Mitch Berger

Rebuilding A Champion: Two And A Half Vets On Special Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers spent much of the time between their last playoff victory and now replenishing their roster in preparation for their next chance to make a push for a championship. Last season showed signs that the team was on its way out of that transitional phase after posting a…

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Brad Wing With A Prayer?

As far as punters go, it’s difficult to generate much enthusiasm, regardless of how talented a player might be. Frankly, quality punting is more of a concern for teams with bad offenses, and barring a hemorrhaging of touchdown returns, if you’re so worried about the quality of your punting game,…

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Steelers versus Chargers Playoff Game Preview & Prediction

The San Diego Chargers visit Heinz Field to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers this evening. The Chargers will likely be without the services of running back LaDainian Tomlinson and will rely on a mixture of running backs Darren Sproles and Michael Bennett. The Steelers run defense is ranked second in…

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Ravens CB Walker Admits Spitting At Steelers P Berger

Ravens backup cornerback Frank Walker acknowledged on Wednesday that he spit in the face of Pittsburgh Steelers punter Mitch Berger, but tried to play it off as an accident. “It was just a slobber moment,” Walker said today. With 43 seconds left in Sunday\’s 13-9 loss to the Steelers, Walker…

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2009 Steelers Free Agents

Here is an early look at potential 2009 free agents for the Steelers. UFA=Unrestricted Free Agent RFA=Restricted Free Agent QB Charlie Batch UFA QB Byron Leftwich UFA TE Sean McHugh RFA WR Nate Washington UFA G Chris Kemoeatu UFA T Willie Colon RFA T Trai Essex UFA T Max Starks…

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Steeler Sam – Episode 2

Steeler Sam the Steeler fan. Sam talks about the guarantee by Anthony Smith, Mitch Berger holding, Patriots offensive lineman Matt Light, Patriots quarterback Matt Cassel, rookie wide receiver Limas Sweed and that NFL Network hottie Lindsay Soto. [youtube:]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin 11/25 Tuesday Press Conference, RB Parker Questionable, DE Keisel Out

After a four day weekend the Steelers returned to work on Tuesday in preparation for the New England Patriots. Mike Tomlin addressed the media at noon for his weekly press conference. Tomlin opened up with an injury report. Cornerback Bryant McFadden is questionable and should practice this week as he…

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Ernster Out, Berger Back In As Steelers Punter

Paul Ernster is out as the Steelers punter and once again Mitch Berger has been signed to resume the punting duties. Berger is reportedly recovered from his hamstring injury. Ernster averaged just 28.4 yards per punt on five kicks on Thursday night versus the Bengals. The roster move was announced…

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Steelers Sign P Ernster, Release P Berger

The Steelers signed free agent punter Paul Ernster to their roster on Wednesday and released veteran punter Mitch Berger. Berger is coming off of a poor showing on monday night and has been battling a hamstring injury. Ernster was previously released by the Steelers on August 30th, prior to the…