Former Steelers’ WR Limas Sweed Now In The Coaching Realm

Once upon a time, the Pittsburgh Steelers had their faithful fan base in an uproar, as the team seemingly had a gift wrapped present slide to them in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft in the form of wide receiver Limas Sweed, hailing from the University of Texas. A size-speed specimen at 6-foot-4 and […] Former Steelers’ WR Limas Sweed Now In The Coaching Realm is a post...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: 2008 Draft Class Grade in Review

Part one of a seven part series, examining and grading the past six Steelers' draft classes, before looking at all the classes comprehensively.Pittsburgh Steelers 2008 Draft ClassDraft Picks#23 RB Rashard Mendenhall, Illinois#53 WR Limas Sweed, Texas#88 LB Bruce Davis, UCLA#130 OT Tony Hills, Texas#156 QB Dennis Dixon, Oregon#188 LB Mike Humpal, Iowa#194 S Ryan Mundy, WVUBy The NumbersSteelers...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steelers WR Limas Sweed Released By Ottawa Redblacks

The career of former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed is over with the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League. Well, it actually never started, as the former second-round draft pick was released Wednesday by the expansion franchise. This was Sweed's second failed attempt at playing north of the border as the Saskatchewan Roughriders […] Former Steelers WR...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WR a BIG need in Pittsburgh

                                                                                                                                  WR is a BIG Need in Pittsburgh   I wonder just how many remember the name Limas Sweed ? I know he is out of the NFL and has...
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March 17, 2014  |  2 Comments

Mendenhall Retirement Should Serve as a Reminder to Steelers

Former Steelers’ running back Rashard Mendenhall retired this week at the age of 26. Is it really possible to actually retire at that age? I guess it is and we should all be so lucky. Despite not playing for the Steelers last season (he played in Arizona), the bulk of Mendenhall’s career was spent in the Steel City. For most of his five seasons he was the feature back in the...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Curtis Brown: maybe everything isn’t better in Texas—at least for the Steelers

In today’s pass-happy NFL, it’s imperative to find and develop players, on both offense and defense, who will be able to help your team excel in that area. If you’re an NFL general manager, coach or scout, and you want to find a stud receiver to help your offense or a stud cornerback to improve your secondary, what better division I school to search for such hot commodities...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steelers WR Limas Sweed Catches On With The Ottawa Redblacks

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed apparently hasn't given up on playing football just yet. On Monday the Ottawa Redblacks of the CFL announced that they signed Sweed, who was drafted in the second-round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Steelers. Just last June, the Saskatchewan Roughriders placed Sweed on the team's suspended list after he walked off the practice field...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mention Of Limas Sweed Sparks Tomlin’s Ire

By Matthew Marczi Yesterday at head coach Mike Tomlin’s weekly press conference—during which he was abnormally forthright and ingratiating—one reporter was so swept up in the new and improved Tomlin Experience that he was lulled into a false sense of security. In his docile state, he even went so far as to evoke the name […] Mention Of Limas Sweed Sparks Tomlin’s Ire is...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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