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Where Are They Now? The 2008 Pittsburgh Steelers (Defense/Special Teams)

It’s been five seasons since the Pittsburgh Steelers last hoisted the Lombardi Trophy and stood as football’s ultimate champions. It feels like only yesterday, yet so much has changed. Since that victory, the only Steelers still on the team are Ben Roethlisberger, Ike Taylor, Troy Polamalu, Greg Warren, Heath Miller, and Lawrence Timmons. William Gay and Matt Spaeth each served...
Via Blitzburgh Blog
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Recapping The Steelers Free Agency Signings During The Kevin Colbert Era – 2007 Season

The 2014 free agency signing period is getting ever nearer and in preparation for it, we will continue on with our look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers free agent signings dating back to 2000, when Kevin Colbert became the general manager. So far we have recapped the first seven years of Colbert's tenure in Pittsburgh as it relates to the signing of free agents from other teams...
Via Steelers Depot
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans DC Horton invoking 'hybrid' approach to halting offenses

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- New Titans defensive coordinator Ray Horton has a phrase to describe where his NFL style of play is heading. Horton calls it "basketball on grass" because of the size, length and speed of the offensive playmakers. He also uses a league buzzword to describe his defensive alignment. Is it the traditional 4-3? Or will the Titans change to a 3-4, which in...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans Hire Former Steelers DL Nick Eason As Assistant Defensive Line Coach

A former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman is now a coach for the Tennessee Titans as Nick Eason was hired Thursday as a defensive line assistant by new head coach Ken Whisenhunt. Eason was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft out of Clemson, but his rookie season was cut short by an Achilles injury suffered in training camp. Eason was released...
Via Steelers Depot
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans name Eason assistant defensive line coach

After playing for Ken Whisenhunt with the Arizona Cardinals, Nick Eason will get a chance to work alongside him as a Tennessee Titans assistant defensive line coach. The Titans announced Thursday through a team release that Eason has joined Whisenhunt's staff. Eason spent the final two seasons of his NFL playing career as a defensive lineman for Arizona in 2011-12 while Whisenhunt...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Bengals – Second Half Notes And Observations – Week 15

By Matthew Marczi Bad overpursuit by Terence Garvin on the opening kickoff of the second half. Allowed the runner about a dozen extra yards. The Bengals were beating themselves down with penalties all night. Andrew Whitworth, out of position at guard, was flagged twice. Nice job by Ryan Clark of allowing Jermaine Gresham to bounce right off him for extra yards. His ineptitude allowed...
Via Steelers Depot
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Heath Miller Wins Steelers Ed Block Courage Award For 2013

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that tight end Heath Miller was voted by his teammates as the winner of the 2013 Ed Block Courage Award, an award presented annually to a player who has fought back from an injury or tough circumstance. Miller will be presented the award at the 21st annual Arthur J. Rooney Courage House Luncheon Nov. 5. "It’s an honor to win...
Via Steelers Depot
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals season preview: Defensive line

TEMPE, Ariz. Until the Cardinals can shore up their run defense, the defensive line will come under scrutiny despite its wealth of talent. The Cardinals finished 29th against the run last season (137 yards per game), and that simply wont do. Previous defensive coordinator Ray Horton said those numbers were overrated and that points allowed and turnovers were the keys to a successful...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals season preview: Defensive line

TEMPE, Ariz. Until the Cardinals can shore up their run defense, the defensive line will come under scrutiny despite its wealth of talent. The Cardinals finished 29th against the run last season (137 yards per game), and that simply wont do. Previous defensive coordinator Ray Horton said those numbers were overrated and that points allowed and turnovers were the keys to a successful...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Players react to Petersons MVP season and Top 100 ranking

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson is the reigning NFL MVP and was named the league's top player in a poll of the league's players.The league's players voted in a ranking released Thursday night on NFL Network. How inspiring was Peterson's return from major knee surgery to win the MVP and falling just eight yards shy of the single-season rushing record? Just see...
Via Fox Sports North
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

The players still available at key positions for Patriots

The Patriots came into the off-season with needs on the defensive line, secondary, offensive line and wide receiver. They've made signings in all of those areas except for the defensive line. Two of those four areas have been pretty well taken care of. In the secondary, they've taken strides to at least keep the status quo with the re-signings of Aqib Talib and Kyle Arrington...
Via Patriots Life
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Free Agents List

Below is an unofficial list of each teams’ potential unrestricted (UFA) and restricted (RFA) 2013 NFL free agents. The free-agency period will begin on March 12. Arizona Cardinals Unrestricted free agents: Mike Adams, CB; D’Anthony Batiste, OL; Nick Eason, DE; Quentin Groves, LB; Vonnie Holliday, DE; Brian Hoyer, QB; Rashad Johnson, S; Paris Lenon, LB;…
Via Philly Sports Live
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals’ Nick Eason destroys a car for breast cancer

