5 Elements to watch in the Steelers Final Preseason Game

The Steelers are down to their final preseason game and it looks like they are going to be very thin in the game.  Coach Tomlin already announced that Ben Roethlisberger won’t play.  There is also a good chance that many other veterans will not play.  In my opinion not one defensive starter should play. Do […]


Steelers Receiver Antonio Brown Taking Over Flanker Position

After going through the tape from the game against the Falcons I noticed something unusual in the Steelers offensive sets.  The Steelers love to run plays out of the bunch formation and trips formation.  That leaves a receiver flanked out by himself to the opposite side.  This position is usually reserved for your playmaker.  […]


Roethlisberger and other veterans not playing Thursday

Coach Tomlin announced yesterday that QB Ben Roethlisberger will not be playing tomorrow against the Carolina Panthers in the Steelers final preseason game.  Charlie Batch will start the game and get the most reps with the first and second teams which likely stands to reason that he has won the back up quarterback position over […]


Steelers Projected 53 Man Roster Version 2

We are down to the final week of the preseason and the Steelers have until Saturday to make their final cuts.  The team will have 53 players on the roster and be ready to start the season.  Here are my projections for each spot.

Quarterback

Ben Roethlisberger Charlie Batch Dennis Dixon

Running Back

Rashard Mendenhall […]


Legursky Named Steelers Right Guard

The Steelers have handed out this weeks Depth Chart and starting at Right Guard is Doug Legursky.  Finally!!!  I have been waiting for this move for weeks.  Legursky has been shifted all over the place due to injuries and has never gotten his shot at the right guard position.  Legurksy played Left Guard when […]


Steelers Release 4 Players to get to 80 Man Roster

The Steelers released 4 more players today to get to the required 80 man limit set by the NFL. 

Cuts

Anthony Gray Terrence McCrae Niles Brinkley Chris Ellis

The Steelers will play their final preseason game on Thursday and have to be down to a 53 man roster on Saturday afternoon.


Steelers Sack Numbers Could Dwindle in 2011

From the looks of the preseason the Steelers sack numbers could dwindle in 2011.  It has nothing to do with the personnel  either.  The team looks strong just like every year.  There pass rush will be strong.  They will put the same pressure on quarterbacks that they always do.  There are some things that look […]


Steelers promote Kevin Colbert to General Manager

The Steelers have never had a General Manager until now.  Director of Football Operations, Kevin Colbert was recently promoted to General Manager of the Steelers.  There was no real announcement, it was just listed in the 2011 Media Guide.  According to the Post-Gazette this is a typical Steelers announcement of not actually announcing anything.  Apparently […]


Steelers Make Some Roster Cuts

The Steelers have to be down to 80 players on their roster by tomorrow.  They got a jump on that by releasing 4 guys, putting one on injured reserve and one on the waived injured list.  They now have to let go of 4 more shortly.  Byron Leftwich will most likely be one of those guys.  […]


10 Observations from Steelers vs. Falcons

The starters got some extended work this week against Atlanta and some people stood out and grabbed their spot on the roster by the horns.  It was a good overall game for the team.  There were some injuries to some key guys but other then Byron Leftwich right now it looks like we came out […]


Injuries Strike Steelers against Falcons

Now that the storm is gone I have internet and computer again I can watch the game at 4 on NFL Network.  From everything I have heard and read since I got the computer back the Steelers had a rough night on the injury front.  When watching highlights I saw Leftwich’s broken arm and that […]


5 Elements to Watch in Falcons vs. Steelers

This is the third preseason game which means it is the dress rehearsal for the regular season as most starters will not touch the field in game 4 of the preseason.  The younger guys and guys on the cusp of making the team will fight it out for 4 quarters while the starters prepare for […]


New Crosby update: Expected to make a full recovery

There has been such a flurry of Sidney Crosby talk over his recovery status and who know what about it.   The Penguins issued an update with quotes from both Crosby and his agent, Pat Brisson.  Over the course of the offseason Sidney has visited with specialists in Michigan and in Georgia and the consensus is […]


Steelers will wait on contracts for Wallace and Polamalu

Now that the Steelers have locked down both LaMarr Woodley and Lawrence Timmons they have decided that that’s all she wrote for contract extensions this season.  There was a lot of speculation that the Steelers would also try to extend Troy Polamalu’s contract which ends at the end of the season.  According to Ed Bouchette […]


Former Steeler Jack Butler nominated for Hall of Fame

Each year the senior committee nominates two candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  These candidates do not go up against the other 15 modern era candidates and most times both candidates are selected for the Hall of Fame.  Jack Butler a former cornerback for the Steelers in the 1950s has been awarded one […]