Found January 01, 2013 on
Steel City Blitz:
When things aren’t going the way you want them to for extended periods of time it becomes very easy to get pessimistic. Criticizing becomes almost too easy and finding people to blame becomes as easy shooting fish in a barrel. I know I fell into this category during the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers’ season of tumult which has seen our beloved black ‘n gold go 8-8 and miss the playoffs. Knowing they aren’t playing this weekend is just bizarre. I don’t know any other way to put it. With that said, there were some things to be optimistic about and some positives that I believe this team can build around. There were some obviously great performances like Heath Miller and Shaun Suisham but here are a few that didn’t get quite the recognition. Cortez Allen – Under most circumstances, I would have led off with Keenan Lewis here because he had a very nice season himself but I’m not so sure he’ll be back. Lewis is a free agent who may have priced himself too high for the Steelers. That’s where A...
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In 2013 the Pittsburgh Steelers will have six players that will be in the final year of their current contract and below is a breakdown of those players.
Ryan Clark - Clark had a career high in total tackles in 2012 with 102 of which 72 were of the solo variety. It was the second season in a row that he broke the 100 tackle barrier. Clark also recorded 2 interceptions, 2 forced...
Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason and he appears to be ready to test the market and shop his services.
According to Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Twitter, Lewis made it known that the Steelers "made a mistake" by not offering him a multi-year deal before the 2012 season.
On Tuesday Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis refuted a report by Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that quoted the soon-to-be unrestricted free agent as saying that the team "made a mistake" by not offering him a multi-year deal before the 2012 season.
On Wednesday Lewis talked more about his situation heading into the offseason and how he indeed...
By Jeremy Hritz
The NFL Draft is slowly becoming the focus for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the 2012 season nears completion and soon, end of the year evaluations of players will begin. The Steelers are a team that build through the draft, and in the 2013 season, the team will be counting on several of their previous draft picks to assert themselves in the starting line-up. Never...
The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cleveland Browns 24-10 in Pittsburgh today and therefore ended the season at 8-8. A far cry from what many expected this season to be sure. Ben Roethlisberger rebounded from a tough end to the Bengals’ game by throwing for less than 200 yards, but tossed three touchdowns and most importantly, he ended the game healthy. Read the timeline of any...
The Pittsburgh Steelers spent all fall claiming the chatter generated by various off-the-field issues was only so much background noise.
Through Mike Wallace's contract status to the relationship between quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and Todd Haley to the injury problems that kept bold-faced players out of the lineup for long stretches, the Steelers insisted they were focused...
Mike Tomlin is already working on the 2013 season with exit interviews and the acquisition of information from above and below. He talked about it today.
2013 is here and unfortunately there will be no playoffs for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
With the 2012 season behind us I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for all of the great support given to my site. The traffic tripled this year over last and I greatly appreciate that.
The podcast is wrapping up its third season and also had a huge spike in listeners. It is amazing...
Season 3, Episode 63 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by talking a little about the Pittsburgh Steelers injured player list heading into the offseason as well as the season finale win over the Cleveland Browns. Mike Tomlin had a few nuggets in his Monday press conference that we try to decipher and we also ponder who may or may not be a candidate for...
The Cleveland Browns crawled into Heinz Field Sunday. The Browns were without their star running back Trent Richardson.They were without their starting quarterback and their second-string quarterback. And their coach was coaching his last game on the Browns' sideline. The Pittsburgh Steelers came into the game having squandered their playoff hopes last week. They were without...