Door Opening for Brett Kesiel’s Return to Steelers in 2014?

It has been a busy three weeks for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Steelers Nation. LaMarr Woodley has been cut and now replaced Black and Gold with the Silver and Black. Jason Worilds is the Steelers 10 million dollar transition man. The Steelers signed Michael Mitchell, Arthur Moats, Lance Moore, Cam Thomas, and LeGarrett Blount. They […]

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Steelers Free Agent Focus: Guy Whimper Re-Ups with Pittsburgh

After a week which saw them lose Jonathan Dwyer, David Johnson, Al Woods, Ziggy Hood and Emmanuel Sanders, the Steelers began week 2 of NFL Free Agency by resigning one of their own. Except it wasn’t the one Steelers Nation was hoping for. When word broke that Jerricho Cotchery would end his Steelers cruise by […]

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Steelers Free Agent Focus: Ziggy Hood Bolts to Jacksonville

And then their were none. David Johnson was the first Pittsburgh Steeler to defect in free agency. He also happened to be their sixth round pick of the 2009 NFL Draft and the second to last member of that draft class on their roster. My early story: Steelers lose 2009 first-round draft pick Ziggy Hood […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agent Tracker

NFL Free Agency is upon us and the Pittsburgh Steelers have not been passive. And as Kevin Colbert promised, there’ve been extensions, renegotiations and terminations. The Steelers will open free agency with 22 unrestrcited free agents, and here is Steel Curtain Rising’s Steelers Free Agent Tracker Steelers on the Salary Cap Bubble: Troy PolamaluIke TaylorLaMarr […]

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Steelers Free Agent Focus: Investment in Al Woods Goes Up in Smoke….

While Mike Mitchell’s arrival might have signaled the rejuvenation of the Steelers secondary, Al Woods departure to the Tennessee Titans confirms that Pittsburgh has a problem on defensive line. Let’s get one things straight. Al Woods was no world beater. His absence certainly shouldn’t doesn’t doom the Steelers chances for 2014 But Wood’s defection is […]

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Steelers Free Agent Exodus Begins: Joanthan Dwyer to Pittsburgh West, David Johnson to San Diego

Todd Haley was brought to Pittsburgh in 2012 for many reasons, among them to establish the run. And his vision for the Steelers backfield most certainly included David Johnson, who was moving to fullback, and Jonathan Dwyer along with Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman. Now all four are gone. Redman of course was cut mid-season […]

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Steelers Sign Free Agent Carolina Panthers Safety Mike Mitchell

NFL Free Agency opened today and the Pittsburgh Steelers departed from the script – in a big way – by signing Carolina Panthers safety Mike Mitchell. The opening of free agency is usually always accompanied by a flurry of big money signings, and the Steelers have traditionally remained on the sidelines through it all. But […]

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Steelers Free Agent Focus: Jason Worilds Named Transition Player… Now What?

Of all the free agent moves and decisions the Pittsburgh Steelers have and will face in 2014, not is as tricky as that of Jason Worilds. In fact, Worild’s situation is complexity in its own right, but the concurrent situation with LaMarr Woodley transforms the complex into complicated. Since the advent of free agency, the […]

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Steelers Free Agent Focus: Velasco, Wallace Center of Attention

Ray Mansfield, Mike Webster, Dermontti Dawson, Jeff Hartings. That’s 565 starts, 37 years, 18 Pro Bowls, and two NFL Hall of Famers. From Chuck Noll to Bill Cowher center always remained a pillar of stability of the Pittsburgh Steelers. That reality has radically changed under Mike Tomlin, whose succession of starters spans Sean Mahan, Justin […]

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