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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…


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Lifelong Dream Of Playing For His Favorite Team Awaits UDFA Finney

A few weeks ago, I covered another Kansas State walk-on looking to make the NFL leap in defensive end Ryan Mueller. Now, we actually have another Bill Snyder product who not only made the leap, but made it with the Pittsburgh Steelers. A former walk-on and four-year starter with 52 consecutive, offensive lineman, B.J….


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Exclusive Interview With Richmond LB Aaron Roane

The offseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers is in full swing as free agency and the draft have now passed and we have a better idea of what the team could look like come September. All of the Steelers draft picks will be extensively looked at by the media and especially…


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Steelers Draft Followed Trail Of “Tangible Evidence”

During the post-draft wrap-up process, there was a variety of possible narratives that one could place on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ drafting procedures, but if there is one that head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert would like to paint this draft class with, it’s an emphasis on, in…


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It’s What They Pay The Coaches For

For many, it seems that their favorite aspect of the draft is the opportunity that comes when it’s over to pick apart and criticize every facet of a draft pick’s game in order to ensure confidence in his clearly not premature declaration of a bust. The Pittsburgh Steelers fan base…


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Focus On CB Size Exaggerates Impact Of Tall Targets

During the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers added a pair of short cornerbacks to a group of players that is already fairly height-deprived outside of Cortez Allen, who at 6’1” is the only one in the group that exceeds a stature of six feet. In the second round, the…


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Safety Gerod Holliman Must Tackle Special Teams For A Roster Spot

It’s not often that a seventh-round draft pick elicits such a significant amount of discussion on the day that he’s drafted, but the truth of the matter is that new Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Gerod Holliman is an extremely intriguing player because of the disparity present in his scouting report….


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AFC North 2015 Draft Class Recap: Cleveland Browns

In the National Football League, priority number one is making sure that you can win your division, because you play those three teams twice a year, making up over a third of your schedule, and there’s no better route to the postseason than winning more games than your rivals. While…




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Dupree Fits The Steelers Mold Off The Field, Too

When playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers, there exists a certain criteria or culture that exists, as the franchise is often looked at as one of the classiest organizations, from top to bottom, in the entire league. A hilarious moment is brought to mind when I think of a prime example…