AFC North

AFC North News Watch: Day 14

With most of the NFL’s key personnel congregated now at the league’s annual meetings, there has perhaps not been quite as much action in terms of free agent movements, but we have been able to use this opportunity to get a lot of meaningful dialog out of said personnel, including…


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History Of Steelers Compensatory Draft Picks

The Pittsburgh Steelers were awarded a seventh-round compensatory pick in the 2015 NFL Draft on Monday and that makes the 30th such selection the franchise has been given dating back to 1995. Now is the perfect time to look at the Steelers history when it comes to compensatory draft picks and…


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Steelers Awarded One 7th Round Compensatory Pick For The 2015 NFL Draft

The 2015 compensatory draft picks have now been announced and the Pittsburgh Steelers have been awarded one extra seventh round selection (252nd overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft. Last offseason the Steelers lost unrestricted free agents wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, defensive end Ziggy Hood, wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery, defensive end Al Woods, safety Ryan Clark, fullback David…


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Report: Mike Tomlin Not Opposed To Moving Mike Mitchell To Strong Safety

While Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin refused to answer any questions Monday about the future of veteran safety Troy Polamalu at the annual owner’s meetings in Arizona, he evidently did reveal that he’s not opposed to making at least one change in the secondary in 2015. According to Mark…




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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Fresno State WR Josh Harper

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. Another receiver. Fresno State’s…


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James Harrison Was Hired For His Disposition

Former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Greg Lloyd gregarious, gentlemanly pass rusher the team has had throughout its history. He was known for wearing a t-shirt that read “I Wasn’t Hired For My Disposition”. And yet, ironically, it was that surly, nasty on-field disposition that did get him hired, in a…


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Kevin Colbert Thinks DeAngelo Williams Will Benefit Le’Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert wasn’t kidding when he said that the team approached free agency just looking to ‘hold serve’. While they lost only one free agent, they also only signed one from the outside, they also re-signed four of their own players, and they may yet re-sign…


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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Texas State CB Craig Mager

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Live we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. An unheralded corner…


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James Harrison’s Role To Be Determined Through Offseason

Just a day after contemplating his future on social media, James Harrison agreed yesterday to terms on a two-year, $2.75 million contract to remain with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The deal includes a $500,000 signing bonus, which is an insignificant amount in terms of dead money in the likely event that…


AFC North

AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 13

Sunday was actually a fairly busy day around the NFL, and in the AFC North, because it marked the beginning of the league’s annual meetings, which means that we got the chance to hear from many important people throughout the league who can actually speak to matters pertaining to their…


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Kevin Colbert Says Jason Worilds Wasn’t In Steelers 2015 Plans

During the first few hours of the new league year, when it appeared as though Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent linebacker Jason Worilds wasn’t receiving much attention, I wondered if the organization probably knew that ahead of time and thus had their sights on re-signing the former second-round draft pick…


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Kevin Colbert Says OLB, CB Starting Spots Are Up For Grabs

Though the big news of the day came back at the South Side when the Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to terms on a new two-year, $2.75 million contract to retain outside linebacker James Harrison, general manager Kevin Colbert was attending the NFL’s annual league meetings, and he passed along a lot…


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Bell Looks To Improve On All-Pro ’14 Season

Last year, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell put on a clinic, both on the ground and through the air to the tune of 2,215 yards from scrimmage, passing Barry Foster’s club record 2,034 set in 1992. He was to the offense what the engine is to a Lamborghini, carrying…