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Report: Bouchette Says No Decision Made On Ward Yet According To Sources

The Friday night report by Jason La Canfora, stating that Hines Ward will not be back with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2012 has spawned a few responses it appears now. Not only are the representatives for Ward saying that they have yet to hear from the Steelers, but Ed Bouchette is reporting that sources have […]

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Report: Representatives For Hines Ward Have Yet To Hear From Steelers

Friday evening Jason La Canfora reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers do not intend to bring back veteran wide receiver Hines Ward for the 2012 season, but Scott Brown from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports via Twitter today that Ward\’s representatives have yet to hear from Steelers. Ward has a clause in his contract that says he […]

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Understanding Contract Restructures & Pay Cuts In Relation To The Steelers Salary Cap

This time of year I always get quite a few questions and comments about the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation. Many are confused as to what a restructured contract is, and many view it as a pay cut. In light of the most recent restructures that the Steelers have done, I thought now would be […]

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Report: Steelers Do Not Plan To Bring Back Hines Ward In 2012

Some interesting news tonight as NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora told NFL Total Access Friday night that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward will not be back next season despite his willingness to take a pay cut. La Canfora states in his report that Ward has one year left on his contract, but my […]

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Mike Tomlin Interviewed Todd Haley Today For Steelers Offensive Coordinator Position

Jason La Canfora reported last night that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was looking into former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Todd Haley as a possible candidate for the open offensive coordinator position and now we have confirmation from Bob Labriola that Tomlin interviewed Haley today at the team’s practice facility. Haley, the son […]

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Report: Mike Tomlin Checking Out Todd Haley & Alex Van Pelt

Jason La Canfora is reporting tonight via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has made inquiries into former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Todd Haley and former Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt, presumably for the open offensive coordinator position with the Steelers. Both Haley and Van Pelt have links back to the […]

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Report: Former Steelers OC Bruce Arians Has Had Talks With Other Teams

File this report in the “doesn\’t mean crap” category but it is my duty to pass along the report by Jason La Canfora on Twitter today that stated former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians has had talks with other NFL teams since it was announced last week that he would not be back with […]

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Troy Polamalu Wins Cell Phone Fine Appeal

Jason La Canfora reports that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu won his appeal of a $10,000 fine handed down by the league for using a cell phone on the sideline after suffering a concussion against the Jacksonville Jaguars back in week 6. Polamula was caught by television cameras using a cellphone that was provided to […]

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Report: Ben Roethlisberger Might Sit Out Rest Of Regular Season

While not yet substantiated, Jason La Canfora is reporting this morning that it is widely believed in the front office that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will sit out the Saturday game against the St. Louis Rams with his high ankle sprain and could sit out Week 17 against the Cleveland Browns as well. La […]

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Mike Tomlin & Art Rooney Met With Roger Goodell Thursday To Discuss Fines

Jay Glazer and Jason La Canfora are both reporting that both Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and owner Art Rooney II met Thursday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding the issue of illegal hits and to get some clarification moving forward on what is legal. The $40K fine dolled out to safety Ryan Clark for […]

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Cotchery Leaves Latrobe Monday Without A Contract

Free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery visited with the Steelers once again this morning after arriving in Latrobe on Sunday and has left without a contract according to Ed Bouchette on Twitter. The Steelers are one of many teams that reportedly have interest in Cotchery following his release from the Jets last week. The Steelers […]

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Report: Steelers To Report To Training Camp Thursday At Latrobe

If things go well today with the players vote on the proposed CBA, the lockout will be lifted and the wild and crazy start of the NFL calender will then begin. Facilities will likely open either Tuesday or Wednesday and a report by Matt Pomeroy, the Manager of NFL Network Research, says that the Steelers […]

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Steelers Potential 2011 Salary Cap Casualties

The latest news concerning the 2011 salary cap per Albert Breer and Jason La Canfora is that it is now projected to be roughly $123 million per team. They state as a practical matter that it will “feel” more like $130 million to teams when the cap credits and new cap exceptions are factored in. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday June 30th – Colon Wants Fair Deal Edition

Several teams might be possible suitors for free agent Willie Colon as he is looking for a fair deal according to Scott Brown. Although Colon would rather stay at tackle, he is not opposed to moving to guard if he returns. Colon, said. “We pull (left guard) Chris Kemoeatu so much that if I was […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday June 17th – Camp Tomlin Underway Edition

