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A closer look at the new Nike Steelers uniforms

Last Week, Nike introduced the world to their new NFL uniforms for all 32 teams. While some, like the Seahawks underwent huge changes the Steelers of course stayed true to their history and tradition. While the uniforms will look basically the same, the craftsmanship and material is state of the art. On the Nike official website, they provide an in depth look at all the NFL teams...
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April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

With the signing of Leonard Pope, who’s on the hot seat for the Steelers?

Cheers can be heard around the world today as the Steeler Nation finally gets a free agent signing to brag about. Well, ok, let’s not get crazy but Free Agent Tight End Leonard Pope is a solid addition to the Steelers and does add some depth and potentially eliminate some needs on draft day and beyond. First, the official release according to Steelers.com, Pope was originally drafted...
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April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Blogging the Steelers; Not all are created equal

Have you asked yourself the following questions at all regarding this blog here at steeler addicts? “Why do I come here? What do I like about it? Does it provide me with information I may not have known?”  If you don’t normally talk to yourself like this that’s OK, but it appears I may need clinical help then. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Ed Bouchette was recently asked...
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April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

LeBeau facing critical year in 2012

You can hardly blame anyone associated with the Pittsburgh Steelers for talking mostly about the offense during the offseason of 2012. After all, from red zone failures to Bruce Arians’ ‘retirement’ and the eventual hiring of Todd Haley, there has been much to discuss. I believe there is one guy in particular who has to be downright giddy over this even though he is the coordinator...
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April 09, 2012  |  2 Comments

Pro days boost draft stock for potential late round selections for Steelers

The draft talk continues to heat up by the day all around the web, and SteelerAddicts is no different. When you combine the normal lack of free agency news from the Steelers and the never ending, over analyzing of Mike Wallace topics; thank goodness the draft gives us quality topics to write about. Thanks to one of our members on the site, “coldrolled”, here are some additional...
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April 07, 2012  |  Discuss

New uniforms? So what? There will always be debate.

Now that Nike has unveiled the newest in National Football League attire for all 32 teams, the debates are now well underway as to just whose uniforms are indeed the best. Let me end the bickering once and for all because we all know the Pittsburgh Steelers have the best uniforms far and away so you may now return to your regularly scheduled program.  What? That’s not quite true...
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April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

New offense means patience is required.

The word ‘patience’ is one that I really struggle to get along with whether it’s with my job or my kids or my ability to hit the golf ball straight. I have been telling myself throughout the 2012 NFL off-season that patience will be required and not just by me but of anyone who considers themselves a member of Steelers’ Nation. Pittsburgh native Todd Haley begins his first...
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April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Potential draft sleepers the Steelers could target

Our own Ktrain has come up with some sleeper picks that may be flying under the radar of the main stream draft talk these days. You never know who is on the Steelers war room draft board but every team always has a deep list of available players at every position. A run on receivers or cornerbacks for example, could come at any time and you need to know who’s available after the...
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April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers mock draft with some interesting twists

As we continue to move forward to the draft, we’re highlighting a mock that is sure to get your wheels turning a bit. Beyond the obvious Hightower pick in round one, there are some names that aren’t as prevalent in most mocks being created these days. Perhaps they should be though when you read through the potential picks. Is going defensive line in the 3rd round really that...
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April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL preseason scheduled released, Steelers to host Colts in primetime

The NFL gave us a taste of what is to come as they released the 2012 preseason schedule for all teams. The Steelers will be on one nationally televised game on Sunday, August 19th at 8pm EST on NBC. The other games are usually only available locally to those in and around Pittsburgh but you can always listen to the Steelers Radio Network streamed lived for every game, right here...
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers tradition alive and well in new uniforms

The new NFL uniforms were unveiled today in a frenzied event that had the social media buzzing.  Members of the media from around the country and the globe were on hand to get their first official look at the the new NFL digs, courtesy of Nike; who took over as the leagues apparel company as of April 1, 2012. . The Steelers uniform, as we all knew, is largely unchanged. The classic...
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April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Good Steelers mocks without addressing NT? Yes indeed…

The NFL draft is just weeks away now and the mocks are in full swing with tweaks, second guesses, and ideas being tossed about like Lombardi’s in the Steelers front office.  Ok, just a little humor there but you get the idea. We feature some of the mock drafts created by members of SA, here on the blog periodically. You can check them all out in our war room section. MDSteel15...
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April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Draft Prospects: Toney Clemons could provide late round value for the Steelers

We’re finally in the month of April, arguably the most important month in the offseason for any team as the NFL draft gets closer by the day.  The Steelers, as per usual, are quiet during the free agency period. They take care of their in house players by offering tenders to those they want to keep and move forward with draft preparations. The wide receiver position, as early...
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April 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Wagner an intriguing prospect for the Steelers?

