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Dupree Fits The Steelers Mold Off The Field, Too

When playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers, there exists a certain criteria or culture that exists, as the franchise is often looked at as one of the classiest organizations, from top to bottom, in the entire league. A hilarious moment is brought to mind when I think of a prime example…



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Carnell Lake Explains Importance Of Having Versatile Safeties

A few weeks ago, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he’s not opposed to playing Mike Mitchell at strong safety moving forward and that one comment created quite a few discussions as it related to the future of veteran Troy Polamalu and the third-year Shamarko Thomas. This past weekend,…


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Steelers S Mike Mitchell Played With Two Torn Groins Last Season

Safety Mike Mitchell probably won’t want to remember his first season with the Pittsburgh Steelers as the former second-round draft pick certainly didn’t play well in 2014. After the season was over, Mitchell announced that he had played with an injured groin. During an interview over the weekend with David…


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Steelers Fess Up To The Myth Of The BPA Philosophy

Every year leading up to the draft and immediately following the draft, we hear an awful lot about the BPA philosophy, are Best Player Available, which is the draft strategy that the Pittsburgh Steelers and general manager Kevin Colbert proclaim to use as the best means of adding talent to…


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Reviewing The Steelers Pick: Auburn C Reese Dismukes Scouting Report

Continuing our post-draft evaluations, we’re diving into the Pittsburgh Steelers undrafted free agent pool. We’ll do full breakdowns of the players that have enough tape available. Kicking off our evaluations is Auburn center Reese Dismukes. #50 – Reese Dismukes/C Auburn: 6’2/6 296 The Good – Pound-for-pound strength who is able…


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Recent Drafts Show Pass Rushers No Longer A Bargain For Steelers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers made the conversion from an even defensive front to an odd one in the early 1980s, it naturally changed the face of their pass rush. Instead of generating pressure from the edges of the defensive line, the onus was now on the outside linebacker position chiefly…


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Rob Blanchfower Still Has A Place On The Steelers Roster

The Pittsburgh Steelers scoured the landscape for tight end prospects with some dedication this offseason as they begin to prepare for a future that includes the eventual necessity of replacing Heath Miller and Matt Spaeth, two mainstays of this offense for the better part of the past decade. Spaeth, of…


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Anthony Chickillo An Interesting Conversion Project Study

The NFL certainly has changed over the years. Or should I say, the players have changed. In the mid-1980s, Tony Chickillo was a defensive lineman, even playing nose tackle, for Bud Carson’s 3-4 defense with the New York Jets. He was 6’3” and played at 262 lbs. His son, new…


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AFC North 2015 Draft Class Recap: Cincinnati Bengals

In the National Football League, priority number one is making sure that you can win your division, because you play those three teams twice a year, making up over a third of your schedule, and there’s no better route to the postseason than winning more games than your rivals. While…



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Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey Changes Jersey Number From 85 To 88

In a few more days the Pittsburgh Steelers rookies will be issued their initial jersey numbers but ahead of that happening, one veteran players has decided that he wants a new number for the upcoming season. According to the Steelers official website, wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey has changed his jersey…


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Football Gamble Has Paid Off For New Steelers CB Senquez Golsen

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Mississippi cornerback Senquez Golsen Saturday night in the second-round of the 2015 NFL Draft and once that happened, it served as a final payoff for a gamble that the young defensive back took several years ago. Before he ever stepped on the University of Mississippi football…



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Lafayette’s Versatile Scheuerman Could Be UDFA Find For Steelers

As a former high school wrestling and football star, Lafayette’s Ross Scheuerman had to make a choice between the two. As a two-time county champion, he could’ve easily pursued wrestling at the next stage of his career, but he ultimately chose football, noting the ceiling on the gridiron was higher…