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Team signs defensive backs to add depth in preseason
08/17/2011 - 10:10
PSR Staff
The Steelers host cross-state rival Philadelphia Thursday night on national television. The Eagles bring their self-anointed "Dream Team" to Heinz Field, highlighted by the addition of star cornerbacks Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.
08/16/2011 - 17:03
Kenneth Torgent
Team announces official signing of receiver Jerricho Cotchery; activates guard Chris Kemoeatu from PUP list
08/14/2011 - 18:25
PSR Staff
The performance of the first-team defense--and offense--doesn’t mean much at this point. The poor showing Friday night was a veteran team looking to play a meaningless game without getting injured. Ike Taylor’s thumb injury could lead to more of a self-preservation style of play in the next two games.
08/13/2011 - 21:23
Kenneth Torgent
Rex Grossman completed 19 of 26 passes for 207 yards and a TD as the Washington Redskins dominated the Steelers, racking up 452 yards to Pittsburgh's 186 in a dominant 16-7 win Friday night in the preseason opener for both teams. Steelers corner Ike Taylor suffered a broken thumb in the loss.
08/12/2011 - 23:23
Kenneth Torgent
Baron Batch’s unfortunate ACL tear earlier this week ended the rookie’s impressive showing at training camp and robbed Steeler Nation of one of its primary attractions in Friday’s preseason opener. Batch won’t have the chance to translate that buzz to game action, but these others will.
08/11/2011 - 20:32
Kenneth Torgent
With the lockout finally over and things slowly getting back to normal at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, the 2011 Steelers are preparing for their first preseason game. The road back to the Super Bowl begins in Washington, where the Steelers will meet the Redskins Friday night at 7:30.
08/11/2011 - 19:10
Kenneth Torgent
Veteran wideout expected to be team's fifth receiver in 2011
08/11/2011 - 15:05
Tony DeFazio
Team also added defensive end Jarrett Crittenton and released Ty Boyle
08/08/2011 - 16:13
PSR Staff
The Steelers have signed linebacker LaMarr Woodley to a six-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through 2016. Sources indicate the deal is worth over $60 million, with $27 million due over the first two years.
08/05/2011 - 09:41
PSR Staff
Veteran players' contracts finally official after coming to agreements over the past week
08/04/2011 - 17:35
PSR Staff
Rookie running back Baron Batch has been the star of training camp thus far. Perhaps he hasn't quite reached fan favorite status and earned a nickname the way Isaac “Redzone” Redman did last year, but he’s gained the attention of the one man who counts the most: Mike Tomlin.
08/02/2011 - 22:13
Kenneth Torgent
The Cincinnati Bengals have been nothing if not inconsistent, going from four wins in 2008, to ten in 2009 then back down to four last year. What has been unfortunately consistent for the team is the habit of its players getting into trouble with the law.
08/01/2011 - 19:03
James Santelli
When the Pittsburgh Steelers take the field for the first time this September, they’ll be featuring a linebacking corps that is among the NFL’s best. That shouldn’t be a surprise, as that particular group has forced its way into the league elite since the 1970’s.
07/31/2011 - 10:48
Kenneth Torgent
Team announces new deals for cornerback Ike Taylor and three other unrestricted free agents; and signs six of their seven 2011 draft picks, including No. 2 choice Cameron Heyward.
07/29/2011 - 18:56
PSR Staff
It’s all starting to make sense. The Steelers have not made the playoffs the past two seasons. Those two years have seen the team part ways with players who were integral to a sustained run of success that resulted in a pair of Super Bowl championships.
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The play of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has a tremendous impact on every game the team plays. Whatever success the Penguins have in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will depend largely on the opposition’s ability to contain No. 87. But he is not doing it alone.
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A champion won't be crowned in the NHL for nearly two months, but the quest for hockey's holy grail begins now. Sixteen teams are lacing up their skates and preparing for the upcoming hunt for the Stanley Cup. Here are the four favorites.
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Pirates' righthander Charlie Morton put an exclamation point on his recovery from Tommy John surgery in 2012 with the best major league season of his career, posting 7-4 record with a 3.26 ERA.
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The newest crop of rookies will enter the NFL on May 8, when the 2014 NFL Draft gets underway at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The Houston Texans own the first selection, and it's a South Carolina defensive end who sits atop PSR's board.
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The Steelers’ offseason additions and subtractions have given a peek into what may be going on in the team’s South Side War Room as the team prepares for one of the deepest drafts in years. Several players have emerged as potential targets for the Black and Gold in 2014.
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Several local players could be off the board before the second round is completed on May 9. Pitt's Aaron Donald is the top prospect, but Penn State has a pair of players who expect to hear their names called early as well.
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The 2014 NFL Draft is shaping up to be one of the deepest in recent memory. But even in the deepest of drafts, there are studs, duds, snubs and flubs. How is one to know if a draft pick is worth cheering for, or if he should be booed mercilessly?
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