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2016 South Side Questions: What Is The Source Of Pass Rush Woes?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 1: Steelers Versus Redskins

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their 2016 season as one of the two featured games on Monday Night Football visiting FedEx Field to take on the Washington Redskins. The Steelers hadn’t been to Landover since 2008 when they struggled early, falling behind 6-0 after the first quarter, before turning things around…


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Week One X-Factor: Arthur Moats

Weekly article we’ll do to on gameday to highlight the one overlooked player who may hold the key to success to victory. Week One – OLB Arthur Moats Much has been written about on the state of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ pass rush with the loss of Bud Dupree for at least…


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Arthur Moats Back In Familiar Position During Steelers Tenure

The 2016 NFL season has already begun, but it is set to kick off in full force tomorrow. We are just two days away from the Pittsburgh Steelers getting their season underway on Monday night against Washington. And when they do, it will once again be the veteran Arthur Moats…


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Dupree’s Injury Forces Steelers To Return To Platoon At OLB

Earlier in the offseason, maybe around the start of training camp, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler talked about wanting to move away from the platooning at the outside linebacker position that they started and relied upon during the 2015 season, basically out of necessity, since there was no individual…


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NFL Top 1000: What/Where Steelers Made The List

A huge undertaking every year, a large contingent of people were brought on to compile Bleacher Report’s NFL 1000, grading the top 1000 players in the league. It’s always a little unconventional, controversial, but a labor of love with some really smart people sending in their grades. Unveiled yesterday, they…


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Steelers’ Roster Pedigree Heavy At Top And Bottom

It’s been a few days now since the roster has been trimmed and tweaked, and so we can probably assume that at least this is the 53-man roster that the Pittsburgh Steelers will carry into the season opener. With that in mind, I wanted to do a bit of analysis…



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Tomlin: Chickillo Will Be Part Of Linebacker Rotation

Next man up. That’s the standard. The creed. Heck, I bet it’ll be plastered on a blimp and fly over Heinz Field each week. With the loss of Bud Dupree, that next man is Anthony Chickillo. At today’s press conference, Mike Tomlin made it clear Chickillo will be involved in…


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Loss Of Dupree Threatens Defense’s Success

James Harrison. Arthur Moats. Jarvis Jones. Good football players. Good people. Internally, a trio the Pittsburgh Steelers have confidence in. But none have the chance of reaching the heights Bud Dupree was supposed to take this season. And for this defense, that is a big problem. Dupree was the only…


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Door Swings Open For Anthony Chickillo On Defense

The implications that stem from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ placing second-year starting outside linebacker Bud Dupree are many. The team was counting upon the former first-round pick to develop into a highly productive pass-rusher off the edge, a presence that they have lacked for about the past five years or so….


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Arthur Moats Reminds Steelers Have Depth Off The Edge

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently dealing with a bit of an uncertain situation when it comes to their starting left outside linebacker. Second-year player Bud Dupree has missed a great deal of not just training camp and the preseason, but even the whole offseason going back to OTAs, while dealing…


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Bryan: 2016 Steelers 53-Man Roster Prediction: Final Edition

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have closed out their 2016 preseason, it’s time for me to release my final 53-man roster prediction. Please note that this prediction has two sections. The top section is what I predict the 53-man roster to look like Saturday evening right after 4 p.m. deadline….


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Steelers’ Special Teams Not As Dire As First Glance

I gotta admit, I may have gone a little bit overboard here. Sometimes, it’s good to be sorta looney. Clearly, with the injuries the Pittsburgh Steelers have dealt with towards the bottom of the 53, the special teams outlook looks questionable. Given the high amount of turnover they were already…


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Steelers Vs Panthers Winners And Losers

Preseason over. On to Washington. These aren’t in any order, by the way. So don’t yell at me. WINNERS 1. Artie Burns – It was just one game, and against strictly backups no less, but an encouraging initial showing. He closed quickly on the football, threw his body around, and…