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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – TE Michael Palmer

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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2015 NFL Combine: Offensive Lineman And Tight End Notes

A recap from what I observed from the offensive lineman and tight ends during day one at the 2015 NFL Combine Offensive Tackle – TJ Clemmings is a lean 305 pounds but vine-like arms, at 35 1/8. Plus athlete. – LSU OT La’el Collins is *only* 305 but I love…


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Steelers Met With Arkansas DE/OLB Trey Flowers At Combine

The Pittsburgh Steelers are allowed to formally meet with 60 players for 15 minutes each this week at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine and while we’ll never know that entire list of draft hopefuls, we should know who about half of them were by the end of the weekend. One…


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The Optimist’s Take – Arrow Pointing Up For Dri Archer

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 2014 Player Exit Meetings – TE Matt Spaeth

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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Steelers 2015 Offseason Priorities – Putting Pressure On The Pass Rush

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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The Pessimist’s Take – Drafting A Left Tackle

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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2015 NFL Scouting Combine: Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you. Today we were able to observe the offensive linemen and tight ends running around at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine and that means the 2015 NFL Draft is now just a little more than two months away. In honor of the combine getting underway,…


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Steelers Met With Oklahoma TE Blake Bell At NFL Combine

Oklahoma tight end Blake Bell had a nice showing Friday at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine as the former quarterback ran an unofficial 4.80 40 time to go along with a 4.32 short-shuttle time. Bell’s bench and vertical numbers certainly weren’t eye-popping and that confirms that he needs to develop…



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Steelers, LB Vince Williams Could Take RB Brother Karlos Under Their Wing

There was Tiki Barber and Ronde Barber. There’s now Eli Manning and Peyton Manning, and Devin McCourty and Jason McCourty. Pairs of NFL brothers aren’t something new to the league. Even a few short years ago, in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Steelers reportedly had some major designs of reuniting…


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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Virginia DE/OLB Eli Harold

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past; these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. With a huge…


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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Oklahoma TE Blake Bell

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Being as the…


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NFL Combine Positional Breakdown: What To Watch For

If you’re reading this, the 2015 NFL Combine is probably already underway and as I noted in my Chalk Talk for the week, while the event does have value, it has to be viewed in the correct scope. What is and isn’t worth watching during what has become such a…