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The Optimist’s Take: Ryan Shazier Has It Covered

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…




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Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Welcome back, Steelers’ Nation to another group chat. Know we’re hitting the lull of the offseason but fire away any questions you have. kdubs412: What type of punishment could the Ravens be facing for their Rookie OTA violation? Alex: Fine, loss of draft picks, and loss of future OTA practices are all…



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Former Steelers RB Dri Archer Fails To Report To Bills After Being Claimed

There’s a good chance that former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Dri Archer has decided to not peruse an NFL career moving forward as the former third-round draft pick out of Kent State was placed on the reserve/did not report list Wednesday by the Buffalo Bills after failing to report to…


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Steelers Add Scouting Assistant

This is the time of the offseason where each organization’s scouting departments are assessed. People are hired, fired, promoted elsewhere. The Pittsburgh Steelers have made their first move, a minor one, hiring Denzel Martin as a scouting assistant. Martin tweeted out the announcement three days ago and it was picked…


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Cameron Stingily Reportedly Dropped 25-30 Pounds

Last week, we speculated tryout-turned-signee Cameron Stingily might move to fullback. But this Steelers.com article seemed to dispute the notion, now sealed by David Johnson’s arrival. According to the article, Stingily has dropped 25-30 pounds, now sitting in the 225-230 range. He played so heavy last year, as he tells…


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Antonio Brown: It Would Be “An Honor” To Finish Career In Pittsburgh

If Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is lobbying hard to push the front office in the direction of working out a long-term extension this season, then he isn’t showing it in public, as his recent conversation with Jeremy Fowler of ESPN suggests. Having recently been eliminated from Dancing With…


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Film Room: David Johnson’s Fit In Pittsburgh

We’re not going to delve quite as deep with newly re-signed H-Back David Johnson as we have with all of the other free agents brought in by Pittsburgh. You remember Johnson and his game hasn’t changed very much. Blocking fullbacks are like glaciers. Slow, certainly not evolving, and melting away…


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Travis Feeney Knew Shoulder Injuries Would Drop His Draft Stock

It’s a reality most prospects prefer not to entertain. Not getting drafted as high as you think you deserve. That was the situation 6th round pick Travis Feeney found himself in. But at least he knew the reason for his fall. A checkered medical history and concern over the long-term…


BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 27, 2015: Wide receiver Chris Matthews #84 of the Baltimore Ravens fights for the ball with cornerback Ross Cockrell #31 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during a game on December 27, 2015 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore won 20-17. (Photo by: Nick Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Chris Matthews;Ross Cockrell

2016 Steelers Stock Watch – CB Ross Cockrell – Stock Even

With the 2016 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…


CLEVELAND, OH - JANUARY 3, 2016: Linebacker Anthony Chickillo #56 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates after a fumble recovery on a kickoff during a game against the Cleveland Browns on January 3, 2016 at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. Pittsburgh won 28-12. (Photo by Nick Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Anthony Chickillo

Anthony Chickillo Receives Impromptu Coaching From Kevin Greene

If you ever find yourself as a fringe outside linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers and a former Steelers outside linebacker recently inducted into the Hall of Fame starts talking to you, it’s probably wise to bend an ear in his direction and listen to what the man has to say,…


during the 2015 AFC Divisional Playoffs game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

NFL Believes Ravens Knew They Were Violating Practice Rule

If you come upon the title of an article that involves sports, politics, or many other venues within the spectrum of human experience, that contains the word “knew” following the subject of the article, it tends to be a bad thing. The Baltimore Ravens are already familiar with the way…


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The Pessimist’s Take: Cranking LB Up To 11

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…