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Steelers Need A Punt Returner To Emerge During Training Camp

Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will start this year opposite Antonio Brown now that Mike Wallace has left for the greener pastures of Miami and hopefully the Pittsburgh Steelers won\’t have to use either of the two very much as returners in an effort to save some wear and tear on them. The Steelers signed running […]

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Steelers Training Camp – Five Things To Look Forward To Taking Place On Friday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will report to Latrobe for training camp on Friday with their first practice scheduled to take place on Saturday. As we count down the remaining few days, here are five things that we all should expect to take place prior to the team hitting the practice fields of Saint Vincent College. PUP […]

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10 Questions Facing The Steelers Heading Into Training Camp – 2013 Edition

By Jeremy Hritz The other day, I took a look back at the ten questions facing the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into training camp from 2012. A year later, it was interesting to reflect on the biggest issues facing the team to see which ones were still obstacles in 2013. While Mike Wallace is no longer […]

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Where Did The Year Go? Looking Back At The Questions Facing The Steelers Prior To Training Camp In 2012

By Jeremy Hritz Last year, I wrote an article on June 16th that examined ten questions facing the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into their season opener against the Denver Broncos, and for the sake of reflection, I decided to revisit those questions to see what answers worked themselves out. This article will be the first installment […]

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Chris Burke Of SI Thinks Safety Is An Improved Position For The Steelers

By Jeremy Hritz The season previews for NFL teams continue, and the most recent one regarding the Pittsburgh Steelers comes from Sports Illustrated online by writer Chris Burke. Burke previews the entire AFC North for the 2013 season and has some unique takes on what he sees as the weaknesses and strengths of this year’s […]

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Somebody Has To Fill Harrison\’s Shoes At Right Outside Linebacker For The Steelers

By Matthew Marczi Even though he may not have been given the biggest contract out of those who left the Pittsburgh Steelers this year via free agency, James Harrison was certainly the greatest. Mike Wallace may have gotten $60 million from the Miami Dolphins—and that is fair market value for his services at his age […]

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Gil Brandt Says Steelers Facing Downward Spiral In 2014

By Jeremy Hritz On July 9th, Gil Brandt posted an article on NFL.com titled “Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants head now-or-never teams.” In his article, Brandt took his turn pounding the drum that so many in the national media have done over the last few seasons about the demise of the Steelers. His article is […]

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Expectations For Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton In 2013 Need To Be Tempered

Marc Sessler of NFL.com wrote on Friday that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Marcus Wheaton “has a chance to see plenty of playing time on passing downs” in 2013, which leads one to believe that the Oregon State product has a chance to be mighty productive in only his first year in the league. While […]

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Break Down Of Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders 2012 Red Zone Snaps

The post on Friday about Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders led to a few questions regarding how many times he was used last year within the red zone, and I have now pulled those numbers for you from our charting that we did last season. Of the 740 offensive snaps that Sanders played in […]

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Steelers Need WR Emmanuel Sanders To Make Deliveries In The Red Zone

By Matthew Marczi The overhaul along the offensive line of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013 has already been covered extensively, including by myself, earlier this week. But, of course, there are several other changes to the lineup during the team’s makeover for next season, and the biggest—or at least the most expensive—is replacing wide receiver […]

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Steelers Drop In Explosive Receiving Plays Has To Be Made Up By Running Game

Wide receiver Mike Wallace is long gone and gone with him is the 67 explosive plays of 20 yards or more that he accumulated during his four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. In an effort to fill the void that was created when Wallace signed with the Miami Dolphins early in the free agent signing […]

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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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Safety Troy Polamalu The Steelers All Time Most Overrated Player? Dave Dameshek Thinks So

With the NFL currently in the dead zone prior to training camps opening around the league, several of the major media outlets are scratching and clawing for topics to discuss. NFL.com is currently going team-by-team and listing the all-time players from each that they consider to be either overrated or underrated. As far as the […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Wrapping Up Steelers Mini Camp, Talking 3rd Down RB Snaps & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 111 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I recap the Pittsburgh Steelers final week of offseason practices after the 2013 mini camp came to a conclusion on Thursday. We discuss what Mike Tomlin had to say during his press conference and look at the injury situation heading […]

