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Row, Row, Row Your Roethlisberger – Steelers QB Took Up Kayaking During Offseason

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger looks to be in good shape this year and the concerns about the knee he had cleaned up during the mandatory mini camp have been put to rest after the first two training camp practices. Roethlisberger has said a few times over the course of the offseason that he started […]

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Roethlisberger More Confident, Focused in 2013

By Jeremy Hritz It’s the start of a new season for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and there is optimism abound, especially from the player that the team expects it from most: their franchise quarterback. Ironically enough, just a year ago in interviews with Ben Roethlisberger during training camp, his demeanor seemed distracted and unfocused because of […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Not Feeling Pain In Surgically Repaired Knee

During his first training camp press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said that while quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is still experiencing a little discomfort in the knee that was surgically repaired during the final week of OTA practices; it won\’t prevent him from doing what he needs to do on the practice fields. “He […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day One Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers arrived at Latrobe for training camp on Friday and here now is your recap of the news and notes from the day. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is now on Twitter, and you can follow him at @coachtomlin. Tomlin said he wants to show his players how Twitter can be used responsibly, […]

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Twitter Has A New Standard As Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Is Now Tweeting

Twitter will have a new standard on Friday as Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is now reporting that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has joined the social media network. Tomlin, whose Twitter handle will be @coachtomlin, will reportedly start tweeting later this afternoon from training camp. On Thursday, Burt Lauten, the Steelers public […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Says He Took A Lot Of Heat For Wearing Free Hernandez Hat

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has arrived at Latrobe for the start of training camp, and he answered questions from the media regarding him being photographed with his twin brother Mike Pouncey during his birthday party a few weeks ago while wearing “Free Hernandez” hats. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports via Twitter that […]

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Could Steelers RB Isaac Redman Be In Line For A Contract Extension During Training Camp?

Could Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman be in line for a contract extension during training camp? According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Redman\’s agent, Sean Stellato, is not so sure it will happen. “I wouldn\’t be surprised if that doesn\’t occur,” Stellato, said, via the Bouchette report. “He\’s happy to be there […]

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Report: Steelers T Mike Adams Not Likely To Be Ready To Practice At Start Of Training Camp

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said Thursday during his online chat session that Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Mike Adams is not likely to practice right at the start of training camp as he continues to recover from being stabbed in an early morning carjacking attempt back on June 1. Should this indeed be the case, […]

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Is Kelvin Beachum Really A Threat To Either Mike Adams Or Ramon Foster?

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is back from his vacation and in his Thursday morning blog post, he wrote that second-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum shouldn\’t be counted out as a possible starter at tackle or guard this year. Bouchette goes on to back up his statement by saying Beachum performed so well at […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Training Camp Preview, Outside Linebackers, Long Snappers & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 121 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by talking about what Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette had to say Thursday morning on his blog about Kelvin Beachum possibly starting at right tackle this year. We also discuss a few other tidbits that Bouchette wrote […]

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Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Is Looking Forward To Proving People Wrong

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer posted on Twitter Monday that he is ready for training camp to begin and that he is prepared and excited to prove people wrong, especially Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. I'm sooo ready for camp I'm prepared and excited to prove ppl wrong especially @EdBouchette — Jonathan Dwyer […]

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Speculation Of Defensive End Battle Mounting With Training Camp About To Begin

By Matthew Marczi The idea that Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward will compete for a starting job has been floating around since last offseason, when Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette touted that belief fervently. Nothing much was ever made of it at the time. This year, the argument has been even louder; in […]

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Beachum Will Continue To Develop With Steelers

By Jeremy Hritz The expectations weren’t high when the Steelers drafted Kelvin Beachum in the seventh round in the 2012 NFL Draft. Upon being selected, he was praised for his impeccable character, but was considered at best a potential practice squad player, not one that would make such an impression that he would end up […]

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Report: No Contract Extension Talks For Steelers S Ryan Clark As Of Yet

I few weeks ago it was reported that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark had said his agent was working hard to get him a contract extension being as 2013 is his final year of his current contract, but Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Friday that Clark told him no contract negotiations are […]

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Steelers Rookie LB Jarvis Jones: A Quick Learner?

