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The Optimist’s Take: Improved Tackling Efficiency

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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Cortez Allen Releases Statement Following Release

Newly released cornerback Cortez Allen sent out a farewell message to Pittsburgh early this afternoon. @steelers #SteelerNation pic.twitter.com/P8lG3JpH5i — Cortez Allen (@Cortez_Allen) April 16, 2016 It’s a short, sweet, and to the point message to Pittsburgh and Steelers’ Nation. His release was certainly never the intended goal when he signed…


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Antwon Blake Posts Video Of Injured Hand

Like an Adam Sandler movie, the Antwon Blake news continues, even if you loathe seeing it. Yesterday afternoon, Blake posted a short video to Twitter, showing a pin being removed from his hand. It isn’t overly graphic but if you are squeamish, you might want to click out because ya…



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Senquez Golson Looking To Pick Up Where He Left Off Before Injury

I wrote earlier today about Pittsburgh Steelers second-year outside linebacker Bud Dupree, who is expected to enter the starting lineup on a more full-time basis than he experienced during his rookie season, and how his progress from year one to year two is perhaps the single-most important development that the…


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Free Agent Departures Mean New-Look Secondary For 2016 Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have certainly lost their fair share of players thus far in free agency. Their own players have signed with other teams more than they have brought in players who were with other organizations last season—and that is in a free agency period in which they have uncharacteristically…


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Fairness Not At Issue During Brandon Boykin’s Tenure In Pittsburgh

The big news around western Pennsylvania yesterday came in the form of the Panthers coming to terms with former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin, who spent about seven months in the black and gold after being traded for in early August in the early portions of training camp. Perceived as…


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The Pessimist’s Take: More Big Play From William Gay

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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The Optimist’s Take: Ross Cockrell’s Ceiling

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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The Pessimist’s Take: Offseason’s Impact On Special Teams

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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Why CB Brandon Boykin Should Really Consider Re-signing With Steelers

If I would have told you a few weeks ago that linebacker Sean Spence, linebacker Terence Garvin, cornerback Antwon Blake and running back Jordan Todman would all sign free agent contracts with other teams before cornerback Brandon Boykin would, you would have laughed me right off of this site. Well,…



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The Optimist’s Take: Offseason’s Impact On Special Teams

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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Dick LeBeau Helping Bring A Pittsburgh Feel With Him In Tennessee

The Tennessee Titans have been busy this free agency period in adding free agents, among them former Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Sean Spence a couple of days ago. Yesterday, they also added Antwon Blake to the mix. Earlier, the Titans signed Brice McCain, who played for the Steelers in 2014,…