Two Steelers Training Camp Battles On Special Teams To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe for training camp on Friday and the team will take the field on Saturday. Here is a look at two key training camp battles that will take place over the coming weeks on special teams. Adam Podlesh versus Brad Wing The Steelers head into training camp once again with their punter job wide […] Two Steelers Training Camp Battles On Special...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp Watch: Adam Podlesh vs Brad Wing

The Pittsburgh Steelers punting situation has been a mess since the start of the twenty-first century. Worst of all is that things have only gotten worse in recent seasons including having had five punters on the roster between 2011 and 2013.   Typically punters are an afterthought when it comes to an NFL roster. The Steelers, however, are still trying to find another long-term...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers’ 2014 Training Camp Battle Report: Punters

Yes, you read that right. I’m breaking down the battle between punters Adam Podlesh and Brad Wing. If you know anything about me then you know how serious I am about special teams. You also know how below average the Pittsburgh Steelers have been in this department in recent seasons. Punting has been one of the most glaring problems for the Steelers for some time now as they cannot...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp

With the Steelers beginning Training Camp this Saturday at St. Vincent College in Latrobe there are a lot of questions that have to be answered.  The defense has gotten younger and faster, but can they can force turnovers and make big plays when they need to.  Will new offensive line coach Mike Munchak help this line play up to its potential, and it would help for them to be healthy...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

One Stat The Chicago Bears Ranked Last For That You Didn’t Know

Posted to Chicago BearsEveryone knows how badly the Chicago Bears defense played in 2013, but were you aware of how bad the punting was? The Chicago Bears ranked last in the NFL for punting average at 40.2 yards per – thanks Adam Podlesh. That’s the reason why Adam Podlesh is now a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers and why the Chicago Bears used a 6th round pick on Miami punter...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Improvement in the Steelers’ Kicking Game Can Benefit the Younger Defense

The most  forgotten part of the game of football is the kicking game and while NFL coaches will tell you that they stress its’ importance, kicking or special teams’ miscues are often the difference between a win and a loss. As the Steelers look to make their 3-4 defense younger and faster, they’ll still need to take advantage of every possible thing they can. Improvements...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Punter Battle Already Being Called An ‘Interesting Competition’

A punter battle appears to be in full swing already during the Pittsburgh Steelers OTA practices. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review calls the early offseason battle between veteran Adam Podlesh and youngster Brad Wing an “interesting competition” right now through four practices. Last year at this same time, Drew Butler was battling veteran Brian Moorman for the […] Steelers Punter...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Podlesh Signs with Steelers

Former Jags and Bears punter Adam Podlesh has signed a one-year deal with the Steelers. Click HERE for more.
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears draft a punter, while Lions, Redskins add at kicker

Just three specialists — one punter and two placekickers — were selected in the 2014 NFL Draft. The Bears struck first, taking Miami (Fla.) punter Pat O’Donnell in Round Six (No. 191 overall). Given his status as a draft pick, O’Donnell figures to have every chance to win the job as a rookie. The Bears released Adam Podlesh, their punter from a season ago, in March. The...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers free-agent signings assigned jersey numbers

Don’t act like you weren’t waiting for this, Steelers fans. Some of our Free Agent signing were assigned jersey numbers today and they are as follows: Punter Adam Podlesh – #4 Wide Receiver Lance Moore – #16 Running Back LaGarrette Blount – #27 Outside Linebacker Arthur Moats – #55 WR Darius Heyward-Bey – #85 Defensive Tackle Cam Thomas – #96 Safety Mike Mitchell...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Bears draft a punter?

Currently the Bears have two unproven punters on their roster. Tress Way and Drew Butler are the options to kick for a special teams unit that struggled last year. This means the Bears could draft a punter for the first time since Todd Sauerbrun was drafted back in the second round of the 1995 draft. Adam Podlesh was released because he was making too much money to be so inconsistent...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Have $311,934 In Salary Cap Space After Signing P Adam Podlesh

Judging by the latest NFLPA update, the contract signed on Wednesday by punter Adam Podlesh was a one year, qualifying contract that comes with a reduced cap charge of $570,000. It does not appear as though Podlesh was given a signing bonus due to the cap number only displacing $75,000. Now that the NFLPA has […] Steelers Have $311,934 In Salary Cap Space After Signing P Adam...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking More Pre Draft Visits, Safety Position, Mock Draft & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 95 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd start this show off by talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers signing of punter Adam Podlesh on Wednesday. The Steelers have had a few more draft hopefuls in for pre draft visits so we go over the list and talk a little […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking More Pre Draft Visits, Safety Position, Mock Draft...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers, Podlesh Have A Common Goal In Finding Consistency

