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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...

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 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...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Carolina Panthers Free Safety Mike Mitchell
March 11th, 2014 at 10:39 PM
On Tuesday, NFL teams commenced a feeding frenzy as the bell rang on the start of the annual free agent signing period. For fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, this is usually just another day of the year; as the Steelers rarely venture into the waters until the frenzy has died...

Is This the Year the Pittsburgh Steelers Trade Down in the Draft?
March 9th, 2014 at 10:40 PM
Every offseason as the NFL Draft approaches and fans wonder what their teams are planning. Mock drafts are written projecting what players are to be selected, as well as what teams may pull off that draft day deal to move up and grab a coveted player, or trade back to...

Pittsburgh Steelers Make Roster Moves to Free Salary Cap Space
March 5th, 2014 at 9:51 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers had busy day on Wednesday as the team made multiple roster moves to meet the leagues salary cap. In the process, they trimmed over $10 million from their 2014 Cap. ***PHOTO1*** The day started with word of two contact extensions to fan favorites, tight end Heath Miller...

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 List Terence Garvin Out, Jason Worilds and Emmanuel Sanders Questionable for Week 17
December 27th, 2013 at 8:36 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers sit two days away from their season finale with the Cleveland Browns in a relatively healthy condition on the field, with only one player ruled out of action. Unfortunately, their playoff hopes are not in such good condition, needing a miracle and some luck to finally overcome...

Markus Wheaton Must See More Action Moving Forward Over the Final Two Weeks
December 19th, 2013 at 9:43 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing for their match-up against the Green Bay Packers. While they do have an extremely slim chance at making the playoffs, it remains an unlikely scenario. Soon, the reality of a second consecutive disappointing season will hit home and they will be facing some huge off-season...

Pittsburgh Steelers Center Cody Wallace Fined for Multiple Infractions Against the Miami Dolphins
December 13th, 2013 at 11:15 PM
Pittsburgh Steelers center Cody Wallace had a rough week after making his first start of 2013 against the Miami Dolphins. First he was publically called out for grabbing Randy Starks groin on Monday.  Now, the NFL got their shot in by fining Wallace for that and another on-field infraction.***PHOTO1*** In...

Pittsburgh Steelers Could Be Without Three Defensive Starters for Their Sunday Battle
December 12th, 2013 at 8:57 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are going all out for this week against the Cincinnati Bengals, with all talk of potentially evaluating players for 2014 on Sunday already being discarded by head coach Mike Tomlin. Unfortunately, the injury situation may not support his desires in this game. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, wide receiver...

The Pittsburgh Steelers Must Start Playing for 2014
December 10th, 2013 at 10:24 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off two disappointing losses against the Baltimore Ravens and Miami Dolphins, basically ending their season. Now, they must bring all hands on deck, in this match-up against their division rival Cincinnati Bengals. ***PHOTO1***Incredibly, unlike the disappointing 2012 version of the Steelers, it has been the...

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 Look to Continue Winning Ways Against the Baltimore Ravens
November 28th, 2013 at 12:09 AM
The 5-6 Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off another impressive victory, becoming the first team in the AFC North to win on the road against a division rival in 2013. This 27-11 victory over the Cleveland Browns was a full team effort, as the defense came to life forcing turnovers and the offense continued...

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...

Is William Gay the Pittsburgh Steelers Most Important Offseason Signing?
July 9th, 2013 at 11:54 PM
When the Pittsburgh Steelers inked William Gay to a three-year contract early this offseason, little did fans know that could be the most important move of the offseason. Yes, drafting Jarvis Jones in the first round fills a long term void, and re-signing Matt Spaeth could pay dividends if Heath...

Breaking Down the Safeties for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
June 2nd, 2013 at 10:41 PM
With the news of the Mike Adams stabbing resonating throughout Steeler Nation, we at Steelers 101 would like to wish him a speedy recovery. Injuries are always tough to deal with, but when these injuries come from the hands of criminals, it is much harder to understand. Get well Mike!***PHOTO1***The safety...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre Free Agency Draft Needs – Defense
February 25th, 2013 at 8:55 PM
Sunday, Steelers 101 covered the early list of needs on the offensive side if the ball for the Pittsburgh Steelers, today the focus will shift to the defense. This was to coincide with prospects from that side of the ball taking the field in Indianapolis at the NFL Scouting Combine.***PHOTO1***As...

Just How Bad is the Pittsburgh Steelers Salary Cap Situation?
February 17th, 2013 at 9:36 PM
Over the past month, the major talk around the city has been the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap and how it will influence this offseason. Some fans wonder if it is that bad. It is! At this point, it appears that the Steelers have $133,498,298 in adjusted salary cap salary on...