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Shift At Defensive Coordinator Was More About Keith Butler Than Dick LeBeau

Back when it was first revealed that the Pittsburgh Steelers and longtime defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau would be amicably parting ways, I naturally assumed, as no doubt most of us did, that this meant it was Keith Butler’s time. To that end, I looked up the longtime linebackers coach’s contract…


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The Optimist’s Take – More Snaps For Lance Moore

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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NFL Sportsmanship Award Appropriately Named Art Rooney Award

Midway through the 2014 season, the NFL announced it’s brainchild of an annual award, with it’s main purpose to showcase those individual players who lead by example with their standout sportsmanship, both on and off the gridiron. There will be one player representing each of the 32 NFL franchises, and…


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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – TE Heath Miller

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 2014 Draft Class Review – WR Martavis Bryant

While it has been true for many years in recent times that the Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten little productivity on offense or defense out of their rookie players, that has been less of a truism in recent years, particularly, perhaps, over the last two seasons. While the Steelers have gotten…


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Questions Raised Over Conflict Of Interest For Steelers Head Of Security

Despite having been eliminated from the playoffs weeks ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers organization has been dragged back into focus leading up to the Super Bowl thanks to an ESPN report published earlier today raising concerns over a potential conflict of interest relating to Lieutenant Jack Kearney, a sheriff’s deputy in…


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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Michigan State CB Trae Waynes

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. Back looking at…


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Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 20 Big Board

With the Pittsburgh Steelers losing in the first round of the playoffs to their hated rivals the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh fans now have only the offseason to look forward to. Free agency is usually pretty limited in the Steel City. General Manager Kevin Colbert seemingly broke away from the usual…



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Patriots’ Latest Controversy Yet Another Deflating Moment For NFL

It’s generally not believed to be a good thing to be associated with a growing number of events that ultimately garner the ‘-gate’ suffix, no matter how many times you may reach the pinnacle of your profession. That is where the New England Patriots and head coach Bill Belichick currently…


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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – WR Markus Wheaton

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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Logic Of LeGarrette Blount Release Not Altered By Recent Success

Following Le’Veon Bell’s rookie season, the Pittsburgh Steelers determined that their hodgepodge of so-so ‘veteran’ running backs behind their prized young workhorse back was insufficient. They sought out a more pedigreed option in the 2014 offseason in terms of on-field performance, and believed that they had found a viable answer…


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Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – RB Dri Archer

While it has been true for many years in recent times that the Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten little productivity on offense or defense out of their rookie players, that has been less of a truism in recent years, particularly, perhaps, over the last two seasons. While the Steelers have gotten…