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2014 NFL Draft Trade Value Chart
May 7th, 2014 at 9:20 PM
Conversations about trades and trade scenario's are commonplace this time of the year for fans of the NFL. Honestly, draft time is the only time a fan can see movement from their team, as the NFL has the shortest window before their trade deadline. How do teams figure out proper...

Pittsburgh Steelers List Brett Keisel, Marcus Gilbert as Probable; LaMarr Woodley Doubtful for Thursdays Battle
November 27th, 2013 at 8:41 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers released their final injury report before their critical Thanksgiving Day match-up with the hated Baltimore Ravens. While there were no real surprises on the list, it definitely provides some insight on who will suit up in this now crucial battle. ***PHOTO1*** As expected, defensive end Brett Keisel...

Pittsburgh Steelers Name 2013 Team Captains
September 2nd, 2013 at 10:37 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers appear to be a team in transition, with a new look roster that will see at least seven new starters on the field in Week 1. Leading this group are some core veterans, with four of those being voted as team Captains..***PHOTO1*** While some may view the...

Le’Veon Bell a Late Scratch for Pittsburgh Steelers Opener
August 10th, 2013 at 8:02 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are kicking off their 2013 preseason schedule against the New York Giants without one of the players everyone wanted to see. Rookie second-round pick running back Le’Veon Bell is inactive for the game.***PHOTO1*** According to reports, head coach Mike Tomlin said it is due to a combination...

Ike Taylor Hosts the 10th Annual Face Me Ike Football Camp
June 23rd, 2013 at 10:18 PM
Ike Taylor is the Pittsburgh Steelers top cornerback and one of the most underrated in the league. While this physical shutdown corner gets overlooked by the masses because of his lack of interceptions, there is no mistaking his importance to the Steelers defense.***PHOTO1***Taylor also is well aware of his position...

Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profiles
May 16th, 2013 at 9:56 PM
For NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers fans, the 2013 season cannot start soon enough. Unfortunately, there is still over two months until the start of training camps. While teams are signing draft choices and working through OTAs, time cannot pass quick enough, right?  ***PHOTO1***To assist Steelers fans with their offseason doldrums, Steelers 101...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive End Ziggy Hood to Host Strikes 4 Kids Charity Bowling Tournament
May 9th, 2013 at 10:39 PM
Everywhere fans look; they see the many negative events that involve NFL players. Unfortunately, these transgressions often overshadow the great work that NFL players do everyday between their personal charities or working hand-in-hand with organizations to make a difference in the community. One such event sits on the horizon and...

Pittsburgh Steelers Say Goodbye to Hall of Famer Mean Joe Greene
May 6th, 2013 at 9:51 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers front office said goodbye to a legend on Monday when Hall of Fame defensive lineman Joe Greene stepped down from his position in the personnel department. The 66-year old Greene has spent the past nine seasons as a special assistant to general manager Kevin Colbert working in...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Dallas Cowboys Unrestricted Free Agent Punter Brian Moorman
April 30th, 2013 at 8:58 PM
When looking at the list of Pittsburgh Steelers undrafted rookie free agents, there was something missing, that was at least one punter or kicker. Every season, they bring extra legs into camp. In fact, last season punter Drew Butler made the team after being an undrafted rookie free agent.***PHOTO1***Tuesday we...

Pittsburgh Steelers Awarded a Sixth-Round Compensation Selection in the 2013 NFL Draft
March 18th, 2013 at 9:19 PM
One of the items released by the NFL Monday at the owners meetings was the complete list of compensation selections for the 2013 NFL Draft. This year, the league awarded 32 selections to 16 franchises, who took significant hits during free agency in the previous season.***PHOTO1***The Pittsburgh Steelers did receive...

NFL Sets the 2013 Salary Cap at $123 Million, a Slight Increase from 2012
February 28th, 2013 at 8:09 PM
The majority of this past week has seen the Pittsburgh Steelers restructure players to ease their way into compliance of the 2013 NFL salary cap. Today, teams across the league learned what that number will be.***PHOTO1*** At this point, it appears that the salary cap will sit somewhere between $123 million...

Pittsburgh Steelers Inactive List for Their Season Finale
December 30th, 2012 at 12:10 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers released their inactive list for their season finale, and the were really no surprises. As expected newly signed nose tackles Hebron Fangupo and Alameda Ta’amu are not active.***PHOTO1***Joining the two big men will be quarterback Byron Leftwich, cornerback Justin King, defensive end Al Woods, linebacker Marshall McFadden...

Pittsburgh Steelers Kicker Shaun Suisham Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
December 5th, 2012 at 8:29 PM
For the third time in his career, Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week, after kicking three field goals including the game winner with no time on the clock against the Baltimore Ravens.***PHOTO1***In 2012, the veteran kicker from Bowling Green University has been...

Baltimore Ravens Head to Halftime Leading the Pittsburgh Steelers 10-7
November 18th, 2012 at 9:58 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens are caught up in a typical match-up. To this point, this hard-fought game is separated by one special teams play, with the Ravens heading to halftime with a 10-7 lead.***PHOTO1***The Steelers wasted little time after taking the opening kickoff to take an early lead....

Pittsburgh Steelers Kicker Shaun Suisham Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
October 10th, 2012 at 12:43 PM
For the second time in his career, Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week, after kicking three field goals including the game winner with no time on the clock against the Philadelphia Eagles.***PHOTO1***In 2012, the veteran kicker from Bowling Green University has been...

Pittsburgh Steelers See James Harrison, Troy Polamalu and Rashard Mendenhall Practice
October 1st, 2012 at 7:20 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers received a welcomed sight Monday when they returned to the field for a brief workout after enjoying their bye week, when linebacker James Harrison, safety Troy Polamalu and running back Rashard Mendenhall all took part.***PHOTO1***Of course, this is but a first workout this week and all three...

Pittsburgh Steelers Make Troy Polamalu, James Harrison and Rashard Mendenhall Inactive for Their Game Against the Oakland Raiders
September 23rd, 2012 at 4:05 PM
For the second week in the row, the Pittsburgh Steelers will take on an opponent without two defensive superstars. To no surprise, the Steelers made linebacker James Harrison (knee) and safety Troy Polamalu (calf) inactive for their game against the Oakland Raiders.***PHOTO1***Joining Harrison and Polamalu on the sideline for the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Head to Halftime with a 10-7 Lead Over the Denver Broncos
September 9th, 2012 at 9:58 PM
In a game, that has featured more defense than expected; the Pittsburgh Steelers open their 2012 campaign by leading the Denver Broncos 10-7 at halftime of their season opener.***PHOTO1***After a scoreless opening quarter, the Steelers jumped on top with a Shaun Suisham 21-yard field goal early in the second stanza....

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Eight Players to the Practice Squad
September 1st, 2012 at 10:26 PM
After reducing their roster to 53 players on Friday, the Pittsburgh Steelers filled out their initial 2012 practice squad by signing eight players. Of the eight, all were members of the team during preseason and one was a 2012 draft choice.***PHOTO1***Not surprisingly, the team inked wide receiver David Gilreath and...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Veteran Tight End Justin Peelle to Replace Injured Fullback David Johnson
August 13th, 2012 at 10:01 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were off on Monday, but their front office kept busy making a roster move to boost depth in the depleted backfield as the Steelers signed veteran tight end/fullback Justin Peelle to a one-year contract. The 6-4, 254-pound 10-year veteran will take the spot of fullback/tight end David...