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Steelers WR Justin Brown Expects To Practice Saturday After Having Nose Fixed

So far during training camp this year, Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Justin Brown seems to have a nose for the football. However, thanks to a hit he took during Thursday’s practice from second-year safety Shamarko Thomas, that nose of his had to be surgically repaired. Brown, who was drafted last year by the Steelers […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day Six – Friday

By Alex Kozora We’ll take you through day six of Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp. What an absolutely wonderful day. Maybe my favorite so far. Under the lights in Latrobe. There’s not many things better than that. We’ll get into some of the positional work, give you a breakdown of the backs on ‘backers, the OL/DL […]

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Ryan Shazier, Dick LeBeau Discuss Rookie Linebacker’s Progression

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie first-round draft selection Ryan Shazier sat down for an interview with Movin’ the Chains on SiriusXM Radio, during which he talked about what it’s been like so far in his first offseason and heading into his first training camp. While he was immediately inserted into the starting lineup, he talked about the […]

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Steelers Groin Epidemic Has Claimed At Least Two More Players

So far, you can refer to the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 training camp as the year of the tight groin, as several players have been dealing with that particular injury ever since the team arrived at Saint Vincent College. As of Friday night, you can add linebacker Jarvis Jones and rookie cornerback Shaquille Richardson to the […]

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Tomlin Talks Approach To Coaching Younger Team, Treating Ike Taylor Like Old Yeller

If you look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 starting defense that they fielded for their Week 1 game against the Denver Broncos, you will see that seven of those players are no longer on the roster. In fact, of the 26 players that were on that Week 1 53 man roster, only 12 are […]

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Mike Tomlin Happy With Football Maturity Of Steelers Young Draft Picks

While speaking to the media at the 2014 NFL Combine, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said that while the class of draft hopeful players was the deepest that he’s probably ever seen because of the record number of underclassmen that declared, the group had one obvious downside. “I fear it’s also the most immature,” […]

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Report: Contract Extension Talks With Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Have Begun

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed kicker Shaun Suisham to a contract extension on Friday and it appears as though tackle Marcus Gilbert could also could be a recipient of an extension prior to the start of the regular season. According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Gilbert said Friday night that his agent Drew Rosenhaus […]

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Steelers Friday Night Lights Turns Into Friday Night Fights

Friday Night Lights for the Pittsburgh Steelers has turned into Friday Night Fights at Latrobe Memorial Stadium. During the backs on backers drill, running back Le’Veon Bell and linebacker Vince Williams got into a pretty nasty fight according to several reports on Twitter. This very well may have been the first official fight of training […]

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Steelers WR Justin Brown, RB LeGarrette Blount To Sit Out Friday Night Practice

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Justin Brown has had a nice start to training camp so far, but that start will be interrupted Friday as the Oklahoma product will sit out the night practice at Latrobe Memorial Stadium with a broken nose. When the Steelers got off the yellow school buses, Alex Kozora reports that […]

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2014 Steelers Training Camp Daily Blog: Friday Day Six

The Pittsburgh Steelers are practicing under the lights of Latrobe Memorial Stadium Friday night and we will live blog all of the great tweets for you once again in one place. Alex Kozora is also present for the sixth practice of the 2014 season as well. You might want to refresh this page often. [View […]

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Steelers Waive RB Alvester Alexander Injured, Sign RB Jawan Jamison

The Pittsburgh Steelers made one roster move on Friday and it included letting a player go that was on the practice squad last season Waived injured was running back Alvester Alexander, who had been on the PUP list with a groin injury. Alexander was originally signed by the Steelers last August and wound up being […]

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Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell ‘Feels Good’ After First Practice Back

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year running back Le’Veon Bell returned to practice Thursday after missing several days because of a hamstring tightness and while he was limited in his participation, it appears as though he didn’t suffer any setbacks. According to a Friday morning report by Missi Matthews of, Bell said that he “feels good” and […]

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Steelers 2014 Training Camp Day Six: What I’m Watching For

By Alex Kozora Recapping day five of practice and a couple points of interest looking towards the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday night practice under the lights at Latrobe High School. Stats from yesterday’s practice. Only have one play I missed completely and another where I didn’t have a receiver listed. We’ll start with the quarterbacks. Statistically, […]

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Steelers Sign K Shaun Suisham To Contract Extension

