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By Jeremy HritzThe 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 the object of disdain in the Steelers Nation, some of the questions from last year are still relevant heading into this year’s training camp on July 26th. With that said, let’s take a look at the storylines that we will be paying close attention to as the team preps for its season opener against the Tennessee Titans at Heinz Field.10. Can Jarvis Jones contribute in year one?The Steelers outside linebackers have underperformed over the past two seasons, and with James Harrison now a Bengal, the Steelers are counting on Jason Worilds to fill the void. Or are they? With their first round selection in the 2013 Draft, the selected Jarvis Jones, an outside backer that early on was projected as...
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Now that we are less than a week away from the Pittsburgh Steelers reporting to training camp, it is a perfect time to look ahead at the 2014 salary cap situation of the team.Heading into training camp, the Steelers have 46 players currently under contract for 2014 that total $123,359,713 in cap chargers. In addition to that, there is also a $4.3 dead money charge on the books for...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin (photo byrneafterreading.com)
The Pittsburgh Steelers are going into their seventh year under head coach Mike Tomlin. Tomlin and the Steelers finished last season 8-8 and are heading into this season with many questions. One of the biggest questions being is coach Tomlin on the hot seat?
The 41 year old Tomlin has led the Steelers to two...
The Pittsburgh Steelers will report to Latrobe on Friday for the start of their 2013 training camp, so we will continue to look at the training camp battles that will take place with a look at the battle for a few backup cornerback spots on the 53 man roster. You can comment on this battle [...]
Steelers 2013 Training Camp Battles: DeMarcus Van **** Versus Josh Victorian Versus Terry...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off an extremely disappointing season last year, going 8-8 and missing the playoffs is hardly the Steeler way. Coming into this new season there should be countless concerns and questions about a team that performed so lousy last season. Here are 5 burning questions about the Steelers for this upcoming year.
5. Is Mike Tomlin’s job on the line...
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With Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward being a talking point today, a reader has asked me via email if I have a breakdown of his snaps last year as it relates to which side that he played on.I have now pulled that data from our game charting from last year and here is the breakdown.Of the 260 non penalty snaps that Heyward played in 2012; 126 of them included him...
When the players report for the start of the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp one week from today, most of us will be fixed on what veteran tight end Heath Miller has to say about his knee and how his rehab his coming along.Miller, who will be roughly seven months removed from his surgery to repair a torn ACL, MCL and PCL that he suffered in the Week 16 game last year against...
The three men accused of stabbing Mike Adams on June first had a preliminary hearing today. Adams attended the hearing and testified what happened that night and claimed that the three men present were the three men that approached and attacked him that night. According to ABC WTAE out of Allegheny Adams testified that he was in his truck eating a Jimmy John’s sandwich at the corner...
Ben Roethlisberger has become one of the NFL’s true franchise quarterbacks during his tenure in Pittsburgh. He has helped the Steelers to three Super Bowl appearances and two Super Bowl wins. Roethlisberger is also on pace to hold all of the Steelers major passing records by the time he is done playing. Even so, he continually sits outside the top 5 when analysts rank the top quarterbacks...
The Pittsburgh Steelers invested two first round picks into defensive ends in recent years to help replace aging ends Aaron Smith and Brett Keisel. Those two players are Cameron Heyward and Ziggy Hood, but things haven’t gone as well as was hoped to this point. Hood is now starting in place of the retired Smith and has been in the line-up for a while due to injuries that forced...
Should the Pittsburgh Steelers wind up winning the Lombardi Trophy in 2013 it will be the first trophy that starting cornerback Cortez Allen has every won in his football career."I have never won a trophy in football," Allen said in a recent Q & A session with fans on steelers.com. "I came close in high school, but I never got a trophy for football so it would...
Jerome Bettis won’t be making many fans in Pittsburgh after calling the Steelers the question mark of the AFC North division heading into 2013. Problem is, for Steelers fans and the team itself Bettis’ comments aren’t far from the truth. Bettis joined Dave Dameshek, on the “Dave Dameshek Football Program” to discuss his thoughts on the state of the AFC North. His opinion...
The Blitz is back on the black n gold airwaves with a special show before we get ramped up for the normal weekly training camp and regular season podcasts. Tonight we were joined with good friend from ESPN 970 Pittsburgh, Chrissi Sullivan.
She runs the ESPN 970 webpage, which along with other great content, features the work from SCB site owner Marc. We appreciate the help of Chrissi...
By Matthew MarcziMuch has been made of Cameron Heyward over the last couple of days due to the fact that several different media outlets have begun to cover individual players as training camp quickly approaches. Heyward, of course, is a prime area of focus for the Pittsburgh Steelers because he is the team’s only first round selection that is not a rookie that is not currently...
Pics via The ScareHouse, one of the premiere fright attractions in America, right home in Pittsburgh.
I know Troy Polamalu and the defense have been getting old in recent seasons but this is just ridiculous. However, a defense with zombie strength could get pretty intense. Plus I'm cool with our team just disemboweling any Raven or Brown.
Also, hair and fingernails still...