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Pittsburgh Steelers Add Two More Players to Roster
January 27th, 2014 at 10:11 PM
On Monday, much of the talk around the city of Pittsburgh continued to center on the loss of running backs coach Kirby Wilson in a lateral move to the Minnesota Vikings, the Pittsburgh Steelers were busy. While it was not inking a new coach, they were busy signing two more...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Retain Keith Butler as Linebacker’s Coach
January 18th, 2014 at 11:40 PM
Every season, teams reach out to the Pittsburgh Steelers for permission to speak with linebacker’s coach Keith Butler about their opening for a defensive coordinator. 2014 started off the same way, fortunately for the Steelers, it ended the same way as well.***PHOTO1***Long considered the heir-apparent to Dick LeBeau, Butler has...

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Cornerback Cortez Allen Reaches 2013 League Incentives
January 18th, 2014 at 4:37 PM
Every season some players across the NFL reach league mandated  incentives based on a combination of playing time and draft positioning. This season the Pittsburgh Steelers watched one of their young defenders reach those points.***PHOTO1*** While cornerback Cortez Allen did not have the season many had expected once the team...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Two More to Reserve/Futures Contracts
January 10th, 2014 at 10:49 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their active off-season on Friday by adding two more players to the roster. This time, the team signed a safety and a wide receiver to Reserve/Futures contacts.***PHOTO1***While there is no guarantee that either wide receiver Jasper Collins or safety Jordan Dangerfield will make any type of...

Pittsburgh Steelers Potential Free Agent Nose Tackle Targets
January 6th, 2014 at 10:22 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are never a team that treads deeply into free agency and with their salary cap situation 2014 should not see a change. However, if there was ever a time to make a splash this would be the year.***PHOTO1*** Needing an influx of talent on defense, this would...

Pittsburgh Steelers Could Have Emmanuel Sanders, Jarvis Jones and Jason Worilds on the Field Sunday
December 24th, 2013 at 12:22 AM
This will be a short preparation week for the Pittsburgh Steelers for their regular season finale against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. With the Christmas holiday almost upon us and a mid-week off-day for the team, head coach Mike Tomlin took to the podium a day early for his weekly...

Dean Blandino Rules Punters as ‘Defenseless Players’ During Punt Returns; Cites Recent Hit on Kevin Huber
December 20th, 2013 at 4:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** The tackle Pittsburgh Steeler Terrence Garvin dealt on Cincinnati Bengal’s punter, Kevin Huber, was one of the most vicious hits in recent memory. Immediately following the play many believed the hit to be dirty, even illegal, as it was apparent that the helmet of Garvin made direct contact with...

Markus Wheaton Must See More Action Moving Forward Over the Final Two Weeks
December 19th, 2013 at 9:43 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing for their match-up against the Green Bay Packers. While they do have an extremely slim chance at making the playoffs, it remains an unlikely scenario. Soon, the reality of a second consecutive disappointing season will hit home and they will be facing some huge off-season...

Pittsburgh Steelers Place Outside Linebacker LaMarr Woodley on Injured Reserve
December 17th, 2013 at 8:30 PM
Two days after injuring his calf against the Cincinnati Bengals, outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley watched his season, and possibly career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, come to an end. The team placed the veteran on the season-ending injured reserve because of his latest injury. ***PHOTO1*** For Woodley, this marks the end...

Has Linebacker LaMarr Woodley Played His Last Game for the Pittsburgh Steelers?
December 16th, 2013 at 10:10 PM
In what has become a normal happening with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013 another start has gone down to injury. This time, this injury should not be a surprise, as outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley left the Sunday night match-up with the Cincinnati Bengals with a calf injury.  ***PHOTO1*** This injury...

Pittsburgh Steelers Center Cody Wallace Fined for Multiple Infractions Against the Miami Dolphins
December 13th, 2013 at 11:15 PM
Pittsburgh Steelers center Cody Wallace had a rough week after making his first start of 2013 against the Miami Dolphins. First he was publically called out for grabbing Randy Starks groin on Monday.  Now, the NFL got their shot in by fining Wallace for that and another on-field infraction.***PHOTO1*** In...

Pittsburgh Steelers Safety Troy Polamalu and Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Receive NFL Honors
November 27th, 2013 at 9:06 PM
For a second consecutive week, the Pittsburgh Steelers saw one of their players receive AFC Player of the Week honors from the league. While many may have thought that honor would have went to William Gay, who had a marvelous game with a forced fumble and a pick six, it...

Brett Keisel Practices Fully; LaMarr Woodley Limited as Pittsburgh Steelers Continue to Prepare for the Baltimore Ravens
November 26th, 2013 at 9:33 PM
With time dwindling on preparations for their critical AFC North battle with the hated Baltimore Ravens, the Pittsburgh Steelers received some good new at practice. Veteran defensive end Brett Keisel was a full participant for a second straight session. However, the same cannot be said for fellow starter linebacker LaMarr...

To Rebuild or not Rebuild, That is the Question Rising Throughout Steeler Nation
November 18th, 2013 at 6:25 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers pulled together for a huge victory on Sunday against the Detroit Lions and in the process kept their playoff hopes on life support. For some fans, that was all the talk on Monday, as the team is still alive in the dismal AFC. More importantly, the Steelers...

Pittsburgh Steelers Comeback and Defeat the Detroit Lions 37-27
November 17th, 2013 at 7:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers faced a tough task and needed a complete team effort if they wanted to start stacking some victories Sunday against the Detroit Lions. That is exactly what they got. After exchanging leads early, the Steelers completed what many thought unthinkable, by defeating the Lions 37-27. ***PHOTO1*** Though...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defense Will Have Their Hands Full with the Detroit Lions
November 16th, 2013 at 6:41 PM
The big injury news has been centered around the Pittsburgh Steelers battered offensive line and for good reason. The unit, which has not been the same since losing center Maurkice Pouncey in Week 1, has failed to offer consistent protection for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and open holes in the running...

Pittsburgh Steelers Continue to Prepare for Detroit Lions Minus Three Starters
November 15th, 2013 at 10:28 PM
Another day goes by, and again the Pittsburgh Steelers see three starters miss practice as they prepare to face the Detroit Lions. While all three are veterans, it is looking like an unlikely scenario to see all three suit up on Sunday.***PHOTO1***At this point, defensive end Brett Keisel (planter fasciitis-questionable)...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defense Must Wake up and Regain Their Swagger
November 9th, 2013 at 8:28 PM
What a weird week and season is has been for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Face it, the stars have aligned in some alternate universe where the Pittsburgh Pirates are the championship contenders in the city and the once proud Steelers franchise is at the bottom of their division. Insane, honestly, insane.***PHOTO1***...

Pittsburgh Steelers Must Find Answers on Defense
November 7th, 2013 at 7:23 PM
There is no hiding the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers defense is struggling in 2013. In fact, talk of their vast struggles reached a point where head coach Mike Tomlin had to give defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau a vote of confidence. Now fans are left to wonder where the problems...

Pittsburgh Steelers Demote Cortez Allen and Jarvis Jones; Release Punter Zoltan Mesko
October 29th, 2013 at 10:02 PM
Tuesday’s are always entertaining in Pittsburgh. Why, because Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin must meet with the media during his weekly press conference. Sure, a lot of what he says is full of Tomlinisms, yet, there are times when silence speaks volumes.***PHOTO1***That was the case this week, when hours...