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Steelers Sign Draft Picks Blanchflower, McCullers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed two of their nine draft picks as tight end Rob Blanchflower and nose tackle Daniel McCullers have both come to terms on four-year deals. For Blanchflower, the Steelers seventh-round pick out of Massachusetts, his four-year contract should total out at around $2.279 million. For McCullers, the Steelers second of two […]

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Free Agent C/G Fernando Velasco Says His Leg Is ‘Feeling Real Good’

Free agent center Fernando Velasco is back healthy again. When Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey was lost eight plays into the 2013 season opener to a knee injury, Velasco was luckily still unemployed at the time and the team signed him right away. Velasco helped stabilize the Steelers line until he, too, suffered a season-ending […]

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Report: Bears Expected To Release Former Steelers P Drew Butler

The Chicago Bears were the only team to select a punter during the 2014 NFL Draft and as a result, it looks like punter Drew Butler will be released soon. Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune reports Sunday afternoon that the Bears plan on cutting Butler now that the rookie camp has wrapped up. The […]

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Steelers Rookie CB Shaquille Richardson Told To Stay Low, Work On His Eyes

With his first set of practices now behind him, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cornerback Shaquille Richardson has finally gotten the chance to be coached on a field by CarnellLake, who initially recruited him to go to UCLA. As a result, the Arizona product already knows several things that he needs to work on in order to […]

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Mike Tomlin Not Seeing Things That Tend To Erode Away Rookie Minicamp Practices

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 rookie minicamp is currently in full swing and it sounds like head coach Mike Tomlin is happy with what he’s observed so far from the 50 plus players in attendance over the course of the last day and a half. “Kind of at the midway point of our minicamp weekend and […]

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Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Held Out Injured Saturday Morning

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant was apparently injured Friday during the afternoon rookie mini camp practice and as a result was held out of the Saturday morning practice. “He fell yesterday catching a ball on the sideline,” said Tomlin. “We’ll take it practice by practice. Maybe he’ll be back out this afternoon. We’ll […]

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Mike Tomlin Says Steelers Draft Picks Zumwalt, Richardson To Miss OTA Time

During his Saturday post practice talk with the media, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed that sixth-round draft pick, linebacker Jordan Zumwalt, will miss OTA practice time due to UCLA being on the quarter system. “Zumwalt and Shaquille [Richardson] will be limited by that,” said Tomlin. “I don’t know their potential return dates. That’s […]

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Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Says Mike Tomlin Has Already Been ‘Messing’ With Him

Considering how new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant was used at Clemson, it’s not surprising that he finished with a 22.2 yards per catch average on his 61 receptions. Those numbers could qualify Bryant for the Mike Tomlin “one trick pony” tag, but according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, that term hasn’t […]

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Brendon Kay Appears To Be Steelers Choice To Push Landry Jones During Camp

Will Pittsburgh Steelers second-year quarterback Landry Jones be pushed hard from behind this year in training camp? If so, who will be doing that pushing? The Steelers rookie mini camp got under way on Friday and while there’s reportedly three quarterbacks taking part in the practices, only one is currently under contract and that’s Brendon […]

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Browns Dump 2011 Second-Round Draft Pick, WR Greg Little

The Cleveland Browns must be happy with their wide receiver depth after signing veteran castoffs Miles Austin and Earl Bennett on Thursday as they have now released Greg Little. Little, the Browns second-round selection in the 2011 NFL Draft, registered 155 catches for 1,821 yards and eight touchdowns in his three seasons with Cleveland. He […]

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Two Steelers Players Eligible To Practice In Rookie Minicamp Still Rehabbing Injuries

52 players are scheduled to take part in the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie minicamp that gets underway on Friday, but two more eligible players will not be able to participate. Defensive end Nick Williams and guard Nik Embernate are both eligible to participate this weekend in the rookie mini camp, but both are still rehabbing knee […]

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Browns Sign Veteran Wide Receivers Miles Austin, Earl Bennett

Despite knowing that they could possibly lose starting wide receiver Josh Gordon for the entire 2014 season for reportedly failing a drug test, the Cleveland Browns chose not to add a wide receiver during the 2014 NFL Draft. Instead, they’ve chosen to go the free agent route in order to protect themselves from the potential […]

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Steelers Invite 20 Unsigned Undrafted Players To Rookie Minicamp For Tryouts

The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie mincamp gets underway on Friday and 52 players are scheduled to take part in it. The Steelers nine draft picks, nine undrafted players and 14 first year players that were signed will be joined by 20 other undrafted players and that are being given tryouts over the weekend. First year players […]

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Steelers WR Antonio Brown In Running For Madden NFL 15 Cover

