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Steelers John Mitchell Told NT Steve McLendon To Be Steve McLendon

While he only played 355 snaps last season, Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon played reasonable well in his first full year as a starter. During his Friday evening press conference following the selection of Notre Dame defensive end Stephon Tuitt in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, defensive line coach John Mitchell […]

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Steelers John Mitchell Says Addition Of Cam Thomas Gives Defense A Lot Of Flexibility

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed former San Diego Chargers defensive lineman Cam Thomas during the offseason and during his Friday night press conference following the selection of Notre Dame defensive end Stephon Tuitt in the scond round of the 2014 NFL Draft, defensive line coach John Mitchell was asked if Thomas still has a lot to […]

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Quotes From John Mitchell On New Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell addressed the media after Notre Dame DE Stephon Tuitt was drafted in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Here is what he had to say. Check back as I will be adding more of these. “I had a chance to go to Atlanta and work him […]

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Steelers Select Notre Dame DT Stephon Tuitt In 2nd Round Of 2014 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers second round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has been made and it’s Notre Dame defensive end Stephon Tuitt. Report via Dave-Te’ Thomas STEPHON JAKIEL TUITT Defensive End/Tackle University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish #7 6:05.4-304 Monroe, Georgia Monroe Area High School OVERVIEW A classic overachiever, discipline has been instilled in his character […]

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Report: Browns WR Josh Gordon Faces Suspension After Testing Positive For Marijuana

According to T.J. Quinn and Don Van Natta Jr. of ESPN.com, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon failed a drug test months ago and could now face a season-long suspension as a result. Sources reportedly told ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” on Friday that Gordon tested positive for marijuana this time around. Gordon’s agent Drew Rosenhaus declined to […]

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New Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Embraces Alopecia Disorder

New Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has a smooth and glossy look that’s easily recognizable and while many might think he shaves his head to achieve that look, the fact is he suffers from alopecia, an autoimmune disorder that causes hair loss. “When I was younger it was kind of difficult, because I got it […]

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Update: New Steelers LB Ryan Shazier To Wear No. 50

Linebacker LaMarr Woodley was released back in March by the Pittsburgh Steelers but his No. 56 jersey won’t be packed in storage, as that’s the number that first-round draft pick Ryan Shazier is expected to wear. New Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier will wear No. 50. Previous reports stated he would wear No. 56, but […]

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Contract For New Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Should Total Out At Around $9.5 Million

It will be a while until new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier signs his first NFL contract, but thanks to the new CBA slotting system and current rookie pool estimates, we have a pretty good idea what that deal will look like. Shazier’s deal will be four years and according to Over The Cap, it […]

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Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Shouldn’t Miss OTAs With Ohio State Now On Semester Calendar

Being as new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier went to Ohio State, several of you have expressed concern that he might miss the OTA sessions and mandatory mini camp due to the school’s calendar. You will be happy to know that is no longer a problem. Previously, Ohio State products, tackle Mike Adams, defensive end […]

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Report: Cowboys Were Ready To Pounce On Ryan Shazier If Steelers Didn’t

If you are thinking that the Pittsburgh Steelers reached Thursday night in order to draft Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, you would be wrong, as the team picking right behind them was ready to pounce on him if bypassed. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh […]

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Johnny Football Comes To Cleveland

The Cleveland Browns were a busy team Thursday night in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and that included them selecting Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall selection. Heading into draft, it was reported that the Browns would not be drafting Manziel with their fourth overall selection and that wound […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Defends Quality Over Need Draft Strategy

We will likely never know if the Pittsburgh Steelers had Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller rated higher than Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier, but being has general manager Kevin Colbert decided to pass on Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard to take Shazier with the 15th overall selection in the first round of the 2014 NFL […]

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Steelers Still Hope LB Sean Spence Can Come Back Despite Addition Of Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier

The selection Thursday night of Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft might be taken as a sign by many that inside linebacker Sean Spence might not ever make it back to the football field. During the post selection press conference, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert talked about […]

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Quotes From Kevin Colbert And Mike Tomlin On The Selection Of Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier

