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Punting doesn't equal Super Bowl success

Will the signing of punter Adam Podlesh help the Steelers make the Super Bowl? As history has shown us, even if Podlesh punts horribly and is replaced mid-season, it probably won't effect Pittsburgh's Super Bowl status.

Punting doesn't equal Super Bowl success

Will the signing of punter Adam Podlesh help the Steelers make the Super Bowl? As history has shown us, even if Podlesh punts horribly and is replaced mid-season, it probably won't effect Pittsburgh's Super Bowl status.

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Latest News

Sweed cut by CFL's Ottawa Redblacks

Sweed's football career is likely at an end now, seven years after it began when the Steelers selected him in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft.

Sweed cut by CFL's Ottawa Redblacks

Sweed's football career is likely at an end now, seven years after it began when the Steelers selected him in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft.

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BTSC Mock Draft: With the 17th pick...

The second half of our community mock begins with our delightful division rivals, represented by BTSC reader Steelers_Fan_to_the_Core.

BTSC Mock Draft: With the 17th pick...

The second half of our community mock begins with our delightful division rivals, represented by BTSC reader Steelers_Fan_to_the_Core.

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2014 NFL Draft

49ers and Steelers should talk trade

The 49ers are facing the possibility of losing edge rusher Aldon Smith for the 2014 season. It's unlikely they pick up Smith's option year for 2015. Anthony Barr may be available at 15, and a trade would make sense for both teams.

49ers and Steelers should talk trade

The 49ers are facing the possibility of losing edge rusher Aldon Smith for the 2014 season. It's unlikely they pick up Smith's option year for 2015. Anthony Barr may be available at 15, and a trade would make sense for both teams.

Cam Heyward's contract option due May 3rd

The Steelers have less than three weeks to decide if they want to exercise their option on Cam Heyward's contract or risk losing him in 2015

Favre's return to old team similar to Bradshaw's

Legendary quarterbacks Brett Favre and Terry Bradshaw didn't leave their respective teams under the best of terms. Bradshaw eventually returned to Pittsburgh, and it appears that Farve will do the same in Green Bay.

Jets interested in Amaro, creating trade market

Trade markets in the first round usually develop over a quarterback and rarely a tight end. The Jets' perceived leak of information suggests they're trying to develop a market. The Steelers are at 15, and should float a report about Amaro.

Jarvis Jones preparing to lead Steelers pass rush

It isn't a question of work ethic or effort with Steelers' second-year OLB Jarvis Jones. It's simply a matter of time. The more he learns, the more likely the Steelers are to break out of their recent sack funk.

Steelers future: Breaking down OLB contracts

A large part of the Steelers' future at their most critical defensive position rests in Jason Worilds. There's risk (lack of historic proof he can back up his second half of 2013) and reward (immediate cap space and securing a future starter.

Meet Adam Podlesh, punter and cancer survivor

The Steelers signed P Adam Podlesh Tuesday, a player coming off his worst career season. Not long ago, Podlesh was booming punts, and defeating cancer.

Ravens' McClain fails to complete workout

On one hand, the 24-year-old linebacker's comeback attempt likely won't be saddled by the Ravens' holding onto his rights. On the other, it's unlikely anyone will sign him.

Steelers schedule will be released April 22

Pro Football Talk reported the league-wide schedule will be announced publicly April 22.

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Twitter reaction to Steelers signing Podlesh

They're relatively mixed between good ones and bad ones, with the standard humorous ones, and even a Star Wars reference.

Steelers sign P Adam Podlesh to 1-year contract

Podlesh was a fourth-round selection by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2007, the first punter taken that year. The Steelers traded up to draft the second, Dan Sepulveda.

BTSC Mock Draft: With the 16th pick...

The first half of the community mock draft is in the books, with BTSC reader steeler fever representing the Cowboys.

Sidney Rice meets certain needs for Steelers

His riddled injury history doesn't help things, but if he's still available after June 1, he would make a good low-risk high-reward prospect for Pittsburgh.

Draft Prospects: Beckham's all-around ability

He ran a lot of deep routes at LSU despite not having blazing speed or great height. He was successful because he does a lot of the little things right.

The cost of signing the 2014 draft class

While the Steelers might be cap strapped right now a look at how much cap space it will take to sign the upcoming draft class.

Steelers future: Breaking down ILB contracts

Williams and Garvin give the team cap optimism in the future. Lawrence Timmons is a bit of a different story.

Cutting ties with Maurkice Pouncey

After being selected in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft and making three Pro Bowl appearances, it could be more beneficial to trade Maurkice Pouncey than attempt an extension. They passed on a third round pick for Sanders in 2013.

OLB Anthony Barr due in Pittsburgh soon

The Steelers are set to look at another highly ranked OLB as Barr heads to Pittsburgh

OLB Crichton and CBs Richardson, Verrett in town

Three more visitors to the Steelers facility sees the draft focus on defense continue.

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