Found October 24, 2012 on
The Pittsburgh Steelers are ready to party like it's 1934.
According to ESPN's Jamison Hensley, the Steelers will debut their new throwback uniforms against the Redskins on Sunday.
Fittingly referred to as the "bumble bee prison uniforms," the retro look is a flashback to the Pittsburgh Pirates of old. The garb hasn't been worn since their 2-10 campaign in '34, when they played at the since-demolished Forbes Field.
To go along with the jerseys will be "tan pants and black and gold striped socks and a black helmet," as they honor their 80th professional season.
This won't be a one-time occasion, either. The team will again don these uniforms for their Nov. 18 matchup versus the Ravens.
Someone get James Harrison down from the ledge -- quick.
BEST OF MAXIM
On Tuesday Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin sent a strong message to his special teams players when he said that several could have their helmets taken away from them as a result of all the penalties that have negated some good returns as of late.
Tomlin talked about the penalties in relation to what happened Sunday night in the win over the Cincinnati Bengals as the...
The Pittsburgh Steelers announced today that defensive end Corbin Bryant has been signed to the practice squad to fill the open spot.
Bryant was signed to the 53 man roster last Tuesday when rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu was placed on the suspended list.
Bryant was waived on Saturday when offensive lineman John Malecki was promoted from the practice squad to the 53...
When Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer fumbled in the game against the Oakland Raiders I posted that he could be in the dog house for a little while as a result, and sure enough he was.
Not only did Dwyer not see another snap for the remainder of that game, he didn't even dress for the games against the Philadelphia Eagles or the Tennessee Titans either.
Ben Roethlisberger is in a no-win situation and while some of it may be of his own doing, the fact is that he just can’t win no matter what he does on the field anymore. If he gets the Steelers a lead in the second half and the team still loses, it’s his fault. If he puts up 31 points and the Steelers lose, it’s his fault. If he leads the team from behind and the Steelers still...
How do you feel about the Steelers this year? Just to take a shot in the dark: You feel okay but not great. You don't think this team is going to win the Superbowl this year because they've struggled against beatable teams. You're worried that the defense might not be as good as you want it to be. You don't want to see games get into shootouts because if something...
Willie Colon emerged from Sunday's win in Cincinnati down more than one of his signature dreadlocks. At least he was unofficially awarded a takedown for a post-whistle body slam of Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict.
It was Colon's kind of game, the perfect coming-out party for the Steelers offensive lineman continuing to settle in to his new position at guard.
According to Mike Bires of TimesOnline.com, there’s a chance that both Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman could be ready to go for the Steelers this week. Mendenhall is currently dealing … Continue reading »
The Pittsburgh Steelers might be a 3-3 team through six weeks, but they know that they are
going to have to run the ball a whole heck of a lot better than they have been over the course of
the first six games of the season if they have a chance to make it to the playoffs this year. This
week’s foe is the Washington Redskins, who are 4 ½-point underdogs on the opening...
No one could have predicted the game Jonathan Dwyer, the Steelers 3rd string RB, had on Sunday night.
The National Football League is reviewing a play during the
Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals in which Steelers
wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders faked an injury to allow his team to substitute personnel,
reports Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk.com.
With the Steelers facing
third-and-11 with six minutes left in the game, Pittsburgh wanted...
My eyes! During a press conference at Heinz Field way back in April, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that the team would don throwback uniforms on two occasions this year to celebrate the organization’s 80th season. And on Sept. 7, the Steelers subsequently announced what games the team would be wearing the throwbacks: On Oct. 28 for a game against the Washington Redskins and...
In this AFC North match-up, the Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to Ohio to face the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers worked their way to victory, defeating the Bengals by a score of 24-17. With only a half game between them in the division now for second and third place, we'll take a look at the key components for how we can determine the outcome of the re-match in Pittsburgh in...
Below is the week 7 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers game against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night.
This was perhaps the best effort I have seen from an entire unit in some time as the run blocking was excellent. Outside of the three sacks allowed, and a few deep pressures, there wasn't much to complain about as the group really did a good job in the power...