Category Archives: Wide Recievers

Steelers Face Tough 2012 Offseason Decisions, But Are Not in “Salary Cap Hell” (Part 2)

Note: This is the second installment 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 to better comprehend … Continue reading

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Explaining the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2012 Salary-Cap Quandary (Part 1)

Note 1: This is the first installment of a five-part series on the Steelers’ 2012 salary cap challenges that will appear daily this week on Steelers Lounge. The initial article below provides a basic synopsis of the Steelers’ complicated salary-cap … 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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Projecting the Steelers’ 53-Man Roster and Other Goodies (V 3.0 – UPDATED)

While their training-camp roster is nowhere near as deep across the board as last year, the Steelers still have outstanding overall depth in 2011, and thus its coaching staff and front office will face difficult decisions this weekend in deciding … Continue reading

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Steelers Sign Jerricho Cotchery

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter the Steelers have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery. We knew this was a possibility since he spent some time in Latrobe over the weekend, and when we talked … Continue reading

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Steelers’ Roster Moves May be Complete, Despite Glaring Need At Tackle

It appears that after a frantic period of transactions, the Steelers’ 2011 training camp-roster is nearly set, although Pittsburgh could still bring in a veteran wide receiver due to injuries to three of their projected top six players at that … Continue reading

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Ben Roethlisberger Thinks It Would be ‘Awesome’ to Have Plaxico Burress Back

Last offseason the Steelers spent the free agency signing period putting the band back together by re-acquiring former starters Larry Foote, Antwaan Randle El and Bryant McFadden. Even though no roster movement has taken place this offseason (because of the … Continue reading

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Why the Steelers Should Let Somebody Else Worry About Plaxico Burress

Over the weekend Ron Cook of the Post-Gazette made his argument for why the Steelers should at least look into bringing back wide receiver Plaxico Burress. In short: He would make the 2011 Steelers a stronger team, give them a … Continue reading

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2011 Steelers Final Mock Draft: Versions 6a-d

Version 6A: (Staying put at the Steelers’ seven original picks with no trades; addressing primary needs first, while mixing in the best-player-available philosophy) 1.    CB/FS Aaron Williams, 6-0, 205, Texas: This goes against the Steelers’ successful recent history of drafting … Continue reading

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Picking a Wideout Would Be Nice, But Not Necessary

It happens every year and the weeks and months leading up to the 2011 NFL Draft is no different; there has been a lot of discussion about where the Steelers’ needs are the greatest. It may be cornerback (especially with … Continue reading

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