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Banner, Lombardi Both Out In Cleveland After One Season

On Tuesday, the Cleveland Browns promoted Ray Farmer to General Manager and announced that Joe Banner will be stepping down in the next two months. In addition, the team announced that current General Manager Michael Lombardi is departing the organization. In other words, just as head coach Rob Chudzinski was…


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Steelers Hire Former LB Joey Porter To The Coaching Staff

The Pittsburgh Steelers added another coach to their staff on Tuesday as former linebacker Joey Porter has been hired to be a defensive assistant. “We are excited about having Joey back with the Steelers’ family,” said head coach Mike Tomlin in a statement. “Joey spent a number of years with Pittsburgh as…


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Dwyer And Woodley Training Together Out In Arizona

After the Super Bowl is over is generally when we begin hearing about players starting their offseason training. On Monday, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer posted on Twitter that he’s now out in Arizona training with linebacker LaMarr Woodley. Woodley has trained out in Arizona as recent as last…


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Ben Roethlisberger Foundation To Provide New K-9 For Officer Phil Lerza

When the Pittsburgh Police Department lost K-9 Officer Rocco due to stab wounds suffered in an incident over a week ago, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took notice. On Monday, Roethlisberger’s foundation announced that they are going to get Rocco’s longtime partner, Officer Phil Lerza, a new dog after receiving…



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Former Steelers WR Limas Sweed Catches On With The Ottawa Redblacks

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed apparently hasn’t given up on playing football just yet. On Monday the Ottawa Redblacks of the CFL announced that they signed Sweed, who was drafted in the second-round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Steelers. Just last June, the Saskatchewan Roughriders placed…



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Cortez Allen Hopes To Be Like Ike Taylor

For several seasons, it wasn’t uncommon to see Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor shadowing the opponent’s best receiver, but during the second half of last season, that happened a lot less. During a recent interview with Mike Prisuta of Steelers.com, fellow cornerback Cortez Allen said that he hopes to follow…


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Former Steelers RB Jerome Bettis Believes 90 To 95 Percent Of NFL Players Will Be Accepting Of Michael Sam

On Sunday, Missouri All-American defensive lineman Michael Sam announced that he is gay, and the Associated Press’ SEC Defensive Player of the Year could now become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL. Sam said in interviews with several media outlets that he came out to his teammates and…