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In the football world, wearing the black and gold can be compared to garnering a badge of honor. An honor free agent running back Mewelde Moore proudly holds in high regard as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Other than having the privilege to play for the Steelers and having a successful career in the NFL, Moore appreciates another opportunity, which is far more important than playing football at the highest level in the world – being hands on impacting the lives of children.
In 2007, Moore established, “The Mewelde Moore Knowledge First Foundation.” The Louisiana native is passionate about influencing the lives of young men between the ages of 10 and 18 in the Baton Rouge area and inspires to expand his foundation abroad. The Foundation’s mission is to provide resources to achieve success in education, life and sports.
“Our mission is to be able to provide opportunities for our youth through sports and education,” said Moore via phone conversation last February. “We typic...
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With the 2012 free agency period drawing ever so closer, we continue on with our player by player analysis of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents. We our deep into the analysis of the Steelers unrestricted free agents and we now move forward with the unrestricted group by taking a look at quarterback Dennis Dixon. Check the links at the bottom of the post to see the other Steelers...
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was present for the 2012 University of Alabama pro day Wednesday as were reps for the other 31 teams in the league. While several draft worthy players worked out for all in attendance, one could easily speculate that Colbert was there to mostly watch linebacker Dont'a Hightower, who reportedly only went through a few of the drills...
IT'S A FAKE
A Pittsburgh TV station fell for a fake story, reporting on-air that Hines Ward had signed with one of the Steelers' rivals.
When Ben Roethlisberger took over two games into his rookie season the Pittsburgh Steelers they had little concern in terms of offensive leadership, even with a rookie quarterback. In front of Roethlisberger were All-pro linemen Jeff Hartings and Alan Faneca, behind him, at times, was Jerome Bettis, Continue
With so many restructures already in the books for the Steelers, along with all the recent cuts, there’s a solid case for keeping NT Casey Hampton on the team in 2012. “He’s recovering from ACL surgery” you say? Yes indeed he is, but even given that situation, Hampton could still contribute to the team in 2012.
One of Hampton’s best friends and long time teammate Chris...
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, during the 6am morning news on Wednesday, WPXI-TV morning anchor Todd McDermott reported that Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Ward had signed with the Baltimore Ravens.
“We’re a little in shock,” Mr. McDermott said to co-anchor Jennifer Abney per the Post-Gazette.
What’s really funny is that Ward hasn’t even been officially released...
The 6 o’clock morning news at WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh found itself in an embarrassing situation Wednesday morning after it erroneously reported as fact a satirical story by BroCouncil.com saying that beloved former Steelers receiver Hines Ward signed with the bitter divisional-rival Ravens. Here’s news anchor Todd McDermott first mentioning the “report” in passing as the broadcast...
Each and every one of us has been in the unenviable position of having stuck our foot in our respective mouths before. If you haven’t, then you’re perfect and can stop reading. Unfortunately for some, there is a bigger spotlight which shines directly onto their mouths and makes everything they utter larger then it probably should be. These individuals of course are politicians...
The Pittsburgh Steelers did not place the franchise tag on WR Mike Wallace yesterday at the league imposed deadline, instead using a first-round tender. With two first-round draft picks in next month’s draft, the Cleveland Browns should consider using the number 22 pick and acquire WR Mike Wallace.
At this time of the year, lying by front offices of NFL franchises...
By Christina Rivers
It was 2001. The Pittsburgh Steelers had drafted two wide receivers in the first round the previous two years (Troy Edwards and Plaxico Burress). The Steelers were targeting defensive linemen, and for the first time since 1990, they ended up doing something they very seldom ever do; trading down. The result was that the man they wanted - Marcus Stroud out...
Monday was the deadline for teams to use their franchise tags on players and one of them was used by Buffalo on their receiver, Stevie Johnson. According Adam Schefter of ESPN, Johnson signed a five-year, $36.25 million deal that includes $19.5 million guaranteed, and over $24 million in first three years. His annual compensation is $7.25 million.
That is some serious money for...
There’s been much to analyze this offseason for the Steelers, and quite frankly over analyze too. Amidst all of the Ben and Haley comedic rhetoric to the more serious issue of player cuts and restructures, was the comments of Art Rooney II on Ben Roethlisberger needing to “tweak his game”.
That alone has been worth an exponential amount of discussion among every member of the...
Soon to be unrestricted free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress joined Adam Schein and Rich Gannon on SiriusXM NFL Radio Tuesday morning to talk about his upcoming free agency situation and talk about a few teams that he would be interested in playing for.
After Burress was asked about the possibility of playing for the New York Jets, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles and the...
Just some random musings about Steelers topics that have been going through my head. Apparently Ben Roethlisberger‘s foundation didn’t give up a promised police dog. Why can’t this joker just keep quiet in the offseason? Okay, honestly I don’t care about this. I’m sure Ben doesn’t actually run the freaking foundation in his spare [...]
Mike Prisuta points out that the latest moves by the Steelers were inevitable and proactive at the same time. Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert quotes included.