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Video: Steelers S Sean Davis – 2015 Maryland Pass Targets Versus Iowa

I found myself watching the 2015 game between Maryland and Iowa earlier this morning so I decided to go ahead and chart the targets that new Pittsburgh Steelers safety Sean Davis faced in that game. Davis, who played cornerback last year at Maryland, was official targeted 11 times against Iowa…


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Roster Building A Balancing Act Between Production And Potential

One of the annual conversations that takes place in the late stages of every summer in football country concerns the value of the present versus the future, or known quantities versus potential. When it comes to building a 53-man roster, it can be a very delicate process, knowing that you…


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Bills HC Rex Ryan Takes Shot At Dri Archer

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan has never been one to hold his tongue and when recently asked to talk about why running back Dri Archer was placed on the team’s reserve/did not report list after being claimed off waivers from the New York Jets, he gave as straight-forward of a…


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2016 Steelers Stock Watch – FB Roosevelt Nix – Stock Even

With the 2016 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…


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UDFA WR Canaan Severin Looking To Stick With Steelers

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may not have snared the most exciting list of undrafted free agents that they have been able to find in recent years, the nature of the undrafted portion of the roster building process is such that you often don’t know who will quietly rise up the…


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Bengals Offense In Good Hands Under Ken Zampese

I don’t think it’s hard to imagine the Cincinnati Bengals offense taking a bit of a step back in the 2016 season following the losses of two of their top wide receivers in Marvin Jones and Mohammed Sanu, and perhaps even more significantly, the departure of offensive coordinator Hue Jackson,…


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The Pessimist’s Take: Ryan Shazier Has It Covered

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


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NFLPA Fires Back At League In Harrison Drug Test Case

Just when you thought the incident of James Harrison being unable to film his PED test was over, the union has fired right back at the league. To recap: earlier this week, Harrison was subject to a random drug test at his home. Harrison, as he had done at least…


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Pre 2016 OTA Practices: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and I can now say that I am happily settled in Las Vegas following my recent move. Some boxes still need unpacking, but for the most part, I have my office completely put back together and have also been reunited with my leather recliner….




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Mike Tomlin Teams Up With Baltimore Cancer Foundation

When Mike Tomlin visits Baltimore, his usual goal is to beat the Ravens. Tomlin returned to the city last night but in a mission to defeat cancer, not another football team. At first glance, that may seem a little unusual. But his journey is for a terrific cause with a…


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Steelers Salary Cap: Contract Details For TE David Johnson

As expected, the one-year contract that tight end David Johnson signed earlier this week with the Pittsburgh Steelers was for the veteran minimum and he didn’t receive a signing bonus per the updated NFLPA salary cap report. While Johnson will receive a base salary in 2016 of $760,000, his salary…



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Steelers Forging San Diego Pipeline With Free Agent Signings

Over the course of the past decade, we have joked about the emergence of ‘Steelers West’, referring to the Arizona Cardinals beginning with the 2007 season, during which former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt took over the head coaching job—now occupied by former Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians. Within…