Arizona Cardinals defensive end is a monster.  Watch him destroy this car  in support of breast cancer awareness month.
Via Pro Football Zone
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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Nick Eason wrecks car to fight breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  How are you celebrating?  Hopefully the ladies are doing their thing and getting checked.  The NFL annually take it upon themselves and wear pink to bring attention to the disease.  Arizona Cardinals defensive end Nick Eason did his thing over the weekend to bring awareness…and it didn’t involve wearing pink gloves and socks. While...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Arizona Cardinals player destroys car for breast cancer awareness

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and one Arizona Cardinals player is doing his part in spreading the word. And it goes way beyond just sporting some pink-clad gloves during gameday.Seen here is Cardinals defensive end Nick Eason beating the living hell out of a car using a sledge hammer. Eason, who lost his mother to the disease in August, spray painted the words...
Via Bush League Chronicle
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Cards' Eason in pink to honor mom

This is a story about the NFL. But it's not really a story about football. This is about a defensive lineman for the undefeated Arizona Cardinals and what that 6-foot-3, 305-pound lineman will be wearing on the field during Thursday night's game in St. Louis against the Rams. It's not really a story about Nick Eason. "Make it all about Iris Wilcox," Eason...
Via Fox Sports
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Cards' Eason 'all in' for pink to honor mom

This is a story about the NFL. But its not really a story about football. This is about a defensive lineman for the undefeated Arizona Cardinals and what that 6-foot-3, 305-pound lineman will be wearing on the field during Thursday nights game in St. Louis against the Rams. But its not really a story about Nick Eason. Make it all about Iris Wilcox, Eason instructed me, not Nick...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Cards' Eason 'all in' for pink to honor mother

This is a story about the NFL. But its not really a story about football. This is about a defensive lineman for the Arizona Cardinals and what that 6-foot-3, 305-pound lineman wore on the field during Thursday nights game in St. Louis against the Rams. But its not really a story about Nick Eason. Make it all about Iris Wilcox, Eason instructed me, not Nick Eason. Iris Wilcox...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Cards' Eason 'all in' for pink to honor mom

This is a story about the NFL. But its not really a story about football. This is about a defensive lineman for the undefeated Arizona Cardinals and what that 6-foot-3, 305-pound lineman will be wearing on the field during Thursday nights game in St. Louis against the Rams. But its not really a story about Nick Eason. Make it all about Iris Wilcox, Eason instructed me, not Nick...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals: Week 5 NFL Power Rankings (#15)

Last week: 16 (+1) Record: 4-0 I was going to call the Cardinals the worst 4-0 team ever, but then I remembered the 2009 Broncos. The Broncos, much like the Cardinals this year, were one of my preseason picks to be among the worst in the league. After the Broncos started 2-0, 3-0, 4-0 etc, I started calling them the worst 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, etc team ever because of how they were winning...
Via The Football Fan Spot
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Eason pumped to play Incognito

Arizona Cardinals defensive end Nick Eason is spitting mad at one of the offensive linemen he will be facing in Sunday's 4:05 p.m. ET home game versus Miami. Eason has accused Dolphins right guard Richie Incognito of expectorating in his face during a 2010 game while the former was playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Eason, who is expected to start against Miami in place of...
Via Fox Sports
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Injuries to test Cards' depth against Dolphins

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Darnell Dockett has missed only one game in nine NFL seasons, but it sure sounds like No. 2 is coming Sunday against the Dolphins. Dockett didn't practice all week due to a strained hamstring he suffered in the fourth quarter of last weekends win over the Eagles. When defensive coordinator Ray Horton was asked if Dockett is the kind of player who could miss...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals' Darnell Dockett dealing with strained hamstring

On the Arizona Cardinals' injury front, defensive end Darnell Dockett suffered a strained right hamstring in the Red Birds' impressive 27-6 triumph over the Philadelphia Eagles last Sunday. Arizona's coaches and management don't think it's too serious at this point but more should be known by mid-week. If Dockett can't play on Sunday against Miami, the Cardinals...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals' D opening eyes but staying humble

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Amid the growing accolades for the Cardinals suffocating defense, Darnell Dockett is taking a cautious and slightly amused approach. Were the same defense we were at the end of last year, the defensive tackle said, shaking his head. But we still got 13 games left, so we aint getting all excited like yall. We got a long ways to go. If youve been paying attention...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Arizona Cardinals Final 53

2012 Arizona Cardinals Final 53.   By Eric Judd @ericjuddTSHQ     A quick guess, with analysis, as to the Final 53 in Arizona.   QB (3)   John Skelton Kevin Kolb Ryan Lindley   While the starter is a constant source of debate, the top 3 (in no particular order) is quite easy. Skelton gives the team the best chance to win, and will end up the starter. Kolb will only be given...
Via The Sports Headquarters
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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