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Pittsburgh Steelers Lose One Free Agent; Schedule Visits with Two Defensive Linemen
March 13th, 2014 at 10:42 PM
On Thursday, the Pittsburgh Steelers watched two more of their players reach deals in other cities. While one, LaMarr Woodley, was released and was not expected back; there was an outside shot that defensive end Ziggy Hood could have returned. ***PHOTO1*** Hood may have become an option once Al Woods...

Pittsburgh Steelers Face Many Questions on Defense Heading into 2014
February 3rd, 2014 at 10:24 PM
 Pittsburgh Steelers got to see what an attacking and dominate defense can do, as the Seattle Seahawks destroyed the Denver Broncos on Sunday in the Super Bowl. Their intimidating and physical brand of defense embarrassed the Broncos number one offense, something that used to be synonymous with the Steelers.***PHOTO1*** For...

Pittsburgh Steelers Potential Free Agent Nose Tackle Targets
January 6th, 2014 at 10:22 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are never a team that treads deeply into free agency and with their salary cap situation 2014 should not see a change. However, if there was ever a time to make a splash this would be the year.***PHOTO1*** Needing an influx of talent on defense, this would...

Who are the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Free Agent Priorities?
January 5th, 2014 at 11:26 PM
On the final day of Wildcard weekend, it will be easy for fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers to wonder what could have been, as the San Diego Chargers went into Cincinnati and knocked off the Bungles. While those thoughts are nice, it cannot change the fact that 2013 was another...

A Quick Look at the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Team Needs
January 2nd, 2014 at 10:10 PM
As the Pittsburgh Steelers enter 2014, they have a lot of unanswered questions. With the team coming off a second straight 8-8 season, improvements must be made. However, unlike 2012, this team feels like it is on an upswing instrad of a downward spiral.***PHOTO1*** While there is a lot to...

Brett Keisel Practices Fully; LaMarr Woodley Limited as Pittsburgh Steelers Continue to Prepare for the Baltimore Ravens
November 26th, 2013 at 9:33 PM
With time dwindling on preparations for their critical AFC North battle with the hated Baltimore Ravens, the Pittsburgh Steelers received some good new at practice. Veteran defensive end Brett Keisel was a full participant for a second straight session. However, the same cannot be said for fellow starter linebacker LaMarr...

Pittsburgh Steelers Comeback and Defeat the Detroit Lions 37-27
November 17th, 2013 at 7:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers faced a tough task and needed a complete team effort if they wanted to start stacking some victories Sunday against the Detroit Lions. That is exactly what they got. After exchanging leads early, the Steelers completed what many thought unthinkable, by defeating the Lions 37-27. ***PHOTO1*** Though...

Pittsburgh Steelers Continue to Prepare for Detroit Lions Minus Three Starters
November 15th, 2013 at 10:28 PM
Another day goes by, and again the Pittsburgh Steelers see three starters miss practice as they prepare to face the Detroit Lions. While all three are veterans, it is looking like an unlikely scenario to see all three suit up on Sunday.***PHOTO1***At this point, defensive end Brett Keisel (planter fasciitis-questionable)...

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...

Pittsburgh Steelers Demote Mike Adams and Ziggy Hood Heading into Week 6
October 8th, 2013 at 10:44 PM
Pirates Fever is still drowning out the misery that is the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers and their dismal 0-4 start. In fact, the was little fanfare given to the news Tuesday that head coach Mike Tomlin is finally making a line-up change that many fans have been calling for and it...

Could Ziggy Hood Be Next up for a Contract Extension?
June 16th, 2013 at 9:25 PM
Fathers' Day is always a great day and a special day for many in Steeler Nation. From us at Steelers 101, we would like to take a chance to thank all of the fathers that follow us  and read our material: from all of us at the website, Happy Fathers'...

Breaking Down the Defensive Line for 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
May 27th, 2013 at 11:18 PM
As America celebrates Memorial Day, it is time to stop, remember and appreciate those who have served our country.  Too often, those men and women who defend our freedom are overlooked and forgotten, especially when comparing it to the appreciation and gratitude fans show their favorite sports team. To those...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive End Ziggy Hood to Host Strikes 4 Kids Charity Bowling Tournament
May 9th, 2013 at 10:39 PM
Everywhere fans look; they see the many negative events that involve NFL players. Unfortunately, these transgressions often overshadow the great work that NFL players do everyday between their personal charities or working hand-in-hand with organizations to make a difference in the community. One such event sits on the horizon and...

Safety Troy Polamalu Returns to Practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers
November 23rd, 2012 at 10:40 PM
Two days after welcoming some new players and seeing a Pro Bowl player return to the practice field, history repeated itself for the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday. Safety Troy Polamalu, who has missed the majority of the season battling a calf injury, took part in team activities today.***PHOTO1***While he was limited...

Battered Pittsburgh Steelers Fall to the Baltimore Ravens in AFC North Action
November 19th, 2012 at 10:33 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens were caught up in a typical match-up. In the end, this physical and hard-fought game was separated by one special teams play, with the Ravens taking the first battle of the season 13-10.***PHOTO1***The Steelers wasted little time after taking the opening kickoff to take...

Breaking Down the Defensive Line for the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
May 24th, 2012 at 8:33 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are in somewhat a rebuilding stage along their defensive line. Gone to retirement are long-time veterans defensive end Aaron Smith and nose tackle Chris Hoke and even nose tackle Casey Hampton, who is recovering from an ACL injury,  had to take a large pay cut to remain...

The Season That was a Failure for the Pittsburgh Steelers
January 14th, 2012 at 11:41 PM
Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers 2011 season has been closed, how are we to assess this season?  The Steelers have set a standard with six Super Bowl Championships over the years, which means the expectation is to win it all every year.  While that is unrealistic, in New York Yankees fans expect a World Series every year and anything short...

Assessing the Pittsburgh Steelers Win Over the Cleveland Browns
January 2nd, 2012 at 12:40 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to earn their 12th victory of the 2011 regular season as they toppled the Cleveland Browns 13-9.  With the playoffs now on the horizon and the Steelers holding down the No. 5 seed, the road to the Super Bowl will be tough and it will begin against the Denver Broncos next Sunday.  ***PHOTO1***With...

Assessing the Pittsburgh Steelers Loss to the San Francisco 49ers
December 21st, 2011 at 10:01 PM
Over 24 hours have passed since the Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night and there is a lot to assess in that defeat.  If the Steelers had won they would have finally gotten a leg up on the Baltimore Ravens, they would have taken over the top spot in the AFC as...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Have Success in the Playoffs… Healthy or Hot?
December 9th, 2011 at 6:23 PM
The season is winding down with the Pittsburgh Steelers at 10-3 and currently in 1st place in the AFC North.  Although the full slate of week 14 games have yet to be played and the Baltimore Ravens hold a 9-3 record and the division tie-breaker by way of the series sweep. ...