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The Pittsburgh Steelers have released tackle Jonathan Scott today in a move that has long been anticipated. Scott spent the past two seasons with the Steelers and started 14 of 28 regular-season games and three of four postseason contests.
The Steelers will save $2.2 million in salary cap space by releasing Scott and that money will most definitely be needed if the Steelers are to work out a long-term deal with restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace.
Scott became expendable when the Steelers signed veteran Max Starks back to the roster on Tuesday. Starks had been recovering from Read more [...]
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The Pittsburgh Steelers have released veteran offensive tackle Jonathan Scott.
Scott, 29, was scheduled to collect $2.2 million this season, so that freed up money might be heading over to Mike Wallace's table to get his attention.
With the re-signing of Max Starks and their draft pick Mike Adams on board, the writing was on the wall for Scott.
The fifth-round pick by...
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Plamalu said on the Dan Patrick show said that he had often lied to the Steeler's staff about the seriousness of an injury so that he would be clear to continue playing. He says he's had 8 or 9 concussions in his playing career.
“Yes, I have, for sure,” he said. He didn't necessary mean that he had a concussion and kept playing...
Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Max Starks was welcomed back to Pittsburgh Wednesday morning in an interview on DVE Radio. During the interview Starks shared his thoughts on whether or not he thought he would be back with the Steelers, if he thinks he will start at left tackle and the new play-book of offensive coordinator Todd Haley.
"Did I think I would not be here? Yeah, yeah...
The Steelers are set at the number one and number two receiver position. Mike Wallace is the guy. Even if he holds out for a little bit of camp he will still be the number one receiver. Antonio Brown came out of nowhere last season and took grasp of the number 2 role. These guys are basically cemented in to their spots.
That leaves a number 3 receiver battle in the works...
Greg Cosell of NFL Films posted Tuesday on the evolution of the zone blitz that has been made famous by Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau.
The Byham Theater in Pittsburgh hosted a private "red carpet" screening Tuesday night of "The Dark Knight Rises" and it was attended by several current and former Steelers players, many of whom can be seen in the...
Simultaneously, and not coincidentally, the first thought going through the minds of the Steeler Nation after Max Starks was signed to a new one year deal was how much longer will veteran tackle Jonathan Scott be around?
We got our answer on Thursday afternoon as the team announced that they’ve parted ways with Scott.
There was no way they’d have room to carry both and Starks...
The Pittsburgh Steelers cut veteran offensive tackle Jonathan Scott.
Scott was with the Steelers for the past two seasons, starting 14 of 28 regular-season games and three of four playoff games.
Before joining the Steelers two years ago, Scott had stints with the Detroit Lions and the Buffalo Bills.
With the return of Max Starks to the Steelers many are questioning who will be the starting Left Tackle. It still looks though as if there will not be a question to who the starter is. Starks basically answered that question for us in an interview with WDVE. Starks plans to start the preseason on the PUP List. He still wants to start and plans to compete but by the time...
The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to talk to Mike Wallace regarding reaching a new deal for the star wide receiver, according to Jason LaCanfora.
Negotiations have been moving along well and both sides are determined to get a long-term deal done before Pittsburgh opens training camp. We are optimistic Wallace wont be a holdout, but he does have a lot of ground to make...
While many of us out there in the Steeler Nation use the term, ‘Steel Curtain’ to describe our defense, in my opinion there will always be just the one of the 1970′s. Mean Joe Greene, LC Greenwood, Ernie Holmes and Dwight White will forever be linked to that name and rightfully so.
Part of the problem with calling the current defensive line the same thing is that this line...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their 2012 training camp schedule. Here's the breakdown, via the Pittsburgh Post Gazette:
Rookies and Veterans report by 4 p.m.
2:55 p.m.; campus closed to public
2:55 p.m. and open to public (UPMC...
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu admitted on the Dan Patrick Show (via ProFootballTalk.com) that he’s lied about having concussion symptoms to stay on the field during games.
“Yes, I have, for sure,” Polamalu said.
Polamalu says there are different degrees of lying about injuries.
“I wouldn’t say I’ve had any major lies,” Polamalu said. “Somebody...
When I went to Catholic high school in Philadelphia, we just had one coach for football and basketball. He took all of us who turned out and had us run through a forest. The ones who ran into the trees were on the football team. ~ George Raveling
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is one of the best regarded players in the NFL. So it comes as a surprise to hear him admit that...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter told Ian Rapoport of NFL.com that he plans on retiring as a memeber of the Steelers organization.
“That’s where I started at,” Porter told me on the driving range before a practice round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Classic in South Lake Tahoe. “It’ll be an honor to go out there and retire as a Steeler...