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Post June 1st Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Update & Rookie Draft Pick Contracts

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up all of their OTA sessions of the 2013 season they head into next week with eight of their nine 2013 draft picks under contract, as only fourth-round quarterback Landry Jones remains unsigned. This past week the Steelers signed linebacker Jarvis Jones, running back Le\’Veon Bell and defensive […]

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Former Steelers OL Doug Legursky Signs With Bills On Wednesday

Former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Doug Legurksy signed with the Buffalo Bills on Wednesday after visiting with them on Tuesday. Legursky, who was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2008 out of Marshall, spent his first five years in the league with Pittsburgh as a backup center/guard. In 2012, Legursky […]

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Maurkice Pouncey\’s Emergence As A Leader Evident This Offseason

Matthew Marczi As discussed here previously, it is safe to say that the Pittsburgh Steelers currently have a dearth of leadership on offense that stems from championship success. Aside from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, only tight ends Heath Miller and Matt Spaeth can boast a Super Bowl ring in the offensive huddle. A champion’s leadership had […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Says G David DeCastro Can Really Move Around

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey only had a chance to play alongside guard David DeCastro in three regular season games last season due to the 2012 first-round draft pick tearing up his knee in the preseason; however, he said last week he\’s expecting “big things” out of the Stanford product in 2013. “He\’s going to […]

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Is The Steelers O-Line Cursed?

By Jeremy Hritz What are the chances that your starting right tackle gets stabbed in the early morning trying to stop a group of individuals from stealing his truck? As was reported Saturday morning, second year player Mike Adams was stabbed in the stomach in Pittsburgh’s South Side. Thankfully, it has been reported that Adams […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Mike Adams Stabbing, Steelers Tackle Depth, Roster Move & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 108 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the recent stabbing of Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Mike Adams early Saturday morning and I attempt to ruffle a few more feathers as it relates to my thoughts on him. With Adams being sidelined now until training camp, […]

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Mike Adams\’ Injury A Setback For Offensive Line\’s Development

By Matthew Marczi By now just about everybody that follows the Pittsburgh Steelers is likely to have heard about offensive tackle Mike Adams’ plight of early yesterday morning, during which he received multiple knife wounds that required staples as he attempted to prevent a group of assailants from stealing his vehicle. Regardless of what culpability […]

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Several Things To Look For During The Steelers Third OTA Session Of 2013

The third and final OTA session of the 2013 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers gets underway on Monday and while we do not expect a lot of information this week, here are a few things we will look for nonetheless. Attendance – Safety Troy Polamalu is expected to be absent again this week, but outside […]

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Steelers 2013 OTA Sessions: Week Two Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped of their second OTA session of the 2013 season on Thursday and below is a recap of what we know took place during the week. The Steelers have tightened their grip on the media even more this year and that is why you are not seeing much come out of the […]

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A Doug Legursky Sighting On Thursday

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown posted a very interesting picture Thursday on Twitter that included himself along with offensive linemen Doug Legursky, Maurkice Pouncey, Kelvin Beachum and John Malecki. Legursky of course is not currently under contract. I\’m not sure where the picture was taken, but it certainly looks as if it could have […]

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2013 Steelers Salary Cap: $5.5 Million In Riches To Arrive Very Soon

In a few more days the Pittsburgh Steelers second OTA session of the 2013 season will be completed and the calendar will flip over to June. With the arrival of June comes the arrival of $5.5 million in additional salary cap space for the Steelers as the March release of guard Willie Colon will finally […]

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Several Things To Look For During The Steelers Second OTA Session Of 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers will begin their second OTA session of the 2013 season on Tuesday and below are a few of the things that we will be hoping to learn about the team this coming week. Bueller?…Bueller?..Polamalu? – Last week the Steelers were only missing rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton, who cannot participate until the […]

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Steelers G Ramon Foster Is Not Afraid To Step On A Few Heads

Heading into the 2012 preseason, it was looking as if it was only a matter of time before then-rookie guard, and Pittsburgh Steelers first round draft pick, David DeCastro, would overtake Ramon Foster for the starting right guard spot on the offensive line. However, a serious knee injury suffered by DeCastro in the third preseason […]

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Steelers Defense Still Oldest In NFL In 2013

