Simeon Rice back in Football


OT of the UFL at least he is 35 not in his prime

Steelers Cut Four During First Wave Of Cuts


The Pittsburgh Steelers cut the following players this afternoon: Wide Receiver- Martin Nance Wide Receiver- Steven Black Center- Alex Stepanovich Safety- Derrick Richardson

Darnell Stapleton to go on IR


Jim Wexell is reporting via Twitter that Darnell Stapleton just told reporters he will be going on IR. If so, as Wexell notes, Doug Legursky is all but guaranteed a roster spot. It's a busy news day for the Steelers, with reports this AM that Brett Keisel is close to signing a 5 year extension (reported in this fanpost by SteelCage).

BTSC 2009 Fantasy Football League - Draft Reminder!


The official Behind The Steel Curtain fantasy league is set to kick off with our draft tomorrow evening at 9:30 pm Eastern time. Sorry for those not in the league, but I wanted to publish this here on the main page in an attempt to corral as many of the league's participants as possible. Good luck trying to win my money! Email me with any questions. ( - Michael

Tedy Bruschi retiring!!!


According to NBC Tedy Bruschi will announce his retirement tomorrow weakning a already suspect linebacking corp

Sunday night thread: first round of cuts?


The first round of cuts are coming up -- who gets the ax? S Derrick Richardson, LB Andy Shantz, and LB Tom Korte did not play Saturday, so that could be a good place to start. Who else?

Good news for Lefty


Yep, the bucs named Leftwich their starting Quarterback - good luck to ya Byron.

Funniest thing I have ever seen


Sorry this has nothing to do with the Steelers, but a friend posted it on facebook, and it is simply the funniest thing I have ever seen. I can't stop laughing.

Marvel Smith Likely To Retire


Former Pittsburgh Steeler and current San Fransico 49ers tackle is reported to likely be retiring in the near future. Smith has struggled the past few seasons in Pittsburgh to stay on the field due to nagging issues with his back. When healthy Smith was a solid left tackle and was instrumental in the Super Bowl XL run.