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The Pessimist’s Take – James Saxon’s Influence

For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader dynamics and future success of the team, both […]

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Steelers Now Have The Longest Game Streak In The NFL Without A 100-Yard Rusher

In the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-20 win Thursday night over the Houston Texans, running back Maurice Jones-Drew rushed for 103 yards on 14 carries and that broke a Jaguars streak of 25 consecutive games without having a 100-yard rusher. Why is that significant? It now means the Pittsburgh Steelers hold the longest consecutive game streak in […]

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Steelers Rookie RB Le\’Veon Bell Remembers Willie Parker Super Bowl Run

When former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Willie Parker set a Super Bowl record with his 75-yard touchdown run against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XXL, current rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell was just less than two weeks away from turning 14 years-old. Seven years later, Bell still remembers that run. “My memory of him […]

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Dan Rooney Jr. Is Excited About Steelers Rookie RB Le\’Veon Bell And The Outside Zone

It\’s not often that Dan Rooney Jr. , the Pittsburgh Steelers Player Personnel Coordinator, gives a radio interview, but when he does, they usually are a good listen. Rooney joined Bob Labriola and Mike Prisuta Wednesday evening on 970 ESPN Radio and he was asked right off the bat about offensive coordinator Todd Haley, who […]

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Fast Willie Parker Thinks Steelers Rookie RB Le\’Veon Bell Is Smooth

The Pittsburgh Steelers once again have quite a few former players in camp serving as coaching interns as Rod Woodson, Chris Hoke and Rod Rutherford are all present at Latrobe and passing on their knowledge to players. A name, however, that seems to have slipped underneath the radar is that of Willie Parker, who is […]

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Former Steelers LB Joey Porter To Be Inducted Into The Colorado State Hall Of Fame

According to Bakersfield Californian, former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter will be inducted into the Colorado State Hall of Fame on Nov. 1. Porter, who went to school at Colorado State, was original drafted by the Steelers in the third round of the 1999 NFL Draft. During his 13 seasons in the NFL, he made […]

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10 Questions Facing The Steelers Heading Into Training Camp – 2013 Edition

By Jeremy Hritz The other day, I took a look back at the ten questions facing the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into training camp from 2012. A year later, it was interesting to reflect on the biggest issues facing the team to see which ones were still obstacles in 2013. While Mike Wallace is no longer […]

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Steelers Were Prepared To Withstand Offseason Exodus

By Matthew Marczi As is widely known, the Pittsburgh Steelers have faced some significant departures this past offseason through free agency and release. The Steelers are currently without seven players that would have been opening day starters last season if injuries were not a factor; perhaps eight, if you include punter Jeremy Kapinos. Such an […]

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Second-Term Steelers Offer Unique Perspective On Unique Organization

By Matthew Marczi With the Pittsburgh Steelers’recent reunions with old faces once again this season—courtesy of the returns of cornerback William Gay, tight end Matt Spaeth, and wide receiver Plaxico Burress—it is quite evident that a recent trend is emerging of former Steelers returning to greener pastures after exploring the landscapes of other teams. Beginning […]

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Roethlisberger Motivated By Flacco MVP?

By Jeremy Hritz Ben Roethlisberger is preparing for his 10th season in the NFL, and it is hard to believe that the young quarterback that took the league by storm in 2004 is now in the backend of his career. With three Super Bowl appearances on his resume along with two trophies, there is no […]

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Steelers Winners And Losers – Week 8 – Redskins

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Washington Redskins 27-12 Sunday at Heinz Field and are now 4-3 on the season. Below are the players, or group of players, that I thought had winning performances in the game and 3 more players that deserve a little slap on the wrist. Ben Roethlisberger – Roethlisberger was surgical-like from […]

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Jonathan Dwyer & Mike Adams Continue To Shine

With their 27-12 win Sunday over the Washington Redskins, the Pittsburgh Steelers have now put together back-to-back wins for the first time this season and part of that credit goes to rookie tackle Mike Adams and third-year running back Jonathan Dwyer. Both Adams and Dwyer started for a second week in a row on Sunday […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp – Friday Night Lights – Day Ten Recap

