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Rebuilding An Iconic Defense Doesn’t Happen Overnight

Right in the midst of a rebuild, the run defense of the current Pittsburgh Steelers made significant strides down the home stretch of the 2014 season. Seemingly, this coincided with the entrance of rookie defensive end, Stephon Tuitt, into the starting lineup, and the future looks bright for him. Behemoth rookie…


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Shamarko Thomas Not Concerned With Outside Opinions

Despite a lack of significant playing time at the safety position during his first two seasons, third-year safety Shamarko Thomas is expected to slide into the starting lineup for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2015 to take the spot vacated by Troy Polamalu. Drafted in the fourth round during the 2013…


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Steelers’ Opponents Without Bell: Rams Run Defense

We have already learned that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has been suspended by the NFL for the first three games of the 2015 regular season, pending the result of an appeal that was already filed at the time of the announcement. For the time being, however, we must…


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Future Leaders: David DeCastro

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: Specialists

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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Gregory Likely To Be Available At 22, If 2014 Draft Is Indication

There were more failed drug tests at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine than any in recent memory, and one of the headliners of that group was Florida State defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan. Viewed by many as an early-to-mid round first round pick, Jernigan suffered a precipitous slide, all the way…


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Steelers 2015 Pre Draft Visit Tracker

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now started to schedule 2015 draft prospects for pre draft visits and as usual, we will keep track of them in one separate post for easy reference. NFL teams are allowed to host 30 non local prospects prior to the 2015 NFL Draft and below is…


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Steelers Should Poke Around On Polk

Earning $1.542 million a season in 2015 as a backup running back in the NFL is probably not a bad gig if you can get it, but that payday wasn’t evidently big enough for Chris Polk to sign his restricted tender prior to the start of the Philadelphia Eagles offseason…


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Steelers’ Opponents Without Bell: 49ers Run Defense

We have already learned that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has been suspended by the NFL for the first three games of the 2015 regular season, pending the result of an appeal that was already filed at the time of the announcement. For the time being, however, we must…


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Future Leaders: Le’Veon Bell

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: Safety

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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Cameron Heyward Has Faith In His Defense

In case you haven’t been following up during the course of this offseason, one of the major themes around here has been the idea of the Pittsburgh Steelers and their locker room culture and a sense of leadership, and there are pretty obvious reasons for why that is. Of course,…




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Add Defensive End Depth, Improve Run Defense

It is apparent to the more than casual observer that the Pittsburgh Steelers have some issues when it comes to the defensive side of the ball. And while many tend to focus on their deficiencies in the passing game—highlighting the need for rush linebackers and cornerbacks, especially—they still have their…