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Steelers 2012 draft is like Christmas coming early

I have to admit that watching Stanford offensive lineman David DeCastro fall during the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft reminded me of my favorite Christmas movie, ‘A Christmas Story.’ Much like young Ralphie, I really never dreamed that what I actually wanted would truly come my way but as in the case of …

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DeCastro selection could be table setter for a great Steelers’ draft

Sometimes it pays to be patient and it clearly did for the Pittsburgh Steelers last night as the best offensive guard prospect in the National Football League Draft fell in their lap at number 24. David DeCastro from Stanford is now a Pittsburgh Steeler and is exactly what this team needed. If you were at …

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Pegging the Steelers’ first round selection; Options are few

As I wrote over the past weekend, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafts are not always the most exciting and that simply comes from being successful. Translation; you pick later in the first round. I will never claim to be Mel Kiper, Jr. although I will play him on this blog. I’m not going to pick our …

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Mendenhall situation could create interesting sub-plots

The Pittsburgh Steelers and General Manager Kevin Colbert are now claiming that Rashard Mendenhall may in fact see some action 2012. According to ESPN AFC North Insider Jamison Hensley, Colbert claims the Steelers will get Mendenhall some playing time if indeed he heals and rehabs as expected. Colbert believes running backs usually aren’t 100% for …

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No more anticipated cuts for the time being for Steelers

The 4pm witching hour came and went in Pittsburgh with no franchise tag for Mike Wallace. Something that nobody expected to happen anyway. Kevin Colbert spoke today according to Steelers insider Ed Bouchette and talked about Wallace, the Steelers cap situation, and the possibility of any more player cuts on the horizon this offseason. #steelers …

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As the smoke clears, mission accomplished for the Steelers

“March Massacre” (thank you 93.7 The Fan) appears to have ended, more than likely at least. The major roster moves that most fans expected to happen have indeed come to pass. The pen, aka ax, wielded by the front office these last few days has done its job and the suddenly the Steelers are a …

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Steelers will take care of 2012, 2013 like they always do

Every offseason we hear about teams who have $20 million, even $30 million or more in cap space before they do any type of moves to free up additional money. The Bengals this year have about $60 million in cap room.  Everybody always wonders why the Steelers aren’t in a similar position and why they …

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NFL Combine Crucial to Steelers’ Success

For the last several seasons the AFC North Division of the National Football League has been about two teams, the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers. While that appears to be true again heading into the 2012 season, the Steelers can no longer just brush aside the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns. For the …

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No guarantee that Wallace will attract significant attention

All the rage lately is how the Steelers will keep Mike Wallace. Things got a bit clearer though in the last 48 hours when the team announced that they had restructured Ben Roethlisberger’s contract. Doing so freed up $8 million in cap space for them and they are now nearly at the magical cap compliant …

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Colbert: First round pick could be anything other than QB

The 2012 NFL Scouting Combine media day gave the Steeler Nation a bevy of news to chew on. After so much speculation surrounding everything from Ben Roethlisberger and Todd Haley, to the Rooney’s and Mike Tomlin, it was nice to get some good insight from Steelers GM Kevin Colbert on how things are progressing.  Then …

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