Rod Woodson


Carnell Lake Has A Full Plate Heading Into 2015

How is Cortez Allen going to bounce back after a horrendous 2014 season? How much playing time will rookies Senquez Golson and Doran Grant receive? Who replaces Troy Polamalu at safety? These are only a few of the mysteries heading into the 2015 season as the Steelers’ secondary looks to rebound, led by defensive backs coach,…


Steelers Double Down On Cornerbacks With Ball Skills

While there were several intriguing options for the Pittsburgh Steelers to go with their first pick in the third day of the 2015 NFL Draft, they ended up doing what most believed that they would, or at least should, doubling down on cornerbacks with Doran Grant. That selection marked the…


Steelers Greatest Impact Draft Picks

Steelers Nation will be of one heartbeat and a shared deep breath when these words are uttered… With the twenty-second overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select… Will it be a cornerback? An edge rusher? A quality player that slipped through the ranks? Or will there…


Steelers Drafted CB Rod Woodson 28 Years Ago Today

28 years ago today, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a future Hall-of-Famer when they selected cornerback Rod Woodson out of Purdue with the 10th overall selection in the 1987 NFL Draft. According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest, the Steelers were very lucky that Woodson fell to them in that draft….

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Antonio Brown Putting Self First, And That’s Okay

As much as we like to think of the players on our teams, particularly our favorite players, as a cut above the rest and loyal to the cause, it’s important to occasionally take a step back and view the game from the player’s perspective, as an employee. An NFL team…

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Rod Woodson Hired As Raiders Assistant Defensive Backs Coach

Former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Rod Woodson is back coaching again with Oakland Raiders as the team announced Monday that the Hall of Famer will be their new assistant defensive backs coach. Woodson, who coached Oakland’s cornerbacks in 2011, played the final two years of his career with the Raiders. In…

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Will “Silverback” Put On A Gold Jacket?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have long been known as a blue-collar team, exemplified by the city itself and by their patriarch owners, the Rooney family, who have owned the team since 1933. Winning is a commitment there, and nothing speaks volumes like the six Lombardi Trophies the team has captured, more…


Baltimore Is Without A Doubt Pittsburgh’s Rival City

In recent years the identity of Pittsburgh’s rival city, at least in sports culture, has changed. Baltimore has replaced Cleveland and Philadelphia as the place Pittsburgh sports fans love to hate. The reason is two fold. First, the only team from Cleveland the Pittsburgh Steelers play regularly is the Browns,…


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 14 vs. Falcons

The Pittsburgh Steelers thrilled their fans with a critical 27-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons with an impressive and daring offensive closeout of the game. With only two games left in the playoffs pursuit and Steelers Nation starting to get that super feeling again here are your Rapid Fire Conclusions:…

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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 12 vs. Saints

By Michael K. Reynolds Mired in the swamps of Louisiana are the sinking hopes of Pittsburgh Steelers fans as the New Orleans Saints came into Heinz Field and lathered on some good ol’ Bayou barbecue sauce with a 35-32 victory. Oh, if only the game was as close as a…

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Bryant McFadden Just The Latest Former Steeler Entering The Media

According to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ website, former Steelers cornerback Bryant McFadden, now retired, seems to have found his life’s work. It seems as though McFadden has found his new calling as a sports broadcaster, having found employment as co-host for Chicago-based 120 Sports, which offers breaking news via the internet…

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Woodson, Sapp Both Think Roethlisberger Is Still Not Hall Of Fame Worthy

Has Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger done enough already to get into the Pro Football Hall of Fame after his playing days are over? In a recent all or nothing discussion revolving around the Class of 2004 quarterbacks on the NFL Network, current Hall of Famers Rod Woodson and Warren…