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Steelers Draft Needs – Outside Linebacker

Earlier in the offseason, we took a position-by-position look at where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand with their roster before the free agency process both ravaged and replenished the talent pool. The Steelers entered the process with 22 free agents. They re-signed six of them, while losing eight more to other teams, with eight remaining unsigned. […]

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Things We Think We Know With One Month To Go Until The Draft

We are now one month away from the 2014 NFL Draft and now is as good a time as any to go back over things that we think we know as it relates to the Pittsburgh Steelers needs and wants. Below are just a few of the things that are floating around in my head […]

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On The Steelers And Premature Evaluation

Generally speaking, I have passively been an advocate of Pro Football Focus at times by referencing their data when I see it fit to do so. I give them credit for taking on the herculean task of cataloging every snap from every team in every game and formulating a comprehensive system of analysis in an […]

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Pre-Draft Free Agent Movements: Linebacker

The vast bulk of the offseason roster moves to be made before the draft are already completed, so now is a good time to start taking a look at how the month of March (and the early portions of April) have affected the depth chart. The Pittsburgh Steelers entered the offseason with 21 unrestricted free […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Role Of New Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount, Pre Draft Visits, Pouncey Extension & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 92 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about some of the recent comments made in interviews by new Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount and linebacker Arthur Moats as it relates to their initial roles with the team in 2014. Both of those topics lead […]

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2014 Steelers Mock Draft – Alex Kozora Version 2.0

By Alex Kozora With free agency near its end and more players researched, the draft becomes slightly clearer. A second crack at a mock. Needless to say, still very fluid at this point. Trades aren’t projected in this mock. If you missed it, my first mock draft. Now if you excuse me, I’m going to […]

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New Steelers LB Arthur Moats To Get Initial Opportunity At Outside Linebacker

The Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff loves players that have position flexibility and that certainly defines new linebacker Arthur Moats, who was signed a few weeks ago as an unrestricted free agent after playing his first four seasons in the league with the Buffalo Bills. On Thursday, Moats said in an interview on ESPN 970 that […]

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Recapping The Steelers’ Uncharacteristic Madness Of March

The Pittsburgh Steelers have often found themselves busy in March in recent years, but that has generally come before the start of the new league year, just to get in cap compliance. This year was a bit different, as the team was able to actually add some pieces from other teams, including a new starter […]

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Steelers Close The Book On Phase One Of Free Agency

With the signing late last week of running back LeGarrette Blount, the Pittsburgh Steelers put an exclamation point on what is likely the conclusion of Phase One of their free agency plan, which I expect to be on hiatus until June now. The Steelers re-signed many of their own 21 unrestricted free agents in addition […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Was Spot On With His Free Agency Prediction

Prior the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert weighed in with his thoughts on the then-upcoming free agency signed period during a radio interview and at that time he speculated that it could be different from the norm. “I think there’s a possibility we could be more active in the free […]

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Steelers-Bills Training Camp Practices Will Have An Air Of Familiarity

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills earlier in the week reached an agreement to hold mutual practice sessions during training camp over the next two years earlier this week, which should certainly add an interesting dynamic to the proceedings, not only for the organization and the players, but also the fans and those who cover the team. […]

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Potential Re-Signing Of Keisel Will Likely Have To Wait Until June

Unless the Pittsburgh Steelers plan on starting a second-year undrafted player (or one drafted in the seventh round), then they are currently without a starting defensive end opposite Cameron Heyward. The only free agent defensive end that they have expressed interest in up until this point—Alex Carrington—signed with the St. Louis Rams yesterday, which certainly […]

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New Steelers LB Arthur Moats Says Picking Pittsburgh Was A “No-brainer”

By Josh Svetz The Pittsburgh Steelers have been painted as an old, washed up, non-contender by many. However, the newest addition to the team does not think so: “I know they had an off year last year, but I definitely feel like we are headed in the right direction.” Arthur Moats, the latest linebacker added […]

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Steelers Have Just Over $1 Million In Salary Cap Space Following Signing Of WR Lance Moore

