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2014 Steelers Mock Draft Version 3.0 – Post Pro Days

With today being my birthday, I thought I would give all of you a gift. Now that the 2014 Pro Days now pretty much behind us, it is now time for my third 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft, or as I like to call them, educated guesses to inspire good draft talk about players. I […]

The Terrible Podcast – Talking NFL Draft With Dave-Te Thomas Episode

Season 4, Episode 94 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with co-host David Todd out of action on this Monday, I am pleased to be joined by Dave-Te Thomas from Scouting Services. If you have listened to the podcast over the years, you know that it is hard to summarize an interview with Thomas. […]

A Look At The Kelvin Benjamin Drops From 2013

We will continue on today talking more about Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin and whether or not he should be considered as the first round pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2014 NFL Draft. I have already documented Benjamin's touchdowns from 2013 and it's only fair that we have a look now at […]

NFL Expands Salary Cap To $127 million in 2009

26 February 2009

The salary cap will be expanded to $127 million in 2009. NFL teams didn’t spend as much as they were supposed to under the collective bargaining agreement the past three years so teams were notified on Wednesday that the salary cap will increase over $4 million from $123 to $127 million for this coming year. […]

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Harrison And Steelers Still Not Close On New Contract

25 February 2009

The Steelers and Pro Bowl linebacker James Harrison remain far apart in negotiations, Harrison\'s agent, Bill Parise, told ESPN.com on Wednesday. For the Steelers and Harrison, this is one of those times, as the two sides remain far apart in contract negotiations, Harrison\'s agent, Bill Parise, said. "We\'re talking and meeting pretty regularly, almost daily, […]

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Jeff Saturday Interested In Playing Guard For The Steelers

25 February 2009

Three-time Pro Bowl Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday will likely becomes an unrestricted free agent at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, and apparently wants to play for the Steelers. "I talked to Jeff after the Super Bowl, and he said if you can get me there, that would be beautiful," said Pittsburgh-based agent Ralph Cindrich. "This […]

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Rich Eisen 40-Yard Dash

24 February 2009

Video of NFL Network host Rich Eisen running his annual 40-yard dash at the 2009 NFL scouting combine. This is funny stuff right here, especially with the SimulCam. Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page]

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Steelers Trying To Keep G Chris Kemoeatu

24 February 2009

The Steelers are in talks to keep guard Chris Kemoeatu. They are negotiating with Kemoeatu, who finished his first season as the Steelers starting left guard in his fourth year in the league. Kemoeatu\'s agent, Ken Vierra, said he talked Friday with Steelers contract negotiator Omar Khan in Indianapolis during the combine and "I would […]

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Jeff Reed Pleads Guilty, Fined

20 February 2009

Steelers kicker Jeff Reed pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and criminal mischief after police said he damaged a paper towel dispenser and harassed employees at a Sheetz convenience store early Sunday. Witnesses had told police that Reed went into the store bathroom and then became irate that there were no paper towels in the towel […]

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Steelers Place Franchise Tag On Max Starks

19 February 2009

The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed the franchise tag on tackle Max Starks on Thursday, a move that will keep him from entering free agency and guarantee him $8.451 million in salary for the 2009 season. The Steelers will now attempt to work out a long-term deal with Starks, who started 11 games last season at […]

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Kevin Colbert NFL Combine Media Session

19 February 2009

Pittsburgh Steelers Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert just wrapped up his meeting with the media at the 2009 NFL Combine. Below are some highlights of his press conference. On the Steelers finding the right guys to fit the system: "They have maintained a consistent philisophy of the type of player they want. You had […]

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2009 NFL Combine Results

18 February 2009

The 2009 NFL Combine starts on Thursday in Indianapolis with weigh ins of height and weight measurements and interviews. We will have the complete results of the combine stats in sortable fashion. Drills and 40 yard dashes begin on Saturday. Please follow the links below to keep up to date with all of the NFL […]

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Santonio Holmes Fined 10K For Post Touchdown Celebration

18 February 2009

Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes has been fined $10,000 for using the ball as a prop, a NFL league source said on Wednesday. Holmes impersonated LeBron James and tossed the football in the air the way the basketball player does chalk dust after scoring the game winning touchdown in Super Bowl 43. Holmes did not […]

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Center Alex Mack Will Not Participate At NFL Combine

18 February 2009

University of California center Alex Mack sprained his ankle on Monday, and it will prevent him from participating in drills this week in Indianapolis at the 2009 NFL Combine. “While preparing for the combine on Monday with my trainer, I suffered a sprained ankle,” Mack said. “The injury isn’t serious, but unfortunately, it is going […]

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Polamalu and Ward Used New Vampire Blood Therapy

17 February 2009

Two of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ biggest stars, Hines Ward and Troy Polamalu have recently undergone a new procedure, commonly called platelet-rich plasma therapy to help recover from injuries. The innovative injury uses a persons own blood to treat an injured area. read more here on this innovative blood injury treatment

