Found May 26, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
The Pittsburgh Steelers allowed free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis to leave uncontested this off-season because they are confident third-year cornerback Cortez Allen can easily fill his shoes. Allen was a guest Sunday morning on 93.7 The Fan and as asked about the confidence that he has in the team this upcoming season despite the losses that they've had. “I feel confident in our ability to compete,” Allen said. “The environment within the locker room  I think has not changed as far as what we expect from each other and what we expect for of this organization. We still do have the key Read more [...]

Steelers P Brian Moorman More Than Just A Training Camp Leg

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed veteran free agent punter Brian Moorman a few days after the 2013 NFL Draft and the consensus at the time of his signing was that he was being brought in to push second-year punter Drew Butler in training camp. However, as Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette points out on Saturday, Moorman's resume, combined with his link to Steelers new...

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...

All hope is on Steelers' new blocking scheme to revive running game

The Pittsburgh Steelers might be doing away with some of their old blocking scheme, and from what center Maurkice Pouncey sees so far makes him a believer that it would be best for the team. In the first few weeks of OTAs, offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. has been using an zone, one-cut blocking style, similar ot the Denver Broncos used under Alex Gibss 20 years ago, and...

Mike Wallace: Nothing but love for Steelers

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace said on Twitter Monday that he has “nothing but love and respect for everybody in the Pittsburgh Steelers organization” and was never taking shots at his former team. Some have 

Ryan Clark wants to retire a Steeler

As safety Ryan Clark enters the final year of his current contract, he told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he would love to retire as a member of the Steelers. “I want to be here. I would love to be a Steeler until I retire,” Clark said. “But I don’t want this to be my last year. I did the ESPN thing because it’s smart to do it. I didn’t do it because I’m ready to...

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

Former Steelers RB Rocky Bleier Serves As Grand Marshal In Myrtle Beach Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday which occurs every year on the final Monday of May and it is usually celebrated by citizens as a long weekend. The day should be used a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Several Memorial Day parades are taking place this weekend and on Saturday U.S. Army veteran and former...

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 CB Cortez Allen Too Humble To Make Pro Bowl Guarantee

Just a little more than year ago, former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis predicted that he would make the Pro Bowl in 2012. That prediction didn't come true of course, but Lewis played so well that he got himself a five-year, $25.5 million contract from the New Orleans Saints this past offseason. The Steelers didn't try to prevent Lewis from leaving because they...

Could Steelers ex-coach Bill Cowher captain a team in today's NFL?

Yesterday I read an article about coach Bill Cowher that proposed the struggles he would face should he revisit the sideline. Cowher has not denied a return, and sensible speculation has him linked to the New York Giants. Cowher’s recent purchase of a 2-bedroom condo on East 64th Street in Manhattan’s upper east side adds fuel to that flicker. The author’s...
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