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The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2012 season came to a rather fitting end (for all intents and purposes) in Week 16, at home against their division rival, the Cincinnati Bengals. With both teams desperate for a win to keep their playoff hopes alive and locked up in a 10-10 slugfest with just 44 seconds left in regulation, Pittsburgh took over on their own 11. Up until that point, the teams had combined for 5 turnovers (including Cincinnati’s Leon Hall returning a 1st-quarter interception for a touchdown, Cincy’s only TD of the day), 13 punts, and 6-for-29 on 3rd down (21%).
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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley has been criticized heavily for his play the last few seasons and several think that he is spending too much time in the media spotlight than under the lights of a weight training room.
Evidently a teammate of Woodley's thinks along those same lines, according to the latest piece by Ron Cook in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert mentioned that contract extensions for a few players might be in the works as part of the process to getting the team salary cap compliant by March 12, the start of the new league year. We will now have a look at a few players that the organization may or may not be considering to extend.
Ben Roethlisberger - Roethlisberger is the...
The Pittsburgh Steelers offseason continues on and we will continue today with our breakdown of the free agents as we inch closer towards the start of free agency. Next up on the list of unrestricted free agents is center/guard Doug Legursky.
Player: Doug Legursky
Experience: 4 Years
Free Agent Status: Unrestricted
2012 Salary Cap Hit: $1,260,000
Let me start of this post by saying that I will be very surprised if the Pittsburgh Steelers add a big name via free agency this offseason. It just isn't something that they normally do and being up against the salary cap this offseason won't help change that this offseason. Even experienced smaller name free agent additions would be quite surprising.
With that disclaimer...
As Pittsburgh Steelers fans wait to see what transpires to the Steelers roster during the offseason, and who gets picked in the draft, there will be much speculation to what might occur. The Steelers find themselves in a salary cap dilemma not easily fixable. Mainly, five Steelers hold the lion’s share of the cap money. They are Ben Roethlisberger, James Harrison, Lawrence Timmons...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are expecting big things in 2013 from linebackers James Harrison and LaMarr Woodley. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says the coaching staff wants Harrison
So, now we’ve come to the side of the ball where the Steelers’ bread is buttered. For years, the Steelers’ defense has instilled fear and respect in opponents. From the days of the Steel Curtain, through the years of Blitz-burgh and the Zone Blitz, to this latest incantation, defense has been the hallmark of Pittsburgh Steelers football.
The most natural place to start this...
An anonymous Steelers teammate told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that linebacker LaMarr Woodley was “awful” this past season. “He was awful,” one teammate said of Woodley’s performance last season. “He tells us he works out, but we didn’t see it. He wasn’t in shape. That has to be a reason why he was always hurt.” If you look at Woodley’s numbers over the past...
With the Pittsburgh Steelers way over the 2013 salary cap, there have been some rumors that they will likely release linebacker James Harrison.
Harrison’s agent Bill Parise told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that the Steelers haven’t confronted him about Harrison’s contract yet.
With the Steelers about $14 million over the projected $121 million salary cap, there has been...
By Christopher DiMarino
This article continues along with my pre combine look at key positions for the Steelers. For an explanation on how the rankings are calculated please reference the link below:
The Pittsburgh Steelers have two very interesting safeties right now...
The Pittsburgh Steelers’ playoff absence has given fans and pundits more time to dissect the 2013 NFL Draft, and what the Steelers should do with the No. 17 pick in the first round.
The month and a half of draft buildup culminates in this 2013 Steelers mock draft.
Then on Feb. 23, the draft season really begins with the NFL Scouting Combine.
Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia...
It’s not any secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to be looking at the NFL draft for a running back. The question everyone will be asking is just how early in the draft do you grab one?
The days of the 25-carry a game running back are over in the NFL but you still have to be able to run the ball effectively and efficiently to be successful. There’s no sure-fire hit in...
STEELERS FREE AGENTS Who to Cut, Who to Keep Former Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley joins former Pittsburgh Steeler offensive lineman and now broadcaster Craig Wolfley on his podcast. The podcast is 23 minutes and topic of discussion is a breakdown of Pittsburgh Steeler free agents and who to keep and who to [...]
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was a guest Friday on NFL Total Access and was asked who he thinks are the best cornerbacks in the league besides himself. His answer included a somewhat surprising name from the Pittsburgh Steelers.
"Well if Darrelle Revis is playing then I would say it's him, but this year he didn't get a chance to play," started...
Dave from @SteelersDepot was a stud guest on the podcast even if he did defend James Harrison’s hitting style. Dude is prolific, informed and generally about as knowledgeable as anyone I’ve talked NFL with in my life. I haven’t talked to him since the NFL season ended, so I tracked him down to talk about the Browns, the AFC North, the intricacies of NFL finance, and a whole...