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2014 Steelers : The Terrible Training Camp Preview

The wait is almost over as the Pittsburgh Steelers will report to Latrobe for the start of their 2014 training camp on Friday and they’ll hit the fields on Saturday to conduct their first practice. To ring in the start of training camp, Steelers Depot will now bring you 24-plus straight hours of content starting […]

Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones – Technique Versus Talent

By Alex Kozora A few weeks ago, we took a purely statistical approach to evaluating Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones as he enters his second season. Obviously, numbers alone don’t tell the story. Tape is more important than historical data as data doesn’t hold a tangible effect on him. That’s what we’ll accomplish today. If […]

48 Plays That Shaped The Steelers 2013 Season: Week 16 Versus Packers

By Alex Kozora Before turning out attention to the start of training camp, we’ll revisit 2013 one more time. This is a brand new series that will be recapping each game by highlighting three plays that shaped the final score – and the 2013 season – of the Pittsburgh Steelers. There are roughly a million candidates […]

The Terrible Podcast – Talking John Mitchell Comments, Steelers Defensive Line & More Episode

19 June 2014

Season 4, Episode 112 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with co-host David Todd still out of action, Alex Kozora and I open the show by talking about the final day of the Pittsburgh Steelers mandatory minicamp and how great it appears the offseason practices have gone. Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell recently had quite a few quotes that […]

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Steelers Close Out 2014 Mandatory Minicamp With Two Practices

19 June 2014

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

19 June 2014

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 Moving Will Johnson Around With Eye Toward No Huddle

19 June 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers former undrafted free agent Will Johnson found it difficult to break into the league. When he went undrafted in 2011, the league was in a lockout, and that made it far more difficult for him to catch on with a team. He got a chance to work out at his former university’s Pro […]

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Steve McLendon Working To Be A 60-Minute Player

19 June 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon has taken his fair share of criticism over the past season from fans of the organization who don’t believe that he has the size or strength to fulfill the traditional roles of the position. And that was fine by him. In truth, there’s no bigger critic of McLendon than […]

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John Mitchell Sees Similarities To Defensive Line Of The 00s

19 June 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell has, over the years, helped to put himself in the position of not being dependent upon youth and inexperience when it comes to cobbling together a starting lineup. The veteran position coach—who is also an assistant head coach—has been in Pittsburgh since 1994, and for the vast majority […]

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John Madden Recalls Chuck Noll Wanting Him To Be His Defensive Coordinator

19 June 2014

In 1969, the Pittsburgh Steelers hired Chuck Noll to be their head coach. That same year, John Madden was named the head coach of the Oakland Raiders. During a Wednesday interview with Chris Russo on Mad Dog Unleashed, Madden talked about how Noll wanted to hire him to be his defensive coordinator in Pittsburgh prior […]

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

18 June 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

18 June 2014

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

18 June 2014

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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2014 Top 100 Ranking Of Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger To Be Revealed Tonight

18 June 2014

Are you looking for something to waste your time on Wednesday night? If so, tune in to the NFL Network as they will be revealing where Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger ranks during their NFL Top 100 Players of 2014 episode. The only thing that we know right now is that Roethlisberger will rank somewhere […]

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

18 June 2014

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

18 June 2014

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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ESPN Insider Believes Steelers Will Win AFC North In 2014

18 June 2014

It’s still only June, but KC Joyner of ESPN.com believes the Pittsburgh Steelers will win the AFC North division after back-to-back 8-8 seasons. In his Wednesday Insider post, Joyner listed six reasons as to why he believes the Steelers will return to the top of the AFC North and we will have a look at each […]

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Steelers Chuck Noll On This Week’s Sports Illustrated Cover

18 June 2014

If you are into collecting commemorative magazines related to the Pittsburgh Steelers, you’re probably going to want to head to your local book store to pick up this week’s copy of Sports Illustrated. After his passing Friday at the age of 82, former Steelers head coach Chuck Noll is being featured on one of the […]

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Steelers Sign Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt

18 June 2014

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 Film Room: Reading Hats On The Goalline

18 June 2014

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what happened, but why it happened. […]

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Steelers Sign RB Jordan Hall, Waive CB Deion Belue

18 June 2014

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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Joey Porter Happy To Be “Back Home” In Pittsburgh

18 June 2014

Former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Joey Porter is finally “back home”, as he put it, and while everybody appears to be happy about it, nobody can match his own enthusiasm for his latest employment opportunity. But yesterday was the first time he could talk about how happy he is to be back, because the Steelers […]

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Lawrence Timmons Ready To Emerge As A Leader

18 June 2014

For the first time in his career, Lawrence Timmons finds himself standing in a meeting room representing the old guard, the sage veteran whom others look up to for advice, as the most tenured member of the Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers. Throughout his first seven seasons, there have always been veterans from which to learn, starting […]

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Replacing A Championship Roster – Bearing The Weight Of Worilds

18 June 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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

18 June 2014

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

18 June 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

17 June 2014

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

17 June 2014

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

17 June 2014

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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