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Steelers Tryout Players Only Need To Look Back To 2013 For Inspiration

The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie minicamp gets underway on Friday and that means the eight new draft picks and 12 undrafted free agents will join the 21 first-year players for some on-the-field instruction at some point over the course of the next three days. Additionally, those 41 players will be joined by…


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Respective Fates Of Jesse James, Maxx Williams Not Tied Together

The Pittsburgh Steelers used their fifth-round draft pick in order to draft the 20-year-old tight end Jesse James out of Penn State, whom the scouting department identified as one of the few in the class that can actually fill the role that the Steelers look for in their tight ends…


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Reviewing The Steelers Pick: Illinois State DE Bradon Prate Scouting Report

Continuing our post-draft evaluations, we’re diving into the Pittsburgh Steelers undrafted free agent pool. We’ll do full breakdowns of the players that have enough tape available. Today, we’re evaluating Illinois State defensive end Bradon Prate. #99 – Bradon Prate/DE Illinois State: 6/3 288 The Good – Decent height/weight for the…


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Steelers Film Room: Breaking Down Doran Grant’s 5 INTs From 2014

In the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, I’m sure everyone was hoping a certain cornerback would fall to the Pittsburgh Steelers. That was the exact case and Doran Grant from the Ohio State University was drafted. Grant was the captain of his team who won the National Championship….



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Steelers Underclassmen Have Potential To Grow Beyond Their Draft Stock

Although they are certainly not unique in this department, the Pittsburgh Steelers often seem to be an organization that prefers to draft underclassmen when possible, knowing that these are often players that would develop into talent drafted in higher rounds had they remained in school, instead letting them mature on…


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Scrutiny Of Gerod Holliman Stems Not From Draft Stock But From Potential

Pittsburgh Steelers seventh-round draft pick Gerod Holliman has certainly generated a level of attention that is disproportionate from that of the typical player selected with the 239th overall pick in a draft. Much of this focus has come from us, and myself in particular, which I fully acknowledge. But Holliman…


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Panthers, Not Ravens, Outmaneuvered Steelers On Draft Day

During the second day of the 2015 NFL Draft, one of the major storylines focused around a small pool of teams interested in trading up for the 33rd overall selection, the first pick in the second round of the draft. Among those teams named by reporters, whether accurately or not,…



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Roethlisberger Carries Key Members Of Offense Away For Weekend

It won’t be long until the Pittsburgh Steelers OTA sessions get underway and ahead of that, it looks like quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is getting several key members of the offense together for a little rest, relaxation and fun. Wide receiver Antonio Brown posted a picture Thursday that included him, Martavis…


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Kentucky Coach Says Dupree Probably Dropped 40% Of The Time

The fact that linebacker Bud Dupree was able to play on his feet quite a bit while at Kentucky was one of the several things that attracted the Pittsburgh Steelers to him. In fact, the Steelers first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft was asked to drop into coverage probably…



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Steelers Throwback Thursday: CB Mel Blount Gets Physical

The NFL Network is currently airing a replay of Super Bowl XIII in which the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 and it got me thinking back to the days when defensive backs were allowed to be physical with the wide receivers. Steelers Hall of Fame cornerback Mel Blount…


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LSU T La’el Collins Signs With Dallas Cowboys

Undrafted rookie free agent La’el Collins has signed a three year, fully guaranteed contract with the Dallas Cowboys, the team announced Thursday. Collins, who is arguably the most sought after rookie free agent in draft history, went undrafted amid speculation in his involvement in the murder of his ex-girlfriend. His…


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Pittsburgh Hydra? Steelers Helmet Gets Marvel Comic Treatment

I must admit that I’m a sucker when it comes to seeing graphic artists take a shot at redesigning the helmets of all 32 NFL teams and especially when they are theme related. Justin Kozisek of justkozy.com is the latest person that has attempted a themed helmet redesign and his…