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Steelers Film Room: So’oto Swats, Swims, Sacks, Strips

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Vic So’oto effectively won the game Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills thanks to his strip sack fumble late in the fourth quarter. Here is a quick look at that play. Lined up outside of the tight end, So’oto gets off the ball well at the snap. This is second-round draft […]

Steelers Film Room: 73 Yard Touchdown Run By Giants RB Rashad Jennings

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense gave up quite a few double explosive plays last season and in their 2014 preseason opener Saturday night against the New York Giants, the first-team defense allowed running back Rashad Jennings to scamper 73 yards for a score. I have an animated gif of the play below and it’s pretty clear […]

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Andy Not So Dandy Against AFC North

A few days ago, the Cincinnati Bengals gave quarterback Andy Dalton a six-year extension with a base value of all seven years totaling out at $96 million. Dalton can max that deal out to $115 million if he wins the Super Bowl this upcoming season, but I’m willing to bet that he won’t. In fact, […]

Several Steelers Players To Join Ben Roethlisberger For Workouts Next Week

21 May 2011

Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed told me this morning in an interview that he will likely be traveling to Pittsburgh this upcoming week to workout with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and a few other Steelers players at an undisclosed location. Sweed says he is always glad to see they text messages and emails from Ben and […]

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Limas Sweed Act IV – Hope Springs Eternal

20 May 2011

Hope springs eternal. This is an expression that was first penned in a 1732 poem by Alexander Pope entitled, An Essay on Man, that has become a proverbial saying. It is defined as meaning that people always hope for the best, even in the face of adversity. In Steeler Nation though, it is defined as […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 20th – Troy Please Come To Orlando Edition

20 May 2011

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is pressing safety Troy Polamalu hard to come train with them down in Orlando with Tom Shaw at the Wide World of Sports. As I have said earlier though, sources close to Troy say he will remain training in Southern California. We shall see if Ike is able to change his […]

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Examining The True Market Value Of Ike Taylor

19 May 2011

When trying to put a market value on Ike Taylor, the best place to perhaps start would be what the projected franchise tag amount is, which is determined by the average of the top 5 salary cap numbers at each position. The cornerback position was estimated to be between $14-$15 million for 2011. That amount […]

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Conference Call: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell & Steelers Season Ticket Holders

19 May 2011

The well awaited conference call between NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the Steelers season ticket holders took place this afternoon as Goodell fielded several questions regarding the lockout negotiations, rookie pay scale, preseason games, Super Bowl ticket distribution and the fines levied against linebacker James Harrison among several other great questions. The Pittsburgh Post Gazette […]

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Keeping A Healthy Max Starks Is A No Brainer

19 May 2011

I was asked last night by a reader of the site via email how much the Steelers would save should they cut left tackle Max Starks prior to the start of training camp in attempt to free up money to pay either free agent cornerback Ike Taylor or get a long term deal done with […]

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What Was Ike Taylor Supposed To Say?

19 May 2011

I think the interview that Ike Taylor gave to Jim Rome yesterday on the Jim Rome is Burning show flipped the optimism of several in Steeler Nation of the possibility of Taylor being re-signed by the Steelers when and if free agency opens and it really shouldn\’t have in my opinion. The interview was a […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday May 19th – Baby, Talk Steelers To Me

19 May 2011

Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor sat down with Jim Rome yesterday afternoon for a very candid interview where he showed more posturing than usual concerning his worth which is not too surprising. Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley joined 93.7 The Fan on Wednesday to discuss his contract status and what he and the team would […]

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Recap Of Ike Taylor Interview With Jim Rome

18 May 2011

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor started his interview with Jim Rome on Jim Rome is Burning by explaining the shirt he had that read his Twitter handle @Ike_SwagginU which he has had produced. When asked about the current lockout ruling by Rome, Taylor said it is still business as usual for him as he continues his […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #57 Dancing With The Locked Out Twitter Trade Episode

18 May 2011

Episode #57 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I open up by discussing the current labor situation. While this isn\’t the most entertaining topic, we try to give you a short recap of where things stand now and what dates are important in the immediate future. Turning to on-the-field issues we […]

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Steelers CB Ike Taylor To Be On Jim Rome Is Burning Later Today

18 May 2011

Just a quick early reminder today that Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor will join sports talk show host Jim Rome on his Jim Rome is Burning television show this afternoon on ESPN. The 30 minute show airs at 4:30 p.m. ET and Taylor will likely again be asked about his free agency status, the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday May 18th – Woodley Donates Back Home Edition

18 May 2011

Ed Bouchette joined 93.7 The Fan on Tuesday morning to give his thoughts on the Monday NFL labor news and what questions he would ask Roger Goodell during his upcoming conference call with Steelers season ticket holders. Bouchette also held his Tuesday Steelers chat and you can read the transcript here. Mike Bires gives his […]

