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The Optimist’s Take – Bringing Back The Wood

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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Competition Committee Considering Tweaks To NFL Rosters

The NFL’s regulation on team rosters seems largely arbitrary, and often antiquated. The inactive list, for example, is a carryover from a time when roster sizes were smaller, and the inability for one team to field a competitive group of players due to injuries was a genuine concern. In order…


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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – OLB Arthur Moats

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s…


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The Pessimist’s Take – Returns For Investment

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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Report: Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Could Be Suspended Up To Four Games

At some point during the offseason, we’re expecting to hear that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell will be suspended for the first two games of the 2015 season after being charged with a DUI and possession of marijuana last August. Now, according to a Sunday evening report by Mike…


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Report: Jets Not Expected To Re-sign G Willie Colon

In a little over a week, New York Jets guard Willie Colon will be an unrestricted free agent and according to Kristian Dyer of Metro Sports, the team has no plans to re-sign the 31 year-old Hofsta product. “There’s a push to go younger along the offensive line,” a source…


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Steelers T Kelvin Beachum Already Busy Training Out In Arizona

Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Kelvin Beachum has already started his offseason training program and that includes working out at in Arizona at LeCharles Bentley O-Line Performance. A few days ago, Beachum posted a short video on his Instagram account showing him working on his pass protection footwork. Beachum, who was drafted…


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Raiders Expected To Release LaMarr Woodley Soon

As expected, the Oakland Raiders will be parting ways with defensive end LaMarr Woodley at some point next week, according to Fallon Smith of CSN Bay Area. Woodley, who signed a two-year deal reportedly worth up to $12 million last offseason after he was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers, registered…


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LSU’s Jalen Collins A Tantalizing Prospect For Steelers

It’s no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers need some major retooling in their secondary, particularly at the cornerback spot. One name who’s rocketing up draft boards after an impressive showing at the combine is LSU’s Jalen Collins. Despite receiving a grade to stay in school for his senior season, the…


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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Georgia Tech G Shaq Mason

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. Evaluating an intriguing later…


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The Optimist’s Take – Returns For Investment

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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Virtual Reality Could Be More Than A Fantasy For NFL’s Future

There was an interesting article posted on the league’s website yesterday that centered around comments made recently by New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, who is evidently in support of incorporating virtual reality as a training technique for quarterbacks. The article also touches on other technological elements of advancing…


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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – DL Clifton Geathers

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s…


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The Pessimist’s Take – More Restructures For Instant Impact

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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MSU’s Trae Waynes Likes To Let His Play Do The Talking

When I think of an NFL cornerback, I think of the pick-sixes into the end zone, the Deion Sanders’ high-steps or the post-game Richard Sherman tirade. They ooze confidence, and swagger comes with the territory of the position, especially when recognized as one of the best. The position is in…