Found June 26, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
By Jeremy Hritz Much of the talk this offseason about the Steelers offensive line has been focused on Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro, Mike Adams, and Marcus Gilbert and their potential for excellence. Lost in the discussion has been the steady and consistent Ramon Foster. While not as “shiny” a name as the other Steelers offensive lineman, Foster has been dependable since earning a spot on the team as a rookie free agent in 2009 and starting 42 of 57 games in his first four years. 30 of those 42 starts have come in the last two seasons. While the other aforementioned lineman have been stricken Read more [...]

Steelers 2013 Training Camp Battles: Alameda Ta’amu Versus Hebron Fangupo

In exactly 31 days the Pittsburgh Steelers will report to Latrobe for training camp, so it is now time for us to start previewing the 2013 training camp battles that will take place. First up on the list is the battle between nose tackles Alameda Ta'amu and Hebron Fangupo. Feel free to add your comments below and vote in the poll in addition. Training Camp Battle Setup: 2013...

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When Will Enough be Enough for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Other Teams, and Professional Sports Leagues?

Is anyone else tired of hearing about horrible off-field issues of players in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, etc.? Following the Aaron Hernandez arrest I have much bigger questions than: why would he be this stupid? Instead I’m wondering if, and if not why; anything was done to help Hernandez since he entered the league in 2010. Reports from multiple sources say that teams passed on Hernandez...

Steelers Rookies Tasked With Turning Around Special Teams In 2013

In 2012, the Pittsburgh Steelers "true" rookies combined to play 966 snaps on either offense or defense and in 2011, that number came in at 1,398 snaps. It's a known fact that Steelers rookies on the defensive side of the ball are lucky to see any playing time during their first season, so because of that, the expectations that both linebacker Jarvis Jones and safety...

Steelers LB Jarvis Jones Says Browns Bypassed Him In Draft Due To Medical Concerns And Poor Pro Day

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones was busy this week in Ohio at the annual NFL Rookie Symposium, but he let local reporters there know that he likely would've been drafted by the Cleveland Browns with the sixth-overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft if not for his medical concerns and poor Pro Day workout back in March. According to Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland...

The Beginning of the Antonio Brown era in Pittsburgh

Antonio Brown (Photo The Steelers have had many great wide receivers come and go throughout the history of their franchise. John Stallworth, Lynn Swann, and Hines Ward are just a few of the greats that have caught the ball for the black and gold. Now this year the Steelers are going into the season without the receiver who led the team in yards...

Pittsburgh Steelers: Is the end near for Troy Polamalu?

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Steelers Jarvis Jones believed he would be a Brown

Heading into the NFL draft, Jarvis Jones believed the Browns liked him with the sixth overall pick. He ended up going 17th overall to the Steelers which could have been 7 million more in his pocket, but at least he will win more in Pittsburgh. Jones told that the Browns told him they wanted him, but he believes they passed on him because of concerns about his medical...

Former Steelers coach Bill Cowher is doing well after car accident

Bill Cowher was involved in a traffic accident Sunday that involved two cars and sent some construction debris falling to the ground, according to multiple media reports. No one was hurt during the incident on Manhattan’s East Side, although the car hit by the former Pittsburgh Steelers coach and current CBS football analyst was seriously messed up. “With how banged up that car...

Pittsburgh Steelers: Shamarko Thomas, a reason to appreciate what you have

It seems like every day we all manage to find something to complain about. Whether you have to wake up early for work, have an exam to study for or McDonalds stops serving breakfast at 10:30a.m. It seems like no one’s every satisfied. When you do complain, someone usually reminds you that someone has it worse than you. However, do you really think about that? Majority of us...

Football Nation Preview: The 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers

2012 Record: 8-82012 DownfallRunning WoesFrom Harris and Bleier to Bettis and Parker to....whatever you'd call this.It's not that the 2012 Steelers were completely devoid of running back talent. It's just that the drop off from 2011 to last season is disconcerting, and far below Pittsburgh's norm.Two seasons ago, the Steelers ran for 4.4 YPA, which was good enough...

Embernate Rolling Through Obstacles

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By Matthew Marczi As intimated in the first part of this article, the Pittsburgh Steelers hold a strong, upstanding reputation based on high character and family values that has served the organization well for the past 80 years. And by professional sports standards, the Rooney family most certainly can hold its collective head high for the job that it has done balancing the line...

Tolerance And Hypocrisy – Misbehavior Is Relative In The World Of Professional Sports – Part III

By Matthew Marczi As with any professional sports organization that has been around for more than a few years, the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers is not without its shadowy figures from time to time. Of course, with the advent of 24-hour sports networks, social media, and amateur paparazzi, it is all the more difficult for professional athletes to keep their public profiles clean...
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