Steelers 2012 Position Battles: 3rd Wide Receiver

The Steelers are set at the number one and number two receiver position.  Mike Wallace is the guy.  Even if he holds out for a little bit of camp he will still be the number one receiver.  Antonio Brown came out of nowhere last season and took grasp of the number 2 role.  These […]


Steelers sign Max Starks to one year deal

The Steelers have signed Max Starks to a one year deal according to Ed Bouchette.  Starks has been rehabbing his surgically repaired knee this summer.  He had yet to sign with a team due to his health. 

Starks will come in and compete with Mike Adams for the Left Tackle position.  He will provide good […]


Steelers 2012 Position Battles: Offensive Line

What used to be one the Steelers biggest strengths had become the teams biggest weakness over the past 8 seasons.  The Steelers won their fifth Super Bowl with what was one of the top tier offensive lines in football.  They had a Hall of Famer in Alan Faneca.  Two studs at their position in […]


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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Steelers 2012 Position Battles: Nose Tackle

The next position battle on the list is at Nose Tackle.  The Steelers have a had a stud in this position for years.  Casey Hampton is expected to be sidelined at the beginning of the season though with his knee injury.  Hampton would like to be ready but he is still most likely going […]


Steelers Sign Ryan Baker and Release Brandon Lindsey

The Steelers made a roster move.  They released outside linebacker Brandon Lindsey of Pitt and signed OLB Ryan Baker in his place.  Baker like Lindsey was an undrafted free agent.  He played for LSU last season.  Baker will hope to make this team due to his special teams play.


Steelers 2012 Position Battles: Left Defensive End

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The Steelers are going to have an all out battle on their hands at the left defensive end position during training camp.  Fourth year player Ziggy Hood will take on second year player Cameron Heyward for the spot that has been held down by Aaron Smith for so many years.  Both players have high […]


Steelers release QB Troy Smith

The Steelers have released QB Troy Smith according to ProFootballTalk.com.  The team was going to need to release one quarterback heading into camp.  Smith was the choice.  The Steelers could not have that many QB’s on the roster.  They barely have enough reps to go around for 3 quarterbacks, let alone five.  It would just […]


Steelers 2012 Position Battles: Overview

The Steelers are in a different situation then usual this season.  They have had their starting 22 set for the most part since Mike Tomlin took over.  This year that is not the case.  The team has 9 potential starting spots up for grabs.  There are also 5 other spots that will contribute that are open for […]


Steelers Round Up: Hip Hop, weird poses and mentors

That’s right the round up is back!  It feels good to have to time to do this again.  I know I’ve missed so much since my last round up!  So, let’s dive right in.

James Harrison hasn’t changed one bit since my one.  The NFL has all kinds of crazy things going on now with […]


Troy Polamalu Named NFL’s 19th Best Player

THe NFL Network continued down their list of the 100 Best NFL Players of 2012.  They were in the category of 20-11.  The final Steeler player on the list was named at number 19.  That guy was Troy Polamalu.

Polamalu fell 13 spots from last season.  He was the number 6 player on last years […]


Mike Wallace will be a part of Steeler Nation in 2012

Mike Wallace has been very quiet about what has been going on with his contract negotiations thus far.  He is holding out but he hasn’t made any real public comments about how good or bad it is going.  Most people feel that Wallace wants to be with the team, especially his teammates.

This is […]


Steelers release 2012 Training Camp Schedule

The Steelers have released their 2012 Training Camp Schedule.  The team will be at St. Vincent College just like every other year.  The players will be required to report to camp on July 25.  Practice will begin July 27.  Night practice will be held August 13 at Latrobe Stadium at 7 pm.

Here is the […]


Maurkice Pouncey is about to take the next step to Elite

Maurkice Pouncey is about to enter the third year of his career for the Steelers.  He has been everything everyone could have wanted in a first round pick and more.  Pouncey almost instantly came in and made his presence felt.  He did not waste any time impressing his coaches and his teammates.

Pouncey was […]


Steelers Sign Linebacker Brandon Johnson

The Steelers have signed former Bengals linebacker Brandon Johnson to the 90 man roster.  Johnson is a good special teams player.  He has never been much of a contributor on defense but has played in every game since he entered the NFL.  He is tough guy though who goes all out.  Something the Steelers love […]