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New Helmet Technology Gives Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Headaches

The Pittsburgh Steelers are willing to embrace new technological ideas even if it hurts. During the offseason practices, the Steelers experimented with Schutt Vision technology in order to get a first-hand look at what the players see on the field. SchuttVision is a full contact-capable helmet that has a high-definition video camera built into it. […]

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Steelers Now Listed At 12/1 To Win AFC In 2014

While the Pittsburgh Steelers are still listed as 33/1 to win Super Bowl XLIX, they are now listed at 12/1 to win the AFC, according to the most recent Bovada update. Both the Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals are listed at +200 to win the AFC North. Growing confidence from the betting public? That’s the way […]

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Old-School Offseason Training Paid Off For Steelers CB Ike Taylor

As players get older, they usually lose their speed and ups. In the case of veteran Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor, that doesn’t appear to be the case. Thanks to a levee-like structure that Taylor and his trainer Tom Shaw built in Florida at the Wide World of Sports Complex, the 12th year cornerback has […]

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Hines To Marry At Heinz

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward has accomplished quite a few things at Heinz Field and apparently he’s not done. According to a Friday report by TMZ Sports, Ward is scheduled to marry Lindsey Georgalas sometime in July during a ceremony that will take place at Heinz Field. Ward, who has reportedly been dating […]

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Report: Free Agent CB Brandon Flowers Has No Plans To Visit Steelers

Free agent cornerback Brandon Flowers remains unsigned following his Thursday visit with the San Diego Chargers, but according to a Friday report, he isn’t currently scheduled to visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Scott Brown of ESPN.com reports Friday that according to a source of his, the former Kansas City Chiefs cornerback has no plans to […]

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In Need Of Cornerback Depth, Ravens Sign Veterans Aaron Ross, Dominique Franks

In an effort to strengthen their depth at the cornerback position, the Baltimore Ravens signed two veteran free agents on Friday. Signed to the Ravens roster were cornerbacks Aaron Ross and Dominique Franks and the two are expected to push Chykie Brown and Asa Jackson for the No. 3 and No. 4 spots on the […]

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Patriots Done With Former Steelers WR/KR Reggie Dunn

The New England Patriots are done with wide receiver/kick returner Reggie Dunn as the former Pittsburgh Steelers speed merchant was waived Thursday at the conclusion of their offseason practices. Dunn, who was signed to the Patriots practice on Jan. 7, was originally signed by the Steelers as undrafted free agent last year out of Utah. […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Believes Team Had A Productive Offseason

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their offseason practices and overall it appears as though head coach Mike Tomlin is happy with what was accomplished by the team over the course of the last four weeks. “I thought that we had a productive minicamp and I also thought we had a productive offseason,” said […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin On Injuries: ‘Not Anything Of Any Significance’

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now concluded their mandatory minicamp and overall the team is very healthy heading into training camp. At the conclusion of Thursday’s practice, head coach Mike Tomlin addressed that topic. “Not anything of any significance as I stand here thinking about it,” said Tomlin concerning injuries. “If guys are nursing anything, it’s […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Doesn’t Let Rain Interrupt Preparation

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin knows that offseason practice time is precious and as a result, he’s not letting some nasty weather get in the way of the team’s final mandatory minicamp practice. When the rains came Thursday, Tomlin had his team work in it for a little while before finally moving operations to […]

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Steelers CB Cortez Allen Looking To Improve Tackling, Eyes In 2014

Big things are expected in 2014 out of Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year cornerback Cortez Allen. Allen, who is expected to start the season opposite Ike Taylor this season, talked recently about the progress he’s made over the course of the offseason practices. “I feel a lot more comfortable, being on the outside in the starting position,” […]

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Steelers Close Out 2014 Mandatory Minicamp With Two Practices

One more day. Two more practices. The Pittsburgh Steelers are back at again on Thursday as the final day of the mandatory minicamp week comes to a close. Many had thought head coach Mike Tomlin would only hold one practice on Thursday, but that won’t be the case as there will indeed be an afternoon […]

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Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Still Focused On Earning Starting Spot

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton has been functioning most of the offseason as the starter opposite Antonio Brown, but the former third-round draft pick is not taking that spot for granted. “Oh yeah. I am pretty sure if you ask anybody else they will say the same thing. Everyone wants that spot. It […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Ranked No. 31 On NFL Network’s Top 100 Players Of 2014

