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Post Week-Two OTA Practices: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and congratulations on making it through another week. The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their second week of OTA practices and perhaps the biggest news is that it looks like they made through another week without suffering any significant injuries. Let’s hope things…



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Steelers B.J. Finney Continues To Show Versatility

He may have been a 51 game starter at center during his collegiate career, but UDFA B.J. Finney is not locked into the position. Stephon Tuitt posted a clip on his Instagram today and in it, we get a glimpse at presumably the third-team offensive line grouping. Finney is working…


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AFC North Draft History Study: Wide Receivers

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…


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Steelers All-22: Cover 2 Man

Back at it for another All-22 breakdown, examining some noteworthy plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 season. Today, we’ll look at a simple concept and the consequences when just one player makes a mistake in that scheme. If you’ve ever played Madden, it’s surely a defense you’ve employed. The Steelers’ Cover…


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Dave Dameshek Names Steelers Trio Best In The League

Are Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown the best trio of offensive players on any one team currently in the NFL? Dave Dameshek of NFL.com thinks so as he has named the Steelers “big three” as the best in the league. Dameshek writes: Over the last two seasons, Brown has…



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C.J. Goodwin Has Impressed Away From The Spotlight

Unless you’re a reporter or have attended one of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp sessions open to the public last season, then chances are you have yet to see first-year wide receiver C.J. Goodwin, who was first given a chance by the organization upon the recommendation of Hall of Fame…


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Steve McLendon Putting Focus On The Field, Not His Contract

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon has had no shortage of critics since he entered the starting lineup at nose tackle in 2013, but a growing consensus among analysts of the game find that the majority of those criticisms about his play are misguided, or simply not representative of his…


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Steelers 2015 Missing Pieces: Ike Taylor

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into OTAs, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players that are no longer with the team,…


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Soccer Will Get Its First Rooney Rule

The Rooney Rule has been established in the NFL since 2003 and now, England’s Football League is proposing to follow suit. The proposal would require clubs to interview at least one certified “black, Asian and minority candidate” in their hiring process. Earlier this year, Dan Rooney sat down in an…


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Ike Taylor: “Keith Butler Has A Good Gameplan”

Former Pittsburgh Steelers’ cornerback Ike Taylor made another appearance on the NFL Network today. He was asked about a variety of topics but made sure to praise new defensive coordinator Keith Butler. “What I do like about Coach Keith Butler is he has a good gameplan. And we’re going to…


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The Sky’s The Limit For Pittsburgh’s “Killer B’s”

Often considered one of the ugliest uniforms, not only in NFL history, but sports history, the “bumblebee” throwbacks of the Pittsburgh Steelers are a very polarizing topic. Over the course of the last few seasons since their unveiling in 2012, the team is 3-1 while wearing them, including their offensive…


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Steelers Rookie WR Sammie Coates Working Hard To Fix Drop Problem

After being forced to miss last Thursday’s OTA practice so that he could take part in the annual NFL Rookie Premier event in Los Angeles, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Sammie Coates is back at it again this week working on the minor details of his game that will ultimately…


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AFC North Draft History Study: Running Backs

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…