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Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Expects To Make More Plays Like He Made Wednesday

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier reportedly made an “unreal interception” during Wednesday’s OTA practice and afterwards he was asked if we can expect more plays like that in the future. “Yeah, you should be expecting some of that,” said Shazier of his leaping interception. “People try to throw across the middle, me and […]

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With Markus Wheaton Limited, Justin Brown Continues To Get More First-Team Work

With Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton apparently being limited in OTA practices with some sort of injury, fellow second-year wide receiver Justin Brown is receiving more work with the first-team offense. Last week, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talked about the progress he’s seen out of the Oklahoma product and Scott Brown of ESPN.com reports […]

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Steelers LB Jason Worilds, TE Michael Palmer Still Rehabbing Injuries

The Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday OTA practice is now underway and attendance has been taken. According to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, backup offensive lineman Cody Wallace is on the absent list for a second-straight day. Rehabbing once again on Wednesday are linebacker Jason Worilds (calf) and tight end Michael Palmer (undisclosed) and it’s probably […]

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Steelers OTA Video Starring Defensive Assistant Joey Porter

Some video from the Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday OTA practice has now been posted by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and it features new defensive assistant Joey Porter right in the middle of the action. It’s not hard to recognize that voice of Peezy’s when attempting to draw off the defense offsides with a cadence. […]

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Steelers Rookie OL Wesley Johnson Squares Off Against DE Cameron Heyward In Wednesday Fight

The Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday OTA practice is now underway and apparently there’s already been a fight. According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson got into it with defensive end Cameron Heyward following an interception by rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier. Several players were apparently needed to pull Heyward off of the rookie. […]

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Bills LB Brandon Spikes Looks Forward To Facing Steelers In Joint Training Camp Practices

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Buffalo Bills for two joint practices this year during training camp and there’s already one player on the opposing team that’s looking forward to it. “We’re beating up on each other all time, now we get an opportunity to see another team,” Bills linebacker Brandon Spikes said. “You get […]

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Art Rooney II Thinks Steelers Will Appear On Hard Knocks Sooner Or Later

Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II was interviewed Wednesday morning at the Veritix Sports Facilities & Franchises 2014 and Ticketing Symposium that is taking place at the Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh and he might have dropped a hint as to whether or not his team will be the subject matter this year on […]

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Former Steelers CB Deshea Townsend, Mississippi State Release Statement Following Drug Bust

On Monday, police and the DEA seized 1,500 bricks of heroin,16 firearms, more than $100,000 in cash and jewelry, two luxury vehicles, Cuban cigars and a live chicken during a drug bust of a home that was listed as being owned by former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Deshea Townsend. When the news originally broke of the […]

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Roethlisberger Likes What He’s Seen So Far Out Of Archer

While it is yet to be seen just exactly how the Pittsburgh Steelers will utilize rookie third-round draft pick Dri Archer on offense in 2014, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger gave a progress report Tuesday on the Kent State product during an interview on 93.7 The Fan. “We did a lot of red zone stuff today and […]

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Steelers G David DeCastro Busy Fine-Tuning His Game With The Little Stuff

A lot is expected out of guard David DeCastro in 2014. In fact, if he doesn’t make first-team All-Pro in his third season, it will be a huge disappointment. Due to most of his rookie season being wiped out by a knee injury suffered during the preseason, DeCastro’s initial development was slowed severely. Now that […]

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Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount Really Likes His New Facemask

Being as he measures in at roughly six feet, 250 pounds, Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount is already an imposing figure even without his pads on. Thanks to his new facemask, however, he looks like a super-villain straight out of a Batman comic book. Blount is apparently very proud of his new facemask as he […]

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Report: Steelers FB Will Johnson Back Practicing Again

Even though linebacker Jason Worilds failed to practice again on Tuesday, there was a little bit of good news on the injury front for the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, fullback Will Johnson (ankle) was back practicing again on Tuesday after missing time last week due to an ankle sprain. That’s great […]

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Steelers LB Jason Worilds Taking One Day At A Time Approach To Contract Situation

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds failed to practice again on Tuesday, but he did talk to the media afterwards With Worilds currently playing under the one-year transition tender that he signed back in March, he was asked if he’d still like to get a long-term deal done with the Steelers prior to the start […]

