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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Five Recap

The Steelers players had the day off on day five of training camp, but there was still quite a bit of news nonetheless. So here is your Monday, day 5 recap. The day started with an interview of Kevin Colbert on 93.7 The Fan and Colbert candidly covered quite a few topics with his answers. […]

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Harrison & Keisel Agree To Restructure Contracts & Dennis Dixon Signs Tender

The news rolls on as Ed Bouchette now reports that linebacker James Harrison has agreed to restructure his contract to help the Steelers get under the salary cap. The Steelers are reportedly still trying to restructure a few more contracts in addition to Harrison and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. It was learned a short while ago […]

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Report: Dennis Dixon Will Sign One Year Tender

ESPN AFC North blogger James Walker is reporting that Steelers restricted free agent quarterback Dennis Dixon will sign his one-year restricted free-agent tender. The move is expected as early as today according to the report, which will allow Dixon to practice later this week. Dixon\’s agent Jeff Sperbeck said that the desire for a trade […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Four Recap

Sunday was day 4 of Steelers training camp and once again the news got off to an early start as the Plaxico Burress watch is now over after he agreed to terms on a one year deal with the Jets for a little over $3 million. Perhaps the trip to Pittsburgh was just a ploy […]

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Dennis Dixon Wants Opportunity To Start & Would Welcome A Trade

Steelers restricted free agent quarterback Dennis Dixon has yet to sign is tender and his agent Jeff Sperbeck told ESPN that his client would prefer a chance to compete elsewhere rather than be a backup for the Steelers this year. “Dennis would love the opportunity to start,” Sperbeck said. “Yes, we would look forward to […]

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Kevin Colbert Press Conference Training Camp 2011 Talking Points

Kevin Colbert held a Saturday morning press conference to update the current state of the roster, salary cap situation and talk about the possibility that the Steelers could still sign Plaxico Burress. Burress was still meeting with head coach Mike Tomlin and Colbert said that he looked good and seemed good. Colbert said that here\’s […]

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Steelers T Tony Hills Signs Restricted Tender Offer

Steelers tackle Tony Hills has signed his restricted free agent tender today according to a tweet by Mark Kaboly. The one year restricted tender is believed to be around $1.2 million and it includes no bonus. Hills probably knows he is on the wrong side of the bubble and that he he needs to get […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day One Recap

The Steelers 2011 training camp has begun in Latrobe and here is a quick recap of what happened today in case you missed anything. The day started with the official announcement that both tackle Max Starks and wide receiver Antwaan Randle El were being released. The surprising Starks news broke last night and the not […]

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Steelers Sign Southern Illinois UDFA QB Chris Dieker

The Steelers announced yet another undrafted free agent signing today as Southern Illinois quarterback Chris Dieker was signed today according to the Steelers website. Dieker measures in at 6-foot-5, 230 pounds and compiled a 20-9 record in his three years as a starter. He left Southern Illinois ranked in the top five in school history […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Sunday July 24th – Pittsburgh 3 Man Tag Team Edition

The NFLPA and the league\’s owners have reached an agreement on the remaining points needed in their 10-year labor deal and now only requires a majority vote from the players on Monday to finalize the deal to end the lockout. Great news. rces-say Hard not to know now by now that Ben Roethlisberger and Ashley […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #66 Football On The Horizon Episode

Episode #66 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in this episode David Todd and I (hopefully) close the books on Season 1. If the CBA gets signed, sealed and delivered we will resume our in-season schedule with three episodes a week and begin it all next week with Episode 1 of Season 2. We\’ll […]

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Remembering The Tenders: Dennis Dixon Might Be Worth A 5th To Another Team

Last night I tweeted that everyone should keep in mind that the Steelers have (3) restricted free agent tenders and (1) exclusive rights free agent tender still pending with quarterback Dennis Dixon, tackle Tony Hills, safety Ryan Mundy and center Doug Legursky. I will now expand on that tweet and refresh your memory on what […]

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Colon, Gay, Spaeth & Sepulveda Now Expected To Be Unrestricted Free Agents

ESPN reporter Adam Schefter reported earlier today that unsigned players with four or more accrued seasons are expected to become unrestricted free agents in the next collective bargaining agreement. If that indeed is the case, tackle Willie Colon, tight end Matt Spaeth, cornerback William Gay and punter Daniel Sepulveda will all likely be considered unrestricted […]

