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Steelers Greatest Draft Hits – Fourth Round

By Michael K. Reynolds Although the fourth round of the draft still allows for some river boat gambling by NFL front offices, it’s the beginning of the talent level where players are expected to at least provide quality depth to team rosters. The Pittsburgh Steelers have excelled in the top rounds of the draft and […]

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William Gay Happy With His Decision To Return To Family Atmosphere In Pittsburgh

When cornerback William Gay was released last offseason by the Arizona Cardinals after just one season out in the desert, he knew right away that he wanted to go back to the team that drafted him in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft, if at all possible. Gay recently shared his thoughts about […]

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Musical Chairs On 2013 Steelers Defense Includes Cornerback Shuffle

By Matthew Marczi With over a third of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive and defensive starting lineups featuring new faces, the 2013 season should be interesting, if nothing else, seeing how the team renowned for its veteran presence adapts to the next generation. We have already covered seven of the eight new starters over the past […]

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Report: Steelers S Troy Polamalu In Best Shape Since USC Playing Days

On Sunday, I passed along the news that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu would be in attendance for the first OTA session of the 2013 season that gets underway on Tuesday and now there is a report on Twitter from Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that states the 2010 Defensive Player of the Year […]

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Keenan Lewis, Dick LeBeau System Cornerbacks And Their Free Agency History

The start of 2013 NFL free agency signing period is quickly approaching and all of our eyes will be fixed on Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted cornerback Keenan Lewis, should he not be re-signed beforehand. If indeed Lewis is allowed to test free agency, you have to wonder how many teams will consider him a system cornerback. […]

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Steelers Cornerbacks Bringing A New Dynamic To The Table

By Cian Fahey Prior to last season, I wrote that Keenan Lewis would add a new dynamic to the Steelers defense, even though he wasn\’t a full-time starter, Lewis did do that playing the outside position in the team\’s nickel defense. What I didn\’t realize at the time was that Lewis was only the first […]

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Not Signing Own Unrestricted Free Agents Prior To Free Agency Is Nothing New For Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert suggested on Monday that none of the team\’s remaining 10 unrestricted free agents will be re-signed before the free agency period begins on March 13th and while this news may sound out of the ordinary for some, it is really nothing out of the ordinary for them. The Steelers have […]

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Steelers 2011 Game By Game Schedule Breakdown

The Steelers 2011 season kicks off this Sunday and I have purposely waited until now to post a game by game quick look ahead at the Steelers 2011 schedule. The free agent moves and final roster cuts have taken place around the league and it provides a much clearer look at where teams are at […]

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Crezdon Butler Claimed Off Waivers By Cardinals

It was easy to see coming and as I predicted following the Saturday release of cornerback Crezdon Butler, the Arizona Cardinals claimed Butler off of waivers today. The Cardinals were down to just 4 cornerbacks after their final roster cuts on Saturday and you had to know former Steelers defensive backs coach Ray Horton would […]

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Could Ike Taylor & William Gay Both End Up With The Cardinals?

The latest trade rumors on Friday came from ESPN reporter Sal Paolantonio who stated today on Sirius NFL Radio that the Philadelphia Eagles are no longer interested trading quarterback Kevin Kolb for 2012 draft picks, but instead now want a player who can help them win games now. The Eagles are needing a cornerback, but […]

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Steelers Top Six 2010 Training Camp Battles

When the Steelers report to Latrobe on tomorrow, so will begin several training camp battles that we will be keeping a close eye on. We have narrowed them down to six to match the six championships the Steelers have. They are as follows. 1. Quarterback – Byron Leftwich vs. Dennis Dixon – Mike Tomlin has […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday July 13th – Tomlin Gets Contract Extension Edition

The biggest news today is that Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has agreed to a three-year contract extension. Tomlin\’s new contract extension will carry him through 2014. His original contract when the Steelers hired him in 2007, had one year and an option left on it. Ed Bouchette also writes that football operations director Kevin […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday May 17th

Steelers.com latest article by Bob Labriola focuses on new special teams coach Al Everest and the task he has ahead to improve the overall poor play last season on the special teams unit. Ed Bouchette explains how the upcoming capless salary cap season might make it tough for the Steelers to sign linebacker LaMarr Woodley […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday March 5th

