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Cameron Heyward Contract Projection

Now that defensive ends Cameron Jordan and Corey Liuget have their new deals in place, we have a pretty good idea as to what the new contract that Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward will ultimately sign prior to the start of the 2015 season. When trying to predict what…


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CFL Experience Helped Shawn Lemon Prepare For NFL Opportunity

Earlier in the week, we talked about Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Shawn Lemon and his long odds to make the 53-man roster, now that the team has stocked up at the position. When he signed with the team in January, he was just one of three outside linebackers on the…


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The Pendulum Swings: Offense’s Turn Now To Help Make Defense Better

Once upon a time, we were told that the Pittsburgh Steelers offense, led by a younger Ben Roethlisberger, was fortunate to have the opportunity to sharpen itself against one of the best defensive units in the league during every practice. The reasoning was that if they could best their own…



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Steelers Extension Candidates: Kelvin Beachum

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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Post 2015 OTA Practices: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday once again to all of you and I hope your week went well and your weekend is even better. The Pittsburgh Steelers OTA practices are now over and next up is the mandatory minicamp which will be followed by roughly six weeks of nothing before training camp gets…


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Carnell Lake On Rebuilding Cortez Allen: ‘I Can’t Play For Him’

To say that the Pittsburgh Steelers need fifth-year cornerback Cortez Allen to bounce back in 2015 after a disappointing 2014 season would be an understatement. The team gave him a new five-year, $26 million contract before last season and now they need to start seeing a return on their investment….


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Steelers’ Rookies Could Push Cam Thomas Out The Door

It is no secret that 2014 free agent signee Cam Thomas struggled mightily last year with the Pittsburgh Steelers, eventually losing his starting job and considerable playing time as the season went on. What might be a surprise however, is that Thomas’ spot among the 53-man roster is far from…


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Homegrown Wild Looks To Show He Belongs With Steelers

Growing up, a lot of us had dreams and aspirations of playing in professional sports, as we idolized and grew to love the stars from our favorite teams. As the NBA Finals are under way, we see mega-star LeBron James jumping out of the gym, throwing down rim-rattling dunks and spinning the…


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Assessing The Steelers Free Agent Alternatives: Third-String Quarterback

So far in this series we’ve tackled the Pittsburgh Steelers running back position and offensive tackle position. Of course, the one position that may need better competition the most is at quarterback. It goes without saying that Ben Roethlisberger is locked in as the starter for years to come. Additionally,…


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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers OTA Wrapup, Backup Tight Ends, 3-4 Defense With Zach Davis & More

Season 5, Episode 121 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with Alex Kozora sitting in for David Todd again on this Friday, we open the show by recapping the Pittsburgh Steelers final week of OTA practices that concluded Thursday. We also look back at the entire OTA sessions and review the main themes that emerged over the course…


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Keith Butler’s Defense Will Bring Slightly New Philosophy

That is not exactly a sexy headline. But it shouldn’t surprise any level-headed fan in the least. Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive coordinator Keith Butler made his first public comments to the media since being hired as the heir to Dick LeBeau. Dave Bryan has the details of almost everything Butler said,…


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Senquez Golson Taking To William Gay’s Teaching

Earlier this offseason, there were a lot of questions raised about how the Pittsburgh Steelers would be able to replace the leadership that we saw walk out the door with the departures and releases of some stalwart veterans of the defense. Now, we find a unit whose average age of…


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Ike Taylor On Retirement, LeBeau, Polamalu

Two days time will mark exactly two months since the day Ike Taylor announced his retirement. Unlike some players who quietly fade back into society, Taylor has kept his presence known. Interning with the Pittsburgh Steelers, making appearances on NFL Network, and now, a classic interview with Sports Illustrated. Every…