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Pittsburgh Steelers Must Decide on Blocking Philosophy Before Hiring New Offensive Line Coach
January 4th, 2014 at 8:22 PM
Now that a day has passed since the Pittsburgh Steelers fired offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr, the reasoning is still somewhat unclear. Yes, 2013 was not a perfect year for that unit, but many strides were made.***PHOTO1*** Looking back at some game tape, this move may have been decided...

Pittsbugh Steelers Sign Offensive Lineman David Snow
December 5th, 2013 at 11:28 PM
As game day draws near for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the big question in most fans minds is what will the offensive line look like on Sunday? For good reason, as the unit has been battered and bruised all season, and may resemble more of a patchwork quilt this weekend against the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Lose Fernando Velasco for the Season; Ink Two Offensive Linemen
November 30th, 2013 at 8:48 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers got physically battered on Thursday. The fall-out from the 22-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens continues to be felt on the injury front. On Saturday, the team started to put some pieces together for their final four games. ***PHOTO1*** While five players were on the sideline as...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defense Will Have Their Hands Full with the Detroit Lions
November 16th, 2013 at 6:41 PM
The big injury news has been centered around the Pittsburgh Steelers battered offensive line and for good reason. The unit, which has not been the same since losing center Maurkice Pouncey in Week 1, has failed to offer consistent protection for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and open holes in the running...

Pittsburgh Steelers Could Learn a Lesson from the Pittsburgh Pirates This Weekend
October 5th, 2013 at 10:04 PM
On Friday, Pittsburghers everywhere watched something special, something that hopefully, members of the Pittsburgh Steelers were paying attention to. What was it? It was a 7-1 Pittsburgh Pirates victory in the Division Series against the Saint Louis Cardinals. While that may not seem like a big deal, it was the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Vs Cincinnati Bengals are Set to Cap Off an Exciting Week 2
September 15th, 2013 at 9:14 PM
It is crazy what one sub par week in the NFL will cause. As we sit on the eve of the Week 2 finale, the Pittsburgh Steelers (0-1) head into Cincinnati to face the Cincinnati Bengals (0-1) on Monday Night Football complete with more questions than answers at this point...

Fernando Velasco Could Start at Center for the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2
September 15th, 2013 at 12:25 AM
Lost in the injury news of the week has been the addition of center Fernando Velasco. The unrestricted free agent and former Tennessee Titans pivot, could prove to be the biggest acquisition of 2013.***PHOTO1*** In looking back at some tape for 2012, Velasco, a former undrafted rookie free agent from...

Pittsburgh Steelers Make Roster Moves After Three Key Players for the Season
September 9th, 2013 at 9:26 PM
Once the dust settled after the debacle against the Tennessee Titans in Week 1 of the NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves ties with the rest of the teams in the AFC North with a 0-1 record. While that may give them some solace in the standings, it does...

Pittsburgh Steelers Lose More than the Game Against the Tennessee Titans
September 8th, 2013 at 10:03 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to the Tennessee Titans 16-9 in their season opener. In the process, they may have also lost the anchors to both their offense and defense for the season due to injury. ***PHOTO1*** In many ways, it was the early loss of Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey...

Pittsburgh Steelers Name 2013 Team Captains
September 2nd, 2013 at 10:37 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers appear to be a team in transition, with a new look roster that will see at least seven new starters on the field in Week 1. Leading this group are some core veterans, with four of those being voted as team Captains..***PHOTO1*** While some may view the...

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 Complete Rain-Filled First Open Practice
July 27th, 2013 at 11:35 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished their first open practice of training camp Saturday and appeared to make a positive impression. While the weather was not perfect with scattered heavy rains affecting the drills, fans were not deterred and saw some positive events.***PHOTO1***Yes, these first days at training camp are still out...

Pittsburgh Steelers Center Maurkice Pouncey Issues Statement Concerning Recent Social Media Photographs
July 15th, 2013 at 10:30 PM
Sunday, Steelers 101 covered the news story concerning Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey photographed wear a “Free Hernandez” ball cap.  On Monday, as reported, the organization met with the anchor of their offensive line about the situation.***PHOTO1***The pictured were taken in a nightclub where Pouncey and his twin brother Mike,...

Pittsburgh Steelers Intend to Speak with Maurkice Pouncey About Recent Social Media Pictures
July 14th, 2013 at 11:28 PM
Much of the internet is seeing an outcry of mixed emotions following the verdict in the Zimmerman Trial, including the ill timed tweets from NFL players such as Victor Cruz, Roddy White and former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison. However, it was another internet incident by a current member of...

Authorities in Aaron Hernandez Case May Head to Pittsburgh to Connect Some Dots
July 3rd, 2013 at 11:41 PM
It is hard to believe that Pittsburgh Steelers training camp is only three weeks away. Here in Pittsburgh on the eve of Independence Day, it is still amazing how quiet it is around the city as far as the Steelers are concerned. Even though much of the talk has centered...

Breaking Down the Offensive Line for 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
May 25th, 2013 at 10:39 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...

Could the Pittsburgh Steelers Continue to Build Their Offensive Line Early in the NFL Draft?
January 24th, 2013 at 9:49 PM
As the playoffs drag on in this lull before the Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and the hated Baltimore Ravens, many Pittsburgh Steelers fans are already fixated on the NFL Draft. This is for good reason, this draft will be critical for the Steelers, as they have many...

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...

Heath Miller and Maurkice Pouncey Only Pittsburgh Steelers Named to Pro Bowl
December 26th, 2012 at 9:55 PM
Two Pittsburgh Steelers receiver word today that they were selected to the 2012 Pro Bowl. This marked the fewest Steelers selected to the game since 2000, when linebacker Jason Gildon was the lone representative.***PHOTO1***Of course, for center Maurkice Pouncey and tight end Heath Miller, they will have differing emotions about...

Ben Roethlisberger Set to Start for Pittsburgh Steelers Against the San Diego Chargers
December 7th, 2012 at 11:12 PM
After three long weeks (1-2) the Pittsburgh Steelers expect to welcome back quarterback Ben Roethlisberger under center Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. The franchise signal caller has practiced all week and is listed as probable on the all-important Friday injury report. For the Steelers, his return is coming at a...