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Todd Haley Says Wide Receivers Don\’t Need Speed To Suceed In Steelers Offense

When wide receiver Mike Wallace signed with the Miami Dolphins this past offseason a lot has been made of the loss of his speed in the Pittsburgh Steelers offense as it relates to the deep passing game. Offensive coordinator Todd Haley was asked about that loss of speed on Tuesday following the first mandatory mini […]

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Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Doesn\’t Need To Reference Mike Wallace When Talking About Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up their first mandatory mini camp practice of the 2013 season and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders talked to the media after its conclusion. Will Graves of the Associated Press reports via Twitter that Sanders said there\’s been no movement on contract extension talks so far, but that he\’s not worried […]

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Speculating The Steelers 2014 Compensatory Draft Picks Post June 1st

A reader emailed me on Thursday and asked what I thought the Pittsburgh Steelers might possibly receive in the form compensatory draft picks next offseason due to all the losses that they had this offseason. In order to venture a guess at this, you first have to look at the contracts signed by each and […]

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Steelers In Need Of Some Good News

By Jeremy Hritz Outside of the Steelers signing nearly all of their draft picks over the last week, there hasn’t been much great news surrounding the team. First, second year starting right tackle, Mike Adams, was stabbed early Saturday morning in Pittsburgh’s South Side when three knuckleheads decided it was a good idea to try […]

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What To Expect From Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders In 2013

By Matthew Marczi These two facts have been well established for some time now: that former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace is gone, and that the Steelers intend to rely on fourth-year pro Emmanuel Sanders to replace him in the starting lineup. What is yet to be understood is what we should expect to […]

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Steelers WR Antonio Brown Poised For Another 1,000 Yard Season?

By Jeremy Hritz Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress recently had some interesting comments about fourth-year receiver Antonio Brown. He said, “[Brown] is going to be one of the most feared receivers in the league this year.” Mr. Burress, we hope you are right. Being without their number one receiver from the past two […]

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Dolphins WR Mike Wallace Takes To Twitter To Clear Air About Recent Quotes

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace has taken to Twitter Monday evening in attempt to clear the air about several comments that he made this past week to the local media that were easily perceived to be shots at the Pittsburgh Steelers. Wallace, as you can see in the attached tweets, wanted to make it […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Mike Wallace & Ryan Clark Comments, OTA Wrap Up & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 106 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and talk about the recent comments made by Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace about the Pittsburgh Steelers as well as safety Ryan Clark making it clear that he is wanting to play past the 2013 season. Will the Steelers give […]

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Will Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Outdo Mike Wallace’s Rookie Season?

By Jeremy Hritz Excitement has been generated by the Pittsburgh Steelers selection of wide receiver Markus Wheaton in the third round. The 22-year-old rookie from Oregon State has been compared to both Mike Wallace and Hines Ward, though he has yet to get a rep in OTAs as he is still attending college classes. In […]

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Dolphins WR Mike Wallace Insinuates Former Steelers Teammates Weren\’t Hungry

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace sure has been vocal about his former team ever since signing a $60 million contract with the Miami Dolphins on the first day of free agency this past off-season and this past week it appears that he took a few more veiled shots at the team that drafted him […]

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Extend Sanders Now To Avoid Yearlong Farewell Tour

By Jeremy Hritz What can we expect from Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders in the 2013 season? After being courted by the New England Patriots, Sanders signed an offer sheet that many believed the Steelers would not match. However, by the end of the matching deadline, Sanders had been retained, and the Steelers did […]

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Steelers Defense Still Oldest In NFL In 2013

Even though they chose not bring back defensive starters James Harrison, Casey Hampton and Keenan Lewis this off-season, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense still ranks as the oldest in the league, according to a study done on all 32 teams by Mike Sando of ESPN.com. While Sando doesn\’t give the average age for the offensive or […]

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