Found March 06, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
Soon to be unrestricted free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress joined Adam Schein and Rich Gannon on SiriusXM NFL Radio Tuesday morning to talk about his upcoming free agency situation and talk about a few teams that he would be interested in playing for. After Burress was asked about the possibility of playing for the New York Jets, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers in 2012, he was asked if he would be open to returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers as well. Burress replied, "Definitely. I talk to Ben every now and again. Maybe once a month or whatever that may Read more [...]

New York Jets Free Agent Rumors Picking Up

Don’t worry, we’ll get to the Peyton Manning talk you maniacs. But for now there is other chatter picking up around who the New York Jets will pursue in free agency this off-season. In case you forgot, this team still needs help at linebacker, safety, offensive line and wide receiver. Let’s look at what we’ve been hearing - Erin Henderson – An under the rader linebacker...

Ryan Clark Defines Difference Of Whistle Blowing & Snitching To Skip Bayless

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark has never been shy about letting his feelings known through the media and always jumps at the chance to battle his nemesis Skip Bayless, who is notorious for reading into comments made by players. Such was the case Monday morning when Clark phoned into ESPN First Take to clarify his tweets he made on Twitter Friday after the reports surfaced...

Time for Roethlisberger, Timmons, and Woodley to Lead

When Ben Roethlisberger took over two games into his rookie season the Pittsburgh Steelers they had little concern in terms of offensive leadership, even with a rookie quarterback. In front of Roethlisberger were All-pro linemen Jeff Hartings and Alan Faneca, behind him, at times, was Jerome Bettis, Continue

Coach Tomlin speaks on Ward, Farrior and Smith

Coach Tomlin spoke about the three big names that the Steelers had released over the past week.  Tomlin had nothing but good things to say about the guys.  He made mention to “taking the emotion out of it.”  He knew they were football based decisions and not decisions about how he feels about this group of guys.  He mentioned them as leaders from the time he walked in the...

Mike Tannenbaum’s Career As New York Jets GM: Part 1, The Mangini Years

New York Jets General Manger Mike Tannenbaum deserves a large share of the credit for the New York Jets being a playoff team in 2006, 2009 and 2010. He also deserves a large share of the credit for the Jets missing the playoffs in 2007, 2008, and 2011. Since taking over as GM, the Jets have been a .500 or better team in 5 of 6 seasons but have only made the playoffs half of the...

At 30, are Roethlisberger’s best years to come?

Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger recently turned 30 years old. After eight seasons in the National Football League, Roethlisberger has led the Steelers to three Super Bowl appearances and two victories. This would be considered a pretty darn good resume by most experts and would be taken in a heartbeat by the vast majority of signal-callers in NFL history. The casual...

Peyton Manning to the Jets: Yes or No?

Peyton Manning to the Jets? Yes or no! Peyton Manning to the New York Jets, it’s the topic that’s been talked about all day now that Peyton has officially been released by the Colts. Fans appear to be split on whether they want Peyton Manning on the Jets, so it’s only natural to write about it today. In my honest opinion, there is no way I want the Jets to sign Peyton...

Steelers Concerns an Overreaction, Again

The Steelers are known for letting veteran players walk rather than overpay them in their final years. Fans find this hard to stomach and the critics are quick to jump on the Steelers’ front office. Claims of “what are they thinking in Pittsburgh?” and “Don’t they know Continue

New Stevie Johnson Contract Sets Floor For New Mike Wallace Contract

The Buffalo Bills have agreed to terms today with unrestricted free agent wide receiver Stevie Johnson on a new five-year, $36.25 million contract with $19.5 million guaranteed, according to Adam Schefter of With that contract now in place, we now have a solid starting point for what Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace will be expecting...

Michael Turner’s Girlfriend Goes Elin Woods On His Baby Mama

Antonio Cromartie and Travis Henry better watch out. Michael Turner’s coming at them with a vengeance. Roger Goodell and Peter King can check their fake indignation. No bounties are involved unless one counts child support. Police were called to Turner’s house after his current girlfriend attacked his baby mama with a move that would have made Elin Woods proud. According to...


Considering how NFL news is being reported these days, I found it important to pass along the following information on the New York Jets pursuit of Peyton Manning. The following has been confirmed by a source - - The New York Jets will inquire about Peyton Manning potentially playing for them. - The New York Jets will determine how healthy Peyton Manning is. - If Peyton Manning...

Cardinals not interested in Hines Ward

According to Mike Jurecki of Xtra 910 in Phoenix, the Arizona Cardinals aren’t interested in signing wide receiver Hines Ward once he’s officially released from the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Cardinals are the first team we would think would be interested in Ward, since Ken Wisenhunt was the Steelers offensive coordinator from 2004-2006. I can’t be mad at the Cardinals for not...

Mewelde Moore: Is All About The Kids, And The Steelers

  In the football world, wearing the black and gold can be compared to garnering a badge of honor.  An honor free agent running back Mewelde Moore proudly holds in high regard as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Other than having the privilege to play for the Steelers and having a successful career in the NFL, Moore appreciates another opportunity, which is far more important...
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