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Maurkice Pouncey is about to enter the third year of his career for the Steelers. He has been everything everyone could have wanted in a first round pick and more. Pouncey almost instantly came in and made his presence felt. He did not waste any time impressing his coaches and his teammates.
Pouncey was named the starter before the regular season even began his rookie year. That is a big thing for a rookie to do in the Steelers organization. He beat out Justin Hartwig to become the Steelers new center for the future. Pouncey held down the position for the entire season.
He was extremely impressive. Pouncey earned All Pro and Pro Bowl honors. That is definitely something that does not happen with a rookie offensive linemen. Especially not in the Pro Bowl. The Pro Bowl is normally a popularity contest and offensive linemen tend to stay in the spot until they can’t play anymore whether they deserve it or not. For Pouncey to be voted in is a big deal.
In the playoffs Pounc...
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On Monday, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace accidentally retweeted a tweet on Twitter from a troller stating that he would not be with the Steelers this season. His mistake must have prompted a pretty good response on the social media platform as he has since deleted the retweet and posted a response stating: "Didn't mean to retweet that I will be with #steelernation...
Today Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall celebrates his 25th birthday and you have to wonder if it is the last one that he will have as a member of the black and gold.
Mendenhall, who is entering the final year of his rookie contract, more than likely will start the 2012 season on the PUP list as he continues to rehab the torn ACL he suffered in the regular season...
The Pittsburgh Steelers roster includes several veterans, but one that constantly flies under the radar year in and year out is long snapper Greg Warren, who is entering his eighth season in the league.
While Warren does not get a lot of media coverage, it probably doesn't hurt his feelings. In fact, the less you hear his name the better, as it means that he his doing his job...
The Pittsburgh Steelers as a team voted against ratifying the new CBA last summer and now it appears several players across the league wished they had done the same.
Jim Corbett of the USA Today reported on Monday that Kansas City Chiefs right tackle Eric Winston expressed deep regret to his medium that the NFLPA didn't do more to curb the disciplinary and appeal powers of commissioner...
If you listened to our podcast on Friday, you heard the news that Scott Brown is moving off of the Steelers beat for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review to cover Penn State and golf for the paper. On Monday it was announced that Alan Robinson will be replacing Brown on the Steelers beat according to columnist Dejan Kovacevic on Twitter.
The name of Robinson should ring a bell as he was...
Steelers starting running back Rashard Mendenhall suffered a torn ACL in week 17 of last season. The injury hurt the back’s chances at his third consecutive 1,000-yard rushing season. Mendenhall finished with 928 yards in 2011.
His chances of returning to 1,000 rushing yards this season are also dwindling as Pittsburgh’s GM Kevin Colbert guesses Mendenhall will start the...
Coming off an ACL tear he sustained on January 1, the Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing for RB Rashard Mendenhall to start the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list. Mendenhall has told reporters numerous times this offseason that he intends to be ready to play Week One of the 2012 regular season but the Steelers organization is preparing as if he won’t be available....
With the Pittsburgh Steelers wrapping up their final minicamp of the offseason, the next event looming for the Pittsburgh Steelers on the horizon is the opening of training camp. The Sttelers have announced their complete schedule for training camp, allowing fans 15 opportunities to watch the team practice.
Training camp will be held at Saint Vincent College and camp opens on Friday...
Peter King of SI.com believes that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall should miss at least the first six games of the season as he continues to recover from ACL surgery.
Since Mendenhall tore his ACL at the end of the 2011 regular season, Id be really surprised if he has any type of impact for the Steelers this coming season. Ligament tears typically...
It’s often funny how you grow up with the players you love in the National Football League. Perhaps a better way of saying it is that it’s fun to watch them grow before your eyes year in and year out.
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Former Pittsburgh Steeler Mewelde Moore signed with the Indianapolis Colts today. The signing reunites Moore with former Steelers’ offensive coordinator Bruce Arians who now has the same position with Indy.
While never a game-changer, Moore did an excellent job in Pittsburgh in his role as a third down specialist. With Baron Batch expected back from his ACL injury and the addition...
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We have breaking news here, people, and it cannot wait until tomorrow. Ok, mainly because I already have an article scheduled and I don’t see a reason to move it back so you’re getting one of those fresh off the presses releases. It’s looking more and more like Rashard Mendenhall will begin the year on the PUP list and that doesn’t mean he’s getting put in an animal...
Season 2, Episode 118 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I start off with a hat tip to LaDainian Tomlinson, who announced his retirement on Monday. Is LT a first ballot Hall of Famer? We think so, easily. He was a hell of a fantasy football back to have as well.
Rashard Mendenhall turned 25 on Tuesday and we discuss if this will be the last one he celebrates in Pittsburgh...
So that's why the NFL won't release the Bountygate evidence.
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