Logan, Utah is the stomping grounds for an intriguing prospect the Steelers could consider in this year’s draft. I am very pleased to say that I have been there and watched highly regarded draft prospect Bobby Wagner from Utah State University on multiple occasions this past year.  Wagner is ranked 6 out of 225 OLB’s and his draft stock has risen not only because of his great...
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March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Today in America with Terry Bradshaw

We are pleased to announce a new affiliation with our good friends at Today in America TV, hosted by the one and only Terry Bradshaw. We’ll be regularly posting up information on the show, articles of interest from the writers at Today in America TV, and much more. Stay tuned as we look forward to big things in the future. Special thanks goes out to our new friend Becca for contacting...
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March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Who’s in charge? More running or more passing? Arians or Haley? Another day for the Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Head Football Coach Mike Tomlin has finally broken his seemingly self-imposed ‘vow of silence’ and in doing so has once again stirred up emotions regarding who calls the shots and just where the offense is headed in 2012. Speaking publicly for the first time since the departure of Offensive Coordinator Bruce Arians and the hiring of Todd Haley to the same...
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March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Blitzburgh Radio Steelers Podcast – 2012 Draft Preview

In our first official draft show of 2012 we are joined by one of the great draft guys on SteelerAddicts, K train. He shares his full Steelers mock with us and explains the reasonings behind his thoughts. Check out Kyle’s mock right here on and stay tuned as he tweaks in the coming weeks. There are some surprise picks, off the beaten path if you will,  that make a lot of sense...
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March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Tomlin has concerns with Sanders & Colon for 2012

The annual offseason owners meetings that happen in the spring are always great to get some information from coaches and owners about how things are going. We get tidbits here and there before then but other than the combine this is the first time that coaches will generally talk with the media for a significant amount of time; this is especially true for Mike Tomlin. Coach Tomlin...
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March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 OTA dates announced for Steelers

Just something to keep on your radar, mark your calendars with, or file away wherever you see fit; the dates for the Steelers Organized Team Activities (OTA’s) was made known today.  The annual offseason owners meetings are always very informative for things of this nature. According to insider Alby Oxenreiter, Sports Director for WPXI-TV (NBC) in Pittsburgh, via twitter:  @albyox...
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March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Mendenhall situation could create interesting sub-plots

The Pittsburgh Steelers and General Manager Kevin Colbert are now claiming that Rashard Mendenhall may in fact see some action 2012. According to ESPN AFC North Insider Jamison Hensley, Colbert claims the Steelers will get Mendenhall some playing time if indeed he heals and rehabs as expected. Colbert believes running backs usually aren’t 100% for a full 12 months after tearing...
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March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Gay signs with Arizona, Steelers secondary in good hands

The Arizona Cardinals aka Pittsburgh West made a move that everyone should have seen coming as soon as now former Steelers cornerback William Gay announced he was going for a visit.  Ken Whisenhunt loves to pick off players who previously wore the black ‘n gold, and why not? If you’re going to go after free agents, why not go after a team that’s always in the post season and...
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March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

For the Steelers, it’s time to let the young guys play

It’s been quite the interesting offseason for the Steelers. Cutting ties with long time veterans and fan favorites like Hines Ward, James Farrior, and Aaron Smith is never easy. Many so called experts seem to have it in their minds that the Steelers are in some sort of trouble heading into the 2012 season, and it’s not even into the summer yet. I’ve heard everything from drafting...
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March 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Remembering Ron Erhardt

Ron Erhardt died this week at the age of 80. A lot of people in the football world will mourn this loss as will a pocket full of fans who remember him as a guy that directed the New York Giants offense to two Super Bowl wins. For me, it was the 1995 NFL season that I will most remember Erhardt for and not so much because he helped lead the Steelers to Super Bowl XXX under Head Coach...
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March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Has Wallace priced himself out of the market?

If you’re a Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan then you’ve likely been asked the following question; “So is Mike Wallace going anywhere?” We may now be able to provide some evidence as to why Wallace has stayed put to this point and it didn’t surprise me one bit. Mike Wallace wants to get paid. He allegedly wants to be paid A LOT. If we are to believe the story as reported by the...
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March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints punishment makes SpyGate discipline even more laughable

The Commissioner of the National Football League once again has his fingerprints all over another mess in his never-ending efforts to ‘protect the shield.’ Earlier today, Roger Goodell, through the media of course, announced the penalties for the New Orleans Saints, their coaches and former coaches for their roles in ‘BountyGate.’ If you’ve been on another planet, this...
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March 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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