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NFL Tweaks Rule Pertaining To Pre-Game Handling Of Footballs

It has been well over a year since ‘Deflategate’ began, when the NFL alleged that the New England Patriots were observed to have game footballs in their possession that at halftime measured below the accepted PSI pressure. Ideal Gas Laws and all of that aside, more than a season hence,…


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Ravens’ Early-Round 2013 Draft Failures Still Being Felt

When it comes to the NFL Draft, just about nobody commands the same sort of reputation in today’s game as the Baltimore Ravens’ Ozzie Newsome, and while the merits of that prestige can be debated, it is none the less true that they have, overall, been a good team when…


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Missing Pieces 2016: WR Jacoby Jones

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into training camp a bit under a month from now, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players…


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The Pittsburgh Steelers Top 100: 29-20

In the spirit of the offseason, Alex Kozora and I have undertaken the daunting task of ranking the top 100 Pittsburgh Steelers players in the history of the franchise. And we mean the complete history – 1933 to today. Alex and I first came up with our own lists and…


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Watch: Le’Veon Bell Shows Off Agility Drill In New Video

You may not ever be like Le’Veon Bell but there’s a new video that shows one of the drills he goes through to be one of the best backs in the NFL. Bell has been in Miami to train with Pete Bommarito for much of the offseason. Yesterday, Bommarito shared…



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The Best Steelers In Fantasy Football History

The start of training camp is just around the corner and shortly after, the preseason. And you know what that means; avid football fans around the world will begin drafting for their fantasy football teams. The game has taken a life of its own over the past decade, especially recently…


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Kevin Greene Explains What It Takes To Be A Great Pass Rusher In the NFL

Being as he registered 160 sacks during his 15 years in the NFL, Kevin Greene can be considered an authority when it comes to knowing what it takes to get after opposing quarterbacks. During a Monday interview on 970 ESPN Radio, Greene, who will be enshrined into the Pro Football…


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Kevin Greene Explains Decision To Leave Steelers For Panthers In 1996

Even though future Hall of Famer Kevin Greene only played three of his 15 seasons in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers, he left one indelible mark with the franchise. After the 1995 season, however, Greene left Pittsburgh to sign a two-year, $2 million contract with the Carolina Panthers and…


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Antonio Brown Featured On PFF List Of NFL’s Top Game-Breakers

Back earlier in July, Pro Football Focus published a list of the top 10 players that they believe to have game-breaking ability, the sort of home-run hitters who can turn a small opening into a big gain. While the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell did not make the list, unsurprisingly, wide…


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Blast From The Past: Lee Mays

The continuation from a series we began last season to pass the time. The random, oh yeah, remember him? players in recent Pittsburgh Steelers’ history. Some made an impact to the team, others cut early and never heard from again. But they all produce some level of nostalgia. Lee Mays is like…


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Training Camp Expectations: Running Backs

In less than two weeks, we’ll be at training camp, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90 man roster roll through 14 practices and four games. There will be so much to learn, tons of things going on, so I want to lay out some of my expectations and hopes for each…


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Show Me Something, Ladarius Green

With spring drills officially over, I think we all understand that we’re all in for a long haul, six weeks in total, between the end of minicamp and the start of training camp. You know the drill. There’s little new information coming out during this period, so it serves as…


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Steelers Offense Still No Fan Of Play Action

I happened upon a Tweet recently posted by Pro Football Focus which purported to show the quarterbacks who most frequently made use of the play action, and the names on the top of the list were not exactly surprising. Colin Kaepernick used play action nearly a third of the time…


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Bengals Want To See More Rotation Along D-Line

Over the course of the 2015 season, the top five players along the Cincinnati Bengals’ defensive line—the four starters as well as top reserve Wallace Gilberry—accounted for about 86 percent of the team’s total snaps along the defensive line, with Pro Bowl defensive end leading with 81 percent of snaps…