Why We Now Know That Signing the Steelers Veterans Was Imperative

Keith Srakocic/Associated Press The Steelers re signed two of their most prominent, older players this off-season.  I like the move, but there are reasons why some fans still believe it wasn’t such a good idea.  First, every Steelers fan should like it, because if the Steelers were to get rid of these guys for younger players, it would of signaled a shift from the Steelers focusing...
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NFL Draft: Steelers could trade up for WR Mike Evans

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost Emmanuel Sanders and Jerricho Cotchery, who combined for 113 catches, 1,342 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2013, this offseason, and are in need of a tall receiver. According to Scott Brown of, the only way the Steelers, who have the No. 15 overall pick, move up in the draft would be to select wide receiver Mike Evans of Texas A&M. “A couple...
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Former Steelers RB Baron Batch Paints Very Colorful Troy Polamalu Portrait

Many of you are well aware that former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Baron Batch is now a full-time artist. One of his latest paintings is of his former Steelers teammate Troy Polamalu and he recently released a time-lapsed video of the creation of it. The entire video is four and a half minutes long and […] Former Steelers RB Baron Batch Paints Very Colorful Troy Polamalu...
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Pittsburgh Steelers likely looking to carry on HOF tradition with first pick of NFL Draft

A few years ago HOF running back Eric Dickerson was at Heinz Field in the Pittsburgh Steelers lockerroom. What he said then makes a lot of sense now in where the Pittsburgh Steelers may look to go with their first pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Believe it or not I was a Steelers fan growing up, said Eric Dickerson. In Dickerson's second season, in the NFL, he played at T...
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

"I definitely try to pattern my game after Troy Polamalu," says FS Avery Cunningham

"I definitely try to pattern my game after Troy Polamalu," said Central Michigan Avery Cunningham. Cunningham finished third on the team ins tackles (76), in 2013. Especially during his earlier year, said Cunningham describing Polamalu's ability to, run sideline to sideline. The Chippewas team captain appeared in 43 straight games. Showing the durability and leadership qualities t...
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers have veteran safety Louis Delmas in for visit

Today the Pittsburgh Steelers brought in Louis Delmas formally of the Detroit Lions for a work out. According to pro football talk, Delmas will be visiting them today. Could this be the end of Troy Polamalu? @ProFootballTalk: Former Lions safety Louis Delmas is visiting the Steelers today, per league source.The post Steelers have veteran safety Louis Delmas in for visit appeared...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers make it ‘goal’ to have Polamalu retire with team

For the better part of 12 seasons, Troy Polamalu has been the face -- and hair -- of Dick LeBeau's usually vaunted Steelers defense. Don't look for that to change any time soon. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, team president Art Rooney II has made it his "goal" to ensure Polamalu retires as a Steeler. This nugget was buried at the bottom of the Gazette...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers ready to cut ties with Troy Polamalu?

Troy Polamalu turns 33 in April and is in the last year of his contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to, Polamalu played 1,041 snaps, the most of anyone on the Steelers in 2013. Scheduled to make $8.25 million, Art Rooney II wants Troy to finish his career with the team he started with. But as Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans wait to see what transpires to the roster...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steelers Hog Alan Faneca ran a marathon in 3:56 (PHOTO)

After dropping more than 100 pounds since retiring from the NFL in 2011, former offensive lineman Alan Faneca ran his first marathon Sunday in 3:56:17. This is a great accomplishment, especially when you look at former NFL players like Matt Birk and Faneca dropping weight to stay in good health. Faneca, 37, started training for […]The post Former Steelers Hog Alan Faneca ran a...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Good News: Polamalu Is Still Fast; Bad News: Polamalu Will Get Fined

If there was ever a doubt about how good of shape Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is in right now, all you have to do is watch his closing speed on the Saturday night hit on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith. The down side to the hit, however, is that Polamalu will surely be […] Good News: Polamalu Is Still Fast; Bad News: Polamalu Will Get Fined is a post from...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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