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2014 Steelers : The Terrible Training Camp Preview

The wait is almost over as the Pittsburgh Steelers will report to Latrobe for the start of their 2014 training camp on Friday and they’ll hit the fields on Saturday to conduct their first practice. To ring in the start of training camp, Steelers Depot will now bring you 24-plus straight hours of content starting […]

Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones – Technique Versus Talent

By Alex Kozora A few weeks ago, we took a purely statistical approach to evaluating Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones as he enters his second season. Obviously, numbers alone don’t tell the story. Tape is more important than historical data as data doesn’t hold a tangible effect on him. That’s what we’ll accomplish today. If […]

48 Plays That Shaped The Steelers 2013 Season: Week 16 Versus Packers

By Alex Kozora Before turning out attention to the start of training camp, we’ll revisit 2013 one more time. This is a brand new series that will be recapping each game by highlighting three plays that shaped the final score – and the 2013 season – of the Pittsburgh Steelers. There are roughly a million candidates […]

Steelers Looking To Instill Some Noll School Values This Summer

30 June 2014

For the first training camp that he is no longer with us, the Pittsburgh Steelers would seem to be invoking the methodology of the great Chuck Noll more than in recent years, hoping to combat consecutive seasons of mediocre football with a recommitment to the fundamentals of the game and mastering the most basic of […]

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Steelers Training Camp Shaping Up To Host Another Heated ILB Battle

30 June 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers weren’t entirely sure what they had at inside linebacker last season, at least when it came to reserve players. They made sure to stock up on the position with low-profile free agent signings and late- to post-draft rookie additions. That translated into a heated training camp competition that went down to the […]

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Steelers Pre-Camp Depth Chart Update – Wide Receiver

30 June 2014

With minicamp in the rearview mirror and training camp on the horizon, the Pittsburgh Steelers should already have all of the main components of their offseason roster in place, with all draft picks signed and no more free agents projected to be added until further evaluation. It’s possible that a need should arise for further […]

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Steelers Rookie Dri Archer Still Unsure Of Role, But Thinks It Will Be Big

29 June 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver/running back Dri Archer will soon experience his first NFL training camp next month and while he was able to partake in a good majority of the offseason practices, he’s still not completely sure how exactly he will be used in 2014. “I’m not sure,” Archer said of what his role […]

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48 Plays That Shaped The Steelers 2013 Season: Week 2 Versus Bengals

29 June 2014

By Alex Kozora Before turning out attention to the start of training camp, we’ll revisit 2013 one more time. This is a brand new series that will be recapping each game by highlighting three plays that shaped the final score – and the 2013 season – of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Tackling Week Two today, a 20-10 […]

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Next Man Up Syndrome Applies To Coaches Too

29 June 2014

All it takes is one bad game for the entire house of cards to come crashing down—or at least that seems to be how it is in the minds of some fans. I am speaking about the vaunted ‘Dick LeBeau defense’, and now that we’ve been through essentially a whole season of below par defense, […]

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Steelers Unsigned Free Agents Still Clinging To Hope

29 June 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this offseason with a couple dozen free agents, including players that they had released. They re-signed many of those free agents themselves, but they also lost many of them to other teams, some of them perhaps even taking them by surprise. Many of those free agents also remain unsigned as we […]

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Steelers Pre-Camp Depth Chart Update – Tight End

29 June 2014

With minicamp in the rearview mirror and training camp on the horizon, the Pittsburgh Steelers should already have all of the main components of their offseason roster in place, with all draft picks signed and no more free agents projected to be added until further evaluation. It’s possible that a need should arise for further […]

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Playing For Ohio State Helping Steelers Rookie LB Ryan Shazier Transition Quickly

28 June 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier has started alongside Lawrence Timmons since day one of the offseason practices and he believes playing in a defense at Ohio State that is somewhat similar to the one used by the Steelers has helped him make the jump quickly “Especially some of the things that we did […]

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48 Plays That Shaped The Steelers 2013 Season: Week 1 Versus Titans

28 June 2014

By Alex Kozora Before turning out attention to the start of training camp, we’ll revisit 2013 one more time. This is a brand new series that will be recapping each game by highlighting three plays that shaped the final score – and the 2013 season – of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Starting in order, with the […]

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Speculation That James Harrison Might Return Bothers Steelers OLB Chris Carter

28 June 2014

2014 is a contract year for Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Chris Carter, who is currently on pace to enter training camp as the backup to Jarvis Jones on the right side. Due to the lack of experienced and accomplished depth currently at the outside linebacker spots for the Steelers, there’s been a lot of speculation […]

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Steelers Learning Lessons From Second Half Surge Last Season

