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ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski is once again ranking the quarterbacks in the league right before the start of training camps opening and on Tuesday, he profiled Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who he has ranked seventh overall this year on his big board."Roethlisberger is the most unconventional quarterback in the league," said Jaworski about the quarterback he had ranked sixth overall last year. "His ability to play outside of structure with what always seems like a random and arbitrary feel, continually amazes me."Despite dropping him one spot down in his rankings this year, Jaworski still thinks Roethlisberger is elite."I still believe is an elite quarterback because he's equally capable of beating from the pocket," he said. "Improvisation without pocket efficiency does not produce consistency in the NFL. That's just the way it is. I would best describe Roethlisberger as more of a finesse passer who can drive the ball when...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense has a lot of questions surrounding it this season. Will the receivers excel without Mike Wallace? Can Ben Roethlisberger and Todd Haley get along? And who will be carrying the ball in the backfield this season? Here are 5 key players on offense for the Steelers that need to step up if the team wants to avoid missing the playoffs for a second...
If the Pittsburgh Steelers make the playoffs in 2013, and at least one of their regular-season wins came on the road against another playoff team, bet on the Steelers to go to Super Bowl XLVIII.
The Steelers’ last three Super Bowl teams defeated one playoff team on the road in each of those seasons.
Previously, we talked about road wins by 20 or more points as a sign of the Steelers’...
The start of the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp is now almost just a week away so we will continue to look at the training camp battles that will take place with a look at the battle for a few backup inside linebacker spots on the 53 man roster. You can comment on this battle below and make sure to vote in the attached poll.Training Camp Battle Setup: The Steelers are expecting...
The start of the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp is now less than two weeks away so we will continue to look at the training camp battles that will take place with a look at the battle for the punter job on the 53 man roster. You can comment on this battle below and make sure to vote in the attached poll.Training Camp Battle Setup: The Steelers punting situation is certainly...
Over the last several years, the NFL has been cracking down more and more on hits by defensive players and former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison certainly has received his share of fines and even a one-game suspension as a result of his actions. There is one Steelers rookie; however, that expects to have his paycheck docked by the league office during his career.Safety...
The Pittsburgh Steelers were a pitiful running team last season, and that was a big reason why the storied franchise was only able to put together a .500 season. Knowing they needed to shake things up, the Steelers took Le’Veon Bell in the second-round. Now, the former Michigan State standout looks to earn the starting spot to open up the season.
The Steelers really showed their...
Count former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Jeff Hartings among those didn’t take concussions as seriously. The former All-Pro spoke with the Late Hits show on Sirius XM NFL from the NFL’s “Heads Up Football” symposium in Canton, Ohio to discuss his experience with concussions. Hartings, like others such as Curtis Martin, played through concussions during his career...
Pittsburgh Steelers guard Ramon Foster is over in London, England this week promoting the 2013 game at Wembley Stadium against the Minnesota Vikings and he met with the media at the stadium on Tuesday. Below is a video that includes a few of his answers from the session.Foster says that the stadium is bigger than he thought it would be, and that he looks forward to playing there...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers center Jeff Hartings is now a high school football coach after playing 11 seasons in the NFL and on Wednesday, he admitted on SiriusXM NFL Radio that he and other players considered concussion tests being administered while he played as a joke."We were talking about this impact concussion test. I remember it came out in '05 or '06, right when...
During the 2013 off-season the Pittsburgh Steelers were forced to part ways with James Harrison due to his high salary and the team’s salary cap status. With Harrison now gone my hope was that the Steelers would see less fines and discussion within the NFL front offices. Harrison became the poster-boy of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s player safety initiative. At the same...
Pittsburgh drafted Shamarko Thomas in the fourth round of the 2013 draft. Steelers fans are going to like the hard-hitting safety. His style of play is going make him a fan favorite.
Thomas told Tim Robinson of pilotonline.com “I’m gonna get some fines, I’m not gonna lie. That’s just how I play. It’s football.”
Thomas already sounds like a Steeler.
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Thomas working with Rod Woodson. (Credit: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Steelers rookie safety Shamarko Thomas was scouted as a big hitter in his draft profile. The Steelers traded up to select him in the fourth round because he appears to fit the mold of the Steelers hard hitting defense. When watching game tape, it’s evident that Thomas plays with a lot of speed, aggression...
July 17, 2013 Training Camp & Wolf’s Top 5 Bodyparts that have to function Former Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley and former Steelers Defensive Lineman Chris Hoke join former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman and now broadcaster Craig Wolfley on his podcast. LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD THE PODCAST LINK AT END OF POST: THE PODCAST TALKING [...]
By Jeremy HritzLast year, I wrote an article on June 16th that examined ten questions facing the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into their season opener against the Denver Broncos, and for the sake of reflection, I decided to revisit those questions to see what answers worked themselves out. This article will be the first installment in a two part series, the second of which will take...