Daily Archives: July 27, 2012

Steelers Sign Antonio Brown to Contract Extension

The Steelers have announced that wide receiver Antonio Brown’s contract has been extended for five years through the 2017 season. Financial terms of the new contract were not disclosed.   “We are e......

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Steelers ink Antonio Brown to long-term deal

The good news is that a Steelers receiver has gotten a new contract.  The bad news is that his name isn’t Mike Wallace. Per a league source, the Steelers have signed receiver Antonio Brown to a five-year, $ 42.5 million extension. Brown, a sixth-round draft pick in 2010, was the team’s MVP in 2011. Signed under…

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Steelers and Antonio Brown Agree on Contract Extension Through the 2017 Season


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Players Start Arriving For Steelers Training Camp

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)While the start of the regular season is still a few weeks away, football season officially began Wednesday morning with the opening o...

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Video: Roethlisberger Talks at Camp About Missing Mike Wallace


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The importance of the Max Starks signing

Max Starks has been consistently one of the better Steelers offensive lineman over the past several years.  Yes, Starks is rehabbing a torn ACL injury but he is expected to be healthy shortly even though he was listed on the PUP. Consider this.  Starks has 8  years of experience and is still only 30 years old.  30 isn't "over the hill" for a left tackle.  Starks knows Ben Roethlisberger's playing style very well and that can't be overstated.  It's well documented that Ben likes to extend plays and having a LT that is proven and whom is trusted with protecting Big Be's blind can't be underestimated.

What if Mike Adams isn't ready to play week 1?  Starks is literally a huge security blanket for this team.  If you need proof of that, refer to last year.  Starks was able to relieve Jonathan Scott from his duties after a few poor weeks of play.  Starks will do the same this year if Mike Adams isn't ready.

Let's also consider leadership.  Ben is clearly the leader on offense but Max will be a close second.   With the loss of key longtime leaders (Farrior, Ward and Smith), it's important to sustain good leadership.  Having Max Starks back certainly helps out the offensive leadership.

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Steelers Running Backs Coach Kirby Wilson Rebounds From Fire

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(Credit: KDKA)Just two days before the Steelers were set to face the Denver Broncos in the post-season, smoke and flames billowed from running backs coach Kirby Wilson’s...

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Day one is in the books

The Steelers held their first practice of training camp on Thursday afternoon, finishing up just before a massive storm came through the campus of St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa. “Good start fo......

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