28 June 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had more than their fair share of years recently that could be divided just about right down the middle between good and bad. This started in 2009, when they once again got off to a 6-2 start. But injuries to key players such as Troy Polamalu and Aaron Smith, and a […]

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Heath Miller Listed Among “Veterans To Appreciate” This Season

28 June 2014

As fans of certain teams, it’s natural for people to become drawn by specific players through success, longevity, charity work, personality, and a litany of other reasons. We buy their jerseys, we collect their autographs and assorted memorabilia, but most of all, we follow them throughout their career—even if they change teams. This is common […]

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Steelers Pre-Camp Depth Chart Update – Running Back

28 June 2014

With minicamp in the rearview mirror and training camp on the horizon, the Pittsburgh Steelers should already have all of the main components of their offseason roster in place, with all draft picks signed and no more free agents projected to be added until further evaluation. It’s possible that a need should arise for further […]

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Pouncey Overrated, Beachum Underrated, According To Pete Prisco

27 June 2014

Pete Prisco of CBS Sports resurfaced on Friday with his look at the most overrated and underrated players for every NFL team. As far as the Pittsburgh Steelers go, Prisco gave the two labels to offensive linemen as he has center Maurkice Pouncey listed as being overrated and left tackle Kelvin Beachum as being underrated. […]

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Running Against Different Fronts: How The Steelers Matched Up

27 June 2014

By Alex Kozora It’s no secret the Pittsburgh Steelers run game struggled in 2014. They tied for 27th in the league in yards per game, a paltry 86.4. Only two teams had a worst yards per carry mark than Pittsburgh. Throughout the season and reviewing game tape, it seemed apparent the team struggled against 4-3 […]

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Steelers No-Huddle Running Game Impressive Last Season

27 June 2014

There’s been a lot of talk so far this offseason about how the Pittsburgh Steelers offense will likely be using more no-huddle this season, but all of that talk has been centered around the passing game. While it’s true that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger thrived last season in the no-huddle, the Steelers running game was equally […]

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Steelers Offense Finally Speaking The Rosetta Stone Language

27 June 2014

When the Pittsburgh Steelers first brought in offensive coordinator Todd Haley to replace Bruce Arians, nobody was more antagonistic to the regime change than Arians’ good friend, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. While many teammates mentioned the changing vocabulary seemingly in passing while going on to praise the new offense, many of the quarterback’s comments that offseason […]

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Steelers Have Enough Tight Ends To Keep Mike Adams From Running Routes

27 June 2014

For the third time in Mike Tomlin’s tenure as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the organization drafted a tight end in the 2014 NFL Draft. All three times, however, it has been with a seventh-round pick. One of those former seventh-round picks left in free agency this offseason, while the other two may […]

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Steelers Pre-Camp Depth Chart Update – Guard/Center

27 June 2014

With minicamp in the rearview mirror and training camp on the horizon, the Pittsburgh Steelers should already have all of the main components of their offseason roster in place, with all draft picks signed and no more free agents projected to be added until further evaluation. It’s possible that a need should arise for further […]

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Free Agent LB James Harrison Looks Ready For 2014

27 June 2014

It’s almost July and free agent linebacker James Harrison has yet to find a team to play for in 2014. The former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker is keeping himself in shape, however, should a team call him. Harrison, who turned 36 in May, has recently posted pictures of himself on his Instagram account and he […]

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Steelers WR Antonio Brown Uses An ‘Ultimate’ Training Regimen

26 June 2014

Whenever Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown decides to call it career, he might have a future as a professional Ultimate player. Ultimate is a sport played with a frisbee that sort of resembles a cross between football and soccer and it is apparently quickly growing in popularity. Brown recently took part in a game […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Cornerbacks, Browns Offseason With Craig Lyndall & More Episode

26 June 2014

Season 4, Episode 114 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with co-host David Todd still out of action, Alex Kozora and I open the show by answering a few emails that we received following our Monday talk about the Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker position heading into 2014. This leads us briefly talking about rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier and whether […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Up For ‘Biggest Cannon’ Award

26 June 2014

A reader passed along word to me that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is in the running to win a 2014 Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Sports Award. No, seriously. I thought that this was some sort of joke, but apparently it’s not as a quick search reveals that Roethlisberger is up for the “Biggest Cannon” award. […]

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Steelers Film Room: Technique In Tight Coverage

26 June 2014

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what happened, but why it happened. […]

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Todd Haley Not Simply Paying Lip Service To His Wide Receivers

26 June 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley recently said that the group of wide receivers the team currently has is “as deep a group” as he has been around in his career, adding that he believes there will be good football players at wide receiver in camp who do not make the roster. It’s important to […]

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