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Larry Foote To Practice Thursday After Sitting Out Wednesday

When the Pittsburgh Steelers injury report was released on Wednesday, an unexpected name showed up on it in the form of starting BUCK linebacker Larry Foote, who sat out practice with an ankle issue. The injury was not speculated to be serious in nature and Foote said on Thursday that the ankle in question was […]

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Baron Batch Says MRI On Injured Groin Showed Nothing Alarming

Tim Benz of 105 The X Radio reports Thursday via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers second year running back Baron Batch said today that an MRI done on his groin that he injured during the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers didn\’t reveal anything alarming. Batch would only say that the injury was minor and he […]

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Steelers NT Casey Hampton Recently Had Left Elbow Fixed

According to both Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Tim Benz of 105.9 The X, Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton recently had his left elbow “fixed”. Hampton is currently wearing a cast of some sorts and still expects to be ready for the season opener against the Denver Broncos. The veteran nose tackle […]

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Kugler Says DeCastro Has Gotten Better Over Past Week

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach Sean Kugler doesn\’t sound worried about first round draft pick David DeCastro, who according to several reports hasn\’t been overly impressive in training camp thus far. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was quoted as saying this week that his rookie guard, who will start Thursday night in the Steelers first preseason game […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Training Camp Tuesday Day 14 Special Edition Episode

Tuesday, day 14 of training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now complete and joining me tonight on the special training camp edition of the show is Tim Benz, host of the morning show on 105.9 The X. You can listen to the show online at www.wxdx.com and follow Tim on Twitter at @XMorningShow. Tim […]

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Tell Harrison That Stabler Is A Non Tax Paying, Habitual Drunk Driving, Ex NFL QB

Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler is leading the charge of a recently filed concussion lawsuit against the league. In that lawsuit Stabler points to the fact that the league’s Super Bowl XLVI commercial regarding decades of changes to the rules fails to mention how “recidivist violators” like Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison are still […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – December 3rd – Cotchery & Saunders Interviews Edition

The Playbook preview of the Steelers Bengals game is now up on NFL.com and it has some good film breakdown on the two teams. In addition, the Tools for Victory segment is up as it focuses on keys to success for the Bengals running game. Tight end/receiver Dorin Dickerson is apparently no longer on the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday October 28th – The Beard Salsa Edition

Teresa Varley of Steelers.com recently sat down with the always entertaining Ike Taylor in latest edition of the Steelers Speak. Taylor talks about the upcoming Patriots game. Ken Laird has the transcripts up from the Thursday Bruce Arians and Dick LeBeau media session that is worth a read. 93.7 The Fan has some great interviews […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday October 10th – Talking Titans Win Edition

Bob Labriola and Tunch Ilkin have the latest episode of Chalk Talk up on steelers.com and break down four key plays from the Steelers 38-17 win over the Titans yesterday. The even cover the counter pike play I illustrated last night. Tim Benz from 105 The X caught up with linebacker LaMarr Woodley after the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday October 3rd – Talking About The Texans Loss Edition

Former Steelers running back and current ESPN NFL analyst Merril Hoge shared his thoughts on the Steelers this morning on the Mike and Mike radio show. The great Craig Wolfley was on the 105 The X morning show this morning with Tim Benz to also talk about the Steelers 17-10 loss to the Texans. Ed […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday September 20th – Greg Lloyd Speaks Edition

Dan Gigler caught up with former Steelers linebacker Greg Lloyd and asked him about the current state of the NFL — specifically in reference to the crackdown on violent helmet-to-helmet hits. Here is some audio from the interview as well. Bob Labriola and Craig Wolfley break down two running plays from Sunday in the weekly […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – September 9th – Happy Birthday Dick LeBeau Edition

Happy birthday to Dick LeBeau who turns 74 years of age today and this day should be a national holiday on which doves should be released and little children sing. Here is his HOF page. The 3-4 defense turns 30 years old this season in Pittsburgh and Ed Bouchette has a great piece on the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – September 7th – Polamalu Talks Likely Just Talk Edition

Ed Bouchette reports that contract extension negotiations with Troy Polamalu are ongoing, but I warn everyone not to get their hopes up that an extension will be reached by Sunday. The Steelers do not do contracts during the season typically, but Polamalu might be an exception to the rule. I am not saying it will […]

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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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Steelers Main Concerns Can Be Traced Back To Poor 2008 & 2009 Drafts

The Steelers formula for success for many years has been simple. Draft well, re-sign quality free agents and add a low profile free agent or two during free agency for extra depth. That very formula has resulted in 3 Super Bowl appearances over the last 6 seasons with 2 of those appearances ending with the […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Thirteen Recap

Day 13 of Steelers training camp is in the books and here is your daily recap of the days news and practice report. It was reported last night that free agent tight end Reggie Kelly was visiting Latrobe today, but Kelly has left without a contact according to Gerry Dulac on Twitter. Dulac also reported […]

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Kevin Colbert Discusses Wide Receiver & Cornerback Depth

Tim Benz of 105 The X had Steelers Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert on for an interview this morning to discuss several current Steelers topics. Mid way through the interview Benz asked Colbert about the recent interest in free agent wide receivers Plaxico Burress and Jerricho Cotchery and if the interest in those two […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Twelve Recap

Day 12 of Steelers training camp started with a transaction as it was announced that defensive end Ty Boyle had been released and defensive end Jarrett Crittenton was claimed off waivers from Seattle to take his spot on the roster. Boyle is the nephew of Penguins CEO and President David Morehouse and the Steelers might […]

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Polamalu Hopes Next Contract Is A Retirement Contract With The Steelers

Tim Benz from 105.9 The X caught up with Steelers safety Troy Polamalu on Tuesday for a great interview and asked Troy about his health as it related to his play on the field last season. Benz also ventured to ask Troy about his contract status right now and here are the questions and answers […]

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Quick Thoughts On The Steelers Ravens Game

By David Todd Overview: An incredibly physical, hard-fought and dramatic win by the Steelers. Was it perfect? Not by any means. But, the objective was to go into to a very good division rival\’s stadium and get a win on a Sunday night before a national television audience. Mission accomplished. Mike Tomlin wanted a signature […]

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