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2 Steelers named to Pro Football Weekly-Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL team

According to, both Maurkice Pouncey and Troy Polamalu were named to their Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL team for 2011. Maurkice Pouncey, Steelers center: Injuries impacted nearly every important Steeler in 2011, and Pouncey was no exception, as he missed two late-season games along with the team’s only postseason contest. When he was playing, …

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Up next for surgery, Max Starks

Per his twitter account on Saturday, Steelers OT Max Starks is heading in for surgery next week. maxstarks78Max Starks IV Hey tweeps, thanks for the well wishes. I go in for surgery next week, but I’m thankful for your prayers and support! According to Mike Tomlin at his season ending press conference, Starks sustained an …

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Pouncey’s surgery successful, in a cast now.

According to a retweet from our friend Scott Brown at the Pittsburgh Trib: RT @kkazienko: Steelers update for my three followers. On a plane with @MaurkicePouncey. Had surgery, in a cast, but will be ready for Latrobe. Nice guy! If indeed he is ready for training camp this will be a good sign that hopefully …

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Casey Hampton won’t require surgery; Doug Legursky scheduled for Friday

Casey Hampton won’t require surgery after all.  Rest and rehab should do the trick #98, which is good news for the Big Snack as he enters the final year of his contract he signed back in 2010.  His salary is about 5 million for 2012, which would be a sizable savings for the Steelers should …

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Troy Polamalu wins appeal for cell phone use on sideline


Congratulations to Troy Polamalu on winning the appeal of his $10,000.00 fine by the NFL. Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu won his appeal of a $10,000 fine for using a cell phone on the sidelines during a game Oct. 16 against Jacksonville, according to NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora. Polamalu borrowed the phone from a …

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Maurkice Pouncey to have surgery on ankle

Per his twitter account, he’s having left ankle surgery today. This will hopefully allow him to stay on the field in 2012 and put the injury behind him. Pouncey played in 14 games in 2011 but missed weeks 15 & 16, then came back against Cleveland and reaggravated his ankle and ended up missing the …

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Hines Ward willing to restructure to return to Steelers


Hines Ward has been answering questions about his possible retirement since before the season was over. The questions have continued since the devastating loss to the Broncos this past Sunday. Since 1999 Hines Ward has been a staple on the Steelers roster on gameday(he caught 15 passes in his rookie year in 1998), making plays …

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Antonio Brown answers media questions; Emmanuel Sanders doesn’t anticipate foot problems next season

From our friend Scott Brown at the Pittsburgh Trib, he tweeted about Steelers Wide Receivers Antonio Brown & Emmanuel Sanders thoughts on Hines Ward, getting healthy for 2012, and their offseason plans. Sanders doesn’t anticipate any lingering affects from the foot problems that plagued him this season. He said he will take a month off …

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Hit em high or low, Harrison can’t catch a break

Thanks to a history littered with fines and a suspension for illegal hits, when Pittsburgh’s James Harrison lit up Denver receiver Eric Decker in Sunday’s Wild Card matchup, immediately some spectators cried foul. Decker immediately left the game and will reportedly miss Denver’s next game with a sprained left MCL. After reviewing the video, I …

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Theme of the 2011 Steelers: Missed Opportunities

That basically sums it up in 2 words . The Steelers had plenty of chances this season to right many wrongs that they did to themselves early on in the season and they failed and failed miserably each time. The two main things were the losses to the Ravens at Heinz Field where Flacco drove …

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