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Video: Kemoeatu Brothers Talk About Kidney Transplant On The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Chris Kemoeatu and his brother, former Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Ma’ake Kemoeatu, made an appearance Wednesday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to talk about their recent kidney transplant surgeries. Ma’ake, the oldest of the two, donated one of his kidneys to Chris, who had been battling kidney disease. The surgery took […]

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Former Steelers G Chris Kemoeatu Gets New Kidney From Older Brother

Former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Chris Kemoeatu now has a new kidney thanks to his older brother, former Baltimore Ravens nose tackle Ma’ake Kemoeatu. According to reports, the procedure was performed last month at the University of Maryland Surgical Center in Baltimore and a Wednesday afternoon press conference is scheduled with the doctors and the two […]

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Steelers 2014 Training Camp Player By Player Recap: Offense

By Alex Kozora Brief player-by-player of how each of the Pittsburgh Steelers on the offensive side of the ball throughout training camp and the first preseason game. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger: Not that we were going to learn much more about him but it was another strong camp. A completion percentage that closed in on 70%, […]

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Kozora: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Training Camp Edition

By Alex Kozora My second crack at projecting the Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster. Something I’m sure we can all look back at and make fun of in a few weeks. If you listened to me on The Terrible Podcast, you already know my roster. Feel free to agree or disagree in the comments below. Couple […]

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Replacing A Championship Roster – Chris Kemoeatu To Ramon Foster

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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Ramon Foster A Natural Leader

Pittsburgh Steelers former undrafted offensive lineman Ramon Foster has managed to find his way into the starting lineup, one way or another, since his rookie season in 2009, when he started four games in place of the injured Chris Kemoeatu. In his second season, he took over the starting right guard spot late in the […]

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Tunch Ilkin Says Mike Munchak Will Make The Steelers Offensive Line Nastier

Pittsburgh Steelers radio color broadcaster Tunch Ilkin played offensive line in the NFL for 14 seasons and he knows all about new offensive line coach Mike Munchak, who he has known for almost 30 years. During a recent interview on steelers.com, Ilkin talked about what the Munchak brings to the Steelers and how he believes […]

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Steelers 2013 Player Evaluations By Position – Centers/Guards

By Alex Kozora A Pittsburgh Steelers player by player recap, grouped by position, reviewing the 2013 season. Up next, the guards and centers. Ramon Foster: As the old adage goes, if no one is talking about an offensive lineman, he’s doing his job. That’s Foster in a nutshell. The old pickup truck that doesn’t have […]

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Steelers Versus Bills: Seven Things To Watch For In Week 10

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Buffalo Bills Sunday at Heinz Field and below are seven things to watch for in the game. Keep Up With The Williams’ – The Bills have several Williams’ on their defense that the Steelers must be well aware of Sunday. Defense end Mario Williams is on pace to […]

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Ramon Foster Developing Into An Asset In Pass Protection

By Matthew Marczi Because of his unheralded entrance into the team and his lack of pedigree, left guard Ramon Foster has by and large gone unnoticed amidst the attention and scrutiny paid the other linemen, whether it is due to their draft positions and expectations or the fact that they are expected to step in […]

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Examining The Steelers\’ Reserve Linemen In Years Past

By Matthew Marczi Yesterday, we got a chance to take a look at some of the numbers produced by this year’s reserve offensive lineman candidates for the Pittsburgh Steelers—excepting, of course, the rookies and first year players, from Joe Long to Mike Farrell. With the exception of Guy Whimper, who is a serious question mark […]

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Steelers Could Have Youngest Starting Offensive Line Since 1957

As long as the 2013 projected starting five offensive linemen for the Pittsburgh Steelers can remain healthy over the course of training camp and the preseason, they will be the youngest group to start the season for the team since 1957. Marcus Gilbert, Ramon Foster, Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro and Mike Adams will all combine […]

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Does Steelers G Ramon Foster Still Have Room For Growth?

