Found June 21, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
The Top 100 Players of 2012 rolled on last night as players 11-20 were revealed. I am not a big fan of these list as I question their legitimacy for the most part. Several players have claimed not to have voted since the network started the top 100 last off-season and that is why I smell a rat. I like the concept that the NFL Network has, it's just I think they made up the list on their own for the most part. Sure a few players might have voted, but likely not as many as one might be led to believe. One aspect of the show that I do like is the comments made by other players about the ranked player Read more [...]

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Hritz: 2012 Steelers Season Prediction # 2: Post Draft, OTAs, & Mini-Camp Edition

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In 2011 the Steelers fielded the oldest defense in the NFL and the 13th oldest offense in the NFL. They have already made many changes to both sides of the ball lowering the average age on both sides of the ball. After the Steelers 35-7 loss to the Baltimore Ravens during the first week of the 2011 Continue

Steelers offense: Early struggles or early success?

What is the actual expectation of Haley and the offense? What if the Steelers lose the first few games? What if the losses are high scoring games in the 30′s, but the defense gives it away? What happens if they get blown out early as contrasted by low scoring games? The new offense may have a ton of potential but there is also going to be growing pains, to think that there won’t...

Heath Miller Should be Targeted More in 2012

2011 may have been the year of the tight end with players such as Rob Gronkowski, of the Patriots, and Jimmy Graham, of the Saints, showing that a new-breed of tight end is upon us. The Steelers don’t have one of the new-breed fast and athletic tight ends, but they do have an exciting weapon i Continue

On the Steelers; Home games belong in Pittsburgh, not Ireland

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