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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 Officially Announce Future Contract Signings

18 January 2012

We knew they were coming, but we just did not know when, but the Pittsburgh Steelers finally officially announced today the 10 future contract signings today that include 5 players from the 2011 practice squad. As I previously reported, offensive lineman John Malecki, tackle Trevis Turner, tight end Jamie McCoy and defensive end Corbin Bryant […]

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Recapping Rooney – No Real Surprises

18 January 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II sat down with a few members of the Pittsburgh media on Tuesday for a half hour interview to discuss the Steelers past season and look ahead to 2012. You can read the question and answers here on the Post-Gazette blog. When you read through everything there were not too […]

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Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall Has Had ACL Surgery On Right Knee

18 January 2012

Ed Bouchette reported today on 93.7 The Fan that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall has had his surgery now on the torn ACL in his right knee. Mendenhall injured the knee on the final play of the first quarter in the week 17 game against the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland on a 5 yard […]

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Steelers To Wear New Throwback Uniforms For Two Home Games in 2012

17 January 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers will wear new “throwback” uniforms for two homes games in 2012 as the team celebrates its 80th season in the NFL according to team Steelers president Art Rooney II on Tuesday. Rooney met with several of the Pittsburgh media today for a 20 plus minute interview to put a wrap on the […]

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Breaking Down The Steelers 2011 Wide Receiver Bubble Screens

17 January 2012

One of the biggest gripes you will hear from Steeler Nation concerning the play calling of Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians is his use of the wide receiver bubble screen. Everyone screams bloody murder when one goes for negative or minimal yardage and to hear the fan base talk, Arians uses it 10 times […]

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Steelers RB Coach Kirby Wilson Remains In Critical Condition, Family Releases Statement

17 January 2012

The family of Pittsburgh Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson released a statement today to update everyone on his condition. Wilson, who was severely burned during an early morning fire on Jan. 6 at his home, remains hospitalized in critical condition in the Trauma Burn Center at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh according to the release. […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Divisional Round Talk Plus Steelers Roster Talk Episode

17 January 2012

Season 2, Episode 69 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd back in the co-host chair we talk about the playoff games this past weekend in the Divisional Round and continue to cry about the Steelers loss to the Denver Broncos in the Wild Card round. It is still very hard to […]

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Report: Ed Tomlin, Father Of Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin, Has Passed Away

17 January 2012

Some very bad news today as Carlos E. Medina and Austin L. Miller of the Ocala Star-Banner are reporting that Ed Tomlin, the father of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, died suddenly Monday at the age of 63. Mr. Tomlin suffered an apparent heart attack after he returned home from a day of fishing, […]

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Art Rooney II Talks About Roethlisberger, Ward, Mendenhall, Salary Cap & More

17 January 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers president and co-owner Art Rooney II talked to the Pittsburgh media today and beat writers Ed Bouchette, Scott Brown and Mike Bires are all relaying the conversation via Twitter for us and I will recap those Tweets below. Rooney II said today that his father Dan Rooney to step down as the Irish […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – January 17th – Roethlisberger Almost A Giant Edition

17 January 2012

Peter King wrote in his MMQB piece how the New York Giants would have been fine drafting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger if San Diego Chargers GM A.J. Smith had played hardball with then-Giants GM Ernie Accorsi as the clock wound down on the fourth overall pick of the 2004 NFL Draft. Hines Ward was on NFL […]

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Jack Butler deserves a place in Hall of Fame

17 January 2012

Jack Butler was one of four former Steelers players to make the final list of possible inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio; class of 2012.  The fact that it has taken so long for one of the NFL and Steelers\’ best defensive backs to do so has been somewhat of […]

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Steelers Not Stuck With Shaun Suisham

16 January 2012

I received a rant via email today as to why the Pittsburgh Steelers signed kicker Shaun Suisham to a four-year deal prior to the season started and if they indeed were stuck with him in 2012 because of it. The short answer is of course no, they are not stuck with him and below is […]

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Broncos Sign WR Tyler Grisham To Future Contract

16 January 2012

The Tyler Grisham days with the Pittsburgh Steelers are now over as the Denver Broncos announced today that they signed the former Clemson wide receiver to a future contract. Grisham was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent following the 2009 draft and made the practice squad out of training camp. Grisham […]

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Steelers Sign LB Marshall McFadden & DT Mike Blanc To Future Contracts

16 January 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers offseason roster continues to expand as they have signed former South Carolina State linebacker Marshall McFadden and former Auburn defensive tackle Mike Blanc to a reserve/future contracts. McFadden is a 6 foot, 237 pound inside linebacker who was a four-year starter at South Carolina State. McFadden finished with 47/5/2 as a senior, […]

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Divisional Round Week TOX Stats – 2011 Season

16 January 2012

The Divisional Round of the 2011-2012 playoffs are now in the books and the TOX stat did not let us down this week as the winning teams all had a plus 2 TOX number or better. The Baltimore Ravens let the Houston Texans beat themselves with the 4 turnovers and the Ravens defense allowed just […]

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Pouncey & Polamalu Voted To Pro Football Writers All-NFL Team

16 January 2012

The Pro Football Writers All-NFL Team was announced today and Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and safety Troy Polamalu both made the team. Pouncey and Polamalu also earned Pro Bowl selections for their play in 2011 as well as first-team All-Pro honors. Below is the PFW/PFWA 2011 All-NFL team OFFENSE QB Aaron Rodgers – Packers […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: G/C Doug Legursky

16 January 2012

Onward we go with our player by player breakdown of the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers free agents. We are still looking at the restricted group and next up is offensive lineman Doug Legursky. Player: Doug Legursky Position: Guard/Center Experience: 3 Years Free Agent Status: Restricted 2011 Salary Cap Hit: $525,000.00 2011 Season Breakdown: Legursky was a […]

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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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