Steelers pulling the plug on Wallace contract talks?

Ed Bouchette reported today that Mike Wallace would not be reporting to camp on time.  He is now also reporting that the Steelers may be planning to cut off talks with Wallace.  This is a sign of bad news.  It seemed as if sides were getting better and it was expected that Wallace would sign […]


Steelers 2012 Position Battles: Cornerback

The Steelers have 2 open Cornerback positions at the moment.  They need a starting CB across from Ike Taylor and they need a nickel cornerback.  This could be a very heated battle this year.  There are three young up and coming players who have shown promise and will fight it out for these spots.

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Maurkice Pouncey and Mike Wallace are in NFL Top 100

NFL Network continued there countdown of the top 100 NFL Players in 2012 last night.  The Steelers had two players show up on the list.  Center Maurkice Pouncey and WR Mike Wallace were the two Steeler entries this week.  They join LaMarr Woodley as the frist 3 Steelers on the list.

Pouncey came in first […]


Steelers 2012 Salary Cap Updates

The Steelers were around $25 million over the cap for 2012.  They have made some moves since then.  Here is a list of the latest player moves.

Cuts and Restructures and Cap Savings:

Hines Ward- $3.39 Million (still needs to be confirmed) LaMarr Woodley- $6,56 Million Lawence Timmons- $5.14 Million Ike Taylor- $3.28 Million Bryant […]


Ike Taylor also restructures his contract to help the Steelers cap issues

The Steelers have been busy, busy this week.  Ike Taylor who just signed a 4 year contract last year has also agreed to restructure his contract.  ProFootballTalk is reporting that Taylor who was scheduled to make $5.75 million in base salary this year is going to go down to the league minimum for his experience […]


Steelers Round Up: Friday the 13th, Sushi and Hockey

It’s been a sad week with the season ending.   So, with the changing of the season, so is the changing of the Round Up.  Usually done on Wednesday will now be something to look forward to on Fridays.  I’m going to try and keep this as upbeat as possible!

LaMarr Woodley was feeling pretty good […]


Ike Taylor Dodges Media after the Game

Last night after the game, it’s been widely reported that Ike Taylor would not talk to the media after the game and decided to hide behind his Twitter account.  A reporter from the Tribune tweeted about the situation last night:

Ike sat at his stall for 20 minutes, hanging his head or telling a PR […]


10 Observations From Steelers at Broncos

The season is over.  It is a sad day.  This team fought through a lot this year with all the injuries and they deserve a hand.  Here is what I saw during the game.

Observations:

Ike Taylor- Awful.  I can not say it anymore.  He was Denver’s best player. James Harrison- Looked like he had […]


Steelers Season Ends As Ike Taylor Leads Broncos to Victory

The Steelers have been bounced from the playoffs by the Denver Broncos.  The final score was 29-23 as the Broncos scored in overtime on an 80 yard pass from Tim Tebow to Demarius Thomas.  Thomas beat Taylor for the 5th time on the day.  Taylor did his best Neil O’Donnell impression today by handing […]


Steelers at Broncos Halftime Notes

The Steelers took a 6-0 lead in the first quarter and then got dominated in the second.  The score at the half is 20-6.  The Broncos get the ball to start the third quarter.

Halftime Notes:

Ike Taylor forgot to get off the bus. Ben Roethlisberger can not walk.  Let alone throw.  He is high […]


Troy Polamalu is Going to be All Over Tim Tebow Sunday

When the Steelers head out west to play the Denver Broncos Safety Troy Polamalu is going to be all over Tim Tebow.  This is the kind of game that Troy lives for.  He loves to sneak up to the line of scrimmage and jump the snap count.  This is just the type of game […]


Chris Kemoeatu Named a Pro Bowl Alternate. Now Ike Taylor Has Beef

Chris Kemoeatu was named a third alternate at guard for the 2012 Pro Bowl.  This just shows that they might as well just let the fans vote because the players are just as bad.  Chris Kemoeatu does not even start for his own team.  He was benched and only gets in when other guys get […]


Steelers Round Up: Snubbs, Toys and the Orchestra

I can’t believe we are at the last week of the regular season.  For 20 teams the road ends on Sunday.  Luckily it does not end for the Steelers or their fans.  We will continue on through the playoffs and hopefully will end up in Indianapolis.   With Christmas this week there hasn’t been too much […]


Was Steelers Ike Taylor Snubbed From the Pro Bowl?

There are a lot of people going wild right now about Ike Taylor being snubbed from the Pro Bowl.  I am not sure if I agree.  Yes he had a great season.  He played good ball but I would say he was only snubbed as not being named an alternate.  That is ridiculous.

The reason […]


10 Observations for Rams at Steelers

The Steelers upped their record to 11-4 today with a shutout win against the Rams.  The Steelers now need to win next week and hope Cincinnati beats Baltimore and they can win the division.  It was a good game today.  We did what we had to do to get the victory.

Observations

Chuck Batch-  Batch […]