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Past Few Days No Instant Indictment Of Draft Picks, Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision recently to waive two rookie draft picks fostered a great deal of discussion over the past few days that branched out through a variety of categories, some of it fair, some of it absolutely ludicrous. Much of it fell somewhere in between, which is where I…


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Keith Butler Shoots Straight On Eve Of Debut As Defensive Coordinator

Pittsburgh Steelers first-year defensive coordinator Keith Butler is no neophyte to the team, nor to the coaching ranks, but he knows that he has a big debut on his hands as he sets out to launch his new defense full of question marks against the defending Super Bowl champions, the…


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Steelers’ Barrett Jones A Solid OL Upgrade On Practice Squad

Lost amidst the uproar and ire over the Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to place a pair of rookie draft selections on waivers is the fact that the team managed to upgrade their offensive line depth on the practice squad, releasing Reese Dismukes in order to make room for Barrett Jones. Jones…



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Steelers Injury Report Week 1: Landry Jones Only Player Listed Monday

The first official injury report of the 2015 NFL season is now out ahead of Thursday night’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots and a total of six players are listed on it. For the Steelers, third string quarterback Landry Jones (concussion) is the only player…



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Doran Grant, Anthony Chickillo Clear Waivers

Because of the anger and angst created from the release of rookies Doran Grant and, we’d figure we’d update you on their status. Both players have reportedly cleared waivers. Steelers fourth-round pick Doran Grant has cleared waivers. Was cut by Steelers on Sunday. http://t.co/qcUbFmS4kp — Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) September 7,…


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Steelers Sign Barrett Jones to Practice Squad, Release Dismukes

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed center Barrett Jones to the teams practice squad today, PR man Burt Lauten announced on Twitter. They have released rookie Reese Dismukes in a corresponding move. Jones was a decorated four year starter at Alabama, starting at right guard, left tackle, and center. He received…


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Quick Hits: A Breakdown Of The New Practice Squad Additions

The Pittsburgh Steelers are moving players again this morning, releasing WR Jarrod West, TE Harold Spears, RB Dominique Brown, and G Antonio Johnson to make room for TE Xavier Grimble, OT Matt Feiler, RB Fitzgerald Toussiant, and WR Isaiah Burse. A quick look at the new additions, with more to come…


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Steelers DE Caushaud Lyons Scouting Report

One of the two new additions to the Pittsburgh Steelers roster is defensive end Caushaud Lyons. I must admit I knew little about the rookie UDFA initially. So we’ll treat him like a scouting report. There’s less tape to go off of, I watched all of his preseasons snaps but…


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Steelers Sign Four To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t quite done making moves yet, signing four players to the practice squad, head PR man Burt Lauten announced on Twitter. The team has signed offensive tackle Matt Feiler, wide recevier Isaiah Burse, running back Fitzgerald Toussaint, and tight end Xavier Grimble. Wide receiver Jarrod West, offensive…


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Lawrence Timmons Restructures Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to look for new ways to create cap space, restructuring linebacker Lawrence Timmons’ contract today. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, the team converted $6.63 million of his base salary into a signing bonus, creating $3.32 million in cap space. His new base salary is $870K, the…


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My Thoughts On The Steelers Busy Sunday

Sunday was a very eventful day for the Pittsburgh Steelers as it included the team waiving two additional draft picks in cornerback Doran Grant and linebacker Anthony Chickillo and both will now be exposed to the wire. I have now fully digested all of Sunday’s primary roster moves and read…


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Tomlin, Colbert Focusing On Winning In 2015 Above All Else

As of Saturday, six of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ eight-man draft class successfully landed on the 53-man roster, heralding the praise of a draft well done. The only player fully out of the organization was a seventh-round selection, with the eighth player landing on injured reserve, and thus still a part…


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Caushaud Lyons Fits Profile Of John Mitchell Pick On Paper

The Pittsburgh Steelers made several roster moves yesterday to tweak their 53-man roster and establish their initial 10-man practice squad, and many of those moves have certainly drawn a hefty amount of conversation—much of it angry. But unquestionably the least discussed move in that group was the acquisition via the…