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Isaac Redman: Routes Over Chips & Veggies Over Twinkies

By Jeremy Hritz Recently, Pittsburgh Steelers starting running back Isaac Redman was interviewed by Tunch Ilkin and Craig Wolfley of 970 AM, ESPN Pittsburgh Sports Radio. In the interview, several items worthy of discussion were raised, but nothing was more notable than the confidence that marked Redman’s comments throughout the interview. Redman, entering his third […]

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Haley Says No-huddle Will Be Big Part Of Steelers Offense

There is one thing that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger loves to run and that\’s the no-huddle. Under former offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, Roethlisberger wasn\’t often given that ability, but under new offensive coordinator Todd Haley, it appears he will. Haley talked to the media Tuesday before practice to tell them his plans for not […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Training Camp Tuesday Day 7 Special Edition Episode

Tuesday signaled the start of the second week of training camp practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers and with that, we continue on with our special edition training camp episodes of The Terrible Podcast. We like to reach out to not only the media in these podcast, but the fan base as well, and tonight we […]

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Steelers Fan Asked To Remove James Harrison Jersey At Colts Practice

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan showed up Monday to watch an Indianapolis Colts training camp practice decked out in his James Harrison jersey and received plenty of attention in the process, according to Phil Wilson of the Indianapolis Star. Zach Simmons, the guilty Steelers fan, was spotted by Colts safety Tom Zbikowski, who in turn alerted […]

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Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano Calls Hiring Of Bruce Arians A Homerun

Indianapolis Colts new head coach Chuck Pagano calls the hiring of former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians a home run and said more specifically, “He\’s a brilliant offensive coordinator.” Arians was not offered a contract to return to the Steelers this offseason after spending eight years in Pittsburgh, the last five of which were […]

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PFW Sees Offensive Fireworks For Steelers In 2012

By Jeremy Hritz In the July 15, 2012 print edition of Pro Football Weekly in the article “Summer Session,” the publication made what it called a “Fearless prediction” about how each NFL team will fare during the 2012 season. For the Pittsburgh Steelers, PFW asserted: The Steelers’ point-scoring issues of a season ago don’t repeat […]

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Former Steelers RB Mewelde Moore Signs With Indianapolis Colts

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Mewelde Moore is no longer unemployed as Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced a short time ago on Twitter that the Colts had signed the free agent running back. Moore, who will turn 30 next month, will now be reunited with former Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians in Indianapolis. Moore […]

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How Much Production Do The Steelers Really Need From Their Running Game?

By Cian Fahey, The Pittsburgh Steelers enter the 2012 NFL regular season with a new offensive coordinator, starting running back and probably three new starters on the offensive line. While Willie Colon and Isaac Redman are not exactly new faces, they both started just one game for the Steelers last year. David DeCastro and Mike […]

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Steelers Rewind: Looking Back In Steelers History (This Week In June – Tight Ends)

By Christina Rivers It\’s another week in June, and in this edition of \’Steelers Rewind\’ we\’re going all out on tight ends.  Happy Father\’s Day! Tight ends \’tall\’ in Arians\’ new offense, but what happened to Jon Dekker and Cody Boyd?   It was June, 2007, and Bruce Arians had replaced Ken Whisenhunt as the […]

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Roethlisberger Needs His Underdog Mentallity To Get Through Feelings Of Lack Of Confidence In Him

One of the biggest topics of discussion amongst Pittsburgh Steelers fans this off-season, outside of the ongoing status of restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace, is the change of offensive coordinators and how quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has handled it. Roethlisberger is perceived by many as one, and the only one, bucking the change so […]

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Past Dominance Of Heath Miller Inside Red-zone Won\’t Be Ignored By Todd Haley

When Todd Haley was introduced as the new offensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers back in early February, one of the first Steelers players that he mentioned by name during his introductory press conference was tight end Heath Miller. Haley said at that time that Miller is one of his favorite players that he has […]

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Rebel In The NFL: Run The Ball

By Jeremy Hritz Western Pennsylvania is a hard-nosed area, and its beloved football team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, embody that description. Traditionally, the Steelers have been known as three-yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust team. Since Ben Roethlisberger has joined the team, the Steelers have slowly evolved into a pass-first offense, for better or for worse. After the 2009 season when […]

