Steel-City-Blitz1

Pittsburgh Attack Bees best Detroit Lions

not the bees

The Pittsburgh Steelers donned their throwback bee uniforms, and in the spirit of all things throwback, they played like an era of old in which the Steelers actually won football games. This analogy works really only if you ignore the second quarter in which the offense did nothing and the defense gave up 27 points. […]

Big Ben drama in Pittsburgh?

Ben Roethlisberger

Hours before the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Buffalo Bills 23-10, rumors began circulating that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wanted out of Pittsburgh. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that Big Ben is “incredibly frustrated” with the direction of the franchise, according to Steelers sources. It’s not just coordinator Todd Haley, but the entire offensive coaching staff that has the two-time Super Bowl-winning […]

Pittsburgh Steelers rediscover running game; beat the Baltimore Ravens in the process

Le'Veon Bell

A typical showdown between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens is usually a defensive affair, marked by plenty of hard hits, sacks, turnovers, and very little scoring. Sunday’s Steelers/Ravens game wasn’t the defensive showdown the NFL is used to. Both defenses displayed more of a “bend but don’t break” style and combined for only […]

Pittsburgh Steelers News Blitz: The “Ten Thousand Spoons When All You Need Is a Knife” Edition

Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers don’t have long to bask in the warming glow of the season’s first win… in Week 6. Newly acquired OT Levi Brown was placed on Injured Reserve after suffering a triceps injury in pregame warm-ups. Brown was acquired for a draft pick in a trade with the Arizona during the Steelers’ bye week […]

The Pittsburgh Steelers can’t buy a turnover; need to start a Kickstarter to fund one

Pittsburgh Steelers

Let me summarize the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Monday Night Football loss to the Cincinnati Bengals: the offense can’t buy a first down and the defense can’t buy a turnover. I don’t know if metaphorically buying first downs and turnovers goes towards the salary cap or is considered cheating, but if it’s on the up and up […]

Is The Season Over For The Pittsburgh Steelers Already?

Are the playoffs hopes dead?

Technically, of course, it’s not.  In some form or fashion, the Steelers will field a team and participate (on some level) in 16 regular season games, which means they have 15 more to go. But we’re not talking about playing 60 minutes each Sunday.  This is about whether they can win, make the playoffs…win the […]

Bill Cowher sports guy liner in new new music video

Bill Cowher

Simmer down, Steeler Nation. Lots of dudes have managed to work the guy liner. Captain Jack Sparrow. Cinna from the Hunger Games books. I’m sure there are others. But now we can add former head coach Bill Cowher to that list. Cowher is sporting the new look in the new music video for his girlfriend. I […]

Steelers football set to return as Steelers get ready to take on New York Giants

Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers football is almost here! While the meaningful games don’t start until September, it sure is nice to have Steelers football to look forward to. Tonight will be Steeler Nation’s first look at a different Pittsburgh Steelers team. Gone are the likes of James Harrison, Mike Wallace, Charlie Batch, Byron Leftwich, Rashard Mendenhall, and Keenan Lewis. Heath Miller is still out, recovering […]

Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Round UP

Brett Keisel arriving to camp in heavy duty equipment heralds the start of training camp much like the arrival of Santa in the Macy's Parade heralds the beginning of Christmas season. Coincidence? I think not.

The Pittsburgh Steelers reported to Hogwarts St. Vincent College in Latrobe yesterday to mark the beginning of Training Camp. Four Steelers begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list: Heath Miller (knee), Sean Spence (knee), David Johnson (knee), and Alameda Ta’amu (hamstring). After moving in yesterday, the Steelers got right to work today with their first practice. […]

Big Ben Undergoes Knee Surgery

As reported in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger went under the knife yesterday to clean up some cartilage in his right knee.  The information from HC Mike Tomlin on the team website was slightly less informative than the Post-Gazette but straight to the point (typical Tomlin): Earlier today, Ben had minor surgery […]

Mike Adams Recovering From Stabbing

Second-year Steelers OT Mike Adams is recovering from stab wounds received in an apparent robbery attempt. “We are aware of the situation regarding Mike Adams being stabbed earlier this morning,” Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert said. “We are in direct communication with both Mike and his family. Mike is expected to make a full recovery.”  

Pittsburgh Steelers News Blitz: The “Hooray! OTAs!” Edition

Now that the Draft is firmly in the past, the long wait until training camp or any kind of glimmer that football season is around the corner seems unending. Fear not. Organized team activities (OTAs) kicked off on Tuesday. Players will gather for workouts or tell scary stories around campfires or something. “It’s a chance […]

Your Newly Drafted Pittsburgh Steelers Are All On Twitter!

The 2013 NFL Draft picks are all in, so now it’s time to get to know that newest members of the Pittsburgh Steelers.  We’ll be posting more on the rookies over the next few days.  In the meantime, you can follow them all on twitter: Jarvis Jones, OLB, University of Georgia: https://twitter.com/SacManJones_29 LeVeon Bell, RB, […]

Steelers Pick Le’Veon Bell In Second Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to reload in the 2013 NFL Draft by selecting Le’Veon Bell, a running back from Michigan State. There has been a large question mark over the Steelers running game for quite some time now. Former number one round draft pick Rashard Mendenhall began the season recovering from an injury, and his many replacements […]

Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Jarvis Jones

Welcome to Steeler Nation, Jarvis Jones. With the 17th pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers selected the outside linebacker from Georgia. The Steelers’ linebacking corp has been under construction over the past couple of years with James Farrior and James Harrison being the salary cap casualties. It will be interesting to see how Jones […]