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Might Recent Success With Shorter CBs Have Influenced Steelers’ Draft?

There is a certain impression about the Pittsburgh Steelers and their profile for what they seek in their cornerback, specifically as it refers to size. And it’s certainly far from unjustified, nor is there any lapse in logic in that profile. The Steelers typically look for a cornerback with size,…


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Steelers’ Holliman Is An Absolute Wild Card

Former Louisville safety, Gerod Holliman, isn’t your ordinary seventh round draft pick. He tied the single-season interceptions record with 14, a record that stood since for over 40 years. With that comes the accolades, like first team All-American, All-ACC and being a recipient of the Jim Thorpe award, awarded to the…


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Steelers Sign Draft Picks CB Doran Grant, LB Anthony Chickillo

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed two more of their 2015 draft picks Monday morning, according to a report. Signed were fourth round selection, cornerback Doran Grant and sixth round selection Anthony Chickillo and both players were signed to four-year contract as per the rules of the CBA. On Friday, sixth-round draft…


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Reviewing The Steelers Pick: Boston College WR Tyler Murphy Scouting Report

Former Boston College quarterback turned wide receiver, Tyler Murphy, was brought in for a pre-draft visit by the Pittsburgh Steelers prior to the 2015 NFL Draft. After all seven rounds were concluded, Murphy was not drafted and ultimately signed with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent. Today, we will be reviewing three…


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Key To Competition For Tajh Boyd Is Grasping The Mental Aspect

The Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in an interesting position when it comes to the near future regarding their quarterback depth chart. Of course, Ben Roethlisberger will be heading that list for at least another five seasons, one hopes, following the new contract that he signed this offseason, which will carrying…


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PFF Actually Likes Three Steelers Draft Picks, UDFAs

Pro Football Focus doesn’t always have the greatest reputation among football enthusiasts, for reasons that are certainly not always unjustified. The value of what they have to offer certainly varies, and their grading system is obviously subjective, although it could be no other way. One thing that their system values…


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Compensatory Compensation Free-Agency Deadline Is Tuesday

For several years in the NFL, June 1 was always the deadline for free-agency signings as it relates to how they are counted in the compensatory draft pick formula. That has now changed as the Competition Committee has now decided to move the date up several weeks. The new deadline…


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Steelers Offense Taking Next Step Is Up To The O-Line

The Pittsburgh Steelers have failed to add a new offensive lineman through the draft that has actually stuck over the course of the past three years, but they did use major resources to revamp their offensive line over the course of the three drafts prior. After largely neglecting the position…


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Steelers Rookie S Gerod Holliman Not Bothered By Criticism

Had Pittsburgh Steelers rookie safety Gerod Holliman showed last season that he could be a reliable tackler against the run, he might very well have heard his name called last weekend prior to the seventh-round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Even though the Louisville product did lead the nation last…


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Steelers Rookie DL L.T. Walton: “Technique Is Very Important Over Here”

On Friday, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie defensive lineman L.T. Walton became the first of the team’s eight draft picks to sign a contract and the 6-5, 319-pound sixth-round draft pick said Sunday that he’s glad to have that part of the process behind him now. “It’s a good feeling to get…


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Steelers Rookie LB Anthony Chickillo Was Willing To Skip Graduation For Minicamp

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie outside linebacker Anthony Chickillo missed the start of the weekend minicamp due to graduation ceremonies, but he revealed Sunday that the organization didn’t want him to miss walking with his classmates and receiving his diploma. “That just speaks about what Coach Tomlin and this organization is about,”…



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UDFA Dismukes Could Be Sneaky Pick-Up, Good Fit For Steelers Zone Scheme

When asked to draw up his favorite play by scouts at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Auburn offensive lineman, Reese Dismukes, didn’t as much as bat an eyelid. “Inside zone,” he told them, according to James Crepea of the Montgomery Adviser. “I like to run the ball.” If that doesn’t…


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Revamped Steelers Defensive Line Has Potential To Rival Smith, Hampton, Keisel

For a long time after the new millennium in 2000, the defensive line of the Pittsburgh Steelers was widely considered the barometer by which opposing defensive lines were measured. The foundation, or bedrock, in the middle, was none other than Casey Hampton, aptly nicknamed “Big Snack”, who’s listed weight of 325 pounds…


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Top Bench Presser Whimpey An Intriguing UDFA For Steelers

For those in attendance at the Utah State Pro Day, they were witnesses to what a chip on the shoulder of a man who goes 6-foot-5 and 295 pounds can do. Kevin Whimpey, the Aggies’ offensive lineman who was a three-year starter, had one goal going in, and that was shattering the…