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is playing host to a free two-day camp yesterday and today for boys and girls ages 7-14 at Brashear High School. The camp is funded by the corporate sponsors, who underwrite the entire camp. Pro Football Focus has the pass blocking efficiency numbers up now for the tight ends and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday June 2nd – No Hard Knocks For Cowher Edition

Steelers receiver Hines Ward was on 680 The Fan radio in Atlanta for an interview you can listen to and said it\’s difficult to take big hits out of football and suggests flag football and that the new guidelines clash with the physical nature of the sport. He made it pretty clear that he didn\’t […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday April 27th – The Cost Of A Twin Edition

Jason La Canfora posted last night about the Steelers supposed want to move up to draft Mike Pouncey. Here is what I believe would be the cost to trade up and how I see this as a smoke screen mostly. I came across this piece last night on South Carolina offensive tackle Jarriel King that […]

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Looking At The Price Steelers Would Have To Pay To Trade Up For Mike Pouncey

Jason La Canfora has Steeler Nation all going crazy tonight with his report that the Steelers have serious designs on trading up in the 1st round of the 2011 NFL draft Thursday night to get Mike Pouncey, the twin brother of Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey. La Canfora reports that a league source has informed him […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday February 21st – Feeling An Upcoming Draft Edition

Dale Lolley blogged his early thoughts on the Steelers upcoming NFL draft needs and pretty much thinks the Steelers top targets will be cornerbacks Jimmy Smith or Aaron Williams. Bob Labriola goes over the Steelers plans for the upcoming NFL Combine that starts this week. On Sunday, Mike Bires gave his thoughts on the Steelers […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday November 25th – Phil Luckett Remembered Edition

Hines Ward as you can imagine is questioning the discipline of Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour. Ward pondered on his TV show, what the discipline would of been had Seymour decked Tom Brady or Peyton Manning like he did Ben Roethlisberger this past Sunday. Scott Brown wrote about how right tackle Flozell Adams is fitting […]

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Steelers Worked Out DE Nick Reed & DE Pannel Egboh Earlier This Week

NFL Network reporter Jason La Canfora reported this morning that the Steelers worked out defensive ends Nick Reed and DE Pannel Egboh earlier this week. Reed most recently played for the Seattle Seahawks where he recorded 17 tackles and one sack. Egboh has most recently played for the San Francisco 49ers and the Philadelphia Eagles. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday November 24th – Hines Gets His Freak On Edition

Mikey and Big Bob of the Kiss Morning Freak Show had Steelers receiver Hines Ward in studio yesterday morning for a good time. They got Hines to talk about Call of Duty as well as the recent string of fines the Steelers have faced and are facing. Head coach Mike Tomlin stayed clear of any […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday July 23rd – Dixon\’s Agent Speaks & Woodley Responds To Criticism Edition

Jeff Sperbeck, the agent for backup quarterback Dennis Dixon, is sounding off that Dixon did not get enough time with the first-team offense during offseason workouts for the coaching staff to fully evaluate his development. Sperbeck questions why Byron Leftwich is ahead of his client on the depth chart after being brought back from Tampa. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday July 14th – Three Rivers Stadium Archives Edition

Observer-Reporter writer Dale Lolley has a snapshot article for SteelCityInsider.net on undrafted free agent Lindsey Witten. Witten is trying to make the team as an outside linebacker after playing defensive end for the University of Connecticut. According to Lolley, Witten has bulked up to 250 pounds and is ready for camp to start. If you […]

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Steelers Leaning To Moving Essex To Left Tackle?

NFL.com reporter Jason La Canfora is reporting on Twitter that the Steelers are seriously considering moving right guard Trai Essex to left tackle and current left tackle Max Starks to the right tackle spot in place of the injured Willie Colon. Colon had surgery this morning on his right Achilles and is lost for the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday June 17th – Los Steelers Fans Mexicanos Increíbles Edition

Steelers defensive end Nick Eason said he should be close to full strength for training camp after missing the final two weeks of OTA practices following emergency an appendectomy in which part of his colon was also removed. Eason said he plans to keep his weight down following a loss of 28 pounds so it […]

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