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Replacing A Championship Roster – Dimes, Quarters, And Assorted Change

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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Versatile Safeties May Open Up A Roster Spot For Steelers At Another Position

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers enter the 2013 season with untested depth at the safety position after both primary reserves—Ryan Mundy and Will Allen—departed in free agency this spring. Of the three primary candidates to apprentice behind the starters this season, only second-year player Robert Golden has in-game regular season experience on defense. Golden, […]

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The Steelers 2005 March Massacre Worked Out Just Fine

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote Thursday on his blog about the impending “March Massacre” that could take place with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bouchette added in his post that it could resemble the “bloodletting” of last offseason. Bloodletting is an interesting description for what when on last offseason as the Steelers really didn\’t lose […]

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ESPN Heads Say Steelers Finish 3rd In AFC North Because Of Too Much Change

ESPN had their special 2012 AFC North preview show Tuesday and it included the division predictions of Herm Edwards, Bill Polian and Marcellus Wiley at the end of the show. Both Edwards and Wiley have the Baltimore Ravens winning the division while Polian has the Cincinnati Bengals winning it in 2012. All three had the […]

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Not Signing Own Unrestricted Free Agents Prior To Free Agency Is Nothing New For Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert suggested on Monday that none of the team\’s remaining 10 unrestricted free agents will be re-signed before the free agency period begins on March 13th and while this news may sound out of the ordinary for some, it is really nothing out of the ordinary for them. The Steelers have […]

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Looking At The Steelers 2012 Free Agents Heading Into The Offseason

The questions are rolling in about the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 free agents so I threw together a quick rundown of the restricted, unrestricted and exclusive rights free agents as the Steelers head into the offseason. The 6 restricted free agents will all certainly be tendered with only Mike Wallace receiving a first round tender. The […]

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AFC Wild Card Game – 7 Things To Look For Against The Broncos & Game Prediction

The playoffs begin today for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they take on the Denver Broncos in the 2nd AFC Wild Card game of the weekend in Denver. With a win, the Steelers will move on to face the New England Patriots next Saturday. As I have done each and every week this season, here are […]

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Steelers Place Rashard Mendenhall On IR, Sign Anthony Madison

The Pittsburgh Steelers as expected today placed running back Rashard Mendenhall on the season ending injured reserve list today and signed back defensive back Anthony Madison to the 53 man roster to fill the spot. Mendenhall tore the ACL in his right knee on the last play of the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns […]

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Rashard Mendenhall Out For Season With Torn ACL In Right Knee

Ed Bouchette reports via Twitter that the right knee injury suffered by Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall yesterday against the Cleveland Browns on a first half run is indeed a torn ACL and he will be lost for the rest of the playoffs. Bouchette reports that the good news is that there is no […]

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Report: Keenan Lewis Injured Hamstring, Cortez Allen Separated Shoulder

Ed Bouchette reports today that the injuries suffered by Pittsburgh Steelers cornerbacks Keenan Lewis and Cortez Allen yesterday against the Cleveland Browns are a hamstring and separated shoulder respectively. Lewis injured his hamstring some time in the second half and was replaced by cornerback Bryant McFadden when the Steelers used their nickel sub-package. Allen hurt […]

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Steelers To Re-Sign Anthony Madison

Defensive back Anthony Madison reports on his Facebook page that he is back with the Pittsburgh Steelers and the announcement of the signing is expected to be later today. Madison has served three different stints with the Steelers and played in all 16 regular season games and the playoffs last year for the black and […]

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Looking Back At The Cause Of The 35 Take-aways By The Steelers In 2010

The Steelers defense created 35 take-aways in 2010 as opposed to just 14 so far this season. I went back and watched all off the takeaways from last year to refresh myself with how they were created. 8 of them were caused by getting to the quarterback in some shape or form. 6 were results […]

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Dick LeBeau Was Not Insane, He Just Needed Time & Personnel

I hope you enjoyed the press man coverage that Dick LeBeau used almost exclusively this past Sunday against the New England Patriots because I know I certainly did. LeBeau has been visibly laying that ground work of this switch ever since James Harrison has been sidelined as the Steelers have been forced to play more […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday September 28th – Soft Texans Edition

