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The 2012 NFL season will forever be known as the year of the replacement officials. It doesn’t matter how many games the Steelers win or anybody else; whoever wins the Super Bowl will have an asterisk by their title in the minds of the fans. Now if the Steelers were to win it we certainly wouldn’t do that would we?
Seriously though, nary a game goes by without at least one controversial call made by the officials, or just as bad, ones that missed. The Steelers have as much room to complain as anybody to this point; the phantom pass interference calls, missed holding penalties, late hits on Ben Roethlisberger, the list goes on and on. Still though Ryan Clark takes a stance that most fans can’t even fathom, he’s standing up for them, at least somewhat.
“They are doing the best they can. When you put people in positions they are not used to who haven’t been trained to handle this type of game, these type of athletes you are going to have some mistakes. If the brass is willing to take t...
BEST OF MAXIM
We told you on Tuesday that Wednesday would be a key day for Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, and it appears that all might not have gone well today.
Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports via Twitter that Harrison left the Steelers facility in street clothes before practice on Wednesday. As Bouchette adds, that is not a good sign.
A report on ESPN broke the news Wednesday that the NFL has fined Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Mundy $21,000 for his hit on Oakland Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.This fine is monetarily on par with fines levied this season on players for player safety related hits, and should not have come as a surprise to either the fans or Mundy. While not penalized on the play...
After the debacle that was the Steelers loss to the Raiders on Sunday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, there is plenty of blame to go around across the entire team. As Mike Tomlin would say, you win as a team and you lose as a team. No one person causes a loss any more than one person can win a game.
For the Steelers defense though, there are many questions as they head into their...
Through three weeks of the NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have seen lofty expectations shattered, but even loftier expectations start to come to fruition. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is playing at a level that puts him atop the NFL’s list of passers.
Now, I’m of the school of thought that says that it’s never too early to make predictions and end up eating...
Troy Polamalu and James Harrison returned to practice Tuesday and participated fully. Optimism was high Tuesday night and Wednesday morning that both players would be back soon. That idea was destroyed Wednesday afternoon when Harrison left the Steelers facility before practice had even started due ContinueThe post James Harrison Return Still Unknown appeared first on SteelBlitz.
STANDOFF IN STEEL CITY?
After originally saying that he and Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley had "one little incident," Ben Roethlisberger later said the issue was blown out of proportion.
Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Weslye Saunders will not be available for the week 5 game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
The former undrafted free agent posted Thursday on Twitter that he still has to sit out one more game to satisfy his four game suspension for testing positive for the banned drug Adderall.
Were you hanging out on Twitter today? If so, you may have seen the panic that was caused over Pittsburgh Steelers QB, Ben Roethlisberger. Ya see, a bunch of fans, and main stream media, were thrown into a frenzy about a report claiming that Big Ben had broken his leg in an automobile accident. This [...]
The play of Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer this past weekend can not be understated, but the defense of the Pittsburgh Steelers certainly helped the veteran quarterback out by declaring what they were going to do several times during the game pre snap.
You are likely reading quite a bit today about how "predictable" the defense was on Sunday, but most of the...