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My Perfect Steelers’ Off-Season for Steel City Blitz

With the Steelers’ 2015 season now on the books, it’s great to take a little time to look back and be proud of a pretty good season. I can tell you though, that while the front office may take a couple weeks off; I can guarantee they won’t rest for long. Soon, the Steelers will be onto figuring out how to get this team over the hump in 2016. We at Steel City Blitz will be doing...
Via Steel City Blitz
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Pouncey Is Likely To Be Back In 2016

With the arrival of the end of the football season each year comes the musings of many an arm chair GM and his many ideas to “fix” the Pittsburgh Steelers. “Keep James Harrison forever, cut Jarvis Jones, groom Chickillo to take over for James in 5 years.”  “Let Le’Veon Bell walk. Running backs are easy to replace and how many teams win Super Bowls when having an NFL...
Via Steel City Blitz
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers K Shaun Suisham Still Not Cleared To Resume Kicking

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham spent the entire 2015 season on the team’s Reserve/Injured list as a result of a knee injury suffered during the Hall of Fame game to kick off the preseason. While that injury took place in August, Suisham apparently won’t be kicking any footballs in the... The post Steelers K Shaun Suisham Still Not Cleared To Resume Kicking appeared...
Via Steelers Depot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Leave Denver With ‘What If’ Feeling

The 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers ended their season this evening in Denver with a 23-16 loss to the top-seeded Broncos and they really shouldn’t hang their heads. While 31 NFL teams end their seasons in failure, only one gets to call their season a success. With all that the Steelers faced this year, some will call it a success of sorts but I can’t get myself there. Instead, I can’t...
Via Steel City Blitz
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Boswell is kicking his way into Steelers history

PITTSBURGH (AP) Chris Boswell spent the first four weeks of the season looking for a job. Now, he's on the verge of ending the year as the most productive rookie kicker in Pittsburgh Steelers history. That's the kind of stability Boswell brought to a position the Steelers struggled to fill after the reliable Shaun Suisham went out with a season-ending knee injury during training...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Is Chris Boswell the kicker of the future?

The Pittsburgh Steelers are no strangers to injuries this season. They have seen Ben Roethlisberger miss multiple games, and Le”veon Bell miss the second half of the season. Some of their biggest playmakers have missed multiple games but they have also had some role players miss time like multiple offensive linemen and Ryan Shazier. One position for the Steelers was plagued with...
Via isportsweb.com
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Fortunate To Stumble Upon Chris Boswell

The Pittsburgh Steelers were highly unfortunate to lose steady kicker Shaun Suisham for the year with a torn ACL during the preseason. The subsequent injury to Garrett Hartley, his replacement, and the maddening inconsistency of his replacement, Josh Scobee, which got him fired, certainly did not provide a positive spin... The post Steelers Fortunate To Stumble Upon Chris Boswell...
Via Steelers Depot
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown needs to tone down end zone celebrations

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin doesn’t seem to mind when Antonio Brown does a somersault or climbs the goal post after scoring a touchdown. Mike Tomlin’s not worried about Antonio Brown’s celebrations, as long as they keep coming https://t.co/WL7XmwecOV — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) December 8, 2015   Brown was penalized 15 yards for “using the goal post as...
Via The Sports Daily
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Boot Chance After Chance in OT Loss to Ravens

Who would have thought that the most important injury of the season to date wasn’t QB Ben Roethlisberger? Ever since kicker Shaun Suisham went down in the Hall of Fame Game with a season-ending knee injury, the Steelers’ kicking game has been a mess to put it lightly. Josh Scobee missed two field goals that would have won the game for the Steelers but instead, his counterpart...
Via Steel City Blitz
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Scobee Needs to Get his Act Together

When Shaun Suisham went down with a torn ACL, we all mourned him. Our reliable kicker went down for the season. We brought in Garrett Hartley, and we lost him to injury as well. The front office then sent a draft pick to the Jacksonville Jaguars for their kicker, Josh Scobee. In hindsight, it looks as though we probably could’ve done better sticking to free agency. He missed two...
Via Steel City Blitz
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Short Memory In Order After Poor First Impression For Josh Scobee

During the 2014 season, Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham missed on just three of 32 field goal attempts. The year before, he recorded the same number of attempts with just two misses. On opening night, the Steelers’ latest kicker, Josh Scobee, missed his first two attempts of the season. The... The post Short Memory In Order After Poor First Impression For Josh Scobee...
Via Steelers Depot
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Class act: New Steelers kicker Scobee doesn't want to take Suisham's job

When newly acquired kicker Josh Scobee arrived in Pittsburgh on Monday, he apparently had a chance to tack on another year to his contract. Out of deference to the man he is replacing, Scobee refused.  Scobee, obtained from Jacksonville on Monday for a sixth-round pick, had no interest in trying to take the job of Shaun Suisham, who was lost for the season with a torn ACL in the...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Restructure Several Contracts To Free Up Nearly $6 Million In Salary Cap Space

The Pittsburgh Steelers have recently completed few contract restructures that will reportedly free up another $6 million in salary cap space for them this season. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, wide receiver Antonio Brown, tight end Heath Miller and kicker Shaun Suisham all had their contracts restructured. Steelers restructured... The post Steelers Restructure Several Contracts...
Via Steelers Depot
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Trade for Josh Scobee

