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4 legends retire as Steelers; Marvel Smith, Aaron Smith, Fast Willie Parker, & Joey Porter

One of the cool things, at least I think so, is when a former Steeler player decides to officially end their career as part of the black ‘n gold. Sure it’s just a formality but when you think about the memories those big names have given us over the years, it only seems fitting to …

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What exactly does “soon” mean when it comes to the Steelers’ Mike Wallace?

In all my years, and decades of watching the Steelers, I’m amazed at how many people all over the league are so intrigued about when Mike Wallace is going to show up. Pittsburgh fans and other teams fans alike. I say that not because I don’t want him there, but because haven’t we all learned …

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Blitzburgh Radio Steelers Podcast – Training camp 2012, week 1

BRC and Steeldad on Blitzburgh Radio, presented by SteelerAddicts.com talking all things Steelers training camp 2012. On this episode we talk about the first week of camp; including things we liked, didn’t like, the ever present Mike Wallace debate, players that stood out to us and more. Rookie 2012 draft picks Chris Rainey and Alameda …

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Antonio Brown gets new 5 yr contract; what it means for Mike Wallace now

It’s training camp for the Steelers and that means, yep you guessed, contract extensions!  This is the time of year when the Steelers typically do the majority of their veteran contract work. Whether it’s a brand new deal or an extension for a player soon to enter free agency, from late July through the end …

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Wallace this, Wallace that…it’s time to end this pointless conflict

If there’s one thing that I just can’t stand, it’s drama surrounding the Steelers. The whole Ben Roethlisberger saga is long gone now and rather than concentrating on just what’s going on in camp, Mike Wallace continues to drive the fans of Pittsburgh to talk about him. While I’m sure that’s not solely his intent …

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Contract talks suspended with Mike Wallace & Steelers

Word came out of training camp this afternoon, per Ed Bouchette of the PIttsburgh Post Gazette that the Steelers are going to suspend any further contract talks with wide receiver Mike Wallace until he signs his one year tender and reports to camp. You knew this was coming sooner or later because the Steelers are …

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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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Writing was on the wall as Steelers release Jonathan Scott

Simultaneously, and not coincidentally, the first thought going through the minds of the Steeler Nation after Max Starks was signed to a new one year deal was how much longer will veteran tackle Jonathan Scott be around? We got our answer on Thursday afternoon as the team announced that they’ve parted ways with Scott. There …

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Steelers report: What is leadership? (part 1)

The Pittsburgh Steelers circa 2012 have said goodbye to a lot of familiar faces. James Farrior, Hines Ward, Aaron Smith, Chris Hoke, William Gay, Bryant McFadden, Chris Kemoeatu and Max Starks add up to 55 seasons or so of men “putting their hand in the pile” and playing extremely high quality Steelers football. Men who have …

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Former Steelers triple threat Antwann Randle El to announce retirement.

Veteran wide receiver Antwaan Randal El decides to retire as his brother said in an email. He was a quarterback at Indiana University before being drafted in the second round by Pittsburgh and moving to wide receiver. In his nine years he has racked up 370 receptions for 4,467 yards and 15 touchdowns. He averaged …

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