Found July 18, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter told Ian Rapoport of today that he intends on retiring this year as a member of the Steelers after 13 years in the league. “I plan on retiring this year,” Porter told Rapoport today on the driving range before a practice round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Classic in South Lake Tahoe. “I already talked to the Steelers, put some plans together on signing with the Steelers and retiring as a Steeler. It was a good career. I have no regrets about nothing.” Porter, who was originally drafted by the Steelers in the 3rd round Read more [...]

Troy Polamalu: I lied about concussions to keep playing

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Plamalu said on the Dan Patrick show said that he had often lied to the Steeler's staff about the seriousness of an injury so that he would be clear to continue playing. He says he's had 8 or 9 concussions in his playing career. “Yes, I have, for sure,” he said. He didn't necessary mean that he had a concussion and kept playing...

Steelers Release T Jonathan Scott

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released tackle Jonathan Scott today in a move that has long been anticipated. Scott spent the past two seasons with the Steelers and started 14 of 28 regular-season games and three of four postseason contests. The Steelers will save $2.2 million in salary cap space by releasing Scott and that money will most definitely be needed if the Steelers are...

Starks To Start Camp On PUP & Says Haley Offense Very Similar To Whisenhunt’s

Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Max Starks was welcomed back to Pittsburgh Wednesday morning in an interview on DVE Radio. During the interview Starks shared his thoughts on whether or not he thought he would be back with the Steelers, if he thinks he will start at left tackle and the new play-book of offensive coordinator Todd Haley. "Did I think I would not be here? Yeah, yeah...

Steelers 2012 Position Battles: 3rd Wide Receiver

The Steelers are set at the number one and number two receiver position.  Mike Wallace is the guy.  Even if he holds out for a little bit of camp he will still be the number one receiver.  Antonio Brown came out of nowhere last season and took grasp of the number 2 role.  These guys are basically cemented in to their spots.  That leaves a number 3 receiver battle in the works...

Joey Porter says he’s retiring as a Steeler

Getty Images Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter told Ian Rapoport of that he plans on retiring as a memeber of the Steelers organization. “That’s where I started at,” Porter told me on the driving range before a practice round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Classic in South Lake Tahoe. “It’ll be an honor to go out there and retire as a Steeler...

Starks, Steelers agree to one-year deal

The Pittsburgh Steelers' young offensive line now has a veteran to lead it. The Steelers re-signed tackle Max Starks to a one-year deal on Tuesday, hoping his surgically repaired knee is healed and his leadership can help one of the NFL's youngest lines provide better protection for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Terms were not disclosed, but Starks gives the Steelers...

Steelers part ways with Jonathan Scott

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released veteran offensive tackle Jonathan Scott. Scott, 29, was scheduled to collect $2.2 million this season, so that freed up money might be heading over to Mike Wallace's table to get his attention. With the re-signing of Max Starks and their draft pick Mike Adams on board, the writing was on the wall for Scott. The fifth-round pick by...

Steelers Continue Talks With Mike Wallace

The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to talk to Mike Wallace regarding reaching a new deal for the star wide receiver, according to Jason LaCanfora. Fantasy Spin: Negotiations have been moving along well and both sides are determined to get a long-term deal done before Pittsburgh opens training camp. We are optimistic Wallace wont be a holdout, but he does have a lot of ground to make...

Writing was on the wall as Steelers release Jonathan Scott

Simultaneously, and not coincidentally, the first thought going through the minds of the Steeler Nation after Max Starks was signed to a new one year deal was how much longer will veteran tackle Jonathan Scott be around? We got our answer on Thursday afternoon as the team announced that they’ve parted ways with Scott. There was no way they’d have room to carry both and Starks...

Steelers’ defensive age is overblown

Last year the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive age was a year older than any other seen post-2000. It was heard repeatedly that a team this old (2nd oldest overall) and more particularly a defense this old could not continue to produce at the level they had in previous years. However, lo and behold, the Steelers defense came [...]

Starks re-signs with Steelers

According to numerous sources including Max himself via Twitter, Steelers’ right tackle Max Starks has re-signed with the team and will be joingin them in Latrobe in eight days. This was the tweet sent out by Starks just recently; Max Starks IV ‏@maxstarks78 It’s real and sealed! I’ll be seeing you in Latrobe! Drafted in 2004, the same year...

Despite What Jaworski Says, Roethlisberger Is Elite

By Jeremy Hritz Ron Jaworski recently finished his top 30 quarterback rankings in which Ben Roethlisberger was notched sixth, behind Eli Manning (5), Peyton Manning (4), Tom Brady (3), Drew Brees (2), and Aaron Rodgers. Jaworski’s comments about Roethlisberger were intriguing, especially when declared “[Ben is] on the cusp of becoming elite.” On the cusp? Are you kidding me...

Steelers cut tackle Jonathan Scott

The Pittsburgh Steelers cut veteran offensive tackle Jonathan Scott. Scott was with the Steelers for the past two seasons, starting 14 of 28 regular-season games and three of four playoff games. Before joining the Steelers two years ago, Scott had stints with the Detroit Lions and the Buffalo Bills.

Troy Polamalu admits he lied about concussions to stay in games

When I went to Catholic high school in Philadelphia, we just had one coach for football and basketball. He took all of us who turned out and had us run through a forest. The ones who ran into the trees were on the football team. ~ George Raveling Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is one of the best regarded players in the NFL. So it comes as a surprise to hear him admit that...
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