Three weeks ago, after Shaun Suisham was injured in the Hall of Fame game, I jokingly tweeted this: Jaguars have 2 kickers (Josh Scobee and Jason Myers) on their roster. Steelers should kidnap one on Friday night. Just kidding. Maybe. — The Steelers n’at (@thesteelersnat) August 10, 2015 Today, after Garrett Hartley injured his hamstring on Saturday, the Steelers traded for...
Via The Steelers N'at
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Acquire Josh Scobee After Losing Two Kickers To Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly have made a move for a new kicker. The Steelers, who have lost kickers Shaun Suisham and Garrett Hartley to injury this preseason, on Monday acquired veteran Josh Scobee from the Jacksonville Jaguars, a source informed of the deal told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Jacksonville will receive a late-round draft pick in return, per Rapoport’s source...
Via NESN.com
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Set Up To Begin Second Search For Placekicker

It seemed that, after a couple of preseason games, the Pittsburgh Steelers were growing comfortable with their new kicker, former Saint Garrett Hartley, who had made all of his field goals and extra point attempts, and performed reasonably well on kickoffs. Hartley’s signing became necessary when Shaun Suisham, of course,... The post Steelers Set Up To Begin Second Search For...
Via Steelers Depot
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers K Garrett Hartley Leaves Bills Game With Hamstring Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Garrett Hartley suffered a right hamstring injury on a kickoff during the preseason contest against the Buffalo Bills on Saturday. Hartley, who was signed earlier this month after Shaun Suisham tore his ACL in the preseason opening loss to the Minnesota Vikings, will not return to the... The post Steelers K Garrett Hartley Leaves Bills Game With Hamstring...
Via Steelers Depot
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Podcast: The ApoCaLypse is Upon Us

Exclusive picture of the Packers' front office. The world was not ready for yet another ACL casualty. I DREW THE LINE AT SHAUN SUISHAM. AND THAT LINE I DREW, THE ONE AT SHAUN SUISHAM? IT WAS CROSSED PEOPLE. Quite frankly my dear friends, that line has now been crossed ten-fold. More like a billion-fold actually. In today's podcast, Tehol and yours truly go over some of the precarious...
Via Razzball Football
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin shouldn’t be blamed for Suisham’s injury

By Tony Defeo I was talking to my boss at work on Thursday, and when the subject of the Steelers came up, he said, “So, who should be fired? Tomlin or the special teams coach?” My boss was asking this question in reference to the torn ACL kicker Shaun Suisham suffered in the Hall of Fame Game on Sunday, while trying to make a tackle on the second half kickoff. Obviously, Suisham...
Via cover32
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Vs Jaguars: What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers play their second preseason game tonight against the Jacksonville Jaguars. They were on the losing end of a 14-3 final score in the Hall of Fame game, but their biggest loss came with the season-ending knee injury suffered by catcher Shaun Suisham. It goes without saying that... The post Steelers Vs Jaguars: What To Watch For appeared first on Steelers Depot...
Via Steelers Depot
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers ink veteran WR David Nelson

The Pittsburgh Steelers and five-year veteran wide receiver David Nelson agreed to a contract on Wednesday, according to NJ.com. Nelson had 138 catches for 1,530 yards and 10 touchdowns during his career, with stops in Buffalo, Cleveland and New York. The team had a roster spot open after placing kicker Shaun Suisham on injured reserve after he suffered a torn CL during Sunday...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign WR David Nelson, RB Braylon Heard

The Pittsburgh Steelers made another set of transactions on Wednesday as wide receiver David Nelson and running back Braylon Heard were signed to the roster. To make room for both players on the 90 man roster, running back Cameron Stingily was placed on the waived/injured list and kicker Shaun Suisham... The post Steelers Sign WR David Nelson, RB Braylon Heard appeared first on Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

First Preseason Game A Vital Building Block For Younger Steelers Players

The days immediately following the first preseason game of the year are a time for reflection and sometimes, a time to head back to the drawing board, as the team found out the horrid news regarding kicker Shaun Suisham and his season-ending knee injury. For the rookie draft picks and... The post First Preseason Game A Vital Building Block For Younger Steelers Players appeared first...
Via Steelers Depot
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers-Jaguars Preseason Game Preview, Garrett Hartley Signing & More

Season 6, Episode 8 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this show, David Todd and I get right to talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers decision to sign veteran kicker Garrett Hartley on Tuesday to replace the injured Shaun Suisham and that includes us going over a few of his career stats.... The post The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers-Jaguars Preseason Game Preview...
Via Steelers Depot
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers believe field to blame for kicker Shaun Suisham’s knee injury

The last thing anyone wants to see in a pre-season game, let alone the Hall of Fame game, is a significant injury. Sadly, it was unavoidable as Pittsburgh Steelers’ kicker Shaun Suisham suffered a torn ACL while attempting to make a tackle on a kickoff; he’s lost for the season. A few Steelers players shared their thoughts and blamed the Hall of Fame field for the unfortunate...
Via EndZoneScore
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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