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed yet another outside free agent yesterday, bringing their season total to eight. As a street free agent, he won’t have any impact on compensatory picks, assuming he even makes the roster. They added punter Adam Podlesh, who has the distinction of having been drafted ahead of Daniel Sepulveda in the 2007 […] Steelers, Podlesh Have A Common Goal In...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t Dismiss Importance of Podlesh Signing With the Steelers

We as football fans love to poke fun at the kickers and punters but they really are as vital to the success of a team as just about any other position. The Pittsburgh Steelers have played musical chairs at the punter position for the last few years but they may have taken a step towards finally solidifying it. Pittsburgh signed former Chicago Bears’ punter Adam Podlesh today and...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers sign a punter

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed punter Adam Podlesh. Very excited to be part of the storied franchise that is #Steelernation, time to get to work in the black and gold!! — Adam Podlesh (@Adampodlesh08) April 15, 2014 Podlesh played for the Jaguars from 2007-2010 and was the Bears from...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Bears punter Adam Podlesh signs with Steelers

Adam Podlesh and his right leg landed on his feet Tuesday, signing a one-year deal with the Steelers. Podlesh punted for the Bears from 2011-2013 before being terminated in March. With the Bears, he punted 238 times for a 42.3-yard average, landing 82 punts inside the 20-yard line.
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign P Adam Podlesh

The Pittsburgh Steelers added another punter to their offseason roster on Tuesday as Adam Podlesh has been signed to a one-year contract. Podlesh, who was originally drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth-round of the 2007 NFL Draft out of Maryland, was released by the Chicago Bears last month Podlesh had a gross average […] Steelers Sign P Adam Podlesh is a post from...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign Veteran P Adam Podlesh

  Update: We have signed punter Adam Podlesh (@Adampodlesh08) to a one-year contract. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) April 15, 2014   ———- Veteran P Adam Podlesh announced via his Twitter account Tuesday that he has signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Very excited to be part of the storied franchise that is #Steelernation, time to get to work in the black and gold...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Punter Adam Podlesh Lists House After Getting Cut By Bears – $949,000

  Bears punter Adam Podlesh was released from his gig on March 5 after finishing last in the NFL during the 2013 in…
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Emery positions Chicago Bears for the future

The Chicago Bears have made a flurry of moves in the past two weeks, swapping out old free-agent acquisitions like Adam Podlesh, Michael Bush, and Julius Peppers for new additions like Lamarr Houston, Ryan Mundy, and Willie Young. At the end of all these moves, the Chicago Bears are left pretty much capped out for […]The post Phil Emery positions Chicago Bears for the future by...
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March 20, 2014  |  1 Comment

The Bears part ways with Adam Podlesh

Chicago Bears News- The Chicago Bears have said good bye to long time punter Adam Podlesh. He struggled last season with an average of just 40.6 yards per punt. That happened to be dead last in the NFL. He was signed through 2015 but the Bears will look for other opportunities. It Was A Rough 2013 Out of the 68 punts he kicked in 2013, his longest was 65 yards and of course we all...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Off-Season: Podlesh's release gives Bears a bit more flexibility

The Bears decided to cut a familiar face on Wednesday. A day after rumblings that the team had no interest to bring back kick returner Devin Hester after eight seasons in town, the Bears released punter Adam Podlesh. Podlesh still had two years remaining on his five-year, $10 million contract he signed with the Bears during the 2011 off-season. The 30-year-old punter was set...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears part ways with punter Podlesh

The Chicago Bears have terminated the contract of veteran punter Adam Podlesh according to their twitter account today.   LM: #Bears have terminated the contract of veteran punter Adam Podlesh. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) March 5, 2014 Podlesh is a seven-year veteran who signed with Chicago back in 2011. He played with the Jacksonville Jaguars before then. Podlesh has a career...
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March 05, 2014  |  1 Comment

Bears waive P Adam Podlesh

The Chicago Bears announced today the team has terminated the contract of vested veteran punter Adam Podlesh, a move that clears up more than $1 million in cap space in 2014.
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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