Found January 31, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
The Pittsburgh Steelers named Danny Smith, formerly of the Washington Redskins, as their new special teams coach on Wednesday and a few people have asked if I could post the kickoff and punting stats of Smith during his nine years in Washington in one easy to find place. I have pulled all of the stats in the tables below along with the Steelers stats during that same span of years as a means of comparison. I will make these sortable for you by the end of the day. Kickoff Returns YEAR TEAM Ret Yds Avg Lng TD 20+ 40+ FC FUM 2012 WAS 38 892 23.5 55 0 24 3 0 1 2012 PIT 43 1,086 25.3 68 0 29 6 1 0 2011 WAS 56 1,239 22.1 47 0 34 3 0 2 2011 PIT 35 877 25.1 52 0 27 2 0 0 2010 WAS 73 1,680 23 96T 1 48 5 0 2 2010 PIT 49 1,153 23.5 97T 1 32 3 0 2 2009 WAS 65 1,413 21.7 42 0 44 1 0 0 2009 PIT 66 1,581 24 83 0 44 4 2 1 2008 WAS 55 1,382 25.1 87 0 39 4 1 0 2008 PIT 50 1,013 20.3 43 0 27 1 1 1 2007 WAS 65 1,544 23.8 80 0 45 2 0 0 2007 PIT 52 1,145 22 98T 1 3...

Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley Will Begin Offseason Training In February Out In Arizona

On Monday Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley said in an interview with a Florida radio station that he would not be taking renowned trainer Tom Shaw up on his offer to train this offseason down in Orlando at the Wide World of Sports complex, but that doesn't mean that that he will not be training at all. During a Thursday online chat on Michigan Live Woodley said...

Chris Rainey Has Battery Charges Reduced To Disorderly Conduct

Florida Today is reporting Thursday that soon-to-be former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey pled no contest to disorderly conduct charges to settle his case from an early January arrest involving a dispute with his girlfriend. The report also states that Judge Walter Green withheld adjudication on Rainey, fined him $200 and imposed court costs of about $300. The...

Steelers New Offensive Line Coach Jack Bicknell Jr. Wants Linemen Who Can Move

Bob Labriola of just completed his first interview with new offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. on Tuesday and it included several great questions and answers. Bicknell was asked by Labriola during the interview what blocking scheme he preferred. "You have to be able to be multiple," said Bicknell. "It depends on what you have offensively and...

Steelers' Brett Keisel: 'young talent needs to step up and start making more plays'

Veteran Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel believes his team will rebound from last year's dismal performance, but he looks at it as something that requires a substantial input from the young players. "We do have some really good young talent that needs to step up and start making more plays in order for us to win," Keisel said at an appearance in New Orleans with Los...

Report: Attorney For Steelers NT Alameda Ta’amu Working On A Plea Deal

Alan Jennings of WPXI-TV is reporting on Friday that the attorney for Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu told him that they are working on a plea deal with the district attorney’s office that would resolve the charges stemming from a police chase and crash on the city’s South Side last October. According to the report, Ta'amu was in court Friday for a pre...

Is Ben Roethlisberger already a hall of fame QB?

  When debating whether or not an NFL quarterback is hall of fame worthy there isn’t really a fine line. Either he’s compiled a ton of stats that makes his entrance into Canton a mere formality or he’s been the cornerstone of multiple championship offenses and is deemed hall worthy. Is Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger already a hall of fame QB? Big Ben does have a...

Alfred Morris says RG3 is pushing limits with his rehab

According to Dan Hellie of NBC 4 in Washington D.C., Redskins running back Alfred Morris visited quarterback Robert Griffin III down in Pensacola, Florida and says he’s pushing the limits with his rehab. I’m not sure if that’s a good thing since this is the second time Griffin had to undergo reconstructive surgery to his knee.  Hopefully he doesn’t suffer any setbacks and...

Report: Steelers Interested In LSU Special Teams Coach Thomas McGaughey

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Tuesday that they had hired former Kansas City Chiefs offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. to be their next offensive line coach and that hiring means that the vacant special teams coach position is the only one that is left to be filled. The Steelers were granted permission on Monday to interview Danny Smith, the special teams coach of the...

Redskins will raise ticket prices for the first time in 7 years

According to John Keim of the Washington Examiner, the Redskins plan on raising ticket prices next season for the first time in seven years.  They’re also going to raise parking prices which are now $40. Leave it to Redskins’ owner Dan Snyder to try to capitalize on a winning season to start raising ticket prices.  He better hope his team gets back to the playoffs next season...

Former Steelers RB Rainey pleads no contest

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey pleaded no contest to disorderly conduct and paid nearly $500 in fines and court costs, according to reports. Rainey was arrested in Gainesville, Fla., in January after an altercation with his girlfriend over a cell phone. The Steelers waived Rainey shortly after the incident was reported. Rainey was fined $210 and ordered...

Steelers: K to M

With the season in the books, it’s time to break down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster, and we’ll move along alphabetically in a 5-parter. Here’s K through M:
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