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Steelers 2015 Draft Needs: Tight End

The calendar is quickly flipping through the month of April, and each day brings us closer and closer to the 2015 NFL Draft. By now, teams should have by and large accomplished everything that they have set out to do in terms of free agent roster building, which means that…


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Meeting The Leadership: Lawrence Timmons

The Pittsburgh Steelers have parted ways with a number of aging talents that epitomized success in the community during the height of their careers. While their on-field assets may have diminished over the years, however, one should not underestimate the ripple effect that their departures could have within the locker…



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Ike Taylor Says Steve Smith Was The Toughest Player He Ever Covered

During his 12 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, recently retired cornerback Ike Taylor lined up against a ton of wide receivers and on the Wednesday edition of NFL Network’s “Total Access”, the former fourth-round draft pick out of Louisiana-Lafayette was asked to name the three toughest that he had to…


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Utah’s Orchard Likens Sacking QB’s To “Making It Home”

For some NFL families, like the Mannings, they have a “silver spoon” luster to them, where greatness is something that is automatically expected, and anything less is deemed a failure. For others, like Nate Orchard, the road to the league is far more bumpy. Growing up near Los Angeles, gangs…


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Despite Departures, Steelers Have Retained Locker Room Character

The Pittsburgh Steelers may have lost a lot of locker room leadership and general ‘character’ over the course of this offseason, even as far up as at defensive coordinator, but it wouldn’t be fair to say, for example, that the front office has ignored these qualities in their offseason plans….


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Meeting The Leadership: Maurkice Pouncey

The Pittsburgh Steelers have parted ways with a number of aging talents that epitomized success in the community during the height of their careers. While their on-field assets may have diminished over the years, however, one should not underestimate the ripple effect that their departures could have within the locker…


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Steelers 2015 Draft Needs: Wide Receiver

The calendar is quickly flipping through the month of April, and each day brings us closer and closer to the 2015 NFL Draft. By now, teams should have by and large accomplished everything that they have set out to do in terms of free agent roster building, which means that…


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The Steelers Future’s Report: Shayon Green

Name: Shayon Green College: University of Miami (FL) Height: 6’1 Weight: 255 Age: 23 We move forward to our second futures bonus squad guy as we take a look at outside linebacker/defensive end, Shayon Green. Green joins the Pittsburgh Steelers after going undrafted and un-signed last season. At Miami, Green…


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Dan Rooney And Ike Taylor Shared An Unmistakable Bond

Dan Rooney and Ike Taylor have a very unique relationship, one that has an almost “grandfatherly” feel to it, with the way the Hall of Fame owner treats his now-retired cornerback, whose nickname “Swaggin” was a testament to the way he played. Taylor, who turns 35 next month, has almost…



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Steelers Determined To Have Competition At Punter

Last year, Pittsburgh Steelers punter Brad Wing essentially won the starting job at his position by being the last man standing, and not because he was overly impressive during training camp or the preseason slate of games. It appears that the team wants to make sure that that doesn’t happen…


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Steelers 2015 Draft Needs: Running Back

The calendar is quickly flipping through the month of April, and each day brings us closer and closer to the 2015 NFL Draft. By now, teams should have by and large accomplished everything that they have set out to do in terms of free agent roster building, which means that…


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Ike Taylor Brought Swag To Steelers Secondary For A Decade

For about a decade, Ike Taylor stood as a shining example of why the Pittsburgh Steelers were wise to shy away from the cornerback position in the first round. He was a testament to the fact that you could get a championship-caliber player in the mid-rounds or later who was…