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2015 Steelers Mock Draft Version 2.0: Post Scouting Combine

With the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine now behind us and the start of free agency just a few weeks away, it is now time for my second 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft of the offseason, or as I like to call them, educated guesses to inspire good draft talk about players….


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2015 NFL Combine Wrap Up: Winners And Losers

Now that the 2015 NFL Combine is complete, let’s look back at all the positions and pick out the winners and losers from Indianapolis. Winners: Leonard Williams/DL USC – He showed why he’s the consensus best play in this year’s draft. Long, lean, and a violent punch, Williams made the…


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The Optimist’s Take – A Future For The Futures

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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Steelers 2015 Offseason Priorities – Replenishing OLB Depth

The 2014 season saw the Pittsburgh Steelers on the rise, finishing with an 11-5 record and a division title following two straight seasons of missing the playoffs with 8-8 records. They finished off the regular season with four straight victories, but suffered a disappointing Wildcard round loss against the Ravens…


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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – OL Wesley Johnson

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s…


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The Pessimist’s Take – Lawrence Timmons Rebounding In Coverage

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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Ike Taylor Believes Several Steelers Free Agents Could Land With Titans

Two weeks from today the free agent signing period will begin and among the group of Pittsburgh Steelers players who will be unrestricted free agents is 12-year veteran cornerback Ike Taylor. According to Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean, Taylor doubts the Steelers will re-sign him. “For one, I think they…


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Graphic Artists Take Shots At New Steelers Helmet Designs

Over the course of the last several days a few graphic design artists have offered up new versions of helmets for all 32 NFL teams to use and I must admit that several of them look a lot better than the ones some teams are currently using. Below are the…


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Several Potential Cuts Could Have Steelers’ Attention

Every year, the salary cap purge takes it’s toll prior to the start of free agency. The NFL is a “what have you done for me” league. It’s a business, and oftentimes, can be an emotional one, as fan favorites and beloved teammates are kicked to the curb, with the…



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2015 NFL Combine: Defensive Back Notes

Notes on the defensive backs from the final day of the 2015 NFL Combine. Defensive Backs – In general, the first group of DBs struggled to catch the ball, let alone high point and pluck it. They all did better in the gauntlet. – Like Alex Carter’s size. Big, strong…


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The Optimist’s Take – Lawrence Timmons Rebounding In Coverage

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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Should Ryan Shazier’s Toughness Be In Question?

When the Pittsburgh Steelers were up on the board in the first round of last year’s draft, they didn’t hesitate in selecting inside linebacker Ryan Shazier, whom they clearly projected as a day one starter early on. From his very first practice with the team, he assumed the starting role…


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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – G Chris Hubbard

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s…