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Steelers Rookie LB Jordan Zumwalt Should Be Able To Attend Mandatory Minicamp

Due to UCLA being on the quarter system, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jordan Zumwalt wasn’t allowed to take part in any of the OTA practices. It does look like, however, that he will be able to take part in next week’s mandatory minicamp. According to the UCLA website, it appears as though all of the […]

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Report: Steelers LB Jason Worilds Still Slowed By Calf Problem

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Tuesday OTA practice at Heinz Field and once again, outside linebacker Jason Worilds was limited to working on the side. Scott Brown of ESPN.com reports that Worilds did some running Tuesday, but did not practice. The fifth-year linebacker is reportedly still trying to overcome a calf injury […]

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Steelers 2014 Training Camp Schedule Released

The Pittsburgh Steelers released their 2014 training camp schedule on Tuesday and this year the players are required to report on Friday, July 25. The first training camp practice at Saint Vincent College that will be open to the public will take place on Saturday, July 26. There will be a night practice at Latrobe’s Memorial Stadium […]

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Steelers TE Heath Miller Says OTA Practices Are Beneficial For Him

While Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller was able to play in 14 games last season after tearing multiple ligaments his right knee at the end of the 2012 season, he wasn’t able to fully participate in any of the offseason or training camp practices. Now that he’s a nearly a full year and a […]

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Steelers 2014 Training Camp Schedule To Be Announced Tuesday Morning

If your summer vacation this year includes taking in Pittsburgh Steelers training camp practices, you will want to make sure to check out steelers.com Tuesday morning. According to Steelers PR man Burt Lauten, the times and dates have been finalized for the annual practices at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA and they’ll be posted […]

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Steelers WR Antonio Brown Knows He Has To Set The Standard

Even though he’s only entering his fifth year in the league, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has been around long enough to know what’s expected from players during this portion of the offseason. By the sound of things, he likes the chemistry that he’s seeing develop between the new and old players as the […]

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Steelers Sign WR Martavis Bryant On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to come to terms with another one of their draft picks on Monday as Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reports that he expects wide receiver Martavis Bryant to sign his four-year contract at some point during the day. The #Steelers fourth round pick, WR Martavis Bryant out of #Clemson, is […]

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Drug Bust Made At Home Believed To Be Owned By Former Steelers CB Deshea Townsend

According to a report by KDKA-TV, police have arrested two men as part of a large heroin bust that took place at a home that property records indicate is currently owned by former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Deshea Townsend. 1,500 bricks of heroin, 16 firearms, more than $100,000 in cash and jewelry, two luxury vehicles, Cuban […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin In Favor Of New Developmental League

If another NFL developmental league ever comes to fruition, it will have the blessing of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin. “I’m in favor of anything that increases opportunities for guys to grow and develop, and ultimately improve the product of our game for our fans, particularly at some positions,” said Tomlin, according to a […]

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LeGarrette Blount Believes Steelers Have Top Five Running Back Duo

In case you missed it, new Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount was a guest earlier this week on SiriusXM NFL Radio and audio from that segment is embedded below. During his interview, Blount talks about how he was hoping the Steelers would’ve drafted him back in 2010 after having him in for a pre […]

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Steelers S Mike Mitchell Likes How Dick LeBeau Intends On Using Him

New Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell was originally drafted by the Oakland Raiders back in 2009 and since that time he’s already played four different defensive coordinators. Dick LeBeau will Mitchell’s fifth different defensive coordinator in as many years and he likes what the Hall of Famer currently has planned for him in 2014. “I […]

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2015 NFL Draft Likely To Have April Start, Unlikely To Take Place In New York

If you are one of the many hoping the 2015 NFL Draft is moved back to the month of April, it sounds like you might be in luck. According to a Thursday tweet by NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy, the league is currently looking at dates in the window of April 22-25 and also April 29-May […]

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Cowboys Finish Ahead Of Steelers In ESPN Favorite Team Poll

Despite them not being in the playoffs since 2009, the Dallas Cowboys are still America’s favorite professional sports team, according to an ESPN Sports Poll. Coming in second? The Pittsburgh Steelers, who have beaten the Cowboys two out of three times in the Super Bowl. According to the Friday report, the poll was run for […]

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