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Pittsburgh Steelers News and Rumors
Much has been written in recent days about the fact that Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent made an appearance on the sidelines at the team’s most recent game, Sunday against the Steelers. On Tuesday’s edition of Pro Football Talk, Shaun King, Ross TuckerShare Tweet
The Steelers today placed guard Willie Colon on injured reserve, ending his season. Colon’s knee was injured a second time Dec. 9 in a game against San Diego and required surgery, after he missed the previous two games with the injury. The move opens aShare TweetPittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday called Ben Roethlisberger's criticism of the play-calling in Sunday's loss "natural frustrations" and said his quarterback is "on board with what we're doing."Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 18, 2012PITTSBURGH (AP) The Cincinnati Bengals don't have to worry about facing Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor on Sunday.Share TweetInjuries have left the Steelers without many players to turn to at cornerback, a situation they are trying to remedy by signing a free agent ahead of their massive Week 16 date with the Bengals. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that t…Share Tweet
Steelers Sign Veteran CB Justin Kingsteelersgab.com Dec 18, 2012The Steelers are in need of help at the CB spot, and they looked to take care of that in some regard Tuesday as the team inked veteran CB Justin King. King goes right on the 53-man roster, and the 25-year-old started his career wit the Rams, drafted him…Share TweetFormer Gateway and Penn State cornerback Justin King was signed to shore up the position with Ike Taylor still out with an injured ankle.Share Tweetsteelersgab.com Dec 18, 2012Dan Rooney is returning to his position as Steelers chairman, the position he held before becoming U.S. ambassador to Ireland in 2009. Rooney‘s title with the Steelers had been chairman emeritus while ambassador. Rooney resigned as ambassador on FridayShare Tweet
Cook: Ike Taylor invaluableVeteran Steelers cornerback's value rises in his absence.Share Tweet
Steelers sue to get funds for more Heinz Field seatsThe Steelers say that a 3,000-seat expansion in the south end zone at Heinz Field is needed to keep it competitive with others in the NFL.Share Tweet
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin on Big Ben: 'He's on board'Dec 18Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin speaks about getting on the same page with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger after the quarterback's comments about being frustrated Sunday.
Franco Harris reflects on 'Immaculate Reception'Dec 18Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris joins "NFL AM to reflect on what is the most controversial call in NFL history, "The Immaculate Reception."