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Steelers Colts Preseason Defensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the defensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 2 preseason game loss on Thursday against the Indianapolis Colts along with a few observations I made. Player Notes: All of the main first team players saw 28 snaps and of course that was about…


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Did Preseason Performance Of Special Teams Get Al Everest Fired?

The Pittsburgh Steelers fired special teams coach Al Everest on Thursday and replaced him with assistant special teams coach Amos Jones. While we don\’t know the real reason as to why Everest was let go, we can only assume that it might have been performance related until we hear otherwise….


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Steelers Injury Report: Isaac Redman Expected To Start Against Bills

Some very good news on the injury front as Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Friday morning that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman will play Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills after making it through a full week of practice. “I\’m anxious to get out there,” Redman said…


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Colts Trade Wind Rumors Likely Don\’t Include Mike Wallace

The trade rumor pot in regard to Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace is once again being stirred after Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay took to Twitter today to tweet, “SERIOUS TRADE WINDS Swirling! We\’re talking given up high pick for SERIOUS Vet/Starter!.. these deals often crumble…


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Steelers QB Jerrod Johnson Unlikey To Play Versus Bills

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Thursday during his press conference that 4th string quarterback Jerrod Johnson is unlikely to play Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills. Tomlin said that the Texas A&M product “probably got the short straw this week”, when he was asked about the quarterback rotation…


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Assistant Amos Jones To Be Steelers New Special Teams Coach

The Pittsburgh Steelers parted ways with special teams coach Al Everest on Thursday and now Bob Labriola reports via Twitter that assistant special teams coach Amos Jones will replace Everest. There has been no official word yet as to why Everest had been let go. Jones is entering his sixth…


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Report: Steelers Part Ways With Special Teams Coach Al Everest

NFL insider Jay Glazer is reporting via Twitter that the Pittsburgh Steelers have parted ways with special teams coach Al Everest on Thursday. Everest was about to enter his third season as the special teams coach after being hired on January 21, 2010 to replace the fired Bob Ligashesky. Prior…



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Steelers Might Possibly Only Dress Three Running Backs Against Bills Saturday

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Thursday during his press conference that running back Jason Ford (hamstring) will not travel with the team Saturday night for the third preseason game against the Buffalo Bills as he continues to recover from a hamstring injury. As expected, running back Rashard Mendenhall…


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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Press Conference – Buffalo Bills Preseason Game

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his press conference on Thursday to talk about the upcoming preseason game Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills and below is the audio along with the talking points. Tomlin said that the starters on both offense and defense will play at least a…


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The Yearly Worrying About Players Making It To Practice Squad Is Here

You can tell that the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 season is ever so close because the worrying is ramping up about whether or not a player or players that the Steelers might waive during the final cut down will make it to the practice squad. What most fail to recognize is…



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Steelers LB Adrian Robinson Not Happy About One Trick Pony Label

If you heard the NBC broadcast of the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night game against the Indianapolis Colts, you likely heard Cris Collinsworth talk about what head coach Mike Tomlin told him about undrafted free agent linebacker Adrian Robinson. Collinsworth said that when he asked Tomlin about Robinson, who had solid…


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David Todd Gets His Own Show On ESPN 970

In case you didn\’t hear the good news on the Tuesday edition of The Terrible Podcast, my co-host David Todd has received word that he has been given his own show on ESPN 970. Official word just came down. I will be hosting my own show on 970 ESPN Pittsburgh…


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Ryan Clark Says No Gatorade Baths When Steelers Beat Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark is always gives an entertaining interview and such was the case Wednesday morning when he appeared on the morning show NFL AM. During the interview Clark was asked by Eric Davis how much he hates the Baltimore Ravens. The response Clark gave was a pretty…


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Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Told Not To Talk About His Knee Injury

Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Wednesday via Twitter that linebacker Stevenson Sylvester was off limits to the media today and that he was told not to discuss his knee injury. Sylvester did say that he hurt his knee during Saturday\’s “walkthrough” at St. Vincent College, according to Mark…


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Steelers NT Casey Hampton Recently Had Left Elbow Fixed

According to both Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Tim Benz of 105.9 The X, Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton recently had his left elbow “fixed”. Hampton is currently wearing a cast of some sorts and still expects to be ready for the season opener against the Denver…


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15 Steelers Players On The 53 Man Roster Bubble

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have two preseason games in the books, but there are still several battles still going on for roster spots. The first round of cuts take place next week and the last two preseason games will be important to the 15 players that I have below that…


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Steelers Offensive Line Grades & Breakdown Report Versus Colts

Below are my offensive line grades and breakdown of the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-24 preseason game win Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts. I always like to disclaimer that not knowing the exact play call and assignments on each play makes it tough, especially with the normal TV angles. The All-22…


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Preseason Stats & Run Pass Balance Are Meaningless

Through the first two preseason games the Pittsburgh Steelers have run the ball 58.6% of the time and immediately fans jump to the conclusion that this is the type of run heavy play calling balance that we will see once the regular season begins. The first thing to keep in…


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Decision To Allow Rainey To Return Might Be Looked At By League

It will not be surprising if we haven\’t heard the least of the decision made Sunday night by the Pittsburgh Steelers that allowed running back Chris Rainey to return to game against the Indianapolis Colts after he suffered an apparent head injury. Rainey took a shot to the head early…


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Isaac Redman Practices Fully On Tuesday

Some good news on the injury front at the running back position for the Pittsburgh Steelers as Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review informed me this evening that running back Isaac Redman was indeed back at practice today and worked fully. Earlier in the day I speculated on a report…


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Stevenson Sylvester Had Knee Procedure Done, Starks Back With First Team

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice fields Tuesday at their facility and head coach Mike Tomlin told the media after practice that linebacker Stevenson Sylvester (knee) has had a minor procedure done now on his knee. “He got hurt either Friday or Saturday in Latrobe,” said Tomlin. “We’re…



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Steelers RB Isaac Redman Still Dealing With Injured Hip

Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Tuesday via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman said today that the MRI that he had last week revealed that the injury that currently has him out of action is to his hip and not his groin. Robinson reports that Redman…