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Wishing All Of You A Very Happy Thanksgiving

With today being Thanksgiving, I wanted to take time out to tell all of you what I am thankful for. First, I would l like to thank all of you that patronize this site and have helped it become what it is today. As you can probably tell, this site is my passion. In addition […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers News, Drew Brees, Saints Preview With Evan Woodbery & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 48 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into talking about what Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had to say Tuesday during his press conference. That includes us updating the health of the team coming out of the bye week as the team prepares to host the New […]

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Report: Chiefs To Sign DE Nick Williams Off Of Steelers Practice Squad

It sounds like the Pittsburgh Steelers will lose another defensive player off of their practice squad on Tuesday. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Kansas City Chiefs will sign defensive end Nick Williams off of the Steelers practice squad on Tuesday. #Chiefs are planning to sign DL Nick Williams off #Steelers practice […]

Steelers Titans Week 5 Practice Injury Report – Friday

07 October 2011

The Steelers wrapped up their Friday practice in preparation for the week 5 game this Sunday against the Tennessee Titans and released their final injury report of the week. Nose tackle Casey Hampton (shoulder), linebacker James Harrison (eye), guard Chris Kemoeatu (knee), defensive end Aaron Smith (foot), running back Mewelde Moore (ankle) and linebacker Jason […]

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2011 NFL Week 4 TOX Stats

06 October 2011

Looking at the week 4 TOX stats by game you can clearly see that the plus 2 number had a field day as it was 8-1. The lone loss involved the Panthers who put up a plus 6 TOX number. That is rare. Year to date teams with a plus 2 TOX in a game […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday October 6th – Humble Cam Edition

06 October 2011

Rookie defensive end Cameron Heyward was on 93.7 The Fan this morning to discuss his first four regular season games with the Steelers. He goes on to explain how he can improve as a player and what the defense needs to improve on as a unit. Heyward really is a good kid and always humble. […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Titans Beat Writer Jim Wyatt Episode

06 October 2011

Season 2, Episode 26 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I spend most of the first half of the show talking about the MASH unit over at the Steelers South Side facility. The list is long and apparently getting longer as both Chris Kemoeatu and Casey Hampton have missed practice the […]

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Video: Troy Polamalu Scares Fans At Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

06 October 2011

As part of a Head and Shoulders promotion, Steelers safety Troy Polamalu had some fun scaring some unsuspecting fans at Madame Tussauds in Hollywood. Polamalu pretended to be a wax still version of himself in full Steelers uniform and came alive when visitors would stop to take a picture with what they thought was a […]

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Steelers Sign Chris Scott To Practice Squad, Release John Malecki

06 October 2011

The merry-go-round of Steelers transactions continues today as recently released offensive lineman Chris Scott has cleared waivers and has been signed to the Steelers practice squad today according to Steelers Digest. Scott was released on Wednesday to make room for tackle Max Starks on the 53 man roster. To make room on the practice squad […]

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Steelers LG Chris Kemoeatu Could Miss A Few Weeks

06 October 2011

Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians spoke to the media per his usual Thursday session and Ken Laird has the transcript up for you to read. Arians told the media that left guard Chris Kemoeatu is dealing with a number of injuries right now that include his balky knee and a bad hand. Arians stated in […]

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Steelers Titans Week 5 Practice Injury Report – Thursday

06 October 2011

The Steelers got their second day of practice in on Thursday in preparation for the Sunday game against the Tennessee Titans and things barely improved on the Thursday injury report. Cornerback Cortez Allen (ankle), nose tackle Casey Hampton (shoulder), guard Chris Kemoeatu (knee), running back Rashard Mendenhall (hamstring), running back Mewelde Moore (ankle), defensive end […]

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Maurkice Pouncey Fined $7500 For Late Hit Against Texans

06 October 2011

Another weeek and another Steelers player has been fined as center Maurkice Pouncey has been fined $7500 for his late hit Sunday against the Houston Texans per Gerry Dulac on Twitter. The late hit happened at the end of a nice 14-yard run to the Texans 6 yard-line by running back Mewelde Moore with just […]

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James Harrison Does Not Think Duane Brown Should Be Fined For Hit

06 October 2011

As many know by now, Steelers linebacker James Harrison suffered a fractured right orbital bone on Sunday against the Houston Texans. Texans tackle Duane Brown slammed helmet to helmet into Harrison on an attempted block and it caused the forehead pad in the helmet of Harrison to slide down and ultimately do the damage to […]

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Cat Out Of Bag? Starks To Start In First Week Back?

