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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 […]

Video: A Tribute To Chuck Noll

14 June 2014

WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh has a great video tribute to Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame head coach Chuck Noll up this morning and I wanted to make sure I passed it along. This is labeled as part one, so there obviously will be at least a part two.

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The Legacy Of Chuck Noll

14 June 2014

By Alex Kozora It was a chaotic overtime in the Stanley Cup Finals. Gregory Polanco was about to hit his first career home run, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to an extra-innings victory. Running the gamut of emotions. All that excitement came to a halt after the news of Chuck Noll’s death. The games didn’t matter […]

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Steelers Film Room: Curl Flat Versus Cover Three

14 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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Shamarko Thomas Hoping Better Understanding Of The Defense Leads To Bigger Role

14 June 2014

In a sense, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas can be said to be the forgotten man of the 2014 rookie draft class. Not that he’s a rookie, of course. The Steelers drafted him in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, but they traded away their 2014 third-round pick to get there. Unlike the […]

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Ryan Shazier Gives Steelers A Jump On What To Expect

14 June 2014

Even though he is essentially already in the starting lineup, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier seemed to leap into it this past week during the final block of voluntary organized practices. From reports, he used about every ounce of real estate afforded by his 42-inch vertical leaping ability to intercept a pass that […]

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Replacing A Championship Roster – The Cornerback Carousel

14 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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Links: Remembering Steelers Head Coach Chuck Noll

14 June 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame head coach Chuck Noll passed away Friday night at the age of 82. Here are some links to a few great videos and reads dedicated to Noll. Video: Remembering Chuck Noll Video: Legendary Coach Chuck Noll Dies At 82 Chuck Noll Through The Years The Lessons Of Chuck Noll Teacher, […]

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Chuck Noll Milestones

13 June 2014

Born: Jan. 5, 1932, in Cleveland, Ohio College: University of Dayton NFL playing career: Cleveland Browns (1953-59, drafted in the 20th round — 239th overall — in 1953) Assistant coach: L.A./San Diego Chargers (1960-65); Baltimore Colts (1966-68) Head coach: Pittsburgh Steelers (1969-91) Career record: 209-156-1 Super Bowl champions: 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979 Hall of Fame: […]

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Chuck Noll Dead At 82

13 June 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost a legend this evening as former head coach Chuck Noll has passed away at the age of 82. Noll was named head coach of the Steelers on January 27, 1969 and coached the team to four Super Bowl championships over the course of 23 seasons. Noll retired with a 209-156-1 record […]

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Steelers One Healthy Bunch Heading Into Mandatory Minicamp

13 June 2014

After three weeks of OTA practices, the Pittsburgh Steelers remain one healthy team. With the mandatory minicamp set to get underway next week, the Steelers should have very few players standing on the side watching. Starting linebacker Jason Worilds (calf) appears to be the lone significant player that could be held out of practice next […]

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Breakdown Of Contract Numbers For Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey

13 June 2014

Thanks to the contract numbers passed along by Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, we now know what all of the yearly cap charges will be for Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey, who signed a five-year extension on Thursday. As  previously noted, Pouncey’s 2014 cap charge in 2014 is $5,000,625 and that’s $263,375 less than […]

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Report: Steelers Have Multi-Year Offer On Table For LB Jason Worilds

13 June 2014

I thought that I posted about this on Thursday, but apparently the server gremlin ate the story. By the sound of things, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds won’t be the next player to have his contract extended. In fact, it’s looking more and more like the former second-round draft pick will play out the 2014 […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Makes ESPN’s Not Top 10 Plays

13 June 2014

If the Pittsburgh Pirates need a right-handed hitting shortstop that can take hits and extend plays, they need not look any further than Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger, who played shortstop back in high school, was able to get a few rips in Thursday prior to the Pirates game against the Chicago Cubs. Abbey […]

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Maurkice Pouncey Extension Comes During Age Of Reason

13 June 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey started 46 professional football games before the day he would turn 24 years old. He could have started over 60 games before his 25th birthday, which comes late next month, if not for an unfortunate mistake by his fellow interior lineman, which put an end to his fourth season just […]

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Steelers Film Room: Running The Mesh

13 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 Ground Deficiencies Handicapping Play Action Pass

13 June 2014

Even with one quarterback already in the Hall of Fame (two if you count the five years that Bobby Layne spent with the team at the end of his career) and another destined to wind up there when his playing career is over, nobody would argue the claim that the Pittsburgh Steelers were built on […]

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Four Maurkice Pouncey Contract Details Not Being Talked About Enough

13 June 2014

Now that the ink has dried on the five-year contract extension signed Thursday by Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey, here is four key facts related to the deal that many people aren’t discussing and taking into account. 1. 2014 Cap Hit Lowered – Thanks to the team rolling some of Pouncey’s old money into his […]

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Replacing A Championship Roster – How Much Is Left To Like About Ike?

13 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 OL Wesley Johnson Showed Versatility During OTA Practices

13 June 2014

Over the course of the last three weeks of OTA practices, we haven’t heard much about Pittsburgh Steelers rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson. On Thursday, however, Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest provided a nice little update on the Steelers fifth-round draft pick out of Vanderbilt. Wesley Johnson, the fifth-round pick from Vanderbilt, is on the […]

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A Look Back At The Injury History Of Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey

12 June 2014

You knew as soon as Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey was signed to a contract extension that there would be people wanting to throw the injury prone tag out as a reason why the team shouldn’t have locked him up. It is true that during his first four seasons in the league that Pouncey has […]

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Dri Archer Compared To RB Jamaal Charles As He Begins Work At WR

12 June 2014

According to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Dri Archer began working with the wide receiver group today during the final OTA session before mandatory minicamp. Wexell also notes that Archer told him he will be attending both running back and wide receiver meetings going forward. This, of course, coming as the […]

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Report: Steelers Sign Rookie WR/RB Dri Archer

12 June 2014

According to Field Yates of ESPN.com. the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed third-round draft pick Dri Archer. Archer’s four-year deal is expected to total out at around $2.748 million and include a $506,016 signing bonus. Archer is the Steelers eighth draft pick to sign and that leaves defensive end Stephon Tuitt as the only member of […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Maurkice Pouncey Contract Extension, Week 3 OTAs & More Episode

12 June 2014

Season 4, Episode 110 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with co-host David Todd still not back settled, Alex Kozora joins me once again to talk about all of the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers. In this episode, Alex and I talk about the recent five-year contract extension given to center Maurkice Pouncey on Thursday. We break down the […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Very Emotional During Press Conference

12 June 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey spoke to the media on Thursday after signing his five-year contract extension and below are a few of his comments. At one point during the press conference, Pouncey became very emotional and nearly broke down crying. Opening statement: I’d like to start it off first off thank Art and Mr. […]

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2014 Season Of Hard Knocks To Feature Falcons

12 June 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin no longer has to worry about the HBO cameras hovering around training camp this year as the Atlanta Falcons have been chosen to be the subject matter of “Hard Knocks” in 2014. Thanks to back-to-back 8-8 seasons and them failing to make the playoffs for two consecutive seasons, the […]

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With Pouncey Now Extended, Steelers Can Turn Their Attention To Allen, Roethlisberger

12 June 2014

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have locked up center Maurkice Pouncey with a five-year contract extension, they can now turn their attention to a few other players that they might want to extend prior to the start of the 2014 season. For starters, as far as salary cap space goes, if the early numbers associated […]

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