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Lynn Swann Gives His Thoughts To Steeler Nation On The Release Of Hines Ward

Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame wide receiver Lynn Swann took to Facebook to give Steeler Nation his thoughts on the release of wide receiver Hines Ward after 14 years with the team. The 2 minute and 45 second clip comes off as a State of the Union address and Swann has never been shy about […]

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Steelers Versus Giants Perhaps? – 2012 NFL Season Opener Moved To Wednesday

It was announced on Tuesday that the first game of 2012 NFL regular season will be played on Wednesday, September 5th at at MetLife Stadium as to avoid a conflict with President Barack Obama’s Thursday night speech at the Democratic National Convention. The Super Bowl XLVI champion New York Giants will be the home team […]

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Double Yoi! Green Shamrock Terrible Towels Just In Time For St. Patrick\’s Day

St. Patrick\’s Day falls on a Saturday this year and you can now show your Pittsburgh Steelers pride by twirling one of the new Green Shamrock Terrible Towels. The new version of the towel, made famous by the late and legendary Steelers broadcaster Myron Cope, has green lettering instead of black and also includes green […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – February 1st – Polamalu 6th Most Marketable NFL Player Edition

Troy Polamalu is the 6th most marketable player in the NFL, according to an exclusive survey of sports business execs, analysts and media members conducted by Street and Smith’s Sports Business Daily. Ben Roethlisberger finished tied for 20th on the list. US Ambassador to Ireland and President Emeritus of the Pittsburgh Steelers Dan Rooney has […]

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The Rooney-Mara Connection

With the New York Giants in the Super Bowl this year, there will undoubtedly be some speculation regarding whether or not the Rooney family, majority owners of the Pittsburgh Steelers, will be rooting for them against the New England Patriots or not.  The reason:  The Rooneys and Maras have a connection that is steeped in […]

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Recapping Rooney – No Real Surprises

Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II sat down with a few members of the Pittsburgh media on Tuesday for a half hour interview to discuss the Steelers past season and look ahead to 2012. You can read the question and answers here on the Post-Gazette blog. When you read through everything there were not too […]

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Art Rooney II Talks About Roethlisberger, Ward, Mendenhall, Salary Cap & More

Pittsburgh Steelers president and co-owner Art Rooney II talked to the Pittsburgh media today and beat writers Ed Bouchette, Scott Brown and Mike Bires are all relaying the conversation via Twitter for us and I will recap those Tweets below. Rooney II said today that his father Dan Rooney to step down as the Irish […]

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Could The Steelers Play A Game In Ireland Soon? Dan Rooney Hopes So

The NFL might be playing a regular season game in Ireland in the near future in attempt to spread the reach of the game further, but the Pittsburgh Steelers will likely not be playing in that game if it involves losing a home game. It was reported today that the league has moved a step […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday September 16th – Rotating Foote & Farrior Edition

If you are looking for great pregame reading material, make sure to check out the Steelers Seahawks pregame release in PDF format that is available for download on the Steelers website. Teresa Varley of Steelers.com sat down with punter Daniel Sepulveda in this edition of the Steelers Speak and they talk about his rehab and […]

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Report: Tomlin Pressed Ambassador Rooney To Get Deal Done With Polamalu

NFL Network reporter Albert Breer is reporting this evening that Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin actually called Steelers patriarch Dan Rooney in Ireland last week and implored him to get a new contract extension done with safety Troy Polamalu before the season started. Polamalu, who was entering the final year of his contract, signed a […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday May 24th – Fighting Big Business Edition

Ed Bouchette joined 93.7 The Fan yesterday morning to talk about Plaxico Burress and whether or not he would be a fit again with the Steelers after being in prison for nearly 2 years and out of football. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk ranked the Steelers worst moments in post-strike history in his Monday […]

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What Was Ike Taylor Supposed To Say?

