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Know Thy AFC North Enemy: A Look At The Ravens 2014 Draft Class

We have already dissected the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft class pretty good, so now it’s time to look at what the other teams in the AFC North did. We’ll start this short series off with a quick overview of the Baltimore Ravens 2014 draft class. 1 – 17(17) – C.J. Mosley – ILB – Alabama […]

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Steelers Fall Three Spots In ESPN’s Post Draft NFL Power Rankings

What do the ESPN.com NFL experts think about the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft class and offseason moves made? By the looks of their latest power rankings, they’re not too impressed. Combined, voters John Clayton, Ashley Fox, Dan Graziano, Jamison Hensley, Mike Sando and Kevin Seifert have all spoken and they have the Steelers falling three […]

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AFC North Run On Cornerbacks Leaves Steelers Behind Division Trend

It’s not terribly surprising that a pair of cornerbacks went to the AFC North in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Somewhat more surprising would be the fact that neither of them ended up in Pennsylvania, but instead found their homes in Ohio. The Cleveland Browns got things started by trading from the […]

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Depth At Wide Receiver, Cornerback Highlight Focus On Day Two Of Steelers Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers opted not to play into the hands of the strengths of this draft class when they selected inside linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round with the 15th overall pick, when many assumed that they would choose a cornerback or a wide receiver instead. Perhaps this was a wise decision, given the […]

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Ravens Scout Discusses Prospect Movements On Draft Boards

Remember way back in February when the first mock drafts rolled out and several of the major media draftniks had Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III or Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin going to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round? What happened? Did these players “shoot down” the draft board? Why wasn’t […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Mike Adams Trial Verdict, Steelers Draft, John Eisenberg Ravens Update & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 99 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the verdict in the trial of the three men accused of stabbing Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Mike Adams last summer. Are we surprised? We answer that and wonder if Adams will have any more fallout from the incident […]

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Pete Prisco Implying A History Of Sexual Misconduct In Mike Tomlin’s Past?

During an NFL Draft segment on CBS yesterday, Will Brinson had on analysts Pete Prisco and Pat Kirwan to discuss some draftees that they believed to be overrated and underrated, which is pretty standard tv time for a draft taking place in May. When the graphic displayed during the segment was wrong, however, it gave […]

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Five 2014 Pre NFL Draft Questions: Volume One

With the 2014 NFL Draft still a little more than a week away, I will be posting sets of five draft related questions for you to answer. Some of these will be related to the Pittsburgh Steelers while others will be generic or related to other teams. Make sure to number your responses in the […]

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Ravens RB Ray Rice Set To Be Arraigned For Aggravated Assault Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers are scheduled to play the Baltimore Ravens in Week 2 of the 2014 season and depending on what happens this coming Thursday in an Atlantic County Superior Court, the Ravens could be without starting running back Ray Rice for that game. According to a Monday morning report by the Baltimore Sun, Rice will […]

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Steelers Draft History Under Tomlin – Interior OL

With the 2014 NFL Draft coming up in a bit, and having finished taking stock of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster, it’s now time to look back and see how the team assembled the roster they currently have through the draft. It would be most simple to set a dividing line at 2007, the year Mike […]

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Young Linebackers Impressed With Coach Porter

With the beginning of phase one of the offseason program this past week, players are getting a chance to really meet their teammates in a work environment for the first time. But they’re also getting to know their coaches as well. That includes former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Joey Porter, who is now a defensive […]

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Observations On The Steelers’ 2014 Schedule

The NFL is continually stretching out its offseason, despite the new cycle already being 365 days a year, by turning casual news and dates into significant events. From extending the draft to three days, to turning the opening of the free agency period into a circus, to, most absurdly, making the schedule release a spectacle, […]

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Steelers Open As Five Point Favorites Over Browns In 2014 Season Opener

The 2013 NFL schedule was released on Wednesday and it didn’t take long for the Week 1 betting lines to follow. According to Covers.com, the Pittsburgh Steelers opened up as five point favorites over the Cleveland Browns for the season opening game that will be played September 7th at Heinz Field. The last time the […]

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Major Media Record Predictions Already Rolling In Following 2014 Schedule Release

