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Levi Brown Will Only Cost The Steelers $840K In 2013

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Arizona Cardinals agreed to pay all but $840,000 of the $3.632 million salary that tackle Levi Brown was scheduled to earn prior to trading him Wednesday to the Pittsburgh Steelers. And PIT gets Levi Brown at $840K (vet min), while the Cards pay $2.8M of the […]

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Bruce Arians Says Levi Brown Isn’t The Same Tackle He Was Prior To His Triceps Injury

Arizona Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim and head coach Bruce Arians met the media Wednesday and discussed their decision to trade left tackle Levi Brown to the Pittsburgh Steelers for a conditional draft pick. Arians, who called Brown “elite” prior to the offseason workouts got underway, said Wednesday that Brown wasn’t the same tackle he […]

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Steelers Waive CB Isaiah Green To Make Room For T Levi Brown

In order to make room for tackle Levi Brown on the roster, the Pittsburgh Steelers waived cornerback Isaiah Green on Wednesday. Brown was acquired Wednesday via trade with the Arizona Cardinals for a conditional draft pick. Green was signed to the Steelers active roster from the practice squad on Sept 17 and has been inactive […]

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Tomlin Excited About Acquiring Brown; Says Left Tackle Plays Has Been Below The Line

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently trying to finalize a trade with the Arizona Cardinals that will land them left tackle Levi Brown, who was a former first-round draft pick in 2007. The need for Brown is an obvious one as second-year offensive lineman Mike Adams hasn’t played well at all to start the season. Head […]

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Steelers Feel Levi Brown Is Roughly A $2 Million Risk They Had To Take To Save Season

Knowing that they have no legitimate left tackles on their current roster, the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to trade for tackle Levi Brown, who hasn’t gotten of to great start this season with the Arizona Cardinals. Brown, a former first-round draft pick who sat out all of last season with a triceps injury, has allowed four […]

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Report: Steelers Trade For T Levi Brown

According to Pro Football Talk, the Pittsburgh Steelers have worked out a trade with the Arizona Cardinals that will bring tackle Levi Brown to Pittsburgh Steelers and Cardinals have agreed to a trade that will send LT Levi Brown. Done deal, pending physical. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) October 2, 2013 Brown was originally drafted by the […]

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Thank Goodness For William Gay

By Matthew Marczi When the Arizona Cardinals released cornerback William Gay and the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to re-sign him after a one-year vacation in the desert, there was much hand-wringing over the move. After all, Gay is talentless and has no idea what he is doing out there—or so I had heard. Some have suggested […]

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Browns To Start QB Brian Hoyer Against Vikings With Brandon Weeden Out Injured

Remember Brian Hoyer? He was the quarterback the Pittsburgh Steelers signed to back up Charlie Batch for a few weeks last season when Ben Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich were both sidelined with injuries. On Wednesday, Hoyer was named the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns this week because starter Brandon Weeden is now sidelined with […]

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Report: Antonio Brown And Todd Haley Had A Sideline Incident Monday Night

According to a Wednesday morning report by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown and offensive coordinator Todd Haley are at odds with one another following a sideline incident that took place Monday night. Bouchette reports that Brown confronted Haley on the sideline and complained about not getting enough passes […]

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2013 NFL Season Prediction Records & Standings

The 2013 NFL season is finally here and it kicks off tonight with the Denver Broncos hosting the Baltimore Ravens on NBC. As I do every year, below are my record and playoff predictions for the 2013 season. As you can see, I give the Dallas Cowboys a lot more respect this season than most. […]

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Roethlisberger Could Hit 30,000 Passing Yards For His Career Against Titans

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger only needs 156 yards passing yards Sunday in the season opener against the Tennessee Titans to hit 30,000 for his career, but that number is the furthest thing from his mind right now. “You know, I’ve never been one about individual goals,” Roethlisberger said Wednesday. “It’s more about the team […]

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Tomlin Excited About Using Stephens-Howling In Steelers Passing Game

Pittsburgh Steelers running back LaRod Stephens-Howling had a strong showing last week in the preseason opener against the New York Giants and head coach Mike Tomlin certainly took notice of his debut in the black and gold. “He has quickness and great vision,” Tomlin said during a recent interview with steelers.com. “He’s a good one-cut […]

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Stephens-Howling And Wheaton To Gets Looks As Return Men Monday Night

