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The circus is coming

Just wait for it.  No, not this weekend’s mini-camp.  Number 7 will not be attending, thank you very much. We will instead get our first look at Number 1 draft choice Maurkice Pouncey, the center out of Florida, plus the pick that had Steeler nation scratching their heads. Undersized defensive end James Worilds (pronounced worlds) … Continue reading

VMI couldn’t have been that long ago…

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin’s resume includes a stop in Lexington, Va., as an assistant at VMI.  He has probably been wondering what happened to those simple days since the early morning hours of March 5th.  That’s the morning he received a phone call from his starting quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, telling the former Keydet assistant … Continue reading

Who’s next, Bubby Brister?

Unprecedented- That’s the word that is being thrown around in regards to the signings of five free agent veterans, including backup tackle Jonathan Scott, WR Arnaz Battle, DB Will Allen,  WR Antwaan Randle-El and LB Larry Foote. That is because as far as the Steelers signing free agents who have a previous history with the … Continue reading

Quick Hits, Dec. 27 edition

The Jets handed Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts their first loss the season, 29-15, thanks in part to the Jets 26 second-half points. Manning sat out most of the second half. With a 23-20 win over the Ravens (8-7), the Steelers (8-7) are still alive in the AFC playoff hunt. If both the Ravens and Steelers win … Continue reading

Browns down Steelers 13-6

With their playoff hopes dwindling, after losing four straight, the Steelers Week 14 matchup against Cleveland was much more than a division battle. Instead of improving their AFC North standings, and making one small step toward a playoff berth, the Steelers fell short, again, falling to the Browns 13-6 Thursday night and failing to score a touchdown for only the … Continue reading

Steelers slide to 6-6 after loss to Raiders

The Steelers had all the opportunities Sunday to pull out their first win in four weeks. All the chances to, as coach Mike Tomlin put it after last week’s loss to the Ravens, “unleash some hell here in December.” Starting with the opening drive, after Pittsburgh returned the kickoff to the Raiders 19 yard line.  Result: three-and-out. Field goal. Two drives … Continue reading

In the papers – April 5

The Sun Sentinal’s Omar Kelly says the Dolphins haven’t ruled out re-signing DE Jason Taylor, but the team is concerned about Taylor’s age and previous injuries.   After missing out on a trade for Broncos QB Jay Cutler, the Jets may look at wide receiver in the draft to aid QB Kellen Clemens, the New York Post … Continue reading