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The Pittsburgh Steelers started 2009 on a euphoric note, winning their sixth championship with a heart-stopping victory over the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII.
It was the Steelers’ second title in four years. Ben Roethlisberger, 26 at the time, had two rings and was in the prime of his career. He wouldn’t jeopardize all that by getting into trouble off the field, would he?
The Steelers added nine players in the 2009 NFL Draft. It seemed the rich would only get richer and a dynasty was in the making. What could possibly go wrong?
The world in 2009 got into an “Empire State of Mind” thanks to Jay-Z with some help from Alicia Keys. That anthem became sort of a 21st-century version of Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York.”
Celebrity deaths took a heavy toll in 2009. Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett both died June 25. Also dying that summer were 1980s teen filmmaker John Hughes and Patrick Swayze.
Less notable but more foreboding for the Steelers in a parallel-universe kind of w...
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The Steelers could go a lot of different directions with their first pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. One of those positions is inside linebacker. Last year the Steelers drafted Sean Spence in the third round with the hopes that he would become the starter alongside Lawrence Timmons, but Spence suffered a major knee injury during the pre-season and there is still no time table on when...
The Steelers are going to have a lot of options with the seventeenth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. There are multiple positions they could choose to select with that pick and none of them would bring much surprise. With the NFL Scouting Combine just getting underway there will be a lot of talk about who the Steelers are interviewing and who they are scouting, but that is very...
Ever since the report by Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette surfaced last week in which an anonymous player was quoted calling out Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley for being awful and out of shape last season, several players have chimed in with their thoughts on the subject On Friday a former Steelers player made his thoughts known on the matter as Hines Ward was...
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert is of course in Indianapolis this week at the NFL combine and on Thursday he gave an update on the condition of linebacker Sean Spence, who suffered a serious knee injury last preseason that forced him to sit out his rookie year.
Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is in Indianapolis this week and reports via Twitter that...
There is more news in the Steve Breaston to the Steelers rumors. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Breaston’s agent and the Steelers will talk during the NFL Combine about the possibility of Breaston playing for Todd Haley on their third team. This morning I posted that according to 93.7 the Fan in Pittsburgh there is a mutual interest between the Steelers...
As is the usual paradigm, general managers from the 32 National Football League teams were forced to sit in front of microphones at the league’s annual scouting combine and answer questions about the current state of their teams. If you think a Mike Tomlin press conference is full of cliches and standard one-liners then you haven’t seen anything yet.
Pittsburgh Steelers’ GM...
Luck and injuries play a big role in the NFL. This week Dick LeBeau said that he believed the Steelers could have won the Super Bowl if they hadn’t suffered so many injuries. LeBeau’s comments were featured on NFL.com and bring another issue to the forefront. The Steelers injury woes in 2012 played a large role in their 8-8 season.
Early in the season the Steelers were without...
An anonymous Pittsburgh Steelers player came out last week and blasted linebacker LaMarr Woodley by saying he played “awful” and was “out of shape” in 2012.
Former Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward was a guest on the NFL Network’s NFL AM show and gave his take on the situation.
“When you lose so much leadership in the locker room, that’s when things present itself like...
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished last season 8-8. They watched as the Cincinnati Bengals went to the playoffs. They watched as their bitter rivals, the Baltimore Ravens, won the Super Bowl. And now they are still aging and approaching free agency $13.9 million over the salary cap. The Steelers need to cut players to make their salary cap while simultaneously adding quality to the...
The 2013 NFL combine continues on in Indianapolis and another player has been identified as one that the Pittsburgh Steelers will meet with for 15 minutes. Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports via Twitter that USC wide receiver Robert Woods has indicated that he has a meeting scheduled with the black and gold. Teams are allowed to meet with 60 players during the week.
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert talked to the media and SiriusXM NFL Radio on Thursday about the entire combine process and what he and the organization get out of the week.
Colbert was asked in his radio interview to give a summary about the week that they spend at the combine.
"The week that we spend here with this collective group of 333 guys is huge...
When you look at the Pittsburgh Steelers you can see that their biggest needs right now are to upgrade the pass rush, find a receiver to replace Mike Wallace, finding a starting inside linebacker, and finding out who their starting running back is. Most mock drafts have the Steelers taking an outside linebacker or a nose tackle because of how deep the position is in the first round...
It's early in the process but the Steelers met Wednesday with OG Jonathan Cooper, who just might be a perfect fit. And find out why Larry Foote will re-sign soon.
Season 3, Episode 78 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk first about the continued fallout from the Pittsburgh Steelers anonymous player telling the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that linebacker LaMarr Woodley was out of shape last season and played awful. We discuss the most recent interviews that Ryan Clark, Larry Foote, Ike Taylor and Antonio Brown gave regarding...
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette mentions that the Arizona Cardinals could be a potential option for free agent RB Rashard Mendenhall this offseason.
The Cardinals brought in former Steelers’ offensive coordinator Bruce Arians as their head coach, so he’s more than familiar with what Mendenhall brings to the table.
Arizona currently was Beanie Wells and Ryan Williams on their...