Category Archives: Preseason

Troy Explains What Happened on That Victor Cruz TD

There wasn’t much in the way of actual offense in Saturday’s Giants-Steelers preseason game, save a 57-yard pitch and catch between Eli Manning and Victor Cruz late in the first quarter. The kneejerk reaction was to blame Will Gay, who … Continue reading

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Real Winner From Giants-Steelers Preseason Game: No Injuries

Injuries. This is my main concern during preseason. Yes, I want to see the rookies, and the new-fangled zone-blocking offensive line, and Danny Smith try to fashion something out of a special teams that has been pretty dreadful over the … Continue reading

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Steelers Win The Game Against Panthers, But Lose Spence, Brown And Golden

The preseason is over except for the final roster cutdown. Pittsburgh thwarted a two-point conversion by the Panthers in the final minutes, then watched as a last-second Panthers field goal missed wide right in Pittsburgh’s 17-16 win. Personally, I wish … Continue reading

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Projected Roster and Other Goodies (V 3.0; Worilds on PUP)

It has been an offseason of change for the Steelers, highlighted by the forced retirements of Pittsburgh legends James Farrior, Aaron Smith and Hines Ward. The Steelers, however, remain one of the better teams in the NFL and a legitimate … Continue reading

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Projected Roster and Other Goodies (V 2.0)

Not much has transpired since our first roster projection for the 2012 Steelers more than two months ago. However, some minor transactions and news from minicamps has impacted the bottom of the roster, practice squad, and ordering of those closest to … Continue reading

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Ridiculously Early 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Projected Roster and Other Goodies (V 1.0)

It is a week from the end of the three-day NFL Draft, which most experts believe saw the Steelers tally one of their better hauls in recent memory. Moreover, thanks to some unbelievable, bust-your-tail reporting by Steelers Depot, names of the … Continue reading

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Examining the Steelers’ Philosophical and Pragmatic Moves and Non-Moves that Will Make Getting Under the 2012 Salary Cap Both Challenging and Risky (Part 3)

Note: This is the third of a five-part series being published this week examining the 2012 Steelers, with a focus on the team’s salary-cap challenges. If you have not done so, please read Monday’s detailed synopsis on the salary-cap and … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 steelers, Analysis, Cool Stuff, Defensive Line, Draft, Free Agency, Front Office, Offensive Line, Preseason, Steelers History, Wide Recievers | 26 Comments

Destroyed by Ravens and Colon Out for the Year; What Options Do Steelers Now Have on O-Line?

It was difficult to fathom the Steelers would not use the offseason to improve an offensive line that ranked as the worst in the NFL last season per Pro Football Focus. But after some very questionable moves, Pittsburgh entered 2011 … Continue reading

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Steelers Make Correct Calls on 53-Man Roster, But Maybe Not the Practice Squad

As usual, the Steelers’ front office and coaching staff had to make some tough decisions on the team’s final roster cuts. And as the brain trust of the best franchise in the NFL normally does, they made the right ones. … Continue reading

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Steelers Finish Preseason 3-1 With Solid Effort Against Panthers

The fourth game of the preseason is always the one where starters sit out and third stringers play for their lives. The fact that the Steelers are now 3-1 after a 33-17 win over the Panthers is less important than … Continue reading

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