Steelers Offensive Line Key to Keeping Ben Roethlisberger Around

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had very little quarterback problems in the last thirteen years since Ben Roethlisberger was drafted in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft. Now at thirty-five years old and a serious look at retirement this offseason, Roethlisberger seems to be taking his career one year at a time from here on out. Continue reading Steelers Offensive Line Key to Keeping Ben Roethlisberger Around

The Depth on the Offensive Line

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Over the past few seasons, the Steelers have been unable to maintain five solid offensive lineman. Much of this has to due with continuous injuries to guys like former guard/tackle Willie Colon. Last season, the Steelers also struggled to keep a right tackle healthy. In 2013, the Steelers look to have their luck changed. The feel around Pittsburgh is that they are quite happy with their five expected starters in Marcus Gilbert, Ramon Foster, Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro, and Mike Adams. A starting offensive line with an average age of 24. Behind those five, are major questions. What depth do the Steelers have? Who can back up these five? Continue reading The Depth on the Offensive Line

Steelers Sign Second Round Pick Le’Veon Bell

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Breaking news coming from Pittsburgh. The Steelers have signed second round pick Le’Veon Bell to a four year deal. Bell is the first of two rookies to be signed by the Steelers on Monday (Jarvis Jones). Just two rookies remain to be signed by the black and gold, Landry Jones and Nick Williams. Seven of the Steelers’ rookies have been signed (Jarvis Jones, Bell, Wheaton, Thomas, Hawthorne, Brown, Vince Williams). Continue reading Steelers Sign Second Round Pick Le’Veon Bell

Steelers Get $5.5 Million on June 1st

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Steeler Nation, tomorrow marks a very important date on the calender for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers will be getting back $5.5 million from releasing offensive guard Willie Colon in March. The Steelers have just over $90,000 in cap space as it stands today, but after tonight, that will increase to roughly $5.59 million. Continue reading Steelers Get $5.5 Million on June 1st

Steelers Setting Up A Plan?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have done a lot of activity in the past few weeks with little money to spend. Somehow, with the limited cap space the Steelers have, they managed to sign running back LaRod Stephens-Howling, offensive tackle Guy Whimper, and five of their nine draft choices. Plus the one year, $2.5 million contract the Steelers gave to wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders when he signed an offer sheet with the New England Patriots. Continue reading Steelers Setting Up A Plan?

A New Beginning Starts Now – Steelers OTAs 2013

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” – Henry Ford

The Pittsburgh Steelers are about to kick off their first OTA’s of 2013 . The sting of  going 8-8 and missing the playoffs in 2012 is now in the rear view mirror and a new beginning starts now. Continue reading A New Beginning Starts Now – Steelers OTAs 2013