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Agent: James Farrior In Talks With Steelers About Retirement

Pittsburgh agent Ralph Cindrich, who represents former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Farrior, said on Friday in an interview with 93.7 The Fan that his client is in discussions right now with the Steelers about his retirement. Farrior is currently a free agent following his release from the Steelers this off-season and he appears not to […]

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ESPN Heads Say Steelers Finish 3rd In AFC North Because Of Too Much Change

ESPN had their special 2012 AFC North preview show Tuesday and it included the division predictions of Herm Edwards, Bill Polian and Marcellus Wiley at the end of the show. Both Edwards and Wiley have the Baltimore Ravens winning the division while Polian has the Cincinnati Bengals winning it in 2012. All three had the […]

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Troy Polamalu Present For Steelers First OTA Session Of 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA (Organized Team Activity) is underway today and a few of the early reports are starting to surface. As I posted last week, safety Troy Polamalu was expected to be present this week and now we have confirmation from Steelers Digest on Twitter that he is indeed in town this week. […]

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Brett Keisel Ready To Get Back On The Field After Overcoming Groin Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel suffered a groin injury against the Denver Broncos in the AFC Wild Card game and it appears that he is now fully recovered. The injury was termed “severe” after it happened, but by many accounts the 33-year old Keisel was able to avoid offseason surgery and it appears he is […]

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Poor Linebacker Play In 2011 Likely Culprit For Inflated Tackles For Ryan Clark

Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Ryan Clark had a great statistical season last year as far as tackles go. He was in on 100 tackles total with 71 credited to him as being of the solo variety, where he was the primary, or in some cases, the only player involved in making the stop. Both of […]

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Post Draft State Of The Steelers Defensive Line

The 2012 NFL draft is now complete and the Pittsburgh Steelers added one defensive lineman in the form of Washington nose tackle Alameda Ta\’amu as part of their nine selections. With the draft and free agency now behind us, it is time to take the yearly look at the state of the Steelers defensive line […]

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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 Draft Shows They Appear To Be Comfortable With Outside Linebacker Depth

Heading into the 2012 NFL draft it looked as if the Pittsburgh Steelers might have interest in drafting not only an inside linebacker, but an outside linebacker as well. Of their 30 allowed pre draft visitors, 4 were considered 3-4 outside linebacker prospects in the form of Nick Perry, Andre Branch, Cam Johnson and Olivier […]

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A Sign? Steelers Yet To Reissue Max Starks Jersey Number 78

Before reading this post I suggest that all of you put on your Steelers Depot black and gold tin foil hats. Is everyone ready? The Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 draft is now behind us and the undrafted free agents have been identified. On Monday we treated to the annual issuing of jersey numbers to all of […]

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Steelers Visited With Nevada LB James-Michael Johnson At Combine

The 2012 NFL draft is just a few more days away now, and while it happened nearly two months ago, Nevada linebacker James-Michael Johnson informed me tonight on Twitter that he met with the Pittsburgh Steelers at the combine in late February. The Steelers were allowed to meet with up to 60 players for 15 […]

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2012 Steelers Mock Draft Version 5.0 – Final Version

Here we go with my final mock draft of the 2012 draft for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Let me start of by disclaimering that I would be floored if I have the same success that had last year, as I picked the first three players correctly, albeit I had rounds two and three flip flopped. I […]

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State Of The Steelers Linebackers – Could Worilds Really Be Slated To Move Inside?

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds is about to enter his third season since being drafted in the second round of the 2010 NFL draft. Several in Steeler Nation are still struggling to understand why inside linebackers Sean Lee or Navarro Bowman weren\’t the pick instead of Worilds. Linebackers coach Keith Butler was asked that very […]

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Yet Another Post About Coby Fleener

Well, I tried to warn you in the post title, so if you clicked on it, I have no sympathy for you. Besides, if you follow me on Twitter or have been a long time reader of this site, you know how I love to press buttons. One last warning, if you don\’t want to […]

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Jonathan Dwyer To Train With Tom Shaw This Summer

