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Bengals Sign Soccer-Player-Turned-Kicker Tryout With No Film

If Cincinnati Bengals veteran kicker Mike Nugent is going to lose his position this offseason, then it appears that his expense might come at the hands of a college soccer-to-football transfer who has never recorded a single kick of any form or fashion on his collegiate resume. Recently, the Bengals…


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The Optimist’s Take: Diamonds In The First-Year Rough

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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Cam Heyward Ranked 88th In NFL Network’s Top 100

To keep our streak of meaningless rankings going, Cameron Heyward was ranked 88th on the NFL Network’s annual Top 100 list. "He might have the most devastating bull rush in the NFL." Cam Heyward.No. 88 of #NFLTop100 pic.twitter.com/LGZbEPz0LJ — NFL Network (@nflnetwork) May 12, 2016 I, sadly, do not get…


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James Harrison Named 92nd Best Player Of 2015 By PFF

Though I know many of you aren’t Pro Football Focus’ biggest fans, if you’re interested, the site ranked James Harrison on its Top 101 list.  Harrison came in at 92nd place after being unranked last season. Here’s a snippet from author Sam Monson. “He notched 48 total pressures, but also…


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Mike Tomlin Announces WR Marcus Tucker’s Signing In An Awesome Way

Super cool story dug up by MLive.com yesterday. Northern Michigan wide receiver Marcus Tucker was one of four tryout players to sign a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers following the team’s three day rookie minicamp. Usually, a front office member pulls the player aside, notifying them the team is going…


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Steelers Look To Capitalize On Big Play Ability In 2016

We all know by now that over the past few seasons the Pittsburgh Steelers have remained near the top in the league in terms of “big plays.” In this article, I’ll take a look at how the Steelers fared in that category last year, and what to look for in…


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Travis Feeney Glad To Have ‘Fallen’ To Steelers

It’s not very typical that you find a player with some level of college productivity in the late rounds of the draft who also boast some elite measurements or athleticism, but that was the case for the Pittsburgh Steelers when they drafted linebacker Travis Feeney in the sixth round of…


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Anthony Chickillo Credits Coaching Staff For Smooth Position Switch

A year ago, Anthony Chickillo weighed 267 pounds. He was used to playing with his hand down, in the trenches against tackles and guards. So when the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted him in the 6th round, everything changed. By training camp, Chickillo dropped down to 254. He was moved to outside…


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2016 Steelers’ UDFA Scouting Reports: Miami (FL) OLB Tyriq McCord

A breakdown of another Pittsburgh Steelers’ UDFA. Miami (FL) outside linebacker Tyriq McCord. #17 Tyriq McCord/OLB Miami (FL): 6’2/4 239 The Good – Long frame but shows some bulk in his lower half – Above average athlete and get-off initially, can beat the tackle off the ball – Solid motor/effort…



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Senquez Golson Ready To Feel Normal Again On The Field

The Pittsburgh Steelers got a chance to take a look at many of their young players this past weekend during rookie minicamp, a group that, of course, includes all of their rookie draft picks and undrafted free agent signings, but is also includes all first-year players on the roster, those…


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Ravens Looking To Turn Pressure Up From Edge Rusher Spots

As much as the Baltimore Ravens might have needed to address the inside linebacker position—a view that they do not appear to hold after failing to add depth there either through free agency or through the draft—the organizational belief was, seemingly, that it was the outside linebacker position in greater…


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The Pessimist’s Take: Free Agents And Making The 53

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…