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Pittsburgh Steelers Make Maurkice Pouncey the Highest Paid Center in the NFL
June 12th, 2014 at 11:32 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers made headlines on Thursday by extending one of their core performers to a multi-year contract. While many fans may have expected that deal to go to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger or outside linebacker Jason Worilds, they would have been wrong. Instead, it was center Maurkice Pouncey that was...

Breaking Down the Quarterback Position for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
June 6th, 2014 at 10:35 PM
With the Pittsburgh Steelers nearing the end of their voluntary OTAs, it has come time to start breaking down the potential 2014 roster and predict some of the better training camp battles. While some positions may be close to solidified, there will definitely be major changes from the group that...

Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Returns to OTAs; Team Makes a Roster Move at Wide Receiver
June 5th, 2014 at 9:32 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers saw a familiar face return to their OTAs on Wednesday as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned to team activities to work on the no-huddle offense. With Roethlisberger back, the only regular that was not available was safety Troy Polamalu. ***PHOTO1*** The Steelers also made a minor roster move...

Pittsburgh Steelers Return to the Field for OTAs with Ike Taylor Back at the Facility
June 3rd, 2014 at 11:14 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers returned to the practice field as they continue with their voluntary OTAs. Joining the team on Tuesday was cornerback Ike Taylor and rookie running back Dri Archer, who did not take part in team activities last week. ***PHOTO1*** For Taylor, who was training on his own in...

Boost in NFL Salary Cap Should Help the Pittsburgh Steelers
March 2nd, 2014 at 9:41 PM
With the NFL Scouting Combine behind them, the Pittsburgh Steelers can turn their attention toward the free agency period. During this process, the team (and the league) received some great news; the salary cap with increase a lot more than expected.***PHOTO1*** According to NFL Insider Adam Schefter from ESPN, the...

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Opens Combine by Meeting the Media
February 20th, 2014 at 10:32 PM
The NFL Combine kicked off Thursday and Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was one of the first front office personnel to meet the press. While as usual he said very little that was groundbreaking, he did confirm some things many fans expected. ***PHOTO1*** First of all, he reiterated that...

Depth Likely to Be the Biggest Offensive Issue Facing the Pittsburgh Steelers Heading into Free Agency
February 4th, 2014 at 10:19 PM
Yesterday, Steelers 101 dove into the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers defense and the changes that are likely on the horizon due to free agency and salary cap situations. Luckily for the team as they move forward, the offense appears to be in much better shape heading into 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Yes, there...

Pittsburgh Steelers President Art Rooney II Meets with the Media and Shares Some Interesting Thoughts
January 8th, 2014 at 10:21 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have been busy since their 2013 campaign came to an end. Between firing their offensive line coach, signing players to Reserve/Futures Contracts, and the typical end of season evaluation process, it has been a constant flow of activity. That activity was again visible today with some news...

A Quick Look at the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Team Needs
January 2nd, 2014 at 10:10 PM
As the Pittsburgh Steelers enter 2014, they have a lot of unanswered questions. With the team coming off a second straight 8-8 season, improvements must be made. However, unlike 2012, this team feels like it is on an upswing instrad of a downward spiral.***PHOTO1*** While there is a lot to...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Seven to Reserve / Futures Contracts
December 31st, 2013 at 9:32 PM
While many players and coaches were finishing up some loose ends prior to the New Years holiday, there was some news that came from the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday. The biggest news was the revelation that the team will start from day one this offseason streamlining their no-huddle attack.***PHOTO1***During his...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat the Cleveland Browns, but Fall Short of Playoff Birth
December 30th, 2013 at 12:27 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers held up their end of the playoff bargain on Sunday, defeating the lifeless Cleveland Browns at rainy Heinz Field. Unfortunately, their prayers were not answered as they missed the playoffs for a second consecutive season when the San Diego Chargers came back and defeated the Kansas City...

Antonio Brown and Troy Polamalu to Represent the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013 Pro Bowl; Lawrence Timmons and Ben Roethlisberger Snubbed
December 28th, 2013 at 7:31 PM
On Friday, the NFL announced the selections for the revamped 2013 NFL Pro Bowl with two members of the Pittsburgh Steelers making the grade. Unfortunately, as usual some deserving players were left out of the 86 that ultimately will make up the rosters. ***PHOTO1*** The two members of the team...

Pittsburgh Steelers Keep Their Playoff Hopes Alive by Defeating the Green Bay Packers
December 23rd, 2013 at 5:48 PM
  2013 has been one of the craziest seasons in recent memory across the NFL. That trend continued Sunday, where the Pittsburgh Steelers inched on step closer to the impossible, by defeating the Green Bay Packers 38-31 in one of the most exciting games of the year.***PHOTO1*** Needing a lot of...

Pittsburgh Steelers Keep Their Playoff Hopes Alive by Defeating the Cincinnati Bengals in AFC North Action
December 15th, 2013 at 11:59 PM
For all the talk that the team was not about to rollover and play for 2014, the Pittsburgh Steelers came out Sunday and backed it up. After a furious start, the Steelers held on to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 30-20 in AFC North action. In the process they kept their...

Desperate Pittsburgh Steelers Fall Short of a Miracle Comeback
December 9th, 2013 at 10:02 PM
On a disappointing Sunday afternoon in which the Pittsburgh Steelers fell to 34-28 to the Miami Dolphins, fans and the team were left to wonder what if. What if Maukice Pouncey was not injured week one, what if the defense could stop giving up big plays, and even what it...

Pittsburgh Steelers Activate Tight End Matt Spaeth from Injured Reserve
December 7th, 2013 at 7:45 PM
After a miserable 0-4 start, then embarrassingly dropped to 2-6, the season looked dark. However, incredibly, the Pittsburgh Steelers are still alive for a playoff spot. Yes, they need to win and receive some help, but they are alive. This week, they can take a step forward against a team...

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 Keep Their Playoff Hopes Alive by Defeating the Cleveland Browns in AFC North Action
November 24th, 2013 at 7:11 PM
For a third consecutive week, the Pittsburgh Steelers faced a tough opponent but came together to pull out a victory.  This time, they went into Cleveland and beat their division rivals 27-11, setting up a critical AFC North battle on Thanksgiving against the Baltimore Ravens. At 5-6, both the Steelers...

Pittsburgh Steelers Offense Must Come up Big Again Against the Cleveland Browns
November 23rd, 2013 at 11:14 PM
It has been close to a week since the Pittsburgh Steelers offense came to life, and in turn spawns debate over the long-term idea of making the no-huddle offense the staple of their attack. Everywhere, in bars, on talk radio, and around water coolers, that was the talk. Should they...

Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week
November 20th, 2013 at 9:43 PM
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger continues to be at the center of many conversations on national NFL shows. Whether it is his relationship with offensive coordinator Todd Haley, the spot on use of the no-huddle against the Detroit Lions or his reported interest in being traded during the off season,...