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Steelers 2012 Salary Cap Situation Heading Into Denver

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have left for Denver for their season opener, and no new contract for wide receiver Mike Wallace was reported to be on board, we can now take a firmer look at where the team sits from a salary cap standpoint headed into week 1 of…


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Steelers Leave For Denver And New Contract For Mike Wallace Misses Flight

The bewitching hour has come and gone as the Pittsburgh Steelers have boarded their plane and left for Denver with no news that wide receiver Mike Wallace has received a long-term deal. While there is a very tiny, tiny, tiny chance that they just are keeping it hush, it wouldn\’t…


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Steelers Head Into 2012 Season With Questionable Linebacker Group

The Pittsburgh Steelers head into the 2012 season with huge question marks at one of their most important position groups on defense, and I am of course talking about the linebacker group. Starting right outside linebacker James Harrison is all but ruled out for the Sunday night opener in Denver…


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Steelers Broncos Game Preview – Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers open their 2012 season Sunday night against the Denver Broncos and below is a breakdown of the game from an offensive and defensive perspective. Steelers On Offense: Expect Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley to try to run early and often in this game. He used Will Johnson…


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Only Hours Left To Get New Deal Done With Wallace

In about 5 hours from now the Pittsburgh Steelers will be on a plane headed to Denver to take on the Denver Broncos in Sunday night in the opener. That\’s roughly now how many hours are left before a new long-term deal needs to done with wide receiver Mike Wallace….


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Steelers Broncos By The Numbers

As we get ready for the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night opener against the Denver Broncos, here are some interesting numbers that relate to the game. 1 – The number of interceptions that safety Troy Polamalu needs to become the ninth Steelers’ player to record 30 career interceptions. 2 – The…


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Stephen A. Smith Blast Ike Taylor & James Harrison On ESPN First Take

Loud mouth Stephen A. Smith gave the Pittsburgh Steelers, and more specifically, cornerback Ike Taylor, some bulletin board material this morning on ESPN First Take. When  Smith and co-host Skip Bayless got to the part of the show where they broke down the Steelers opener Sunday night against the Denver…


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NFL Suspensions Of Players Involved In Saints Bounty Scandal Overturned

Big news on Friday as the Burbank appeals panel overturned the suspensions of the four New Orleans Saints suspended for their roles in the bounty scandal. In summation, it means that Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove will be reinstated immediately. Vilma, who is facing a season-long…




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James Harrison Says He Is A Game Time Decision For Broncos Game

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison told the media Friday afternoon that he is a game time decision for the Sunday night opener against the Denver Broncos, according to Andrew Stockey of WTAE-TV on Twitter. #Steelers James Harrison says its a game time decision if he will play in Denver. —…


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The Terrible Podcast – Previewing The Denver Broncos Game Episode

Season 3, Episode 13 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd I start off our preview of the Sunday night opener for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Denver Broncos by going over the Thursday injury report and what we are looking for Friday. Will James Harrison play…


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Fantasy Predictions & Analysis Week 1: Steelers Versus Broncos

By Christopher DiMarino Fantasy Overview: The season is underway and the excitement that\’s been culminating all summer will be quelled in only a few days. The Pittsburgh Steelers have a big opening game matchup against the Denver Broncos this Sunday night. To get a chance at redemption early will be…


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Can The \”Lake Effect\” Work On New Steelers CB DeMarcus Van Dyke?

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed cornerback and former third round pick DeMarcus Van Dyke on Thursday and immediately everyone has questions about the signing. The Oakland Raiders gave up on the University of Miami product after he played in 14 games as a rookie. He started 4 of those games and…


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Report: Steelers To Sign CB DeMarcus Van Dyke

PFT is reporting via Twitter Thursday evening that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be signing cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke, who was waived by the Oakland Raiders just a few days ago. Steelers will be signing fastest man in 2011 combine: CB DeMarcus Van Dyke. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) September 6, 2012 Van…


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Chris Carter Now Likely To Start Sunday Night Against Broncos At ROLB

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison did not practice on Thursday due to his knee so that means we can likely expect second year linebacker Chris Carter to get the start at right outside linebacker in the Sunday night opener against the Denver Broncos. Mike Bires of the Beaver County Times…


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Steelers To Wear 1934 Throwback Uniforms In Games Against Redskins & The Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II said Thursday afternoon on Steelers Live at 4 that the team will wear their 1934 throwback uniforms in the home games against the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Ravens. Announced on http://t.co/8xjc07lB Live, we will wear our throwback uniforms at home vs. Redskins…


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Steelers Injury Report: Thursday Week 1 Denver Broncos – James Harrison Sits

The Thursday injury report for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now out and it shows that both linebacker James Harrison (knee) and running back Baron Batch (groin) did not practice after both were limited on Wednesday. Linebacker Larry Foote (ankle) participated fully after sitting out on Wednesday with a minor ankle…


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Talking Steelers Football On The Radio Dial Thursday

If you care to tune in today, I will be on Trib Live Radio Thursday with Michael Grau at 3:00 p.m. EST and you can listen to that live here: http://sportstalk.triblive.com/tribradio/player/. Immediately following that, I will be on with David Todd, my co-host on The Terrible Podcast, at 3:30 p.m….


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Larry Foote To Practice Thursday After Sitting Out Wednesday

When the Pittsburgh Steelers injury report was released on Wednesday, an unexpected name showed up on it in the form of starting BUCK linebacker Larry Foote, who sat out practice with an ankle issue. The injury was not speculated to be serious in nature and Foote said on Thursday that…


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Baron Batch Says MRI On Injured Groin Showed Nothing Alarming

Tim Benz of 105 The X Radio reports Thursday via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers second year running back Baron Batch said today that an MRI done on his groin that he injured during the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers didn\’t reveal anything alarming. Batch would only say that the…


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Steelers TE Heath Miller Heads Into 2012 Flying Way Under The Radar

There is one player on the Pittsburgh Steelers offense that has flown way under the radar this offseason and that is tight end Heath Miller. Upon his arrival to the Steel City, new offensive coordinator Todd Haley mentioned Miller by name first during his introductory press conference when he called…


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Steelers Should Hold James Harrison Out For The Opener In Denver

I wrote last week that this week of practice was an important one for Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison, who is trying to recover in time for the Sunday night opener in Denver following a minor procedure on his left knee in the middle of August. Two practices in…


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Report: New Deal For Mike Wallace Not Close As Season Creeps Closer

According to a report this morning by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, the Pittsburgh Steelers are nowhere close to getting a new long-term deal done with wide receiver Mike Wallace prior to the start of the season. Bouchette credits the info to the infamous, source close to the…


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Steelers Worked Out Three Free Agent Defensive Backs Recently

Adam Caplan reported via Twitter on Wednesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers recently brought in free agent defensive backs Terrence Johnson, Dominique Franks and Akwasi Owusu-Ansah for workouts. The reason for the workouts was likely due to cornerback Curtis Brown and safety Robert Golden being dinged up in the preseason finale…