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Many Former Steelers Have ‘Come Home’ In Recent Years

In case you were living under a rock yesterday, you should know by now that former Miami Heat forward (slash hypothetical tight end slash wide receiver) LeBron James chose to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers, rather than signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Reportedly, there were tensions due to the fact that the team already had Le’Veon […]

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Replacing A Championship Roster – Max Starks To Kelvin Beachum

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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Steelers Draft History Under Tomlin – Offensive Tackle

With the 2014 NFL Draft coming up in a bit, and having finished taking stock of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster, it’s now time to look back and see how the team assembled the roster they currently have through the draft. It would be most simple to set a dividing line at 2007, the year Mike […]

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Steelers Greatest Draft Hits – Second Round

By Michael K. Reynolds The end is near. Only two rounds left in analyzing Pittsburgh Steelers drafting savvy during the modern football era. What can we learn from the second rounds of past Steelers drafts? Surprisingly, they didn’t do too well with them during the glory years of the 1970’s and their picks at this […]

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Bucky Brooks Has Steelers TE Heath Miller Going To The Lions In His 2005 NFL Draft Do-Over

Can you imagine Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller in a Detroit Lions uniform? In his latest NFL Draft do-over segment, that’s exactly what NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks wants you to do. If you are not familiar with this series, Brooks has been going back over past drafts and re-doing them with hindsight. The Steelers […]

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Steelers Might Be Best Served To Treat Jason Worilds In 2014 Like They Did Max Starks In 2008

On Sunday at the annual NFL owner’s meetings in Orlando, FL, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin spoke about outside linebacker Jason Worilds and how he is best suited to play on the left side, and how he’s happy with the way he’s progressed since they drafted him. While Worilds did have a career year […]

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Former Steelers Lineman Tunch Ilkin Offers Handy Tip On Left Tackle Competition

By Matthew Marczi For the fourth straight practice, beginning with the Friday night practice, second-year tackle Mike Adams has manned the left side of the offensive line, where third-year tackle Marcus Gilbert had practiced throughout the offseason. Early in the offseason, there were expectations that the two former second round draft picks would compete for […]

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Former Steelers LB Joey Porter To Be Inducted Into The Colorado State Hall Of Fame

According to Bakersfield Californian, former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter will be inducted into the Colorado State Hall of Fame on Nov. 1. Porter, who went to school at Colorado State, was original drafted by the Steelers in the third round of the 1999 NFL Draft. During his 13 seasons in the NFL, he made […]

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Examining The Steelers\’ Reserve Linemen In Years Past

By Matthew Marczi Yesterday, we got a chance to take a look at some of the numbers produced by this year’s reserve offensive lineman candidates for the Pittsburgh Steelers—excepting, of course, the rookies and first year players, from Joe Long to Mike Farrell. With the exception of Guy Whimper, who is a serious question mark […]

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Steelers Were Prepared To Withstand Offseason Exodus

By Matthew Marczi As is widely known, the Pittsburgh Steelers have faced some significant departures this past offseason through free agency and release. The Steelers are currently without seven players that would have been opening day starters last season if injuries were not a factor; perhaps eight, if you include punter Jeremy Kapinos. Such an […]

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Second-Term Steelers Offer Unique Perspective On Unique Organization

By Matthew Marczi With the Pittsburgh Steelers’recent reunions with old faces once again this season—courtesy of the returns of cornerback William Gay, tight end Matt Spaeth, and wide receiver Plaxico Burress—it is quite evident that a recent trend is emerging of former Steelers returning to greener pastures after exploring the landscapes of other teams. Beginning […]

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The Steelers 2005 March Massacre Worked Out Just Fine

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote Thursday on his blog about the impending “March Massacre” that could take place with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bouchette added in his post that it could resemble the “bloodletting” of last offseason. Bloodletting is an interesting description for what when on last offseason as the Steelers really didn\’t lose […]

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Larry Zierlein Still Very Proud Of His 2008 Steelers Offensive Line That Won The Super Bowl

The Arizona Cardinals named Larry Zierlein, a former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach, as their new assistant offensive line coach on Tuesday, and on Wednesday he was a guest on 93.7 The Fan to talk about his new job and his time spent in Pittsburgh. During the interview Zierlein was asked to talk about his […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp – Friday Night Lights – Day Ten Recap

