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Category Archive: 2012 Pre Season

Are the Pittsburgh Steelers Done?

By: Robert White Yesterday was one of those days that, at around 4:15, you looked around and recognized that you’d just lost 3 hours of your life that you’d never get back watching a train derail in a most ugly fashion.  The Pittsburgh Steelers went into Cleveland, turned the ball over 8 times, committed 11 …

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Steelers’ Miller, Other Tight Ends Could Thrive in Haley Offense

I believe it was last year during the preseason when Philadelphia came into Heinz Field and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense looked like this unstoppable machine as Ben Roethlisberger picked apart the Eagles’ secondary and the play-calling was creative and on the mark. It seemed Bruce Arians was finally getting this offense where everyone expected it …

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On the Steelers; What Keeping Four Wide Recievers Means

A lot of experts are calling this season for the Pittsburgh Steelers a ‘transition’ year and they may be right in the end, but after cut-down day yesterday the real transition may be in the approach on offense. With the Steelers choosing to keep just four wide receivers and four tight ends on the active roster, …

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Steelers go with 4 Wide Receivers, 3 Quarterbacks in final roster cuts

Final cutdowns for all NFL teams were due by 9pm EST on Friday. The Steelers spent the day going over all the possibilities before announcing their cuts this afternoon. Among the interesting moves, they will go with 4 WR’s and 3 QB’s. There was wide speculation that they may go with 5 receivers but David …

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DeCastro, Spence Injuries Spur More Discussion About Pre-Season

No team in the National Football League is immune from injury. The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly are not as they have now seen two of their top four draft picks go down in less than a week with serious injuries. The fact is that under the current system of four pre-season games, guys are going to …

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Charlie Batch, Jonathan Dwyer shine early; Jerrod Johnson secures 17-16 over Panthers

Finally, the NFL preseason is over and we can get ready for the Denver Broncos. First things first though, the Carolina Panthers came into Heinz Field on Thursday night to finish things off for this part of the 2012 campaign. Ben Roethlisberger did not play at all, neither did Maurkice Pouncey, Ryan Clark, Troy Polamalu, …

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Sean Spence serious knee injury; Curtis Brown, Robert Golden also injured in Steelers preseason finale

Sean Spence Knee Injury

It’s something that nobody wants to see, it’s what you dread as a coach and what makes you cringe as a fan. In the Steelers preseason win, 17-16, over the Carolina Panthers at Heinz Field, both rookie Sean Spence and 2nd year CB Curtis Brown left the game with knee injuries. Curtis Brown went out …

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My Final Thoughts on “The Summer of Wallace”

Throughout the last 20 years, the world of sports and sports journalism has been literally over-saturated with the same type of grotesque elements that cover movie stars wlaking out of the restroom at the local nightclub and head coaches who have foot fetishes. It came as no surprise on Tuesday that when Pittsburgh Steelers’ Mike …

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Important Defensive Battles in Preseason Finale for Steelers

Part II of the final preseason battles and how important they are for a good number of the players currently on the roster. As Mike Tomlin said the other day in his press conference, this game is important and players still have a very real chance of making the roster off this game.  If you’re …

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‘Legendary’ Might Be a Stretch for Steelers Defense in 2012

This week in a very nicely written column by Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers’ safety Ryan Clark said the defense was “striving to be legendary.” I think I speak for all of the Steelers Nation when I say “legendary would be great.” Unfortunately, I don’t think this a defense that is in …

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