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Do Not Take Clayton Speculation On Pryor As Fact – Chewbacca Defense

John Clayton speculated Wednesday on five teams that may take a chance on former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who decided earlier this week to enter the supplemental draft. Clayton list the Raiders, Dolphins, Ravens, Steelers and Redskins as the five teams that could possibly take a chance on him. Many are taking this speculation […]

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Steelers 2011 Roster As It Stands Today – Players Under Contract

During the Steelers pre draft press conference today Steelers Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert said, “We\’re going to pick based on our team as it currently stands,” Colbert said. “I don\’t know how it currently stands because there\’s different possibilities that exist. But when the lockout began this is our team as we know […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday April 12th – Could Dixon Be A San Francisco Treat Edition

49ers beat writer Kevin Lynch recently listed back-up quarterback Dennis Dixon as a potential free agent target of the 49ers this offseason when and if free agency ever takes place. Dixon was tendered as a restricted free agent and it would cost the 49ers a fifth round pick if they signed him away. Sounds like […]

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2010 NFL 3rd Down Sacks Allowed & 3rd Down Pass Play Conversions

I was curious to find out how many times Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was sacked on 3rd down pass plays during the 2010 regular season and thought while I was at it, I would compile the same stats for all 32 teams to see where the Steelers ranked at in protecting the quarterback on 3rd […]

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Steelers 2011 Free Agents Player Analysis: Dennis Dixon

Quarterback Dennis Dixon – Steelers 2011 Free Agent Free Agent Classification: RFA (restricted free agent) 2010 Salary Estimation: $470,000 Base – $513,000 Cap Charge Analysis: Onward we go with our breakdown player by player of each of the Steelers free agents as we hopefully head towards some sort of free agency soon. Next up for […]

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Explaining The Steelers 2011 Tender Offers To Free Agents

I know there is likely tons of confusion about the tenders the Steelers have offered Willie Colon, William Gay, Matt Spaeth, Dennis Dixon and Tony Hills, so I hope this post clears up your confusion. I will go player by player and explain each. These 5 players are the only free agents the Steelers have […]

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Steelers Give Contract Tenders To Gay, Spaeth, Dixon & Hills

In addition to putting a first round tender on tackle Willie Colon March 1st, the Steelers have also tendered restricted free agents tackle Tony Hills and quarterback Dennis Dixon. Also tendered were unrestricted free agents cornerback William Gay and tight end Matt Spaeth. It is currently unknown what level these players have been tendered at, […]

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Early Prediction At Possible Super Bowl XLV Inactives Against The Packers

Placing Maurkice Pouncey on injured reserve was not a huge surprise as I talked about it many days ago. Now comes the decision of do you dress newly elevated Dorian Brooks or not and do you dress an extra tackle just in case. There are several no-brainers in this week’s inactive guess and few that […]

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Mike Tomlin Coach Of The Year Talk Needs To Begin

With four games remaining now in the 2010 regular season, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin should really be in the pole position for the NFL head coach of the year honors. Before the season ever began, the Steelers were faced with adversity as starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was facing a minimum of a four game […]

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Steelers Beat Browns 28-10 – Game Recap & Notes

The Steelers won at home beating the Cleveland Browns 28-10 in the 5th game of the 2010 season. Below are my recap notes and nuggets I kept on the game along with my observations. I have much more coming on this game and am working through the night. These are initial reactions of mine as […]

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10 Things We Learned About The Steelers After First 4 Games Of 2010

The Steelers are coming out of their early bye week with a 3-1 record and getting back their star quarterback. Before we get into week 6 of the season, I wanted to post 10 things we have learned about the 2010 Steelers through the first 4 games. Offensive Line Not That Bad – One of […]

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Steelers Get Temporary Roster Exemption For Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned to the Steelers South Side facility on Monday and rejoined his teammates for afternoon meetings as his 4 game suspension is now over. According to Steelers Digest, the Steelers requested, and received, a temporary roster exemption for Roethlisberger and don\’t have to clear a spot for him just yet on the […]

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Steelers Sign DL Steve McLendon, Place QB Dennis Dixon On IR

As expected, the Steelers signed defensive tackle Steve McLendon back to the 53 man roster on Saturday from the practice squad and placed quarterback Dennis Dixon on injured reserve. McLendon will backup Casey Hampton at nose tackle Sunday versus the Ravens as Chis Hoke will sit out with a MCL sprain. Dixon was expected to […]

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