Found October 16, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
It was announced on Tuesday at that the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to host a home game in London in 2013 against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Webley Stadium on Sept. 29, 2013. It will be considered an away game for the Steelers. The Steelers have been linked as a team that could possibly play in Ireland in the future, but that game has yet to materialize and will not take place in 2013. The 2013 September game in London will be one of two international games played next season as the Jacksonville Jaguars are scheduled to play the San Francisco 49ers in London in 2013 as well. “We are Read more [...]

Week 7 Means DeCastro Will Be Eligible To Return To Practice When Medically Cleared

Tuesday will mark the start of week 7 of the 2012 season and it also marks the open of the first window that allows Pittsburgh Steelers rookie right guard David DeCastro to begin practicing again whenever the team doctors clear him to do so. DeCastro was placed on the injured reserve list with the new designated to return tag prior to the start of the season after he tore up his...

Harrison Claims Extra Kevlar Padding In Helmet Has Reduced His Postgame Headaches

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has had several concussions over the course of his career and he is taking matters into his owns hands, or should I say into his helmet, to help prevent future ones. The Associated Press reports Tuesday that the veteran linebacker said that he has been wearing extra padding made of Kevlar in his helmet for about a year now to help better...

Steelers Suspend Alameda Ta’amu For Two Games Without Pay

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced Tuesday during his Tuesday press conference that rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu will be suspended for two games without pay and he's been banned from facility during that time following his early Sunday morning arrest. "We deemed his actions to be detrimental to our team," said Tomlin. "It's a disturbing...

You know, it’s totally possible that the AFC stinks

Week 6 is rapidly drawing to a close and it is becoming pretty clear that the American Football Conference is riding the struggle train. At the moment, Matt Schaub and the 5-0 Houston Texans are riding high and appear to be the cream of the AFC’s exceptionally mediocre crop. Once you get past the Texans, the field becomes extremely murky at best: Baltimore – The Ravens narrowly...

Former Steelers TE Weslye Saunders Signs With Indianapolis Colts

The Pittsburgh Steelers released tight end Weslye Saunders on Friday and on Tuesday he signed with the Indianapolis Colts. Saunders is now reunited with former Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, who is serving as the Colts interim head coach. Saunders posted the below picture of him signing his contract on his Twitter account.

Troy Polamalu Unlikely To Play Week 7

Jason La Canfora doesn't believe that SS Troy Polamalu will play in Week 7.Fantasy Spin:Polamalu left Week 5's game after aggravating his calf injury and missed the team's 26-23 upset loss to Tennessee. The Pittsburgh defense historically plays a lot better with him in the lineup and are set to face division rival Cincinnati this Sunday night.

Troy Polamalu has to field idiotic question about his hair and if he’d shave it (video)

We all get it. Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is well known for for his hair, almost as much to the layperson as his dominant play on the back-end of the Steelers defense. So much so, in fact, he landed an endorsement deal with Head & Shoulders simply due to his long locks. Polamalu is [...]

Troy Polamalu Ruled Out For Week 7

Pittsburgh Post Gazette's Ed Bouchette is reporting that SS Troy Polamalu has been ruled out for Week 7. Bouchette is usually right when it comes to the Steelers.Fantasy Spin:Polamalu left Week 5's game after aggravating his calf injury and missed the team's 26-23 upset loss to Tennessee. The Pittsburgh defense historically plays a lot better with him in the lineup and...

Notebook: Ponder says footwork is a problem

Vikings QB Christian Ponder said his decision-making is better than his footwork, which led to two interceptions for the second straight game.

Ponder reverts to old form with turnovers

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer Christian Ponder's decision-making, accuracy and ability to avoid the big mistake were three of the biggest keys to Minnesota's surprising 4-1 start to the season. But after going four straight games without an interception to open the season, the Vikings quarterback has thrown four in...

Notebook: Ponder struggles with inaccuracy

QB Christian Ponder finished with 352 yards passing, but part of the Vikings’ red zone issues had to do with missed opportunities in the passing game. Plus, the Vikings’ playmakers were less than 100 percent and other notes.

Vikings player feeling like a coach this week

A.J. Jefferson is motivated to help the Vikings beat the Cardinals on Sunday and would feel a sense of revenge if that happened. The coaches are leaning on him for insight this week.
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