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Steelers Sign Draft Picks, Wesley Johnson, Jordan Zumwalt

There was a ton of good news on Tuesday during the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA practice of the 2014 season and even more good news has now surfaced this evening as two more draft picks have now come to terms. According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest, linebacker Jordan Zumwalt and offensive lineman Wesley Johnson […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Excited To See What WR Markus Wheaton Can Do

After having to miss a lot of playing and practice time during his rookie season due to a finger injury, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton is expected to show this offseason that he deserves to start opposite Antonio Brown in 2014. At the conclusion of the Steelers first OTA practice of the 2014 season […]

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Steelers OLB Jarvis Jones Claims He’s Accomplished His Goal Of Getting Stronger

After only registering one sack during his rookie season, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jarvis Jones knew exactly what he needed to do during the offseason in order to change that moving forward into 2014. “Football is a game of inches so you want to be as big, as strong, and as fast as you can,” said […]

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Rookie LB Ryan Shazier Practiced With First Team During Steelers First OTA Session

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t wasting any time with rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier as the Ohio State product reportedly practiced with the starters Tuesday during the first OTA practice of the 2014 season. Shazier, the Steelers first-round draft pick, still has several months to go before the season-opener against the Cleveland Browns, but being as he […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Able To Participate In First OTA Practice Of 2014 Season

The Pittsburgh Steelers running game figures to be revived in 2014 with new offensive line coach Mike Munchak now in the fold. In addition, having starting center Maurkice Pouncey back healthy in 2014 will also be a big factor in making sure that happens. After tearing up his knee just eight plays into the 2013 […]

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Ravens Rookie RB Lorenzo Taliaferro Arrested After Breaking Taxi Cab Window

It hasn’t been a great offseason for the Baltimore Ravens when it comes to the police blotter. According to The Virginia Gazette, Ravens rookie running back Lorenzo Taliaferro was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with being drunk in public and destruction of property after he broke a window in a taxi cab. Taliaferro, who […]

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Troy Polamalu, Ike Taylor Absent For Start Of Steelers 2014 OTA Practices

The Pittsburgh Steelers first set of OTA practices got underway on Tuesday and it appears as though that there are only three players not in attendance. In addition to rookie linebacker Jordan Zumwalt, who is unable to attend because of UCLA being on the quarter system, veterans Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor are reportedly also […]

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Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Looking Forward To Use Of More Outside-Zone In 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell admits that he didn’t know very much about new offensive line coach Mike Munchak prior to him being hired during the offseason, but now that he’s on board, the second-year Michigan State product is excited about the changes being made on offense which should include a much heavier dose […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Hopes New Players Can Pick Up No-Huddle Quickly

If given his druthers, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would more than likely want to run even more no-huddle offense in 2014 than was run last season, but with all of the turnover that has taken place this past offseason at the skill positions, it might take a little while to get everyone on offense […]

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Playoff Absence, Coaching Stability Expose Steelers To Reality TV Future

As highlighted in an article posted on the league’s website, there are eight teams this season that are not protected against being featured on the NFL’s “Hard Knocks” reality television show on HBO. The Pittsburgh Steelers are among “The Vulnerable Eight”. The league implemented new rules last season that would provide exemptions from being featured on […]

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Steelers Rookie CB Shaquille Richardson Will Not Miss OTA Practices

As expected, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cornerback Shaquille Richardson will indeed be able to attend the OTA sessions that get underway on Tuesday. .@steelers DB @Dr4_Richh (Shaq Richardson) is eligible to & will participate in OTAs & minicamp. — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) May 26, 2014 During the Steelers recent rookie minicamp, head coach Mike Tomlin announced […]

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Peter King Sees Short Suspension For Ravens RB Ray Rice

While sources have told NFL insider Mike Freeman that Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice faces a ‘significant’ suspension as a result of his actions in an Atlantic City casino elevator this past February, Peter King of Sports Illustrated wrote Monday in his “Monday Morning Quarterback” post that he expects leniency. Rice likely faces a […]

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Injury Prevented Rookie Steelers TE Rob Blanchflower From Practicing In 2013

It will be a while before we know for sure whether or not the Pittsburgh Steelers got a steal in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft when they selected Massachusetts tight end Rob Blanchflower. In fact, due to a bilateral hernia that he plagued him in 2013, the Steelers might not truly know […]

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Steelers Rookie Dri Archer Knows Team Will Be ‘Creative’ With Him

