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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Minicamp – Day Two News, Notes & Recap From Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up day two of their 2012 mini-camp and below is the daily aggregation of reports from the likes of Mark Kaboly, Scott Brown, Gerry Dulac, Mike Prisuta and Will Graves. The morning started off with the Steelers officially announcing that they have signed long snapper Matt Katula and inside […]

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Steelers Release TE Wes Lyons, Sign LB Brandon Johnson

On Tuesday it was reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers had signed long snapper Matt Katula. Today we have the back end of that transaction as wide receiver Connor Dixon was placed on their Waived/Injured List. In addition to that move that was made official today, the Steelers also announced that linebacker Brandon Johnson has been […]

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Steelers Rewind: Looking Back In Steelers History (This Week In June – Tight Ends)

By Christina Rivers It\’s another week in June, and in this edition of \’Steelers Rewind\’ we\’re going all out on tight ends.  Happy Father\’s Day! Tight ends \’tall\’ in Arians\’ new offense, but what happened to Jon Dekker and Cody Boyd?   It was June, 2007, and Bruce Arians had replaced Ken Whisenhunt as the […]

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Post Draft State Of The Steelers Tight Ends & Fullbacks

We continue on with our post draft look at the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers by looking at the depth chart of the tight end and fullback positions. This is the fifth positional breakdown of the roster we have done after already looking at the offensive line, defensive line, running backs and wide receivers thus far. Heath […]

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The Story On David Paulson Part 2: The Big League

By Christopher DiMarino The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Oregon tight end David Paulson in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL draft and he will certainly have the odds against him making the 53 man roster. Paulson will not be able to roll up to training camp and be given anything but a chance to earn […]

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Steelers 2012 Rookie Camp – Friday Recap

Friday was the first day of rookie mini camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers and here is a quick and dirty recap of items gathered from around Twitter and the internet. The best thing that could happen today is that there appears to not have been any injuries, at least none serious. It will not be […]

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Breaking Down The Signing Of Leonard Pope As The Steelers Head Towards Draft Day

If you follow the Pittsburgh Steelers closely, you know that free agent signings outside of their own is a pretty rare occurrence. They are usually not big named players when they happen and often times they come at a very low cost. On Tuesday the Steelers signed their first free agent of the offseason in […]

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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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Report: Steelers Sign Former WVU TE Will Johnson & Bring Back WR Wes Lyons

According to Geoff Coyle of West Virginia Illustrated, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former West Virginia wide tight end Will Johnson after after impressing Pittsburgh scouts at the West Virginia Pro Day this past Friday. Johnson measures in at nearly 6 feet, 2 inches and weighed 242 pounds. He did 30 reps of 225 at […]

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2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction 5.0 – Final Edition

The final preseason game is now complete and now it is time to trim the roster down to 53 players for the final time this offseason. I have been all over the map in the previous versions of my final roster prediction and it is easy to understand why when you watch each preseason game […]

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Steelers Beat Panthers 33-17 – Preseason Game 4 Recap

The Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 33-17 in their final 2011 preseason game on the road in Charlotte. Charlie Batch got things started with a 10 play, 80 yard drive that used 5:06 of the clock. Batch was 4 of 5 on the drive that culminated with a 10-yard pass to Mike Wallace that he […]

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2011 Steelers Practice Squad Eligible Players

Every year heading into the final cut-down week fans are curious as to what players are eligible to be placed on the Steelers practice squad. In the new CBA the rule has not changed as far as the player eligibility goes. As always, every draft pick and undrafted free agent are eligible as these players […]

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2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction 3.0 – Week 3 Preseason Edition

The second Steelers preseason game is in the books and now it is time to post my 3rd version of the 2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction. If you missed the pre training camp 53 man roster projection edition or the 2.0 version, you can read them by visiting the links. There will be […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Eighteen Recap

The Steelers got back to business on Sunday after their 16-7 loss Friday night to the Redskins as they held a morning and afternoon practice on Sunday. Here some notes leading up to practice today. I have both the offensive and defensive participation charts up from Friday night as well as the offensive line and […]

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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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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Ten Recap

Day ten of Steelers training camp is in the books and if you missed the day nine recap of the Friday Night Lights session you can read it here. Steelers.com also has some video up now from the Friday night practice at Latrobe Memorial Stadium. Pat Kirwan And Tim Ryan of Sirius NFL Radio were […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Eight Recap

Thursday at Steelers camp was the day every football fan was waiting for and the Steelers even pushed back practice in hopes that the new labor agreement would be ratified. The CBA was finally ratified later this afternoon and now hopefully we will have 10 years of labor peace. It should be noted that the […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Six Recap

Day 6 of Steelers training camp is in the books and this post will serve as your daily recap of the comings and goings from Tuesday at Latrobe. The morning started with the announcement that long snapper Greg Warren had agreed to terms. The Steelers only had one long snapper in camp in the form […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Four Recap

Sunday was day 4 of Steelers training camp and once again the news got off to an early start as the Plaxico Burress watch is now over after he agreed to terms on a one year deal with the Jets for a little over $3 million. Perhaps the trip to Pittsburgh was just a ploy […]

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A Few Of My Early 2011 Steelers Training Camp Musings

Here we are three days into training camp and although there has not been much to report on, I figured I would take this time to give a few of my own thoughts of early camp happenings. I am not hopping on the John Clay bandwagon until I see him attempt to do the little […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Three Recap

On Saturday, day 3 of training camp started off quickly again as Plaxico Burress was at Latrobe to visit with Mike Tomlin, Kevin Colbert, Omar Kahn and spend some time with his former teammates. Burress was at training camp most of the day Pittsburgh Tribune-Review beat writer Mark Kaboly had a PlaxWatch going throughout the […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Two Recap

Day two of the Steelers 2011 training camp is now in the books and here is a recap with links for you in case you missed anything. First I invite you to listen to today\’s episode of The Terrible Podcast as it is jammed full of info and views of David Todd and myself, following […]

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Limas Sweed Says He Is Anxious To Prove What He Is Made Of

Matt Mitchell of KVUE in Austin, Texas recently caught up with Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed a few days ago as he looks to make the Steelers 53 man roster this season after he missed the entire 2010 season due to a torn Achilles that he suffered last offseason. Sweed told Mitchell he has been […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Sunday July 24th – Pittsburgh 3 Man Tag Team Edition

The NFLPA and the league\’s owners have reached an agreement on the remaining points needed in their 10-year labor deal and now only requires a majority vote from the players on Monday to finalize the deal to end the lockout. Great news. rces-say Hard not to know now by now that Ben Roethlisberger and Ashley […]

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Antwaan Randle El Likely To Lose Out In The Steelers Numbers Game

Not too much has been made about the knee surgery that Steelers veteran wide receiver Antwaan Randle El had back in April, but it certainly could signal that his spot on the Steelers 2011 53 man roster is in jeopardy. El chose to have his surgery after the lockout started, according to the reports, and […]

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Rumor Of Plaxico Burress Back To Steelers Back In Play

Everyone wants to get in a Steelers rumor as of late it seems and Gerry Dulac is latest writer to add to the Steeler regurgitated rumor onslaught. Dulac must feel slighted by the recent attention that Peter King and Jason Cole have received with their recent speculation about Reggie Bush and Tiki Barber being on […]

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