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Goldman Could Be The Black And Gold’s Man In The First Round

If you were to ask 10 different Pittsburgh Steelers fans to name the position they believe the team will draft in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, 12 of them would probably tell you it will either be outside linebacker or cornerback. While those two positions are obvious…


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Steelers 2015 April Roster Lock Exercise

With less than a month to go until the 2015 NFL Draft, I thought that now would be the perfect time to play a game that revolves around roster locks for the upcoming season now that the bulk of signings and re-signings have occurred. Doing this exercise really helps us…


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Steelers 2015 Big Board Of Players They Should Not Draft

Curiosity is escalating as to which draft prospects will wear the black and gold for the Pittsburgh Steelers. While several players are considered and various factors come into play, it is important to know why some of them may be passed on in certain rounds even though they might be…


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Steelers 2015 Pre-Draft Movements: Defensive End

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with 12 players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency, and another three players who would be restricted free agents. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents in addition to tendering all three of their restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added…


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Third-Year Players Will Help Shape Course Of Steelers’ Season

It’s often said that it’s not your rookie class that will make the difference in your season, it’s the second- and third-year players who will shape the direction of your team. We also often hear that the Pittsburgh Steelers’ system takes a couple of seasons to learn, particularly on the…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 25

One of the bigger stories of the division yesterday was one perhaps that came outside of the division. FSU cornerback P.J. Williams, with whom multiple teams within the division have spoken recently at his university’s Pro Day, was arrested with a DUI. Williams was seen as a potential first-round pick,…


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Steelers CB Antwon Blake Signs Restricted Tender

Judging by a tweet that he sent out Friday afternoon, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Antwon Blake has apparently signed his one-year restricted tender. Blake is scheduled to earn $1.542 million in 2015 now that he has signed the contract and it also means that he is no longer a restricted free…


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Easter Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Good Friday to all of you and I hope all of you have had a great week ahead of the Easter weekend. The Pittsburgh Steelers actually made some wire news this week by signing a a few players and attending a few Pro Days. We expect a few pre…



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Making The Case For Marcus Peters At 22

He’s been hailed as the best cornerback prospect to come out since Patrick Peterson in 2011, and yet the debate rains on about Washington’s talented Marcus Peters. After the new coaching regime settled in, led by Chris Petersen, there surfaced reports of various disputes and altercations, even going as far…


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Report: Florida State CB P.J. Williams Arrested For DUI

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to draft a cornerback in the first few rounds of the 2015 NFL Draft and it appears as though one of the players they recently watched work out at his Pro Day has now run into some legal troubles. According to Ian Rapoport and Albert…


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Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 80 Big Board 7.0

Since the posting of the last Big Board, the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed outside linebacker James Harrison. The signing of Harrison was incredibly necessary as the Steelers were counting on returning Arthur Moats and the underwhelming Jarvis Jones to start with little depth behind them besides 2014 undrafted free agent…


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Kozora Chalk Talk Video: Antwon Blake Season in Review

Welcome back to another episode of Chalk Talk. From a reader request, we delve into reviewing Antwon Blake’s 2014 season, highlighting the best and worst we saw on tape. I make my final conclusion if he’s going to be an important piece defensively in the future. As always, tell me…


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Steelers Have Work To Do In Improving Run Defense

Over the course of the past four seasons, ever since their most recent appearance in the Super Bowl, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense has been on the decline, though it hasn’t always been represented in the base statistics. In 2014, for example, the Steelers actually finished with a top 10 rushing…


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Ryan Shazier Poised To Be Frontrunner For Starting Job

Earlier this offseason, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin basically said that the starting jobs across about half of the defense can be deemed as legitimately up for grabs in training camp and the preseason this year. This is, of course, not exactly the norm for a team who won…