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"For we the people of Steeler Nation are a fickle, demanding bunch"
Ed Bouchette has covered the Pittsburgh Steelers for Pittsburgh Post-Gazette since 1985. Ed is also on 93.7 FM, KDKA-AM, KDKA-TV and now Ed has become a staple of the XFCL Madden leagues as well covering the Pittsburgh Steelers both through Twitter and via writing articles.

Twitter : @XCFLEdBouchette | Email : EdBouchette@xcflnetwork.com

*The XCFL Ed Bouchette character is in no way related to the real writer. Our version is intended for entertainment purpose only. Our Ed is not the actual person nor is he intended to be a likeness of him.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers were coming off two huge wins verse the Titans and Colts and seemed to be flying high and clicking on all cylinders. The only hiccup in their giddy up was injuries to team leaders Ben Roethlisberger and Alvin “Bud” Dupree. They had time to adjust to these injuries though as they were coming off their bye week and had plenty of time to game plan for their hated division rivals, the Bengals...
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The Steelers have had back-to-back blowout wins over the Titans and Colts in which their offense exploded for 40 + points in both games and the defense made take aways look easy. The one downfall was injuries to their offensive and defensive leaders in Ben Roethlisberger and Alvin “Bud” Dupree. Backup QB Tom Savage has played great in Ben’s absence but the Steelers needed the bye week to find a suitable replacement for Dupree...
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Pittsburgh, PA - Draft Day - The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off a 9-7 season in which their offense under preformed and the defense lacked playmakers. The Steelers offseason started quickly though as they went out and signed CB Prince Amukamara from the Giants to shore up their secondary and add some veteran leadership to the mix and Linebacker Arthur Brown to add depth and speed to an already fast group. Up next for the Steelers is the XCFL Draft...
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With the Pittsburgh Steelers currently sitting at 7-6 and all but eliminated from the XCFL playoffs there is much to blame their sub-par season on and the finger pointing has already begun as the offensive coordinator is rumored to be on the hot seat for an under performing offense who can't seem to put up enough points to win close games...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they have fired defensive coordinator Keith Butler and have turned to someone else to retool the defense. Steelers coach Joey Porter announced in a news release Sunday that Butler has been relieved of his duties and former Steelers legend Rod Woodson has been hired as the new DC effective immediately...
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Pittsburgh - September 11th, 2016
- Breaking news out of Steeltown is that after his meeting with new owner Jim McMillen, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has decided to resign, stating a difference in direction of the team as his reasoning. The Steelers new brass took no time in naming a new leader of the team as rumor is former Steelers great and OLB coach will be taking over the reigns for the Steelers effective immediately.
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If there is one thing that is certain, the 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers are going to look a bit different than the 2015 version. The Steelers front office has been rather proactive in both their free-agent moves as well as the NFL draft....
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Pittsburgh - May 5th, 2016 - Breaking news out of Steeltown is that after his meeting with new owner Jim McMillen, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has decided to resign, stating a difference in direction of the team as his reasoning. The Steelers new brass took no time in naming a new leader of the team as rumor is Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer will be taking over the reigns for the Steelers effective immediately....
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Pittsburgh, PA May 5 2016 - For the last couple of months rumors have been circulating around Pittsburgh that the historic Rooney family was looking for a buyer for the team as they were ready to retire and let a new leader take the Steelers into the next generation....
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Back in 2011, the Pittsburgh Steelers spent a fourth-round pick on safety Shamarko Thomas with the hope that he could be a starter on this team. Fast-forward to now, and he has had a very tumultuous time with the Steelers and has failed to secure a starting spot....
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