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met with the media prior to the team taking the field for their final practice at Saint Vincent College, and he said running back LaRod Stephens-Howling and rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton will both get looks as return men Monday night in the second preseason game against the Washington […]

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Steelers Place WR Plaxico Burress On Injured Reserve; Sign WR Tyler Shaw

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress on injured reserve Tuesday following his Monday surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff suffered last week in practice. To fill his spot on the 90 man roster the team signed wide receiver Tyler Shaw. Shaw, a 5-11, 182-pound receiver out of Northwest Missouri […]

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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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Cardinals Claim Former Steelers DE Cordian Hagans Off Waivers

The Arizona Cardinals once again have a former Pittsburgh Steelers player on their roster as they have claimed rookie undrafted free agent defensive end Cordian Hagans off waivers on Thursday. Hagans was waived on Wednesday to make room for cornerback Devin Smith, who was released by the Dallas Cowboys last week. The Steelers needed yet […]

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Report: T Guy Whimper Carted Off Field Thursday With Unspecified Injury

According to Bob Labriola on the Thursday edition of Steelers Live, right tackle Guy Whimper was carted off the practice field today with an unspecified injury. Labriola said he didn\’t know for sure, but thinks Whimper just may have just been overheated being as it has been so hot and humid the last several days. […]

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Report: Free Agent WR Steve Breaston Signs One-Year Deal With Saints On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers appeared to have an interest in free agent wide receiver Steve Breaston early in the offseason following his early release from the Kansas City Chiefs, but the report made by John Clayton of ESPN stating he would likely sign after June 1st never came to fruition. On Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN […]

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Mike Adams Lines Up At Left Tackle For Third Straight Practice

The Pittsburgh Steelers have only been at training camp for ten days now, and already we have seen some jumbling not only on the second-team offensive line, but the first-team offensive line as well. During the Friday evening practice, tackles Mike Adams and Marcus Gilbert flipped sides and as of Sunday, they reportedly haven\’t flipped […]

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Steelers Outside Linebackers Rush The Passer Considerably Less Often Than The Average

By Matthew Marczi Last week, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley made the point that, while his being healthy and finally being able to really push off on his oft-injured ankle is key to improving his numbers in 2013, what will also help him get to the quarterback more is simply more opportunities to get […]

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Steelers Waive G Nik Embernate Injured; Sign T D\’Anthony Batiste

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced a roster move on Saturday as undrafted free agent guard Nik Embernate has been waived injured and free agent tackle D\’Anthony Batiste has been signed to take his place on the 90 man roster. Embernate tore his ACL and MCL on Thursday and his surgery will be forthcoming. Assuming he clears […]

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Subtraction Of Mendenhall Statistically A Good Thing For Steelers Pass Protection

Matthew Marczi Earlier this week, we have devoted two articles to the pass blocking prowess of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ running backs last season, and how it will be a chore for Le’Veon Bell to get up to speed with the rest of the group. However, it is fair to note that the 2012 season was […]

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Report: Steelers To Work Out Free Agent T D\’Anthony Batiste

According to Adam Caplan on Twitter, former Arizona Cardinals tackle D\’Anthony Batiste is scheduled to work out for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Former Cardinals LT/RT D'Anthony Batiste scheduled to work out for the Steelers, source confirms. He started 10 games last season for Cards. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) August 2, 2013 Batiste, 31, started 10 games […]

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Former Steelers LB Joey Porter Returns To Colorado State As A Coach

Just over a week ago, it was announced that former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter will be inducted into the Colorado State Hall of Fame on Nov. 1. On Wednesday the school\’s website reported that Porter will return to his alma mater as an undergraduate student assistant football coach this year. “This is another example […]

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Steelers Backs Topped The League In Pass Protection In 2012

By Matthew Marczi A couple days back, I wrote about the tough road ahead facing rookie running back Le’Veon Bell in terms of living up to the exceptional pass blocking performance turned in by the Pittsburgh Steelers running backs from a season ago. In the article, I mentioned that I had not done a cross-comparison […]

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Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Says He Dropped 25-30 Pounds During The Offseason

Ever since he was drafted in the sixth-round of the 2010 NFL Draft, weight control has always seemed to be an issue for Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer. Every year, however, he has managed to do enough to keep his roster spot, and he even started six games in 2012 on his way to […]

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