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The Steelers roster in 2013 is sure to look much different. Pittsburgh heads into the off-season with 24 players poised to hit free agency. Eighteen players will be unrestricted free agents with six others becoming restricted free agents. A full list of 2013 free agents, along with opinions on who should stay and who should go, is below:
Unrestricted Free Agents:
Keenan Lewis – We’ll start with the must-sign of the Steelers 2013 free agents. Lewis played very well this year for the Steelers and along with Cortez Allen is expected to be one of the future corners when Ike Taylor leaves. Letting him walk now that he has finally come into his own would be a mistake and force the Steelers to find a replacement.
Mike Wallace – Wallace is almost certainly gone unless he doesn’t get any great offers on the open market. However, the Miami Dolphins will likely give Wallace a lot of money and the Steelers will let him walk.
Rashard Mendenhall – Mendenhall will be out the door with Wallace. It’...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cleveland Browns 24-10 in Pittsburgh today and therefore ended the season at 8-8. A far cry from what many expected this season to be sure. Ben Roethlisberger rebounded from a tough end to the Bengals’ game by throwing for less than 200 yards, but tossed three touchdowns and most importantly, he ended the game healthy. Read the timeline of any...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, linebacker James Harrison is likely playing in his final game as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers today.
Harrison, who has been hampered by injury problems in recent years, is set to make $6.57 million next season (and count $10 million against the cap). The Steelers have given linebackers LaMarr Woodley and Lawrence Timmons big...
To find the most fitting soundtrack for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2012 season finale, you’d have to go back to a song released in 1991, Chuck Noll’s final season as coach.
“Here we are now. Entertain us.”
Those lyrics from Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” summed up my feeling about Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field.
I expected nothing more...
The Pittsburgh Steelers spent all fall claiming the chatter generated by various off-the-field issues was only so much background noise.
Through Mike Wallace's contract status to the relationship between quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and Todd Haley to the injury problems that kept bold-faced players out of the lineup for long stretches, the Steelers insisted they were focused...
The 2012 NFL regular season is in the books. While 12 teams are looking forward to post-season play, 20 other NFL teams around the league are looking ahead to the start of free agency, the NFL Draft and trying to reach the playoffs in 2013. The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of those teams which can look ahead at their 2013 regular season schedule after being eliminated from post-season...
Mike Tomlin is already working on the 2013 season with exit interviews and the acquisition of information from above and below. He talked about it today.
Is James Harrison playing his final game in a Pittsburgh Steelers uniform?
CBSSports.com's Jason La Canfora reported Sunday that some inside the Steelers' organization do not believe the veteran outside linebacker will be back with the team in 2013.
Harrison, 34, has been a pass-rushing terror in coordinator Dick LeBeau's defense for years, but his dwindling durability...
Below is the inactive list for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 17 game at home against the Cleveland Browns. The 7 inactive players are announced 90 minutes before kickoff.
LB Marshall McFadden
NT Hebron Fangupo
QB Byron Leftwich
DE Al Woods
Wr David Gilreath
CB Justin King
NT Alameda Ta'amu
CB Sheldon Brown
QB Colt McCoy
QB Brandon Weeden
Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II milled about the locker room after Sunday's 24-10 season-ending win over Cleveland, offering handshakes to some players, pats on the back to others.
It wasn't a typical fall in Pittsburgh (8-8), which avoided its first losing season in a decade but missed the playoffs for the first time in three years after a dramatic collapse. Yet...
2013 is here and unfortunately there will be no playoffs for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
With the 2012 season behind us I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for all of the great support given to my site. The traffic tripled this year over last and I greatly appreciate that.
The podcast is wrapping up its third season and also had a huge spike in listeners. It is amazing...
During his season-in-review press conference today, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin heaped praise on Dick LeBeau but didnt exactly return the favor in regards to Todd Haley.
Tomlin said its too early to speculate if there will be any changes on his coaching. He will meet with assistants later this week and early next week.
But when told that LeBeau wants to return as defensive...
The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the to the Cleveland Browns 24-10 Sunday in the season finale to even their record at 8-8 heading into the offseason. Below are the players that I thought had winning and losing performances in the game. Feel free to add your own in the comments.
Cortez Allen - For the second week in a row Allen produced turnovers as he had two forced fumbles...
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ben Roethlisberger threw three short touchdown passes, and the Pittsburgh Steelers avoided their first losing season in nearly a decade with a 24-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
Antonio Brown, Leonard Pope and Plaxico Burress scored for the Steelers (8-8), who mustered enough energy to end a disappointing season on a positive note. Pittsburgh&...
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Steelers finished a frustrating season on a winning note, beating Pat Shurmur in what was likely his last game as the Cleveland Browns' coach. Ben Roethlisberger shook off a late-season slump to throw three touchdowns passes to lead the Steelers to a 24-10 victory on Sunday at Heinz Field. The Steelers finished 8-8 after being eliminated from playoff...
Ben Roethlisberger threw three short touchdown passes, and the Steelers avoided their first losing season in nearly a decade with a 24-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
Antonio Brown, Leonard Pope and Plaxico Burress scored for the Steelers (8-8), who mustered enough energy in a meaningless game to turn away the Browns. Pittsburgh's top-ranked defense forced...