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Video: Hines Ward To Play A Zombie On The Walking Dead – Behind The Scenes

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward will have a cameo role this season in the hit AMC show, “The Walking Dead.” Ward will play a zombie of course and the 7 minute video below has all of the details. The 36-year old Ward, who is now an NFL analyst for NBC Sports, had over 12,000 receiving […]

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Willie Colon Settling In Now At Left Guard

Sevens games into the season Pittsburgh Steelers left guard Willie Colon appears to finally be settling into his new position and today I was asked via email if I believed a rumor floating around that he would be a salary cap casualty next year. Being as so many would rather base their speculation on whims, […]

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RG3 Will Test The Dominance That LeBeau Has Had Over Rookie Quarterbacks

By now you all should be well aware of the record that Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau has against rookie quarterbacks since his return to Pittsburgh in 2004. If you are not, it is 14-1. When LeBeau was the Steelers defensive coordinator the first time around in 1995 and 1996, he was 2-0 against […]

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Steelers Versus Bengals Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 24-17 Sunday night and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes if you missed them. The Steelers give up some yards on the opening kickoff of the second half, but at least the reliable Curtis Brown is there to put […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Bengals Game Preview & Predictions Episode

Season 3, Episode 31 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start off by talking about the ending of the Thursday night game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. Why did it upset us? I think you know why. If Ben Roethlisberger quarterbacked either of those two […]

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Man Arrested For Trying To Blackmail Hines Ward

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that a 26 year-old man was arrested on Thursday and charged with trying to blackmail former Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Ward after the man thought Ward was involved with his girlfriend. The man reportedly had made a demand to Ward’s personal assistant, Raymond Burgess Jr., on Wednesday, saying that if Ward […]

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Late Run By Rashard Mendenhall Keyed By Antonio Brown Block

I shared this Tuesday on the social network sites and had a request to post it here as well. The Pittsburgh Steelers ran for 136 yards Sunday in their win over the Philadelphia Eagles, but the biggest run of the game may very well have been the 8 yard scamper on first down around right […]

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Young Money Crew Is Money On 3rd Downs Over Course Of Young Careers

We all know how clutch that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is on third downs, and if you need a reminder, he was 8-of-10 for 119 yards with a touchdown in the 27-10 win on Sunday against the New York Jets. While that great ability of his needs no more glossing from me any time […]

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Steelers Name Roethlisberger & Keisel As Team Captains

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced their team captains for the upcoming 2012 season on Monday and as expected they are quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for the offense, and defensive end Brett Keisel for defense. No special teams captain was named. Roethlisberger is entering his 9th season in Pittsburgh and is now one of the elder statesmen on […]

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Tyler Beiler, The Fifth Receiver?

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers are set at the first four wide receiver positions, with Mike Wallace (assuming he rejoins the team), Antonio Brown, Emmanuel Sanders, and Jerricho Cotchery. Each player provides the passing game with a unique skill set: Wallace as the top-popper, Brown as the sure-handed YAC’er, Sanders a combination of the […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Training Camp Friday Day 24 Special Edition Episode

Friday was the final Pittsburgh Steelers training camp practice open to the public and the now the process of breaking camp begins. This special edition of The Terrible Podcast will be the last until next year and thanks to news on Friday that running back Rashard Mendenhall and nose tackle Casey Hampton were removed from […]

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Bettis Thinks Wallace Is Playing Hardball With The Wrong Team

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis was a guest Thursday morning on the NFL AM show on the NFL Network and he was asked if restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace, who has yet to sign his one-year tender offer and report training camp, is playing hardball with the wrong team. “I really […]

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Roethlisberger Has Done All That He Can Do To Get Wallace Into Camp

While all of the talk this past week concerning Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been about his ankle and small rotator cuff tear in his throwing arm, not enough credit has been given to him for his attempts to help out in getting restricted free agent Mike Wallace into camp. Columnist Ron Cook of […]

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Adam Schein: Ravens Defense Better Than Steelers, Even Without Suggs

By Jeremy Hritz Add NFL.com columnist and Sirius XM Radio host Adam Schein to the list of members of the national media who are not buying the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2012. Schein joined Sports Illustrated writer Chris Burke, when he stated what he believes is a myth about this year’s Steelers: “Pittsburgh is Pittsburgh, and […]

