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On Dri Archer’s Role And Its Draft Implications

It wasn’t long before Dri Archer became one of the most controversial draft picks for the Pittsburgh Steelers in recent years—rivaled in discussion perhaps only by Jarvis Jones and Landry Jones. In a draft that was widely considered to be critical, the Steelers used their third-round compensatory draft pick to…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 12

There were no actual transactions taking place yesterday in free agency for the AFC North, but that doesn’t mean that there wasn’t still plenty of things to comment on. And while none of the division teams made any signings or suffered any losses, that can always change in an instant…


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Howard Jones The Forgotten Man At OLB?

Last year after the 2014 draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers claimed a prospect most of us had never heard of. Howard Jones, a Division II defensive end from Shepherd University who set the all-time school sack record with 35. Standing 6-foot-4 and 238 pounds, he’s a long-limbed prospect, with 34 1/8…




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Cap Space Not The Reason Steelers Shying Away From Free Agent Market

The Pittsburgh Steelers, according to team president Art Rooney II, the team may already be done rebuilding the team via free agency, at least in terms of adding significant pieces beyond mere depth via one-year veteran-minimum qualifying contracts. After all, though the team did add a couple of multi-million deals…



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AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 11

The second week of free agency is coming to a close, and by and large, the majority of the big names have been off the board for a while. Not that there are not significant signings left to be made, but the flurry of activity from the opening couple of…


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March Madness: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and I hope your March has been full of madness and perfect brackets as we enter the weekend. As most of you prepare to settle in to watch the NCAA tournament games, I hope that you will take a little time to answer the…


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Veteran Combine Could Offer Help For Steelers

Much to the chagrin of Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans everywhere, the free agent market is drying up like a popsicle on a hot summer day, with Sterling Moore and Patrick Robinson the two latest cornerbacks who eluded Pittsburgh for “greener” pastures, or at least a starting spot, which they probably weren’t…



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Steelers Playing Roulette With CB In Pricey Free Agent Market

As is widely known by now, the Pittsburgh Steelers recently played host to two free agent cornerbacks earlier this week. On Monday, they sat down with former Saints cornerback Patrick Robinson, who left without a contract. The following day, they hosted former Cowboys cornerback Sterling Moore, who also failed to…


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Future For Josh Harris Could Depend On The Draft

Although he does have a small and somewhat vocal contingent in his favor, by and large, from my observations, it seems that the majority has dismissed the prospect of running back Josh Harris making the 53-man roster in 2015. I would even include myself in this group, perhaps. The logic…


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Veteran ‘Combine’ Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

In two days, the National Football League will be holding its inaugural Veteran Combine—but according to Dr. David Chao, the name is actually a misnomer. At the college Combine held annually in Indianapolis, draft candidates go through a barrage of activities over a period of days in order to be…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 10

Despite being now 10 days in to the free agency period, the league, and the AFC North specifically, continues to see a steady, if narrowing, stream of activity through each 24-hour news cycle. Here is what took place within the division over the course of this past Thursday. In Pittsburgh…