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Report: Steelers Sign G Adam Gettis, DB Jordan Sullen To Practice Squad

We can probably expect a few practice squad roster moves to be announced by the Pittsburgh Steelers this morning as guard Adam Gettis and defensive back Jordan Sullen have both announced on their Twitter accounts that they have signed with the team after auditioning Tuesday. Sullen, who was originally signed back in May by the […]

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Steelers LB Sean Spence Hard At Work Training In Miami

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Sean Spence wasn’t able to make back in 2013 from the serious knee injury that he suffered during the final preseason game of his rookie year, but the young Miami product is currently hard at work preparing for the 2014 season. This past week, Spence, who was drafted by the Steelers in […]

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Steelers G David DeCastro Shows First-Round Pedigree In Win Over Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers right guard David DeCastro made his ninth career start Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens and it was by far the best game of his young career. Below is a look at five running plays from that game in which DeCastro showed why the Steelers drafted him in the first round of the 2012 […]

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Richard Mann Explains Decision To Add Of WR Devon Wylie To The Practice Squad

With two wide receivers already on the Pittsburgh Steelers practice squad in Kashif Moore and Justin Brown, the decision to add free agent wide receiver Devon Wylie earlier this week to the eight man unit was a curious one. In a recent interview with David Todd of 970 ESPN Radio, wide receiver coach Richard Mann […]

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Browns Trade RB Trent Richardson To Colts For 2014 First-Round Draft Pick

On Wednesday, the Cleveland Browns traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts for their first-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. The trade, which pretty much came out of nowhere, now gives the Browns 10 draft picks in 2014, including a pair of first-round selections. Cleveland had previously acquired the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 […]

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Steelers LB Larry Foote Has Likely Played His Last Down In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker and defensive team captain Larry Foote had surgery Tuesday to repair the torn right biceps that he suffered in the season opener against the Tennessee Titans. Now that he has been lost for the season, you have to think he’s probably played his last down in Pittsburgh. Foote, who was an […]

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Cardinals Claim Former Steelers NT Alameda Ta’amu Off Waivers Sunday

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived second-year nose tackle Alameda Ta’amu on Saturday and on Sunday he was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Cardinals. Ta’amu , who the Steelers drafted in the fourth-round of the 2012 NFL Draft, was beaten out by Hebron Fangupo for the backup nose tackle spot on the 53 man roster during […]

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Versatile Robert Golden Playing All The Positions In The Steelers Secondary

The Pittsburgh Steelers got a gift following the 2012 NFL Draft when they were able to land Robert Golden as an undrafted free agent. With one season now under his belt, they will expect him to take another step forward in 2013 as they start to prepare for the unavoidable changing of the guard at […]

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Two Weeks Of Steelers Training Camp And Eight Players Added Since It Started

Since the Pittsburgh Steelers opened training camp at the end of July, eight players have been added to the roster. Here is a recap of the seven that remain. D\’Anthony Batiste – Batiste was signed as a free agent after guard Nik Embernate was lost for the season with his knee injury. Last year with […]

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RB Curtis McNeal Was Waived Injured By Steelers

According to the Wednesday official NFL transaction release, undrafted free agent running back Curtis McNeal was waived injured by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bob Labriola reported on the Wednesday edition of Steelers Live that the USC product had an unspecified injury. McNeal had been sidelined the last few days of practice prior to the Tuesday off […]

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Defensive Turnover Includes Steve McLendon Taking Over For Casey Hampton In 2013

By Matthew Marczi After over a decade of watching Casey Hampton anchor the defensive line for the Pittsburgh Steelers (with the exception of a long stretch during the 2004 season when Chris Hoke filled in due to injury), it is an unusual feeling picturing the team’s defense without that comically large helmet spearheading the troops. […]

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\”Time to Die\” – Misbehavior Is Relative In The World Of Professional Sports – Part I

By Matthew Marczi “Time to die” is the text that got former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey in trouble back in 2010. It was a text message to his girlfriend that led to a felony stalking charge that was later knocked down to a misdemeanor after Rainey agreed to take an anger management course […]

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Maurkice Pouncey\’s Emergence As A Leader Evident This Offseason

Matthew Marczi As discussed here previously, it is safe to say that the Pittsburgh Steelers currently have a dearth of leadership on offense that stems from championship success. Aside from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, only tight ends Heath Miller and Matt Spaeth can boast a Super Bowl ring in the offensive huddle. A champion’s leadership had […]

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How DeCastro Blew Up My Mock To My Pleasure – Christina Rivers

By Christina Rivers Sitting, waiting patiently on my hands last night for pick #24 to come for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the unlikeliest players got selected by teams who had a much better shot at grabbing David DeCastro of Stanford; I was nearly as floored as others when it happened.  The pick celebrated throughout Steelers […]

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How The 2001 Draft Led To Casey Hampton

By Christina Rivers It was 2001. The Pittsburgh Steelers had drafted two wide receivers in the first round the previous two years (Troy Edwards and Plaxico Burress). The Steelers were targeting defensive linemen, and for the first time since 1990, they ended up doing something they very seldom ever do; trading down. The result was […]

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\’Terrible Podcast\’ follow-up: Marvin McNutt

By Christina Rivers If you didn\’t listen to the most recent \’Terrible Podcast\’, you missed a great show with Dave Bryan and this week\’s guest Cecil Lammey, NFL insider for 102.3 ESPN in Denver.  When evaluating who might be a good fit for the Steelers at wide receiver in the 2012 NFL Draft, Lammey said […]

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