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With the Super Bowl behind us, the next big item on the NFL docket is April's NFL Draft. PSR's Ken Torgent breaks down the former student athletes who will likely be among the top selections in a few months.
02/07/2012 - 16:38
Kenneth Torgent
Former Chiefs head coach, Pittsburgh native, replaces departed Arians
02/07/2012 - 16:16
PSR Staff
Second-year tight end violated league policy
02/07/2012 - 14:20
PSR Staff
Former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Jack Butler and center Dermontti Dawson joined ex Pitt Panthers Chris Doleman and Curtis Martin as members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2012.
02/04/2012 - 21:21
PSR Staff
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger started for the AFC and threw two touchdown passes as the AFC topped the NFC in the 2012 Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu on Sunday. Fellow Steelers Ryan Clark and James Harrison had big games as well, with 8 and 5 tackles respectively.
01/29/2012 - 23:46
PSR Staff
Veteran Steelers nose tackle retiring after 11 seasons
01/25/2012 - 16:36
PSR Staff
Veteran safety makes first Pro Bowl as replacement for Baltimore's Reed
01/25/2012 - 12:53
PSR Staff
Apparent change of plans for longtime assistant coach
01/20/2012 - 13:44
Tony DeFazio
Former Penn State receiver Derrick Williams and ex-Ohio State/Ravens QB Troy Smith agree to deals
01/20/2012 - 13:41
PSR Staff
Malecki, several others from practice squad sign offseason deals
01/18/2012 - 12:03
PSR Staff
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's success this season has not been limited to his acting ability on gimmick plays. Newton set the NFL record for passing yards by a rookie, a record previously held by Peyton Manning, and did so with seven quarters to spare in the 2011 season.
01/16/2012 - 16:49
James Santelli
The assignment: Identify the four best teams in the NFL and the likely participants in the conference title games Sunday, Jan. 22. It sounded easy enough until further study proved that this isn’t a great season for great teams. In other words, there may not be four.
01/13/2012 - 10:38
Jerry DiPaola
Ike Taylor may be receiving the lion's share of the blame for Sunday's postseason loss, but he was just part of the problem in a loss that really was a total team effort. Numerous players and coaches had a hand in what turned out to be an overtime defeat to an inferior opponent.
01/12/2012 - 21:39
Kenneth Torgent
Pittsburgh's unexpected first-round loss to Denver knocked them out of the playoffs and into the offseason.
01/10/2012 - 20:21
Kenneth Torgent
Tim Tebow hooked up for an 80-yard score to Demaryius Thomas on the first play of overtime, and the Steelers fell to the Broncos 29-23 in Denver. Thomas abused Ike Taylor all afternoon, racking up 204 yards on four catches. Isaac Redman was outstanding in a losing effort with 121 yards in his postseason debut.
01/08/2012 - 21:51
Kenneth Torgent
The Steelers started the offseason by signing franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a significant contact extension. A day before training camp opened, they capped the offseason by extending the contract of general manger Kevin Colbert.
Editor's DeskFeature One
In 2012, the leading rusher for the Pittsburgh Steelers was Jonathan Dwyer. His 623 yards was the second-lowest total for the team's leading rusher in a full season since Dick Hoak's 531 yards led the way in 1969.
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Todd Haley is entering his fourth season as the Steelers' offensive coordinator. After a bumpy start to his tenure in Pittsburgh, Haley directed one of the most explosive offenses in team history in 2014.
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Time moves faster in the NFL. Players seem to age more rapidly and rosters turn over more quickly than in any other sport. Nowhere else is this more evident than the Steelers defense, where nine of 2011’s opening day starters are no longer with the team.
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Pitt football’s forgettable Paul Chryst era ended at 19-20 when the Madison native returned to Wisconsin to coach the Badgers, leaving the program in the same state of mediocrity in which he found it.
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On the heels of a dismal 4-8 season in 2013—and seated firmly upon the hotseat—head coach Dana Holgorsen was able to steer the West Virginia football program back in the right direction in 2014.
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In western Pennsylvania, football is the sport that the natives follow most closely, and with two major programs, Pitt and Penn State, most of the attention is divided among the two of them.
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Stepping into Beaver Stadium sporting traditional, nameless navy blue and white jerseys, Penn State football intends to chase a championship under second-year head coach James Franklin.
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