The newest PDF gameday release for the Sunday game against the Houston Texans is up now and these always make great pre-game reading. The latest offering from Dejan Kovacevic is about the slow start to the season by linebackers LaMarr Woodley and Lawrence Timmons. I wrote after the Willie Colon injury that the Steelers were […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Eighteen Recap

The Steelers got back to business on Sunday after their 16-7 loss Friday night to the Redskins as they held a morning and afternoon practice on Sunday. Here some notes leading up to practice today. I have both the offensive and defensive participation charts up from Friday night as well as the offensive line and […]

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Steelers 2010 Secondary Gets A Little More Credit Where Credit Is Due

I wrote back in mid April how the Steelers cornerbacks did not get enough credit last season as they played the Dick LeBeau system pretty well. It seems everyone only wants to remember the loses against Saints, Patriots and Packers though. Most seem to forget that those three teams all have pretty good quarterbacks and […]

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History Shows Steelers Unlikely To Take Dip In Free Agent Cornerback Pool

The Steelers have never been big players in the free agent market and it should come as no surprise that when they have ventured to be somewhat active in free agency with Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert in control, the cornerback position is one they choose not to address. Willie Williams, Keiwan Ratliff and […]

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Colon, Gay, Spaeth & Sepulveda Now Expected To Be Unrestricted Free Agents

ESPN reporter Adam Schefter reported earlier today that unsigned players with four or more accrued seasons are expected to become unrestricted free agents in the next collective bargaining agreement. If that indeed is the case, tackle Willie Colon, tight end Matt Spaeth, cornerback William Gay and punter Daniel Sepulveda will all likely be considered unrestricted […]

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Steelers 2010 Regular Season Penalty Report

After posting the penalties on the offensive line last week, I was asked by a few readers if I had an updated Steelers penalty report of all the penalties both accepted and declined from the 2010 season. I have these all tabled up below by player and by week from the 2010 regular season and […]

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Steelers Draft Cornerbacks – Post Draft Look At Cornerback Situation

We wanted cornerbacks, we got cornerbacks as the Steelers drafted Curtis Brown and Cortez Allen in the 2011 NFL Draft. Now that the draft is complete, it is time to take an early look at the cornerback situation as it stands today. The Steelers kept 6 corners on the active roster in 2010 and may […]

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Steelers 2011 Roster As It Stands Today – Players Under Contract

During the Steelers pre draft press conference today Steelers Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert said, “We\’re going to pick based on our team as it currently stands,” Colbert said. “I don\’t know how it currently stands because there\’s different possibilities that exist. But when the lockout began this is our team as we know […]

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The Evidence Pointing To Steelers Possibly Drafting Aaron Williams In 1st Round

The 2011 NFL Draft is just under 5 days away now and all of the Pro Days and pre draft visits have been completed. The speculation is rampant of who the Steelers will draft in round one, should they not trade the pick, and many of the so-called draft experts and non experts have the […]

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Is Aaron Williams Worth A Nickel To The Steelers?

I talked about Texas cornerback Curtis Brown the other day and today wanted to focus in on another Texas cornerback, Aaron Williams, in relation to the Steelers. Back in late December, Williams announced his decision to skip his senior season at Texas to enter the 2011 NFL Draft and since then the biggest questions that […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday March 25th – Say It Ain\’t So, Joe Edition

Former Steelers cornerback Joe Burnett faces a DUI charge down in Florida after he was arrested by Orlando police on March 16th. Burnett was drafted by the Steelers in the 5th round of the 2009 draft and released after the 2010 training camp. Steelers defensive back and special teams ace Anthony Madison joined 93.7 The […]

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A Look At The Unsettled Roster Spots On The Steelers 53 Man Roster

Now that things have died down a bit before the draft, I figured it was a good time to look at the potential roster spots on the 53 man roster that one could consider as being unsettled at this point late in March. Several of these spots will close up quickly as soon as we […]

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Steelers 2011 Free Agents Player Analysis: Anthony Madison

Defensive Back Anthony Madison – Steelers 2011 Free Agent Free Agent Classification: UFA (unrestricted free agent) 2010 Salary Estimation: $630,000 Base – $630,000 Cap Charge Analysis: Onward we go into the offseason and we continue our breakdown player by player of each of the Steelers free agents. Next up for analysis is defensive back and […]

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