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The Steelers presented their version of The Colbert Report this week.
It wasn’t quite the same as the Comedy Central show, however.
Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert doesn’t pronounce his last name the same way as comedian Stephen Colbert, and what he talked about was no laughing matter.
Kevin Colbert talked about various issues facing the team in the wake of an 8-8 season that was over before New Year’s Eve. Among the things he said, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, is that the Steelers would consider drafting a quarterback in the first round in April.
The first round might be a little early, but it’s time the Steelers draft a quarterback for the first time since taking Dennis Dixon in the fifth round in 2008. They need a better insurance policy at the position than they have now.
Charlie Batch was starting to get into a groove when he led the Steelers to a win at Baltimore. It might have been interesting to see how differently the Steelers’ game against the Chargers ...
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Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Doug Legursky announced Saturday evening on Twitter that he is done with the social media platform due to his inability to deal with ignorant people.
THIS WILL BE MY FINAL TWEET. IM OFF THE RADAR. MOSTLY DUE TO MY INCAPABILITY OF DEALING WITH IGNORANT PEOPLE", Legursky posted....
The Steelers have been running the 3-4 defense for years, but it may be time to think about making a change. Sure Dick LeBeau’s defense was ranked first in the league statistically in 2012 and things seem to be fine on the defensive side of the ball. Yet with aging defenders and players expected to be on their way out of Pittsburgh in the next few years things are going to change...
Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert is still wrapping up his media rounds and on Friday he was a guest on Trib Live Radio, where he answered several questions regarding the Steelers offseason outlook.
During the interview Colbert was particularly asked to weigh in on the progress of tackles Marcus Gilbert and Mike Adams, and if one or the other had risen in his mind...
Every Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan has different teams that they despise but you would be hard-pressed to find any that don’t have complete hatred for both of the AFC Championship game participants today.
Obviously Baltimore is to Steelers’ fans what a poopy diaper is to a baby. New England isn’t really much better when you consider the fact the Patriots have gotten the better...
Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writes that the Steelers will have to decide between re-signing Rashard Mendenhall or find a true featured back at some point during the offseason.
Bouchette adds that Jonathan Dwyer and Isaac Redman are both “complementary backs” rather than true featured running backs.
It’s also worth noting that both Dwyer and Redman will...
We’d all rather be talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers in the postseason unfortunately though, we are left with talk about the salary cap and the draft. The 2013 NFL Draft will be Mike Tomlin’s seventh as Head Coach of the Steelers and he has been pretty up and down to this point with his picks.
Tomlin’s first draft in 2007 started out with two eventual defensive starters...
By Jeremy Hritz
The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver position, one that was thought to be a tremendous strength and one of the best in the league at the beginning of last season, is seriously in question heading into the 2013 offseason.
Malcontent Mike Wallace will walk, which essentially is a positive due to his self-acknowledged lack of focus and true production during the 2012...
Season 3, Episode 68 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with co-host David Todd still on vacation in New York City I am joined by Scott Brown of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. After 6 years of covering the Pittsburgh Steelers for the Trib, Scott now covers the Penn State Nittany Lions for the paper and we first talk about the transition from one beat to another.
Just because Scott...
Albert Breer of NFL.com reported Thursday evening via Twitter that the New York Jets have offered their general manager job to Seattle Seahawks vice president of football operations, John Idzik.
The potential hiring of Idzik means the Jets have decided to pass on Pittsburgh Steelers director of football operations and business administrations Omar Khan, who also interviewed for...
The "Rooney Rule" is workable - with some tweaks - according to its namesake. Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney believes the fact no minorities were hired for the eight head coaching vacancies or seven general manager-level jobs this year was an anomaly. "I think what we have is definitely a workable thing," Rooney told the NFL Network. "We do have...