Players hoping "Deflategate" can usher in change

PITTSBURGH (AP) Tom Brady is free and Ramon Foster can't help but laugh. Sorry, the irony is just a little too delicious. The Pittsburgh Steelers' guard remembers joining the rest of his teammates in declining to ratify the new collective bargaining agreement between the owners and the NFL Players Association in the summer of 2011 because of concerns it gave Commissioner Roger Goodell...
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Steelers rookie Bud Dupree ejected from practice for fighting

Tempers flared during Steelers practice Wednesday, especially that of rookie first-round pick Bud Dupree. Dupree had to be restrained by defensive teammates after exchanging pleasantries with offensive linemen Marcus Gilbert, Ramon Foster and Kelvin Beachum during team drills on multiple occasions. He got so hot that he even yelled at veteran linebacker James Harrison, according...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pouncey claiming dominance over Foster in 'Madden' at Steelers camp

Steelers offensive linemen Maurkice Pouncey and Ramon Foster may line up next to each other on the field, but when they go toe-to-toe at video games, their friendship goes out the window. The two have spent some of their off time doing battle in Madden football by EA Sports, but they only thing they agree on is the number of times they've played each other -- 10. Pouncey claims...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Training Camp Diary: Day Twelve

Welcome back to your training camp report. Been a few days since we’ve written one of these? So let’s not waste time and jump right in. – Injury front. Lot of guys back working today. Shamarko Thomas, DeAngelo Williams, Ramon Foster, Martavis Bryant, Jarvis Jones, James Harrison, and Cortez Allen... The post Steelers Training Camp Diary: Day Twelve appeared first on Steelers...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers position review: Offensive Line

The Pittsburgh Steelers had the second best offense in the NFL last season. They had the best wide receiver and one of the best running backs and quarterbacks in the league in 2014. An often forgotten part of the offense is the big men in the trenches. Without a solid offensive line last season, Pittsburgh’s offense may not have been as excellent. The Steelers’ offensive line...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers guard Ramon Foster will help Tom Brady fight suspension

How's this for irony? Steelers guard Ramon Foster will be standing firmly behind Tom Brady as the Patriots quarterback mounts a legal fight against the NFL to overturn his four-game suspension. Foster, who serves as the Steelers' player rep for the NFL Players Association, says when it comes to the union, everyone is on the same team, regardless of uniform color. Brady, whose four...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark A Mentor To Current Steelers

Steelers.com has been conducting a “Getting to Know” mini-series to pass the time during the offseason. It’s mostly uneventful and likely a questionnaire that just gets emailed out to players. But there’s been a common thread over the last two editions. When asked to pick out a football mentor, Robert Golden and Ramon Foster chose former safety […] Ryan Clark A Mentor...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers 2015 Training Camp Battle Reports: Offensive Line

There’s no question that after a bumpy start last season, the Steelers’ offensive line came together and was solid. Not spectacular, but they were better than they had been let’s put it that way. There’s a lot of hope for this unit heading into 2015 but questions remain and not just about the depth. Starters: Kelvin Beachum, Ramon Foster,  Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers All-22: Maurkice Pouncey Sack Recap

We’re back to look at our Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line sack recap, offering a look at each individual lineman and the sacks they allowed. If you missed it, we’ve already hit on Marcus Gilbert, Kelvin Beachum, and Ramon Foster. Today, we’re breaking down Maurkice Pouncey. It’s a short evaluation considering I only fault him for […] Steelers All-22: Maurkice Pouncey...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Amazing Video: Steelers Ramon Foster Films Fireworks From Above With Drone

Several Instagram videos featuring fireworks exploding in the sky can currently be found everywhere online but I doubt you’ll find many like the ones that Pittsburgh Steelers guard Ramon Foster posted Sunday morning. Foster, who enjoys flying drones during his off time, filmed his neighborhood fireworks display from above with his identified flying object. I […] Amazing Video...
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ramon Foster Facing Competition In 2015

After putting together their best campaign in years under first-year offensive line coach Mike Munchak in 2014, many have acknowledged that the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line is headed for big things in 2015. Behind bright young players like Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro and even Kelvin Beachum, the group’s performance over the second half of last season […] Ramon Foster...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers News, Appeal Hearings, Todd Haley, Ramon Foster & More

Season 5, Episode 124 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with Alex Kozora still sitting in for David Todd, we open the show by recapping the latest Pittsburgh Steelers news that includes the recent passing of Joe Greene’s wife and the team announcing they will honor running back Jerome Bettis with a ring ceremony during the Week 4 game against the Baltimore […] The...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers All-22: Ramon Foster 2014 Sack Recap

