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Keep The Ilkin Family In Your Prayers

Sharon Ilkin, the wife of former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman and current color commentator on the Steelers radio broadcast Tunch Ilkin, lost her battle with cancer on Monday. She was just 55 years old. According to a post by Dale Lolley on Tuesday, Sharon was once on the cover of Sports Illustrated with basketball great […]

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SI Poll: James Harrison Voted Meanest Player By Fellow Players

According to a recent Sports Illustrated poll of NFL players, Steelers linebacker James Harrison was voted as the meanest player in football. Harrison received 35% of the votes and was the easy winner over Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, who finished second with 15% of the vote. Rounding out the top 4 were the Lions Ndamukong […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – August 31st – Woodley SI Cover Boy Edition

Ben Roethlisberger talked to the media on Tuesday and Scott Brown noted how he responded carefully when asked about the NFL\’s personal conduct policy as it relates to the recent news that Patriots defensive end Albert Haynesworth will not be suspended initially by Roger Goodell after pleading no contest to simple assault charge. Roethlisberger was […]

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The Steelers & The Passer Rating Differential Stat

If you missed the recent article by Kerry J. Byrne of Cold Hard Football Facts on Sports Illustrated this week, you missed a great article on the passer rating differential stat. Basically, the stat subtracts an opponents passer rating from its own passer rating to get the differential of the two. While I admit that […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday May 31st – Thaddeus, Say It Ain\’t So Edition

The Sports Illustrated article on the Ohio State debacle is out as of yesterday and Thaddeus Gibson and Doug Worthington, are listed as players who sold memorabilia at the Columbus tattoo shop. Both had been 2010 draft picks of the Steelers and both are with different teams now. The Philadelphia Eagles are expected to go […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday April 20th – Roethlisberger Draft Profile Re-visited Edition

Bob Labriola latest in his series of stories chronicling the 52 playoff games in Steelers history focuses on the 1975 playoff win against the Colts is up on Steelers.com. The Steelers 2011 regular season schedule was released Tuesday evening and my podcast partner David Todd has a look at the first 4 games of which […]

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Mike Mayock & Gus Johnson Together Calling Games? An Early NFL Apology Perhaps?

SI.com writer Richard Deitsch broke the news today that NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock will join the NFL Network\’s broadcast team for its eight-game Thursday Night Football package this upcoming season. Assuming we have one. Mayock will reportedly replace Matt Millen and Joe Theismann on the broadcast and the speculation is also building that […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday March 10th – Tomlin Not Cutting Cheese In Wisconsin Edition

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was present for the Wisconsin Pro Day on Wednesday as tackle Gabe Carimi, defensive end J.J. Watt and tight end Lance Kendricks were all on display. All three seem to be on the Steelers radar in one capacity or another. Despite not yet signing free agent cornerback Ike Taylor, Ed […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday February 1st – Calling BS On Goodell Edition

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell claimed that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger didn\’t have support of teammates following a tumultuous offseason and several players are calling BS on that. As several teammates rebuff Goodell\’s claims no one defended Ben. Episode 32 of The Terrible Podcast is up and we get you up to speed on the Steelers first […]

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James Harrison On Sports Illustrated Cover Again

Steelers linebacker James Harrison is on the cover of the latest Sports Illustrated for the second time this season. Early this season, Harrison graced the cover of SI for the hit on Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi. You can see both pictures of the SI covers below. What a difference a couple of months make.

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday October 27th – Hines On Halloween Edition

The new cover of Sports Illustrated features our own beloved James Harrison hitting the Browns Mohamed Massaquoi. Peter King has a feature article in it focused on the week 6 hits around the NFL. Scott Brown looks at the tough choice the Steelers will have to make if the sign Steve McLendon from the practice […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday October 13th – Say It Aint So, Tone Edition

Zack Meisel takes a closer look at the SI story that surfaced Tuesday that implicated former Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes as one of many college football players asked to accept money from former agent Josh Luchs. Steelers free safety Ryan Clark joined 93.7 The Fan for his weekly spot, on his birthday yesterday, to […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday June 7th – Mike Renfro Replay Edition

Teresa Varley of Steelers.com writes about how defensive end Aaron Smith is starting to get back in the flow of things following rotator cuff surgery last season. Smith is a leader that was surely missed down the stretch on defense along with Troy Polamalu. Scott Brown writes about the Steelers bringing back linebacker Larry Foote, […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday May 24th

2nd year receiver Mike Wallace joined Vinnie and Cook on 93.7 the Fan for an on air interview to discuss his new role with the Steelers. On Sunday, Ed Bouchette took a look at the role of fullbacks in Steelers history and shows the position\’s evolution from runner to blocker. Eric Knopsnyder of The Tribune […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 7th

The Oakland Raiders released former No. 1 overall draft pick JaMarcus Russell on Thursday after a three-year tenure marked by his high salary and unproductive play on the field. Hard to believe even Al Davis is admitting defeat so soon, but in a non salary cap year, it is a chance to get out from […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday May 6th

Sports Illustrated writer, David Epstein, speculates if the head injuries suffered by Ben Roethlisberger over the years may offer any insight into his recent alleged behavior. Carl Prine touched on this as well for the Pittsburgh Tribune last month. Ben Roethlisberger jersey sales have taken a nose dive in the month of April. Roethlisberger had […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday May 5th

The fallout continues for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as he will appear on the cover of the latest edition of Sports Illustrated. The feature article is titled “The Hangover” and details what the magazine calls “the ultimate expression of athletic entitlement run amok.” Ed Bouchette\’s ever entertaining and ever educating Steelers chat transcript is up on […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday February 10th

A reader alerted me to a Best Pittsburgh Sports Blog Tournament that has started and I am a #8 seed. The last #8 seed mind you. Not sure how that happened as I guess they think this blog is the equivalent of the Mount St. Mary\’s of the Final Four. If you would like to […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 22nd

Steelers punter Daniel Sepulveda talks about his rehab of his ACL injury and his attitude heading into the 2009 season. Fox News reporter, Major Garrett, says there\’s still no movement on Dan Rooney becoming ambassador to Ireland as President Obama has yet to send Rooney\’s nomination to the Senate for confirmation. Kicker Jeff Reed sure […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday May 13th

Former Steelers head coach, Bill Cowher, could have his loyalty tested if the Penguins and Hurricanes both advance to the NHL Conference finals. This will be a good problem to have. Let\’s Go Pens! Sports Illustrated recently listed the five best and five worst owners in each of the four major team sports with the […]

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Fred Taylor Will Not Be A Steeler

I am not too sure what SI writer Peter King is smoking, but to suggest that recently released Jaguar running back Fred Taylor could be a Steeler, it must be some good stuff. With Rashard Mendenhall surely to be recovered from his injury and Mewelde Moore likely to be kept at his bargain price, there […]

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Santonio Holmes On Cover Of Super Bowl Sports Illustrated

Santonio Holmes graces the cover of the Super Bowl Sports Illustrated issue. things just keep getting better and better after his game winning Super Bowl catch.

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Steelers On Cover Of Latest Sports Illustrated

The Steelers once again grace the cover of the latest SI edition. This time Sports Illustrated chose wide receivers Nate Washington and Santonio Holmes celebrating after the Holmes punt return for a touchdown.

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Steelers Defense Featured In Latest Sports Illustrated

This week’s issue of Sports Illustrated features the Steelers defense with linebacker LaMarr Woodley on the cover hovering over Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. The cover features the headline STEEL CURTAIN II – DEFENSE – That Same Old December Song in the NFL.

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