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Bucky Brooks Predicts Return Of The Steelers’ Defense

Many fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers are filled with nervous excitement this offseason over the prospects of their favorite team returning to form this season to become a force to be reckoned with once again, something that they were perennially just a few years ago. With the additions of players…


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Steelers Thankful For A Quiet Holiday Weekend

The Indianapolis Colts learned yesterday that their owner, Jim Irsay would be charged with multiple misdemeanors following his arrest earlier this offseason. He himself said that he was fortunate not to be charged with a felony. Later in the day, the Denver Broncos director of player personnel, Matt Russell, received…


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Steelers Lineup Turnover 2014 – Left Outside Linebacker

When you look back just to the start of last season and project the starting lineup that the Pittsburgh Steelers can be expected to field when they resume play in September, you’ll see that they’ve undergone quite a bit of change. Certainly more than usual. With two exceptions—Heath Miller and…



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Report: Ravens RB Ray Rice Faces “Significant” Multi-Game Suspension

On Friday, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his wife, Janay Palmer, both met the media during a scheduled press conference for the first time since they were arrested following a February incident that took place in an elevator of an Atlantic City casino. During the awkward press conference…


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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers 2014 Draft With Alex Kozora Episode

Season 4, Episode 106 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with co-host David Todd still tied up dealing with some personal business, I am pleased to be joined for an hour by Alex Kozora, who has contributed on Steelers Depot for nearly a year now. Kozora, a communications major, did several pre draft breakdowns…


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Steelers Site Shares First Impressions Of Daniel McCullers

Neither of them were top picks, but perhaps the two players that most seemed, or seem, excited to get a glimpse at on the field are third-round pick Dri Archer and sixth-round pick Daniel McCullers. If you know who those guys are by now, you know that the interest in…


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Steelers Lineup Turnover 2014 – Free Safety

When you look back just to the start of last season and project the starting lineup that the Pittsburgh Steelers can be expected to field when they resume play in September, you’ll see that they’ve undergone quite a bit of change. Certainly more than usual. With two exceptions—Heath Miller and…


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Ryan Shazier Stood Out At Rookie Minicamp

The Pittsburgh Steelers held their rookie minicamp last week, which was the first chance for all to get a glimpse at the team’s new draft picks in uniform—albeit without pads, but at least with a helmet and going through drills. It’s an opportunity to get a feel for how they…


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Broncos Undrafted LB Shaquil Barrett Considered Signing With Steelers

Like many of you, I was hoping that the Pittsburgh Steelers would sign Colorado State outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett as undrafted free agent, but unfortunately that didn’t happen. Barrett wound up signing with the Denver Broncos, but in a recent interview, he did say that the Steelers were interested in…


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Mike Tomlin’s 2008 SVC Commencement Speech Named One Of The 300 Best Ever

When Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talks, people listen. Not only does he know how to communicate with his players, he’s also good at talking to college graduates. Make that very good. In a recent study done by NPR (National Public Radio) of commencement speeches going back to 1774,…


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Former Steelers LB Larry Foote Is In ‘Heaven’ With Cardinals

Blitzzona certainly doesn’t have the same ring to it as Blitzburgh does, but in the case of former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote, that’s exactly what he sees his new team, the Arizona Cardinals, as being. “I was watching these guys (Cardinals defense) last year and seeing they led the…


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Operator Of Eight Nevada Sports Books Has Steelers Favored In 10 Games

Just last week, the Las Vegas Hilton released their 2014 win total numbers for all 32 teams with the Pittsburgh Steelers being set at 8.5. On Thursday, Nevada oddsmaking firm, CG Technology, which operates eight Nevada sports books, released their 2014 regular season pro football lines for the first 16 weeks of…


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Football Outsiders Has The Steelers Winning AFC North In Early Projections

Now that the draft and bulk of free agency are both over, the analytic website Football Outsiders has now released their initial division projections for the 2014 season and they currently predict that the Pittsburgh Steelers will win the AFC North. Aaron Schatz wrote Thursday on ESPN.com how the site compiled…


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Steelers Film Room: Breakdown Of New LB Arthur Moats

By Alex Kozora Due to the NFL Draft, we took some time off from breaking down the players signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers during free agency. After exhausting nearly every angle of the draft, we’ll throw our focus back to that. If you missed it last time, my reports on Mike…