Despite a second straight 8-8 season, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger managed to jump 30 spots in the meaningless NFL Network Top 100 Players of 2014. Roethlisberger, who ranked 31st overall this year, is just the second Steelers player ranked in the top 100 this year as safety Troy Polamalu made the list at 61st […]

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Steelers Coach John Mitchell Says He’s Not Going To Rush Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell might see a lot of Aaron Smith in rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt, but after three weeks of OTA practices and two mandatory minicamp practices, he’s certainly not expecting him play like him right out of the chute. “I really like where Tuitt is. I want people to […]

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Report: Steelers Monitoring Situation With Free Agent CB Brandon Flowers

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports the Pittsburgh Steelers are monitoring the situation with former Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers following his release last week. Free agent CB Brandon Flowers not negotiating w/teams yet. Will spend the next 2 days in SD. BAL, PIT, MIN among those monitoring closely — Jason La […]

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Steelers Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt Thrives On Pressure To Become Next Aaron Smith

Early last week, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell said rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt reminds him some of a young Aaron Smith. Tuitt was asked Wednesday about that comparison and he said he knows all about Smith and what he meant to the Steelers organization. “Since I got here, I got a chance […]

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Report: Steelers LB Jason Worilds Never Received A Contract Offer

Just last week, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers made a multi-year contract offer to outside linebacker Jason Worilds awhile ago and that it wasn’t accepted. According to a Wednesday report by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh-Tribune Review, Worilds hasn’t been offered a contract since he signed his one-year transition […]

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Steelers Sign Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have all nine of their draft picks under contract as defensive end Stephon Tuitt signed his four-year rookie deal on Wednesday. Tuitt, who was selected by the Steelers in the second-round of the 2014 NFL Draft out of Notre Dame, likely signed a contract that will total out at around $4.6 […]

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Steelers Sign RB Jordan Hall, Waive CB Deion Belue

The Pittsburgh Steelers made an expected roster move on Wednesday as former Ohio State running back Jordan Hall was signed. To make room for Hall on the 90 ma roster, cornerback Deion Belue was waived. The Steelers had previously claimed Belue off of waivers from the Miami Dolphins late last month. Hall was likely signed […]

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Steelers Rookie LB Ryan Shazier Has Two Traits That Keith Butler Really Likes

Rookie Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier wears the number that previously belonged to Larry Foote and his position coach doesn’t think the similarities between the two players stops there. “He reminds me a lot of Larry Foote in terms of football intelligence,” said linebackers coach Keith Butler of Shazier after Tuesday’s practice. “He is a […]

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Mike Munckak Says Everyone Will Know Who Kelvin Beachum Is In 2014

Ever since Mike Munchak was hired to be the Pittsburgh Steelers new offensive line coach, he’s been careful not to talk specifically about which players will man the two starting tackle spots in the 2014 season opener. However, during a Tuesday afternoon interview on NEPA Sports Radio, Munchak confirmed the obvious. [Kelvin] Beachum and [Marcus] […]

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Report: Steelers Expected To Sign Former Ohio State RB Jordan Hall

According to a Tuesday evening report by Westmoreland Sports Network , former Ohio State running back Jordan Hall will be signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday. Jordan Hall is expected to sign with the Steelers tomorrow morning. Flying to Pittsburgh tonight. — Westmoreland Sports (@WestmorelandSN) June 18, 2014 Hall, who rushed for 1,568 yards […]

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Coach Keith Butler Says LB Chris Carter Has Had A Good Offseason

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Chris Carter is entering his fourth year in the league and so far it’s hard not to label his first three as being anything but disappointing. With those three disappointing seasons now behind him, Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler had some encouraging words to say Tuesday about the former fifth-round draft […]

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Steelers LB Jason Worilds Gets Positional Group Work During Tuesday Practice

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds wasn’t able to participate in most of the OTA practices over the course of the last three weeks due to some sort of calf injury, but it looks as though he’s able to do more this week during the mandatory minicamp. In a short video shot Tuesday by Mark […]

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Steelers WR Justin Brown More Mature, Smoother Heading Into Second Training Camp

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Justin Brown spent his entire rookie season on the practice squad and so far the reports on him during the offseason practices have been very positive. On Tuesday, wide receivers coach Richard Mann weighed in on the progress that the Oklahoma product has made since being drafted last year in […]

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