05 October 2011

Ed Bouchette reported today that newly re-signed tackle Max Starks took half of the first team snaps today at left tackle in just his first day back with the team and now it seems running back Isaac Redman may have let the cat out of the bag that Starks will indeed start this Sunday against […]

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Steelers Texans Week 4 Defensive Participation Chart

05 October 2011

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers week 4 game versus the Houston Texans this past Sunday. The first noticeable thing is that the Steelers were only in the nickel for 14 non-penalty plays on defense due to the multiple 2 and 3 tight end personnel packages that the Texans used. Because of […]

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Steelers Texans Week 4 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

05 October 2011

Week 4 has come and gone and below is the offensive line report and breakdown for the Steelers week 4 Sunday game on the road against the Houston Texans. As I always like to warn, this grading is done on a play-by-play basis and a good or bad is given on every play. I always […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday October 4th – Arggg Captain Deebo Edition

05 October 2011

The week 5 game release is up now on steelers.com for the Sunday game at Heinz Field against the Tennessee Titans. These are great reads and loaded with facts and stats. Max Starks of course is now back in the fold and Teresa Varley has an article up on him and how he feels good […]

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Steelers Titans Week 5 Practice Injury Report – Wednesday

05 October 2011

The Steelers got the first official day of practice in on Wednesday following the 17-10 loss to the Houston Texans this past Sunday. They now prepare to play the Tennessee Titans this Sunday at Heinz Field. As far as the injury report goes on Wednesday, the Steelers have 10 players listed on it. Cornerback Cortez […]

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How The Steelers Were Able To Afford Max Starks

05 October 2011

I have been asked how the Steelers were able to afford Max Starks being as they were so strapped for cap room so I thought I would post the specifics in a short post. Before Starks signed his one year deal for the vet minimum the Steelers reportedly just under the salary cap by less […]

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Max Starks Contract 1 Year For $810K

05 October 2011

Gerry Dulac reported a little while ago on Twitter that the contract for newly re-signed tackle Max Starks is for one year and the veteran minimum of $810,000. The contract is believed to have included a $50,000 signing bonus in addition. The new Starks contract is believed to only count $575,000 against the cap per […]

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Steelers Sign Tristan Davis To Practice Squad, Release Damon Cromartie-Smith

05 October 2011

As expected the Steelers also announced a practice squad move this morning as safety Damon Cromartie-Smith was released from the 8 man practice squad and running back Tristan Davis was signed to take his spot. The Steelers signing of Davis is due to the injuries to Rashard Mendenhall and Mewelde Moore. Mendenhall has a strained […]

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Steelers Sign Max Starks, Release Chris Scott

05 October 2011

The Steelers re-signed tackle Max Starks today to the active roster and released 2010 5th round draft pick Chris Scott to make room for him on the 53 man roster. Starks was originally drafted by the Steelers in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft and started 68 games for the Steelers over a […]

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Steelers 2011 Rushing & Passing Directional Stats After 4 Games

05 October 2011

It is that time again to look at the Steelers directional stats after the first 4 games of the season. Below are the rushing and passing stats for the offense and defense by direction after week 4. They include the Steelers NFL ranking in each of the stat categories. Rushing wise on offense you can […]

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Explaining The Max Starks Money Issue & Other Thoughts On If He Re-signs

04 October 2011

It has been quite a day for Steeler Nation. This morning came the announcement that linebacker James Harrison will be lost for several weeks with a right orbital fracture and tonight it got even more interesting as there is a report out now that Max Starks visited with the Steelers this evening and could be […]

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Report: Max Starks Visits Steelers Could Sign Soon

04 October 2011

WPXI-TV Sports Director Alby Oxenreiter is reporting via Twitter that former Steelers tackle Max Starks visited with the Steelers this evening and is expected to re-sign with the team soon. Starks was released by the Steelers prior to the start of training camp as he was reportedly over weight and still trying to recover from […]

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Update: Steelers LB James Harrison Likely Out 4-6 Weeks

04 October 2011

Updating the previous reports on injured linebacker James Harrison, Ed Bouchette is reporting via Twitter that Harrison could be out anywhere from 4-6 weeks. Harrison will have surgery on Wednesday to repair his fractured right orbital bone that suffered Sunday against the Houston Texans. Harrison is believed to have suffered the injury during a helmet-to-helmet […]

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Video Of Duane Brown Helmet-to-Helmet Hit On James Harrison

04 October 2011

It was announced earlier this afternoon that Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison will be lost for several weeks to a fractured right orbital bone that he suffered against the Houston Texans this past Sunday. I posted a link to the actual play on Twitter a while ago and you can see in the Youtube video […]

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Charting The Offensive Line Pass Protection Help Versus Texans

04 October 2011

I received a few questions wondering about how much help the offensive line received this past Sunday in pass protection against the Houston Texans so I had Alan Gifford go through the 39 drop backs of Ben Roethlisberger to report what he saw and chart who stayed in on each play and who chipped before […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Texans Recap & Injury Updates Episode

04 October 2011

Season 2, Episode 25 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd is back with me today. Apologies for the schedule change this week and we will be coming at you this Thursday and Friday as opposed to our normal Wednesday-Friday schedule. Thursday we expect to have Tennessee Titans beat writer Jim Wyatt as […]

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