Even though they chose not bring back defensive starters James Harrison, Casey Hampton and Keenan Lewis this off-season, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense still ranks as the oldest in the league, according to a study done on all 32 teams by Mike Sando of ESPN.com. While Sando doesn\’t give the average age for the offensive or […]

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Steelers RB Isaac Redman Says Offense Will Be Dedicated To The Zone

When the Pittsburgh Steelers hired Jack Bicknell Jr. to be their new offensive line coach earlier in the off-season, we\’ve had a pretty good idea that we would see more zone blocking in 2013 than in previous years and more outside zone running specifically. According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Steelers running back […]

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Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Says Contract Extension Talks Are Going On Right Now

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders had an eventful off-season that included him signing an one-year restricted offer sheet with the New England Patriots. The Steelers of course matched that offer right before the deadline and now that he is under contract for the 2013 season, Sanders was asked Wednesday on 93.7 The Fan if […]

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Steelers Set To Open First OTA Session Of 2013 Minus 15 Players From 2012

Change is inevitable in the NFL as there is turnover on rosters each and every year. When the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA of the 2013 off-season gets underway on Tuesday, they will be short 15 players from last season. Of those 15 players, seven of them were perceived as starters with the offense losing four […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Says He Has To Become A More Vocal Leader In 2013

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and his twin bother Mike Pouncey of the Miami Dolphins were both guest Thursday on SiriusXM Radio and during the interview, co-host Tim Ryan asked Maurkice if he agreed with him that he is a player that needs to step up for the Steelers in 2013 as a team leader. […]

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Brian Billick Ranks Steelers 19th Overall In Post Draft Power Rankings

Former Baltimore Ravens head coach, and current Fox Sports analyst, Brian Billick released his 2013 post draft NFL power rankings on Tuesday and he ranked the Pittsburgh Steelers, 19th overall and third of the four AFC North teams. Here is what Billick wrote about the Steelers: Just like the Ravens, the Steelers have had their […]

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Steelers Using Qualifying Contracts & Displacement To Stretch Cap Dollars Until June

Despite being severely cap-strapped until June 2nd rolls around, the Pittsburgh Steelers have still been able to sign a few free agents over the course of the last week in the form of running back LaRod Stephens-Howling and punter Brian Moorman. So how are they able to do this with such little cap room? They […]

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Steelers P Brian Moorman Contract Details

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed veteran punter Brian Moorman to their 90 man roster on Tuesday and the details of the contract are now in. Moorman signed a one-year qualifying contract with a base salary of $940,000 and the deal included no signing bonus. Being as it was a qualifying contract, the cap charge for Moorman […]

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Lack Of Depth On The Steelers Offensive Line Still Exists Following The Draft

One of the two main arguments that I made for the Pittsburgh Steelers drafting North Carolina guard Jonathan Cooper in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft, should have fallen, was the fact that there is no solid depth on the teams offensive line. Cooper of course didn\’t fall, nor did Chance Warmack for […]

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Report: Free Agent RB Ahmad Bradshaw Now Has Medical Clearance To Resume Football Activities

According to a Friday report on Pro Football Talk, a source has indicated that free agent running back Ahmad Bradshaw has received full medical clearance to resume all football activities after having surgery on his right foot back in January. Bradshaw visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers several weeks ago, and while there were reports that […]

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2013 Steelers Mock Draft Version 5.0 – Final Edition

The 2013 NFL draft will get underway in New York City Thursday evening, so it is now time for my final Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft of the year. Mock drafts are never satisfying to me as the odds of getting all of the picks correct really doesn\’t exist. The process, however, is satisfying, as I […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Says Door Not Closed On Max Starks & Casey Hampton Possibly Returning

During his annual pre draft press conference on Monday, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was asked if he had ruled out tackle Max Starks and nose tackle Casey Hampton possibly returning this season. “No, we haven\’t shut the door on anybody, quite honestly, that was with us last year, because we don\’t know what […]

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Steelers Still Unlikely To Sign RB Ahmad Bradshaw For The Time Being

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers are past the period of having to worry about their restricted free agents, they are left with just $607,427.00 in salary cap space to work with as we inch closer to the 2013 NFL draft. That doesn\’t leave much room to sign additional players, even when you factor in displacement. […]

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