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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post OTA Practices

Three weeks of OTA practices are now behind is and the mandatory mini camp gets underway on Tuesday, so now I will move forward with my second 53 man roster prediction for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. Prior to training camp getting started, I will release my next prediction and then will have a new prediction […]

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Steelers T Joe Long Might Be The Reserve Tackle The Team Longs For In 2013

It\’s no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers have question marks surrounding their depth at the tackle position heading into training camp, but one player who\’s trying to prove he\’s capable of filling a backup tackle role during the OTA sessions is Joe Long. Long was originally signed by St. Louis Rams in 2012 as an […]

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10 Things We Learned From The Steelers Third OTA Session Of 2013

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up their third OTA session of the 2013 season, here are ten things that we learned this past week. Ben-ded Knee – Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had arthroscopic surgery on Wednesday to clean up some meniscus damage in his right knee that has been causing him some discomfort, and […]

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Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Might Need To Show Position Flexibility in Order To Make Roster

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected two linebackers in the 2013 NFL Draft, you didn\’t need to be a rocket surgeon or a brain scientist to figure out that linebacker spots on the 53 man roster were filling up quickly. One of those players right in the middle of the fight for a remaining spot is […]

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Backups Should Benefit From Extra Practice Reps With QB Ben Roethlisberger Sidelined

While it is certainly unfortunate that Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be sidelined until the beginning of training camp following him undergoing a scope procedure on his right knee Wednesday, it presents a great opportunity for the other three quarterbacks currently on the roster to get more reps in practice over the course […]

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Report: Steelers Kelvin Beachum Gets First Team Reps At Right Tackle With Mike Adams Out

With Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Mike Adams sidelined for a while as he recovers from stab wounds suffered in an early Saturday morning carjacking attempt, it was Kelvin Beachum and not Guy Whimper that took the first team reps Tuesday at right tackle, according to Jim Wexell on Twitter. Over the course of the first two […]

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Steelers 2013 OTA Sessions: Week Two Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped of their second OTA session of the 2013 season on Thursday and below is a recap of what we know took place during the week. The Steelers have tightened their grip on the media even more this year and that is why you are not seeing much come out of the […]

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Steelers T Mike Adams Resigned To The Fact He Will Be On Right Side In 2013

With five OTA practices now in the books for the Pittsburgh Steelers, I think it is safe to say that there never was a competition for the left tackle spot. Following the Wednesday practice, Mike Adams talked to the media and pretty much summed up who will be playing where this year with two short […]

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Sources: Marcus Gilbert Still Manning Steelers Left Tackle Spot In Second Week Of OTA\’s

Heading into the Pittsburgh Steelers second week of OTA practices of the 2013 season it had been speculated that Mike Adams might receive reps at the left tackle position after Marcus Gilbert manned the spot last week. However, according to two sources, things remained status quo with the offensive line on Tuesday. While it is […]

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Report: Steelers DE Al Woods Continues To Get Second Team Reps At Nose Tackle

I passed along the news to you last week that defensive end Al Woods was getting work at nose tackle during the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2013 season, and it appears that is continuing to be the case this week as well, according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Twitter. […]

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Steelers P Brian Moorman More Than Just A Training Camp Leg

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed veteran free agent punter Brian Moorman a few days after the 2013 NFL Draft and the consensus at the time of his signing was that he was being brought in to push second-year punter Drew Butler in training camp. However, as Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette points out on Saturday, […]

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Al Woods Playing Some Nose Tackle During Steelers First OTA Session Of 2013

With the first Pittsburgh Steelers OTA session of the 2013 season now in the books, Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review listed Isaiah Green, Will Johnson, Al Woods, Kelvin Beachum, and Adrian Robinson on Twitter as his “winners” of the week. First week of #Steelers OTAs are in bag. My winners: CB Isaiah Green, FB […]

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Kelvin Beachum Is Trying To Become Steelers Ultimate Swing Offensive Lineman In 2013

If there\’s one thing that we\’ve learned from the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2013 season, it\’s that second-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum is being given every opportunity to become the backup at center to starter Maurkice Pouncey. Throughout the week we have seen and heard reports stating that the Steelers fourth of […]

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Marcus Gilbert Opens Up Steelers First OTA Session Of 2013 At Left Tackle

The Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2013 season got underway on Tuesday and we are finally starting to see some reports come in via Twitter from the media. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that Marcus Gilbert opened up as the starting left tackle with Mike Adams manning the right tackle spot. […]

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Steelers Set To Open First OTA Session Of 2013 Minus 15 Players From 2012

Change is inevitable in the NFL as there is turnover on rosters each and every year. When the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA of the 2013 off-season gets underway on Tuesday, they will be short 15 players from last season. Of those 15 players, seven of them were perceived as starters with the offense losing four […]

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Steelers LB Chris Carter Enters Third Season Surrounded By Question Marks

For the first three games of the 2012 season, the Pittsburgh Steelers were forced to start linebacker Chris Carter on the right side due to both James Harrison and Jason Worilds not being fully healthy. It was a golden opportunity for the 2011 fifth-round draft pick out of Fresno State, but unfortunately not one that […]

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Steelers RB Baron Batch Must Prove He\’s More Than Just A Special Teams Player This Offseason

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Baron Batch is entering his third year in the league and with no guarantees that he will make the 53 man roster out of training camp later on this summer, he will have to prove that he can be more than just a special teams player. Batch, the Steelers seventh-round draft […]

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Don\’t Bet On Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Opening The Season As A Starter

With Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward now entering his third season in the league, many believe that he will open the 2013 season as a starter, but I wouldn\’t be so quick to bet on that happening. Even though Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette posted this week in his online chat that he\’s […]

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J.D. Woods Must Prove He\’s Not Just That Other West Virginia Wide Receiver To Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers undrafted wide receiver J.D. Woods caught 61 passes for 637 yards and four touchdowns in 2012, but being as he played his college football at West Virginia, that was only good enough to rank him third on the team in receptions behind Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey, both of whom caught 114 passes […]

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Lack Of Competition Could Lead To Steelers DE Al Woods Making 53 Man Roster Again In 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers addressed their depth concerns at the defensive end position in the 2013 NFL draft with their selection of Samford defensive tackle Nick Williams in the seventh round. In addition to that, they also signed undrafted free agent defensive ends Brian Arnfelt and Cordian Hagans following the draft. During the post selection press […]

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Steelers CB DeMarcus Van Dyke Has Make-Or-Break Training Camp Ahead Of Him

On Monday, we took a look at cornerback Josh Victorian, who will be battling to make the Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster out of training camp this year and today we will look at cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke, who figures to be competing against Victorian for that same roster spot. Van Dyke, who was drafted […]

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Steelers CB Josh Victorian One Of Several Cornerbacks Battling For A Roster Spot In 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers allowed cornerback Keenan Lewis to run off to the New Orleans Saints uncontested via free agency this offseason as they were comfortable with Cortez Allen stepping into the starting spot opposite Ike Taylor moving forward. In addition to letting Lewis walk, they signed cornerback William Gay back following his one year away […]

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Steelers Lack Experienced Depth At The Nose Tackle Position

The Pittsburgh Steelers did right by signing nose tackle Steve McLendon to a three year contract a few weeks ago. The former undrafted free agent out of Troy finally graduated from Mitchell University and deserves a chance to start in 2013. Now that we have that out of the way, what about the depth at […]

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Does The Signing Of Guy Whimper Mean That Max Starks Definitely Won\’t Be Back In 2013?

I knew at some point this offseason that the Pittsburgh Steelers would need to address their depth at the tackle position, but I never envisioned it leading to the team signing Jacksonville Jaguars castoff Guy Whimper, who according to Pro Football Focus gave up five sacks in 2012 in less than 400 snaps played and […]

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Steelers 2013 Rookie Camp: Mike Golic Jr. Strictly Being Worked At Right Tackle

According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Twitter, undrafted rookie free agents Mike Farrell and Mike Golic Jr. strictly played left and right tackle respectively during the rookie camp this weekend. With Farrell, that\’s not a surprise as he started at right and¬†left tackle¬†last season for Penn State. Golic Jr., however, is a […]

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Steelers Robert Golden Looks Right Now To Be The First \”Next Man Up\” At The Safety Position

The Pittsburgh Steelers allowed two of the five safeties that they had on their roster last season to walk off uncontested via free agency this offseason, as Will Allen signed with the Dallas Cowboys and Ryan Mundy signed with the New York Giants. The exodus of those two players left the Steelers with second year […]

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