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Shakim Phillips Standing Tall, Trying To Stand Out

College football players transfer often enough we’ve become numb to the concept. Everett Golson went from the BCS Championship game (remember those?) to transferring to Florida State just over two years later. Even transferring twice isn’t unheard of. But twice and go back to the school you originally committed to?…


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Steelers Minicamp: Slashers Tyler Murphy, Devin Gardner Trade Positions

For most of the Pittsburgh Steelers OTA practices, it appeared as though undrafted Tyler Murphy received most of his reps at the wide receiver position after playing quarterback last season at Boston College. However, now that minicamp had opened, Murphy, one of two slash-type players on the Steelers roster, is…


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Kevin Fogg Getting Himself Noticed In Crowded Backfield

Perhaps nothing has been given greater focus for the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason than the cornerback position and the team’s decision-making with respect to that spot on the roster, given the need for improvement there based on the results from recent seasons. In response to the need for improvement, the…



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Shamarko Thomas Preparing For Starting Role In Film Room

Shamarko Thomas got a respectable amount of playing time during the first half of his rookie season in 2013 as a slot defender until he suffered an ankle injury. The missed practice time and the solid play of veteran Will Allen kept him out of the lineup even when he…



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Steelers LB Vince Williams Takes Shot At Cleveland Following Cavaliers Loss

The last time a Cleveland professional sports team won a championship was in 1964 and now that the Cavaliers have lost in the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors, that streak is likely to extend on in to 2016. After the Warriors were crowned champions Tuesday night, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Vince Williams took…


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William Gay Shows Football IQ In Two Minute Drill

Part of practice is to work on individual fundamentals. But another section, especially when hitting is still outlawed, is dedicated to situational work. The Pittsburgh Steelers dedicated part of today’s first day of minicamp to their two minute drill. The defense prevailed as William Gay intercepted a Ben Roethlisberger on…


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Steelers Minicamp: DE Clifton Geathers Fights Offensive Line … Again

Are you ready for the summer rumbles? The Pittsburgh Steelers now have one minicamp practice in the books and if you’re scoring at home, it included one fight. According to Chris Bradford of the Beaver County Times, Tuesday’s main bout included defensive end Clifton Geathers taking on several members of…



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Pouncey Talks Training Camp, Advice to Linemen

The old saying is you’re your harshest critic. That rings true for Pittsburgh Steelers’ center Maurkice Pouncey who believes the offense still has work to do. “We look back on it and we look at the things we could have done a lot better. It could have been a lot…


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Steelers Have Referees Present For First Minicamp Practice

The Pittsburgh Steelers mandatory minicamp is now underway and it sounds like there will be a few zebras on the field for the team’s final three practices prior to training camp starting in July. According to Adam Crowley of Steelers Nation Radio, head coach Mike Tomlin has brought in a…


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Steelers Film Room: Arthur Moats Sack Review

The more I watch Arthur Moats play football, the less concerned I feel about the Pittsburgh Steelers 3-4 outside linebacker spots heading into the 2015 season. I know, Moats doesn’t possess the kind of athletic upside that rookie Bud Dupree brings to the table, nor does he boast the impressive resume…