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Former Steeler Donnie Shell Retires From Panthers

17 February 2009

Donnie Shell, a member of the famed Pittsburgh Steelers\' "Steel Curtain" defense in the 1970s and director of the Carolina Panthers\' player development program for 15 years, announced his retirement from the National Football League on Tuesday following a decorated career as a player and administrator. read more here on retirement of Donnie Shell

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Fred Taylor Will Not Be A Steeler

17 February 2009

I am not too sure what SI writer Peter King is smoking, but to suggest that recently released Jaguar running back Fred Taylor could be a Steeler, it must be some good stuff. With Rashard Mendenhall surely to be recovered from his injury and Mewelde Moore likely to be kept at his bargain price, there […]

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Butler Heir Apparent To LeBeau At Defensive Coordinator

17 February 2009

If ever there was writing on the wall, Steelers linebacker coach Keith Butler will take over as defensive coordinator when Dick Lebeau retires. The Steelers granted Butler permission to talk to Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt about the vacant defensive coordinator position with the Cardinals. Butler evidently did not take the job and instead […]

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James Harrison Skit On SNL Weekend Update

16 February 2009

The Saturday Night Live crew did a funny skit during the Weekend Update segment with Seth Myers. SNL cast member, Kenan Thompson, impersonated Steelers linebacker James Harrison as he gasp for oxygen while being interviewed by Myers. Below is the funny video.

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Next Season Sports 2009 Mock Draft

16 February 2009

I recently took part in a cooperative mock draft at Next Season Sports with other NFL bloggers. The bloggers ranged from newspaper reporters to well established fan site writers. In the mock draft I selected center Alex Mack from the University of California. Below is the explanation of my pick. Ah, it is good to […]

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Happy Birthday Jerome Bettis (37)

16 February 2009

Today is the 37th birthday of Jerome Bettis. The Bus was born in Detroit, Michigan were he returned to win Super Bowl XL with the Steelers. You can visit the official website of Jerome Bettis below. http://www.thebus36.com/ Happy Birthday Jerome, from all of Steeler Nation.

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Steelers sign defensive end Jordan Reffett

16 February 2009

The Steelers added depth to their offseason roster by signing first-year defensive end Jordan Reffett to the roster on Monday. Reffett is a graduate of the University of Washington and was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent last April. He was released in training camp and signed to the practice […]

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Jeff Reed Has Run In With Empty Paper Towel Holder

14 February 2009

Steelers kicker Jeff Reed has been charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct after throwing a temper tantrum over an empty paper towel machine at at Sheetz convenience store in New Alexandria borough shortly before 3 a.m. Reed found that the paper towel holder in the bathroom was empty and started banging from inside the […]

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Get Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau To The Top Of IMDB

13 February 2009

Well the offseason is here and between the Steelers celebrating their sixth Super Bowl championship and the NFL combine starting next week, I thought we would have a little fun. As many Steeler fans already know, our defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau was once a stunt double in the 1970 movie, Too Late the Hero, starring Michael […]

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Steelers Re-Sign Practice Squad Players, Add WR Williams & FB Powdrell

12 February 2009

The Steelers re-signed WR Dallas Baker, CB Roy Lewis, S Ryan Mundy, TE Dezmond Sherrod, RB Justin Vincent and LB Donovan Woods on Thursday. All six players spent part or all of the 2008 season on the Steelers practice squad. The Steelers also signed two additional players to their offseason roster. Those players were, WR […]

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Steelers Working On Contract Extension For James Harrison

12 February 2009

The Steelers are currently negotiating a salary raise and contract extension for linebacker James Harrison, according to Harrison\'s agent, Bill Parise, with both sides having discussions as often as twice a day. "It\'s been a very open process, and it\'s going about the way you would expect," Parise said. "So I think everything is moving […]

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Santonio Holmes Re-Enacts Catch For Regis, Kelly

11 February 2009

Steelers Super Bowl MVP wide receiver Santonio Holmes was a guest Wednesday on "Live With Regis and Kelly" and re-enacted the winning touchdown catch that won Super Bowl 43. Holmes also made surprising revelations about his health during the championship game, but officials at Steelers headquarters said Holmes was just joking. Holmes claimed he played […]

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Hines Ward Has Shoulder Surgery, Knee Will Be Fine

10 February 2009

Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward had successful shoulder clean up surgery this week. Ward will not need surgery on the sprained right knee that he injured in the AFC Championship game versus Baltimore, said his agent, Darren Martin. Martin also said, that Ward is not expected to be limited in offseason workouts.

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Roethlisberger Played Super Bowl With Fractured Ribs

09 February 2009

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger played in Super Bowl 43 with at least two small rib fractures, according to SI writer Peter King. Roethlisberger did undergo X-rays during Super Bowl week, but he injury did not show up until a post-Super Bowl MRI back in Pittsburgh. The NFL said on Monday that the Steelers were not […]

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