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Ayers, Rogers Get Work In Return Line

It’s one of the first things in my training camp notes. Doesn’t mean a ton but it’s how the Pittsburgh Steelers begin every training camp practice. A group falling into line to catch kicks and punts. We learned of three players getting work in that group during today’s OTA session. Wide…


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Devaunte Sigler’s Long Road Finally Leads To Pittsburgh

Jacksonville State defensive lineman Devaunte Sigler has battled more than just offensive lineman in his pursuit.  The 6’3” 290lb player has had to overcome adversity throughout his collegiate career in order to get a shot at making an NFL roster.  And in late April, he finally got his chance with the…



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Goodell, Owners Issue Tone-Deaf Responses To Congressional Report

Since the Congressional report issued two days ago on whether or not the NFL inappropriately attempted to intervene in concussion research conducted through the National Institutes of Health, the league’s response has largely been fairly insubstantial, particularly if you compare it to their aggressive and rapid reactions to other accounts…



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The Pessimist’s Take: Blindside Liability

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


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Jerald Hawkins Gets Work At RT In OTAs

Though information about where players are lining up and what team’s they’re running on can be fleeting in Pittsburgh, the team website’s gallery did give us a couple glimpses of where players worked at on the first day of OTAs. Nothing we “learn” here is monumental but maybe the biggest…


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Roethlisberger Expresses Disappointment Over Loss Of Bryant

Overall, Ben Roethlisberger appeared to be in a joyous mood today. And why wouldn’t he be? For him, today really marked the first official day of the 2016 season. And though he spent most of this interview on Steelers.com smiling and joking, his tone quickly changed when asked about the…




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Alan Faneca To Serve As Steelers’ Coach During Spring

The first practice of OTAs kicks off today but our first piece of news circles around a new coach, not a player. The Pittsburgh Steelers have hired Alan Faneca to serve as an assistant coach during  OTAs and their June minicamp. The news wa first reported by lead PR man…





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Two-Tight End Offense Could Be Key For Bengals In 2016

While the Cincinnati Bengals may have had to deal with the loss of some significant resources along the offensive side of the ball during the course of this offseason—in particular, wide receivers Marvin Jones and Mohammed Sanu, and offensive coordinator Hue Jackson—their cupboard is far from bare. As I detailed…