I will be posting quotes from Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin in this post from the press conference following the Pittsburgh Steelers selection of Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Colbert “Three years there at Ohio state, each and every year his production increased.” His biggest asset, […]

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Steelers Select Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier In 1st Round Of 2014 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers first round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has been and it’s Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier. Report via Dave-Te’ Thomas RYAN SHAZIER Linebacker The Ohio State University Buckeyes #2 6:001.1-237 Pompano Beach, Florida Plantation High School OVERVIEW Shazier has heard it all from draft experts to scouts – too “light in […]

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ESPN’s Scott Brown Jumps On The Kyle Fuller Bandwagon

With the 2014 NFL Draft about to begin, Scott Brown of ESPN.com has decided who he believes the Pittsburgh Steelers first round pick will be. His choice? Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller. Brown narrowed it down to Fuller and Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard. Both are good fits for the Steelers and I think they would […]

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Larry Foote’s One-Year Contract With The Cardinals Worth $1.02 Million

As expected, the one-year contract that former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote signed with the Arizona Cardinals earlier this week was a veteran qualifying deal. Foote, who just over a month ago said he wouldn’t accept a deal at the minimum level, is scheduled to earn a base salary of $955,000 in 2014. He also […]

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2014 NFL Draft First Round Discussion Thread

It’s finally here. The 2014 NFL Draft will be getting underway in a little more than three hours from now and this is the thread we will use to discuss the first round action. I will update the picks below as they happens and once the Pittsburgh Steelers make their first round pick a new […]

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Steelers DE Nick Williams Back Running Again, Still Has More Work To Do

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Nick Williams had is entire rookie season wiped out by knee injury suffered late in training camp last year and he detailed the nature of it in a recent interview on ESPN 970 Radio. “It was pretty severe,” said Williams. “What happened was, I sprained my MCL and I sprained my […]

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Pre Draft Buzz Machine In High Gear With Less Than 24 Hours To Go

With less than 24 hours to go now until the 2014 NFL Draft gets underway, the annual pre selection meeting buzz machine is in full gear. Here’s a look at what’s being put our there Wednesday evening. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, sources around the league are insisting that the Miami Dolphins […]

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Report: Thanks To Teams Volunteering, Steelers Might Not Be Forced To Hard Knocks

While we will likely have to wait a few more weeks for the official word on which team will be the subject matter this year on the HBO training camp documentary “Hard Knocks”, a Wednesday report would lead you to believe that the Pittsburgh Steelers won’t be that team. According to Bart Hubbuch of the […]

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Long-time Iconic Steelers Scout, Bill Nunn, Dies At 89

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost an iconic member of their organization on the eve of the 2014 NFL Draft as longtime scout Bill Nunn died Thursday at the age of 89, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Nunn, who had worked for the Steelers for 46 years, reportedly suffered a stroke two weeks ago […]

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Report: Cardinals Sign Former Steelers LB Larry Foote

According to several Tuesday evening reports, the Arizona Cardinals have signed former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote. Foote, who has started 119 of 172 games during his 12-year career, was released by the Steelers back in March. Last season, Foote only started and played in one game due to a biceps injury suffered in the […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Wonders If Johnny Manziel Can Take NFL Hits

On Tuesday, NFL Insider Jay Glazer reported that the Cleveland Browns won’t be drafting Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with their fourth overall selection in the first round. Also on Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger weighed in with his thoughts on Manziel with the 2014 NFL Draft set to begin on Thursday. While Roethlisberger […]

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Healthy Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Updates No-Huddle Status, Contract Talks

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is back on the field working with his teammates during the first phase of the offseason program and while he admitted Tuesday during an interview with 93.7 The Fan that he’s probably not in the greatest shape that he’s ever been in his life, he still thinks he has a […]

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San Diego State S Nat Berhe Says He Met With Steelers At Combine

In an interview with the website Draft Diamonds, San Diego State safety Nat Berhe said the Pittsburgh Steelers were one of three teams that he met with back in February at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine. Berhe, a first-team All-Mountain West pick in 2013 after leading his team in tackles (99), is considered by many […]

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