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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…


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Kozora Chalk Talk Video: Basic Defensive Coverages

After a week off because of Spring Break, we’re back with another episode of Chalk Talk. As requested in the comments of last week’s article, we’re breaking down the basic defensive coverages – Cover 1, 2, 3, and 4. We’ll end by expanding on them a little bit and get…


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Steelers Dine With Shane Ray Prior To Mizzou Pro Day

If the past is any indication, a majority of the prospects that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and company meet with prior to the draft, get drafted by the team. Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net tweeted last night that the Steelers’ brass were indeed dining with Missouri edge rusher Shane…


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Free Agent DE Alex Carrington Could Be On Steelers Radar Again Come June

Almost exactly one year ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers brought then-unrestricted free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington in for a visit. He didn’t sign, however, and the team quickly turned their attention to signing Cam Thomas instead. Carrington went on to make a few more free agents after leaving Pittsburgh before…


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Advancements In Information Technology A Double-Edged Sword For NFL

The National Football League finds itself in a curious position in the information age. Technology has allowed for the proliferation of information and easy access for all, as well as advancement in resources, both in terms of equipment and education. This is a pivotal period of time for the league…


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Todd Haley Wants To Give Dri Archer 5-6 Touches A Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t given up on second-year running back Dri Archer, according to offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writer Mark Kaboly wrote that Haley spoke yesterday at a fan forum, addressing a number of topics, with Archer’s role in the future being among them. Archer wasn’t exactly the…


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Examining Select Rule Proposals For NFL Competition Committee

The NFL Competition Committee discussed possible rule change proposals yesterday in advance of the league’s annual meetings, which set to kick off on Sunday. The majority of them pertain to tweaking the manner in which the review system works, though other ideas have been discussed. Here is a look at…