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2012 Steelers training camp, July 29, recap and pics – David DeCastro, Keenan Lewis minor injuries

DB's meeting during practice

No rain was forecasted for the first time in days at St. Vincent College as the day was again filled with some scuffles between players. The coaches are quick to break it up but so far this camp is very physical and tempers flare quickly.  Today there was an emphasis on the passing drills to …

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp roster throwdowns: running backs

How far back would you have to go to remember a time when the Pittsburgh Steelers entered a National Football League season with so many questions about their running back situation? The mid-1980’s maybe and even that could be a stretch, but nevertheless, here we are in 2012 and there are plenty of question marks …

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Haley and Arians comparisons are coming. You shouldn’t be surprised.

One of members on the forums had posted a thread this morning about Todd Haley and why is he seemingly getting so much love for really not having done a whole lot to merit it. In the very first response, much of the discussion centered not on  Todd Haley, but on the now-departed Bruce …

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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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Steelers post draft roster breakdown: Running Backs

The offseason roster limit for NFL teams was raised to 90 players after the new CBA was ratified last year. The Steelers, like everyone else, fill their roster with new faces at every position to try and find that next big thing either as a starter or for depth. Most times these players that are …

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Mendenhall moving forward with lawsuit against Champion

Rashard Mendenhall’s lawsuit is apparently moving forward now after a judge ruled that he’s at least got a legitimate gripe against Champion for canceling his endorsement contract. As the article indicates below, the sports world and celebrities everywhere will be watching this case unfold. Should Mendenhall ultimately win this case it could definitely affect future …

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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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Steelers will be fine whether or not Mendenhall is ready.

The questions surrounding the Steelers backfield won’t fully be answered until the 2012 season is in the books. For the time being though we can dissect the possibility that Rashard Mendenhall won’t be available for the upcoming season and how that will affect the current offseason plans of the team. Ed Bouchette wrote an article …

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How the Steelers can handle Rashard Mendenhall

One of the topics that Steelers GM Kevin Colbert spoke on, at the media session at the NFL Combine on Thursday was running back Rashard Mendenhall.  This is an interesting situation because Mendy (as we in the SteelerNation like to call him) is signed through the 2012 season; after that he’ll be an unrestricted free …

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The answer to the Steelers backfield is already on the roster

I suppose I’m a lone wolf on this one, at least when it comes to the main stream media and social networking world. It seems that everyone is trying to tell me that Isaac Redman isn’t the long term answer at running back for the Steelers. I keep seeing on twitter and reading on the …

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