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Alan Faneca To Serve As Steelers’ Coach During Spring

The first practice of OTAs kicks off today but our first piece of news circles around a new coach, not a player. The Pittsburgh Steelers have hired Alan Faneca to serve as an assistant coach during  OTAs and their June minicamp. The news wa first reported by lead PR man…


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Kevin Colbert Issues Statement On Martavis Bryant Suspension

Now that the suspension is official and Martavis Bryant has decided against an appeal, the Pittsburgh Steelers have begun to acknowledge the one-year ban. After producing a very short statement as a team, Kevin Colbert released a statement regarding the situation. It was sent out by head of public relations Burt…


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Steelers Receive 6th Round Compensatory Pick

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been awarded a 6th round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. PR Man Burt Lauten announced the news. The #Steelers have received a 6th round compensatory selection in the 2016 NFL Draft (45th pick in 6th round, 220th overall). — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) March 11, 2016…


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Steelers’ Organization All Class After Loss

I’m not going to pretend all the Pittsburgh Steelers’ are saints. They’ve hard their fair share of plays and off the field moments you’d rather sweep under the rug. But when they lose, they do it with dignity. It’s understandable to point to second-year running back Fitzgerald Toussaint as the…


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Report: Steelers Joey Porter Did Not Get Game Ball After Win Over Bengals

Following the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday night win over the Cincinnati Bengals, Marielena Balouris of WTAJ reported on Twitter that linebackers coach Joey Porter received a game ball from the team in the locker room. That report, however, is now being refuted. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Porter…


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Steelers Sign Ventrone To Roster, Release Jacoby Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced they have signed Ross Ventrone from the practice squad, releasing receiver/returner Jacoby Jones in a corresponding move. The #Steelers have signed S Ross Ventrone to their active roster & released WR Jacoby Jones. — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) January 1, 2016 Ventrone was signed to the…


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Sunday’s Game Vs Browns Could Be Flexed (Update)

In what will prove as a pivotal game in shaping the Pittsburgh Steelers’ playoff fate, PR man reminded – and maybe hinted – at the possibility of next Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns being flexed. The #Steelers Week 17 game at Cleveland can still be flexed out of its…


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Steelers Week 12 Sunday Game Against Seahawks Will Not Be Flexed

If you were hoping the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 12 Sunday afternoon road game against the Seattle Seahawks would be flexed out to later in the evening, I’ve got some bad news for you. According to Steelers PR man Burt Lauten, the team’s Week 12 game against the Seahawks that’s scheduled…



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Steelers Week 8 Game Against Bengals Not Being Flexed

If you were hoping that the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 8 game against the Cincinnati Bengals would be flexed-out to a later time, I have some bad news for you. According to Steelers PR man Burt Lauten, the Nov. 1 game at Heinz Field against the Bengals will remain at 1…


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Steelers Injury Report: Shazier Ruled Out For Monday Night

Despite practicing fully yesterday, linebacker Ryan Shazier was listed as a “did not participate” in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Saturday practice, according to head PR man Burt Lauten. #Steelers Practice Participation Report (Sat.): DNP – Roethlisberger, Shazier LIMITED – C. Allen FULL – Spaeth, McCullers, Wheaton, Ventrone — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) October 10, 2015…


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Steelers Sign Barrett Jones to Practice Squad, Release Dismukes

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed center Barrett Jones to the teams practice squad today, PR man Burt Lauten announced on Twitter. They have released rookie Reese Dismukes in a corresponding move. Jones was a decorated four year starter at Alabama, starting at right guard, left tackle, and center. He received…


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Steelers Sign Four To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t quite done making moves yet, signing four players to the practice squad, head PR man Burt Lauten announced on Twitter. The team has signed offensive tackle Matt Feiler, wide recevier Isaiah Burse, running back Fitzgerald Toussaint, and tight end Xavier Grimble. Wide receiver Jarrod West, offensive…


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Steelers Win Pete Rozelle Award

The Pro Football Writers of America announced today that the Pittsburgh Steelers were selected for the 2015 Pete Rozelle award, given annually to the best public relation’s staff in the league. The group consists of Burt Lauten, Ryan Scarpino, and Dom Rinelli. Congrats @steelers & @SteelersPRBurt, the PFWA 2015 Pete…


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Harrison, Shazier Absent From OTAs

For the second straight day, Pittsburgh Steelers’ linebackers James Harrison and Ryan Shazier did not participate in today’s practice, according to Mark Kaboly of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. No Harrison and shazier at OTA 6. #Voluntary — Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) June 4, 2015 As Kaboly points out via yesterday’s gentle reminder from Steelers’…