January 2008



Steelers To Sign Zabaransky

The Steelers now have insurance at the quarterback position; the team, according to the Idaho Statesman, is expected to sign former Boise State quarterback Jared Zabaransky to a free-agent contract Monday.  Zabaransky, who was not…


Big Ben Disses Hines; Ward Fires Back

  Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward is hurting after remarks made by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger told the Pittsburgh Post Gazette that the Steelers should acquire a tall wide receiver, specifically to help in the…


Wilson Obtains Protection Order Against Girlfriend

Steelers wide receiver Cedrick Wilson has acquired a protection-from-abuse order against his girlfriend, Lindsey Paulat.  The 26-year-old Fawn resident is charged with aggravated assault and reckless endangerment for allegedly firing two shots in Wilson’s home…


Funeral Services set for Former Steeler Holmes

Funeral Services for former Steelers defensive lineman Ernie Holmes are set.  Holmes was killed in an automobile accident Thursday night in Texas.  A service will be held Friday from 6-to-9 p.m. at Faith Temple Church…


Ward Up For NFL’s Man of the Year Award

Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward is one of four finalists for the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. The award, which is presented annually, recognizes community involvement and service as well as on-field…


Holmes Dead At 59 After Car Crash

It is with great sadness to announce that former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Ernie Holmes has passed away at the age of 59; according to a dispatcher with the Texas Department of Public Safety, Holmes…


Former Broadcaster Cope Still Hospitalized

Retired Steelers broadcaster Myron Cope is still hospitalized after being admitted in November.  According to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Cope, 78, has battled various ailments the past year including recurring cases of pneumonia.  Cope retired as…


Steelers Sign DT Paxson to Reserve/Future List

From SteelersLive.com The Steelers have signed defensive tackle Scott Paxson their reserve/future list today. Paxson, 6-2, 292 pounds, signed with the team as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He spent some time on the…