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Former Steelers DL Chris Hoke To Be Coaching Intern This Year At Training Camp

Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Chris Hoke announced on Wednesday that he will be a coaching intern for the team this year at training camp. Hoke, who originally signed with the Steelers in 2001 as an undrafted free agent out of BYU, played 11 seasons in Pittsburgh before retiring in January of 2012. "I'm going to do a coaching internship with Coach Mitchell...
Via Steelers Depot
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Hoke Says It Could Take A Year Or Two For Ta’amu To Play In Steelers Scheme

Chris Hoke may have retired this offseason, but he stays active in the media and he joined 93.7 The Fan Thursday morning for an interview. Hoke, who backed up Casey Hampton at nose tackle for  the Pittsburgh Steelers for over a decade, was asked about fourth round draft pick Alameda Ta'amu. Hoke said, "I tell you what, he's going to be a good football player, I don...
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Would Aubrayo Franklin Be A Good Replacement For Chris Hoke?

By Cian Fahey There is a lot of speculation that the Pittsburgh Steelers will pick up a nose tackle for the future in an early round of the upcoming draft. However, the Steelers have lost a veteran contributor at the position since last season and may be looking to add experience and depth instead, or as alongside, a young prospect. Chris Hoke was a long-standing fixture in the...
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April 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers NT Hoke ready to embrace retirement

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Chris Hoke considered going through neck surgery and a lengthy rehabilitation in hopes of coming back for a 12th season. Instead, he opted for retirement, thinking the danger of re-injury wouldn't be fair to his family. The 35-year-old officially called it a career on Wednesday, surrounded by his wife and their four children as well as longtime...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers nose tackle Chris Hoke retires

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Chris Hoke is retiring. The 35-year-old Hoke spent 11 seasons with the Steelers after originally signing with the team as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Brigham Young in 2001. Hoke was a valuable backup during his career. The Steelers went 17-1 in games he started, including a 2-0 mark in 2011. Hoke sustained a neck injury following a 17-13...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers NT Chris Hoke Has Nerve Problem In Neck

Dale Lolley reports this morning that Steelers nose tackle Chris Hoke is struggling to return to game ready action as he tries to recover from his latest stinger suffered against Jaguars. Lolley reports that the issue is that this is the second such stinger that Hoke has suffered in a short period of time and that the nerve sheath still hasn't regenerated. Lolley goes on to suggest...
Via Steelers Depot
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss

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