By Jeremy Hritz Much of the talk this offseason about the Steelers offensive line has been focused on Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro, Mike Adams, and Marcus Gilbert and their potential for excellence. Lost in the discussion has been the steady and consistent Ramon Foster. While not as “shiny” a name as the other Steelers offensive […]

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Mike Adams\’ Injury A Setback For Offensive Line\’s Development

By Matthew Marczi By now just about everybody that follows the Pittsburgh Steelers is likely to have heard about offensive tackle Mike Adams’ plight of early yesterday morning, during which he received multiple knife wounds that required staples as he attempted to prevent a group of assailants from stealing his vehicle. Regardless of what culpability […]

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Steelers Sixth Round Draft Pick History Under Kevin Colbert

The NFL announced on Monday from the 2013 NFL owners meetings that the Pittsburgh Steelers received a sixth-round compensatory draft pick for the upcoming 2013 NFL draft. With that pick now official, the Steelers will have two picks in the sixth round baring them trading their original one away during the draft. I thought that […]

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Steelers Continue Trend Of Shying Away From Second Contracts To Players Drafted After Third Round

On Thursday we found out that Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis will not be returning in 2013 after he signed a five year contract with the New Orleans Saints. When you look at the history of the Steelers under general manager Kevin Colbert, it\’s not too surprising that Lewis did not receive […]

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Steelers Heavy Use Of The Restricted Free Agency As A Filtering System Ends This Off-season

The Pittsburgh Steelers had six restricted free agents this off-season and they tendered four of them as Emmanuel Sanders, Isaac Redman, Jonathan Dwyer and Steve McLendon were all issued tenders of $1.3 million. Stevenson Sylvester and Jeremy Kapinos were the two players that were not tendered. With those restricted tenders now in the books, it […]

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The Steelers 2005 March Massacre Worked Out Just Fine

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote Thursday on his blog about the impending “March Massacre” that could take place with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bouchette added in his post that it could resemble the “bloodletting” of last offseason. Bloodletting is an interesting description for what when on last offseason as the Steelers really didn\’t lose […]

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Larry Zierlein Still Very Proud Of His 2008 Steelers Offensive Line That Won The Super Bowl

The Arizona Cardinals named Larry Zierlein, a former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach, as their new assistant offensive line coach on Tuesday, and on Wednesday he was a guest on 93.7 The Fan to talk about his new job and his time spent in Pittsburgh. During the interview Zierlein was asked to talk about his […]

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Willie Colon Settling In Now At Left Guard

Sevens games into the season Pittsburgh Steelers left guard Willie Colon appears to finally be settling into his new position and today I was asked via email if I believed a rumor floating around that he would be a salary cap casualty next year. Being as so many would rather base their speculation on whims, […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Breakdown – Tennessee Titans – Week 6

Below is the week 6 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers game against the Tennessee Titans. It\’s amazing how much better you can see the offensive line play via the All-22 view. The first few times through the regular game tape I don\’t focus too tightly in on the offensive line because I am […]

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Steelers Bills Game Preview – 5 Matchups To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Buffalo Bills tonight at Ralph Wilson Stadium and below are 5 key matchups to watch in the Steelers third preseason game of the 2012 season. Marcus Gilbert Versus Mario Williams – It appears that Mario Williams has been playing on the left side since arriving in Buffalo and not […]

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Struggles Continue For Rookie Kelvin Beachum Against Colts

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum in the seventh round of the NFL draft this past April with hopes of making him a left side reserve guard/tackle, but so far through two preseason games, Beachum is struggling at both positions. Beachum is not only struggling with his blocking assignments, but with penalties as […]

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All Eyes Will Be Left & On Willie Colon This Weekend

Our first look at Willie Colon at left guard was delayed last week because of an ankle injury, but this Sunday night when the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Indianapolis Colts in the second preseason game, Colon will finally start at his new position. The Colon move from right tackle was made immediately following the […]

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Willie Colon Shot Heard \’Round The Twitterverse

I love Twitter. No, I really love Twitter, and if you follow me you know that I am telling the truth. Twitter provides real time updates of everything in 140 characters or less. Real time updates of Pittsburgh Steelers training camp practices, however, are both good and bad. The good is obvious, the bad, however, […]

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Thank You Warren Sapp For Discrediting Yourself Yet Again

I think Warren Sapp is a funny guy. Really, I do. Also, as a former player he knows his X\’s and O\’s, so anytime he breaks down tape, I thoroughly enjoy it. What Sapp is not good at, is having a firm grasp on teams around the league from a personnel standpoint. He has shown […]

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