Found May 01, 2012 on SteelerAddicts:
In the second round of the National Football League Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers selected a guy in Mike Adams who comes with more baggage than a US Airways flight from San Francisco. This was a complete 180 from how the Steelers usually do business in terms of avoiding players with so many red flags. Once most of us heard how things went down with Adams prior to the draft, it was an easier pill to swallow. Perhaps it was the Adams’ move that made the choosing of Florida running back Chris Rainey in the fifth round a little easier to take. Rainey, who is an absolute burner with track-type speed, has some of his own baggage but fortunately it is not to the extent of his new teammate. In September of 2010, Rainey was accused of stalking an ex-girlfriend and made it worse when he texted ‘time to die b****.’ Rainey was eventually suspended by-then Head Coach Urban Meyer for five games while he completed community service and attended some counseling classes. What we often forget about ...

Steelers Drafted Sean Spence For His Instincts, Not His Measureables

When you look at the NFL scouting combine and pro day measurables of the Pittsburgh Steelers third round draft pick Sean Spence, you might not be overly impressed. His 5 foot, 11 inch height combined with his 231 pound weight certainly has you envisioning a pretty smallish linebacker. Even Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review commented on first seeing Spence up close that...

Steelers Release RB Chad Spann & CB Antonio Smith

I had a feeling that a few corresponding roster moves might be on the way soon as the Pittsburgh Steelers roster was over 90 players after the undrafted free agents had been identified. That indeed was the case on Wednesday as Mark Kaboly reports via Twitter that running back Chad Spann and cornerback Antonio Smith have now been released. Spann was signed to the Steelers practice...

Steelers 2012 Draft Picks Jersey Numbers

It is that time of year again as the new Pittsburgh Steelers draft picks and undrafted free agents have been issued their initial jersey numbers. I always like to disclaimer in these post that numbers are subject to change and that means you should be cautious in ordering jerseys until you know for sure your favorite player or players will indeed be wearing the number initially issued...

Steelers pick makes phone call gaffe

When new Steeler David DeCastro got a call from Ben Roethlisberger, it took him a few minutes to realize just exactly who he was talking to. 

Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Draft Grades

A rundown of the Steelers' draft picks. It has been a few days since the Draft and I have had to do some reserch on some of the Steelers' lower draft picks. 1st Round Pick 24 OG David DeCastro, Stanford A+ This player was a great pick up. The Steelers commented after the Draft that he was one of the players they would trade up for and didn't have to.  With a...

Mike Adams, a Steelers starter at Tackle for 2012?

The most controversial pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers on draft day since Santonio Holmes in 2006, is this years 2nd rounder Mike Adams out of Ohio State. The Steelers just simply don’t take these types of players normally, they want high character guys who are football players above all else. You could be the guaranteed best college athlete on the planet but if you don’t make...

The Terrible Podcast – Draft Pick Kelvin Beachum & Jon Linder Of WQAM Interviews Episode

Season 2, Episode 104 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I take a look first at the 2012 rookie pool for the Pittsburgh Steelers as it relates to the overall salary cap and the first contract for David DeCastro. We move on to discuss the Rosetta Stone comment made in regard to the new playbook by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Monday. It was clearly a little fun...

Steelers 2012 Off-Season Roster

Offense QB: 1. Ben Roethlisberger #7 2. Byron Leftwich #4 3. Charlie Batch #16 4. Troy Smith #10 5. Jerrod Johnson #8 RB: 1. Rashard Mendenhall #34 (injured) 2. Isaac Redman #33 3. Barron Batch #20 4. Chris Rainey #22 5. John Clay #38 6. Jonathan Dwyer #27 7. Chad Spann #30 FB: 1. Will Johnson #46 2 Continue

Video: Antonio Brown’s offseason training routine

  Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown flourished during his second NFL season, forming a dangerous combo with speedster Mike Wallace. In 2011 Brown was named to his first Pro Bowl and hauled in 69 passes for 1,108 yards with 2 touchdowns. He was also equally as dangerous as kick/punt returner, becoming the first player in [...]


Peeps seldom get an insight into the preparation and dedication that it takes to make the magic that NFL players conjure up on Sundays. Pittsburgh Steelers wideout ANTONIO BROWN provides a clue as he takes us on a video odyssey of what makes him an awesome playmaker and Pro Bowler for the Steelers… Video courtesy: NOC Brown cycles from his home in Pittsburgh to the Steelers practice...

Post-Draft Grades Don’t Mean Much

The Steelers were touted by USA Today as having the best overall draft following this weekends 2012 NFL Draft. However, draft grades don’t always equal the production on the field. As every fan knows there are surprises and busts throughout the NFL Draft and the only way to weed out the good f Continue

Ta’amu will play a big part in the future of the defensive line

The Steelers answered a lot of questions by the time the NFL was over this past weekend. They filled serious holes on the offensive line, got some depth at linebacker and running back, and also found themselves the next Casey Hampton. That’s some big shoes to fill no matter who you are, and not a responsibility to be taken lightly. Hampton started 148 of the 157 games he’s played...
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