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Recapping The Steelers Coaching Changes Since Mike Tomlin Arrived In Pittsburgh

On Saturday, it was reported that Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Kirby Wilson would not be back next season as he decided to take the same job with the Minnesota Vikings. Wilson now makes the 13th coach that has left or been fired since Mike Tomlin became head coach of the team in 2007. Here now […]

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Look For Shorter Kickoffs From Shaun Suisham Against The Redskins

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin really doesn\’t know just how good or bad his kickoff coverage unit is thus far being as his kickers booted all four of their kickoffs last week against the New York Giants into the end zone for touchbacks. Because of that, Tomlin figures to have kicker Shaun Suisham ease […]

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Return To Pittsburgh Didn\’t Go Well For Danny Smith

The Pittsburgh Steelers hired Danny Smith away from the Washington Redskins during the offseason to replace Amos Jones as the special teams coordinator, but Smith\’s return home to the area that he was born and raised in Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants didn\’t go well. The Steelers special teams […]

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Free Agent Special Teams Ace Lorenzo Alexander Signs With Cardinals

Special teams ace Lorenzo Alexander will not be joining the Pittsburgh Steelers as the former Washington Redskins linebacker has agreed to three-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals, according to Josina Anderson of ESPN on Twitter. It was reported on Tuesday that the Steelers were one of several teams interested in Alexander, who made the Pro […]

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Steelers Wide Receivers Coach Scottie Montgomery Leaves For Duke Offensive Coordinator Job

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have yet another new assistant coach on their staff in 2013 as it was reported Friday morning by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that wide receiver coach Scottie Montgomery is taking the offensive coordinator at Duke University, his Alma mater. Montgomery, who coached the wide receivers at Duke from 2006-09, […]

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Report: Steelers Interested In LSU Special Teams Coach Thomas McGaughey

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Tuesday that they had hired former Kansas City Chiefs offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. to be their next offensive line coach and that hiring means that the vacant special teams coach position is the only one that is left to be filled. The Steelers were granted permission on Monday […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Senior Bowl, Pro Bowl, Mock Draft, Steelers Coaching Search & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 71 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get busy talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers continued search to fill their coaching vacancies now that offensive line coach Sean Kugler and special teams coach Amos Jones have moved on. Will we get news this week on who their […]

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Second Report Surfaces Stating Cardinals Will Hire Amos Jones As Special Teams Coach

There is another report that has now surfaced late Thursday that is stating Pittsburgh Steelers special teams coach Amos Jones will be named the new special teams coach of the Arizona Cardinals. Tommy Deas of tidesports.com reports that Jones, a former University of Alabama football player, will indeed join the Cardinals coaching staff. Deas only […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Possible Coaching Staff Moves, Darrelle Revis, Manti Te\’o, Senior Bowl & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 70 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and discuss a few coaching announcements that might be made by the Pittsburgh Steelers as soon as next week. Could Amos Jones really be gone like the Thursday report suggest, and could Hal Hunter Jr., formerly of the San Diego Chargers, […]

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Report: Cardinals To Hire Amos Jones As Special Teams Coach?

Mike Jurecki of XTRA 910 Radio in Arizona is reporting Thursday on Twitter that he has heard that former Pittsburgh Steelers special teams coach Amos Jones will be the new special teams coach for the Arizona Cardinals. Hearing former #Steeler coach Amos Jones will be the new Special Teams coach for the #Cardinals. #xtra910 — […]

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Could Another Steelers Offensive Position Coach Be Out The Door Soon?

Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II talked to the members of the media on Wednesday about several topics during his year-end wrap-up interview but he declined to say if any more coaching changes will be made moving forward. The team already needs to fill the vacant offensive line coach position that was a result […]

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Steelers President Art Rooney II Calls 2012 Season Frustrating; Endorses The Return Of Todd Haley As OC

Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II held his season-ending talk with the Pittsburgh media on Wednesday and several of the things that he talked about have now been passed along on Twitter by both Ed Bouchette and Bob Labriola. The first bit of news that we received was the confirmation from Rooney that Steelers […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Depth At Cornerback Position Episode

Season 3, Episode 63 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by talking a little about the Pittsburgh Steelers injured player list heading into the offseason as well as the season finale win over the Cleveland Browns. Mike Tomlin had a few nuggets in his Monday press conference that […]

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Amos Sure Won\’t Be Famous For Steelers Special Teams Play In 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers fired special teams coordinator Al Everest two games into the preseason this earlier this year and replaced him with assistant special teams coach Amos Jones, who head coach Mike Tomlin hired to his staff back when took the job in 2007. The firing was considered very surprising at the time because teams […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens: Prediction & 7 Keys To The Game – Week 13

The Pittsburgh Steelers look to prevent a three game losing streak Sunday against the 9-2 Baltimore Ravens and it will not be an easy task on the road. The Ravens can clinch the AFC North with a win and a loss by the┬áCincinnati┬áBengals and nothing would be more satisfying then to stop the bleeding by […]

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Steelers Special Teams Units Need To Backup Quarterback Friendly As Well

Assuming the Pittsburgh Steelers don\’t turn the ball over 8 times this coming Sunday, they still will have a tough chore in beating the Baltimore Ravens should quarterback Ben Roethlisberger not play. Hell, even if Roethlisberger does play it will be a tough chore, as it always is. Do the Steelers have a chance to […]

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Steelers Winners And Losers – Week 7 – Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 24-17 Sunday night and are now 3-3 on the season. Below are 5 players that I thought had winning performances in the game and 3 more listings of players, or group of players, that deserve to be scolded. Winners: Ike Taylor – Taylor rebounded in a big way […]

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Chris Rainey Disappointed He Wasn\’t Allowed To Return Punts Against Broncos

One of the big surprises in the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-19 loss to the Denver Broncos Sunday night was that wide receiver Antonio Brown returned punts in the game instead of rookie running back Chris Rainey. Perhaps this was just head coach Mike Tomlin and special teams coach Amos Jones sending the rookie some sort of […]

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Mike Tomlin Press Conference: Week 1 Denver Broncos

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his first regular season press conference on Tuesday in preparation for the Sunday night opener in Denver against the Denver Broncos. Below are the key talking points from the presser along with the audio. Tomlin opened by saying that they are excited about getting the 2012 season started […]

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Steelers Panthers Preview: 10 Things To Look For Thursday Night

The final preseason game for the Pittsburgh Steelers is here as they take on the Carolina Panthers Thursday night at Heinz Field. While a good amount of the starters won\’t see much, if any, playing time in the game, there are still roster spots up for grabs and plenty of things to watch for to […]

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Mike Tomlin Says He Intends To Help Amos Jones With Special Teams

New Pittsburgh Steelers special teams coach Amos Jones will be getting some special assistance from head coach Mike Tomlin this week as the team looks to improve both their punt and kickoff units before the team faces the Denver Broncos in the season opener. Through the first three preseason games the Steelers are averaging 3.2 […]

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Steelers Bills Preview: 10 Things To Look For Saturday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Buffalo Bills in their third preseason game Saturday night in Buffalo and the third game is usually used as a dress rehearsal prior to the start of the regular season. There are still a few roster spots left to be claimed and several other things to pay attention […]

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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. Everest was hired by the […]

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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 season with the Steelers after […]

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Amos Jones Will Bridge Gap At Running Back Coach Until Kirby Wilson Returns

Some great news from steelers.com last night as a Q & A was posted that was done recently with Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin. In the interview Tomlin was asked about the condition of running backs coach Kirby Wilson, who was badly burned in house fire just before the Steelers Wild Card game against […]

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