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Steelers Release TE Matt Spaeth, Sign TE Mandel Dixon

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a surprising transaction on Thursday as they released veteran tight end Matt Spaeth and signed rookie free agent tight end Mandel Dixon to take his place on the 90-man roster. Spaeth was reportedly released with the failed physical designation after he couldn’t fully recover from offseason…


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Ranking The Room: AFC North RBs

In part two of our series “Ranking the Rooms,” we take a look at the running back position groups across the AFC North. Last week we looked at the QB rooms in the AFC North. You can find that here. No. 1 — Pittsburgh Steelers Obviously this could seem a…




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The Pittsburgh Steelers Top 100: 19-11

In the spirit of the offseason, Dave Bryan and I are undertaking the daunting task of ranking the top 100 Pittsburgh Steelers‘ history. And we mean the complete history. 1933 to today, they’re all on the table. Dave and I came up with our own lists and then worked together…


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Eagles’ Eric Rowe A Name For Pittsburgh To Keep Eye On

Here are two things we know. The Pittsburgh Steelers normally add one defensive back from outside the organization each year. Dave Bryan recently broke it down, recalling a history four years in the making. And we know the Steelers were able to complete a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles for…


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Show Me Something, Javon Hargrave

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’ Front Seven Ranked 25th In NFL

Though the Pittsburgh Steelers have invested heavily in their secondary over the course of the past three seasons, adding a starting safety in free agency and drafting three defensive backs in the first two rounds over that span, the reality remains that the hope of building a stalwart defense resides…


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Browns Looking To End Run On First-Round Busts

Over the course of the five draft classes that preceded the first for new Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson, the franchise added nine players in the first round in that span. Discounting the two first-rounders that they added in 2015, whose careers are still too young to divine much…


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Missing Pieces 2016: DE Clifton Geathers

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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CBS Names Lawrence Timmons Steelers’ Most Overrated Player

To pass the offseason, like the rest of us, CBS’ Pete Prisco unveiled his yearly list of overrated players for each team. In Pittsburgh, he chose Lawrence Timmons. His explanation. “Here’s another player who was woefully underrated a few years back, but now is the opposite. At 30, he doesn’t…


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One Step To Take: Ramon Foster

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


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Tomlin Offers Up More Of His Philosophy On Steelers Going For Two More Often

After going 8-for-11 on two-point conversions last season, there’s been quite a bit of speculation this past offseason that the Pittsburgh Steelers will attempt even more of them in 2016 as long as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger can remain healthy. During a Monday radio interview on Mike & Mike, head coach…


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Tomlin Believes Spirit Of Rooney Rule Has Been Breached In Recent Years

In case you missed it this morning, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was a guest on Mike & Mike and was asked to talk extensively about the Rooney Rule, which requires NFL teams to interview at least one minority candidate when searching for a new head coach. During the…


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Ranking The Steelers’ Starters: 6-1

Wrapping up the highly controversial series, “Ranking the Starters” here at Steelers Depot, we close it out with the top 6 projected starters heading into the 2016 season. Granted, these six guys are locks for starting jobs, but in today’s game you just never know with injuries and other sorts…