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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…




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Gerod Holliman Breakdown: Belk Bowl Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a free safety in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL draft that was not only an underclassman—a redshirt sophomore with two years of eligibility—not only a Jim Thorpe Award winner as the best defensive back in the country; but also the co-owner of the NCAA…


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Reviewing The Steelers Pick: Louisville WR Eli Rogers 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. We’ll take a break from the gluttony of offensive lineman we’ve profiled and look at Louisville receiver Eli Rogers. #6 – Eli Rogers/WR Louisville:…


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Steelers Placed Emphasis On Character, Leadership In Draft

While one of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin’s favorite themes of the 2015 NFL Draft was finding the players who have the tangible evidence in their credentials as prospects, one of the underlying themes of the event, and of the whole offseason, was leadership. The Steelers are in a…


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Ron Hughes Left His Imprint On Kevin Colbert, Steelers’ Philosophy

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered a significant departure recently after Ron Hughes, the team’s college scouting coordinator and draft consultant for the past 15 years, retired following his 34th NFL draft. But perhaps his more enduring legacy will be the role that he played in the professional life of the Steelers’…


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NFL Set Precedent For Punishment Earlier This Offseason

Yesterday, the Ted Wells report was finally delivered to the league office, which investigated the extent to which the New England Patriots were involved with and in knowledge of the deflation of footballs used by the team’s offense and quarterback Tom Brady. As it turns out, that certainly appears to…


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Steelers Turn To College OLBs As Price For Pass Rushers Rises

On Monday, I wrote about the Pittsburgh Steelers and the manner in which the value of the 3-4 scheme pass rusher has evolved over the course of the past decade or so. Whereas Pittsburgh was regularly able to find value from the third round and beyond with outside linebackers, this…


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Steelers Cam Thomas, Clifton Geathers Get New Jersey Numbers

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey isn’t the only veteran player that will have a new number this season as two more have now switched digits. According to the Steelers official website, everyone’s favorite defensive lineman, Cam Thomas, will now wear No. 93, which was worn previously by linebacker Jason…