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Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald Has Decided He’s Not Up For Bro Hugging Roger Goodell

When University of Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald has his name called during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft next month, he won’t be taking part in an uncomfortable-to-watch bro-hug with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on the stage of Radio City Music Hall in New York City. According to a Friday report by Jerry […]

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Steelers Free Agent S Ryan Clark Now A Candidate To Become New NFLPA Union President

The NFLPA is looking for a new union president and Tom Pelissero of USA Today Sports is now reporting that Pittsburgh Steelers free agent safety Ryan Clark is one of three players nominated Tuesday by team reps to replace outgoing president Domonique Foxworth. Ben Watson and Eric Winston are the other two nominated players that […]

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Mike Mitchell’s Position Flexibility, Outspokenness Makes Him A Perfect Fit For Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Carolina Panthers unrestricted free agent safety Mike Mitchell to a five-year, $25 million contract on the first day of free agency Tuesday and while his addition likely surprised a few people, he appears to be the perfect candidate to replace the outgoing Ryan Clark. Over the course of the last several […]

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2014 Pro Bowl Features New Format For NFL ALL-Star Game

They have gone and done it now as the league is changing up the format of the Pro Bowl. Was it too much to ask players who didnt want to actually play in the game to just pass on the invite? Below is the official release from the league about the change in format. The […]

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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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Steelers S Ryan Clark Scheduled For Numerous Appearances On ESPN This Coming Week

Are you ready for an overload of Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark on ESPN this coming week? If not, you better get yourself ready, because Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated is reporting Sunday evening that Clark will be on SportsCenter, NFL Live, NFL32, and ESPN Radio starting on Monday. According to Deitsch, Clark, who is […]

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Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin Named To NFL Competition Committee

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has been named to the NFL Competition Committee by Commissioner Roger Goodell, the NFL announced on Tuesday. Tomlin, who has served on the Coaches Subcommittee of the Competition Committee since 2009, fills the position on the committee held through the 2012 season by former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken […]

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Steelers NT Alameda Ta’amu Will Now Have His Case Reviewed By League

A Pittsburgh judge may have let Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Alameda Ta\’amu off with a slap on the wrist on Thursday, but now he must wait and see whether or not the league office will do the same, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. Ta\’amu received 18 months probation On Thursday after pleading […]

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Steelers LB James Harrison Wowed By Roger Goodell 2011 Earnings

It was reported on Friday that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell earned $29.49 million in 2011 and that news wowed Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison. Harrison posted a screenshot of the ESPN report written by Darren Rovell on his Facebook page with the word, “Wow” attached to it. Harrison has long had issues with Goodell and […]

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Super Bowl XLVII Press Conference Transcript

The NFL passed along a transcript from the Roger Goodell press conference on Friday from Super Bowl XLVII down in New Orleans and I know a few of you might be interested in he what he had to say so I am posting the Q & A below. Opening Statement: “Good morning.  This Sunday will […]

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The NFL Will Gladly Sell You Photos Of Brett Keisel Performing An Unsportsmanlike Action

Don\’t you just love the smell of hypocrisy on a Friday, especially when it comes from the NFL? All of you certainly remember last Sunday when Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel was flagged early in the game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Keisel was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct for performing his signature sack celebration, in […]

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Commissioner Goodell Appoints Paul Tagliabue Hearing Officer For Appeals Of Discipline In Saints Bounty Matter

Here is the official release today that I was just sent as it pertains to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recusing himself from the New Orleans Saints bounty matter. Commissioner Roger Goodell today notified the NFL Players Association and the four players who have appealed their suspensions in the Saints bounty matter that he has appointed […]

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Roger Goodell Sort Of Apologizes To Fans

You may or may not have received the letter that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent out to fans today following the return of the regular officials last night after a new eight-year deal was reached with the NFLRA this week. The letter is somewhat of an apology of sorts, but Goodell says in the email […]

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NFL Announces Eight-Year Deal With NFLRA Via Statement

