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Steelers must beware of underdogs in Dawg Pound

The Steelers need a volunteer. No, they haven’t become so bad during their four-game losing streak that they need fans to suit up. That’s not it. What they need is someone to hold their beer. Huh? The Steelers have pulled more than their share of jackass moves in recent years. Losing to Ryan Mallett and the …

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Tight End David Johnson Has One More Shot To Continue His Career With The Steelers

Going into the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Training Camp, one of the more anticipated position battles was between David and Will Johnson at fullback. Going into camp I gave David the edge because of his blocking ability and his experience on the team though I would not have been shocked to see Will win the job. …

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Steeler fans can take training camp injuries in stride

Injuries and player contract issues are a part of life in the NFL and we Steeler fans know all too well how much they can impact a franchise in the regular season. Even the teams with the best depth can be tested for signficant stretches of time and if they aren’t ready, your team suffers. …

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David Johnson waived, Steelers sign journeyman TE Justin Peelle

Pittsburgh Steelers FB/TE David Johnson was waived on Monday by the team. Since he was on a 1 yr deal they could place him on a waived/injured list and then free up the roster spot for another player, in this case free agent Justin Peelle who signed a 1 yr deal. He will wear #47 …

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp roster throwdown: tight ends

The National Football League is a copycat league plain and simple. If teams have success throwing the ball then other franchises take notice. If the 3-4 defense is more productive than the 4-3, teams make changes. The tight end position is no exception. Once a spot reserved for men who were nothing more than extra …

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Steelers have a full-time fullback? No thanks

If you’ve been wondering whether or not new Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive coordinator Todd Haley is going to emphasize the running game more then I present you with further evidence of this possibility. Isaac Redman was quoted by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Ed Bouchette stating that David Johnson will indeed be the full-time fullback heading into the …

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David Johnson is your new Steelers full time Fullback

So it appears that new Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley is putting at least some type of emphasis on the fullback position after all. Many fans were wondering if the team would draft a FB late in the draft last month, or perhaps pick up an undrafted free agent to fill that role. Things became …

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Steelers post draft roster breakdown: Tight Ends

The tight end position for the Steelers is one of those things that every fan screams for more use of every year but we never seem to get our prayers answered. Each year we wonder if the offense will finally feature more use of the tight end in the redzone or on 3rd down, but …

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Don’t dismiss the ‘Steeler-Way’ when it comes to free agency

I sometimes have to stop myself from being too critical of younger Steelers’ fans these days. After all, they mean well and are easily affected by all the news and social media that’s out there. They see what other teams do in the off-season and they start screaming from the rooftops about why we don’t …

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David Johnson, Trai Essex to be Steelers in 2012

Steelers’ veteran offensive lineman Trai Essex announced today via his Twitter account that he will be back with the Steelers  for this upcoming season. Essex played in all 16 games last season and is exactly the type of versatile offensive lineman coveted by offensive line coach Sean Kugler. Essex can play all five positions along …

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