Found May 27, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
The year is 1970 and the Pittsburgh Steelers have the first pick in the draft and choose a big strapping young blonde haired quarterback out of Louisiana Tech by the name of Terry Paxton Bradshaw. When you are the number one pick in the NFL draft you are looked at to produce almost instantly and when those results do not come right away, the powers that be want to know why... Read more

2013 Steelers Salary Cap: $5.5 Million In Riches To Arrive Very Soon

In a few more days the Pittsburgh Steelers second OTA session of the 2013 season will be completed and the calendar will flip over to June. With the arrival of June comes the arrival of $5.5 million in additional salary cap space for the Steelers as the March release of guard Willie Colon will finally hit the ledger. So how will the Steelers spend their new found riches? By the...

Pittsburgh Steelers draft pick Landry Jones: clutch baller or clipboard backup?

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Oklahoma Sooner Landry Jones in the 4th round of the 2013 draft (115th pick). Whether or not he is the man to replace Ben Roethlisberger remains to be seen. Some considered Jones the best quarterback in the 2013 draft. That’s all good but considering the shallow pool of quarterbacks the best of a lukewarm batch won’t set the world ablaze...

Steelers rookie Markus Wheaton compared to Hines Ward

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Daniel Jeremiah compares Steelers rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton to former Pittsburgh great Hines Ward. According to NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah, Wheaton is a player who will be worth watching once he arrives in Latrobe because he could be one of the steals of the NFL Draft.   While Wheaton is mostly being called the logical...

Steelers CB Cortez Allen Confident About Upcoming Season

The Pittsburgh Steelers allowed free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis to leave uncontested this off-season because they are confident third-year cornerback Cortez Allen can easily fill his shoes. Allen was a guest Sunday morning on 93.7 The Fan and as asked about the confidence that he has in the team this upcoming season despite the losses that they've had. “I feel confident...

Mike Wallace: Nothing but love for Steelers

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace said on Twitter Monday that he has “nothing but love and respect for everybody in the Pittsburgh Steelers organization” and was never taking shots at his former team. Some have 

Steelers CB Cortez Allen Too Humble To Make Pro Bowl Guarantee

Just a little more than year ago, former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis predicted that he would make the Pro Bowl in 2012. That prediction didn't come true of course, but Lewis played so well that he got himself a five-year, $25.5 million contract from the New Orleans Saints this past offseason. The Steelers didn't try to prevent Lewis from leaving because they...

Ryan Clark wants to retire a Steeler

As safety Ryan Clark enters the final year of his current contract, he told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he would love to retire as a member of the Steelers. “I want to be here. I would love to be a Steeler until I retire,” Clark said. “But I don’t want this to be my last year. I did the ESPN thing because it’s smart to do it. I didn’t do it because I’m ready to...

Sunday Afternoon Steelers Games To Be Broadcast Nationally On ESPN Radio Starting In 2013

If you happen to live or travel outside of the Pittsburgh Steelers local broadcasting market on gamedays and you don't have NFL Sunday Ticket or Sirius NFL Radio subscriptions, you will still be able to hear the games nationally on ESPN Radio starting in 2013. In a Tuesday media release, ESPN announced that he Steelers are one of five NFL teams that have reached a national...

Former Steelers RB Rocky Bleier Serves As Grand Marshal In Myrtle Beach Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday which occurs every year on the final Monday of May and it is usually celebrated by citizens as a long weekend. The day should be used a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Several Memorial Day parades are taking place this weekend and on Saturday U.S. Army veteran and former...

Agent Joe Linta Says Ravens Made A Dumb Move Last Off-season With QB Joe Flacco

When talking or writing about the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation in the past, I often refer to the team having to pay for the sins that come with having a franchise quarterback under contract as to the main reason why it seems the organization is always up against the number. Unfortunately, several in the fan base can't wrap their head around this concept and instead...

Steelers rumors: Ryan Clark hopes to return

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark is entering the final year of his current contract. While his future remains to be determined, if it were up to Clark he'd retire as a Steeler, according to Alan Robinson of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “This has always been a smart organization about letting guys go when they feel like they don't have what's left to be here...

Wallace Just Can’t Let It Go

Around the time former Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Mike Wallace was ready to sign his free agent deal with Miami, I wrote one final article about him. I also swore it was my final word on the guy but I just can’t let go. Apparently, neither can Mike. Since signing his big money deal with the Dolphins, Wallace has been unable to leave his past behind him. While I’ll be...

Big Ben 100% Recovered From 2012 Injuries

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is completely over his shoulder/rib injury from Week 10 of last year and should start the season healthy, according to Jarrett Bell of USA Today.Fantasy Spin:Roethlisberger wasn't the same player down the sretch, but should be good to go. The more serious issue is that he'll be without No. 1 receiver Mike Wallace and tight end Heath...
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