Found June 20, 2013 on Steel City Blitz:
In what is commonly known as the National Football League’s ‘dead period,’ the time between mini-camps and training camps is usually very dull and filled small stories from around the league. These stories can range from players hosting camps as Ben Roethlisberger did this week to Chad Johnson patting his attorney on the rear end. The other typical story that happens during this period of the summer is contract talks. We in Pittsburgh have seen this a lot in recent years from everyone to LaMarr Woodley to Ike Taylor to Hines Ward all having contract situations being front and center in the weeks prior to camp in Latrobe. This year appears to be no different as the Steelers are facing the decision of whether or not to extend the contract of safety Ryan Clark. This is not an easy decision in any way, shape or form. Clark has been incredibly durable in his 11 seasons in the NFL the last seven of which have been with the Steelers. While his counter-part in the defensive backfield Troy P...

Ryan Clark wants to end career with Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark, who is entering his 12th NFL season, is unsure of his future, but knows he wants to finish his career in Pittsburgh. Clark’s contract is up after the 2013 season and there have been no active negotiations between he and the Steelers.  But

Steelers Waived TE Zack Pianalto From Reserve/Injured List On Tuesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers made one transaction on Tuesday as tight end Zack Pianalto was waived from the Reserve/Injured list after fully recovering from what is believed to be a calf injury suffered during the second week of OTA practices. Pianalto was originally waived injured back on June 3, and he reverted to the Steelers injured reserve list after clearing waivers. He was originally...

Steelers’ safety Ryan Clark wants to stay in Pittsburgh for entire career

Ryan Clark contract is up after 2013 and there have been no negotiations between player and team. Clark says he wants to end his career in Pittsburgh, but it's an uncertainty if the team feels Clark remains in the team's long-term plans. Clark is 34 and the Steelers drafted safety Shamarko Thomas in the fourth round and have high hopes for him. "I've definitely...

Art Rooney II: Pittsburgh ‘would love’ to host NFL draft

After pushing the NFL draft back into May, commissioner Roger Goodell has plans to potentially move the annual event to a different locale. Steelers President Art Rooney II has a place in mind. “Sure, I’d like to see the draft move around (to other cities), and I would love to see it come to Pittsburgh some time,” said Rooney, via the Steelers' official site. “It’s...

Steelers to offer fully chartered cruise to fans

Pittsburgh Steelers fans who have been itching to go explore the open seas will have their chance in March 2014 when a Steelers-themed cruise embarks to the Bahamas.The Steelers have partnered with a Pittsburgh-based travel company to offer fans the opportunity to embark on a six-day cruise along with 20 current and former Steelers players.Some of the notable players include Hines...

Steelers Rank 14th Overall In ESPN 2016 NFL Future Power Rankings

During this time of the offseason there isn't much meaningful news to discuss, unless you are a fan of the New England Patriots, so instead we will discuss the meaningless stuff such as the NFL Future Power Rankings that were posted Wednesday on So what do Steelers fans have to look forward to in 2016? According to the ESPN "experts," the Steelers rank...

Pittsburgh Steelers: Heath Miller, get well soon

Recent headlines are suggesting that Heath Miller, tight end for the Pittsburgh Steelers, may not be ready to play by week 1 of the regular season. The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the Cincinnati Bengals 13-10 in the second-to-last game of the season. Losing this game was detrimental because it caused the Steelers to miss the playoffs. Although not competing in the playoffs was difficult...

Steelers S Ryan Clark Says He’s Still Not Scared Of Ravens QB Joe Flacco

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco had a heck of run through the playoffs last season that culminated with him winning a Super Bowl championship and an MVP award. Flacco has since been rewarded by the Ravens with a six-year, $120.6 million contract, but Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark still doesn't consider him to be one of the top quarterbacks despite his accomplishments...

An inside scoop on Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Landry Jones

Jake Trotter, author of  I Love Oklahoma/ I Hate Texas (Triumph Books 2012), covered  Sooner  football for four years as beat writer for the  Oklahoman  before joining  ESPN’s  Sooner Nation  in 2011.   Trotter,  a native to  Oklahoma City, knows  Oklahoma  football inside and out. He was exactly the guy I wanted for an insider’s opinion on newly signed  Pittsburgh...

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers 2016 Power Rankings, Art Rooney II Comments & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 113 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I open this show by recapping the latest news on New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez as his saga continues to unfold. We also take a look at what the Patriots have lost this offseason on offense. Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II had some comments Wednesday regarding the possibility...

Craig Wolfley Podcastw/ Tom Bradley & Chris Hoke | Steelers Talk

June 20, 2013 Youth football camps and amazing training camp battle stories from Wolf & Hoke. Former Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley and former Steelers Defensive Lineman Chris Hoke join former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman and now broadcaster Craig Wolfley on his podcast. LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD THE PODCAST LINK AT END OF POST: THE [...]

Pittsburgh One Of Many Fine Cities Deserving Of Chance To Host The NFL Draft

By Matthew Marczi With the National Football League’s recent decision to push back the NFL Draft and also hinting at the possibility that the draft could be hosted in cities other than New York City, Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II was quick to suggest that his team’s city would make a fine host for the increasingly media-driven annual spectacle: “Sure, I’d like...
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