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James Harrison Training In Nearly 200 Degree Conditions

Pittsburgh Steelers’ outside linebacker James Harrison posted a video on his Instagram page, highlighting the conditions he is practicing in. Training in Scottsdale Arizona, Harrison’s post shows a field temperature gauge registering over 189 degrees. He notes the temperature six feet above the field is 136. That alone is enough…


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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Specialists

We’re back to look at the new list of inductees to the Steelers.com Modern Era Team. Their own Bob Labriola is making the selections, choosing players from 1992 to the present, and today, he named the specialists. If you’d like to look at the skill positions or offensive line, click…


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Steelers Film Room: Anthony Chickillo, Run Defender

Yesterday we examined Pittsburgh Steelers sixth rounder Anthony Chickillo as a pass rusher, displaying his struggles to win consistently in that area. With Pittsburgh looking to fit the 6-3, 270-pound defensive lineman into an outside linebacker role, Chickillo’s lack of movement skills, athleticism, and premier pass-rushing traits could expose him…


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Steelers Offense Tops In Division, Arguably Leaguewide

If you ask scan across the league, there’s arguably not a division as tough and gritty as the brand of football found in the AFC North. In fact, up until the final week of the season as they jockeyed for playoff positioning, ultimately the Steelers, Ravens and Bengals all made…


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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Offensive Line

Yesterday, we went through Bob Labriola’s picks for the skill positions of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Modern-Era team. Great discussion throughout the day and hopefully we can replicate that today. Keep in mind his criteria only selects players from 1992 to the present day. You won’t see Jon Kolb or Moon…


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On What It Means To Be Injury-Prone, And How To Fix It

The term “injury-prone” tends to get thrown around often—perhaps more often than it should—whenever the topic of discussion is players who have suffered multiple injuries in their careers. The term has come to be a pejorative, and is used in that fashion, often hastily, to portray a player in a…