Yesterday, Dan Gigler of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette posted some final thoughts and videos on free agents Ryan Clark, Willie Parker and DeShea Townsend. All three are now considered former Steelers and are free to sign elsewhere Speaking of Willie, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have already shown interest in Parker. It is still early in the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday February 23rd

Tribune Review columnist John Harris thinks Mike Tomlin is better at handling the media than Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is. Harris must be struggling for subject matter. Time is running out to launch Cinderella into the 2010 Pittsburgh Sports Blog Tournament finals. If you do not vote for me, at least vote. Will you really let […]

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Steelers 2010 Draft Needs

The Steelers 2009 season showed many holes that the Steelers need to address during the 2010 NFL draft. Below I will list I what I feel the draft needs are going into the draft. These are in no particular order and I will have my mock draft up pretty soon in the coming days. Nose […]

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Closer Look At The Steelers 2010 Free Agents – Who Stays, Who Goes?

It\’s that time of year again. Here is a closer look at the 2010 Steelers free agents list as we head into the offseason. I listed the probability of their return with a brief summary of the player. The 3 most high profile free agents are Casey Hampton, Jeff Reed and Willie Colon. I also […]

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Hampton & Reed: To Tag Or Not To Tag, That Is The Question

The Steelers will have two franchise tags (teams will have use of one franchise tag and one franchise transition tags) to use should the 2010 season be an uncapped year. Right now the Steelers have 11 unrestricted free agents listed below. Their are really only 2 players that realistically could be considered for the franchise […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens Week 16 Preview & Prediction

Would you want it any other way as a Steelers fan? A week 16 matchup that means a ton to both teams playoff wise. The Ravens are currently on the inside looking out, while the Steelers are on the outside looking in. At the end of the day on Sunday, the Steelers could have their […]

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7 Things To Look For Sunday Week 16 Versus Baltimore

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Sunday as the Steelers take on the Baltimore Ravens. Silverback And The Blindside – James Harrison showed up on the Friday injury report as questionable with a bicep injury, but all signs still point to him playing. Harrison very well could be lining up against […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday May 27th

The son of Steelers linebacker James Harrison has been released from hospital this morning and is doing well according to reports. Steelers backup safety Ryan Mundy has been getting plenty of work with the first-team defense at mini camp with the absence of starters Troy Polamalu and Ryan Clark. Mundy has been working at both […]

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Six Questions The Steelers Must Answer In 2009

In order to repeat as Super Bowl champions in 2009, the Steelers must answer these six pressing questions below: Is Limas Sweed ready to fill the shoes of Nate Washington? Over the last 3 years, Nate Washington averaged nearly 35 receptions for 568 yards and 4 touchdowns. Pretty big shoes for the second year Sweed […]

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Steelers Super Bowl Thursday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers held their second practice this week on Thursday in preparation for Super Bowl 43, one week from this coming Sunday. LB Patrick Bailey (hamstring), C Justin Hartwig (knee), T Max Starks (knee), LB Lawrence Timmons (illness) and WR Hines Ward (knee) all sat out practice again on Thursday. RB Mewelde Moore (ankle) and […]

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Steelers Super Bowl Wednesday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers began practice preparations on Wednesday for Super Bowl 43 versus the Arizona Cardinals. The following players did not practice on wednesday. LB Patrick Bailey (Hamstring), C Justin Hartwig (Knee), RB Mewelde Moore (Ankle), RB Willie Parker (Not Injury Related), QB Ben Roethlisberger (Back), DE Aaron Smith (Not Injury Related), T Max Starks (Knee), […]

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Steelers AFC Championship Friday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers wrapped up practice preparations on Friday for the AFC Championship game on Sunday versus the Baltimore Ravens. The Steelers also released the Friday official injury report. C Justin Hartwig (knee) and S Troy Polamalu (calf) both practiced fully on Friday without limitations and are officially listed as probable. RB Willie Parker (not injury […]

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Steelers AFC Championship Thursday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers practiced again on Thursday in preparations for the AFC Championship game this Sunday versus the Baltimore Ravens. S Troy Polamalu (calf) practiced fully on Thursday after sitting out yesterday. C Justin Hartwig (knee) practiced on a limited basis after also missing Wednesday. As expected, RB Willie Parker (not injury related), DE Aaron Smith […]

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