Now that the contract numbers for new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore are in, we should have a real good idea as to how much salary cap space the team currently has with 68 players under contract. Following the contracts being signed by Moore, Arthur Moats and Michael Palmer, the Steelers should be roughly […]

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New Steelers LB Arthur Moats Will Only Be A Two Down Player If Ever Asked To Play Inside

In 2013 with the Buffalo Bills, new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Arthur Moats started 12 games. However, despite all of those starts, he still managed to only play 301 defensive snaps. So why so few snaps? When looking at his tape from last season, it’s clear that he was just used primarily on run downs and […]

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Moats’ Flexibility Helps Steelers Let Offseason Come To Them

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed their fourth outside free agent yesterday, inking linebacker Arthur Moats to a one-year qualifying contract with a signing bonus, which comes with a reduced cap hit. The reduced cap hit isn’t the only added benefit of the Moats signing, however. His position versatility allows the Steelers to let the offseason to […]

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New Steelers LB Arthur Moats Could Be A Special Player In 2014

While the signing of former Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats should provide much needed depth for the Pittsburgh Steelers on defense in 2014, the addition of the former sixth-round draft pick probably has special teams coach Danny Smith excited as well. Moats logged 176 snaps (34.7%) last season for the Bills on special teams and […]

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As Of Monday Evening, Bills Free Agent DL Alex Carrington Still Remains Unsigned

As of Monday evening, we still have no idea where Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington will play in 2014. Carrington, who has visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders and Cleveland Browns so far this offseason, reportedly has the St. Louis Rams interested in him as well, but has yet to visit […]

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Steelers 2014 Salary Cap Space Update Pending Lance Moore Contract Numbers

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed tight end Michael Palmer and added former Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats to the roster on Monday, the team of course has used a little more of their available salary cap space. Prior to re-signing Palmer, the team had $2,174,434.00 in available cap space per the NFLPA. If […]

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How The Signing Of Arthur Moats Affects The Steelers Roster

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats, let’s take a look at what it means to a few other linebackers already on the roster and one that’s not. If the Steelers signed Moats with the idea of using him as a backup inside, the fact that he would best […]

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New Steelers LB Arthur Moats Signed A One-Year Qualifying Contract

If you like the versatility that former Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats brings to the Pittsburgh Steelers, you’ll like his contract even more. Moats, who was originally drafted in the sixth-round of the 2010 NFL Draft out of James Madison, signed a one-year qualifying contract worth $795,000 with the Steelers. In 2014, Moats will receive […]

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Position Flexibility Of New Steelers LB Arthur Moats Is A Plus

The addition of Buffalo Bills unrestricted free agent linebacker Arthur Moats by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday now gives them a player with great position flexibility. Moats is a compact player out of James Madison that initially projected to be an outside linebacker in the NFL. During his career with the Bills, however, Moats bounced […]

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Report: Steelers Sign Bills Free Agent LB Arthur Moats

According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, the Pittsburgh Steelers will sign Buffalo Bills free agent linebacker Arthur Moats to a one-year deal. Moats, who was scheduled to be in Pittsburgh on Monday for a visit, started 12 games for the Bills last season and recorded 54 total tackles. The James Madison product should […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Hasn’t Shut Door On Possible James Harrison Return

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert is talking to the press Sunday prior to the NFL owners’ meetings taking place in Orlando, Fla and was asked about the possibility of veteran linebacker James Harrison returning for the upcoming season. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Colbert said he’s never going to close the […]

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Steelers Expected To Meet With Bills Free Agent LB Arthur Moats Next Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to meet with Buffalo Bills free agent linebacker Arthur Moats early next week, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Moats was originally drafted by the Bills in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft out of James Madison Moats has played both inside and outside since coming into the league. […]

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Steelers Kept Adams Focused On Run-Blocking Against The Bills

By Matthew Marczi Though Mike Adams has not started a game along the offensive line since week four, he has stayed in the mix at tight end by playing nearly 120 snaps over the course of the last four games. Technically, though, he has started three of the past four weeks—at tight end. It is […]

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