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Schefter Backlash Should Serve As Teaching Moment In Sports Journalism

Anybody who actively follows American sports no doubt is aware of the situation surrounding New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, as well as the subsequent reporting of the consequences of said situation, which has become as big of a story in its own right. Pierre-Paul, of course, suffered a…


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Season Of Change: The Wait Is Over For Shamarko Thomas

Over the course of the past couple of years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have undergone an uncommon amount of change, which could have been largely correlated with the fact that the team had finished 8-8 in consecutive seasons while failing to advance to the postseason. In deference to general manager Kevin…


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Schein Calls Arians-Steelers Feud One Of The Best In NFL

In his most recent edition of “The Schein Nine“, NFL analysts Adam Schein attempted to list the nine top feuds heading into the 2015 NFL season and he listed Bruce Arians vs. Pittsburgh Steelers as No. 6 overall. Schein writes: No matter how you spin it, Mike Tomlin and the Steelers let…


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Would The Steelers Red Zone Offense Benefit From More Play Action In 2015?

Even thought the Pittsburgh Steelers offense was highly productive last season, they suffered at times inside their opponents red zone and that’s one area they’ll look to improve in this upcoming season. After looking back at our charting from last season, I was a bit surprised to see that the…



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Steelers P Brad Wing Reminds Us That He Has Wheels

Out of nowhere Monday morning, Pittsburgh Steelers punter Brad Wing reminds us that he has a set of wheels as he retweeted a video replay of himself scampering 52 yards for an apparent touchdown in LSU’s 2011 game against Florida. To the crib! RT @LSU_Logo: 54 days pic.twitter.com/Wg2WW8ofIO — Brad…


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Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steeler’ Tight End

Another series, a collaborative one, to take you through the remaining weeks of the offseason. Jon Ledyard and I will pick a side in choosing the greatest Pittsburgh Steelers at each position. Tell us who is right and who won the debate – those don’t have to be the same…


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Video: Offensive Lineman Setting The Kickstand

In case you haven’t seen it this morning, former NFL offensive lineman LeCharles Bentley, who now owns and operates an academy for offensive linemen, posted a great video tutorial on his Instagram account along with a superb description. In the video, Bentley shows the proper technique that should be used…


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Steelers Release First Episode Of New Online Series ‘Forging Steel’

It’s likely going to be a long time before we ever see the Pittsburgh Steelers on “Hard Knocks”, but thanks to a new series being run on the team’s official website, you can get a glimpse of something similar to the popular HBO football series. The Steelers call their new…


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Blast From The Past: Noah Herron

New series to fill out the rest of the offseason. Which is mercifully close to being over. Inspired by a Jerame Tuman name-drop on a recent edition of The Terrible Podcast, and a “Forgettable Pirates” twitter account that I love, we’ll rattle off a few Pittsburgh Steelers that have fallen into…


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Steelers Rookie L.T. Walton Looks Up To Mentor Cameron Heyward

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie defensive end L.T. Walton isn’t guaranteed a roster spot this year even though he was one of the team’s eight draft picks, Regardless, the Central Michigan product has chosen himself the right mentor to help in his efforts. “Since I’ve been here I’ve been looking up to…


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Le’Veon Bell And The History Of 1000-Yard Receiving Running Backs

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ drafting of running back Le’Veon Bell in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft was cause for some cautious excitement at the time. There were some who questioned whether or not he was drafted too high, while others couldn’t help but wonder why Eddie Lacy wasn’t…


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Rebuilding A Champion: Heath Miller A Mainstay

The Pittsburgh Steelers spent much of the time between their last playoff victory and now replenishing their roster in preparation for their next chance to make a push for a championship. Last season showed signs that the team was on its way out of that transitional phase after posting a…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Battles Preview: Inside Linebacker

As the days continue to tick away before the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2015 training camp opens in Latrobe at the end of the month, we continue to preview some of the major storylines to look out for as the weeks progress. One of the more exciting aspects of training camp is…


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Season Of Change: Wide Receiver Carousel Continues

Over the course of the past couple of years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have undergone an uncommon amount of change, which could have been largely correlated with the fact that the team had finished 8-8 in consecutive seasons while failing to advance to the postseason. In deference to general manager Kevin…