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Pittsburgh Steelers to Retain Keith Butler as Linebacker’s Coach
January 18th, 2014 at 11:40 PM
Every season, teams reach out to the Pittsburgh Steelers for permission to speak with linebacker’s coach Keith Butler about their opening for a defensive coordinator. 2014 started off the same way, fortunately for the Steelers, it ended the same way as well.***PHOTO1***Long considered the heir-apparent to Dick LeBeau, Butler has...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defense Must Wake up and Regain Their Swagger
November 9th, 2013 at 8:28 PM
What a weird week and season is has been for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Face it, the stars have aligned in some alternate universe where the Pittsburgh Pirates are the championship contenders in the city and the once proud Steelers franchise is at the bottom of their division. Insane, honestly, insane.***PHOTO1***...

Pittsburgh Steelers Must Find Answers on Defense
November 7th, 2013 at 7:23 PM
There is no hiding the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers defense is struggling in 2013. In fact, talk of their vast struggles reached a point where head coach Mike Tomlin had to give defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau a vote of confidence. Now fans are left to wonder where the problems...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look for First Victory of 2013 Against the New York Jets
October 13th, 2013 at 12:07 AM
The time is now for the 0-4 Pittsburgh Steelers to stop the bleeding, or at least, stop killing themselves with penalties and turnovers. Every week seems to be a new challenge, between a struggling running game and injuries. This week, they have limited excuses, as their health has improved and they are taking...

Could Predictability on Defense Be at the Heart of the Pittsburgh Steelers Lack of Turnovers?
September 25th, 2013 at 10:20 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will likely welcome back both running back Le’Veon Bell (foot) and cornerback Cortez Allen (ankle) this week for their match-up against the Minnesota Vikings. While this development could be a positive step, only time will tell what kind of impact the two players make.***PHOTO1***This is especially the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Should Have Both Coordinators Back for the 2013 Campaign
December 27th, 2012 at 11:29 PM
As the end of the 2012 campaign nears for the Pittsburgh Steelers, it is time to start dissecting what went wrong this season and peer into what the future might hold. One area where the team should be set moving forward is on the coaching staff; at least at the...

Pittsburgh Steelers – Cleveland Browns GameDay
January 1st, 2012 at 12:00 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will face the Cleveland Browns in week 17 and this game has much meaning to the seeding in the AFC one week before the playoffs begin.  If the Steelers win and get help from the Cincinnati Bengals over the Baltimore Ravens they will win the AFC North division. ...

Free Safety Ryan Clark Has Been a Staple of the Defense in 2011
December 16th, 2011 at 1:22 PM
Ryan Clark has been a consistently good safety since joining the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2006 after a couple of seasons with the Washington Redskins and New York Giants.  While always a very reliable player in his six seasons in coach Dick Lebeau's very dangerous defense, Clark has yet to play...

Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacking Core Has Been Devastated by Injuries
November 1st, 2011 at 9:33 PM
The most fabled position for the Pittsburgh Steelers franchise is the linebacker spot.  The Steelers have been assembling great defenses and producing all-pro linebackers for several decades from the likes of Jack Ham and Jack Lambert to Greg Lloyd and Kevin Greene to the current likes of Lamarr Woodley and...

New England Patriots – Pittsburgh Steelers GameDay
October 30th, 2011 at 8:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** As the NFL season enters week eight the Pittsburgh Steelers will have a tough challenge against the New England Patriots, whom they have only beaten twice since 2004.  Tom Brady in his career has only lost to the Steelers once ever, which means Pittsburgh will have their hands full...

Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker James Farrior Still Can Play Despite His Age
October 28th, 2011 at 5:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** James Farrior, middle linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers, is slow. Say it once out loud and say it as bluntly and casually as possible. He isn’t just a “step slow” on certain plays. James Farrior is slow. You can say it without serious issue or fear because Farrior is also...

Mid Week Pittsburgh Steelers Injury Report for Week Eight
October 26th, 2011 at 10:49 PM
Going into their week eight contest with the New England Patriots, as a whole the Pittsburgh Steelers may be as healthy as they have been since the opening game, but a couple key missing defensive cogs will put the team at a distinct disadvantage versus the league's forth ranked scoring...

Can the Pittsburgh Steelers Defense Finally Beat Tom Brady?
October 26th, 2011 at 1:00 PM
If there is one quarterback that has had the Pittsburgh Steelers defenses' number over the last eight years it is certainly Tom Brady of the New England Patriots.  Brady has lead the Patriots pass offense to number one ranked in the NFL this season, but what will happen when they...

Pittsburgh Steelers Aaron Smith Out for the Season After Undergoing Neck Surgery
October 25th, 2011 at 10:54 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers announced yesterday that veteran defensive end Aaron Smith would be placed on injured reserve as he required season-ending neck surgery.  Smith has been injured multiple times over the course of the past couple seasons, including three stints on injured reserve in three consecutive years and four of...

The Pittsburgh Steelers Pass Their Way to Victory Over the Arizona Cardinals
October 23rd, 2011 at 10:25 PM
Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was the star in the 32-20 week seven victory over the Arizona Cardinals with 361 yards and three touchdowns on 26 of 39 passing.  The Steelers defense came out quick and fierce, pressuring quarterback Kevin Kolb with two sacks and an interception and stuffing the...

The Pittsburgh Steelers Hold on for the Victory Over the Jacksonville Jaguars
October 16th, 2011 at 9:27 PM
Rashard Mendenhall returned from a hamstring injury today in a big way versus the Jacksonville Jaguars.  Posting his highest carry and yard totals of the season, the star running back helped the Steelers hold on for a big win in the week six contest at Heinz Field.  The Steelers lead...

How Will Lawrence Timmons Handle Moving to Outside, While James Harrison is Out for the Pittsburgh Steelers?
October 9th, 2011 at 8:20 AM
In this Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans, Lawrence Timmons will be moving to outside linebacker in order to replace the injured James Harrison in the 3-4 defense.  Timmons, who has played inside linebacker since he was drafted in 2007 was actually taken in the 1st round out of Florida...

How Will Dick LeBeau Solve the Pittsburgh Steelers Inability to Stop the Run?
October 6th, 2011 at 9:27 AM
***PHOTO1***It is no secret that the biggest problem for the Pittsburgh Steelers defense is something that they once were the best in the league at stopping.  Now it seems offensive coordinators have finally solved the mystery that has plagued them over the last eight seasons, which is running the football on...

If Ike Taylor Leaves, Who Steps up in Pittsburgh Steelers Secondary?
July 9th, 2011 at 8:41 AM
One of the most important areas to the success of the Pittsburgh Steelers is their secondary.  There are many rumors and ideas floating around about what will happen once the new CBA is signed.  There are rumors about the possible loss of Ike Taylor. ***PHOTO1*** Here are a list of random thoughts on...

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Dick Lebeau to Face Biggest Challenge
July 7th, 2011 at 2:24 PM
Yesterday Steelers 101 hit on the fact that Ike Taylor will likely leave Pittsburgh for a big pay day after eight seasons with the Steelers. Taylor in unquestionably Pittsburgh’s best cornerback so there will be a gap to fill for the upcoming season. With the Steelers drafting so many corner...