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Maurkice Pouncey Still The League’s Best Center

Injury-prone. The best center in the National Football League. Those two associations often don’t go together, but in the case of Maurkice Pouncey, these have both praised and plagued him throughout the past several years. I don’t buy into the “injury-prone” title , because a couple of these injuries, including…



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Roethlisberger’s Deep Ball Ranked Most Accurate In 2016

Markus Wheaton recently said Ben Roethlisberger loves to air the ball out deep, especially in short yard situations. Maybe he loves it because he’s just that good at it. According to Pro Football Focus, Roethlisberger had a 50.7% adjusted accuracy rate on passes 20+ yards, leading all QBs. The top…


CLEVELAND, OH - JANUARY 3, 2016: Linebacker Anthony Chickillo #56 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates after a fumble recovery on a kickoff during a game against the Cleveland Browns on January 3, 2016 at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. Pittsburgh won 28-12. (Photo by Nick Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Anthony Chickillo

One Step To Take: Anthony Chickillo

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


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Show Me Something, Sammie Coates

With spring drills officially over, I think we all understand that we’re all in for a long haul, six weeks in total, between the end of minicamp and the start of training camp. You know the drill. There’s little new information coming out during this period, so it serves as…


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Steelers’ Parting With Bruce Arians Was Mutually Beneficial, Necessary

Former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator and current Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians recently commented on the abrupt end of his tenure with the Steelers in an interview with HBO. During the interview, he was asked if he felt ‘betrayed’, to which his response was yes. I don’t particularly care,…



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2016 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Roster Review: Running Back

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped things up in minicamp and put an end to their spring practices, which means that we are officially into the dead zone, the slowest time of the year for football news and general activity, the time between the end of spring drills in mid-June to…


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Post 2016 Minicamp: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and let me be one of the first to welcome you to the weekend. The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their annual mandatory minicamp this past week and as far as I can tell, the team didn’t suffer any significant injuries. That, in…


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Jeff Saturday Argues Pouncey As Best Player On Steelers’ Offense

Call him a little biased but ex-center turned ESPN analyst Jeff Saturday believes the best player on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense rests along their line. That player, naturally, is center Maurkice Pouncey. “This guy jumps off the tape,” Saturday said on today’s edition of NFL Live. “He literally could be…


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Steelers’ Scouting Report: TE Paul Lang

A brief look at one of the most recent players on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster – tight end Paul Lang. #83, Paul Lang — TE/Michigan State/6’5”, 240 Lbs/Senior The Good -Ideal size and weight for tight end position -Good, strong hands as a receiver -Apt technique as a blocker, uses…


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Jerald Hawkins And Demarcus Ayers Form Unlikely Friendship

Two wildly different paths. Two wildly different positions. Two wildly different schools. But now, Jerald Hawkins and Demarcus Ayers share a commonality. They’re a paid of rookies trying to make their mark in the league. So they’re sticking together. Jacob Klinger over at Penn Live has a nice feature piece…



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NFL, NFLPA Agree To More Inclusive Practice Squad Tweaks

While I have yet to note this elsewhere, a bit of interesting news—to me anyway—came out yesterday courtesy of former Buccaneers general manager and current ESPN analyst Mark Dominik regarding the practice squad. Dominik Tweeted out yesterday a message of congratulations to the NFL as well as the NFLPA for…


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Keith Butler, Steelers Need To Play A Consistent 11 In 2016

Keith Butler’s first season at the defensive coordinator helm was largely a success. The Steelers’ run defense improved, their red zone play stellar, and as a team, they were able to generate pressure and sacks. Room for improvement just like anyone else but overall, it was solid. There are several…