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Steelers Vs. Broncos: The Pressure Is On Peyton

By Jeremy Hritz It’s hard to believe that the 2012 Steelers season is upon us, and that in a week’s time, we will be gathered in front of televisions across the world watching the Pittsburgh Steelers square off against not only a team that bounced them from the playoffs last season, but also a quarterback […]

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Hritz: 2012 Steelers Season Preview, Analysis, & Prediction

By Jeremy Hritz During the offseason, both before the draft and after organized team activities, I forecasted the Pittsburgh Steelers season. In my first analysis, I had the Steelers finishing 11-5, and post 2012 Draft, I had them finishing 12-4. Now that the preseason has concluded, and the 53-man roster has been confirmed, I have […]

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LeBeau Thinking Turnovers, Not Retirement, After Atypical 2011 Season

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau has made it clear in a recent interview with 93.7 The Fan that his defense must force more turnovers in 2012, and he is confident that they will. The Steelers defense finished last in the NFL in 2011 in defensive takeaways with 15, with 1 of those 15 coming […]

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Despite What Jaworski Says, Roethlisberger Is Elite

By Jeremy Hritz Ron Jaworski recently finished his top 30 quarterback rankings in which Ben Roethlisberger was notched sixth, behind Eli Manning (5), Peyton Manning (4), Tom Brady (3), Drew Brees (2), and Aaron Rodgers. Jaworski’s comments about Roethlisberger were intriguing, especially when declared “[Ben is] on the cusp of becoming elite.” On the cusp? […]

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Lawrence Timmons Thinks Packers QB Aaron Rodgers Is The Toughest To Prepare For

Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons was back home in Florence, South Carolina this past weekend for a family reunion and to throw out the first pitch for the Florence minor league baseball game on Saturday. Timmons sat down with Lou Bezjak of SC Now for an interview to talk about a wide range of […]

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Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano Calls Hiring Of Bruce Arians A Homerun

Indianapolis Colts new head coach Chuck Pagano calls the hiring of former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians a home run and said more specifically, “He\’s a brilliant offensive coordinator.” Arians was not offered a contract to return to the Steelers this offseason after spending eight years in Pittsburgh, the last five of which were […]

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Who Will Be The Most Important Pittsburgh Steelers Player In 2012?

By Cian Fahey If you ask any average football team to identify its most important piece, 95 percent of them will point to their starting quarterback. In a quarterback dominated league, most teams will do almost anything to land a franchise quarterback. It\’s the reason why the Washington Redskins made that massive trade with the […]

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Ron Jaworski Overrating Arm Strength Of Joe Flacco & Underrating Accuracy

On Monday, ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski revealed his ninth-ranked quarterback entering the 2012 season:  Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens. And while praising the fifth-year Ravens quarterback, Jaworski said that Flacco has the strongest arm in the league. “That\’s Flacco\’s No. 1 attribute,” said Jaworski. “I get so tired of hearing how arm strength is […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Schedule Preview: Week 1 Analysis Versus Denver Broncos

By Christopher DiMarino This is the first article in what will be a series analyzing the Pittsburgh Steelers competition on the schedule for the 2012-2013 season. As Zack de la Roacha of Rage Against the Machine sang, Know Your Enemy. I\’m very particular about knowing who the Steelers are squaring off against. It gives me […]

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10 Questions Needing Answers Come Opening Sunday Night Against The Broncos

By Jeremy Hritz It’s crazy to think that only a few short months ago, Steelers fans everywhere were licking the wounds inflicted by the dubious Bronco Tim Tebow. In less than three months, the Steelers will have an opportunity to get revenge against the now Peyton Manning-led Broncos on a Sunday Night. Within that time […]

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That’s High Praise – Big Ben = Top 3 QB?

By Christopher DiMarino For any of you that have read my work on Steelers Depot, you may know a few things about me. The one that relates to this article is how I like writing analysis pieces about articles on NFL.com. While I am a fan of football and a connoisseur of its subtle nuances, […]

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Prime Nine: Best Year For Ben Roethlisberger In 2012?

