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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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Steelers legends & future stars in Chantilly, VA July 15th

One of our partners here on SteelerAddicts, Total Sports Enterprises, is having another one of their epic signing events on July 15th. For all the Steeler Nation in or around Chantilly, VA be sure to mark down your calendars to see some great Steeler legends and future stars. Former players include the great Jack Lambert, …

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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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Blitzburgh Radio Steelers Podcast with Chuck Finder, CBS Sports

We welcome returning guest and good friend of SteelerAddicts, Chuck Finder of CBS Sports. Chuck does the CBS Rapid Reports, covering the team all year long. Chuck always has great insight on the Steelers and we appreciate his continued support of the show by coming on and talking with us. On this episode we talk …

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Casey Hampton believes he’ll be ready to start the season, and play a few more years

Casey Hampton has been running, although not practicing, at the Steelers mandatory mini camp this week.  When you think about a torn ACL that happens late in the previous year, the first thing that comes to mind is that you won’t see that player again until mid season next year. After all, starting the season …

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Steelers mini camp updates – June 12th: All hands on deck as DeCastro, Adams, & Ta’amu report

The final workouts before training camp started on Tuesday. This one is mandatory for all players, so unless you’re injured, this is the time when you better be out there putting forth a good effort to finish out strong before the break until Latrobe. In case you were curious, OTA’s are referred to as the voluntary …

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On the Steelers; D-line depth could be impressively solid in 2012

Anytime you enter a season whether it be a high school football season, a professional football season or highly anticipated chess match, there are always ‘ifs.’ The defensive line  of the Pittsburgh Steelers entering 2012 is the perfect example of one of these ‘ifs’ I’m talking about. They could prove to be dominant or could …

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“Battle of the bulge”: Steelers McLendon vs Ta’amu vs Hampton

As we remember our soldiers this past Memorial Day weekend, I was thinking also about a topic to write about. I tend to do that a lot, multi tasking.  While surfing through Google (man Mr. Google is amazing isn’t he?) I came across some information and quotes on Steelers 3rd yr NT Steve McLendon. However …

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Under the radar now, Steelers’ D needs better season in 2012

You can hardly be blamed if you have forgotten this week that there are two sides to the game of football. On one side of course is the offense, which has been nothing short of a paparazzi-trailed festival with new coordinator Todd Haley in Pittsburgh now. And then…. There is the defense. Who would have …

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Steelers OTA recap: May 23, 2012 (day two)

Day 2 of the Steelers first full team, mostly at least, mini camp of 2012 is in the books. The following is a synopsis of the happenings on the field during practices and some brief comments from the players as they talked to the media.Several players were still not present but those that are absent …

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