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Logjam At Linebacker Could Have Steelers Breaking With Numbers Convention

Last year, the Pittsburgh Steelers threw out a bit of a surprise when they elected to carry only three outside linebackers on their final 53-man roster, and only eight in total, with five being inside linebackers. The coaches have claimed that Terence Garvin has some inside-outside versatility, but he figures…


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Steelers Extension Candidates: Ramon Foster

For much of the offseason, it was assumed that, at some point before the start of the regular season, the Pittsburgh Steelers would award a couple of young players with lucrative contract extensions, as they did last summer with key pieces of their offensive line and one particularly maligned cornerback….



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James Harrison Entering 2015 With A Football Mindset

A year ago, James Harrison’s football future was hazy, Released by the Cincinnati Bengals after a failed season in a 4-3 scheme, the Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t seem to have much interest. By August, Harrison was in Pittsburgh. Not in pads but a suit, announcing his retirement as a Steeler. It…


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Three Steelers Players Help Raise Money For West Virginia Girl With Leukemia

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth, fullback Will Johnson and wide receiver C.J. Goodwin were all in Grafton, WV Saturday afternoon taking part in an event at Toothman Ford to raise money for McKenzie Flohr, a Taylor County girl who is fighting leukemia. Dealership owner J.R. Toothman reportedly spearheaded the…


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Rocky Bleier Shares Stories Of Life At Local High School

On Thursday, at my alma mater of Carlisle High School, former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rocky Bleier spoke to a crowd during the Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting, and he recollected tales of not only his playing days and being drafted by the Steelers but also being drafted into the U.S….


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Steelers Audio: Saturday 6/14 Interview With Michael Grau On Trib Live Radio

Saturday morning I had an interview with Michael Grau on Trib Live Radio and we discussed several topics concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers with the OTA sessions now behind us. We discussed what new defensive coordinator Keith Butler had to say last week about the defense, the new contract that defensive…


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Steelers All-22: Kelvin Beachum 2014 Sack Recap

As we have already done with Marcus Gilbert, we’re looking back at all the sacks allowed by Pittsburgh Steelers’ left tackle Kelvin Beachum. Our intent is to hone in on the plays that resulted in the biggest sin for an offensive lineman, giving up a sack. It’s not meant to…


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Mike Tomlin Wants DBs To Do More Than Just Catch The Ball

The Pittsburgh Steelers have done nothing to hide the fact that they have been actively pursuing ways to improve their ability to take the ball away on defense, which is something that they failed to do with great efficiency last year for about the fourth straight season. It’s become such…


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Todd Haley Looking For Offense To Pick Up Points Left On Field

If there’s one single, specific area of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense that has needed repair since time immemorial, it has been the team’s productivity in the red zone, where they have rarely been ranked in the top half of the league in terms of efficiency in converting trips inside the…


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Martavis Bryant’s Mental Growth More Crucial Than Physical

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant may have grown physically this offseason, bulking up to put on 10 pounds of muscle, but that will matter little in comparison to where he needs to grow the most, and where there have been positive reports, which is in his understanding of the…


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Steelers Extension Candidates: Steve McLendon

For much of the offseason, it was assumed that, at some point before the start of the regular season, the Pittsburgh Steelers would award a couple of young players with lucrative contract extensions, as they did last summer with key pieces of their offensive line and one particularly maligned cornerback….


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The One Year Anniversary of Chuck Noll’s Passing

It’s been 365 days since the NFL lost Chuck Noll. When you hear it, it stops you. Has it been a year already? The moment when it was announced football had lost a legend. An entire football community mourned but none felt more sorrow than Pittsburgh. Noll was a man…


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So Many Safeties But Only So Many Spots Available

As of late, both safety positions for the Pittsburgh Steelers have been given huge question marks. Ryan Clark and Troy Polamalu held down those spots until 2014, when Clark became a free agent and signed with the Washington Redskins. The Steelers then signed Mike Mitchell, who came off a productive…


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“Famous” Amos Zereoue Traded Touchdowns For Soccer Goals

After a seven-year NFL career, six of which he played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, former running back Amos Zereoue has went from scoring touchdowns with his legs to getting his kicks scoring goals on the soccer field. This is actually a sport that isn’t quite new to him, as soccer is Zereoue’s…