PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Last year the Panthers relied heavily upon the contributions of underclassmen for an effective pass defense. Safety Jason Hendricks, coming off a stellar redshirt junior season that earned him Preseason All-ACC honors, expects the approaching campaign to be no different.
It’s a sad day in Steelers Nation. Steelers Hall of Fame defensive back Jack Butler died Saturday morning following a lengthy battle with a staph infection.
CINCINNATI (93-7 THE FAN) — Cornerback Ike Taylor downplayed whatever disconnect existed between him and the local media after the Steelers pulled out a much-needed 24-17 win over AFC North rival Cincinnati at Paul Brown Stadium Sunday night.
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Cortez Allen checks in with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan following Thursday’s practice.
Six new players will be enshrined forever into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, this weekend and four of them have ties to Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pittsburgh Steelers will be down a cornerback this Sunday vs. the Houston Texans. It was announced today that Bryant McFadden will not play this Sunday vs. the Texans. For the second straight […]
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pitt football team received some good news today when one of their incoming transfers was ruled eligible for this season. Head coach Todd Graham announced that sophomore cornerback E.J. Banks received a […]
Cornerback Ike Taylor broke his left thumb during the first quarter of the Steelers’ 16-7 preseason loss to the Washington Redskins on Friday night. Now, according to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Taylor will likely need to have surgery for the injury.
Thanks in large part to the new CBA, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have their entire 2011 draft class signed on the opening day of camp.
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pitt Panthers have received a verbal commitment from a cornerback from the state of Maryland. Pomfret (Md.) McDonough cornerback Marchez Coates gave the Panthers a verbal commitment last night. Coates, 5’11” 172, […]
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Another former WPIAL player is transferring back home to play for the Pitt Panthers. Former Montour star EJ Banks is leaving Notre Dame and joining the Pitt football team. Banks will have to […]
Taylor is an unrestricted free agent and until the lockout ends, he cannot talk with any team, the Steelers included. So KDKA-TV went down to Florida where Taylor spends his off-seasons working out to see if Ike wanted to be back in Pittsburgh once football resumes.
Most people would agree that the Steelers need help at the cornerback position. I’ll introduce you to a player that the team could be looking to draft with their first round pick.