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NFL agent Marlon Sullivan arrested in murder-for-hire plot

NFLPA-certified agent for the Novo Agency, Marlon Sullivan is familiar with persuading football players to signing their name on a contract to make him their agent. He is also reportedly familiar to selling weapons without a license, distributing narcotics and murder for hire. In an unanticipated development to the already intricate web of accusations in California with Democratic...
Via cover32
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Have Large Contingent Present For Notre Dame Pro Day

The Notre Dame Pro Day is taking place on Thursday and the Pittsburgh Steelers have a large contingent there watching and even participating in the day's events. Eric Edholm of Yahoo Sports reports that he's spotted general manager Kevin Colbert, head coach Mike Tomlin and new defensive assistant Joey Porter in attendance Thursday to talk to and observe top-rated Irish draft...
Via Steelers Depot
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Steel City Blitz
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mini Pony of the Day 3-5-14

Thanks to WTAE's Sally Wiggin for this, via Sean. Sally says: Could not resist tweeting this oh-so-cute pony pic! Meet Miss Quidditch just adopted from a herd at Penn Veterinary Sally Wiggin and mini ponies are two of the greatest things in Pittsburgh history, the latter being introduced by yours truly and Joey Porter's killer dogs. The former being an absolute...
Via PSAMP
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Assistant Joey Porter On Hand To Watch Pro Day Of Buffalo LB Khalil Mack

The University of Buffalo held their Pro Day Tuesday indoors at the Buffalo Bills practice facility and the Pittsburgh Steelers had representatives on hand to observe top-rated outside linebacker Khalil Mack go through the paces. New Steelers defense assistant and former linebacker Joey Porter was present for the action on Tuesday along with pro scouting coordinator Brandon Hunt...
Via Steelers Depot
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Porter returns, an homage to Jeter and is Mendenhall the worst RB pick?

Check out below for some of the week’s best NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers articles from cover32 and cover32/pit! Pittsburgh Steelers - Would an expanded NFL Playoff format be that big of a deal? (READ) - The Pittsburgh Steelers welcomed an old face to their coaching staff in Joey Porter. (READ) - Do we expect too much from our athletes? (READ) - Top 5 best plays by a Pittsburgh Steeler...
Via cover32 - Steelers
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Porter back on Defense with Steelers….as a coach

Terry Fletcher Pittsburgh Steelers Writer Today the Pittsburgh Steelers named former defensive LB, and 4x Pro Bowler, Joey Porter to their coaching staff. Porter was a key part of the defense that lead the Steelers to their 6th Lombardi in Super Bowl XL in the 2008 season. Porter is considered to be one of the toughest and grittiest players on the defensive side of the ball. In watching...
Via TopSportsReport
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Colbert Looks Forward To What Porter Can Add To The Pass Rush Of Worilds And Jones

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert is making his media rounds this week prior to leaving for scouting combine and on Thursday he was interviewed on DVE Radio. During the interview, Colbert was asked to comment again on former linebacker Joey Porter being hired this past week as a defensive assistant and his response was interesting. "Having known Joey when he...
Via Steelers Depot
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Porter Hire, Colbert Comments, Draft Talk With Dane Brugler & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 78 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start things off by talking about former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter being added to the coaching staff as a defensive assistant and how that move might help improve the play and production of Jarvis Jones as well as helping the locker room from a leadership standpoint. General manager Kevin...
Via Steelers Depot
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Joey Porter’s return, Michael Sam and Tebow?

Wednesday is that time of week where I get to answer questions from all over Steeler Nation. What’s in store this week? Let’s find out: Glad to see Joey Porter back in the ‘burgh. What kind of impact do you see him having? —Jorge in Pittsburgh Thanks for the question Jorge. I love the pick up too. A writer on cover32/pit wrote a great article Tuesday about Porter’s return...
Via cover32 - Steelers
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Do any free agent running backs fit with the Pittsburgh Steelers?

Earlier in the week, cover32 released it’s list of Top 10 running backs coming out of the draft this year. Today they just released a list of the Top 10 free agent running backs. No Steelers made the list, but is there anyone who would look dapper wearing the black and gold? For me, I wouldn’t mind seeing former Minnesota Viking Toby Gerhart or former Patriot LeGarrett Blount...
Via cover32 - Steelers
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Impact of Joey Porter Needs to Be Tempered

I’m just as excited as everyone else is that former Steelers’ linebacker Joey Porter is back with the organization but let’s slow down a bit. He has been hired to be a defensive assistant and his immediate responsibilities have not been made fully clear yet, but I think we can assume he’ll be working with the linebackers. I saw a lot of comments yesterday about the fact that...
Via Steel City Blitz
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Welcome back to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Joey Porter

Joey Porter left the Colorado State University football team to join the Pittsburgh Steelers. Only this time he’s doing it as a coach. Porter was named a defensive assistant coach, the team announced Tuesday. Pittsburgh picked Porter with the 73rd overall selection in the 1999 NFL Draft from CSU. He didn’t start playing defense until his junior year. Porter originally attended...
Via cover32 - Steelers
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers bring on Joey Porter as an Assistant Coach