Friday night marked the annual Friday Night Lights practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers at Latrobe Memorial Stadium. A huge crowd was reportedly on hand and received a treat as Aaron Smith, Willie Parker, Marvel Smith and Joey Porter and were all honored with a retirement ceremony prior to practice starting. Porter was interviewed on SiriusXM […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Retiring Steelers, Rookies, Offense & Training Camp Episode

Season 3, Episode 3 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start off the show by looking at Joey Porter, Aaron Smith, Marvel Smith and Willie Parker as all four will be present at the “Friday Night Lights” practice tonight to announce their retirements. we attempt to rank all four […]

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Joey Porter, Aaron Smith, Marvel Smith & Willie Parker To Retire Tonight At Latrobe Stadium

Tonight is the annual “Friday Night Lights” practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers at Latrobe Memorial Stadium and fans that are in attendance will get a treat as Bob Labriola reports via Twitter that former Steelers Joey Porter, Aaron Smith, Marvel Smith and Willie Parker will all be present and have their retirements announced. Porter announced […]

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Are Expectations Too High For The Steelers New Offensive Line?

By Cian Fahey Arguably since 2005, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been winning games in spite of their offensive line. There has been some decent combinations upfront, but never has the line really been a strength since Marvel Smith, Alan Faneca, Jeff Hartings, Kendall Simmons and Max Starks pushed the team towards a Super Bowl victory. […]

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Last Time A Rookie Started Season At Guard For Steelers Was Unfortunately Rememberable

I consider myself an amateur historian of the Pittsburgh Steelers and have a huge video collection of games dating back to the early 1970\’s. I also love going back in time via Google to read old newspaper articles about the team and that includes game recaps after disturbing losses as well. Ever since the Steelers […]

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Rookies DeCastro & Adams Look To Buck Steelers History By Both Starting Week 1

The recent report by Ed Bouchette stating that second round tackle Mike Adams is in the plans of the Pittsburgh Steelers to get the first crack at the starting left tackle spot is not earth shattering news in nature, especially when you look at the potential candidates currently on the roster that could compete for […]

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Explaining The Max Starks Money Issue & Other Thoughts On If He Re-signs

It has been quite a day for Steeler Nation. This morning came the announcement that linebacker James Harrison will be lost for several weeks with a right orbital fracture and tonight it got even more interesting as there is a report out now that Max Starks visited with the Steelers this evening and could be […]

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Answering The John Harris 20 Questions

This morning Pittsburgh Tribune sports columnist John Harris posted 20 questions concerning the Steelers that mostly centered around the draft, Ike Taylor, LaMarr Woodley and a few more of the potential free agents. I thought it would be fun to post his questions along with my answers to them on this slow Saturday. Question 1. […]

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Cornerbacks & Offensive Linemen Drafted By Steelers During The Kevin Colbert Era

The NFL combine is now over and we start the countdown to the 2011 NFL draft in April. Without a doubt, cornerbacks and offensive linemen look to be a high priority for the Steelers this go around. It would not be surprising to see two of each drafted this year. Being as these two positions […]

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Steelers Draft Stategy Wide Open After Offensive Line Signings

The recent moves by the Steelers to keep in tact most of the offensive line and depth from the 2008 season now opens up the chance to truly draft the best player available in the upcoming 2009 NFL draft. Free agents Chris Kemoeatu, Willie Colon, Trai Essex and Max Starks are all back in the […]

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Steelers Place T Marvel Smith On IR, Sign T Jason Capizzi

Steelers offensive tackle Marvel Smith placed on injured reserve today and tackle Jason Capizzi was signed from the Rams practice squad to take his place on the roster. Smith has not played the past 10 games because of back injury. Smith will also be an unrestricted free agent in the offseason and likely played his […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin 12/23 Tuesday Press Conference, S Ryan Clark Out

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held is weekly press conference on Tuesday in preparation for the week 17 game versus the Cleveland Browns. Tomlin started with a summary of Sunday\’s loss versus the Tennessee Titans, by saying that the team did not do enough good things to win. Tomlin stated the team did do a […]

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Steelers vs Titans Week 16 Inactives

Steelers Inactives QB Dennis Dixon (3rd QB) CB Fernando Bryant T Tony Hills LB Bruce Davis T Marvel Smith S Anthony Smith DE Orpheus Roye DT Scott Paxson Titans Inactives QB Chris Simms (3rd QB) DT Albert Haynesworth DE Kyle Vanden Bosch WR Paul Williams WR Chris Davis CB Tyrone Poole RB Chris Henry T […]

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