I think the interview that Ike Taylor gave to Jim Rome yesterday on the Jim Rome is Burning show flipped the optimism of several in Steeler Nation of the possibility of Taylor being re-signed by the Steelers when and if free agency opens and it really shouldn\’t have in my opinion. The interview was a […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday April 26th – Waltzing Back To Work Edition

Safety Ryan Clark, the Steelers player rep, was telling teammates yesterday evening that they are free to report to work today. Of course the owners have appealed the ruling of Judge Susan Nelson, so we shall see what this morning brings. Clark will be on 93.7 The Fan this morning for his weekly spot and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday April 25th – Is Ambassador Rooney Coming Home Edition

John Harris wrote on Saturday that New York, Philadelphia, Denver, St. Louis, Arizona and Houston are some of the teams targeting Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor. Ed Bouchette has a look back at the Steelers 1971 draft that produced eight Super Bowl starters. I think we all can name them alphabetically by now. Dale […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday April 15th – Peanuts, Cracker Jacks & Timmons Edition

Linebacker Lawrence Timmons will throw out the ceremonial first pitch tonight at Blair County Ballpark for the Altoona Curve. Ed Bouchette has a couple of quick short stories about Chuck Noll and the drafting of Franco Harris as well as how in 2004 Dan Rooney steered Bill Cowher and Kevin Colbert back to Ben Roethlisberger […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday December 1st – Dan Rooney Is Hot Edition

Mark Kaboly wrote about how Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been making big plays with his legs instead of his arm over the past two games against Oakland and Buffalo. Ed Bouchette joined the Seibel and Starkey show on 93.7 The Fan yesterday to discuss the most recent fine levied against linebacker James Harrison and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday October 12th – Mohawk Down Edition

Gerry Dulac reports that unless Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin today who will back-up Ben Roethlisberger at quarterback, it may very well remain a mystery until game day. My money is on Charlie Batch right now as he has earned it and Byron Leftwich could use the extra time to continue to rehab that knee. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 14th

Steelers linebacker James Harrison and Bears linebacker Lance Briggs were named to the All-Pro second team after the Associated Press called for a re-vote due to suspension of Texans linebacker Brian Cushing. Harrison and Briggs tied for fourth in the AP recount, leaving them to share the spot next to fellow Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday July 22nd

The Post-Gazette reports that the four Rooney brothers signed papers on Monday to sell all or part of their ownership in the Steelers to the new investment group headed by their brother Dan Rooney and his son Art. The closing of the deal should occur within two weeks or so. Ben Roethlisberger\’s accuser never filed […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday July 8th

The earnings Of Steelers Dan Rooney have been released. Rooney was sworn in as ambassador last week, but to get the government job, he had to reveal his financial history. Rooney has only received a salary of $2.2 million from the Steelers over the past year and a half. Former Steeler wide receiver Cedric Wilson […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday July 2nd

ESPN The Magazine seventh annual Ultimate Standings were released today, which measures how much MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL franchises give back to the fans in exchange for all the time, money and emotion the fans invest in them. The Steelers ranked number 3 overall and are number one as far as NFL teams go. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday June 26th

Sports Exchange reports that outside linebacker Bruce Davis is looking much improved and getting more comfortable in his transition from defensive end to the linebacker position. Steelers owner Dan Rooney was officially confirmed Thursday night by the United States Senate as ambassador to the Republic of Ireland. Dale Lolley looks at how the Steelers will […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday June 23rd

According to the Dale Lolley blog, the Steelers are continuing contract talks with offensive tackle Max Starks and tight end Heath Miller among others. The Register-Herald has a story on offensive lineman, Doug Legursky, and his quest to make the Steelers roster again in 2009. Legursky has been working at center and has also played […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday June 1st

Once Dan Rooney is confirmed by the Senate as United States Ambassador to Ireland, he will reportedly step down as chairman of the Steelers. Scott Brown from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has an article about seventh round draft pick, A.Q. Shipley, and his short arms and big determination. Will really need training camp to start so […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday May 26th

John Harris reported that left tackle Max Starks and the Steelers are still far apart on a new contract. The son of Steelers linebacker James Harrison may remain in a Pittsburgh hospital another day or two after being attacked by their pit bull. We wish him a speedy recovery. Ben Roethlisberger is going up against […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 22nd

Steelers punter Daniel Sepulveda talks about his rehab of his ACL injury and his attitude heading into the 2009 season. Fox News reporter, Major Garrett, says there\’s still no movement on Dan Rooney becoming ambassador to Ireland as President Obama has yet to send Rooney\’s nomination to the Senate for confirmation. Kicker Jeff Reed sure […]

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