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2014 Steelers : The Terrible Training Camp Preview

The wait is almost over as the Pittsburgh Steelers will report to Latrobe for the start of their 2014 training camp on Friday and they’ll hit the fields on Saturday to conduct their first practice. To ring in the start of training camp, Steelers Depot will now bring you 24-plus straight hours of content starting […]

Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones – Technique Versus Talent

By Alex Kozora A few weeks ago, we took a purely statistical approach to evaluating Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones as he enters his second season. Obviously, numbers alone don’t tell the story. Tape is more important than historical data as data doesn’t hold a tangible effect on him. That’s what we’ll accomplish today. If […]

48 Plays That Shaped The Steelers 2013 Season: Week 16 Versus Packers

By Alex Kozora Before turning out attention to the start of training camp, we’ll revisit 2013 one more time. This is a brand new series that will be recapping each game by highlighting three plays that shaped the final score – and the 2013 season – of the Pittsburgh Steelers. There are roughly a million candidates […]

Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Inactive Players Versus Browns

17 October 2009

This weeks tea leaves presents a few challenges on picking the game day inactives. Although it is speculated that Willie Parker and Troy Polamalu will both be active this week, any false move from now until game time will land them squarely back on the inactive list as a precaution. I am going to assume […]

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7 Things To Look For Sunday Versus Cleveland

16 October 2009

Running Back Division Of Labor – The division of labor between running backs Willie Parker and Rashard Mendenhall against the Browns on Sunday shouldn\’t be a big deal. The big deal will be if they can\’t run as a team against Browns 32nd ranked run defense. The Browns run a 3-4 defense base that the […]

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Steelers Browns Week 6 Friday Practice Injury Report – Mendenhall Practices

16 October 2009

The Steelers wrapped up their regular practice preparations on Friday to get ready to face the Browns on Sunday. Running back Rashard Mendenhall (illness) returned to practice fully on Friday after sitting out Thursday with the flu and has been removed from the injury report. Guard Trai Essex (ankle), linebacker James Farrior (elbow), defensive end […]

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Steelers Browns Week 6 Thursday Practice Injury Report – Parker & Polamalu Work Again

15 October 2009

On Thursday the Steelers continued practice preparations for the week 6 game versus the Cleveland Browns this coming Sunday. Wide receiver Hines Ward (not injury related) practiced fully on Thursday after having his normal Wednesday off. Running back Rashard Mendenhall (illness) was added to the injury report after sitting out Thursday. Linebacker Andre Frazier (thigh) […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday October 15th

15 October 2009

Former Steelers fullback and defensive back, Ernest B. Bonelli (Ernie), passed away on Monday at the age of 90. RIP Ernie! Running back Willie Parker is wearing specially designed shoes by Nike to protect his turf toe injury. To read between the lines, it does not sound like he will play Sunday versus the Browns. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday October 14th

14 October 2009

Linebacker James Harrison was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the win over the Detroit Lions. Way to go Deebo! Eric Mangini held his press conference today for the upcoming Steelers game and we found the transcript. Defensive end Aaron Smith reportedly has had a sore right shoulder for […]

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Steelers Browns Week 6 Wednesday Practice Injury Report – Parker & Polamalu Practice

14 October 2009

On Wednesday the Steelers began practice preparations for the week 6 game versus the Cleveland Browns. Wide receiver Hines Ward (not injury related) had his normal Wednesday off. Running back Willie Parker (toe) and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) practiced fully as they look to return against the Browns. Thursday will be the key day after […]

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Steelers Sign DE Harris, Place DE Smith On Injured Reserve

14 October 2009

On Wednesday the Steelers placed defensive end Aaron Smith on injured reserve and signed defensive end Ra\’Shon Harris from the Carolina Panthers practice squad to the 53-man roster. Smith suffered a severe right shoulder injury during the Detroit Lions game this past Sunday and will require season ending surgery. Harris was a sixth-round draft pick […]

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Where We Miss Troy

13 October 2009

If you watched the game on Sunday, you certainly remeber the play that Daunte Culpepper hit fullback Jerome Felton with a pass in the short middle area of the field that ended up going for 27 yards. I have that play broken down in the pictures below. In closing this was a well designed play, […]

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DE Aaron Smith To Have Rotator Cuff Surgery

13 October 2009

Jim Wexell is reporting that Steelers defensive end Aaron Smith will undergo surgery on his right rotator cuff on Friday. Smith will reportedly be lost for an estimated 3 months of time as he recuperates. It is not yet known if Smith will be placed on injured reserve yet or be shelved on the roster […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday October 13th

13 October 2009

Scott Brown has a good read on safety Troy Polamalu and how he is quite the practical joker in the locker room. Hopefully Polamalu will return this week versus the Browns. Mike Bires reports that the new nickname for tight end Heath Miller is Big Money. Miller is on pace to catch 93 balls and […]

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Audio from Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Tuesday October 13th Press Conference

