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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’…


Steelers PR Staff Nominated for Pete Rozelle Award

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ public relations staff comprised of Burt Lauten, Ryan Scarpino, and Dom Rinelli, are on of five groups nominated for The Pete Rozelle Award. The news was first reported by The Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Ed Bouchette. @steelers C @MaurkicePouncey #NFLTop100 pic.twitter.com/Qqe0ILQCLn — NFL Network (@nflnetwork) May 14, 2015…

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Justin Bieber Attends Steelers Bible Study

The Pittsburgh Steelers apparently had bible study Saturday night and Justin Bieber was in attendance. Yeah, I am having a hard time wrapping my head around this as well. I reached out to Steelers PR man Burt Lauten about this and he claims he had nothing to do with it….

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Steelers LB Ryan Shazier To Play Versus Bills, LB Jarvis Jones To Sit

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Buffalo Bills Saturday night at Heinz Field and several players will sit out the game with injuries. According to Burt Lauten, safety Will Allen (hamstring) , cornerback Devin Smith (unknown), cornerback Shaquille Richardson (undisclosed), fullback Will Johnson (hamstring), linebacker Jordan Zumwalt (groin), long snapper…

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Steelers Waive RB Jawan Jamison

The Pittsburgh Steelers are back practicing Monday at Saint Vincent College and they have announced one transaction prior to the team taking the field. According to Steelers PR man Burt Lauten, running back Jawan Jamison has been waived. Jamison, who was originally signed by the Steelers back on August 1st,…

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Steelers Will Wrap Up Pre Draft Visits This Week

Since the end of March, the Pittsburgh Steelers have hosted several players for pre draft visits, but those visits will come to an end at the end of this week. According to Steelers PR man Burt Lauten, Sunday marks the final day that any of the 32 teams are permitted…

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Has Duke, North Carolina And Texas A&M On His Upcoming Schedule

The Pro Days are still in full swing and after he gets done with the annual NFL owners’ meetings in Orlando, FL this week, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert will be back on the circuit checking out draft prospects firsthand. According to Steelers ‎communications coordinator Burt Lauten, Colbert said…

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Ryan Clark Off To A Running Start On His Life’s Work

By Matthew Marczi Ryan Clark said nothing wrong yesterday when he spoke on ESPN’s First Take about marijuana use within the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room. But if it’s his intention to return to that locker room in 2014, it would have been more beneficial to him if that opening sentence…

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Steelers TE Matt Spaeth To Begin Practicing Thursday

According to Burt Lauten, the Pittsburgh Steelers Communications Coordinator, tight end Matt Spaeth will begin practicing with the team on Thursday. .@steelers TE @MattSpaeth89 will practice today. The team has 21 days to activate him to 53-man roster or place him on season-ending IR. — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) November 21,…

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Steelers CB Curtis Brown Excused For Personal Reasons

Well, that didn’t take long. Earlier today I wrote about Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Curtis Brown as it relates to him missing practice and being inactive the last few games and now Burt Lauten has taken to Twitter to sort of update his status. Lauten posted in his update that Brown,…

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Steelers Gave Newly-Acquired Punter Zoltan Mesko A One-Year Contract

According to Pittsburgh Steelers Communications Coordinator Burt Lauten, the contract signed by punter Zoltan Mesko is for one year. Mesko will earn $630,000 in 2013 and will be an unrestricted free agent next offseason. The Steelers will take a wait and see approach with the former New England Patriots punter….