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Examining The John Clayton Big Back Theory Against 3-4 Defenses

17 May 2011

John Clayton had a story that caught my attention the other day on ESPN.com in which he was trying to convey the notion that teams facing true 3-4 defense need bigger backs to get the job done on the ground. Clayton did preface this by saying, “To beat a 3-4 defense on the ground you […]

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Watch Hines Ward Dancing With The Stars Week 9 Performance Video – Argentine Tango & Salsa

17 May 2011

Another Monday night of Dancing with the Stars and Steelers receiver Hines Ward and dance partner Kym Johnson were strong as ever despite the nasty fall and injury suffered by Johnson earlier in the week that sent her to the hospital for precautionary reasons. For their week 9 performances, Ward and Johnson danced the Argentine […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday May 17th – Crying With The Stars Edition

17 May 2011

Sara Bauknecht recaps the week 9 Dancing with the Stars performance of Hines Ward and Kym Johnson from last night as the two continue their near perfection. Johnson was able to dance after suffering an injury in a fall this past week and Ward cried a tear or two following the couples first number. Steelers […]

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Cut Wexell Some Slack

16 May 2011

Thanks to the social media world we live in, words and news move at a press of a button and are instantly in front of a million eye balls. The main stream media and we bloggers alike are in a hurry to break or push out aggregated news as fast as we can along with […]

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Examining The Mythical Steelers Draft Day Trade With Redskins For Pouncey

16 May 2011

The hottest story in Steeler Nation right now outside of the retirement of Alan Faneca, the pending free agency of Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor and the Hines Ward run on Dancing with the Stars is the rumored report that Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder said he had a draft day deal in place with the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday May 16th – Ochocinco Full Of Bull Edition

16 May 2011

Ed Bouchette had a great read on Sunday that looked back over the career of the recently retired Alan Faneca and Ron Cook wrote that the next stop should be the Pro Football Hall of Fame. John Clayton of ESPN.com explains how the proliferation of 3-4 defenses has led to changes in philosophy at the […]

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Some Weekend Steelers Notes, Thoughts and Musings

14 May 2011

* You have to hand it to Willie Parker and the sudden explosion of self promotion he has done in an attempt to get himself back in Pittsburgh to finish his career. I could have done without his back handed slap at the Redskins, but it sounds like he was speaking from his heart about […]

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Hines Ward Dance Partner Kym Johnson Injured During Rehearsals

13 May 2011

Some bad news coming out of Los Angeles today as Kym Johnson, the dance partner of Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward on Dancing with the Stars, was injured during rehearsals today and had to be taken out of the building on a stretcher. Johnson had her head and neck immobilized. She has since been taken […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 13th Here\’sssss Hinesssss Ward Edition

13 May 2011

Yet another positive report on the possible re-signing of Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor from Scott Brown. Taylor told Brown that he “definitely” wants to sign a long-term deal with the Steelers and that he is pretty sure both sides are on the page together. Hines Ward was on the Jay Leno Show last […]

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Steelers 2007 Free Agency Timeline Of Alan Faneca Contract Talks

12 May 2011

There seems to be several misunderstandings out there of the timeline of events that eventually led to the Steelers not re-signing guard Alan Faneca and letting him walk following the 2007 season. I wrote a few days ago that it was a good decision based on the money wanted by Faneca and the attitude he […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday May 12th – Korky Goes to Jail Edition

12 May 2011

Former Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart was booked into jail of Alpharetta, Georgia on Wednesday after being charged with driving with a suspended license when stopped for speeding. Stewart was out on a $3,000 bond about four hours later. What is it about Georgia and Steelers quarterbacks? I wonder what sweater he wore for the mug […]

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Charity Raffle & Winner Gets To Hang Out With Troy Polamalu In LA

11 May 2011

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is sponsoring a raffle with the prize being an expense paid trip to hang out with him at the Sports Spectacular in Los Angeles, California. The raffle proceeds benefits his efforts to support Operation Once in a Lifetime and the Sports Spectacular Endowed Medical Genetics Institute at Cedars-Sinai. You and a […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #56 Alan, FWP, Troy, Ike & Top List Episode

11 May 2011

Episode #56 of The Terrible Podcast is up and Dave and I bring you 36 minutes of joy and light. Okay, we bring you 36 minutes of off-season football talk. We open with a short update on the labor situation and note that Art Rooney is going to take part in the negotiations that are […]

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Quantifying A Healthy Troy Polamalu (Also Known As Water Is Wet)

11 May 2011

Trying to tell a fellow Steelers fan how important a healthy safety Troy Polamalu is to the Steelers defense is like proclaiming that water is indeed wet. It is a pretty obvious statement. That being said, I was thrilled to learn just a few days ago that Polamalu would be heading down to Orlando to […]

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