Found May 28, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
One thing that has been noticeably different since Alan Faneca left the Pittsburgh Steelers is the ability of the offense to be balanced directionally as far as running plays go. With the drafting of Stanford guard David DeCastro and the move of Willie Colon from right tackle to left guard now, the Steelers offense will hope to be much more balanced than the previous three seasons. Since Faneca left, the Steelers have had problems finding any semblance of productive stability on the offensive line thanks to injuries and inconsistent play. The first course of action was to shore up the center Read more [...]

Steelers Figure To Have David DeCastro Under Contract Soon

I posted recently about what likely was the hold up on the Pittsburgh Steelers getting first round draft pick David DeCastro under contract. Now it seems like the logjam ahead of DeCastro is starting to move thanks to the New England Patriots drawing the line in the sand this past week with their first round pick Chandler Jones, the 21st overall selection this past April. Jones...

2011 Rushing Stats Of Rashard Mendenhall & Isaac Redman By Direction & Down

I received a few emails since the post yesterday in which I broke down the rushing of the Pittsburgh Steelers running backs by direction and was asked if I could post the stats of each running back by direction and down from 2011. I compiled the stats of just Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman below as there really is no reason to do Mewelde Moore, Jonathan Dwyer and John Clay as...

Steelers Second OTA Session Of 2012 Gets Underway Tuesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers begin their second OTA session of the 2012 season on Tuesday and it will run for three days. Attendance, like all OTA sessions, is not mandatory, but the Steelers once again should get a pretty good turnout once again, especially on the offensive side of the ball. Rookies David DeCastro, Mike Adams and Alameda Ta'amu are once again expected to missing...

Mike Wallace, Steelers in talks on a long term deal

Mike Wallace is no showing optional OTAs for the Steelers as he wants a new long term deal. Wallace, who has yet to sign his 1 year, 2.742 million restricted free agent tender, reportedly wants Calvin Johnson/Larry Fitzgerald money, which is somewhere around 15+ million per year over 7-8 years. Wallace couldn’t get that from the Steelers even if they wanted to give it to him because...

Report: Max Starks Expects To Be Medically Cleared Around Taining Camp Time

Although seemingly not in the future plans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Max Starks told Josina Anderson of ESPN that he's “just about two months away” from receiving medical clearance to resume football activities once again. Starks tore his right ACL in the AFC Wild Card game against the Denver Broncos. Starks has been giving updates all off-season and has expressed his...

Is the steel curtain closing for Polamalu?

According to, during his appearance at this week’s OTAs, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu said that he thinks about the end of his career “all the time”, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Thursday. “People have asked me how many years do you think you can play?” Polamalu said. “My reaction is always, when you live day to day,...

Steelers still trying to sign Mike Wallace to a long-term deal

Getty Images The Pittsburgh Steelers know they need to lock up wide receiver Mike Wallace to a long-term deal, but it’s going to take some time as they continue to try to get something done, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Wallace wants to get the same type of money that the other top receivers in the NFL have received, so it’s going to take some time for both sides to come...

Member Of 1974 Steelers Team Has Stolen Super Bowl Ring Recovered By Police

Richard “Dick” Conn, a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers 1974 team that one the organizations' first ever Super Bowl against the Minnesota Vikings, has had his stolen Super Bowl ring recovered according to the Georgetown Times. Last Monday Conn reported that an unknown person had entered his residence and had stolen cash as well as his 1973 University of Georgia football...

Loss to Tebow Fueling Steelers

With the start of the 2012 NFL season still 104 days away, the Pittsburgh Steelers are hard at work during OTA sessions. The Steelers are still in shock from last year’s early exit from the playoffs are looking to bounce back this season. Ironically, starting things off with a little revenge on th Continue

“Battle of the bulge”: Steelers McLendon vs Ta’amu vs Hampton

As we remember our soldiers this past Memorial Day weekend, I was thinking also about a topic to write about. I tend to do that a lot, multi tasking.  While surfing through Google (man Mr. Google is amazing isn’t he?) I came across some information and quotes on Steelers 3rd yr NT Steve McLendon. However before going any further let’s be clear, by referencing a military topic...

Woodley says Steelers should have “easily beat” Broncos

It’s been nearly six months, and yet the Steelers still feel the sting of defeat. Of course, I’m referring to last January, when the Tim Tebow-led Broncos stunned Pittsburgh during the wild card playoffs. Looking back (begrudgingly, I’m sure), it’s a game that has stuck in the craw of several members of the black and gold, including linebackers LaMarr Woodley and Larry Foote...

Blitzburgh Radio Steelers Podcast with TribLive Radio

On this episode of Blitzburgh Radio, SteelDad takes his usual weekly spot with DD from TribLive Radio, Trib Total Media, to talk Steelers football. Topics include the recent mini camp, Ben Roethlisberger, Todd Haley’s offense, how the young players are handling life in the NFL so far and much more! Check it out, give it a listen, and as always we enjoy the feedback!  Our next...

Pittsburgh Steelers Preparing to Avenge Playoff Shocker

With the start of the 2012 NFL season still 104 days away, the Pittsburgh Steelers are hard at work during OTA sessions. The Steelers are still in shock from last year’s early exit from the playoffs are looking to bounce back this season. Ironically, starting things off with a little revenge on the team responsible for their early exit, the Denver Broncos. Fans still cringe...
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