarrett As New Offensive Quality Control Coach

29 February 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced today via Twitter that they have hired Shaun Sarrett as their new offensive quality control coach. Sarrett fills the position that became open when Harold Goodwin left to become the new offensive line coach for the Indianapolis Colts. Sarrett had been on the staff of the Duke University coaching staff since […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – February 29th – Post NFL Combine Edition

29 February 2012

Memphis defensive tackle Dontari Poe blew it up this past week at the NFL combine and he might very well be a better fit in a 4-3 defense initially according to Len Pasquarelli. Bruce Feldman writes that he was told by a coach that faced Poe this past season said he is a freakish athlete, […]

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Steelers Marching Towards The Tender Deadline

29 February 2012

The 2012 NFL combine has come and gone and now the next key date on the 2012 NFL calendar for the Pittsburgh Steelers is March 5th, as that is the deadline for the restricted tenders and franchise tag to be issued. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert told the media during his press conference at the […]

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Breaking Down The Pat Kirwan NFL Combine Explosive Rating

28 February 2012

Let me start this post off by saying that I am a huge fan of Pat Kirwan. For those that do not know it, he is the co-host of the show Movin\’ The Chains on SiriusXM NFL Radio. Before his radio gig, Kirwan spent eight years with the New York Jets, beginning as a defensive […]

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Steelers Versus Giants Perhaps? – 2012 NFL Season Opener Moved To Wednesday

28 February 2012

It was announced on Tuesday that the first game of 2012 NFL regular season will be played on Wednesday, September 5th at at MetLife Stadium as to avoid a conflict with President Barack Obama’s Thursday night speech at the Democratic National Convention. The Super Bowl XLVI champion New York Giants will be the home team […]

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The Terrible Podcast – 2012 NFL Combine Talk Episode

28 February 2012

Season 2, Episode 81 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I jump right intothe 2012 NFL combine after we talk about a few current stories in regards to the 2012 salary cap. We discuss several of the players performances at the combine that the Steelers likely have their eyes on early […]

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Steelers 2012 Pre Draft Analysis

28 February 2012

By Christopher DiMarino It is no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers have a very important draft ahead of them on April 22nd. I will take it a step further and insist that this draft could impact their success not only in 2012, but likely 2013. With the condition of Pittsburgh’s current roster salary, this draft […]

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Posted in 2012 Draft, 2012 NFL Combine, Article28 Comments

Comparisons Of Dontari Poe To Haloti Ngata Are Justified

27 February 2012

All the eyes of Steeler Nation were fixed firmly upon Memphis nose tackle Dontari Poe this week at the 2012 NFL Combine and with good reason. The Steelers will certainly be in the market for a young nose tackle during the 2012 NFL draft and Poe certainly seems to fit the bill of what they […]

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A Closer Look At Dontari Poe

27 February 2012

By Christina Rivers When Dontari Poe (defensive tackle) out of Memphis bench-pressed 225 pounds 44 times on Sunday at the 2012 NFL Combine, he had a lot of eyes on him. Five reps short of the all-time record set by Stephen Paea proved that Poe is strong. It was his unofficial 4.87 first-attempt in the […]

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