Found May 30, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
The Pittsburgh Steelers have done pretty well as far as injuries go as they wrap up their second week of OTA sessions on Thursday, but a source has informed us that cornerback Justin King has been sidelined with a hamstring injury this week. Kind signed with the Steelers in the middle of December last season after Ike Taylor and DeMarcus Van **** injured, but he wasn't active for the final two games he was on the roster. King was originally drafted in the fourth-round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams out of Penn State. In addition to King, undrafted rookie offensive lineman Read more [...]

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Former Steelers Head Coach Bill Austin, Dies At 84

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Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley was recently quoted as saying ”as a team our expectation is to get to that confetti game” (apparently superstitions abound within the team and coaching staff that do not wish to jinx their intent by using the term Super Bowl). Todd Haley called shots for an offense on a team that went 8 – 8 his first year and typically...

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