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Martavis Bryant: “I Have More Confidence”

We just wrote about how Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Martavis Bryant has grown physically, adding ten pounds during the offseason. But according to him, he’s also growing mentally. “I am more prepared,” the second-year receiver told Drew Karpen of the Associated Press. “I have more confidence. I just trained and…

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Would $11.54 Million In New Money Over Next 3 Years Appease Antonio Brown?

While Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is unlikely to get his contract reworked this offseason, former Washington Redskins salary cap analyst J.I. Halsell has come up with a restructure/extension plan that would result in the league’s leading receiver in both catches and yardage from last year averaging $11.5 per…

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Ramon Foster Talks OTA Skirmish, Continuity On Offense

During last week’s OTAs, Ramon Foster skirmished with linebacker Shayon Green. Last Friday, Foster filled in on “The Fan Morning Show” with Colin Dunlap and Jim Colony and expanded on what preempted the incident. His account of the fight began with Foster’s opinion of what OTAs are for. “…young guys…


Steelers All-22: Sail Concept vs Cover 3

We’re kicking off this Monday with some more Pittsburgh Steelers’ film study. A staple of the old Air Raid offense is the Sail concept, a combination of a nine, corner, and flat route. Essentially, a levels concept to one side of the field, making it an easier read for the…


Dallas Cowboys First Team In NFL To Adopt Virtual Reality Training

Earlier this offseason, a few months back, I wrote an article about the potential usefulness of virtual reality training tools, and the hypothetical interest that might exist among NFL teams for such a tool, although at the time it did not seem as though the idea was immediately heading anywhere….


2013 Steelers Tell Typical Tale Of Life On Practice Squad

Earlier this month, I took a look at the practice squad and how the Pittsburgh Steelers have in recent history been able to pluck a contributor here and there from the unit, some more significantly so than others, including current and previous starters. But I also talked about the fact…

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Steelers 2015 Missing Pieces: LeGarrette Blount

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,…


AFC North Draft History Study: Offensive Line

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…


Martavis Bryant Gains Ten Pounds During Offseason

Antonio Brown isn’t the only Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver who has gained some weight this offseason. Second-year wide receiver Martavis Bryant has reportedly gained ten pounds, tipping the scales at 225, according to an article by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Ray Fittipaldo. “I wanted to make sure I got better. I…


Omar Khan Unheralded Key To Steelers’ Success

Since 2010, the Seattle Seahawks sport a 50-30 record, a Super Bowl victory, and separated by a Malcolm Butler interception from another. They’ve found their franchise quarterback and can confidently claim having one of the best secondaries in the league. And I can’t quite figure out what fan base is…


2015 Steelers Feel Young, Hungry, Driven

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been busy this offseason transforming themselves into what they hope to be a better version of what they were previously. No, I’m not talking about the organization, nor the coaching staff, which has made a change at the defensive coordinator position after more than a decade…