Friday night marked the annual Friday Night Lights practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers at Latrobe Memorial Stadium. A huge crowd was reportedly on hand and received a treat as Aaron Smith, Willie Parker, Marvel Smith and Joey Porter and were all honored with a retirement ceremony prior to practice starting. Porter was interviewed on SiriusXM […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp – Friday Night Lights – Day 10 Updates

It\’s Friday and tonight is the annual Friday Night Lights practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers at Latrobe Memorial Stadium and we will post all the updates from the media, fans in attendance and Sirius XM NFL Movin the Chains broadcast. Please refresh this page often for all of the news, reports and updates. @MarkKabolt_Trib – […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Retiring Steelers, Rookies, Offense & Training Camp Episode

Season 3, Episode 3 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start off the show by looking at Joey Porter, Aaron Smith, Marvel Smith and Willie Parker as all four will be present at the “Friday Night Lights” practice tonight to announce their retirements. we attempt to rank all four […]

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Joey Porter, Aaron Smith, Marvel Smith & Willie Parker To Retire Tonight At Latrobe Stadium

Tonight is the annual “Friday Night Lights” practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers at Latrobe Memorial Stadium and fans that are in attendance will get a treat as Bob Labriola reports via Twitter that former Steelers Joey Porter, Aaron Smith, Marvel Smith and Willie Parker will all be present and have their retirements announced. Porter announced […]

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Willie Parker Named To The West Virginia Wesleyan College Coaching Staff

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Willie Parker has joined the coaching staff of the Division II West Virginia Wesleyan College Bobcats as an offensive assistant, according to the school website. The school is located in Buckhannon, West Virginia. Parker played his college ball at the University of North Carolina and was originally signed by the […]

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The Evolution Of The Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receiving Corps

By Cian Fahey When Hines Ward retired this year, he brought into the twilight with him franchise records for receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns. It really was a sad day when Ward retired. Ward\’s records were more impressive than they appear on paper, which is saying something considering they are very impressive on paper. […]

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Could A Trade Up In Round One Be In The Cards For The Steelers?

By Cian Fahey There are two players the Pittsburgh Steelers should consider trading up for in the upcoming draft, both on offense. Back in 2008, one year into the Mike Tomlin-era in Pittsburgh, the Steelers entered the NFL draft expected to make moves to improve their porous offensive line. Instead of spending a first round […]

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An Old Face Could Give The Steelers Offensive Line A New Lease Of Life

By Cian Fahey After Alan Faneca left the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2008, the Steelers looked to the then 25-year-old Chris Kemoeatu to become his replacement. After a fine first year in the starting line-up, Kemoeatu received a five year deal worth $20 million. Skip ahead to the 2012 off-season and Kemoeatu\’s status as a Steelers […]

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Not Signing Own Unrestricted Free Agents Prior To Free Agency Is Nothing New For Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert suggested on Monday that none of the team\’s remaining 10 unrestricted free agents will be re-signed before the free agency period begins on March 13th and while this news may sound out of the ordinary for some, it is really nothing out of the ordinary for them. The Steelers have […]

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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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Former Steelers RB Willie Parker Headed To The UFL

Former Steelers running back Willie Parker has announced via his Facebook page this morning that he is headed to play in the UFL this year and that he has not given up hope of returning to the NFL. Parker also thanked all of the fans for their love and support. Parker will play for the […]

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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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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday May 23rd – Ed Think No Fast Willie Edition

Ed Bouchette wrote in on Sunday that he does not think that the Steelers will have interest in bringing back running back Willie Parker this season. Parker has been campaigning hard for a return. Pro Football Focus has a great post up that breaks down the cornerbacks last season by cover snaps, times thrown at […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday May 18th – Woodley Donates Back Home Edition

Ed Bouchette joined 93.7 The Fan on Tuesday morning to give his thoughts on the Monday NFL labor news and what questions he would ask Roger Goodell during his upcoming conference call with Steelers season ticket holders. Bouchette also held his Tuesday Steelers chat and you can read the transcript here. Mike Bires gives his […]

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