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Exploring Need On The Offensive Side Of The Ball

It is decidedly well-established by now that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be more inclined than usual to stock up on defensive players with their selections in the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft. Their defense has been performing to below standards for the past few seasons, with the past year seeing another…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 27

It was not particularly surprising to find that Easter Sunday was a rather slow news day around not just the AFC North, but throughout the entire league as a whole. Realistically, the most significant happening of the day was the NFL Network revealing that fans evidently voted the most recent…




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Steelers 2015 Pre-Draft Movements: Nose Tackle

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with 12 players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency, and another three players who would be restricted free agents. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents in addition to tendering all three of their restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 26

First of all, Happy Easter to our readers. Regardless of what you may believe or what traditions you may hold, I hope that you all have a nice dinner planned for later in the day. But the sports world is a business, and time is money, so the NFL doesn’t…



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Sean Spence Familiar With Long Odds In Bid For Starting Job

Earlier this offseason, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin basically said that the starting jobs across about half of the defense can be deemed as legitimately up for grabs in training camp and the preseason this year. This is, of course, not exactly the norm for a team who won…


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Steelers 2015 April Roster Lock Exercise

With less than a month to go until the 2015 NFL Draft, I thought that now would be the perfect time to play a game that revolves around roster locks for the upcoming season now that the bulk of signings and re-signings have occurred. Doing this exercise really helps us…


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Steelers 2015 Pre-Draft Movements: Defensive End

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with 12 players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency, and another three players who would be restricted free agents. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents in addition to tendering all three of their restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added…


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Third-Year Players Will Help Shape Course Of Steelers’ Season

It’s often said that it’s not your rookie class that will make the difference in your season, it’s the second- and third-year players who will shape the direction of your team. We also often hear that the Pittsburgh Steelers’ system takes a couple of seasons to learn, particularly on the…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 25

One of the bigger stories of the division yesterday was one perhaps that came outside of the division. FSU cornerback P.J. Williams, with whom multiple teams within the division have spoken recently at his university’s Pro Day, was arrested with a DUI. Williams was seen as a potential first-round pick,…


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Easter Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Good Friday to all of you and I hope all of you have had a great week ahead of the Easter weekend. The Pittsburgh Steelers actually made some wire news this week by signing a a few players and attending a few Pro Days. We expect a few pre…


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Kozora Chalk Talk Video: Antwon Blake Season in Review

Welcome back to another episode of Chalk Talk. From a reader request, we delve into reviewing Antwon Blake’s 2014 season, highlighting the best and worst we saw on tape. I make my final conclusion if he’s going to be an important piece defensively in the future. As always, tell me…


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Steelers Have Work To Do In Improving Run Defense

Over the course of the past four seasons, ever since their most recent appearance in the Super Bowl, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense has been on the decline, though it hasn’t always been represented in the base statistics. In 2014, for example, the Steelers actually finished with a top 10 rushing…