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Steelers Sign 3rd Round Draft Pick Sammie Coates

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now signed seven of their eight draft picks as third-round selection, wide receiver Sammie Coates, has now come to terms on his four-year rookie deal. We have signed our 3rd rd. draft pick, WR @sammiecoates11, to a four-year deal. We’ve now signed 7 of 8 draft…


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Bud Dupree’s Contract Figures Announced

Though the new CBA makes rookie contracts nearly inflexible and easier to predict, the official overall contract details on Pittsburgh Steelers’ first round selection Bud Dupree are in. According to Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun, Dupree’s contract is worth $9.22 million. $8.632 million is guaranteed, including a $4.967 million signing…



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TE James Could Be Next Late Round “Receiver” Find For Colbert

The allure and excitement of participating in an NFL camp as a rookie is obviously a dream come true for all the players involved. This seems to ring especially true for a couple players in this year’s crop of incoming Steelers. Undrafted free agent B.J. Finney is a lifelong Pittsburgh…



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C.J. Goodwin Could Be Steelers’ Biggest Sleeper

He may be the most mysterious player on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster. A player who bounced around two Division Two schools. One who had just eleven catches his senior year. One reception in training camp, limited by a shoulder injury. Whose claim onto the roster was in part, due to…


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Steelers DL Coach Mitchell A Selfless Man, Just Like His Players

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell can be looked at as a mad scientist of sorts, trying to mold massive pieces of clay into a monstrous Frankenstein type of wrecking machine for the team’s 3-4 defense. Whether it be turning a first-rounder like defensive end Cameron Heyward into one of the best in…


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Where Are They Now? Deshea Townsend

Aside from an Ike Taylor interception every once in a blue moon, it seems like the last time a reliable player donned the black and gold at the cornerback position, it was none other than Deshea Townsend. A four-year starter for the Alabama Crimson tide from 1994 through the 1997 season, he now…


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Reviewing The Steelers Pick: Georgia NT Mike Thornton Scouting Report

Continuing our Pittsburgh Steelers post-draft evaluations, we’re diving into the undrafted free agent pool. We’ll do full breakdowns of the players that have enough tape available. Today, we’re breaking down the other tryout player who earned himself a contract in rookie minicamp. Georgia nose tackle Mike Thornton. This is likely…



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Deflectgate: Patriots Defense Seeks To Redirect Focus, Reassign Blame

The New England Patriots yesterday furthered their assault on the league’s integrity, initiating a ‘shock and awe’ information dump bundled into a website dubbed The Wells Report in Context, referencing the findings of Ted Wells, the investigator hired by the NFL to look into the Deflategate allegations. As it turns…


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Patriots’ Explanation Of Comical Texts Proves Equally Laughable

While the New England Patriots’ response to the NFL’s investigation into and discipline of the team’s actions in Deflategate has consistently been equally defiant and absurd, one aspect of the recently published website, The Wells Report in Context, adds yet another shade to the bouquet of adjectives fit to describe…


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Team Suspensions Of Deflategate Accused In Conflict With Patriot’s Defense

In the wake of the New England Patriots’ persistent stream of defiance in the face of the NFL’s disciplinary decisions regarding the organization’s culpability in the events referred to as ‘Deflategate’, there is one strikingly interesting fact that is not getting as much attention as it should. In spite of…



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A Closer Look At New Steelers DC Keith Butler

This past offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers waved goodbye to a longtime fixture of the ball club’s defense in coordinator Dick LeBeau. The “father” of the zone-blitz, his intricate defensive schemes kept offensive coordinators up at night each and every fall, and now his duties have been turned over to longtime…