Found May 28, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
After the Pittsburgh Steelers hired Jack Bicknell Jr. to be their new offensive line coach during the offseason, it didn't take long to figure out that we would be seeing a lot more of zone blocking scheme in 2013. One offensive lineman who should benefit from more of that scheme is center Maurkice Pouncey and David Todd of ESPN 970 Radio had a chance to talk briefly with him about it following the Steelers Tuesday OTA practice. Pouncey, who said on Tuesday that he is currently feeling better than he has felt in years, was asked if it was easy for him to pick up the zone scheme entering his Read more [...]

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 hit the ledger. So how will the Steelers spend their new found riches? By the...

Report: Steelers LB Sean Spence Expects To Play In 2013

While many of us are already resigned to fact that Pittsburgh Steelers second-year linebacker Sean Spence will not play in 2013 because of the serious knee injury that he suffered last year during the preseason, the Miami product let be known on Wednesday that we shouldn't be ruling him out just yet. According to Will Graves of the Associated Press on Twitter, Spence told reporters...

Pittsburgh Steelers draft pick Landry Jones: clutch baller or clipboard backup?

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Oklahoma Sooner Landry Jones in the 4th round of the 2013 draft (115th pick). Whether or not he is the man to replace Ben Roethlisberger remains to be seen. Some considered Jones the best quarterback in the 2013 draft. That’s all good but considering the shallow pool of quarterbacks the best of a lukewarm batch won’t set the world ablaze...

Steelers rookie Markus Wheaton compared to Hines Ward

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Daniel Jeremiah compares Steelers rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton to former Pittsburgh great Hines Ward. According to NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah, Wheaton is a player who will be worth watching once he arrives in Latrobe because he could be one of the steals of the NFL Draft.   While Wheaton is mostly being called the logical...

Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Has Been Focusing On Left Tackle All Offseason

Heading into the Pittsburgh Steelers first few OTA sessions of the 2013 season, there was some uncertainty as to whether or not Marcus Gilbert or Mike Adams would be playing the left tackle position now that Max Starks is gone, but with only four OTA practices now in the books, it appears that Gilbert has the job and that was the plan all along. Gilbert talked with 105.9 The X...

Steelers CB Ike Taylor Hopes To Improve In 2013 By Trusting His Ability More

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is entering his 11th season in the league, and apparently he's still learning a thing or two from defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau during OTA practices. "I was just sitting there talking to Coach LeBeau at one of the OTAs, and we was like, 'Ike you got it; you just don't trust your ability sometimes,' Taylor said...

Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery Says Rookies Can’t Get Missed OTA Practice Reps Back

Wide receiver Markus Wheaton is the only Pittsburgh Steelers rookie that isn't allowed to participate in the 2013 OTA sessions because of an NFL rule that prohibits rookies from doing so before their college final exams are completed. On Wednesday, veteran wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery weighed in on what the Oregon State product is missing by not being able to participate in...

Sunday Afternoon Steelers Games To Be Broadcast Nationally On ESPN Radio Starting In 2013

If you happen to live or travel outside of the Pittsburgh Steelers local broadcasting market on gamedays and you don't have NFL Sunday Ticket or Sirius NFL Radio subscriptions, you will still be able to hear the games nationally on ESPN Radio starting in 2013. In a Tuesday media release, ESPN announced that he Steelers are one of five NFL teams that have reached a national...

Terry Bradshaw: Not too bad for a big and dumb quarterback

The year is 1970 and the Pittsburgh Steelers have the first pick in the draft and choose a big strapping young blonde haired quarterback out of Louisiana Tech by the name of Terry Paxton Bradshaw. When you are the number one pick in the NFL draft you are looked at to produce almost instantly and when those results do not come right away, the powers that be want to know why... Read more

Agent Joe Linta Says Ravens Made A Dumb Move Last Off-season With QB Joe Flacco

When talking or writing about the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation in the past, I often refer to the team having to pay for the sins that come with having a franchise quarterback under contract as to the main reason why it seems the organization is always up against the number. Unfortunately, several in the fan base can't wrap their head around this concept and instead...

Steelers rumors: Ryan Clark hopes to return

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark is entering the final year of his current contract. While his future remains to be determined, if it were up to Clark he'd retire as a Steeler, according to Alan Robinson of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “This has always been a smart organization about letting guys go when they feel like they don't have what's left to be here...

Steelers added to national broadcasts by ESPN Radio

On Tuesday, ESPN Radio announced that it has come to a multi-year agreement with the Pittsburgh Steelers to broadcast out-of-market national action.  The Sunday afternoon broadcasts will begin during the 2013 season.  In addition to the Steelers, ESPN Radio has also signed agreements with the New York Giants, New York Jets, New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins. ESPN senior vice...

Wallace Just Can’t Let It Go

Around the time former Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Mike Wallace was ready to sign his free agent deal with Miami, I wrote one final article about him. I also swore it was my final word on the guy but I just can’t let go. Apparently, neither can Mike. Since signing his big money deal with the Dolphins, Wallace has been unable to leave his past behind him. While I’ll be...

Golden Steps in as Steelers' Third Safety

Robert Golden replaced Troy Polamalu yesterday as the Steelers' strong safety. The former undrafted cornerback believes he's made great strides.

Steelers LB Sean Spence Can Use Pitt LB Dan Mason As Inspiration

We have known now for several months that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Sean Spence did damage to his peroneal nerve when he tore up his knee last year in the preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. Despite the long odds, however, Spence said on Wednesday that he intends on playing in 2013. "I know a lot of people have not been able to come back after damage like that...
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