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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Guy Whimper, Max Starks, Joe Greene, Ryan Clark, Roster Depth & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 101 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I have plenty to talk about as the Pittsburgh Steelers prepare for their first OTA session that will take place in a couple of weeks. The Steelers signed free agent tackle Guy Whimper since our last show, so we discuss […]

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Report: Steelers Recently Talked To Max Starks, Who Still Wants Opportunity To Start

According to Wednesday report by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review , the Pittsburgh Steelers recently reached out to free agent tackle Max Starks, but his return to Pittsburgh, at least according to him, isn\’t likely to happen unless he is given the opportunity to compete for a starting spot. According to Kaboly, Starks seems […]

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Steelers T Guy Whimper Contract Details

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent tackle Guy Whimper on Monday and the contract details are pretty simple and not taxing cap wise. According to an agent, Whimper signed a one-year qualifying contract that includes a base salary of $715,000 and no signing bonus. Being as it was a qualifying contract, the cap hit for […]

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Offensive Line: The Greatest Strength Of The Steelers In 2013?

By Jeremy Hritz Sure, it’s early, and there are still three months to go until training camp kicks off, but that won’t stop us from discussing what position will be the greatest strength of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2013 season. While it is easy to say that quarterback is the best position on the […]

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Does The Signing Of Guy Whimper Mean That Max Starks Definitely Won\’t Be Back In 2013?

I knew at some point this offseason that the Pittsburgh Steelers would need to address their depth at the tackle position, but I never envisioned it leading to the team signing Jacksonville Jaguars castoff Guy Whimper, who according to Pro Football Focus gave up five sacks in 2012 in less than 400 snaps played and […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Rookie Camp, Sean Spence, Undrafted Free Agents & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 100 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and talk about the news that came out of the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie camp that took place over the weekend and this leads to us eventually talking about the undrafted free agent offensive lineman that were present over the weekend. I […]

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Report: Chargers Don\’t Appear Interested In Max Starks After Missing Out On Bryant McKinnie

According to Kevin Acee of the The San Diego Union-Tribune, the San Diego Chargers recently tried to sign tackle Bryant McKinnie, who just re-signed back with the Baltimore Ravens over the weekend, but have yet to reach out to Pittsburgh Steelers veteran free agent tackle Max Starks. The Chargers, as Acee eludes to in his […]

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Steelers Using Qualifying Contracts & Displacement To Stretch Cap Dollars Until June

Despite being severely cap-strapped until June 2nd rolls around, the Pittsburgh Steelers have still been able to sign a few free agents over the course of the last week in the form of running back LaRod Stephens-Howling and punter Brian Moorman. So how are they able to do this with such little cap room? They […]

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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Draft

The 2013 NFL draft is now behind is and the rookie camp gets underway on Friday. As I do ever year at this time, here is my first 53 man roster prediction for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. Prior to training camp getting started, I will release my next prediction and then will have a new […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Rookies, Draft, Sanders, Starks, Batch Comments & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 99 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I have quite a bit to talk about in our second post draft episode. We start off by talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers decision to sign punter Brian Moorman to compete with Drew Butler in training camp and both agree […]

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Second Annual Max Starks No. 78 Tin Foil Hat Post

It\’s time again for my annual Max Starks speculation post based on nothing but the vacant jersey numbers listed on the Pittsburgh Steelers website and the severe lack of depth on the offensive line. Nearly one year ago today I put on my black and gold tin foil hat and speculated that the vacant No. […]

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Lack Of Depth On The Steelers Offensive Line Still Exists Following The Draft

One of the two main arguments that I made for the Pittsburgh Steelers drafting North Carolina guard Jonathan Cooper in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft, should have fallen, was the fact that there is no solid depth on the teams offensive line. Cooper of course didn\’t fall, nor did Chance Warmack for […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Says Door Not Closed On Max Starks & Casey Hampton Possibly Returning

During his annual pre draft press conference on Monday, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was asked if he had ruled out tackle Max Starks and nose tackle Casey Hampton possibly returning this season. “No, we haven\’t shut the door on anybody, quite honestly, that was with us last year, because we don\’t know what […]

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Will Mike Adams Get First Crack At The Left Tackle Spot?

