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Could the Pittsburgh Steelers Use Their Franchise Tag on Linebacker Jason Worilds?
February 25th, 2014 at 10:43 PM
With all of the news coming out of the NFL Combine, it is easy to overlook the fact that the free agency period starts in a mere two weeks. For the Pittsburgh Steelers, there is a lot of work to do and decisions to be made, with none more pressing...

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...

2014 NFL Draft One of the Deepest in Decades
February 14th, 2014 at 9:25 PM
As the Winter Olympics and the start of Pittsburgh Pirates spring training, the Pittsburgh Steelers have taken a quick backseat in the press. Of course, General manager Kevin Colbert did meet with the media to discuss the direction of the franchise. ***PHOTO1*** During this event, Colbert discussed the depth of...

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert Confident Team Will Easily Open Salary Cap Space
February 13th, 2014 at 9:14 PM
With the weather for most of the East Coast a mess, NFL fans across the region will have a chance to explore their teams off-season plans. For fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the first thing they will have to explore is their salary cap mess, as according to general manager...

Ben Roethlisberger Trade Rumors Sparking Debates Throughout Pittsburgh
November 11th, 2013 at 9:07 PM
One day after the dust settled on the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-10 victory over the Buffalo Bills, as expected all the talk centered on the NFL Network report that franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would like to be traded. Incredibly, while this story has been refuted on every front, fans have different...

Poor Decisions Made by the Pittsburgh Steelers Coaching Staff and Front Office Led to the Dismal 2013 Rushing Attack
September 19th, 2013 at 10:26 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their preps for their Week 3 match-up against the Chicago Bears, and saw rookie second round selection Le’Veon Bell get in a little work. While fans should be somewhat excited at the possibility of Bell helping jump-start the putrid running game, it is unlikely that it...

Former Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker James Harrison May Be Open to Return, but are the Feelings Mutual?
March 25th, 2013 at 9:51 PM
Linebacker James Harrison, who was released earlier in the offseason after refusing to take a pay cut, is still on the market after the Baltimore Ravens inked defensive end / linebacker Elvis Dumervil over the weekend. It was reported that the 2008 Defensive Player of the Year was scheduled to...

NFL Draft 2013 – Quarterback Prospect Tyler Bray – Tennessee
March 21st, 2013 at 11:05 PM
After signing back up quarterback Bruce Gradkowski,  General manager Kevin Colbert of the Pittsburgh Steelers has said that the team wants to bring in a young quarterback in the draft to develop behind Ben Roethlisberger. Of course, with so many needs, this will be a mid-to-late round prospect; the trick...

Is Larry Foote the Most Important Unrestricted Free Agent for the Pittsburgh Steelers?
February 22nd, 2013 at 11:41 PM
When Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert talked with the media from the NFL Combine, much of the initial water cooler conversations directly after it centered on the salary cap and the potential dysfunction in the locker room.  Even Friday, retired Steelers Hines Ward sounded off on this potential rift....

Pittsburgh Steelers are Looking for Linebacker Jason Worilds to Take His Game up a Level in 2013
February 21st, 2013 at 10:25 PM
There is no secret about the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation. The team needs to shave close to $20 million to sign their draft class, restricted free agents (6), and some of their unrestricted free agents (19). To reach that point, there will be some deals restructured and some players...

Pittsburgh Steelers Dodge a Bullet, Retain Omar Khan in Their Front Office
January 22nd, 2013 at 11:46 PM
It seems almost a right of passage every offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers are up against the salary cap, and Director of Football and Business Administration Omar Khan is courted by perspective employers as a potential General Manager candidate. Unfortunately, he has not been able to reach the NFL front pinnacle.***PHOTO1***While,...

Why is It All Quiet on the Search for the New Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Line Coach?
January 21st, 2013 at 11:06 PM
Most of the offseason to this point has been focused on what type of moves Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin plan to make with the roster. However, are these questions masking something that should be more pressing, the coaching staff?***PHOTO1***Offensive coordinator Todd Haley did...

Kevin Colbert Sees a Different Roster for the 2013 Season
January 16th, 2013 at 10:25 PM
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert spoke Wednesday, and dropped a few messages about the offseason. While the majority of his message was expected, there was a couple of subtle significance.***PHOTO1***Starting there, the idea of draft a quarterback relatively early in the draft has not been removed from the table. That being...

Pittsburgh Steelers Number One Offseason Priority Should Be Cornerback Keenan Lewis
January 4th, 2013 at 10:17 PM
When the Pittsburgh Steelers have a disappointing season, there are always differing opinions on the cause. Was it the offense? Was it the defense? All great questions that fans continually ask, while complimenting them with what can be done to get the team back on top.***PHOTO1***In looking back at 2012,...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Select Number 17 in the 2013 NFL Draft
January 3rd, 2013 at 9:33 PM
What are the positions of need? What veteran will not return? Will there be coaching changes? What has to be done to make the playoffs again? These are common questions for Pittsburgh Steelers fans, who do not like the fact that the team missed the playoffs in 2012. While fans...

Has Casey Hampton Played His Last Down for the Pittsburgh Steelers?
January 1st, 2013 at 8:30 PM
As the Pittsburgh Steelers begin to navigate through this offseason, they will have to make some tough roster decisions in the coming weeks. With the team clearly over the salary cap, like last offseason, some veteran stalwarts have likely played their last game for the Steelers.***PHOTO1***One player clearly in the...

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Fans May Miss Running Back Rashard Mendenhall More than They Think
June 20th, 2012 at 10:28 PM
When the season opens in 2012, there is a great possibility that two starters from the 2011 campaign will be on the PUP list for the Steelers, running back Rashard Mendenhall and nose tackle Casey Hampton. Ironically, this was to be (and is) a huge season for both players as...

Assessing the NFL Draft and Past Pittsburgh Steelers’ Drafts
May 15th, 2011 at 8:11 AM
Every year many prognosticators and analysts sit will religiously grade every team’s draft. Although this is great for fans to follow, the trust grading of a draft is done over three or four seasons, then looking back to truly assess what had taken place. For example we can all look back...

Grading the Pittsburgh Steelers Draft
April 28th, 2011 at 10:01 AM
1 - Cameron Heyward, DE, Ohio State (6-5, 294); 2 - Marcus Gilbert, OT, Florida (6-6, 330); 3 - Curtis Brown, CB, Texas (6-0, 185); 4 - Cortez Allen, CB, Citadel (6-1, 197); 5 - Chris Carter, OLB, Fresno State (6-1, 248); 6 - Keith Williams, OG, Nebraska (6-4, 318); 7 - Baron Batch, RB, Texas...