Found March 05, 2012 on SteelBlitz Steelers Blog:
The Steelers are known for letting veteran players walk rather than overpay them in their final years. Fans find this hard to stomach and the critics are quick to jump on the Steelers’ front office. Claims of “what are they thinking in Pittsburgh?” and “Don’t they know Continue

Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: QB Dennis Dixon

With the 2012 free agency period drawing ever so closer, we continue on with our player by player analysis of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents. We our deep into the analysis of the Steelers unrestricted free agents and we now move forward with the unrestricted group by taking a look at quarterback Dennis Dixon. Check the links at the bottom of the post to see the other Steelers...

2012 Steelers Mock Draft Version 2.0 – Post NFL Combine

The 2012 NFL combine is now in the books and I have gone back to do some additional tape study and reading in preparation for this, my second Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft of the offseason. Mock draft 1.0, which was done right after the Senior Bowl, can be read by following the link. I usually end up doing about 5 or 6 mocks leading up to the draft, so there are quite a few more...

Time for Roethlisberger, Timmons, and Woodley to Lead

When Ben Roethlisberger took over two games into his rookie season the Pittsburgh Steelers they had little concern in terms of offensive leadership, even with a rookie quarterback. In front of Roethlisberger were All-pro linemen Jeff Hartings and Alan Faneca, behind him, at times, was Jerome Bettis, Continue

James Harrison Is Very Interested To See How Roger Goodell Handles Bounty Gate

As the Bounty Gate story continues to play out, one Pittsburgh Steelers player has made it known that he will be real interested to see the stance the league takes towards the New Orleans Saints and current St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, as linebacker James Harrison took to his Facebook page on Sunday to say, "We'll see how concerned the NFL is about...

The case for keeping the Big Snack in Pittsburgh

With so many restructures already in the books for the Steelers, along with all the recent cuts, there’s a solid case for keeping NT Casey Hampton on the team in 2012.  “He’s recovering from ACL surgery” you say? Yes indeed he is, but even given that situation, Hampton could still contribute to the team in 2012. One of Hampton’s best friends and long time teammate Chris...

No Franchise Tag for Mike Wallace

It became official at 4 pm today.  Mike Wallace will receive a first round tender but will not be franchised.  The Steelers did not have the money for it.  This is what has been expected all a long.  The Steelers will give Wallace $2.7 million this season.  He will be an unrestricted free agent next season if no long term deal is reached. The Steelers are now vulnerable to another...

Steelers James Harrison weighs in on “bounty gate”

Never at a loss for words or the opportunity to get a quick jab in at the NFL, James Harrison tweeted out on Sunday afternoon his thoughts on the player bounty issue involving Gregg Williams. The scandal is being investigated by the NFL's security department in regards to defensive players under Williams taking part in bounty's; incentives to injure or knock opponents...

At 30, are Roethlisberger’s best years to come?

Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger recently turned 30 years old. After eight seasons in the National Football League, Roethlisberger has led the Steelers to three Super Bowl appearances and two victories. This would be considered a pretty darn good resume by most experts and would be taken in a heartbeat by the vast majority of signal-callers in NFL history. The casual...

Steelers restricted free agent tender projections

The deadline for the Steelers, and all NFL clubs, to tender restricted free agents is quickly approaching.  Pittsburgh has key RFA's that they can choose to tender to ensure their right of first refusal once free agency begins. WR- Mike Wallace, OL - Doug Legursky, OL - Ramon Foster, S - Ryan Mundy, TE - David Johnson, OL - Jamon Meredith, & CB - Keenan Lewis.. WR-...

Hines Ward is a Perfect Fit with Tim Tebow in Denver

When Hines Ward was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers this week everyone mentioned his strengths, first on the list is his ability to block downfield.  I think that his ability to block downfield along with his sure hands makes him a perfect fit to play with Tim Tebow in Denver. Tim Tebow has his weaknesses

Mike Wallace has a Tough Decision Ahead

The Steelers, as was expected, decided against using the franchise tag on any of their 2012 free agents. Wide receiver Mike Wallace will be tendered with the highest possible contract. Starting next week Wallace will have the option of negotiating with any team of his choosing. Stevie Johnson, wide Continue

No more anticipated cuts for the time being for Steelers

The 4pm witching hour came and went in Pittsburgh with no franchise tag for Mike Wallace. Something that nobody expected to happen anyway given the cap situation of the team. Kevin Colbert spoke today according to Steelers insider Ed Bouchette and talked about Wallace, the Steelers cap situation, and the possibility of any more player cuts on the horizon this offseason. #steelers...

The Cleveland Browns should acquire WR Mike Wallace

The Pittsburgh Steelers did not place the franchise tag on WR Mike Wallace yesterday at the league imposed deadline, instead using a first-round tender. With two first-round draft picks in next month’s draft, the Cleveland Browns should consider using the number 22 pick and acquire WR Mike Wallace. At this time of the year, lying by front offices of NFL franchises...

In depth: Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly did better in 2011 than many previous teams coming off of Super Bowl losses. They finished 12-4 and got into the playoffs. But they were far from a dominant team, losing twice to division rival Baltimore and succumbing early in the playoffs to a plucky Denver team. Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert will have their hands full in 2012 trying to match the...

Salary Cap: League, NFLPA Unhappy

The NFL and players association are attempting to get the salary cap for 2012 increased. This would greatly benefit the Steelers who have been scrambling to get under the expected salary cap of around $122 million. It has not been reported what the salary cap has been set at or what number they are Continue
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