Found July 17, 2012 on The Victory Formation:
The second most anticipated movie of the summer opens this weekend, and former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward had a cameo in it. You have may have seen the trailer numerous times with a football player running away on the opening kickoff while an explosion causes the entire field to collapse behind him. That [...]

Hines Ward at premiere of Dark Knight Rises

Hines Ward posted a picture of him and his son at last night’s NYC premier of the new Batman film The Dark Knight Rises.  A lot of this film was done in Pittsburgh and some of it filmed specifically at Heinz Field and Ward appears in the movie.  You can see Ward in action in the official trailer below around the 1:20 mark.  The movie opens in this Friday!

Steelers Can’t Fine Mike Wallace Should He Decide Not To Report On Time

I was asked by a reader today via email if the Pittsburgh Steelers will fine restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace, should he not sign his tender and report to training camp later this month. The short answer is, no, and that is because they can't. Although Wallace was tendered as a restricted free agent, he is still not under contract and thus not under any obligation...

Troy Polamalu: I lied about concussions to keep playing

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Plamalu said on the Dan Patrick show said that he had often lied to the Steeler's staff about the seriousness of an injury so that he would be clear to continue playing. He says he's had 8 or 9 concussions in his playing career. “Yes, I have, for sure,” he said. He didn't necessary mean that he had a concussion and kept playing...

Steelers Rewind – Looking Back In Steelers History – (Late July Edition)

In this look back at the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers, we focus on late July and includes a torch being passed, a linebacker not working out in another city, a failed trade offer for a cornerback and snakes. President Torch Quietly Passed From Dan To Art In late July of 2003, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that Art Rooney II had replaced his father...

Steelers 2012 Position Battles: 3rd Wide Receiver

The Steelers are set at the number one and number two receiver position.  Mike Wallace is the guy.  Even if he holds out for a little bit of camp he will still be the number one receiver.  Antonio Brown came out of nowhere last season and took grasp of the number 2 role.  These guys are basically cemented in to their spots.  That leaves a number 3 receiver battle in the works...

Joey Porter Says He Plans On Retiring This Year As A Member Of The Steelers

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter told Ian Rapoport of today that he intends on retiring this year as a member of the Steelers after 13 years in the league. “I plan on retiring this year,” Porter told Rapoport today on the driving range before a practice round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Classic in South Lake Tahoe. “I already talked to...

Polamalu has lied about concussions

Troy Polamalu admitted during a radio interview that he has lied in order to hide concussions so he could stay on the field for games.

2012 Training Camp Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers training camp previewTRAINING CAMP GOALS 1. Pittsburgh turns another page in 2012, the largest since Mike Tomlin became coach in 2007 and they must adjust to changes quickly this summer. Tomlin changed a coordinator for the first time and a handful of iconic veterans either retired or were forced into it, including Hines Ward, James Farrior and Aaron Smith. Offensive...

Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Schedule Preview: Week 7 & 16 Analysis Versus Cincinnati Bengals

By Christopher DiMarino This is another entry in a set of early looks at the teams the Pittsburgh Steelers will play in the 2012-13 season. The goal is to acclimate the average Steelers fan to the offseason changes each opponent has made. This will make the in-depth analysis in the week before the game more familiar and understandable. Who: Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals...

Pittsburgh training camp schedule released

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their 2012 training camp schedule. Here's the breakdown, via the Pittsburgh Post Gazette:

2012 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp roster throwdowns: defensive line

While many of us out there in the Steeler Nation use the term, ‘Steel Curtain’ to describe our defense, in my opinion there will always be just the one of the 1970′s. Mean Joe Greene, LC Greenwood, Ernie Holmes and Dwight White will forever be linked to that name and rightfully so. Part of the problem with calling the current defensive line the same thing is that this line...

Troy Polamalu Admits He's Lied About Concussions to Keep Playing

It takes more than ringing Troy Polamalu's bell for him to come out of a game. Polamalu admitted on The Dan Patrick Show that he's lied about concussions in order to keep playing. The Steelers safety views concussions differently than team doctors, however. "I've had, I believe, eight or nine recorded concussions. We'll have another conversation after I'm...

Steelers Optimistic About Mike Wallace

The Pittsburgh Steelers are optimistic they will reach a new deal with wide receiver Mike Wallace before training camp, according to John Clayton of ESPN. Fantasy Spin: This is good news as there have been reports that Wallace will be a holdout if he doesnt get a lucrative long-term deal while currently a restricted free agent. As a side note, Pittsburgh has eight days to sign him...
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