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Pittsburgh Steelers Mutually Agree to Part Ways with Longtime Defensive Coordinator Dick LeBeau
January 10th, 2015 at 5:28 PM
While Mike Tomlin wanted Todd Haley back as his offensive coordinator for the 2015 season, he did not feel the same way with longtime defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau and the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers had the tough choice to make. ***PHOTO1*** On Saturday afternoon, Steve Stout of the Urbana Citizen...

Mike Tomlin Won’t Commit to Dick LeBeau Returning as Steelers Defensive Coordinator for 2015
January 8th, 2015 at 8:39 PM
In the past, it was always a foregone conclusion that Dick LeBeau would always return to the Pittsburgh Steelers as their defensive coordinator, but this time, Mike Tomlin was not as affirmative. ***PHOTO1*** While Tomlin announced on Thursday that Todd Haley would be back with the team as the offensive coordinator for...

Steelers to Retain Todd Haley as Offensive Coordinator; Signs 2-Year Extension
January 8th, 2015 at 7:40 PM
When Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media to talk about their disappointing 30-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, he mentioned that he's still not over it, but he did mention that one of his assistant coaches will return for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Tomlin will bring back offensive coordinator...

Ben Roethlisberger Hopeful to Sign Contract Extension Soon with Pittsburgh Steelers
January 6th, 2015 at 3:24 PM
Despite struggling in their 30-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens last week, Ben Roethlisberger is coming off by far one of his best seasons as a professional at age 32. ***PHOTO1*** Roethlisberger threw for 4,952 yards, 32 touchdowns and nine interceptions and lead them to the AFC North division title with an...

Pittsburgh Steelers Come up Short, Defeated by Baltimore Ravens 30-17 in AFC Wild Card Round
January 4th, 2015 at 12:39 AM
Without Le'Veon Bell in the backfield for the Pittsburgh Steelers, it was obvious that they missed his presence on the field and the Baltimore Ravens took full advantage of it on Saturday night at Heinz Field in their AFC Wild Card matchup. ***PHOTO1*** The number 6 seed Ravens marched into...

Le’Veon Bell Out for Pittsburgh Steelers in Wild Card Game Vs. Baltimore Ravens
January 3rd, 2015 at 2:53 AM
If the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to win their first playoff game since the 2010 season, they're going to have to do so without their star running back. ***PHOTO1*** Le'Veon Bell, who was hurt during the Steelers' Week 17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals that allowed Pittsburgh to win the AFC North...

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August 24th, 2014 at 8:47 AM
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Breaking Down the Inside Linebackers for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
July 7th, 2014 at 10:03 PM
There will definitely be a different look to the Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebackers in 2014. Gone is veteran Larry Foote, who missed almost the all of 2013 due to injury. While Lawrence Timmons returns, the cast of players next to him will be different. ***PHOTO1*** Starting opposite Timmons will likely...

Breaking Down the Defensive Line for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
July 5th, 2014 at 9:46 PM
As America continues to celebrate Independence Day this weekend, it is time to stop, remember, and appreciate those who have served our country and protected our freedom. Too often, those men and women who defend our freedom are overlooked and forgotten, especially when comparing it to the appreciation and gratitude...

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...

Breaking Down the Offensive Line for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
June 25th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
The breakdown of the potential 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers offense is nearly complete. With the skill positions wrapped up, all that remains is potentially the most important part of he unit, the offensive line. This season, the line will be undergoing some schematic changes, including the move toward a more zone-based...

Breaking Down the Running Back Position for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
June 23rd, 2014 at 9:41 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers running game has been hot and cold over the past few seasons, mostly cold according to the majority of fans. Of course, the causes are many, no consistency from the backs, a battered offensive line, and questionable play calling. Although, there were signs of improvement in 2013,...

Pittsburgh Steelers Beat Writer Ed Bouchette Named Recipient of the Annual Dick McCann Award
June 20th, 2014 at 11:58 PM
For many fans, watching retired Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis be passed over for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame was unbelievable. While never an explosive player, he may be the greatest big back in history and should be in the hall. ***PHOTO1*** Although Bettis will not...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Second Round Pick Stephon Tuitt to a Four-Year Contract
June 18th, 2014 at 11:12 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their minicamp on Wednesday with an array of big plays for both the offensive and defensive units. During the session, the team also found time to make some roster moves. ***PHOTO1*** The most important move was to secure their final draft choice, Notre Dame defensive end...

Breaking Down the Wide Receiver Position for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
June 17th, 2014 at 10:11 PM
The Steelers' wide receivers are an interesting bunch and there will be some critical that will take place during this offseason. Steelers 101 has documented the receiver situation many times with Antonio Brown and free agent signee Lance Moore assuming the veteran leadership roles as Jerricho Cotchery (Carolina Panthers) and...

Pittsburgh Steelers Prepare to Open Minicamp on Tuesday
June 16th, 2014 at 10:47 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished their OTAs last week and will be set for their mandatory minicamp starting on Tuesday. For some, this step in the process will be important, as the staff is working on depth charts and the front office is weighing extensions. ***PHOTO1*** For the first time in...

Pittsburgh Steelers Mourn the Loss of Legend Chuck Noll
June 14th, 2014 at 10:50 PM
Friday was a sad day in Pittsburgh and across the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers and Steeler Nation lost another one of their all-time greats, as Hall of Fame head coach Chuck Noll passed away at his Sewickley home. Prior to his passing, the 82-year-old former coach had been under a...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Third Round Pick Dri Archer to a Four-Year Contract
June 13th, 2014 at 9:28 PM
One day after the Pittsburgh Steelers extended the contract of center Maukice Pouncey, the team reached a contract agreement with one of their two remaining unsigned draft choices: Dri Archer. At this point, no specific details of the four-year contract have been released. ***PHOTO1*** Archer was the fastest player (official...

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...