Found April 20, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
Happy Friday everyone. Time to post something a little on the lighter side as we head off into the final weekend before the draft. The ever entertaining Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is at again today as he is attempting to get Art Rooney II to join Twitter. Taylor posted in a tweet today, "Bout to see if I can start MR. ART ROONEY a TWITTA page Might need y'all HELP NO foe an answer is not an OPTION WORD". Does it get any better than that? Taylor was asked about the possibilities of getting Ambassador Dan Rooney on Twitter as well and his reply was, "OH THAT WANT BE A PROBLEM" Bout Read more [...]

420 Day – The Day Kevin Colbert Wins Restricted Free Agent Chicken Fight With Mike Wallace

420 day is here, and while I am pretty sure what that might mean to some of you, to me it means that Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert has won his restricted free agent chicken fight with wide receiver Mike Wallace. In fact Colbert has now won six of those fights this offseason as Doug Legursky, Ramon Foster, David Johnson, Keenan Lewis and Ryan Mundy were easy slam...

Hines Ward selling his DUI car

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Max Starks to be ready by mid July

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Steelers WR Wallace fails to land offer sheet

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Goodell, Rooney headed to MN for stadium talk

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney will be in Minnesota Friday to talk to lawmakers about the urgency of a stadium deal. Rooney leads the NFL's stadium committee.

Goodell offers facts, not threats, on stadium

ST. PAUL, Minn. National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell and Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II met with Minnesota governor Mark Dayton and legislative leaders Friday morning, serving a "reality check" on the Minnesota Vikings' struggle to get a new stadium built with help from public funding. On Monday, a House committee voted, 9-6, against a 975...

Mike Wallace staying in Pittsburgh

ESPN reported today, unsurprisingly, that the Steelers received no offers for restricted free agent Mike Wallace. Steelers fans can now breathe a sigh of relief as Wallace will be staying with the team for the low cost of $2.7 million. Many believed early on that the Steelers would choose to franchise Wallace, locking him in to a one year contract at $9.5 million, but the Steelers...

Minnesota Senate committee approves stadium bill

In a swift turnaround, a Minnesota Senate committee has green-lighted a proposal that would help subsidize the construction of a new stadium for the Vikings. This comes on the heels of a private meeting between Roger Goodell, Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II, Governor Mark Dayton, and congressional leaders in Minnesota and a day after Goodell met with Los Angeles mayor Antonio...

Goodell coming to urge lawmakers on stadium

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Gov. Mark Dayton says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers will come to Minnesota on Friday to meet with state lawmakers and urge them to make progress on building a new stadium for the Vikings. Dayton said he spoke by phone with Goodell and Art Rooney on Thursday morning. He says they consider it urgent to approve a stadium...

Analyzing The 24th Picks Of The Past Decade In The NFL Draft

By Cian Fahey While it may have absolutely no bearing on this year's draft class, or reflect the Steelers' ability to evaluate and draft talent, it is always interesting to try to gauge the quality of this year's draft by comparing it to previous ones. The Pittsburgh Steelers are picking 24th in this year's draft, which can be considered unusually high compared...

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Mike Adams, Bobby Massie & Draft Need Versus BPA Episode

Season 2, Episode 97 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd start of by talking briefly about the restricted free agent offer sheet deadline today as it relates of course to Mike Wallace. No dead horse beating here, just a quick recap. We then move on discuss Ohio State tackle Mike Adams testing positive for marijuana at the combine and how the Pittsburgh Steelers likely...

Shocker: The Steelers Throwback Jerseys are Horrendous

These throwbacks need to be thrown back.

Steelers’ gamble on Wallace likely pays off

It’s the last day teams can sign restricted free agents to contracts and it appears as though tendering wide receiver Mike Wallace at just a first-round level is going to pay off for Pittsburgh. I think the Steelers had even semi-resigned themselves to losing the wideout, who reportedly wants a new contract that pays him as a top five receiver. Now, those contract demands likely...
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