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Michael Palmer Signing Could Put The Pressure On David Paulson

The Pittsburgh Steelers inked two players to contracts yesterday, the far less interesting of the two being tight end Michael Palmer. Palmer was the blocking complement to Tony Gonzalez with the Atlanta Falcons before being released last offseason, ultimately finding his way to Pittsburgh late in the offseason. With both Heath Miller and Matt Spaeth […]

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Report: Steelers Have Visited With Dolphins Free Agent CB Chris Owens

It looks like the Pittsburgh Steelers snuck a free agent visitor in this past week that went unreported. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, Miami Dolphins free agent cornerback Chris Owens was in Pittsburgh this week for a visit. Owens, who was originally drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft out […]

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DT Paul Soliai Signs With The Atlanta Falcons

Former Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Paul Soliai has quickly gone off the market, signing a five-year, $33 million contract to join the Atlanta Falcons. The contract includes $14.5 million guaranteed and $11 million in total value in the first year of the contract, averaging out to just under $7 million per season. The Falcons also […]

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Rashard Mendenhall’s Retirement Article Is A Wake Up Call About Sports Culture

Reports circulated late Saturday night that former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall was planning to retire. The former first-round draft selection confirmed as much yesterday in an article published on the Huffington Post entitled, unambiguously, “Why I Retired at 26”. I took it as a refreshing reminder that athletes are more than just athletes, […]

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Kozora: Free Agency Wish List

Free agency begins tomorrow. Although the Pittsburgh Steelers will never be big players, made especially likely with little cap space to work with, they still won’t stand completely still on the sidelines during this time. There aren’t any Eric Decker-caliber players below, but here’s a short wish list of free agents the Steelers should consider […]

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Free Agent S Louis Delmas Expected To Draw Interest From Falcons And Broncos

As expected, recently released safety Louis Delmas did not sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday as the visit was likely more geared towards checking out that balky knee of his. Being as he was released prior to the start of free agency by the Detroit Lions, the former second-round draft pick at least has […]

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Tight End Reps Keeping Mike Adams In The Loop

By Matthew Marczi Mike Adams should be thanking Levi Brown for being so fragile as to suffer a season-ending injury during pre-game warm ups. Had that not occurred, perhaps Adams would still be spending his Sundays in sweat clothes as he ‘hones his craft’ in practice. That is hyperbole, of course. Given the carousel of […]

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Hritz: Steelers Versus Jets Preview And Prediction – Week 6

By Jeremy Hritz Like the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Atlanta Falcons were 0-4 this preseason. Currently, they are 1-4 in regular season play and in a horrific predicament similar to the one the Steelers have found themselves in. And with Julio Jones out for the year in addition to a poor offensive line, relief does not […]

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Report: Injured Jets CB Antonio Cromartie Expects To Play Against Steelers

According to a Saturday report by Rich Cimini of ESPN.com, New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie is expected to play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers after suffering a hyperextend-knee Thursday during practice. Cromartie was listed as questionable by the Jets on the Friday injury report after failing to practice earlier that day, but has reportedly […]

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Steelers Versus Jets: Bad Momentum Versus Good Momentum

By Jeremy Hritz Dick LeBeau’s defense has had much success against rookie quarterbacks, losing only two games against Troy Smith and the Baltimore Ravens in 2007, and in 2012 against Brandon Weedon and the Cleveland Browns. Heading into Sunday’s game against the New York Jets, LeBeau and his boys will line up across from former […]

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Steelers Versus Titans – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi One of the first things that I took notice of early on was just how frequently Todd Haley varied his personnel from play to play. On first down, he went with the 12 personnel with Isaac Redman the lone back and David Paulson lined up to the right of Kelvin Beachum, who […]

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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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Healthy Tight Ends Auditioning For Inevitable Cuts Later In Season

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers obviously feel as though they have three healthy tight ends right now that they can feel good about to some degree. Otherwise they surely could have found a better way to utilize their roster spots than to carry five of them on the initial 53-man roster. Yes, the team […]

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Tomlin Confirms Tight End By Committee Until Return Of Heath Miller

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin spoke to the media Tuesday in preparation for the team’s Week 1 matchup against the Tennessee Titans. He was asked to address a myriad of topics, from anointing Isaac Redman the opening day starter at running back to confirming that the “chief reason” for the acquisition […]

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Focus On The Titans, Not 0-4

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the preseason 0-4 for the fourth time in the last 48 years, and each previous time that they did, they failed to make the playoffs. But despite the historical record, this year’s preseason finish does not have to be indicative of what is to come. The Atlanta Falcons, […]

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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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Steelers Claim TE Michael Palmer Off Waivers From Seahawks; Waive TE John Rabe

The Pittsburgh Steelers have made yet another roster move on Thursday as the official NFL transaction release shows they have claimed tight end Michael Palmer off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks and waived tight end John Rabe to make room for him on the 90 man roster. Palmer was originally signed by the Atlanta Falcons […]

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2013 Steelers Training Camp Questions – What To Do With John Parker Wilson

By Matthew Marczi Whether or not it was a surprise that the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a quarterback in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft depended greatly on who you asked. Equally elusive was the answer to the question of whether or not it was a good idea. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger missed three games […]

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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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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Now The 15th Highest-Paid Player In The NFL

Despite only winning one playoff game in five attempts, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan received a five-year, $103.75 million contract extension on Thursday that makes him the second-highest paid player in the league. Ryan, who is heading into his sixth season in the league, has $59 million of his new deal guaranteed, and he will […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking JAWS QB Rankings, Sharknado Comments, Inside Linebacker Depth & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 119 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start off by discussing ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski ranking Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as his seventh best quarterback in the league behind both Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons and Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens. This leads […]

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Athletes Would Be Well-Advised To Take Heed Of This Weekend\’s Lessons On Public Behavior

By Matthew Marczi If the events of the past two days have not been illuminating for professional athletes, particularly the young adults among them, then perhaps they should have been paying closer attention. On Saturday, a jury of six ruled that George Zimmerman was not guilty of second degree murder nor manslaughter after an altercation […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Had The 3rd Lowest Bad Throw Percentage In 2012

Over the weekend, we took a look at the stats of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as it relates to him passing deep in his own end of the field, and today we will look at just how accurate he was in 2012 compared to other the starting quarterbacks in the league. The numbers below […]

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Lions Sign Former Steelers S Chris Hope On Monday

Tim Twentyman reports Monday via Twitter that the Detroit Lions have signed former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Chris Hope. Hope, who was originally drafted by the Steelers in the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft, played in 16 games the Atlanta Falcons in 2012 after spending the previous six seasons with the Tennessee Titans. The […]

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Falcons RB Steven Jackson Says Steelers RB Le\’Veon Bell Reminds Him Of Himself

A week prior to the 2013 NFL draft taking place, new Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson held a conference call with the media and he answered a wide variety of questions. At one point during the interview, Jackson was asked which running back in this year\’s draft class reminded him most of himself. His […]

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Hritz: Steelers Mock Draft 2013 – Final Version

By Jeremy Hritz The 2013 NFL Draft is finally here, and so is my final mock draft. This is the fourth iteration of my mock draft, and I still have the Steelers making a trade with their first round pick, this time with Atlanta. In my previous mock, as many of you pointed out, I […]

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