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Pittsburgh Steelers Practice Squad: Live Blog

The last day of this live blog as we update you throughout the afternoon of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ transactions. At least one player has been added to the team’s practice squad. Wide receiver Jarrod West, according to his agent. Jarrod West to Steelers practice squad, per agent David Canter —…


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Preseason Charting Notes: Offense

On the heels of the Pittsburgh Steelers releasing much of their 75-man roster to attempt to reach the league mandated mark of 53 players, I decided to look back at the Steelers preseason offense from an analytical and personnel usage perspective. I’ll explain everything as clearly as I can while…


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Roethlisberger, Heyward, Gay, Golden Voted Steelers Captains For 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced their captains for the upcoming 2015 season and the choices aren’t overly surprising. The #Steelers announced the 2015 captains this morning: OFF – B. Roethlisberger; DEF – C. Heyward, W. Gay; ST – R. Golden. — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) September 6, 2015 Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger,…


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Report: Will Allen To Start In Place Of Shamarko Thomas Against Patriots

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas didn’t have a great preseason and because of that, it looks like the third-year Syracuse product has lost his starting job. According to the Washington Observer-Reporter, veteran safety Will Allen will start alongside Mike Mitchell Thursday night in the regular-season opener against the New England Patriots….


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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Panthers Breakdown

Game notes from the preseason finale between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Carolina Panthers. This will be an abridged version since some of these players aren’t even in Pittsburgh anymore. An eye towards the players here and the New England Patriots in Week One is more important. First Half – Kick…



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Will Johnson Could Help Bridge RB Gap Over First Two Weeks If Necessary

With the Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to release both Josh Harris and Jawon Chisholm, the team currently has only DeAngelo Williams and Dri Archer as running backs on the 53-man roster. It is notable, however, that they kept two players that they list as fullbacks in Will Johnson and, perhaps the…


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Ross Cockrell The Third CB Added By Steelers Before Season In Three Years

As it turns out, Ross Cockrell’s misfortune was the Pittsburgh Steelers’ gain. The second-year cornerback spent most of his training camp time with the Buffalo Bills nursing a knee injury. He was inactive for the team’s first three preseason games before his release on the 31st of last month in…



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Steelers With Options To Add Along The Offensive Line

It feels almost certain the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to be in the market for an interior offensive lineman. The team currently only has seven healthy offensive lineman, and it’s a scary thought to imagine Chris Hubbard – or Doug Legursky if he’s brought back – as the top immediate…




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Tomlin Has Yet To Decide On Steelers Return Game Division Of Labor

As the Pittsburgh Steelers now prepare for the 2015 regular-season opener against the New England Patriots, it appears on the surface as though wide receiver Antonio Brown will once again be the team’s primary punt returner. During his Saturday press conference, Mike Tomlin was asked if that will indeed be…


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Mike Tomlin Discusses New Steelers CB Ross Cockrell

On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they had signed cornerback Ross Cockrell to the roster and that’s probably not overly surprising being as they showed some interest in him prior to the 2014 NFL draft. During his Saturday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin talked a little about the…


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Tomlin Hints That More Roster Moves Could Be Forthcoming Prior To Patriots Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now finalized their initial 53 man roster for the 2015 season, but during his Saturday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin hinted that a more moves might be forthcoming prior to the team’s Thursday night regular season opener against the New England Patriots. “We’re going through…