The 2013 NFL schedule was released Wednesday night and already we have predictions from one major media outlet as to how each team will finish the regular-season record wise. ESPN.com team reporters have all chimed in with their predictions and Scott Brown has the Pittsburgh Steelers going 10-6 in 2014. Brown writes: The schedule is […]

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Report: Steelers To Host Ravens On November 2nd

The 2014 NFL schedule is set to be released in less than two hours from now and already there appears to be a few leaks pertaining to several games around the league. According to a report on Twitter by WBAL-AM Radio, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be hosting the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field on Sunday, […]

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Ravens LB Rolando McClain Has Decided To Retire Once Again

Just last week the Baltimore Ravens activated troubled linebacker Rolando McClain off the reserve-retired list, but the former first-round draft pick of the Oakland Raiders out of Alabama has already decided to retire once again. According to Seth Wickersham of ESPN.com, McClain sent a text saying, “I gotta follow my heart. It ain’t football. If […]

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Albert Breer: Lessons Learned On The New Salary Cap Realities

The monetary landscape for players and teams has changed a fair bit since the lockout a few seasons ago. The uncapped year created opportunities for some, and problems for others—even later on down the road. When the new Collective Bargaining Agreement was reached, the salary cap was kept low for the first few years. It […]

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Gil Brandt Expects Le’Veon Bell To Take The Next Step This Season

Gil Brandt is certainly one of the more respectable analysts who work for the NFL Network. His work not only stands up on its own merits, he is also one of the few who have the credentials to back it up. Nevertheless, fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers would hardly need convincing in his latest article […]

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Steelers Struggled To Register Unblocked Pressure On Defense

Last week, we took a look at how the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line handled pressure, and how much of it came unblocked as a result of missed reads or overloaded blitzes. Pro Football Focus catalogued the data, and it revealed that by the end of the season, the Steelers were among the best at controlling […]

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Ravens Have Come To Terms With TE Owen Daniels And RB Justin Forsett

Up until this week, the Baltimore Ravens haven’t been very active in regards to signing outside free agents, but in the last few days they have signed two players that they hope will add depth on offense. Former Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels will now be reunited with his former head coach Gary Kubiak […]

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Comparing Le’Veon Bell And LeGarrette Blount In Situational Football

Ever since the signing of LeGarrette Blount, there has been an assortment of commentary from message boards, blogs, and beat writers speculating about how the new back will fit in with the Pittsburgh Steelers offense and what his role will ultimately be. The commentary frequently gravitated toward his size and power and speculated that he […]

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Ravens RB Ray Rice Indicted On Third-Degree Aggravated Assault

A month after allegedly striking his fiancée and rendering her unconscious, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was indicted by a grand jury today on a charge of third-degree aggravated assault. The incident took place at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, NJ on February 15. Rice played his college ball for the Rutgers University […]

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Steelers Still Profiting From Compensatory Formula Despite Seeming Indifference

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert spoke the other day, among other topics, about the compensatory pick process, saying that while the team tries to predict their compensation based on their understanding of the formula, it’s a “real complicated formula”, which is a statement of the obvious for anybody that follows such news. In fact, […]

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Browns Have Signed Veteran Seahawks Free Agent OL Paul McQuistan

The Baltimore Ravens aren’t the only team in the AFC North that’s trying to improve their offensive line depth during the offseason as the Cleveland Browns have just announced that they have come to terms with Seattle Seahawks free agent offensive lineman Paul McQuistan. McQuistan started 14 games last season for the Seahawks and played left […]

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Ravens Trade For Veteran Offensive Lineman Jeremy Zuttah

In an attempt to improve their offensive line for the upcoming season, the Baltimore Ravens traded for a veteran offensive lineman on Sunday. According to baltimoreravens.com, the Ravens have acquired six-year veteran offensive lineman Jeremy Zuttah from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for a 2015 draft pick. Zuttah, who was originally drafted by the […]

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On A Roster Filled With Holes, This Position May Be The Biggest

Many followers of the Pittsburgh Steelers have voiced their concerns over the perceived lack of depth permeating the roster this offseason, particularly at positions such as defensive end, running back, and wide receiver. But there’s a far more glaring hole that still needs to be addressed at some point, and that is the role of […]

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