Giants QB Coach Mike Sullivan was a name floated out there as a possible hire for the Steelers vacant Offensive Coordinator position. The speculation is because he’s Coaching in the Super Bowl it can’t be reported yet since the Steelers can’t talk to him until after the game. Looking at the Giants, I see that Art II would could be considering a type of offense that Tom Coughlin...
One of the most respected Steelers players of all time is Mean Joe Greene. He’s been there for 4 Super BOwl wins and has seen just about everything you can possibly see in the NFL during his playing and coaching career. When he speaks, people tend to stop and listen. Greene has been on the Steelers staff since 2004 as a special assistant in the personnel dept. He’s involved many...
If you’re a successful NFL franchise that has a Quarterback with a proven track record of winning, you are going to want to listen to what he has to say. After all he is the leader on the field and a leader in the locker room. His actions on or off the field affect that entire team, like it or not. You pay the man $100 million dollars and he’s lived up to his end of the bargain...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Friday that NFL Network will air 13 games during the 2012 season. Goodell said NFL Network will expand its current eight-game “Thursday Night Football” package starting in Week 2 and running through Week 15. “Adding these games to the NFL Network schedule will give more players, teams, and cities [...]
The Pittsburgh Steelers’ all-time leader in all things receiving sat down yesterday with Art Rooney II and discussed his future with the organization. This was a meeting asked for by Hines Ward who wants to continue playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers entering his 15th professional season. The good news here is that it appears [...]
Jim Caldwell, Todd Haley, Hue Jackson, Randy Fichtner, and Tom Clements have all been rumored candidates for the Steelers Offensive Coordinator position (Clements was just named the Packers OC today). Another name has surfaced according to ESPN’s John Clayton tonight: @ClaytonESPN: If RB coach Kirby Wilson gets healthy soon, he’ll likely end up as Steelers [...]
Besides the assistant coaching changes news, the Steelers have roster decisions to make and big one coming up is for the great Hines Ward. Ward just finished up his 14th year in the league, and even though his stats are a shadow of what they used to be, Hines insists he’s still got a [...]
As Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin continues his search to fill the vacant Offensive Coordinator position, one rumored name hasn’t been contacted. As reported by Alby Oxenreiter of WPXI Pittsburgh this morning: @albyox: Pgh native Tom Clements has not heard from the #Steelers about their OC opening, but the same job’s open in GB so [...]
Whether or not your team is in the Super Bowl, one of the big reasons we all watch the big game is because of the commercials. It’s ok, you can admit it, even when the Steelers are playing for another Lombardi those commercials add a bit of comedy to a stressful situation. The NFL [...]
His time with the Steelers didn’t end how he had hoped, but Bruce Arians said he hasn’t “been this excited in years,” after his hiring as Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator. “I walked into the building (Monday) and never been greeted any better in my 37 years of coaching,” Arians said Wednesday during an introductory conference call with reporters. “It’s...
A tweet came down this afternoon from Alby Oxenreiter, Sports Director for WPXI (NBC) in Pittsburgh that Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin may be considering former Raiders Head Coach Hue Jackson for the vacant Coordinator position on the offense. Jackson has spent time with a number of teams over his professional coaching career; starting [...]
Downy is planning to run a commercial during the Super Bowl that is sure to bring a smile to every Steeler fans face, even if our beloved team isn’t in the game this coming weekend. It’s a parody off the original 1979 Coke commercial with Steelers Hall of Famer Mean Joe Greene. I think [...]
As the merry-go-round of potential offensive coordinators continues to spin, I have to comment on something I’ve seen on some social networking sites as well as on Pittsburgh Steelers’ message boards. Several individuals have questioned whether or not Defensive Coordinator Dick LeBeau and his defense are getting a free pass in light of the dismissal [...]
The interview that Mike Tomlin had with former Chiefs Head Coach Todd Haley is somewhat of a surprise to many. It’s not an issue with his ability to run an offense so much as is his inability to get a long with players and his overall coaching style. Haley’s team had a rash of injuries [...]
According to his twitter account and also Rotoworld.com, the Pittsburgh Steelers this afternoon have signed former Florida State University safety Myron Rolle to a reserve/future contract this afternoon. Rolle was originally drafted in 2010 by the Tennessee Titans in the sixth-round of the NFL draft. Rolle was an impressive player during his time at [...]
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Steelers insider Ed Bouchette joins Sportsradioo 93-7 The Fan’s Vinnie & Cook live from Indianapolis and gives us the latest on the Steelers’ coaching staff. Ed explains why it might be taking a while for Pittsburgh to find and name an offensive coordinator. He also tells us if there’s [...]
In a statement released from the team’s official site, Mike Tomlin interviewed potential Offensive Coordinator candidate Todd Haley. As we’ve talked about at length here on SteelerAddicts, this one seems like an odd sort of choice if you ask me. Sure the ties to Pittsburgh are there but many Steeler fans are concerned with [...]
The Steelers have given persmission to Tampa Bay to talk to Defensive Assistant Jerry Olsavsky. They’ve also given persmission the Colts and Bears to talk to Offensive Assistant Harold Goodwin. Jerry O, as the Steeler Nation affectionally refers to him as, played for the Steelers from 1989-1997 as a Linebacker and special teams ace. [...]
I must say this has been the most interesting, controversy filled Steelers offseason that I can remember in a long time, and we’re not even a month into it yet. Much of the Steeler Nation has been in a frazzle these last 2 weeks starting with the dismissal of Bruce Arians that went completely [...]
NFL Network’s Jason LaCanfora has been busy tonight, as he always is, tweeting up that Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin has been making phone calls to inquire about former Chiefs Head Coach Todd Haley and former Bills Offensive Coordinator Alex Van Pelt. Haley would be in the running for the teams’ vacant Offensive Coordinator [...]
Linebackers coach Keith Butler has decided against interviewing for the defensive coordinator position with the Indianapolis Colts and will remain with the Steelers, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has learned. Butler was scheduled to interview with new Colts Coach Chuck Pagano on Tuesday in Indianapolis, but he changed his mind after meeting today with team president Art [...]
Ben Roethlisberger will meet with the Rooney’s at some point this week presumably, per his comments at the Pro Bowl, to discuss the direction of the offense for 2012. Early thoughts were that Ben would speak up to try and keep Bruce Arians on staff in Pittsburgh, but he made it clear that he did [...]
INDIANAPOLIS — Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel acknowledged the defense will not look like the same one that lined up this past season. There’s a strong chance that the NFL’s top-ranked defense will be forced to make several cap cuts this offseason. The likely candidates are: nose tackle Casey Hampton ($4.89 million salary in [...]
In the city that pride’s itself on resolve and toughness and takes more pride in a football team that most other cities can only dream of something has been going on to challenge that notion. No, the pride and love for the Pittsburgh Steelers will never waver, but questions about how this team is [...]
One of the keys to the Steelers improvement on offense is the redzone production as we’ve talked about before. Let’s face it; scoring points is the ultimate goal every week. Passing stats are nice, running stats are all well and good but moving the ball and not scoring touchdowns is a problem. Another issue [...]