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New CBA Includes Expanded Rosters, Franchise and Transition Tags, and Free Agent Changes

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that under the proposed CBA, NFL gameday rosters will expand from 45 to 46, with the number three QB no longer inactive. Beginning this year, teams like the Vikings and Steelers can leave Joe Webb and Dennis Dixon active for more creative play-calling. It’s also a way for rookie QB’s […]

Report Says 49’ers Could Have Interest in Steelers Free Agent QB Dixon

Pro Football Weekly hears that another potential free-agent quarterback who might appeal to the 49ers is the Steelers’ Dennis Dixon. If the free agency rules are retained from the last CBA, Dixon would be a restricted free agent, meaning the Steelers get the right of first refusal and in Dixon’s case, a fifth-round choice if […]

Can the Steelers offense come alive before Roethlisberger’s return?

Right now let’s face it – the Steelers offense isn’t very good. Take away that nifty 50-yard TD run on their first offensive play of OT vs the Falcons, and the black and gold haven’t crossed the goal-line once. Now with that said, this week is another shot to right that wrong, though most seem […]

Steelers QB Dixon out at least three weeks with torn lateral meniscus cartilage

The news on Dennis Dixon is he will be out at least three weeks after tearing his lateral meniscus cartilage, meaning the Steelers will go with either Charlie Batch or Byron Leftwich on Sunday in Tampa against the surprising 2-0 Buccaneers. Steelers quarterback Dennis Dixon tore his lateral meniscus cartilage, a team source told ESPN […]

Steelers staring at a quandry over who starts at QB Sunday

The Steelers come into the second Monday of the NFL season a hearty 2-0 after their beat down in Tennessee of the Titans on Sunday 19-11 in a game that shouldn’t have been as close as the score. The defense and the way they were able to shut down Chris Johnson and collect 7 turnovers […]

Video: Steelers march their way to an OT win over Atlanta

Site Editor Matt Loede recaps the Steelers thrilling 15-9 win over the Falcons in Overtime Sunday in Pittsburgh.

Mendenhall saves the day with 50-yard OT TD run in Steelers 15-9 win over Falcons

The Steelers had their struggles with the talented Atlanta Falcons, but in the end the defense came up big in overtime, and Rashard Mendenhall came up even bigger, as the Black and Gold won 15-9 to open the season. The defense, which had faltered so many times late in games a year ago, came up […]

NFL Week One Video Preview: Atlanta at Pittsburgh

Sports Gab Network Editor Matt Loede previews the NFL Week one matchup between the Falcons and Steelers in Pittsburgh.