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Hrapmann Won’t Challenge Suisham For Steelers Kicking Job, Right?

By Jeremy Hritz It’s that time of year again when I begin my usual campaign for the Pittsburgh Steelers to force a competition for the kicking job, as last year, I beat the drum for Grant Ressel and Danny Hrapmann to overtake Shaun Suisham as the team’s placekicker. To my disappointment, despite Hrapmann’s solid preseason […]

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If Hrapmann Keeps Hitting, Suisham Could Be Packing

By Jeremy Hritz Back on May 10th, I addressed the issue of the Pittsburgh Steelers kicking situation, and I proposed that the Steelers should take a chance on kicker Grant Ressel, who was signed as an undrafted free agent from the University of Missouri. Ressel boasted impressive numbers from his collegiate career, and while Shaun […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Roster Battles: Kickers

The calendar has now flipped over to July and that means that as of today that there is only 23 days left until the Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe for training camp. Today we continue on with our look at the training camp roster battles for the Steelers by looking at the kicking position. The […]

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Former Steelers Kicker Jeff Reed Just Hoping For Another Chance

Former Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Jeff Reed is not ready to hang up his kicking shoes just yet. The eccentric player known for his spiked hair, and at times colorful lifestyle, continues to train under the watchful eye of a personal trainer in North Carolina. Reed, who just wrapped up coaching at a kicking camp this […]

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Steelers Sign Kicker Danny Hrapmann

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed former Southern Mississippi kicker Danny Hrapmann on Wednesday according to former NFL kicker Michael Husted on Twitter. Hrapmann was 49 of 65 on field goal attempts during his college career and was 116 of 117 on extra point attempts in those two seasons. Hrapmann was selected All-Conference USA Second Team for […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Free Agent Visits & Interview With Jonathan Dwyer Episode

Season 2, Episode 107 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I start off with a little house keeping as we recap the draft picks that have been signed thus far by the Pittsburgh Steelers and talk a little about the free agent visitors that were in town this week in the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – May 11th – Keisel Wants You To Buy A Kubota Tractor Edition

Retired Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward threw out the first pitch before the game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Washington Nationals on Thursday evening at PNC Park. Ward was a star baseball player in high school back in Georgia and was even drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 73rd round of the […]

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Steelers Released K Grant Ressel After Rookie Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers released kicker Grant Ressel on Monday following the weekend rookie camp. Ressel had been signed as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri following the draft. The Steelers will certainly fill the roster spot with a kicker by next week as the first team OTA session gets under way. Veteran kicker Dave […]

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Steelers Should Pull A Jeff Reed With Kicker Grant Ressel

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers seemingly made it a point of emphasis to draft players this year to address areas of need at certain positions: David DeCastro and Mike Adams at guard and tackle, respectively, Sean Spence at inside linebacker, Alameda Ta’amu at nose tackle, and Chris Rainey at running back. One position that […]

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Report: Free Agent Linebacker Brandon Johnson & Kicker Dave Rayner Visiting Steelers Today

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin hinted during his post draft press conference that the team still could work the free agent market leading up to training camp and it appears they are having a few free agent visitors on Wednesday. According to Adam Shefter on Twitter, former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Brandon Johnson and former […]

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Ryan Longwell Would Be Option For The Steelers If Not Well Long Past His Prime

The Minnesota Vikings released veteran kicker Ryan Longwell today and already the cries have started from some in Steeler Nation suggesting that that the Pittsburgh Steelers should sign the 15 year veteran. Longwell has spent the last six years in Minnesota and he has a career field goal percentage of 83.2. Last season he connected […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction

The 2012 NFL draft is now behind us and so too is the first rookie camp. There are several roster spots left to be decided, but now is as good of time as any to start projecting what the 53 man roster will look like for the Pittsburgh Steelers. OFFENSE (25) Quarterbacks (3) Now surprises […]

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Steelers 2012 Draft Picks Jersey Numbers

It is that time of year again as the new Pittsburgh Steelers draft picks and undrafted free agents have been issued their initial jersey numbers. I always like to disclaimer in these post that numbers are subject to change and that means you should be cautious in ordering jerseys until you know for sure your […]

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Steelers 2012 Undrafted Free Agent Signing Tracker

The 2012 NFL Draft is no in the books and Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert announced during his post draft press conference that they will likely sign 10 undrafted free agents to fill out the 90 man roster. I will be tracking these names throughout the night and you should be warned that none […]

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