It’s fun to speculate about how and how much the Pittsburgh Steelers will use rookie slash player Dri Archer in 2014. While the Kent State product probably doesnt know just how much he’ll be used on offense in 2014, he seems to have how part of it already down. “Just move me around and use […]

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Report: Ravens RB Ray Rice Faces “Significant” Multi-Game Suspension

On Friday, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his wife, Janay Palmer, both met the media during a scheduled press conference for the first time since they were arrested following a February incident that took place in an elevator of an Atlantic City casino. During the awkward press conference that included some bad choice […]

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Broncos Undrafted LB Shaquil Barrett Considered Signing With Steelers

Like many of you, I was hoping that the Pittsburgh Steelers would sign Colorado State outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett as undrafted free agent, but unfortunately that didn’t happen. Barrett wound up signing with the Denver Broncos, but in a recent interview, he did say that the Steelers were interested in his services. “[The Broncos] were […]

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Mike Tomlin’s 2008 SVC Commencement Speech Named One Of The 300 Best Ever

When Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talks, people listen. Not only does he know how to communicate with his players, he’s also good at talking to college graduates. Make that very good. In a recent study done by NPR (National Public Radio) of commencement speeches going back to 1774, Tomlin’s May 2008 address to […]

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Former Steelers LB Larry Foote Is In ‘Heaven’ With Cardinals

Blitzzona certainly doesn’t have the same ring to it as Blitzburgh does, but in the case of former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote, that’s exactly what he sees his new team, the Arizona Cardinals, as being. “I was watching these guys (Cardinals defense) last year and seeing they led the league in blitzing, and as […]

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Operator Of Eight Nevada Sports Books Has Steelers Favored In 10 Games

Just last week, the Las Vegas Hilton released their 2014 win total numbers for all 32 teams with the Pittsburgh Steelers being set at 8.5. On Thursday, Nevada oddsmaking firm, CG Technology, which operates eight Nevada sports books, released their 2014 regular season pro football lines for the first 16 weeks of the 2014 season and they […]

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Dan Rooney Sr. Given Lifetime Achievement Award

In addition to the six Lombardi Trophies that he gets to look at every day, Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney Sr. probably has quite a collection of other awards that he has been given over the decades. Wednesday evening, Dan Rooney added another prestigious one to that collection as he was given the Sports Business […]

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Ryan Clark Calls Out Roger Goodell For More Of His Hypocrisy

He’s no longer a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, but safety Ryan Clark remains a member of the Roger Goodell Watchdog Group. On the Tuesday morning edition of “First Take”, Clark, who signed with the Washington Redskins during the offseason, was critical of the way that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has handled Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, […]

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Second Episode Of Steelers 2014 Draft Countdown Now Posted

The second installment featuring a behind the scenes look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft is now up on steelers.com and in this episode, the focus is on the scouting process, college Pro Days, pre draft player visits and free agency. During this episode, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert explains the usefulness of BLESTO, the scouting […]

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Steelers O-Line Currently Laughing In Georgia With Roethlisberger

The Pittsburgh Steelers first set of OTA practices will get underway the day after Memorial Day, so before the team gets back to work, it appears as though quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has taken his offensive line to Georgia for one last shot at some rest and relaxation. Left guard Ramon Foster has been kind enough […]

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Former Steelers DL Kimo von Oelhoffen To Coach Western Oregon University Defensive Line

Kimo von Oelhoffen played six season on the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line from 2000-2005 and now he is passing on his knowledge to college athletes as a coach. On Tuesday, Western Oregon University announced the hiring of von Oelhoffen as their new defensive line coach. “I was fortunate to have some great mentors,” von Oelhoffen […]

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Ryan Clark On Career With Steelers: ‘I’m Just So Grateful To God That He Let Me Be There’

In an emotional interview with Bob Pompeani of KDKA-TV, safety Ryan Clark expressed just how much he will miss his former teammates and how glad he is that he was able to play for the Pittsburgh Steelers. “I’m just so grateful to God that he let me be there,” said Clark, who signed a one-year […]

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Report: Ravens RB Ray Rice To Avoid Prosecution Thanks To Pretrial Intervention Program

Thanks to a pretrial intervention program, it looks like Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will avoid being prosecuted for an alleged assault of his now-wife. According to Lynda Cohen of The Press of Atlantic City, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office approved Rice’s acceptance into pretrial intervention on Monday. Upon successful completion of the program, […]

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