JOEY PORTER NEWS

Thank You Joey Porter For Taking A Few Swings At William Green In 2004

During his Friday press conference to officially announce his retirement from the NFL, former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison made it a point to thank his former teammate, Joey Porter, who is currently a defensive assistant with the team. Why? Well, if Porter had not been ejected prior to the kickoff of the Week 10 […] Thank You Joey Porter For Taking A Few Swings...
Via Steelers Depot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Porter settling in as Steelers assistant

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) Former Pro Bowl linebacker Joey Porter is settling into his new job as an assistant with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Porter had 60 sacks while spending seven seasons with the Steelers from 1999-2006, helping the team win the 2006 Super Bowl. He is in his first year as an assistant with Pittsburgh, where he's working with a group of young linebackers he'll...
Via AP on Fox
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A: Joey Porter

Joey Porter has softened just a bit since he played outside linebacker for the Steelers. The new assistant coach answered questions from a mob of reporters Tuesday.
Via pit.scout.com
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Young Linebackers Will Be Moving Their Assets Around In 2014

During the Pittsburgh Steelers first backs on backers drill that took place in training camp this year, defensive assistant Joey Porter made sure that rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier knew one thing. “Speed is your asset!” Porter repeated over and over, according to Will Graves of the Associated Press. Because of Shazier’s speed asset, the […] Steelers Young Linebackers...
Via Steelers Depot
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Steel City Blitz Quick Hitters for July 29th, 2014

Rookie Ryan Shazier continues to impress as Training Camp rolls on. -Today is an off-day for the players but if you’re going to training camp, here is the official steelers.com guide. -Lots of great information came in yesterday about the famous ‘backs on backers’ drill as the first day of pads got underway. Ken Laird of Trib-Live Radio had some of the best observations. ...
Via Steel City Blitz
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Foote Predicts Joey Porter Will Be An NFL Head Coach One Day

Should Pittsburgh Steelers defensive assistant and former outside linebacker Joey Porter ever become a head coach in the NFL, you can credit his former teammate Larry Foote as being the first to go on record and predicting it would happen. “I think he’s going to be a head coach in this league one day,” Foote […] Larry Foote Predicts Joey Porter Will Be An NFL Head Coach...
Via Steelers Depot
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

For New Steelers Coach Joey Porter, Pass Rushing Starts With Belief

If the Pittsburgh Steelers defense expects their secondary to improve in 2014, they will have to first get considerable improvement from their pass rush. That means second-year right outside linebacker Jarvis Jones has to do a better job of getting after the quarterback than he did during his rookie season. In order to get the […] For New Steelers Coach Joey Porter, Pass Rushing...
Via Steelers Depot
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Porter Happy To Be “Back Home” In Pittsburgh

Former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Joey Porter is finally “back home”, as he put it, and while everybody appears to be happy about it, nobody can match his own enthusiasm for his latest employment opportunity. But yesterday was the first time he could talk about how happy he is to be back, because the Steelers […] Joey Porter Happy To Be “Back Home” In Pittsburgh...
Via Steelers Depot
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers OTA Video Starring Defensive Assistant Joey Porter

Some video from the Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday OTA practice has now been posted by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and it features new defensive assistant Joey Porter right in the middle of the action. It’s not hard to recognize that voice of Peezy’s when attempting to draw off the defense offsides with a cadence. […] Steelers OTA Video Starring Defensive Assistant...
Via Steelers Depot
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Porter’s Coaching Success Hinges On Jarvis Jones’ Production

After the Pittsburgh Steelers selected linebacker Jordan Zumwalt in the sixth round of the NFL Draft, linebackers coach Keith Butler addressed the media about the pick. Given the amount of change that has taken place among the linebackers over the past couple seasons, of course, there were plenty of questions for Butler to answer beyond […] Joey Porter’s Coaching Success Hinges...
Via Steelers Depot
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach Peezy Now Rides With A Diploma

New Pittsburgh Steelers defensive assistant and former linebacker Joey Porter was excused from a few of the rookie minicamp practices over the weekend in order to attend his graduation from Colorado State. Saturday night, Porter attended his graduation ceremony after earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal arts from the school that he played […] Coach Peezy Now Rides With...
Via Steelers Depot
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Porter could be a key contributor to Steelers coaching staff

Mike Munchak may have been the most important addition to the Steelers coaching staff but Joey Porter could be just as influential. The ex-Steelers linebacker has a legacy of having a large personality with the play to back it up. While going from one of the Steelers most out-spoken stars to a teacher and mentor may seem like a leap, it's one that Porter has taken to since...
Via Black and Gold Forever
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Young Linebackers Impressed With Coach Porter

With the beginning of phase one of the offseason program this past week, players are getting a chance to really meet their teammates in a work environment for the first time. But they’re also getting to know their coaches as well. That includes former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Joey Porter, who is now a defensive […] Young Linebackers Impressed With Coach Porter...
Via Steelers Depot
April 25, 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
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