By Jeremy Hritz With the egress of Bruce Arians and the addition of Todd Haley, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be lining up opening night against the Denver Broncos with a new offense that apparently is so complex that Ben Roethlisberger labeled it the Rosetta Stone. While nobody has ever accused Ben of being a rocket […]

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2012 Steelers Season Prediction: Pre-Draft Edition

By Jeremy Hritz It is hard to believe that football fans still have a little over four months to agonize through before enjoying a regular season NFL game. And while Pittsburgh fans are finding some distraction in the Penguins (for better or worse), nothing can replace the void left behind by the end of the […]

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Analyzing The Steelers 2012-13 Schedule

By Christopher DiMarino I frequently visit NFL.com and their stories fuel many of my articles. I like the perspective of how much coverage a league website gives the Steelers. This time, I saw a quick breakdown of the schedule that was just released. I already broke down the opponents, but now we have a concept […]

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Report: Steelers Could Open Up 2012 Season Against Broncos On Sunday Night

Mike Klis, Denver Broncos beat writer from The Denver Post, reported Tuesday that the Broncos have received word there is a strong chance they will play their season opener Sept. 9 on NBC\’s “Sunday Night Football.” Klis speculates that the Broncos opponent for that game could very well be the Pittsburgh Steelers, the New Orleans […]

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Ryan Clark Says Roger Goodell Has Not Been Successful At Putting Flags On Players Yet

Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Ryan Clark was present at his Alma mater LSU on Thursday for their annual pro day to show support for the players taking part in it. Clark managed to give a couple of interviews, as you would expect, and one of those was with 104.5 ESPN radio in Baton Rouge. Clark […]

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Steelers 2012 Competition Analysis: Overview

By Christopher DiMarino Part of knowing your team is understanding their competition (as the saying goes, keep your friends close, and your enemies closer). It is very important to see what teams the Steelers will play in the 2012 season and which may provide the biggest challenges. We all know that the Black and Gold […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Hines Ward, Rashard Mendenhall & William Gay

Season 2, Episode 89 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and start with the preview of the Hines Ward press conference in which we rightly guessed was to announce his retirement. Could it really have been anything else? We discuss Ward a little bit and of course will discuss the presser […]

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Mike Wallace To Denver Broncos Talk Will Now Dominate Free Agency

Quarterback Peyton Manning has now handed out his free agent bachelor rose to the Denver Broncos, and with the flurry off big named free agency signings now behind us, the full force speculation will now turn back to Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace, and if the Broncos will pursue him with […]

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Why The Steelers Don\’t Need A March Madness To Impress Me

By Christina Rivers While 31 teams in the NFL turn free agency into haberdashery, selling and buying up players like they\’re playing the stock market, the Pittsburgh Steelers use March to reflect, inspect and quietly make their moves. The Steelers organization has always appeared to play chess during the period instead of following the \’trend\’. […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Najeh Staley & Duce Davenport Episode

Season 2, Episode 88 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and I are back for our third and final podcast this week. We open up talking about the pay cut that Casey Hampton took and what it means to his 2012 status and also what it means to the Steelers salary […]

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The Terrible Podcast – 2012 Free Agency Preview Episode

Season 2, Episode 86 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd dive right into the free agency talk as the new league year begins at 4 p.m. eastern today. We talk about the signing of Randy Moss by the San Francisco 49ers on Monday and how this lessens the chance even more […]

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Friday Night Frenzy: Redskins Trade Up With Rams & Jets Extend Mark Sanchez Contract

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports first reported the news Friday night that the Washington Redskins have acquired the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft from the St. Louis Rams and it cost them this year’s first and second round picks as well as their first-round picks in 2013 and 2014. The Redskins […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Peyton Manning, Free Agency & Pro Days Episode

Season 2, Episode 85 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and with not a lot of Steelers news to discuss since the Tuesday podcast, we touch one last time on the Mike Wallace situation quickly as we turn our attention more to free agency around the league in general. Of course […]

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The Moral of Manning: Don’t Take Ben Roethlisberger For Granted

By Jeremy Hritz Though all football fans had time to prepare for it, the exit of Peyton Manning from his team of 14 years was saddening. As Colts fans across the United States reminisce about the insane statistics and abundant wins that Manning brought to the team, Jim Irsay and Chuck Pagano are preparing to […]

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Big Ben vs. Eli: Who Has Your Vote?

By Jeremy Hritz Prior to the 2011 season, there was no doubt of who was the premier quarterback from the 2004 NFL Draft. Ben Roethlisberger, selected 11th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers, sported a resume jeweled by three Super Bowl appearances, two Super Bowl victories, and an aptitude for last minute victories. The success he […]

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