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Chuck Noll Dead At 82

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…


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Steelers One Healthy Bunch Heading Into Mandatory Minicamp

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…


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Breakdown Of Contract Numbers For Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey

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…


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

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…


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

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…


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Maurkice Pouncey Extension Comes During Age Of Reason

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…


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Steelers Film Room: Running The Mesh

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…


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Steelers Ground Deficiencies Handicapping Play Action Pass

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…


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Four Maurkice Pouncey Contract Details Not Being Talked About Enough

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…


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

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…


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Steelers Rookie OL Wesley Johnson Showed Versatility During OTA Practices

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…


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

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…


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

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,…


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Report: Steelers Sign Rookie WR/RB Dri Archer

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…