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The Pessimist’s Take: Cameron Heyward Gets His Due

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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Burns And Davis Essential To Changing Of The Guard

It’s quite clear the need for speed and athleticism on the defensive side of the football in today’s NFL, as evidenced by this past season’s Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos. With the selection of Artie Burns and Sean Davis in back-to-back rounds, the Pittsburgh Steelers appear close to the finish…


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Steelers Weighing Future Cap In Offseason Moves

I wrote an article yesterday about Pittsburgh Steelers veteran inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons and his contract status, in the final year of a six-year contract as he enters his age-30 season. While his base salary is south of $9 million for the season, his cap hit has ballooned to over…


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Hidden Gems: Baltimore Ravens’ UDFA Sleeper

The Baltimore Ravens just can’t get enough pass rushers. After a draft that saw them add Kamalei Correa out of Boise State in the second round and Grand Valley State’s Matt Judon in the fifth, they signed potentially the best undrafted pass rusher: Victor Ochi from Stony Brook. Even though…


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Punter Will Monday Looking To Push Jordan Berry

The only thing Mike Tomlin has gone through more than his famous “Tomlin-isms” are punters. Over the last five seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers have ushered in seven different ones. Here’s your lineup: Daniel Sepulevda, Jeremy Kapinos, Drew Butler, Zoltan Mesko, Mat McBriar, Brad Wing, and Jordan Berry. That’s an NBA starting…


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2016 Steelers Stock Watch – CB Doran Grant – Stock Up

With the 2016 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…




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The Optimist’s Take: Cameron Heyward Gets His Due

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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Dolphins Sign DE Jason Jones

I guess we’re shaping up into an NFL roundup to kick off the weekend. The Miami Dolphins have signed DE Jason Jones, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. DE Jason Jones, former #Lions starter, is headed to Miami to sign with the #Dolphins, source said — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May…


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Ravens Sign CB Jerraud Powers

Before the draft, Kevin Colbert stated the Pittsburgh Steelers could take a look at a veteran cornerback. If they still are, there’s one fewer name available. The Baltimore Ravens have signed Jerraud Powers to a one year contract. The move was reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Free agent CB…


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CB Montell Garner Impresses In Minicamp

Though no Hall of Fame speech has ever started with “rookie minicamp,” one cornerback made some noise over the initial three down weekend last week. Montell Garner was labeled as a player “to watch” by Steelers.com’s Bob Labriola, who was in attendance for two of the three days. The final…


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Jerald Hawkins Feeling At Home In Pittsburgh

For a junior entering the NFL against the league’s advisement, you might get the impression Jerald Hawkins might regret his decision. But ask him about it and you won’t hear a twinge of that feeling. In face, he’s elated to call Pittsburgh home. “I feel at home, honestly,” Hawkins told…



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Steelers Should Look Back Into Veteran DE Market As Well

Yesterday, I wrote an article suggesting that the Pittsburgh Steelers should consider exploring the residual free agency market at the cornerback position, now that the threshold has passed during which unsigned players—distinguished from free agents who were released—would influence the compensatory pick formula. As I pointed out, the future compensatory…