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Steelers To Use Veteran Cap Credits Again In 2012

If you have been reading this site for a while now, and listening to the podcast, you have heard me mention the veteran cap credits the Pittsburgh Steelers once again have that their discretion to use towards the salary cap this season. In short, these cap credits are in the new CBA to help teams […]

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With Wallace Absent, A Healthy Sanders Could Use The Extra Reps

Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace might be absent for the start of training camp, but one wide receiver that is present, and more importantly healthy, is Emmanuel Sanders. Sanders, who missed a good portion on training camp and the preseason last year due to surgeries on each of his feet, will […]

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Polamalu Says Fear Factor Is Being Removed From The Game

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was a busy man on Wednesday. Polamalu made news by admitting to Dan Patrick that he\’s lied about head injuries in the past in order to remain on the field. Polamalu also had some pretty interesting comments for Colin Cowherd on his Wednesday radio show concerning the power of commissioner […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – July 10th – Birthday Boy Antonio Brown On Jim Rome Edition

As many know by now, ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski is ranking the quarterbacks in his Jaws\’ QB Countdown series. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger finished 6th in the rankings and Doug Farrar has the rundown of what Jaworski said not only about Roethlisberger, but the other top QB\’s in addition. Speaking of Roethlisberger, he hosted his […]

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Sports Illustrated: Steelers Taking A Step Back In 2012?

By Jeremy Hritz Recently, Chris Burke of Sports Illustrated provided a brief forecast for all 32 NFL teams in his “Audibles” column at si.com. On July 4th, he published his outlook for the Pittsburgh Steelers, mostly reiterating much of what you have read this offseason on Steelers Depot. However, the optimism for a championship run […]

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Worth Of Mike Wallace: A Comparison To The Elite NFL Receivers

By Jeremy Hritz It’s the end of June and Mike Wallace still has yet to sign a contract with the Steelers. Although teammate Ike Taylor has now said on two occasions that Wallace will be in camp, there have not been any formal updates on the progress of a new contract. Back on March 21st, […]

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Hines Ward Says He Thinks Bounties Went On Throughout The League

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward said last Friday on WFNZ Radio in Charlotte that he thinks bounty type systems went on throughout the league, but that he also thinks that players need to just deal with the discipline that Roger Goodell hands down now because of the power that they gave him when […]

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Looking At The Steelers Main Competitors For The AFC North Crown (Part 2)

By Cian Fahey After breaking down the Baltimore Ravens yesterday, today it is the turn of the Cincinnati Bengals as I try to determine which team will be the greatest obstacle for the Pittsburgh Steelers to overcome during the 2012 Regular Season. Cincinnati Bengals: Last season: 9-7. Third in the division. Rankings: 18th in scoring […]

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Steelers Rewind: Looking Back In Steelers History (Late June Edition)

By Christina Rivers June 15, 2004 – No “big” deal for Tommy Maddox On June 7th, 2004, Steelers quarterback Tommy Maddox signed a new contract that could have earned him $14 million, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.  Maddox\’s contract extended him past the 2007 season, but there were conditions. One, Maddox would have to remain […]

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What New Faces For The Steelers Need To Contribute The Most This Year?

By Cian Fahey New faces tend to go unnoticed for the Pittsburgh Steelers until they have been around long enough to no longer be new faces. Players like LaMarr Woodley, Lawrence Timmons and Keenan Lewis in their early years played reserved roles before stepping into prominence. With some important veterans moving on, such as Hines […]

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Steelers Wrap Up 2012 Offseason Program Without Any Serious Injuries

It has been a busy last four weeks in Pittsburgh, but it all came to an end today as the Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their final mandatory mini-camp practice of the 2012 off-season with Funny Hat Day. Several players took to the field for a short special teams session while wearing everything from […]

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Has Mike Wallace Lost His \”Creds\”?

By Christina Rivers Credentials - that which entitles one to confidence, credit or authority; Evidence or testimonials concerning one\’s right to credit, confidence or authority (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). Creds - Credentials earned in life by experience. Credit given. (UrbanDictionary.com) We\’ve all been following the ongoing saga of receiver Mike Wallace\’s professional football career.  Some have been as hooked to the story […]

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