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Pittsburgh Steelers: Sean Spence’s Return Would Be a Different Kind of Victory

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t make the playoffs in 2012, Charlie Batch did lead them to a dramatic upset of the eventual Super Bowl-champion Baltimore Ravens in early December. When Shaun Suisham’s field goal sailed through the uprights as time ran out in Baltimore, Batch and Ben Roethlisberger embraced for at least 30 seconds. …

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Steelers Linebackers: Normally a strength but now a concern?

When you think of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense the first thing that always comes to mind is Linebackers. Heck, when you think of them period, Linebackers are at or near the top of your thoughts. The Steelers have been nothing short of legendary since the 70′s at this position. They always seem to find a …

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DeCastro, Spence Injuries Spur More Discussion About Pre-Season

No team in the National Football League is immune from injury. The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly are not as they have now seen two of their top four draft picks go down in less than a week with serious injuries. The fact is that under the current system of four pre-season games, guys are going to …

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Sean Spence serious knee injury; Curtis Brown, Robert Golden also injured in Steelers preseason finale

Sean Spence Knee Injury

It’s something that nobody wants to see, it’s what you dread as a coach and what makes you cringe as a fan. In the Steelers preseason win, 17-16, over the Carolina Panthers at Heinz Field, both rookie Sean Spence and 2nd year CB Curtis Brown left the game with knee injuries. Curtis Brown went out …

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Not necessarily your typical Steelers 3rd preseason game

If you’re expecting to see Ben Roethlisberger, Troy Polamalu, Lamarr Woodley and your other favorite Steelers play this weekend then you’ll be a happy camper. However, with many young players fighting it out for starting positions you’ll also get a nice dose of new faces again too. You’re typical 3rd preseason game is all the …

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Young Steelers linebackers can make a name for themselves vs the Colts

The Steelers get their first taste of the Andrew Luck era as the Colts come to Heinz Field for the 2nd preseason game on Sunday night. Besides being a primetime game, those fans who aren’t part of the Steeler Nation will be tuning in to see if Andrew Luck can put together another nice game …

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If Harrison misses time with knee, who are the options?

With the recent news that James Harrison may need another knee surgery prior to the regular season opener, the ‘minds that be’ including my own are swirling with questions. That news was confirmed today as he was in Pittsburgh to have a minor arthroscopic procedure done. The surgery was successful according to his agent, Bill …

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Steelers preseason: Who and what to watch on defense

I’m one who enjoys watching preseason games just to see the young guys because in many cases that’s the only time you see them all year unless injuries hit the starters. This year though things are different, there are many positions up for grabs so these preseason games take on more significance than usual. On …

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SteelDad’s Rants and Slants; Version 5.0

Kicking Off I feel like ESPN but what the hell? The New York Jets are fighting more often than the Kardashians these days. A day after a reported 15-20 man royal rumble broke out, another one today happened that resulted in the team doing windsprints. Amazingly, this had nothing to do with Tim Tebow, but …

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers roster throwdowns: linebackers

There is no comparison whether I am biased or otherwise when it comes to linebackers. There is no team, I repeat, “no team,” in the National Football League with a richer history of great linebackers than the Pittsburgh Steelers. Lambert, Ham, Russell, Lloyd, Kirkland, Greene (Kevin), Harrison, Woodley, Farrior, and so on… I could certainly …

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