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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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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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Tomlin to work on “first wave of terror” in preseason game vs Colts

Tonight’s preseason game against the Colts will be an opportunity for many to showcase what they’ve learned over these last few weeks at St. Vincent College. While the backups always get top priority in these games when it comes to rotation of players and getting the starters out early, Mike Tomlin always wants to get …

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2012 Steelers training camp update: August 2, Replacement officials visit

Replacement officials visit Steelers training camp on Thursday

A mostly sunny day at St Vincent as the Steelers continue developing their squad for the regular season. The first preseason game is less than a week away, in Philadelphia, so as the days wear on in Latrobe the opportunity to hit someone in a different jersey gets closer and closer. Players always talk about …

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp roster throwdown: Quarterbacks

The Pittsburgh Steelers have the one thing over the last eight years that most National Football League teams covet and I’m not talking about their two Super Bowl wins over that span. What the Steelers have is stability at the quarterback position and any general manager around the league as well as head coach will …

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Draft Primer: Ranking the Quarterback Destinations

Could the Steelers look for a Quarterback in the upcoming NFL draft? Ben Roethlisberger is the unquestioned starter and now Charlie Batch is back for another 1 yr campaign. Beyond that there are question marks that could possibly be answered in the later rounds of the NFL draft. We’re just days away from the NFL …

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Charlie Batch returns with 1-year deal

Pittsburgh native and long-time back-up quarterback Charlie Batch announced via Twitter today that he has signed a 1-year deal to remain with the team for 2012. This comes as really no surprise and now makes one wonder what the future holds for Byron Leftwich. Batch is in his 15th NFL season and his 11th overall …

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Who’s primed for a contract extension with the Steelers this offseason?

The Steelers love to sign players to long term deals during training camp and preseason. Last year was one for the ages with Lamarr Woodley, Lawrence Timmons, and Troy Polamalu all inking deals close to the start of the season as well as Ike Taylor’s new contract.  Arguably 4 of the more important players on …

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Batch & Leftwich, or move in a new direction for the Steelers?

The Steelers are in an interesting situation this offseason with their Quarterbacks.  Certainly Ben Roethlisberger’s job is safe, but all 3 reserve Quarterbacks are free agents and while the team figures to bring back at least one of them, which do you choose? It’s been status quo for years now with Charlie Batch as the …

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Hampton, Batch, and Leftwich could all be back in 2012 says Colbert

More news out of the media day at the 2012 NFL combine as Steelers GM Kevin Colbert talked extensively about  the personnel moves the team is faced with. In addition to talking about how they intend to do everything they can to keep Mike Wallace, and that the status of Hines Ward hasn’t changed, he …

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