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Must-see games 2016: Pittsburgh Steelers

Every team has must see games on their schedules for 2016. Even though football is still over two months away, it’s still never too early to look ahead to the big games. Who are the Pittsburgh Steelers playing in 2016!? This slide show breaks down the seven most intriguing match-ups for the Steelers based on these games being either rivalries, longtime conference grudge matches...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

TBT: The Steelers trade for David Woodley in 1984

It’s probably fair to say quarterback David Woodley, who the Steelers traded for in 1984, was brought to Pittsburgh with the idea in mind that he would take the place of Terry Bradshaw. Chuck Noll, the Steelers’ legendary head coach who led his teams to four Super Bowls in six years in the 1970s, believed in building through the draft, not trading picks away. Noll was quoted...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers teammate: Darrius Heyward-Bey can run 25 mph

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ GPS technology has confirmed receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey’s blazing speed. Steelers teammate Arthur Moats told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler that Heyward-Bey has been clocked by the team at 25 miles per hour, making him the fastest player on Pittsburgh’s roster. He’s likely still one of the fastest players in the NFL. For comparison’s sake, Usain Bolt—the...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger’s interesting proposal

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger recently made an interesting suggestion regarding his team’s strategy for the upcoming season. Roethlisberger thinks that the Steelers should attempt a two-point conversion following every touchdown this coming season, which could be a make or break strategy. The Steelers led the NFL with 11 two-point attempts last season, as head...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: James Harrison plays medicine ball volleyball

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and a few of his friends had a jolly good time while working out their ridiculous physiques. Check out this crazy game of beach volleyball in which they’ve replaced the ball with what appears to be one of the largest size medicine ball you can find. Danneyball A video posted by James Harrison (@jhharrison92) on Jun 28, 2016 at...
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WATCH: James Harrison and Steelers Teammates Play Volleyball with a Medicine Ball

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison could probably be a solid volleyball player. The linebacker's agility would help him get from one side to the other, enabling him to hit the ball over the net with ease. But Harrison, 38, isn't satisfied with playing volleyball—because why do that when he can play a harder version of it called Danneyball, which involves using a...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Steelers Release Hype Video For Antonio Brown’s ESPYs Nomination

Antonio Brown is one of five finalists for the “Best NFL Player” ESPY.  The Pittsburgh Steelers’ star wide receiver is up for the award with Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton, Texans’ defensive end J.J. Watt, Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady and Falcons’ wide receiver Julio Jones.  You can vote for the award here.  Pittsburgh has released a hype video for Brown to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Steelers Top 100: 100-90

In the spirit of the offseason, Dave Bryan and I are undertaking the daunting task of ranking the top 100 Pittsburgh Steelers‘ history. And we mean the complete history. 1933 to today, they’re all on the table. Dave and I came up with our own lists and then worked together... The post The Pittsburgh Steelers Top 100: 100-90 appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex Kozora. Go...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Steelers RB Baron Batch To Be Arrested For Recent Graffiti Spree

Remember Baron Batch? Well, the former seventh-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers is back in the news and not in a good way as the football player turned artist is likely to be arrested soon for leaving graffiti at Heritage Trail and Hot Metal Bridge. According to the Pittsburgh... The post Former Steelers RB Baron Batch To Be Arrested For Recent Graffiti Spree appeared...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Pittsburgh Steeler to be arrested for graffiti project

PITTSBURGH (AP) A former Pittsburgh Steeler-turned-artist faces 30 counts of criminal mischief after police say he painted graffiti along high-profile locations in Pittsburgh including a riverfront trail system and a bridge. Baron Batch was with the Steelers for three seasons but played in just 12 games, all in 2012. He had said on his website he planned to create ''public art...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Film Room: Why Didn’t Antonio Brown Catch That? Part 9

During this dead period of the NFL season I thought it would be fun to look back at the tremendous 2015 season that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown had as it relates to the targeted passes that he didn’t manage to catch. This series, however, should not be viewed... The post Steelers Film Room: Why Didn’t Antonio Brown Catch That? Part 9 appeared first on Steelers...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harrison is Mocking the NFL and It Is Glorious

For years, James Harrison has ruled over opposing players who’ve tried to block him. Now he is ruling over social media and is doing so in magnificent fashion. The Steelers’ linebacker has been told he needs to be interviewed by the National Football League in regards to a documentary by Al-Jazeera Sports. The story, which named Harrison along with Julius Peppers, Clay Matthews...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harrison wants Roger Goodell present for interview

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is one of four NFL players that the league is looking to interview after they were named in an Al Jazeera report about performance-enhancing drug use. Harrison received a letter from the NFL over the weekend, but he has some demands he wants met before he sits down with investigators. In a statement he posted on Instagram, Harrison said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Five: Ranking five best quarterbacks Pittsburgh Steelers face in 2016

The NBA and NHL Finals are finally beyond our reach, leaving us eagerly waiting the beginning of NFL training camp beginning in July. Could the NFL season get here any quicker? The Pittsburgh Steelers are enjoying their offseason, but understandably are excited to get the ball rolling on another season, and while everyone is waiting to see exactly what happens this coming season...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL to interview players named in Al-Jazeera report

The NFL is reportedly set to ramp up its investigation of the allegations levied against several players in the recent Al-Jazeera America PED report. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, the league said in an internal memo that it is set to interview four players – Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, Steelers linebacker James Harrison and free agent linebacker...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaun Suisham blames turf for possible career-ending injury

The Steelers released kicker Shaun Suisham Friday, and Suisham says that the substandard turf at last year’s Hall of Fame Game caused a “catastrophic” knee injury that probably will end his career. “Unfortunately, the injury I sustained in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game last preseason was catastrophic and has proven to be critical to continuing to my career. My journey...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Quick Hitters for 6/23/16

Welcome to another Thursday Steelers’ Fans. Had good conversation with SCB contributor Ben yesterday about Shamarko Thomas. There are a lot of assumptions out there that Thomas, who has clearly underachieved, will be cut at some point prior to the season beginning. If you look at the Steelers’s safety depth and that they’d only save $200,000 by releasing him we think he might...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown Makes ESPN Fantasy Football History

ESPN has been doing preseason fantasy football rankings for 15 years. Every year, a running back has had the No. 1 spot on the preseason rankings.  History has been made this year.  For the first time ever, a non-running back has the No. 1 spot.  That player? Steelers’ wide receiver Antonio Brown.  The definitive @AntonioBrown84 interview! I sat down w/ this year’s #1 overall...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell responds to ‘rigged’ claims with great tweets

Ayesha Curry’s accusation that Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday was “rigged” did not sit well with many, who mostly viewed her as a sore loser. The charge from Ayesha even spilled over to other sports, leading many to react. One such person who had a funny reaction was Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, who seemed particularly incensed that Steph Curry’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell won’t talk contract until he’s sure his knee is good

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, whose contract expires after the 2016 season, wants to make sure his knee is healed before discussing a new deal. “I just want to make sure my knee’s good,” Bell told reporters Thursday, via ESPN.com. “Make sure everything’s straight before all that comes about.” Bell, 24, tore the medial collateral and posterior cruciate...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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