By Jeremy Hritz Thursday morning, in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Ed Bouchette wrote about the possibility of rookie first round draft pick Jarvis Jones earning the starting right outside linebacker position opposite LaMarr Woodley. In order for that to occur, according to Bouchette, his ability to assimilate the 3-4 defense has to be sharp: “The better […]

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Breaking Down The Language Barrier Is Key To Steelers Offensive Success

By Matthew Marczi Whether merited or not, there was quite a bit handwringing in the media last offseason over the Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to hire Todd Haley as the team’s offensive coordinator, and subsequently how quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would respond to a coach known for a fiery disposition after seeing his good friend Bruce Arians […]

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Don\’t Expect A Training Camp Competition Along The Steelers Defensive Line

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writer Ed Bouchette speculated about it last season. Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider suggests that it will come during this offseason instead. But will it actually take place, and what are the ramifications should it occur? I am talking about a suggestion that has floated around for a few […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Says He Can Still Dominate In Red Zone

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress is ecstatic to be back for another season with the team that drafted him, and he thinks he knows how he can help the team in 2013 in addition. “I know I can still play, I know I can dominate in the red zone,” Burress said, via a Sunday […]

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10 Things We Learned From The Steelers Third OTA Session Of 2013

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up their third OTA session of the 2013 season, here are ten things that we learned this past week. Ben-ded Knee – Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had arthroscopic surgery on Wednesday to clean up some meniscus damage in his right knee that has been causing him some discomfort, and […]

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Steelers NT Steve McLendon Drops Weight For 2013

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Monday during his press conference that he hasn\’t put nose tackle Steve McLendon in a box as it relates to the former undrafted player saying last week that he wants to be an every-down player in his first season as a starter. However, If Tomlin was going to […]

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Steelers LB Jason Worilds Says He\’s Not James Harrison

Now that James Harrison is gone, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds will finally get the chance to fill in his shoes in 2013. While filling Harrison\’s shoes is probably just fine with Worilds, being compared to the 2008 Defensive Player of the Year and five-time Pro Bowler while wearing those shoes isn\’t, according to Ed […]

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Steelers LB Sean Spence Can Use Pitt LB Dan Mason As Inspiration

We have known now for several months that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Sean Spence did damage to his peroneal nerve when he tore up his knee last year in the preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. Despite the long odds, however, Spence said on Wednesday that he intends on playing in 2013. “I know a lot […]

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Being Good Isn\’t Good Enough For Steelers NT Steve McLendon

Nose tackle Steve McLendon was originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as undrafted free agent in 2009 and since that time, he has logged a total of 381 snaps on defense. In those 381 snaps; however, the Troy product showed enough to earn a three-year, $7.25 million contract extension this past offseason. McLendon talked to […]

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Steelers CB Cortez Allen Too Humble To Make Pro Bowl Guarantee

Just a little more than year ago, former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis predicted that he would make the Pro Bowl in 2012. That prediction didn\’t come true of course, but Lewis played so well that he got himself a five-year, $25.5 million contract from the New Orleans Saints this past offseason. The Steelers didn\’t […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie WR Reggie Dunn Has Yet To Master Catching Punts

On Monday, I posted a few things that I was hoping we would learn from the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2013 season that got underway on Tuesday and one of those items concerned rookie undrafted free agent wide receiver Reggie Dunn, and more specifically, his ability to return punts. It just so […]

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Don\’t Bet On Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Opening The Season As A Starter

With Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward now entering his third season in the league, many believe that he will open the 2013 season as a starter, but I wouldn\’t be so quick to bet on that happening. Even though Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette posted this week in his online chat that he\’s […]

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