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Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker Chris Carter Has a Lot to Prove Entering Training Camp
July 4th, 2014 at 11:31 PM
Much of the recent Pittsburgh Steelers news has centered on the linebacking corps has mostly focused on rookie first round pick Ryan Shazier. Rightfully so, with his linebacker lineage, he may be able to transition into the Pittsburgh Steelers' system quicker than others, potentially even earning playing time early in...

Breaking Down the Safeties for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
July 3rd, 2014 at 10:53 PM
The breakdown of the potential 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers defense may be a challenge, as every position has seen both addition and subtractions in an attempt to get younger and faster. One position that will definitely have a different look is safety, where the team parted ways with one veteran and made...

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Training Camp Schedule
June 10th, 2014 at 9:54 PM
While much of the city was caught up in Polanco Mania, as the Pittsburgh Pirates called up prized prospect Gregory Polanco to make his major league debut, the Pittsburgh Steelers were back at OTAs. In fact, the team was just across the parking lot on Tuesday taking reps at Heinz...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Shepherd Outside Linebacker Howard Jones
May 25th, 2014 at 9:32 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers wanted to add youth to their linebacker corps in this draft and they did by selecting two prospects during the NFL Draft: Ryan Shazier and Jordan Zumwalt. They also signed an interesting prospect as an undrafted rookie free agent: Shepard outside linebacker Howard Jones. ***PHOTO1*** Jones is...

NFL Releases the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 Preseason Schedule
April 9th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
After the nightmare that was the 2013 preseason, fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping for better results in 2014. On Wednesday, the NFL made it known what that four-game schedule will look like.***PHOTO1*** As has become a preseason tradition, the Steelers will be losing out the exhibition season with...

Final Projection of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Roster
August 31st, 2013 at 12:33 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will release their official 53-man roster on Saturday. As always, there will be some surprises, and some players will see their dreams come to an end. There will also be some surprises, and this season there may be many.***PHOTO1*** With the winless preseason over, and coming off...

Pittsburgh Steelers Fall to the Washington Redskins in Another Sloppy Preseason Outing
August 19th, 2013 at 11:33 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins battled in preseason action on Monday Night, and it what was another sloppy outing. Like was the case in Week One against the New York Giants, mental mistakes, injuries and turnovers were the story of the game and the Steelers fell again 24-13.***PHOTO1***The first-team...

Pittsburgh Steelers Will Be Searching for Answers to Depth Questions on Offense Against the Washington Redskins
August 18th, 2013 at 8:04 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Washington Redskins Monday to close out week two of the full preseason slate and for some players; it could be their last chance to make an impact. With this being the second preseason game, the starters on both sides of the ball will likely...

Pittsburgh Steelers Make a Roster Move Potentially Aimed at Boosting the Return Game
August 17th, 2013 at 6:53 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are finishing up their public practice sessions on Saturday and fans who attend may see a new face. The team made a roster move on Friday to boost depth in their backfield, and possibly more importantly in their return game.***PHOTO1***Yesterday, Steelers 101 took a look at some...

Le’Veon Bell and Isaac Redman Leave Practice Early Due to Injury
August 15th, 2013 at 10:09 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back at it in pads on Thursday, continuing preps for their next contest. While on the field, they welcomed another player who cannot afford to miss any more time back to practice, cornerback Curtis Brown. Brown. Brown is likely safe at the cornerback position because of...

Pittsburgh Steelers Return to Practice with Changes to Their Depth Chart
August 14th, 2013 at 11:46 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers returned to the practice field on Wednesday, starting preparations for their Monday Night match-up against the Washington Redskins. One player that was happy to back in the fold was second-round selection Le’Veon Bell, who is preparing for his first action after being held of the preseason opener...

Rookies Nick Williams and Terry Hawthorne Return to Practice at Pittsburgh Steelers’ Training Camp
August 12th, 2013 at 10:15 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers returned to the practice fields on Monday, attempting to put the unacceptable preseason opener behind them. While the loss was disappointing, there were some positives and many veterans seemed unified in their assessment of what must be done to bounce back. More importantly, the fractured nature of...

The Good and Bad from the Pittsburgh Steelers Preseason Opener
August 11th, 2013 at 9:33 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their 2013 preseason with a disappointing 18-13 loss to the New York Giants on Saturday night. While this is only one game and there is not a lot that should be taken from the vanilla game plans, it was clear that there is a lot of...

Pittsburgh Steelers Lose Tight End Matt Spaeth for 8-to-10 Weeks
August 9th, 2013 at 11:50 PM
The preseason opener for the Pittsburgh Steelers is finally one day away. Unfortunately, during final preps for this match-up against the New York Giants, the team received some bad news on the injury front.***PHOTO1***The worst news may come at tight end, where Matt Spaeth, the projected opening day starter with...

Injuries to Veterans Continue to Build at Pittsburgh Steelers’ Training Camp
August 8th, 2013 at 10:36 PM
It is hard to believe how much Bucco-Fever has struck Pittsburgh. With the long-struggling Pittsburgh Pirates sitting in first-place in their division, talk of the Pittsburgh Steelers training camp has actually taken somewhat of a backseat to this point in 2013, especially over the past two weeks as the Bucs...

Pittsburgh Steelers Release First Depth Chart as They Prepare for the New York Giants
August 6th, 2013 at 11:25 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers took an off day Tuesday as their set their sights on the first preseason game of 2013. To that end, the team released their first depth chart in preparation for the Saturday match-up against the New York Giants.***PHOTO1***In breaking down the newly released chart, there were some...

Pittsburgh Steelers Activate Alameda Ta’amu from PUP List; Lose Cornerback to Ankle Injury
August 5th, 2013 at 10:22 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers ramped down their practices today into shorts as they prepare for their mandated off day on Tuesday. During the session, they welcomed one of the players into practice for the first time.***PHOTO1***The Steelers activated nose tackle Alameda Ta’amu, who had been on the PUP list battling a...

Cortez Allen Undergoes Minor Knee Surgery, Expected to Miss at Least Two Weeks
August 2nd, 2013 at 10:17 PM
As the Pittsburgh Steelers continued with training camp, one projected starter went under the knife. Cornerback Cortez Allen, who has been battling some knee discomfort, underwent what is being termed a minor procedure on Friday.***PHOTO1***This surgery appears to be a short setback for a player many fans are excited to...

Pittsburgh Steelers Claim a Cornerback from Waivers; Release Long Snapper
August 1st, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Dealing with some normal bumps and bruises to the cornerback position, the Pittsburgh Steelers put in a waiver claim and were awarded another young cornerback. Buddy Jackson (Kansas City Chiefs) should be a familiar name to fans as he played his college ball with the University of Pittsburgh.***PHOTO1***With Cortez Allen,...

Pittsburgh Steelers Continue Their Physical Training Camp
July 31st, 2013 at 10:51 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back at it Wednesday after a day off on Tuesday and they continued the physical practice. This time it was during 11-on-11 drills where the offense ran the ball play after play.***PHOTO1***While the defense seemed to rule the day with physical play, running back Le’Veon Bell...