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Friday morning that they have extended the contract of kicker Shaun Suisham. Suisham, who was about to enter the final year of his current contract, is now signed through the 2018 season. Suisham’s last extension that totaled out at $6.35 million, was signed back in July of 20111 and he was […]

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Craig Wolfley Sees Improvement In Gilbert, While Adams Still Needs Work

Steelers Live had quite the valuable guest host on board yesterday in former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Craig Wolfley. Wolfley has been a regular contributor there and on Steelers radio for many years, and has always provided excellent insight to all things offensive line. While he has a tendency to skew positive, he had a […]

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Quietly, Steelers Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt Getting To It Early In Camp

Rookies are to be seen and not heard during training camp and that’s exactly what appears to be happening with the Pittsburgh Steelers second-round draft pick, defensive end Stephon Tuitt. While he hasn’t received too much attention from the media so far at Latrobe, the Notre Dame product has quietly put together several nice practices, […]

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Le’Veon Bell Using Caution In Returning To Practice

Second-year Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell already knows what it’s like to get off to a slow start to a season due to being bogged down by injuries in training camp. He also understands that rushing yourself back from injury for fear of missing time can simply lead to further injuries. In his case, […]

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Steelers Trying To Get A Good Look At Landry Jones In Year Two

A year ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers certainly seemed perfectly content to give rookie quarterback Landry Jones a redshirt season on the 53-man roster with their new veteran backup in Bruce Gradkowski being brought in. As fortune would have it, not even Gradkowski had to take a single snap the entire season, as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger […]

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Steelers Young Linebackers Will Be Moving Their Assets Around In 2014

During the Pittsburgh Steelers first backs on backers drill that took place in training camp this year, defensive assistant Joey Porter made sure that rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier knew one thing. “Speed is your asset!” Porter repeated over and over, according to Will Graves of the Associated Press. Because of Shazier’s speed asset, the […]

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Steelers CB William Gay Continuing Mentoring Tradition

It’s always great to hear about veteran Pittsburgh Steelers players taking the younger ones on the roster under their wing in order to try to speed up their development. Eighth-year cornerback William Gay is the latest such player to talk about assuming that leadership role on the team and he talked Thursday about how he’s […]

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The Terrible Podcast – 2014 Steelers Training Camp Thursday Day 5 Special Edition Episode

This is the fifth of several special edition episodes of The Terrible Podcast that will be posted nightly after the Pittsburgh Steelers wrap up their training camp practices each day. Tonight, Alex Kozora joins me once again to discuss what he observed Thursday at Latrobe. You should know the drill by now. Alex and I hit […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day Five – Thursday

By Alex Kozora My observations from day five of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp. – As usual, we’ll start with the injury front. Lot to talk about today, unfortunately. Three tight ends were missing today: Rob Blanchflower (left ankle), Michael Palmer (unknown), and Matt Spaeth (unknown). A fourth, Eric Waters, was injured in practice with […]

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Steelers Head Back To Latrobe Memorial Stadium Friday For Annual Night Practice

Talk to any Pittsburgh Steelers fan that has ever attended the annual Friday night training camp practice at Latrobe Memorial Stadium and not only will they tell you what a great experience it is, they more than likely will have at least one or two highlights etched forever in their mind from the evening. After […]

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Referees Tossed Around A ‘Boatload’ Of Yellow Laundry Thursday During Steelers Practice

The men with the black and white stripes invaded Saint Vincent College Thursday as the Pittsburgh Steelers decided it was time to add some officiating to their practices. According to former Steelers offensive lineman and current radio network color man Tunch Ilkin, there was a lot of yellow laundry being thrown around on Chuck Noll […]

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Two More Steelers Players Dinged Up Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Thursday practice and head coach Mike Tomlin updated the injury report afterwards. While running back Le’Veon Bell (hamstring) was able to suit up Thursday, he was eased back into action and held out of several team drills. Tomlin said that was the same for wide receiver C.J. […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Bell Back Thursday; Blount Sidelined Along With Three Tight Ends

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now started their Thursday practice and already we are getting word as to who is working and who isn’t. According to Alex Kozora, running back Le’Veon Bell (hamstring) is in pads at the start of Thursday’s practice. Bell has missed the last several practices because of hamstring tightness, but it looks […]

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