Found July 03, 2013 on SteelBlitz Steelers Blog:
During the 2012 season the Pittsburgh Steelers only had two offensive lineman play in all 16 games and only one who played all 16 games at the same position. That one stalwart was left tackle Max Starks, who is now a member of the San Diego Chargers. Prior to the 2013 draft the Steelers had drafted an offensive tackle in the second round two years in a row. Those players are Mike Adams and Marcus Gilbert and their play and potential is the reason the Steelers allowed Starks to walk in free agency. With Starks now gone the left tackle position is up for grabs. Adams and Gilbert will compete for that position during training camp, but Gilbert seems to have the earlier advantage. Whoever loses out on the left tackle spot is expected to start at right tackle so the consolation prize is still very good. Last season, as [...]

Is Pittsburgh Steelers Rookie Shamarko Thomas Too Small for the NFL?

One of the main reasons Syracuse safety Shamarko Thomas was still avaliable in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft was his height. Thomas is considered very short by NFL standards at 5’9″, despite the fact he stands an inch taller than the average male based on’s numbers. The above picture shows Thomas next to Hall of Fame safety Rod Woodson. Woodson is listed...

Steelers Ben Roethlisberger And Todd Haley Named Most Combustible In 2013

If you have ever listened to Adam Schein over the years, you probably know by now that he has never been overly complementary of the Pittsburgh Steelers, so it should come as no surprise that he listed quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and offensive coordinator Todd Haley as his top combustible relationship to watch in 2013. Didn't he post the same thing last year or was that...

Steelers Release CB Justin King From Injured Reserve On Tuesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers no longer have any players on their injured reserve list as cornerback Justin King was released by the team on Tuesday. King, who was originally signed by the Steelers on December 18, 2012 due to injuries at the cornerback position late in the season, was placed on injured reserve back in early June. While the type of injury was never officially reported...

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Thinks Defenses Will Figure Out Running Quarterbacks

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was in Dublin, Ireland on Thursday, and he was asked a couple of times by the local media there to give his thoughts on the success last season of the young mobile quarterbacks in the league such as Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers, Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts and Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins...

Pittsburgh Steelers Steve McLendon's Greatness May Differ from Hampton

It would be hard to argue that Casey Hampton wasn’t a great player for the Steelers since joining the team in 2001. Hampton was part of three Super Bowl teams and won two rings during his career. He was the anchor of the Steelers 3-4 defense as the team’s nose tackle. A position Dick LeBeau has called the most important on his successful defenses in Pittsburgh. Hampton is now...

Steelers release Justin King

According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, the Pittsburgh Steelers released cornerback Justin King. The pittsburgh steelers removed defensive back justin king from their reserve-injured list terminating his contract — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) July 3, 2013 Just last month, the Steelers placed King on injured reserve, now he’ll be able to sign somewhere else when he’s...

Pittsburgh Steelers Tight End(s): Heath Miller and Friends

CHECK OUT FOOTBALL AND FUTBOL’S BOOKSTORE Heath Miller in 2012 played in 15 games, catching 71 balls for 816 yards, and 8 Touchdowns. Leading the team in all receiving categories up until his knee injury late last season. Miller tore his PCL, MCL, and ACL in a game against the Bengals last December and continues to rehab, hoping to be available for the start of the season. Despite...

Ben Roethlisberger says knee feels ‘brand new’

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will have to be healthy to have any chance at reaching his goal of finishing his career with more Super Bowl wins than the four won by former Steelers Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw. 

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Thinks More Super Bowl Rings Is Better Than Less

How many Super Bowl rings does Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger want to win before his career is over? Well, at least five, duh! The two-time Super Bowl champion voiced the obvious during his Tuesday appearance in London, England to promote the 2013 regular-season game that will take place at Wembley Stadium in late September against the Minnesota Vikings. "...

Beachum Will Continue To Develop With Steelers

By Jeremy Hritz The expectations weren’t high when the Steelers drafted Kelvin Beachum in the seventh round in the 2012 NFL Draft. Upon being selected, he was praised for his impeccable character, but was considered at best a potential practice squad player, not one that would make such an impression that he would end up starting three games in his rookie season. But that is exactly...

Ben Roethlisberger is Hoping to Surpass Terry Bradshaw in Another Category

Last season Ben Roethlisberger surpassed Terry Bradshaw for the Pittsburgh Steelers team record in passing yards. That record was set over a 14 year career for Bradshaw, but it took Roethlisberger only 9 years to break it. However, Roethlisberger still needs 21 touchdowns to pass Bradshaw for that all-time category “It’s an awesome honor, you know?” Roethlisberger told Ed Bouchette...

Roethlisberger wants more rings than Bradshaw, Montana

The Pittsburgh Steelers currently hold the most Vince Lombardi trophies in the NFL, with 6, but that's not stopping quarterback Ben Roethlisberger from wanting more. If he gets his way, the Steelers will have at least 9 trophies by the time he calls it quits. "I want to pass Terry Bradshaw by getting more Super Bowl wins. That’s our expectations in Pittsburgh,"...

Big Ben visits London to promote upcoming game

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger flew to London to promote the upcoming game on Sept. 29th vs. the Minnesota Vikings at Wembley Stadium, and to of course pose with that clock they also call Big Ben. Roethlisberger participated in a fan forum while in the city, reports ESPN, and will also travel to Ireland this week with chairman Dan Rooney, who's a former...

The Steelers’ Facebook Page Has a Sense Of Humor

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