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Kozora Chalk Talk Video: NFL Draft Edge Rushers And CBs

In this week’s edition of Chalk Talk, we’ll go back to the draft with me giving some thoughts on players the other writers on the site have already written about. We’ll look at three prominent edge rushers: Clemson’s Vic Beasley, Florida’s Dante Fowler Jr., and Virginia’s Eli Harold. We’ll also…


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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Oregon T Jake Fisher

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done all offseason, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Today, we’re evaluating Oregon offensive…


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Steelers Throw Down Gauntlet For Jarvis Jones To Decide Fate

With the manner in which the Pittsburgh Steelers have handled their outside linebacker position during this offseason, they have, whether unintentionally or otherwise, turned the 2015 season into a pivotal one in terms of the future of Jarvis Jones, their former first-round draft pick from 2013. The Steelers had early…



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Competition Committee To Consider Mike Tomlin’s PAT Proposal

Over the course of the past few seasons, the NFL has seemingly taken an increased interest in what is arguably the most boring play in football: the point after attempt following a touchdown. It is, of course, for the very reason that the play is seen as such a waste…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 16

Yesterday saw the league’s annual Owners Meetings draw to a close, which means that all of the team owners, presidents, general managers, and head coaches who were in attendance began trickling back to their home bases last night. Consequently, that means that they will be getting back to their regular…


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2015 Season Looms Large For OLB Jarvis Jones

Back in the 2013 NFL Draft, Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones was pegged as a can’t-miss defender, leading the nation in sacks with 14.5 in 2012. His less than spectacular pro day, where he ran a 4.9 in the 40, caused his first round freefall into the laps of the Pittsburgh…


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2015 NFL Free Agent Transaction Tracker: Roster Cuts & Signings

In an effort to help keep you advised of all the roster cuts, signings and transactions around the NFL, we will track them for you in one post that we will update on a daily basis throughout the offseason. While several players such as Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams…


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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Nebraska WR Kenny Bell

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done all offseason; these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Wide receiver is not…


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Report: Steelers Shaun Sarrett Present At Duke Pro Day To See G Laken Tomlinson

The Duke Pro Day is taking place on Wednesday and according to Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer, Pittsburgh Steelers offensive assistant Shaun Sarrett is present for the event and likely there to check out guard Laken Tomlinson. @Steelersdepot steelers asst O line coach here checking out G Laken Tomlinson…


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NFL Changes Steelers 2015 Compensatory Draft Pick From 7th To A 6th

The Pittsburgh Steelers were informed on Wednesday that they will receive a sixth-round compensatory selection in the 2015 NFL Draft instead of the one in the seventh-round that was previously announced on Monday. Apparently there was some sort of miscommunication when it came to the awarding of the compensatory picks…



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Steelers’ “Goods” On Offense Could Translate Into Greatness

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did not hold back yesterday when he set the bar for his team’s offensive production headed into the 2015 season, essentially saying that the sky is the limit. “My expectation is they’re capable of being the very best because we have the goods”, he…


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Report: Steelers To Bring North Dakota State OLB/DE Kyle Emanuel In For Pre Draft Visit

North Dakota State outside linebacker/defensive end Kyle Emanuel reportedly has a pre draft visit scheduled with the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to Bo Marchionte of FootballInsiders.com. Emanuel was a Capital One Academic All-America first team and unanimous FCS All-America first team selection last season after registering 97 total tackles. The Buck Buchanan…