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10 Observations From The Pittsburgh Steelers First OTA Practices Of 2012

It might have been just Pittsburgh Steelers football in shorts, but it was football nonetheless as the Black and Gold hit the field for their first OTA session of the 2012 season this past week. While these OTA sessions are not filled with huge earth shattering revelations, there were a 10 things that came out […]

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Elements Of Todd Haley Rosseta Stone Offense Coming Into Better Focus

Thanks to several player interviews, and great reporting by the Pittsburgh media during the first week of OTA\’s, we are starting to see certain elements of what the new Rosseta Stone offense that Todd Haley is implementing come into better focus. Along with that we have a much better grasp of what the Pittsburgh Steelers […]

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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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Roethlisberger Says He\’s Lost Weight, Thinks Wallace Needs To Get His Fair Market Value

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took part in the Hoge Starks Celebrity Golf Classic on Monday, put on by former Steelers Merril Hoge and Max Starks, and he talked to the media for a little while prior to the event. Roethlisberger was asked if the OTA sessions that get underway on Tuesday are the most […]

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Man Who Gave Mike Tomlin His First Coaching Job, Bill Stewart, Has Passed Away

Former West Virginia head coach Bill Stewart has passed away at the age of 59 today after apparently suffering a heart attack on a golf course. Stewart was the man responsible for giving Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin his first college coaching job in 1995 at Virginia Military Institute. Stewart ultimately resigned the head […]

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Post Draft State Of The Steelers Quarterbacks

It is time to wrap up the offense today by taking a look at the quarterback position post draft. There are not any surprises to be found here on the Steelers depth chart, so let this serve as more of a recap of where the main three are as they head toward training camp. If […]

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Prime Nine: Best Year For Ben Roethlisberger In 2012?

By Jeremy Hritz With the egress of Bruce Arians and the addition of Todd Haley, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be lining up opening night against the Denver Broncos with a new offense that apparently is so complex that Ben Roethlisberger labeled it the Rosetta Stone. While nobody has ever accused Ben of being a rocket […]

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Roethlisberger & Rest Of Offense Must Now Graduate From Todd Haley University

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger graduated from Miami (Ohio) University this past week and now he and the rest of the Steelers offense will go to summer school in attempt to graduate from Todd Haley University. Roethlisberger has not been shy about telling the media types in recent interviews that the offense that new offensive […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Career No-huddle Passing Stats

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hinted on Wednesday in his interview with Rich Eisen that he expects to use more no-huddle now that Todd Haley has taken over as offensive coordinator. I have had quite a few request to pull the stats of Roethlisberger over the course of his career when running the no-huddle offense […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Hints That The Todd Haley Offense Could Feature More No-huddle

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger joined Rich Eisen on his podcast Tuesday for a lengthy interview and told Eisen that he came away from his early meetings with new offensive coordinator Todd Haley with the notion that the offense might be able to run more no-huddle than it has in previous years under former offensive […]

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Todd Haley Likes Using Running Backs In The Passing Game

Since the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Florida running back Chris Rainey in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL draft, one really can\’t help but to think that new offensive coordinator Todd Haley plans to use him the same way that he used Dexter McCluster when he was the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. […]

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Report: Steelers Bring Back QB Byron Leftwich

The Pittsburgh Steelers are already making news on draft day as Ed Bouchette reports via Twitter that unrestricted free agent quarterback Byron Leftwich has been re-signed. Leftwich missed all of the 2011 season after breaking his left arm in a preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons. He was placed on injured reserve at the start […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Doesn\’t Think The Steelers Need A Fullback

One of the biggest criticisms that former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians received from the fan base during his time in Pittsburgh was that he didn\’t use a true fullback and instead opted to use h-back David Johnson at times in a fullback type role as well as two and three tight end sets. […]

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Coby Fleener: A Dark Horse Option In The First Round For The Pittsburgh Steelers?

By Cian Fahey Will Brinson, of CBS Sports, recently wrote a mock draft which featured the most intriguing selection I had seen so far for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brinson mocked Stanford Tight End Coby Fleener to the Steelers with the 24th overall selection: “This is a bit of a surprise pick, and the Steelers don\’t […]

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