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Steelers Beat Lions 23-7 – Game Notes

The Steelers beat the Detroit Lions 23-7 in the 1st preseason game of the 2010 season. Below are my notes and nuggets I kept on the game of my observations. I have much more coming on this game and am working through the night. Isaac Redman ran consistent and hard,…





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Steelers Top Six 2010 Training Camp Battles

When the Steelers report to Latrobe on tomorrow, so will begin several training camp battles that we will be keeping a close eye on. We have narrowed them down to six to match the six championships the Steelers have. They are as follows. 1. Quarterback – Byron Leftwich vs. Dennis…






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Steelers 2010 Draft Needs

The Steelers 2009 season showed many holes that the Steelers need to address during the 2010 NFL draft. Below I will list I what I feel the draft needs are going into the draft. These are in no particular order and I will have my mock draft up pretty soon…


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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday July 29th

NFL.com has started their 32 camp tour and has posted the schedule on the website. Thomas George will be reporting in from Latrobe on August 1st. Dale Lolley chimed in with his Steelers over and under wins thoughts as well as his predictions on the Colts, Jets, Chargers and Broncos….


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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday July 22nd

The Post-Gazette reports that the four Rooney brothers signed papers on Monday to sell all or part of their ownership in the Steelers to the new investment group headed by their brother Dan Rooney and his son Art. The closing of the deal should occur within two weeks or so….


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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday July 20th

Mike Bires from the Beaver County Times recounts his recent trip to Rome and reports on the strong Steeler Nation in Italy. Dale Lolley questions some Steeler player ratings in the new Madden 2010 video game. Oh boy, training camp can not get here soon enough. Steelers.com has posted part…


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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday July 15th

Steelers receiver Santonio Holmes will be featured with actor Samuel L. Jackson in a series of commercials for the upcoming ESPY awards being taped tonight. Holmes and several other Steelers are nominated for ESPY awards, including Mike Tomlin for best coach/manager and linebacker James Harrison for best NFL player. Holmes…


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Burnett, Summers and Lewis Contract Numbers

Below are the base salaries for CB Joe Burnett, RB Frank Summers and CB Keenan Lewis as released today by the NFL. Burnett reportedly received a signing bonus of $116,000 and Summers received a $115,000 signing bonus. Lewis signing bonus is rumored to be in the same neighborhood. Joe Burnett…


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Steelers Sign draft picks Lewis, Burnett and Summers

The Steelers signed three of its 2009 draft picks on Friday. Cornerback Keenan Lewis, cornerback Joe Burnett and running back Frank Summers all signed three-year contracts. The Steelers also released punter Dirk Johnson on Friday. Financial terms of the three-year contracts for the draft picks were not released, but we…


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Steelers Day Two 2009 Draft Recap

The Steelers came into the second day of the draft with eight picks to make and I surely did not think they would finish the day with eight players picked. I thought they would package a few to move up earlier in a round. Maybe they tried and just did…


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Steelers Joe Burnett Fifth Round Pick Interview

Here is the media interview of Steelers fifth round draft pick Joe Burnett after being selected 168th overall in the 2009 NFL draft. http://io2.steelers.com/MediaContent/2009/04/26/12/090426_001_105076.mp3 Joe Burnett: Do you see yourself coming here to return punts and kicks or to play cornerback? I see myself coming in to play a little…



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2009 Steelers Draft Prospects Visits

Below is a running list of the draft prospects the Steelers have had in for visits before the 2009 NFL draft. Teams are allowed 30 visits not counting local area players. Name Position School A.Q. Shipley Center Penn State Scott McKillop Linebacker Pittsburgh C.J. Davis Guard Pittsburgh Mike Thomas Wide…


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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday April 2nd

The Steelers hosted Oklahoma offensive tackle Phil Loadholt and UCF cornerback/return specialist Joe Burnett on Wednesday. Big Ben will Host the 2nd Annual Youth Football Camp on June 22 – June 24 at Mars Area High School. Second year linebacker Bruce Davis is hard at work this offseason with a…


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Draft Prospects Loadholt & Burnett Visit On Wednesday

The Steelers are visiting with two more draft prospects today. Oklahoma left tackle Phil Loadholt and University of Central Florida defensive back Joe Burnett are in Pittsburgh visiting with the Steelers coaches at the team\’s complex. Loadholt is a beast at 6-8, 345-pounds and played left tackle for the Sooners…