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The Pittsburgh Steelers are already making news on draft day as Ed Bouchette reports via Twitter that unrestricted free agent quarterback Byron Leftwich has been re-signed. Leftwich missed all of the 2011 season after breaking his left arm in a preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons. He was placed on injured reserve at the start of the season as a result.
Leftwich also missed a majority of the 2010 season as well with a sprained knee suffered in a preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. He was not placed on injured reserve but only saw action in the season finale against the Cleveland Read more [...]
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The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms with veteran backup quarterback Byron Leftwich.
Terms of the one-year deal were not disclosed.
Leftwich missed the entire 2011 season after breaking his left arm in the preseason. The 32-year-old Leftwich has thrown just seven passes since the Steelers signed him in 2010.
Leftwich spent the first four seasons of his career with the...
The 2012 NFL Draft is finally here and tonight the Pittsburgh Steelers will add yet another promising young player to their team tonight baring a trade out of the first round. We hope you have enjoyed all of the draft related content we have provided you leading up to the draft and there is much more to come. Per usual we will have player profiles posted up after every draft pick...
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued to address their offensive line in the second round of the 2012 NFL draft with the selection of Ohio State with the 24th pick of the second round. Adams appeared in 30 games during his four-year career at Ohio State, starting 25 of them, including his last 21. In his final two seasons as a starter, the left offensive tackle registered 167 knockdowns...
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This is why the Pittsburgh Steelers are consistently among the elite teams in the NFL. They’re patient on draft day, and never out-think themselves. They probably didn’t expect to come away with David DeCastro in this draft, but he was simply too good to pass up here. It’s a great value pick and also fills a glaring hole on the offensive line.
The Steelers selected Sean Spence in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Spence was a guy who the Steelers worked out at his pro day. Spence is 5’11 and 230 lbs. The Steelers will most likely look at Spence as an inside linebacker in their system.
He is very athletic and will make tackles from sideline to sideline. He also is a very instinctive player. He can be a...
This is exactly why the Pittsburgh Steelers are perennial contenders. They sit back, let everyone else around them panic and then take the best available player who falls into their lap.
The Steelers probably didn’t anticipate addressing their interior offensive line in the 1st round, but when David DeCastro was on the board, they simply couldn’t pass him up. DeCastro will immediately...
By Jeremy Hritz
Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin addressed the media this week about their draft preparations, and Colbert stated that they were 98% complete with their pre-draft work. Colbert also said that “there are not a lot of players in this draft that can come in and be immediate impact guys for us,” and fortunately in the position that the Steelers are in this year, they...
With the deadline for restricted free agent signings passing last Friday, Mike Wallace will not play for anyone but the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2012. According to ESPN, Wallace isn’t planning on signing such a deal any time soon and has been upset with contract negotiations thus far. Wallace could potentially hold out until week 10 of next season. There has been speculation that...
When draft day comes around the Pittsburgh Steelers have always flown under the radar compared to most teams. They have never been a team that drafted the big name players. They only draft players that fit into the Steelers mold and the Steelers way of doing things. They stick to the formula that has won them six
The Steelers took a chance in the second round by drafting OT Mike Adams, who failed a drug test at the combine. Read the up-and-down story of Adams and the Steelers inside.
The Steelers watched a lot of leadership walk out the door the last month or two, and Jim Wexell says it's time to get some of it back. Here are his unshackled draft predictions.
The first round of the 2012 NFL draft is in the books and rounds two and three take center stage tonight in New York. The drafting of Stanford guard David DeCastro with the 24th pick in round one was a great way to have my mock draft busted, so I can now turn my attention to a few players the Steelers could have their sights set on tonight.
With only four offensive lineman currently...
The Pittsburgh Steelers recived a gift Thursday night and selected Stanford guard David DeCastro with the 24th pick of the first round of the 2012 NFL draft.
DeCastro weighed in at the NFL combine at 6045 and weighed 313 pounds. He has 32 3/4 inch arms to go along with 10 inch hands and a 79 1/8 inch wingspan. He also has just 17.3% body fat according to the scouting report.