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Cameron Jordan Extension Could Be Preview Of Cameron Heyward New Deal

The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms with defensive end Cameron Jordan on a five-year extension worth a maximum of $60 million on Tuesday and that deal could potentially wind up being a preview of what Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward will come close to receiving between now and…


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Steelers’ Run Defense Gave Up Too Many Big Plays, Produced Few In 2014

Last week, I wrote this article that had a surface level-analysis on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense’s ability to create splash plays. In the study, the Steelers ranked 25th in the league in tackles for loss. Discussing it on yesterday’s The Terrible Podcast, I wanted to review it and take it…


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100 Days Until Steelers Play Patriots In 2015 NFL Opener

The Pittsburgh Steelers are about to start their second week of OTA practices and now that the calendar has flipped over to June, it’s beginning to feel like the start of training camp is now right around the corner. In case you are wanting to start counting down the days…


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Steelers Practice Field Had A Penis Painted On It Prior To Super Bowl XLIII

According to Dave Eminian of the Peoria Journal Star, the practice field at the University of South Florida used by Pittsburgh Steelers ahead of Super Bowl XLIII needed some emergency work done on it by the groundskeepers thanks to vandals painting a large penis on it. “The Steelers were to…


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Practice Squad Has Produced Contributors For Steelers In Recent Past

The practice squad in the National Football League is also known as the scout team, and, indeed, that is its primary function. The 10—formerly eight—players that make up each team’s practice squad serve the purpose of helping the starters to prepare for and scout their upcoming opponents. This is largely…


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Remaining 2014 Draft Class Primed For Bigger Roles This Season

By the time September comes along, it’s very possible that four of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ nine draft picks from the 2014 NFL Draft will already be out of the league, or at least off the team. Those in the anti-Dri Archer camp would gladly argue that that number could be…


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OTAs A Bigger Deal In Today’s NFL

There was a time when Organized Team Activities really didn’t mean all that much. According to Bob Labriola, in fact, there was a time when it was a regular occurrence that head coaches wouldn’t even watch the entirety of the practices. Reflecting on Bill Cowher’s tenure as the Pittsburgh Steelers’…


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Steelers 2015 Post-Draft Roster Review: Specialists

With the 2015 NFL Draft and rookie minicamp now in the rearview mirror, the Pittsburgh Steelers 90-man offseason roster is getting pretty close to set, although there are always some late movements to balance out positional numbers or replace injured or underperforming players. Now that the rookie class in in-house…


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NFL 2015 Power Rankings: Steelers Ranked 8th Overall By Peter King

Longtime sportswriter Peter King decided to release his first set of power rankings for the upcoming 2015 season in his latest MMQB column and surprisingly he has the Baltimore Ravens listed as his top overall team. As for the Pittsburgh Steelers, King has them ranked 8th overall and one spot…


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Ben Roethlisberger: “Our Goal Is to Continue to Improve”

CBS in Pittsburgh’s Bob Pompeani sat down with Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for an exclusive, 15 minute interview, which we’ll link at the bottom. The interview ran the gamut from this upcoming season, league rules changes, past and present teammates, and life as a father. The Steelers’ offense may…


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Mid 2000s Colts And 2015 Steelers Share Similarities

As it stands, heading into the 2015 NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers are more often than not viewed as an offensive juggernaut, while the defense is viewed as somewhat of the weak link on a team that has Super Bowl aspirations. It brings to mind another team of the same…


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Dulac Doesn’t See Steelers Extending Beachum’s Contract This Offseason

While most people who follow the Pittsburgh Steelers closely expect defensive end Cameron Heyward and tackle Kelvin Beachum to both receive a contract extensions later this summer, there’s one beat writer who isn’t so sure that the latter is a slam-dunk to get a new deal prior to the start…



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AFC North Draft History Study: Linebackers

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…