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The Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 draft is now behind us and the undrafted free agents have been identified. On Monday we treated to the annual issuing of jersey numbers to all of the rookies and we were slapped with the reality that the No. 51 jersey that had been worn for the last decade by James Farrior will at least for now be worn by third round draft pick Sean Spence. These types of things need to happen when you have a roster consisting of 90 players as there is really Read more [...]
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When you look at the NFL scouting combine and pro day measurables of the Pittsburgh Steelers third round draft pick Sean Spence, you might not be overly impressed. His 5 foot, 11 inch height combined with his 231 pound weight certainly has you envisioning a pretty smallish linebacker. Even Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review commented on first seeing Spence up close that...
I had a feeling that a few corresponding roster moves might be on the way soon as the Pittsburgh Steelers roster was over 90 players after the undrafted free agents had been identified. That indeed was the case on Wednesday as Mark Kaboly reports via Twitter that running back Chad Spann and cornerback Antonio Smith have now been released.
Spann was signed to the Steelers practice...
It is that time of year again as the new Pittsburgh Steelers draft picks and undrafted free agents have been issued their initial jersey numbers. I always like to disclaimer in these post that numbers are subject to change and that means you should be cautious in ordering jerseys until you know for sure your favorite player or players will indeed be wearing the number initially issued...
When new Steeler David DeCastro got a call from Ben Roethlisberger, it took him a few minutes to realize just exactly who he was talking to.
A rundown of the Steelers' draft picks. It has been a few days since the Draft and I have had to do some reserch on some of the Steelers' lower draft picks.
1st Round Pick 24
OG David DeCastro, Stanford A+
This player was a great pick up. The Steelers commented after the Draft that he was one of the players they would trade up for and didn't have to. With a...
The most controversial pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers on draft day since Santonio Holmes in 2006, is this years 2nd rounder Mike Adams out of Ohio State. The Steelers just simply don’t take these types of players normally, they want high character guys who are football players above all else.
You could be the guaranteed best college athlete on the planet but if you don’t make...
Season 2, Episode 104 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I take a look first at the 2012 rookie pool for the Pittsburgh Steelers as it relates to the overall salary cap and the first contract for David DeCastro.
We move on to discuss the Rosetta Stone comment made in regard to the new playbook by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Monday. It was clearly a little fun...
1. Ben Roethlisberger #7
2. Byron Leftwich #4
3. Charlie Batch #16
4. Troy Smith #10
5. Jerrod Johnson #8
1. Rashard Mendenhall #34 (injured)
2. Isaac Redman #33
3. Barron Batch #20
4. Chris Rainey #22
5. John Clay #38
6. Jonathan Dwyer #27
7. Chad Spann #30
1. Will Johnson #46
Another draft is in the books for the Steelers and since Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert started running the Steelers’ war room together back in 2007, this could be the best class the Steelers have assembled. Considering the gaping holes in this year’s roster, Steeler Nation couldn’t have asked for a better nine picks.
As soon as last season ended, Art Rooney II just came out...
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown flourished during his second NFL season, forming a dangerous combo with speedster Mike Wallace. In 2011 Brown was named to his first Pro Bowl and hauled in 69 passes for 1,108 yards with 2 touchdowns. He was also equally as dangerous as kick/punt returner, becoming the first player in [...]
Peeps seldom get an insight into the preparation and dedication that it takes to make the magic that NFL players conjure up on Sundays. Pittsburgh Steelers wideout ANTONIO BROWN provides a clue as he takes us on a video odyssey of what makes him an awesome playmaker and Pro Bowler for the Steelers…
Video courtesy: NOC
Brown cycles from his home in Pittsburgh to the Steelers practice...
The Steelers were touted by USA Today as having the best overall draft following this weekends 2012 NFL Draft. However, draft grades don’t always equal the production on the field. As every fan knows there are surprises and busts throughout the NFL Draft and the only way to weed out the good f Continue
The Steelers answered a lot of questions by the time the NFL was over this past weekend. They filled serious holes on the offensive line, got some depth at linebacker and running back, and also found themselves the next Casey Hampton.
That’s some big shoes to fill no matter who you are, and not a responsibility to be taken lightly. Hampton started 148 of the 157 games he’s played...