Harrison, Ward won’t be at full strength for Sunday’s showdown

The 7-7 Pittsburgh Steelers head into Sunday’s game as a much more confident team than we’ve seen the past couple weeks after last Sunday’s thrilling 37-36 victory over the Green Bay Packers. The Steelers have a “pulse” according to head coach Mike Tomlin and this week the team appeared to have a little bit of

Steelers sign wide out Joey Galloway; Polamalu having MRI today

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed wide receiver Joey Galloway, the team confirmed this afternoon. Galloway, 38, visited the Steelers in the off-season prior to signing with New England and will replace Limas Sweed on the active roster. Galloway (7 receptions) struggled with the New England Patriots this season and was released at mid-season. As expected

No Polamalu: Steelers need Timmons back to full health

With Troy Polamalu sidelined for at least the next three weeks, Lawrence Timmons role in the Steelers defense becomes that much more important. Timmons missed the Steelers opener with an high ankle sprain and the Steelers will be counting on him to return to the starting the lineup in week 2. Like Polamalu, Timmons gives

Tomlin not ready to officially name a #3 wide receiver

Replacing Nate Washington (#3 receiver) was one of the few intriguing battles in training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers. With the season opener just three days away, Second year wide out Limas Sweed has shown enough progress to have a hold on the #3 spot for now, but head coach Mike Tomlin is not ready

NFL: Wallace keeping a hold on #4 receiver spot

McDonald unable to pass Wallace on the depth chart for now Photo: David Hague – Inside Pittsburgh Sports Two weeks ago the Steelers depth at the wide receiver position was regarded as a major question mark but after two weeks of training camp and one pre-season game, some of those concerns are being put on

Steelers vs Cardinals: What to watch For

Photo: David Hague – Inside Pittsburgh Sports As the Steelers suit up for their first preseason game Thursday night, all eyes will be on 2008 1st round pick Rashard Mendenhall. Mendenhall who only appeared in four games last season, will get the bulk of carries during the 1st half as Willie Parker may sit out

The bests and worsts of the first weekend of Steelers preseason camp:

By Paul Ladewski Photo: David Hague – Inside Pittsburgh Sports Best observation: When asked which team was his early Super Bowl favorite, head coach-turned-media guy Mike Shanahan said, “I have pick the Steelers. You have to stay with the defending champions until somebody beats them.” But doesn’t the return of Tom Brady (genuflect here) make

Scouting the Steelers Draft Selections

First Round Selection Evander (Ziggy) Hood, DE, Missouri Height: 6-2 7/8 | Weight: 300 | 40-Time: 4.89 College Career 2005: 18 tackles – 1 sack 2006: 36 tackles – 4 sacks 2007: 49 tackles – 5 sacks 2008: 62 tackles – 7 sacks Strengths: Hood played defensive tackle at Missouri but was drafted by the