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Tomlin: 'That’s the end of August football,' now on to the real games

The Pittsburgh Steelers, as a whole, hardly impressed in the preseason, capped off by 10-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers. based on the collective disappointment from fans and pundits, it's a wonder the team managed to win one of their four preseason contests. But worry not, head coach Mike Tomlin says... The preseason, a time when coaches do a lot of experimenting, is behind...
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Questions still remain on if Landry Jones is 3rd string for Pittsburgh Steelers: Mike Tomlin responds on the situation

The final pre-season game the Pittsburgh Steelers lost 10-0 against the Carolina Panthers, at Heinz Field. The only thing starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger placed on his head, was a baseball cap, as he watched from the sidelines. Bruce Gradkowski separates Roethlisberger from Landry Jones, on the depth chart. Little question regarding his status as the go-to-guy, if Roethl...
Via College2Pro.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 things we learned from Steelers-Panthers

Following the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 10-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers, the time has finally arrived for Mike Tomlin, Kevin Colbert and the rest of the staff to cut down the roster and form the 53-man group that will take the team into their regular season opener against the Cleveland Browns. Here’s a look at what we learned about the final shaping of that roster against Carolina...
Via The Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Funniest Fantasy Football Team Names of 2014

With the start of the 2014 NFL regular season just about a week away, excitement is sweeping across the country as players, coaches and fans of all 32 teams get pumped up for real game action and their team’s chances of taking the next step. Fantasy football owners are equally excited to make a statement this season. Coming up with a championship-caliber roster can be a real challenge...
Via Gridiron Grit
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin says Steelers' troubles stopping the run are 'self-inflicted wounds'

The Philadelphia rushed for 182 yards and averaged 5.2 yards per carry last week against the Pittsburgh Steelers and left some wondering after the team's dress rehearsal. Coach Mike Tomlin said that he didn't put much stock in the numbers and that the coaching staff was evaluating personnel while the mistakes were 'self inflicted.' With young players learning...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Steeler owns two homes that were busted for drugs

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former Steelers cornerback Deshea Townsend owns two homes that were recently busted for drug activity. The former Steelers cornerback who owns a Mount Washington home that was the site of a drug bust this summer also owns a property in Ross where police arrested people on drug charges last year. Deshea Townsend, 38, has not been implicated...
Via Pro Football Zone
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

12 Steelers Players To Watch Closely In The Preseason Finale

The Pittsburgh Steelers will close out their 2014 preseason schedule Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers at Heinz Field and below are several players worth keeping a close eye on in this game. Darrius Heyward-Bey – After the praise that Heyward-Bey received from head coach Mike Tomlin during his Tuesday press conference, I expect that […] 12 Steelers Players To Watch...
Via Steelers Depot
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clarion Golden Eagles TE Mike Deitrick with NFL DNA studies Pittsburgh Steelers Heath Miller

Both (of us) playing tight end it is easy for me to be critical of any mistake he may make, says Clarion Golden Eagles, Mike Deitrick in response to what may ignite him and his younger brother Zach to get competitive. Two brothers at the same position on the same football team. That usually sets him off but he is just as critical of me so it balances out. Younger brother Zach wil...
Via College2Pro.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Martavis Bryant

Although the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t necessarily counting on rookie receiver Martavis Bryant to become an integral part of the offense in his first year, Ben Roethlisberger and the rest of the offense would certainly like to see him force his way into the equation. His performances thus far in the first three preseason games have […] Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Martavis...
Via Steelers Depot
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Ben Roethlisberger Mistakes

In the first two preseason games, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was not asked to carry out many difficult throws, but he was proficient. In his four drives, he completed nine of 13 passes for 174 yards and two touchdowns while avoiding sacks. The offense scored 17 points on those four drives. Against the Philadelphia […] Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Ben...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers won’t suspend Bell or Blount

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,  the Steelers will not be suspending either Le’Veon Bell or LeGarrette Blount. All anyone needs to do is look at what has happened in similar marijuana possession instances to know what will happen. The NFL will allow the legal process to play out and then Roger Goodell might issue at most a one-game suspension. He usually...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  1 Comment

Steelers worked out former U.S. Army Ranger

Alejandro Villanueva just wants an opportunity to live out his dream. After returning from Iraq as a United States Army Ranger, Villanueva enlisted in the Regional combine. After an impressive showing the 6’7 defensive end was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles. Well today Villanueva worked out with the Pittsburgh Steelers, just a few days after […] The post Steelers worked out...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014 AFC North Team Previews

Pittsburgh Steelers - Covered by Jim Racalto Key pickups – FS Mike Mitchell, RB LeGarrette Blount, WR Lance Moore, LB Arthur Moats, DT Cam Thomas, CB Brice McCain, WR Darrius Heyward-Bey,  Key losses – LB LaMarr Woodley, SS Ryan Clark, WR Emmanuel Sanders, WR Jerricho Cotchery, DE Ziggy Hood, DE Al Woods, DE Brett Keisel Off-season - The Steelers were far more active in free...
Via Down and Distance
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Final Battles to make the Pittsburgh Steelers 53-man roster

Thursday night may the last time several Pittsburgh Steelers players suit up, in a lockerroom. Hard pill to swallow. Most of these guys have played football since Pee-Wee or Pop Warner, and now the curtain likely is closing. People joke all the time about how the pre-season is worthless and why play that silly contest, where fans are paying top dollar to watch back-ups. Most b...
Via College2Pro.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

First Wave of Cuts Complete

In addition to the nine players the Steelers released earlier today, six more players got their pink slips today to get down to the mandated 75-man roster limit. On their way out this afternoon were: OL Chris Elkins OL Emannuel McCray DL Hebron Fangupo DL Brian Arnfelt RB Tauren Poole LS Luke Ingram With Poole’s release, the Steelers’ running backs are limited to Le’Veon...
Via Blitzburgh Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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