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Lack Of New Faces Should Mean More Consistency On Steelers Defense

They say that you can estimate a loss or two per season for every rookie that you have in your starting lineup. Last season, the Pittsburgh Steelers fielded a defense that contained one rookie starter at the beginning of the year, but the lineup also featured two other players who…


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Steelers 2015 Missing Pieces: Lance Moore

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into OTAs, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players that are no longer with the team,…


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Howard Jones Looking To Edge His Way Onto Roster

Perhaps no position on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster has received more attention than their linebacking corps, both for their depth at inside ‘backer and the fierce competition that should ensue for the starting spots on the outside. Jarvis Jones, James Harrison, Arthur Moats and even rookie Bud Dupree are considered…


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Harrison Takes Pride In His Body Of Work And Work On His Body

When breaking down the playing career of Pittsburgh Steelers former DPOY James Harrison, there have been many bone-rattling hits, from his suplex-style sack of Titans quarterback Vince Young, to nearly decapitating Browns receiver Mohamed Massaquoi to his lassoing of a Browns fan who decided it’d be a good idea to…


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Martavis Bryant: “I Have More Confidence”

We just wrote about how Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Martavis Bryant has grown physically, adding ten pounds during the offseason. But according to him, he’s also growing mentally. “I am more prepared,” the second-year receiver told Drew Karpen of the Associated Press. “I have more confidence. I just trained and…



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Bovada Sets Steelers Over/Under Win Total At 8.5 For 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers face a very tough schedule in 2015 and the oddsmakers and betting public have both certainly taken notice. Bovada.lv has now released their NFL win totals for the 2015 season and they have the Steelers set at 8.5 wins. The over is set at -120, while the…


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Would $11.54 Million In New Money Over Next 3 Years Appease Antonio Brown?

While Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is unlikely to get his contract reworked this offseason, former Washington Redskins salary cap analyst J.I. Halsell has come up with a restructure/extension plan that would result in the league’s leading receiver in both catches and yardage from last year averaging $11.5 per…


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Ramon Foster Talks OTA Skirmish, Continuity On Offense

During last week’s OTAs, Ramon Foster skirmished with linebacker Shayon Green. Last Friday, Foster filled in on “The Fan Morning Show” with Colin Dunlap and Jim Colony and expanded on what preempted the incident. His account of the fight began with Foster’s opinion of what OTAs are for. “…young guys…


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Steelers Cancel Monday’s On-field OTA Practice

The Pittsburgh Steelers third week of OTA practices get underway this week and it looks like there will be only three on-field practices as the team has apparently cancelled the one they had scheduled for Monday, according to Chris Bradford of the Beaver County Times. The team might be headed…


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Steelers All-22: Sail Concept vs Cover 3

We’re kicking off this Monday with some more Pittsburgh Steelers’ film study. A staple of the old Air Raid offense is the Sail concept, a combination of a nine, corner, and flat route. Essentially, a levels concept to one side of the field, making it an easier read for the…


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League Tested Steelers RB Josh Harris For Steroids Twice In Last 90 Days

Prior to the start of the 2014 season, the NFL and its union announced agreement on “improvements” to the policy on performance-enhancing drugs that included testing for human growth hormone, which officially began this past October. As part of that agreement, 5 players on 8 teams were to be tested…


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Dallas Cowboys First Team In NFL To Adopt Virtual Reality Training

Earlier this offseason, a few months back, I wrote an article about the potential usefulness of virtual reality training tools, and the hypothetical interest that might exist among NFL teams for such a tool, although at the time it did not seem as though the idea was immediately heading anywhere….


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2013 Steelers Tell Typical Tale Of Life On Practice Squad

Earlier this month, I took a look at the practice squad and how the Pittsburgh Steelers have in recent history been able to pluck a contributor here and there from the unit, some more significantly so than others, including current and previous starters. But I also talked about the fact…