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin held their annual pre draft press conference on Monday, and during the question and answer session, Tomlin was asked if Mike Adams was in the plans to be the starting left tackle this year. “Yeah, but Marcus Gilbert is left tackle capable as well,” […]

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Report: Steelers Meeting With Texans Free Agent OL Antoine Caldwell

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports on Tuesday via Twitter that Houston Texans free agent offensive lineman Antoine Caldwell will be meeting with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers need depth on their offensive line behind their five starters as tackle Max Starks and guard Doug Legursky are both unrestricted free agents and might not […]

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Let\’s Not Rule Heath Miller Out For The Opener Just Yet

There are quite a few people speculating that the Pittsburgh Steelers might draft a tight end as early as the first round next month in draft, but I would suggest tempering those expectations. Most of the reasoning behind that speculation stems from the belief that Heath Miller, who tore his ACL, MCL and PCL in […]

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Steelers 2013 Free Agency Recap: Business As Usual

The initial crush of the 2013 free agency period is now over and the Pittsburgh Steelers followed the path that many of us expected them to take. The big free agent signing this offseason is currently quarterback Bruce Gradkowski, who the Steelers signed to a three-year contract to be the backup to Ben Roethlisberger. Outside […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Still Needs Depth Added To It

The Pittsburgh Steelers normally like to carry eight or nine offensive linemen on their 53 man roster during the season. As we sit here in March, they only have six linemen under contract that we can pencil in as definitely making the roster. Once you get past Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro, Marcus Gilbert, Mike Adams, […]

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Report: UPDATED: Steelers \”NOT\” Expected To Re-sign T Max Starks & NT Casey Hampton

OK, ignore the report below. It seems I missed the “NOT” or it was updated after the original story posted. Use this post now to discuss the depth at the tackle position as I will not correct what I wrote below! Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette has an interesting little nugget in his […]

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Report: Steelers Had Interest In New Rams T Jake Long

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports Monday via Twitter that according to a league source, the Pittsburgh Steelers made a play for free agent tackle Jake Long, who wound up agreeing to a deal with the St. Louis Rams Sunday night. Long, the first overall pick of the 2008 draft by the Miami Dolphins, signed a […]

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Steelers Continue Trend Of Shying Away From Second Contracts To Players Drafted After Third Round

On Thursday we found out that Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis will not be returning in 2013 after he signed a five year contract with the New Orleans Saints. When you look at the history of the Steelers under general manager Kevin Colbert, it\’s not too surprising that Lewis did not receive […]

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Steelers Free Agent T Max Starks Earned Performance-based Pay Benefit For 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Max Starks was the only offensive player to play ever snap in 2012 and he picked up a nice little bonus for his efforts. Brian McIntyre of Yahoo Sports reported on Wednesday that Starks earned $272,590 in the NFL\’s 2012 performance-based pay program for accomplishing that. The performance-based pay benefit program […]

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Steelers Heavy Use Of The Restricted Free Agency As A Filtering System Ends This Off-season

The Pittsburgh Steelers had six restricted free agents this off-season and they tendered four of them as Emmanuel Sanders, Isaac Redman, Jonathan Dwyer and Steve McLendon were all issued tenders of $1.3 million. Stevenson Sylvester and Jeremy Kapinos were the two players that were not tendered. With those restricted tenders now in the books, it […]

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Steelers 2013 Salary Cap: Post James Harrison Release & Restricted Tendering Update

The Saturday business moves for the Pittsburgh Steelers now appear to be in the books following the release of linebacker James Harrison and the restricted tendering of running back Jonathan Dwyer, running back Isaac Redman, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and nose tackle Steve McLendon. Although it hasn\’t been reported, running back Baron Batch and cornerback […]

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Steelers Free Agents: The Legal Free Agent Tampering Season Is Here

The three day legalized NFL tampering period got underway at midnight, but not without a memo from the league on Friday that clarified what is and isn\’t allowed leading up to the start of the new league year, which commences at 4:00 p.m. eastern on Tuesday. The league doesn\’t have to worry about the Pittsburgh […]

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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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