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Hines Ward Names His Choices For Steelers Mount Rushmore

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward was a guest Friday evening on Pro Football Talk and was asked to name the four people that he would put on the organizations\’ version of Mount Rushmore. The first name out of Ward\’s mouth was Art Rooney Sr., and he followed it…




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LaMarr Woodley Will Eclipse Jason Gildon in 2015?

By Jeremy Hritz LaMarr Woodley underperformed last season. Whether or not it was due to a lack of conditioning, injury, or both, the Pittsburgh Steelers cannot absorb another similar outing and expect to improve on an 8-8 season. Criticized in the offseason by an unnamed teammate for poor conditioning, Woodley…





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Mike Tomlin Wins Out Over John Harbaugh In A Recent ESPN Poll

In a recent ESPN Sportsnation poll that asked which head coach would wind up being the most successful between Mike Tomlin and John Harbaugh, the Pittsburgh Steelers head coach deservingly won out with 54% of the 16,450 total votes. Harbaugh of course captured his first Super Bowl championship in 2012,…




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Patriots Release TE Aaron Hernandez Following Wednesday Morning Arrest

The New England Patriots have released tight end Aaron Hernandez following his Wednesday morning arrest and below is their statement on the matter. Photo & more details of Aaron Hernandez's arrest today http://t.co/RhHTI1IHEx pic.twitter.com/HNIgO9dGIC — Boston Globe Sports (@BGlobeSports) June 26, 2013 “A young man was murdered last week and…


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Does Steelers G Ramon Foster Still Have Room For Growth?

By Jeremy Hritz Much of the talk this offseason about the Steelers offensive line has been focused on Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro, Mike Adams, and Marcus Gilbert and their potential for excellence. Lost in the discussion has been the steady and consistent Ramon Foster. While not as “shiny” a name…




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Rookie LB Jarvis Jones Says He Fully Understands The Steeler Way

It\’s been exactly two months now since the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, and the rookie said in a Tuesday morning interview on NFL AM that he certainly understands what the organization expects from him moving forward. “When you…



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Steelers Rookies Tasked With Turning Around Special Teams In 2013

In 2012, the Pittsburgh Steelers “true” rookies combined to play 966 snaps on either offense or defense and in 2011, that number came in at 1,398 snaps. It\’s a known fact that Steelers rookies on the defensive side of the ball are lucky to see any playing time during their…




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Lions Sign Former Steelers S Chris Hope On Monday

Tim Twentyman reports Monday via Twitter that the Detroit Lions have signed former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Chris Hope. Hope, who was originally drafted by the Steelers in the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft, played in 16 games the Atlanta Falcons in 2012 after spending the previous six seasons…




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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Helping Rookie LB Vince Williams Learn How To Cover

After the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted linebacker Vince Williams in the sixth-round of the 2013 NFL Draft, linebackers coach Keith Butler made it clear what he needs to see out of the Florida State product come the start of the season. “He runs at the ball well,” said Butler. “He gets…


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A More Confident And Dangerous Joe Flacco In 2013?

By Jeremy Hritz Watching the Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl this past January wasn’t an easy thing to do for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In fact, the entirety of the 2012 Ravens playoff series was difficult to watch because of the clutch play of oft-scrutinized quarterback Joe Flacco. Flacco’s performance…