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Steelers Waive RB Brandon Johnson From IR On Friday

While we wait for the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick-off their preseason opener against the Detroit Lions at Heinz Field, I’ll take this time to pass along a transaction that was made by the team on Friday. According to the daily NFL transaction report, the Steelers have waived running back Brandon…



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Roosevelt Nix Could Catch On To More Than Just A Roster Spot

When training camp opened last year, Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Roosevelt Nix really wasn’t anything, or anybody. He really wasn’t even a fullback, having signed with the team as a Reserve/Future player at inside linebacker, but moved to fullback because of the team’s depth already available there. Nix spent most of…


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Bad News Sees Steelers Slip In NFL.com Power Rankings

When it comes to their odds of winning the Super Bowl, it would be hard to deny that the past month or so has done the Pittsburgh Steelers any favors. Over that span of time, we have learned that Le’Veon Bell is facing a four-game suspension, that Senquez Golson will…


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Report: TE Ladarius Green Never Told Steelers About Headaches Prior To Signing

There’s a new development related to Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Ladarius Green and it’s concerning the headaches that have reportedly prevented him practicing with the team. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Green apparently never told the Steelers about the headaches he had been experiencing when they signed him to…


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Report: Steelers To Look At CB Doran Grant As A Safety Soon

Remember all of that talk about Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Doran Grant possibly making a move to safety this year? Well, apparently that’s still a possibility, according to one of the team’s beat writers. During his Wednesday online chat, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was asked about Grant and he…






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Tomlin Expecting Attitude And Demeanor Out Of Steelers Young RBs

When the Pittsburgh Steelers open their 2016 preseason Friday night at Heinz Field against the Detroit Lions, we’re unlikely to see the team’s top two running backs play a single snap as Le’Veon Bell and DeAngelo Williams are expected to be sidelined for that game. Should that indeed wind up…


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Roethlisberger Highly Productive With Long Ball In 2015

While much has been written about Ben Roethlisberger’s 2015 season—both the good and the bad—one facet that I believe has not been touched on enough is the emerging, or perhaps re-emerging prevalence and success of the long ball not just on his game, but in the offense as a whole….


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Lawrence Timmons Drops Some Weight To Keep Up Quickness

During the late stages of the 2015 regular season, the Pittsburgh Steelers began incrementally adopting the use of their dime, or quarter, defense, a sub-package that employs three cornerbacks and three safeties, removing the nose tackle and an inside linebacker from the field in order to better defend against obvious…