This is the September 18, 2012 news archive. View today's Steelers rumors and news.
Though he lives and plays in Pittsburgh for the Steelers, linebacker LaMarr Woodley remembers how the rustbelt town of Saginaw, Mich., launched his career-and believes in returning the favor. LaMarr recently hosted a back to school event for 200 local
Share TweetThe Steelers run game has been less than stellar the first two weeks, and because of it the team may be looking to get back Rashard Mendenhall just a bit quicker. Mike Tomlin said Mendenhall will participate in contact practice for the first time this w…Source: steelersgab.comShare TweetNFL Films President Steve Sabol passed away today at the age of 69 from brain cancer. A staple of NFL highlight films and movies, Sabol was always great to watch. Steelers President Art Rooney II released a statement about the passing of Sabol. Steve Sa…Source: steelersgab.comShare TweetWondering if Troy Polamalu and/or James Harrison will play Sunday vs the Raiders in Oakland? So does everyone else. The Steelers did pretty well without them Sunday vs Jets, and as far as this week goes, both players will be looked at daily to see if th…
Santonio Holmes Played Call-Your-Own-Fouls On Sunday With The Replacement RefsUpdated Sep 18, 2012 Share TweetJets wide receiver Santonio Holmes did not do a very good job of getting open against Steelers corner Ike Taylor on Sunday. He had only three catches for 28 yards despite being targeted 11 times. Sometimes Holmes didn't make the catch because he was int…Source: deadspin.com
AFC North Game Balls for Week 2Updated Sep 18, 2012 Share TweetI apologize for not being around to hand out game balls after the first games of the season, but let's give them out to the standouts in the AFC North for Week 2: OFFENSE: Trent Richardson, Browns running back. This was a close call over Ben Roethlisber…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetHope everyone's morning is off to a good start. As you know, the AFC North teams are off to average starts. The Ravens, Steelers and Bengals are all atop the division with 1-1 records. These teams are fitting in with the rest of the league. Of the 32 NF…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetMike Wallace is off to the fastest scoring start in his career. Imagine where he might be had he gone through training camp.Source: post-gazette.com
The Steelers Immaculate Reception: The play that changed a cityUpdated Sep 18, 2012 Share TweetThe Post-Gazette looks back at the 40th anniversary of one of the NFL's greatest plays.Source: post-gazette.com
Top 5 QBs After Week 2Sep 18Tim Hasselbeck ranks his top five quarterbacks through Week 2 of the NFL season.
Peter King: In his brilliance and impact, Sabol truly lived 'a football li…Sep 18When I saw the NFL Films documentary Bill Belichick: A Football Life, and realized this intensely private character had allowed himself to be wired for an entire year by NFL Films, letting it invade his offseason sanctuary in Nantucket, sail with him on…
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 2Sep 18The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
Peter King: Replacement refs, Vilma in the spotlight again after MondaySep 18There is so much to be hissy about today -- the embarrassment of the replacement officials and the continuing he-said, he-said Saints saga most notably -- but there's one question on the tip of everybody's tongue today that I simply must answer:
Steve Sabol helped revolutionize way we consume pro football through NFL F…Sep 18John Clayton pays tribute to NFL Films icon Steve Sabol.