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Early June 2016: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again. Now that we’re in the month of June, that means we can look forward to the Pittsburgh Steelers final week of OTA practices and mandatory minicamp taking place before the team takes several weeks off before the start of training camp. Due…


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Safety Eric Weddle Already Feeling Like A Raven

Former Pro Bowl safety Eric Weddle has only been with the Baltimore Ravens for a couple of months by now, after spending the entirety of the rest of his long career with the Chargers, but the veteran already seems to have blended in with his new environment. During a recent…


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AFC North Well-Represented Among Impactful Offseason Additions

Pro Football Focus certainly draws a variety of opinions regarding their work, and certain aspects more than others, such as their grading, draws a fair amount of ire. At times, their understanding of the nuances of certain teams, their roster formulations, and how they generally operate, can come across as…



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2016 Memorial Day Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

The Pittsburgh Steelers held their first set of OTA practices this past week and after the upcoming Memorial Day weekend takes place, they will reconvene at the team’s practice facility for their second set of practices on Tuesday. While we all probably didn’t learn a lot this past week due to…


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Ravens Penalties Reflect NFL’s Belief Rule Violation Was No Accident

Earlier this month, the Baltimore Ravens were ‘made aware’ of the fact that they were in violation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement by having their rookie and first-year players don pads during the team’s rookie minicamp until they were ‘informed’ otherwise by their NFLPA representative, tight end Benjamin Watson. Last…


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Ravens Forced To Forfeit Week Of OTA Practices For Violating CBA

The Baltimore Ravens won’t have their full complement of OTA practices this year as the league has decided to take away their scheduled practices for next week as punishment for their most recent CBA violation. The Ravens had been under investigation for allegedly using full pads during their rookie minicamp…


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Steelers Will Travel Fewest Miles During 2016 Season

Die hard Steelers fan looking to attend every single game? Now’s a good season to try it. You’ll hardly have to fill up for gas, much less buy a plane ticket. That’s because the Pittsburgh Steelers will travel the fewest miles in 2016, according to CBS’ annual breakdown. The team…



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Film Room: Cover 3 Still A Steelers’ Staple

When you think of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense, you probably circle a couple of common concepts: tough, hard-hitting, stellar run defense, and a potent pass rush. That’s been a constant since the 1970s. But the scheme wrapped around those core football values has evolved. Bud Carson’s Cover 2, a 4-3…


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Analyzing The AFC North Defenses

Now that the draft is over and free agency has calmed down, let’s take a look at how the AFC North defenses will look heading into the 2016 NFL season. Some of the notable additions and returning players will be featured. Cleveland Browns Notable Draft Picks: 1. DL/OLB Emmanuel Ogbah…



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Mike Tomlin Teams Up With Baltimore Cancer Foundation

When Mike Tomlin visits Baltimore, his usual goal is to beat the Ravens. Tomlin returned to the city last night but in a mission to defeat cancer, not another football team. At first glance, that may seem a little unusual. But his journey is for a terrific cause with a…


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NFL Believes Ravens Knew They Were Violating Practice Rule

If you come upon the title of an article that involves sports, politics, or many other venues within the spectrum of human experience, that contains the word “knew” following the subject of the article, it tends to be a bad thing. The Baltimore Ravens are already familiar with the way…


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Football Outsiders Project Steelers As Top AFC Team In 2016

If you’re a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers it’s hard not to be excited about the upcoming 2016 season as the team appears to be poised to make a serious run at obtaining a seventh Lombardi Trophy. While the Steelers failed to win the AFC North last season, several major…