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Pittsburgh Steelers Welcome Mike Mitchell; Bring Back Three Veterans
March 12th, 2014 at 11:21 PM
Wednesday was an active day for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they welcomed their newest member; safety Mike Mitchell, to the facility to finalize his 2014 cap friendly contract. It was also a day where they welcomed back some of their own. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, few details emerged on Mitchell's contact...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Carolina Panthers Free Safety Mike Mitchell
March 11th, 2014 at 10:39 PM
On Tuesday, NFL teams commenced a feeding frenzy as the bell rang on the start of the annual free agent signing period. For fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, this is usually just another day of the year; as the Steelers rarely venture into the waters until the frenzy has died...

Pittsburgh Steelers Host Free Agent Safety Louis Delmas
February 17th, 2014 at 10:56 PM
It would be hard to imagine the Pittsburgh Steelers signing an available free agent at any point this week. However, that did not stop them from hosting one of the best on the open market. ***PHOTO1*** Monday, the Steelers spent part of the day visiting with former Detroit Lions safety...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Two More to Reserve/Futures Contracts
January 10th, 2014 at 10:49 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their active off-season on Friday by adding two more players to the roster. This time, the team signed a safety and a wide receiver to Reserve/Futures contacts.***PHOTO1***While there is no guarantee that either wide receiver Jasper Collins or safety Jordan Dangerfield will make any type of...

Pittsburgh Steelers Safety Troy Polamalu and Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Receive NFL Honors
November 27th, 2013 at 9:06 PM
For a second consecutive week, the Pittsburgh Steelers saw one of their players receive AFC Player of the Week honors from the league. While many may have thought that honor would have went to William Gay, who had a marvelous game with a forced fumble and a pick six, it...

Pittsburgh Steelers Rework Bottom of Their Roster
October 10th, 2013 at 11:33 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued to re-make the bottom of their roster this week with the signing of veteran inside linebacker Stevenson Sylvester and now safety will Allen. While these moves may not be significant in the grand scheme as they try to climb out of the 0-4 hole, they could...

Is William Gay the Pittsburgh Steelers Most Important Offseason Signing?
July 9th, 2013 at 11:54 PM
When the Pittsburgh Steelers inked William Gay to a three-year contract early this offseason, little did fans know that could be the most important move of the offseason. Yes, drafting Jarvis Jones in the first round fills a long term void, and re-signing Matt Spaeth could pay dividends if Heath...

Will the Pittsburgh Steelers Target Ryan Clark for a Contract Extension?
June 15th, 2013 at 11:19 PM
This is the time of the year that Pittsburgh Steeler's general manager sits down and completes one or two contract extensions. Last season, wide receiver Antonio Brown inked a multi-year deal. This season, the Steelers do have some extra money under the cap and will likely look to extend at...

Hall of Fame Cornerback Rod Woodson Returning as a Coaching Intern for Minicamp
June 11th, 2013 at 10:49 PM
The big news around Pittsburgh today centered on prized prospect Gerrit Cole, who was making his major league debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park (an 8-2 victory). It is crazy, but that excitement even overshadowed the positive news on quarterback Ben Roethlisbergers’ recovery and even the leads in...

Breaking Down the Safeties for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
June 2nd, 2013 at 10:41 PM
With the news of the Mike Adams stabbing resonating throughout Steeler Nation, we at Steelers 101 would like to wish him a speedy recovery. Injuries are always tough to deal with, but when these injuries come from the hands of criminals, it is much harder to understand. Get well Mike!***PHOTO1***The safety...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Fourth-Round Pick Shamarko Thomas to a Four-Year Contract
May 16th, 2013 at 10:23 PM
 The Pittsburgh Steelers have finally signed one of their nine draft choices. On Thursday, they inked safety Shamarko Thomas to a four-year contract (financial terms undisclosed). The Steelers thought enough about Thomas to trade a 2014 third round selection to the Cleveland Browns to add the former Syracuse safety with...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: West Virginia Outside Linebacker Terence Garvin
May 8th, 2013 at 10:15 PM
After this past weekend’s mini-camp, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed one of the players they invited for a tryout, West Virginia outside linebacker Terence Garvin. Of course, one of the big questions with him will be, what position is he going to play.***PHOTO1***An experienced hybrid safety / linebacker (Spur) in the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Syracuse Safety Shamarko Thomas in the Fourth Round of the 2013 NFL Draft
April 27th, 2013 at 11:45 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers had a solid opening three rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft, adding three potential playmakers in outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, running back Le’Veon Bell and wide receiver Markus Wheaton. To start the fourth round, the Steelers made it a point to continue building depth, trading a 2014...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Profile: Clemson Safety Jonathan Meeks
April 22nd, 2013 at 10:11 PM
Lost in the roster turnover for the Pittsburgh Steelers, is the need for depth and maybe more importantly, solid special team depth. Usually, the Steelers bring in some later round, developmental prospects, with that in mind, there is one underrated prospect that could be a late round gem.***PHOTO1***Clemson safety Jonathan...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Profile: Nevada Safety Duke Williams
April 22nd, 2013 at 9:40 PM
When looking at the Pittsburgh Steelers roster, it is easy to surmise that the team needs to grab at least one safety in this draft. With Troy Polamalu and Ryan Clark aging, and the experienced depth from Ryan Mundy (New York Giants) and Will Allen (Dallas Cowboys) departed, there is...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Profile: Syracuse Safety Shamarko Thomas
April 19th, 2013 at 10:02 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have made it no secret that they want to add some youth to their defense. To this point of the pre-draft process, they have entertained more defensive players (17) than offensive players (7) in the 24 that have made their way through team facilities.***PHOTO1***One of the more...

Pittsburgh Steelers Continue the Pre-Draft Process by Hosting Six More Prospects
April 14th, 2013 at 11:29 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are clearly focused on adding youth to the defense. One look at the list of pre-draft visitors will show that desire. At this point, 17 out of the 21 pre-draft visitors have been from that side of the ball; including nine defensive backs (five cornerbacks and four...

Pittsburgh Steelers Add Three More Prospects to the Pre-Draft Visitor List
April 8th, 2013 at 8:08 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers added three more names to the pre-draft visitor list on Monday bringing their total to 15 of the allotted 30 spots. During the process, they continued the defense heavy trend with two more defensive backs, safety Shamarko Thomas (Syracuse) and cornerback Will Davis (Utah State) along with...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre Draft Visitor Profile – Safety Phillip Thomas – Fresno State
April 3rd, 2013 at 10:59 PM
In looking at the Pittsburgh Steelers roster, it is clear that they lack depth at the safety position, especially after losing back-ups Ryan Mundy (New York Giants) and Will Allen (Dallas Cowboys) as unrestricted free agents. With both starters Ryan Clark and Troy Polamalu growing older everyday, there is little...

Pittsburgh Steelers Play Host to Five Pre-Draft Visitors
April 2nd, 2013 at 7:27 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued the progression of interviewing prospects at their facility. On Tuesday, they took a defensive approach to the process by hosting five players from that side of the ball, three outside linebackers and two safeties.***PHOTO1***Headlining the list was Georgia outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, the All-American pass rusher,...