While it is in no way big news, I enjoy passing along any player related tidbits this time of year. Pittsburgh Steelers third year running back Jonathan Dwyer told me via Twitter on Thursday that he will be spending the whole month of July training with the great Tom Shaw down in Orlando at the […]

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Steelers 2012 Draft: Coby Fleener Vs. Mark Barron

By Christopher DiMarino Can you feel the excitement growing in Steeler Nation? With just over 3 weeks remaining before the draft (April 26th), every fan is on the edge of their seats. There seems to be a blitzkrieg of draft profiles and mocks popping up all over the web and I am enjoying all of […]

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The Story On Dont\’a Hightower

By Jeremy Hritz More and more mock drafts are beginning to emerge as we get closer to Thursday, April 26th, and over and over, the most popular name to be called by the Steelers at number 24 is Alabama inside linebacker Dont’a Hightower. Conventional wisdom asserts that the Steelers will draft either an offensive lineman […]

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Second Alabama Pro-Day Worth Paying Attention To For Steelers Fans

By Christopher DiMarino The second Alabama pro day is scheduled for today and should be fun to watch. With so many highly touted players (several of which could possibly end up available at pick 24) it will be an event to seriously consider. In particular, many black and gold eyes are focused on linebacker Dont’a […]

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Steelers 1st Round Draft Analysis – Position

By Christopher DiMarino I’ve been busy working on several in depth looks at the 2012 draft. As I continue my analysis, I always tend to check the mock drafts that are circling out there. Part of the reason I do this is to see who the Pittsburgh Steelers are projected to draft in those scenarios, […]

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Stevenson Sylvester Could Provide Steelers With More Draft Flexibility

By Cian Fahey Reading too much into the words of Kevin Colbert or Mike Tomlin is most definitely a rookie mistake for anyone who\’s listening. However there was one notable excerpt from the comments of Tomlin and Colbert at the recent NFL meetings this past week which I can\’t help but put some credence in. […]

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Price Tag Coming Down On Free Agent LB David Hawthorne? Another James Farrior Type Find?

This offseason has gone just as expected for the Pittsburgh Steelers in regards to free agency and history has showed us that they very rarely make any big splash signings outside of re-signing their own. The deeper it gets into the free agency period is where the bargains are found and Head Coach Mike Tomlin […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Tomlin Comments, Gay Departure, Pre Draft Visits & More

Season 2, Episode 91 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and I are all over the place in this episode. We start off looking at some of the comments made by Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin at the NFL owners meeting about the injury concerns he has about Emmanuel Sanders […]

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Colbert Says Sylvester Will Compete With Foote For Buck LB Spot

I posted the other day about the questions at the BUCK linebacker spot now that James Farrior has been released, and how Larry Foote would be the obvious choice to succeed Farrior initially. Stevenson Sylvester, who I really think is better suited for the MACK linebacker position based on his limited playing time the last […]

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With Farrior Now Gone, Defensive Leadership Can Be Shared By Many

When linebacker James Farrior was released early in May by the Pittsburgh Steelers, so too was the leader of the defense. Farrior, along with wide receiver Hines Ward, who was also released along with Farrior, were the grandfathers of the team both on and off the field. Their exits means new leaders must now pick […]

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Where Will The Buck Eventually Stop With The Steelers At Linebacker?

The Pittsburgh Steelers cut ties with veteran linebacker James Farrior early in March and the move really wasn\’t a surprise. In releasing Farrior the Steelers lost their defensive captain and signal caller and their 14 year mainstay at the BUCK linebacker position. The primary job of the BUCK linebacker in the Dick LeBeau 3-4 defense […]

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History Of Steelers Big Name Free Agent Losses Under Kevin Colbert

I posted the other day about the free agents that the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed from other teams since Kevin Colbert took over in 2000 and now we will look at the notable free agent players that were signed away under the Colbert watch dating back to 2000. I use the word notable only in […]

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Hritz Steelers Mock Draft: First Edition

By Jeremy Hritz We are moving closer to the NFL Draft, and closer to the conclusion to the Mike Wallace speculation. Once Wallace signs his tender or new contract with the Steelers, or once he signs with another team, the direction of the Steelers in the draft will become clearer. For now, considering all of […]

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