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Roster Numbers Likely To Start Balancing Out Early In Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers, like the rest of the league, are spending the next several weeks away from formal team activities as training camps around the NFL begin to open toward the end of July. They have a 90-man roster established that they have set to bring into Latrobe with them…


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Training Camp Answers Questions We Learned To Ask In The Spring

For die hard football fans, any type of football action involving their favorite team is exciting, but it’s not always particularly illuminating—at least not across the board. The spring drills that NFL teams go through during OTAs and minicamp, for example, are hamstrung in terms of what type of activities…



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Steelers Rookies Learning Quickly How To Fill Extra Free Time

There’s a saying that goes “you get what you give” and in the game of football, it’s a very appropriate one. As we are just now several weeks out from training camp, it’s imperative for NFL athletes to be using the down time to stay in peak physical condition. Every…


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Steelers Rookie S Gerod Holliman Inspired By Former Ravens S Ed Reed

If Pittsburgh Steelers rookie safety Gerod Holliman can come even remotely close to playing like the player that he considers to be his inspiration, the orginization will no doubt have found a true late-round gem. Holliman, who was drafted by the Steelers in the seventh-round of the 2015 NFL Draft…


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Steelers All-22: Utilizing Ryan Shazier’s Strengths, Minimizing Weaknesses

Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 first round draftee Ryan Shazier had high expectations heading into last season, but injuries and rookie mistakes marred his initial NFL campaign. Shazier himself has referred to the past year as “kinda disappointing”, but an examination of his tape tells a more detailed story. Today we’ll review…


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Can Two Steelers Wide Receivers Each Top 1,300 Yards In 2015?

While the 2014 version of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense was certainly productive at moving the football, the 2015 version is expected to be even better. In fact, if things go as planned and the key pieces stay healthy, the team could have two wide receivers exceed 1,300 or more receiving…


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Steelers Modern-Era Team: Defensive Line

You probably know the drill by now. Steelers.com Bob Labriola has been unveiling his Modern-Era team, the best Pittsburgh Steelers from 1992 to today. His list today centers around the defensive line. We’ll post his selections with explanations with some reaction to follow. Defensive End: Aaron Smith – “Aaron Smith gets the…


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Interview With Steelers WR Shakim Phillips

I was excited for the opportunity to speak to Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Shakim Phillips yesterday. If you missed it, we recently profiled his journey to the NFL, an article I’ll link here and encourage you to check out. In the interview, we touch on his college career briefly in…


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Maurkice Pouncey And Brother Mike Talk About Growth And Giving Back

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey, soon to turn 26, and his twin brother, Mike Pouncey, understand that they have not always been the greatest role models to the children that they host for their annual foundation events in their home town of Lakeland, FL. There were some questionable connections between…




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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…