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Roethlisberger Carries Key Members Of Offense Away For Weekend

It won’t be long until the Pittsburgh Steelers OTA sessions get underway and ahead of that, it looks like quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is getting several key members of the offense together for a little rest, relaxation and fun. Wide receiver Antonio Brown posted a picture Thursday that included him, Martavis…


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Kentucky Coach Says Dupree Probably Dropped 40% Of The Time

The fact that linebacker Bud Dupree was able to play on his feet quite a bit while at Kentucky was one of the several things that attracted the Pittsburgh Steelers to him. In fact, the Steelers first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft was asked to drop into coverage probably…



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Steelers Throwback Thursday: CB Mel Blount Gets Physical

The NFL Network is currently airing a replay of Super Bowl XIII in which the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 and it got me thinking back to the days when defensive backs were allowed to be physical with the wide receivers. Steelers Hall of Fame cornerback Mel Blount…




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Gerod Holliman Breakdown: Belk Bowl Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a free safety in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL draft that was not only an underclassman—a redshirt sophomore with two years of eligibility—not only a Jim Thorpe Award winner as the best defensive back in the country; but also the co-owner of the NCAA…


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Steelers Placed Emphasis On Character, Leadership In Draft

While one of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin’s favorite themes of the 2015 NFL Draft was finding the players who have the tangible evidence in their credentials as prospects, one of the underlying themes of the event, and of the whole offseason, was leadership. The Steelers are in a…


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Ron Hughes Left His Imprint On Kevin Colbert, Steelers’ Philosophy

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered a significant departure recently after Ron Hughes, the team’s college scouting coordinator and draft consultant for the past 15 years, retired following his 34th NFL draft. But perhaps his more enduring legacy will be the role that he played in the professional life of the Steelers’…


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NFL Set Precedent For Punishment Earlier This Offseason

Yesterday, the Ted Wells report was finally delivered to the league office, which investigated the extent to which the New England Patriots were involved with and in knowledge of the deflation of footballs used by the team’s offense and quarterback Tom Brady. As it turns out, that certainly appears to…


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Steelers Turn To College OLBs As Price For Pass Rushers Rises

On Monday, I wrote about the Pittsburgh Steelers and the manner in which the value of the 3-4 scheme pass rusher has evolved over the course of the past decade or so. Whereas Pittsburgh was regularly able to find value from the third round and beyond with outside linebackers, this…



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2015 NFL Top 100: Which Steelers Players Will Make The List This Year?

The NFL Top 100 Players of 2015 is back for another season and the first episode airs tonight on the NFL Network. Last year the Pittsburgh Steelers had three players on the list as wide receiver Antonio Brown (23rd), quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (31st) and safety Troy Polamalu (61st) were all…


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Just Fining Patriots QB Tom Brady Won’t Be Enough

By now, several of you have probably read the report submitted by league investigator Ted Wells that details his findings related to the New England Patriots allegedly deflating their footballs prior to AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts. If you haven’t read it, you can do so right here….


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Incriminating Deflate-Gate Texts Are Hilarious

If you haven’t read the report that Ted Wells has filed after looking into allegations that the New England Patriots purposefully deflated footballs prior to their AFC Championship Game win over the Indianapolis Colts, you really should fit time to do that into your schedule. In order to tide you…