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Hrapmann and McCoy among first round of Steelers roster cuts

The mandatory roster cuts are in for the Steelers, as required by the NFL. Teams had to have their lists into the league by this afternoon but the Steelers have a practice today until 3:45 so they likely spent Sunday making the final decisions and then letting the players know yesterday evening or this morning. …

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On the Steelers; The Good, The Bad and The Ugly from Buffalo

Anytime you see a score of 38-7 you think, “man, what a blowout!” Let’s remember however this is the preseason and that in the instance of first team vs. first team it was really only 14-7 so keep things in perspective my friends. Obviously, the biggest news is the worst news from last night as …

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Game Recap: After rough start Steelers roll past Bills 38-7, DeCastro knee injury

If you were someone who watched the first quarter of the Steelers 3rd preseason game against the Bills and then walked away in disgust then you’re probably a tad disappointed to say the least. After a rough start that saw the starters on both offense and defense do absolutely nothing and the Bills go up …

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Tempered optimism as Casey Hampton and Rashard Mendenhall come off PUP list; still no Jason Worilds

The last day of training camp 2012 for the Steelers was more than just the final day of workouts sequestered at St. Vincent College, as both Casey Hampton and Rashard Mendenhall came off the PUP list. The tweets immediately started flying when the news was released by the teams website this afternoon and with it …

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Steve McLendon and Alameda Ta’amu have big opportunity at nose tackle

No Casey Hampton, no problem for the Steelers. At least for now that’s been the case so far in training camp and after one preseason game. While the Steelers would love to have the Big Snack healthy and at his normal post anchoring the defensive line, he’s still on the PUP recovering from his ACL …

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Steelers preseason: Who and what to watch on defense

I’m one who enjoys watching preseason games just to see the young guys because in many cases that’s the only time you see them all year unless injuries hit the starters. This year though things are different, there are many positions up for grabs so these preseason games take on more significance than usual. On …

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Blitzburgh Radio Steelers Podcast – Pre Training Camp 2012

Steeldad and BRC on the Blitzburgh Radio podcast this week as we get ready for training camp 2012, Pittsburgh Steelers. We’re super excited to have the offseason nearly in the rear view mirror now and there’s much to look forward too. We cover topics such as the David DeCastro signing, latest Mike Wallace updates, review …

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp roster throwdowns: defensive line

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  While many of us out there in the Steeler Nation use the term, ‘Steel Curtain’ to describe our defense, in my opinion there will always be just the one of the 1970′s. Mean Joe Greene, LC Greenwood, Ernie Holmes and Dwight White will forever be linked to that name and rightfully so. Part of …

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On the Steelers; A preview of the defensive position breakdowns

Yesterday I brought you a preview of the offensive position battles we at SA expect to see as training camp unfolds in less than a month. Today, I’m shifting to the defense where key battles at corner, nose tackle and inside linebacker are sure to be among the most hostile. Nose Tackle Often the red-headed …

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Steelers’ Cameron Heyward: “I’m just going to do my job”

The 2012 Steelers draft has the potential to go down as one of the most important and best draft classes in the modern era of the team. Two first round caliber offensive lineman in David DeCastro and Mike Adams, an eventual replacement for long time defensive stalwart Casey Hampton, new faces at middle linebacker, and …

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