We’re back breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line, highlighting – or rather, lowlighting – the sacks allowed by each lineman over the course of 2014. After breaking down the team’s tackles, we’re turning our attention to the guards, starting with left guard Ramon Foster. Foster allowed 3.5 sacks in 2014 compared to three in […] Steelers All-22: Ramon...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Extension Candidates: Ramon Foster

For much of the offseason, it was assumed that, at some point before the start of the regular season, the Pittsburgh Steelers would award a couple of young players with lucrative contract extensions, as they did last summer with key pieces of their offensive line and one particularly maligned cornerback. More recently, we’ve heard from […] Steelers Extension Candidates: Ramon...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ramon Foster Threw A Few Punches At Shayon Green Thursday

It sounds like a few tempers were flaring Thursday during the Pittsburgh Steelers final OTA practice of the week as guard Ramon Foster and outside linebacker Shayon Green reportedly got into it Foster, who has had his fair share of skirmishes with teammates during practices over the years, apparently threw a couple of uppercuts at […] Ramon Foster Threw A Few Punches At Shayon...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Hubbard Receives First-Team Reps Wednesday With Ramon Foster Sidelined

While Pittsburgh Steelers starting left guard Ramon Foster was present for the team’s Wednesday OTA practice, he apparently was held out of team drills for unspecified reasons, according to Jacob Klinger of pennlive.com. With Foster serving as a spectator, third-year offensive lineman Chris Hubbard got the opportunity to work with the Steelers first-team. “It’s still […]...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ramon Foster Should Make Successful Transition To Reserve In Future Years

A few days back, I wrote about Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Ramon Foster, the oldest starter along the line at the age of 29, who is heading into the final year of a three-year contract. Now a six-year veteran after joining the team as an undrafted free agent out of Tennessee following the 2009 NFL […] Ramon Foster Should Make Successful Transition To Reserve In Future...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

No Hurry To Push Ramon Foster Out The Door

Pittsburgh Steelers starting left guard Ramon Foster has never been the perfect lineman, nor will he ever be. While he has the size of a tackle, he has the footwork of a guard, and that is where he has found his home in the NFL despite the fact that the majority of his playing experience […] No Hurry To Push Ramon Foster Out The Door is a post from: The post No Hurry To Push...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers OG Ramon Foster's kid is bigger than yours. Much bigger

You can't help but laugh when you see the son of Steelers guard Ramon Foster towering over the rest of his classmates. Foster shared the photo on Instagram Wednesday, with the caption ""So umm...yeah. Which one is my kid? #genetics. And he's front and center. My kid is a scholar."The younger Foster has to have at least a foot on those kids. He must dominate recess. h/t: Ramon Foster...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Are Yet to Be Settled on the Offensive Line

Anytime you head into a draft as a conscientious fan, you want your team to address areas of need. Sure there are times when a talented player is just too good to pass up but by and large, the team has to address the areas of the most need. This past weekend the Pittsburgh Steelers went after players who will hopefully fill “need” spots such as outside linebacker and cornerback...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Meeting The Leadership: Ramon Foster

The Pittsburgh Steelers have parted ways with a number of aging talents that epitomized success in the community during the height of their careers. While their on-field assets may have diminished over the years, however, one should not underestimate the ripple effect that their departures could have within the locker room. While the concepts of […] Meeting The Leadership: Ramon...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Likely To Draft Another Position Flexible Offensive Lineman

It’s hard to believe that Pittsburgh Steelers guard Ramon Foster is now entering his seventh year in the league as it seems like only yesterday that he was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Tennessee and attempting to win a roster spot during training camp. Foster, however, is now entering the final year […] Steelers Likely To Draft Another Position Flexible Offensive...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Duke G Laken Tomlinson

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done all offseason; these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. With Ramon Foster at the age of 29 and […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Duke G Laken Tomlinson is a post...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ramon Foster Looking To Regain Consistency In Contract Year

Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers guard Ramon Foster is entering his seventh season in 2015, the most by any starting offensive lineman on the team. His age 29 season will see him complete a three-year contract that will make him a free agent in 2016 if the team does not extend him by the start of the […] Ramon Foster Looking To Regain Consistency In Contract Year is a post from: ...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Are Changes Coming to the Steelers Offensive Line?

Despite the loss to Baltimore in the AFC Playoffs, the 2014 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers was more successful than most of us had anticipated. I certainly didn’t see an 11-5 record and division title coming but I am just fine being wrong. One area that I believe was a bit over-hyped was the offensive line. For starters, the good faith we had in the unit after allowing less...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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