13 October 2009

Audio from Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin press conference on Tuesday October 13th. Tomlin addresses the upcoming week 6 Cleveland Browns game. As far as injuries go, running back Willie Parker (toe) and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) look to practice fully on Wednesday to see where they are in regards to their injuries. Guard Chris […]

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How Sweed It Isn\’t

12 October 2009

Well, the attempt of Master Tomlin to get through to Jedi Limas Sweed seems to have failed. It has worked well with Jedi Rashard Mendenhall up to this point. Tomlin attempted to get Sweed involved early in the game with a high percentage pass and while not a perfect one, it was one Sweed should […]

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2009 Week 5 Game Recap: Steelers 28 Lions 20

11 October 2009

Another week and another game that came down to the opponents last drive. The Steelers held off a late Detroit surge and defeated the Lions, 28-20, today at Ford Field. The Steelers led the Lions by 15 late in the fourth quarter but as has happened so many times this season, the defense gave up […]

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Audio from Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Detroit Lions Post Game Press Conference

11 October 2009

Audio from Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin post game press conference following the 2009, week 5 win against the Detroit Lions on Sunday October 11th, 2009. Transcript to follow. Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page] Mike Tomlin: “Mission […]

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Steelers Lions Inactives List Week 5

11 October 2009

Below are the pre-game inactive players list of both the Steelers and the Lions. The inactive list are released 90 minutes before game time. Steelers Inactives RB Willie Parker QB Dennis Dixon (3rd QB) S Troy Polamalu T Tony Hills WR Shaun McDonald G Kraig Urbik CB Keenan Lewis DE Nick Eason Lions Inactives QB […]

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Week 5 NFL Picks 2009

10 October 2009

Below are my picks for the week 5 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 9-5 in week 4 & 40-22 overall. Minnesota Vikings 29 St. Louis Rams 13 Dallas Cowboys 24 Kansas City Chiefs 20 Carolina Panthers 20 Washington Redskins 17 Philadelphia Eagles 35 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 New York […]

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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Inactive Players Versus Lions

10 October 2009

Baring any late changes, it now appears Limas Sweed will be back active this week and veteran Shaun McDonald will go back to the inactive list. Both Willie Parker and Troy Polamalu remain out injured. Offensive lineman Tony Hills and Kraig Urbik should assume their normal spots on the game day scratches as should defensive […]

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Another Shot For Limas Sweed, McDonald To Sit Sunday

10 October 2009

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has been busy sending messages to his second year 2008 draft picks the last few weeks. It started with running back Rashard Mendenhall, who was held to only special teams work after against Cincinnati, after a bad week of preparations during the week leading up to the game. Mendenhall responded […]

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Steelers Versus Lions Week 5 Preview & Prediction

10 October 2009

The Steelers look to take out their previous 4 weeks frustrations against the detroit Lions on Sunday. At 2-2, no win has been easy up to this point. Even a 28-0 lead against the Chargers on Sunday night ended up turning into a nail biter. This Sunday second year running back Rashard Mendenhall will get […]

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7 Things To Look For Sunday Versus Detroit

10 October 2009

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Sunday as the Steelers visit the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Face Me Ike vs Megatron – Ike Taylor has done a stellar job versus opponents number one receiver this season. Last week it was Vincent Jackson, this week Calvin Johnson. If Johnson is shut down, […]

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Mendenhall Showing Trust & Vision

09 October 2009

The play below against the San Diego Chargers, gives a great view of running back Rashard Mendenhall showing great trust, vision and tackle breaking ability all in one play. Now the blocking is crazy good here, but regardless, Mendenhall still knows that his responsibility will be the free safety. This is great power inside running.

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Steelers Lions Week 5 Friday Practice Injury Report – Parker Out & Polamalu Doubtful

09 October 2009

The Steelers wrapped up practice preparations on Friday and will now get ready to travel to Detroit to take on the Lions. Running back Willie Parker (toe) sat out Friday\’s practice once again and is listed as out as he still is struggling with his turf toe. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) remained limited in practice […]

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Steelers Lions Week 5 Thursday Practice Injury Report – Parker & Johnson Sit

08 October 2009

For the Steelers on Thursday, running back Willie Parker (toe) sat out practice again today and it is very unlikely he will be play this week versus Detroit. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) remains limited in practice and he too is looking to be out again this week. Tight end David Johnson (ankle) sat out on […]

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Don\’t Even Suggest Trading Willie Parker

08 October 2009

I have read various message board post this week about how the Steelers should trade away running back Willie Parker before the season ends now that Rashard Mendenhall had one break out game as a starter. The truth is, while Mendenhall certainly looked great against a banged up 3-4 Chargers defense, it was only one […]

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Be On The Lookout For Phil Luckett In Detroit

08 October 2009

The last time the Steelers played the Lions in Detroit is a memory most Steelers fans can not get out of their head. It was the infamous Thanksgiving Day game in 1998 that featured the coin-toss where Steelers running back Jerome Bettis calls tails but referee Phil Luckett says he called heads. Detroit won the […]

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