Voting for the player who will grace the cover of Madden NFL 15 opened on May 8 and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is one of 16 players in the running for it this year. It’s a bracket format and Brown, who caught 110 passes for 1,499 yards and eight touchdowns in 2013, is […]

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Bears CB Kyle Fuller Is First 2014 First-Round Draft Pick To Sign Contract

On Wednesday, the Chicago Bears became the first team to sign a 2014 first-round draft pick as cornerback Kyle Fuller was inked to a four-year, $9.687 deal, according to Joel Corry of CBS Sports. Fuller, a Virginia Tech product, will have $1.761 million salary cap number in 2014, according to Corry and being as he […]

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Steelers UDFA OLB Howard Jones Possesses Speed And Chip On Shoulder

As evidenced by their selections of inside linebacker Ryan Shazier, running back/wide receiver Dri Archer and wide receiver Martavis Bryant in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers had a need for speed. That need for speed also carried over to the undrafted free agents that they signed as well with the addition of Shepherd […]

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DE Stephon Tuitt To Do It In No. 91 For Steelers

A lot is expected of Pittsburgh Steelers second round draft pick defensive end Stephon Tuitt and on Tuesday, those expectations perhaps increased even more as he’s announced that he has been issued No. 91. The great Aaron Smith of course wore No. 91 from 1999-2011 and it sounds like Tuitt was given a good history […]

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Former Steelers Practice Squad LB Alan Baxter Waived Monday By Colts

In an interview last August on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was asked if there were any off-the-radar players that had surprised him in the early stages of training camp. Colbert noted that there was undrafted free agent that had indeed caught his eye. “Alan Baxter, an outside linebacker,” said Colbert […]

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Browns Sign CB Joe Haden To Five-Year Contract Extension

Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden will face the Pittsburgh Steelers several more times during his career as the Florida product announced Tuesday on Twitter that he has signed a five-year contract extension worth $68 million of which $45 million is guaranteed in some shape or form. Haden, who was selected by the Browns with seventh-overall […]

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One Of Three Men Acquitted Of Stabbing Steelers Mike Adams Has Filed A Civil Suit

The legal problems for Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Mike Adams aren’t behind him just yet. Alan Jennings of WPXI-TV reports Tuesday that one of the three men acquitted earlier this month of stabbing Adams during an altercation in South Side last summer has now filed a civil suit against the Steelers tackle. Dquay Means is reportedly […]

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New Steelers WR Martavis Bryant To Wear No. 10 For Now

According to new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant, he’ll be wearing No. 10 for the time being. Blessed to be wearing number 10❗️ — Martavis Bryant (@ThaBestUNO) May 12, 2014 Bryant, who was drafted Saturday in the fourth-round by the Steelers out of Clemson, said during his conference call with the media following his […]

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Stanford DB Devon Carrington Will Tryout For Steelers At Rookie Mini Camp

At the conclusion of the 2014 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that Stanford cornerback Devon Carrington was one of 10 undrafted free agents that the team had come to terms with. On Monday, Steelers PR man Burt Lauten announced on Twitter that Carrington will instead be tryout player this coming weekend at the rookie […]

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Steelers Were Attracted To High Level Of Aggression Shown By TE Rob Blanchflower

While the Pittsburgh Steelers did extend the contract of veteran tight end Heath Miller during the offseason, they were wise to address the depth at the position on day three of the 2014 NFL Draft nonetheless. Their selection? Massachusetts tight end Rob Blanchflower, a 6-foot-4, 256-pound prospect that has struggled with a few injuries, but […]

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Steelers 2014 Undrafted Free Agents Tracker

As soon as the 2014 NFL Draft is over, undrafted players will make their commitments to teams looking to sign them as free agents. Throughout the night I will keep this post updated with the players that the Pittsburgh Steelers get to agree to terms. Please keep in mind that the list of players below […]

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Steelers Select Massachusetts TE Rob Blanchflower In 7th Round Of 2014 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers seventh-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has been made and it’s Massachusetts TE Rob Blanchflower. Scouting report via Dave Te’ Thomas. ROBERT J. BLANCHFLOWER Tight End University of Massachusetts Minutemen #87 6:04.1-256 Leominster, Massachusetts St. John’s High School OVERVIEW The 2013 season was not kind to the tight end his teammates nicknamed “Gronk-flower” because he wears […]

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Steelers Select Tennessee DT Daniel McCullers In 6th Round Of 2014 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers second of two sixth round picks in the 2014 NFL Draft has been made and it’s Tennessee DT Daniel McCullers. Scouting report via Dave Te’ Thomas. DANIEL McCULLERS Defensive Tackle University of Tennessee Volunteers #98 6:06.6-352 Raleigh, North Carolina Georgia Military College Southeast Raleigh High School OVERVIEW Nicknamed “Shade Tree,” McCullers transferred to Tennessee after two seasons […]

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