Found September 21, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
The latest video installment of NFL Films Presents features Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel and his beard as he talks about how hockey playoff beards was the inspiration for growing it initially and how it continues to have its own cult following as well. [flv: 480 368] Read more [...]

Roethlisberger a master on 3rd downs, but how long can it last?

If there’s one thing that an offense hates, other than turnovers, it’s 3rd and long. You make yourself much more predictable to the defense and let’s face it, most teams don’t have many 3rd and 20 plays in their offensive game plan. The Steelers have been making a living out of converting large down and distance situations through the first 2 weeks of the season, but how...

Steelers Injured Players Update Report – Week 3

Below is a player by player look at the Pittsburgh Steelers from an overall health perspective as they prepare to take on the Oakland Raiders. A complete rundown of the players currently on the injury report this past week. James Harrison (knee) - Harrison failed to practice any for a second full week in a row and you have to wonder what might be really be going on with his knee...

NFL picks Week 3: Pick 3 against the spread

The NFL schedule makers should be applauded for the effort they put into the 2012 season. Week 3 has a number of exciting matchup’s which has left most of us scratching our heads as to who could win. In many situations the result could go either way and because of that we see 11 of the 16 NFL games underneath 3.5 points. Unless you feel strongly on one side or the other, taking...

Rashard Mendenhall will likely return by week 5

According to Josh Katzowitz of, Jason La Canfora has reported that Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall likely won’t make his 2012 debut until week five. The good news is that Mendenhall has been practicing.  It looks like the Steelers chose to keep him on the roster instead of placing him on the PUP list so they could have him practice.  This gives him time...

Report: Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Fined $21,000 For Hit On Jets QB Mark Sanchez

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons has been fined $21,000 for his first half hit this past Sunday on New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, according to Joe Starkey of 93.7 The Fan. The play in question happened on 3rd down with 13:51 left in the first half. Sanchez rolled out to the right side and appeared at first as if he was going to try to run with the ball...

Troy Polamalu likely out this week as well

According to Jason La Canfora, via Josh Katzowitz of CBS Sports, Steelers safety Troy Polamalu will likely once again be out this week with a calf injury, along with teammate James Harrison. The good news is that the Steelers are playing a woeful Raiders team this week.

Steelers' Aerial Attack Ready for Takeoff

The Steelers have a big matchup advantage today against the cornerback-depleted Oakland Raiders. The question is: Will they turn Ben Roethlisberger and his boys loose.

Fantasy Football Week 3: Steelers vs. Raiders

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders are both adapting to this new style of NFL.Both teams historically established the runfirst then looked to pass second.With the new way of the NFL which almost seems to be pass first then turn to run, the Steelers and Raiders are both leaning more towards that trend as well.Through two weeks the Raiders have looked terrible, losing to the...

Standard Bearers for Excellence

The Steelers aren't comfortable without their key players, but they have no other option but to master the situation. Mike Prisuta explains.
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