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Replacing A Championship Roster – Le’Veon Bell Shows Heart Once Lacking At RB

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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Five Friday Night Questions Concerning The Steelers

It’s Friday night and in order to keep your minds sharp while you drink your favorite beverage, I have five questions for you to answer below. 1. In your opinion, what’s the biggest story through the first two weeks of OTA practices? 2. In addition to Le’Veon Bell, LeGarrette Blount, Will Johnson and Dri Archer […]

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Steelers Rookies Have Friday Field Trip To Pro Football Hall Of Fame

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished up their second week of OTA practices on Thursday and on Friday, the rookie class took a trip to Canton, Ohio to visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame. By the looks of things, the field trip not only included the drafted rookies, but the undrafted rookies as well. Not only […]

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Steelers Projected 2014 Starters Ranked 27th Overall By PFF

Sam Monson of Pro Football Focus recently ranked the current starting lineups of all 32 NFL teams for an ESPN Insider piece and the Pittsburgh Steelers come in 27th overall on the list. Monson writes: Once held up as a shining example to the rest of the league for how to run a franchise, the […]

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Steelers Film Room: Slant Flat In Red Zone

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what happened, but why […]

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Replacing A Championship Roster – Markus Wheaton Looking To Repeat Sophomore Success

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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Heath Miller Discusses A Healthy Offseason, No Huddle Development

Dale Lolley of the Observer-Reporter got a chance to stop and chat with Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller during OTAs this week, the transcript of which he posted yesterday on his blog, NFL From the Sidelines. Miller discussed the health of his knee and the opportunity to be able to participate in the standard […]

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Jarvis Jones Talks Youth And Speed On Defense

NFL Network reporter Aditi Kinkhabwala got a chance to catch up with Pittsburgh Steelers second-year outside linebacker Jarvis Jones following practice at OTAs yesterday, and the former first-round pick had plenty to say. Kinkhabwala relayed that general manager Kevin Colbert was expecting the real jump this season to come from the 2013 draft class, and […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Encouraged By Results Of Early No Huddle Work

The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to ramp up the no huddle offense a bit this week during the second set of OTAs, which came as a pleasant surprise to both new receiver Lance Moore and the man who wants it most of all, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. He talked about being able to work the no […]

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Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Admits To Not Having To Think As Much

The 2013 rookie season for Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton didn’t go as planned as a finger injury suffered early in the year forced the Oregon State product to not only miss games, but valuable practice time as well. This year, Wheaton, who is now operating as the starting wide receiver opposite Antonio Brown […]

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Steelers Film Room – Cover 1 And Forced Throws

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what happened, but why […]

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Replacing A Championship Roster – Antonio Brown Succeeds Hines Ward

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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Steelers Offer More Candid Comments On Draft Class For Countdown Series

The Pittsburgh Steelers premiered the fourth episode of their behind-the-scenes “Countdown” series yessterday, telling the story of the draft. This fourth installment takes us through to the end of the draft over the course of days two and three. The episode is interesting because it reveals some more candid takes from the front office and […]

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Steelers Fulfilled The Need For Defensive Speed This Offseason

Once unanimously regarded as the fastest player on the team, even veteran cornerback Ike Taylor was surprised by the collective team speed on display when he returned to Latrobe for the second set of OTAs for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 12th-year veteran believes this team will be “super-duper fast” in 2014 with the combination of […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Considered To Be ‘Indispensable’ By Adam Schein

In his latest “Schein Nine” offering on NFL.com, analyst Adam Schein has attempted to define the nine most indispensable offensive players around the league. Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey comes in at No. 3 on Schein’s list. The Steelers’ star center suffered a season-ending injury on Pittsburgh’s eighth offensive snap of the 2013 campaign, when teammate David […]

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Steelers Rookie Dri Archer Considers Younger Le’Veon Bell His Big Brother

Rookies always can use a more experienced player to lean on and learn from during this time of year and third-round draft pick Dri Archer appears to have found himself such a player. “Le’Veon Bell, he’s definitely been helping through this process,” said Archer. “He’s like a bigger brother.” Yes, Le’Veon Bell is certainly bigger […]

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Steelers Film Room: The Wildcat

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what happened, but why […]

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Steelers Wide Receiver Justin Brown Getting Noticed

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Justin Brown spent his rookie season on the practice squad, losing out to Derek Moye for the last roster spot at the position to replace Plaxico Burress, whose season ended early in training camp. But the team lost both Emmanuel Sanders and Jerricho Cotchery in free agency, opening up some […]

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Steelers LB Jason Worilds Off To An Unlucky Start In 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds has had an unlucky start to the 2014 offseason as the fifth-year Virginia Tech product hasn’t been able to practice since the very first OTA practice last because of some sort of leg ailment. While the Steelers are not obligated to give injury report updates, one can only speculate […]

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Report: Steelers NT Steve McLendon Has Weight Up To About 325 Pounds

Former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman and current radio color man Craig Wolfley has been busy taking in the OTA practices and during his most recent podcast, he had an interesting piece of information concerning starting nose tackle Steve McLendon. “I didn’t realize it, his weight dropped,” said Wolfley of the 2013 version of McLendon. “He was […]

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Stephon Tuitt Adjusting To Demands Of The Pro Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers allowed most of their defensive ends to walk this offseason, trying to rebuild the position from within, via free agency, and through the draft. The most promising new addition to the pool is second-round selection Stephon Tuitt. But unlike Ryan Shazier, that doesn’t mean he looks like he’s ready to just step […]

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Video: Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Visits Pittsburgh Dad

The newest episode of Pittsburgh Dad is now out and this week it includes an appearance by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Good stuff.

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Picking Up A New Defense Shouldn’t Be A Chore For New Steelers LB Arthur Moats

If you’ve already heard new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Arthur Moats talk, you know by now that he’s a very intelligent player. Moats’ intelligence is currently being put the test with him having to learn the complex defense of coordinator Dick LeBeau. With Moats already having played for three defensive coordinators in his first four years […]

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History Tells Us All Nine Steelers Draft Picks Won’t Make Final 53

There’s still a lot of left over excitement about the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft class and on Tuesday eight of those nine players will take to the field once again as the second set of OTA practices get underway. History has shown, however, that all nine won’t make the final 53 man roster out of […]

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Steelers Film Room – Cover 2 Man

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what happened, but why […]

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Chadiha: Steelers Reclaiming Their Hard-Nosed Mentality

A year after turning around a 2-6 start to the 2013 season to end on a 6-2 run, it seems that many are ready and willing to jump on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ bandwagon this offseason. The moves they’ve made in free agency and the draft—including a recently uncharacteristic willingness to part with former key players—has […]

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