It is officially over now as the NFL has reached and eight-year agreement with the NFLRA, thus ending the lockout. The referees will back to work as soon as tonight for the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns. the league has released an official statement on the nee deal and you can […]

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Stephen A. Smith Blast Ike Taylor & James Harrison On ESPN First Take

Loud mouth Stephen A. Smith gave the Pittsburgh Steelers, and more specifically, cornerback Ike Taylor, some bulletin board material this morning on ESPN First Take. When  Smith and co-host Skip Bayless got to the part of the show where they broke down the Steelers opener Sunday night against the Denver Broncos, Smith went off on […]

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NFL Suspensions Of Players Involved In Saints Bounty Scandal Overturned

Big news on Friday as the Burbank appeals panel overturned the suspensions of the four New Orleans Saints suspended for their roles in the bounty scandal. In summation, it means that Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove will be reinstated immediately. Vilma, who is facing a season-long suspension, tweeted: “Victory is mine!!!! […]

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League Suspends Titans WR Kenny Britt For Just One Game

Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reports Thursday afternoon that Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt has been suspended for just one game for the upcoming 2012 season. Britt has had eight incidents involving the police since the Titans drafted him in 2009, with the last ending in his arrest for driving under the influence back […]

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Decision To Allow Rainey To Return Might Be Looked At By League

It will not be surprising if we haven\’t heard the least of the decision made Sunday night by the Pittsburgh Steelers that allowed running back Chris Rainey to return to game against the Indianapolis Colts after he suffered an apparent head injury. Rainey took a shot to the head early in the game from Colts […]

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Steelers Training Camp Opens This Year With Virtually No Real Distractions

On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin received a new contract extension that will carry him through the 2016 season. Today, Wednesday, Tomlin will receive a team at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe that does not have many, if any ,real distractions attached it. I shouldn\’t need to remind you of the 2009 and […]

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Polamalu Says Fear Factor Is Being Removed From The Game

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was a busy man on Wednesday. Polamalu made news by admitting to Dan Patrick that he\’s lied about head injuries in the past in order to remain on the field. Polamalu also had some pretty interesting comments for Colin Cowherd on his Wednesday radio show concerning the power of commissioner […]

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Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Plays Yahoo Exec At A Strip Club In Girlfriend Audition Video

Move over Rex Ryan, you now have competition for the Oscar and it\’s New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. A video has surfaced on Youtube of Kraft helping out girlfriend, gold digger, gal pal, Ricki Noel Lander in her latest audition video for the movie The Internship, which apparently will star Vince Vaughn and Owen […]

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Hines Ward Says He Thinks Bounties Went On Throughout The League

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward said last Friday on WFNZ Radio in Charlotte that he thinks bounty type systems went on throughout the league, but that he also thinks that players need to just deal with the discipline that Roger Goodell hands down now because of the power that they gave him when […]

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Dan Rooney Still Hopeful NFL Game Takes Place In Ireland In The Future

The talk about an NFL game taking place in Ireland has really died down over the last few months. It was reported back in December of last year that the NFL sent a delegation to inspect Croke Park in Ireland as a possible place to play a game. US Ambassador to Ireland and Pittsburgh Steelers […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Tomlinson, Mendenhall, Camp QB\’s, OLine & More Episode

Season 2, Episode 118 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I start off with a hat tip to LaDainian Tomlinson, who announced his retirement on Monday. Is LT a first ballot Hall of Famer? We think so, easily. He was a hell of a fantasy football back to have as well. […]

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Ryan Clark Tried To Warn Everyone About The Absolute Power Of Roger Goodell

The Pittsburgh Steelers as a team voted against ratifying the new CBA last summer and now it appears several players across the league wished they had done the same. Jim Corbett of the USA Today reported on Monday that Kansas City Chiefs right tackle Eric Winston expressed deep regret to his medium that the NFLPA […]

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Dear Mr. Goodell, Your Hypocrisy Is Showing Again

Dear Mr. Roger Goodell, Last season I brought to your attention that the NFL photo store was selling pictures of a concussed Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy sitting on the ground following the hit made by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison in the fourth quarter of the week 14 game. You do remember that play, […]

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