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Steelers Losing Advantages A 3-4 Scheme Once Provided

When the Pittsburgh Steelers converted to the 3-4 defense in the early 80s, it was a move made in large part to reflect the shifting nature of the roster, following the retirement of Joe Greene and the depletion of the Steel Curtain. But the shift in scheme, particularly in time,…


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NFL Relinquishing Tax-Exempt Status Amounts To Little

Over the past few days, the National Football League revealed that it was voluntarily relinquishing its status as a tax-exempt entity. This is a threat that members of Congress have levied at the league every so often in retaliation for some concern or another over the years. The NFL has…


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2015 NFL Draft First-Round Challenge

If you’ve listened to The Terrible Podcast over the course of the last few weeks, you know that my co-host David Todd and I are running a free contest to see whether or not any of our listeners can correctly identify the first 32 picks in the 2015 NFL Draft…


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Tight End Class Representative Of Future Trend

There is a process that takes place during every draft offseason in which it takes a while for the media to catch up with the actual scouts and draft analysts when it comes to coherently talking about who and where players and positions stack up against one another. Something more…


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Steelers Prefer Personal Touch In Draft Process

When it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the NFL Draft, they are an organization that greatly prefers a more hands on approach, one that, without actually doing the research, certainly seems to favor the personal touch with greater earnestness than most organizations around the league. As we have already…


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AFC North 2015 Draft Needs: Cleveland Browns

During the lead-up to the 2015 NFL Draft, we’ve had you covered breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster by position and looking to how that corresponds to what they might do during the draft later this week. But the Steelers aren’t the only team in the league, nor are they…


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Future Leaders: Shamarko Thomas

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 Drafted CB Rod Woodson 28 Years Ago Today

28 years ago today, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a future Hall-of-Famer when they selected cornerback Rod Woodson out of Purdue with the 10th overall selection in the 1987 NFL Draft. According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest, the Steelers were very lucky that Woodson fell to them in that draft….



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Tomlin Says There’s Less Projections, Conversions Nowadays With OLBs

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Monday during his pre-draft press conference that this year’s group of 3-4 outside linebacker prospects is probably the best he’s seen in 10 or 15 years. That’s certainly great news if your Steelers fan as the team could certainly use two of them this…


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‘Running To The Podium’ A Product Of Preparation, Planning

Over the years, many a studious observer has been able to develop a loose, working knowledge of how general manager Kevin Colbert and the Pittsburgh Steelers tend to conduct their draft processes. Some have even gone so far as to freeze frame war room video to study the names on…


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Antonio Brown Had Nothing Left To Achieve With Absence

A week after failing to report for voluntary workouts at the team facility, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was there yesterday with his teammates, participating in the offseason process as everybody else was. Thus ending the minor controversy. I just hope that too many people didn’t decide to burn…


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AFC North 2015 Draft Needs: Cincinnati Bengals

During the lead-up to the 2015 NFL Draft, we’ve had you covered breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster by position and looking to how that corresponds to what they might do during the draft later this week. But the Steelers aren’t the only team in the league, nor are they…


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Future Leaders: Mike Mitchell

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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Roethlisberger Could Be Primed For MVP-Caliber Season

No Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback has hoisted the NFL’s Most Valuable Player Award since 1978 when the “Blonde Bomber”, Terry Bradshaw, took it home. That season, he threw for 2,915 yards with 28 touchdowns, and 20 interceptions. Those numbers were in a different era though, whenever quarterbacks didn’t wear dresses and…