Found February 13, 2012 on SteelerAddicts:
One of the big advantages of bringing in someone from the outside to run the Steelers offense is that they have no allegiance to any of the current players on the roster. Haley can look objectively at each position and decide who will best fit the philosophy he has for the team. He will be a breathe of fresh air for the offense and be able to evaluate each players performance and decide how to best utilize them, if at all, for next year. Had the team promoted QB Coach Randy Fichtner as many had thought would be a logical option, including myself, they would run the risk of things not changing the way that President Art Rooney II made clear that he wants. Fichtner would have been a good choice and nobody could have really argued against it but in the end the Rooney’s wanted to get a new outlook on an offense that underachieved in the running game and in the redzone in 2011. The Steelers were a mediocre 17th overall in the NFL last season, scoring TD’s just 50.91% of the time while in...

Grading the Steelers 2009 draft class

Experts say you need to wait 3 years before you grade a draft class.  That means that this offseason we get to grade the Steelers 2009 draft class.  Last summer I graded the 2008 class.  It was Mike Tomlin’s second draft class and it was a horrid class earning a D- minus grade for the entire class.  Other than stealing Mendenhall in the first round the Steelers failed to bring...

Report: Steelers undecided about Ward

Sources close to the Pittsburgh Steelers denied a report that the team had decided to let Hines Ward leave, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Sunday. The NFL Network, citing sources, indicated the veteran wide receiver was judged to be too expensive to be brought back for a 15th season with the Steelers. The sources said the Steelers could not find room for the fading star as...

Former CMU/current Steeler WR, Antonio Brown, meets new friend via Twitter

We've all heard about online dating. You enter your profile into some web site, it gets thrown into a database and some crazy algorithm tries to produce your perfect match. What about online friendship? Antonio Brown, a second year wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, found a new pal online while visiting Indianapolis during Super Bowl week. And no algorithm was necessary...

Steelers deny reports of WR Ward's release

The Pittsburgh Steelers are denying reports that veteran receiver Hines Ward with be released after news came out about the parting Friday night.According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the team has denied claims that it thinks Ward is too expensive to bring back for a 15th season with the franchise. Ward responded to the reports on his Facebook page, stating "I don't normally...

A Small Window For Isaac Redman

By Jeremy Hritz Isaac Redman had two solid games at the conclusion of the 2011 season, though one of them came against the porous Cleveland Browns and was adulterated by two fumbles. Against the Denver Broncos in the Wild Card playoff game, Redman carried for 121 yards, with a 7.1 yard per carry average. His performance against the Broncos was unquestionably the best of his career...

Steelers’ Hines Ward posts on Facebook: “I’m willing to restructure my contract”

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward jumped on his Facebook page to tell fans that he’s willing to restructure his $4 million contract in order to remain with the team. It was a last ditch effort to save his job. Ward’s Facebook post is in response to an NFL Network report that the Steelers are planning to cut the 14-year NFL veteran in an effort to get under the salary cap.

Ward responds to report that Steelers will cut him

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Steelers' wide receiver Hines Ward wants to retire with the Pittsburgh Steelers, offering to restructure his contract to do it.

Steelers not counting on Mendenhall for 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't counting on Rashard Mendenhall to play in 2012 but general manager Kevin Colbert didn't rule out a return by the running back sometime next season.

Ward, Steelers deny his release

If the Steelers have decided to release Hines Ward, it is news to Ward -- and maybe even the Steelers.

Mendenhall may not be ready for 2012 season

The Steelers are proceeding with the assumption that running back Rashard Mendenhall won’t be ready for the start of the 2012 regular season. Mendenhall, who has led the Steelers in rushing the last three seasons, tore the ACL in his right knee Jan. 1 in Cleveland.

Steelers GM: No decision made on Hines Ward

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't ready to part ways with Hines Ward just yet.

WR Ward willing to restructure deal with Steelers

Steelers' wide receiver Hines Ward wants to retire with the Pittsburgh Steelers, offering to restructure his contract to do it.

Starkey: Steelers' power struggle fascinates

The Steelers' clumsy coordinator shuffle clearly was aimed at making one man a lot less comfortable. That is what makes this drama so compelling.

Ex-Chippewa Antonio Brown gets new best friend through Twitter

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown devleoped a new friendship during Super Bowl week. How the relationship came about is a true sign of the times.

Steelers GM says no decision made on Hines Ward

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't ready to part ways with Hines Ward just yet.
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