Former Pittsburgh Steelers star linebacker Joe Porter has been hired by the team as a defensive assistant coach, per Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest.  In 13 NFL seasons with the Steelers (1999-2006), Dolphins (2007-09) and Cardinals (2010-11), Porter recorded a whopping 595 tackles with 98.0 sacks, 22 forced fumbles and 12 interceptions. Joey Porter hired by @Steelers as a defensive...
Via Gridiron Grit
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Porter Will Look To Put A Chip On The Shoulder Of Jarvis Jones

The addition of former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter to the coaching staff on Tuesday certainly came out of the blue and if the mere reason he was hired is to help get the most out of outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, I applaud it. Jones, who the Steelers selected in the first-round of the 2013 NFL Draft out of Georgia, had a pretty uneventful rookie season in Pittsburgh...
Via Steelers Depot
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Bring Back Joey Porter To Teach The Way Of Peezy

Ever since Peezy left the game, the game went soft. Coincidence? I think not. There’s been an overall pussification in the NFL over the last few years and it’s time to unpussify this *****. Now that the Seahawks just won a Super Bowl by beating that ass and talkin’ loud, the copycats in the copycat league are hard at work trying to bring a mean streak back to they defense....
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers bring back Joey Porter as coach

Former All-Pro linebacker Joey Porter has rejoined the Pittsburgh Steelers as a defensive assistant coach. Porter joined the Steelers staff after receiving his first coaching experience at his alma mater last season as a student assistant on Colorado State coach Jim McElwain's staff while taking classes to complete his degree. Porter worked with the Rams' pass rushers,...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Joey Porter is back with the Steelers, Michael Sam to the ‘burgh?

#SteelerNation was buzzing this morning on twitter with this big news on the #Steelers coaching front: THIS JUST IN: Steelers name former LB Joey Porter a defensive assistant coach. pic.twitter.com/SFJeOKMRIW — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) February 11, 2014 It’ll be good to see No. 55 back in the black and gold and I agree with what this man says: This will be good for Jarvis RT @BobLabriola...
Via cover32 - Steelers
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Porter is Back in the Burgh

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced earlier today that they have hired former Steelers’ linebacker Joey Porter as a defensive assistant. Porter played eight years in Pittsburgh and recorded 60 career sacks. He would later spend time in Miami and Arizona before retiring. I’m going on the record right now by saying I love this hire. Porter was an emotional and fiery leader of the...
Via Steel City Blitz
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Hire Former LB Joey Porter To The Coaching Staff

The Pittsburgh Steelers added another coach to their staff on Tuesday as former linebacker Joey Porter has been hired to be an a defensive assistant. “We are excited about having Joey back with the Steelers’ family,” said head coach Mike Tomlin in a statement. “Joey spent a number of years with Pittsburgh as a player, and now he’s back to assist the coaching staff. We...
Via Steelers Depot
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Porter named a Defensive Assistant Coach

The Steelers have named Joey Portera defensive assistant coach, it was announced today. “We are excited about having Joey back with the Steelers’ family,” said Head Coach Mike Tomlin. “Joey spent a number of years with Pittsburgh as a player, and now he’s back to assist the coaching staff. We look forward to his efforts and contributions.” Porter is entering his 14th...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Hire Joey Porter as Defensive Asst Coach

The Steelers are bring back on of their more popular defensive players in recent memory back. As a coach. Joey Porter is coming back to Pittsburgh as a defensive assistant coach: #Steelers have hired Joey Porter as a defensive assistant. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) February 11, 2014 The Steelers cut him in 2007 but it’s good to see him return “home.”
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The Salary Cap And The Fear Of Letting Go

By Matthew Marczi Anybody who follows the Pittsburgh Steelers with any degree of depth is well aware of the fact that they have had salary cap issues for several seasons now, which is generally the territory every team with a franchise quarterback will eventually face. This is not necessarily a major obstacle for a team disciplined upon the notion of growing a team from within, primarily...
Via Steelers Depot
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Attitude, Leadership Both Lacking on This Steelers’ Team

Do you remember when Joey Porter bloodied the lip of Browns’ running back William Green before a game in Cleveland in 2004? Do you remember Jack Lambert throwing Cliff Harris to the ground in Super Bowl X after Harris started taunting kicker Roy Gerela? Do you remember Steelers’ teams that used to go on the road with a chip on their shoulder and fire in their eyes? Do you remember...
Via Steel City Blitz
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Joey Porter arrested on a 14-year-old warrant

About a week ago I wrote an article about Joey Porter returning to Colorado St to earn his degree. On arrival to Colorado though Joey Porter faced a slight road bump according to a report. Back when Joey Porter was in college in 1999, he was arrested for speeding and driving with a suspended license. He missed his last court appearance and the warrant was issued.-Black Sports Online...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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