Daily Archives: April 16, 2013

Roethlisberger leading the way at workouts

After going through the team’s first voluntary conditioning workouts on Monday, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger signaled for the large turnout of players to gather around him on the field.While his ......

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Steelers.com Update: Offseason Workouts

Voluntary offseason workouts are underway for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Phase I focuses on conditioning....

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Report: Harrison ‘hates the Steelers’

One of the more popular and important figures of the last Steelers Super Bowl title was James Harrison. After all, he captured the Defensive Player of the Year award in 2008, and provided the most memorable interception return in the history of the Big Game. While a member of the team, he never spoke kindly of the Steelers’ rivals, but now that h...

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Pittsburgh Steelers and Full NFL Schedule to be Released at 8 PM ET on Thursday

According to Adam Schefter via Twitter the NFL will release the schedule for the 2013 NFL season on Thursday at 8 PM Eastern TIme. As of now the Steelers do know one of their match-ups for the 2013 season. In week 4 of the 2013 season the Steelers will face the Minnesota Vikings in England, London.
They will play that game on a neutral surface at W...

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Three First Round Targets For The Steelers

It is pretty rare in recent years to see the Pittsburgh Steelers coming off an average season, but their 8-8 record without a playoff berth pretty much is the definition of average. Fans are hoping to see a guy taken at #17 who can step in right away and contribute. With so many variables before they pick, which direction should the Steelers go? Here are the three most likely targets, given that the team stays put in their draft position.

Jarvis Jones

UGA Jarvis Jones

The pro day performance of Jarvis Jones has driven down his stock, but it still might not be low enough to slip to #17.

If he does, one has to think that the Steelers will think long and hard about him. His style would fit perfectly with what the Steelers are all about, as he relentlessly goes after the passer to create havoc in the backfield.

Cordarrelle Patterson

Mike Wallace is no longer in Pittsburgh, so getting one of the best wide receivers in the draft seems like an obvious way to fill a hole. The biggest issue for Pittsburgh is that it appears the St. Louis Rams, who pick right before them, are very interested in Patterson as well. The Tennessee standout is a great playmaker, and he appears to have the size and strength to really excel at the pro level and is one to watch when your fantasy football draft comes around.

Tyler Eifert

While Patterson would be an obvious replacement for Mike Wallace, Tyler Eifert could bring a new wrinkle to the offense. Ben Roethlisberger could utilize a big target for short yardage and in the red zone, while allowing the other wide receivers to try and collectively fill in the void. Eifert’s size and speed is hard for anyone to deal with, meaning he will most likely need to be defended by two guys.

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Steelers Film Breakdown: Still Waiting on Ziggy Hood


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PFT Live: Steelers talk with Ed Bouchette, mock draft picks 1-4

The Steelers made their decision on Emmanuel Sanders on Sunday, choosing to bring the wideout back on a one-year deal rather than let him jump to the Patriots for the price of a third-round pick. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said last week that he didn’t think the team should match the offer sheet…

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Emmanuel Sanders: Pittsburgh ‘is special to me’

The Pittsburgh Steelers had five days to match the offer Emmanuel Sanders signed with the New England Patriots or lose the wide receiver in exchange for the Patriots third-round pick.  On Sunday, the Steelers choose to match the offer to keep Sanders in black and gold. “It’s been a...

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Team needs: Pittsburgh Steelers

The Steelers need something that few draft picks ever immediately give any team:  leadership.  The only way to fix that moving forward is to find players who are likely to become leaders in the future.  Of course, there may not be a future for the people picking the players if the team doesn’t improve before…

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Steelers may struggle to get Emmanuel Sanders to sign long-term

Emmanuel Sanders will remain a Steeler for another season after Pittsburgh matched New England’s one-year, $ 2.5 million offer. But if the Steelers lose Sanders a year from now, they’ll regret passing on the Patriots’ third-round pick. And Sanders’ agent is talking like a man who wants to test free agency 11 months from now. ...

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