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Steelers Kevin Colbert Talks Cover-2, Defensive Philosophy

There’s been a lot of discussion as of late that has centered around the Pittsburgh Steelers running more cover-2 this upcoming season on defense and a few days ago, general manager was asked by Bob Labriola during an interview on Steelers Nation Radio to give his thoughts on the two-deep…





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Steelers’ Best Of Modern Era Features 7 Active Players

Bob Labriola recently wrapped up his take on what constitutes the greatest players of the Pittsburgh Steelers’s free agency era, which began in 1992, assembling it in a series of articles called the All-Modern Team. Needless to say, there is a slew of excellent players listed, including three Hall of…


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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Final List

Today, Steelers.com’s Bob Labriola released his final positional grouping for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Modern-Era team. Now, it’s worth recapping his entire selections. For those who disagree with his picks, speak now or forever hold your peace. QB: Ben Roethlisberger RB: Le’Veon Bell FB: Jerome Bettis WR: Hines Ward, Antonio Brown TE: Heath Miller OT: Marvel Smith,…


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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Safety

It’s the final edition of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Modern-Era team, presented by Steelers.com’s Bob Labriola. Only the safeties were left to judge and you’ve probably already figured out the selections. Lets get to it. Safety: Carnell Lake – “In 10 seasons with the Steelers, Lake appeared in 154 games and started all…


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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Cornerbacks

After a day off, Steelers.com Bob Labriola is back to unveil his two selections at cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Modern-Era squad. Remember, this only selects players from 1992 to the present day. As we always do, we’ll give you his picks, explanation, and our reaction to it. Be sure…


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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Linebackers

Steelers.com’s Bob Labriola tackles maybe the most difficult position today, selecting the Pittsburgh Steelers best linebackers from 1992 to the present day. As we’ve done with each installment, we’ll give you his picks, explanations, and react to them at the end. Linebacker: Greg Lloyd – “When asked which of his former players…


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Steelers Modern-Era Team: Defensive Line

You probably know the drill by now. Steelers.com Bob Labriola has been unveiling his Modern-Era team, the best Pittsburgh Steelers from 1992 to today. His list today centers around the defensive line. We’ll post his selections with explanations with some reaction to follow. Defensive End: Aaron Smith – “Aaron Smith gets the…


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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Specialists

We’re back to look at the new list of inductees to the Steelers.com Modern Era Team. Their own Bob Labriola is making the selections, choosing players from 1992 to the present, and today, he named the specialists. If you’d like to look at the skill positions or offensive line, click…


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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Offensive Line

Yesterday, we went through Bob Labriola’s picks for the skill positions of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Modern-Era team. Great discussion throughout the day and hopefully we can replicate that today. Keep in mind his criteria only selects players from 1992 to the present day. You won’t see Jon Kolb or Moon…


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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Skill Positions

Throughout the week, Bob Labriola at Steelers.com has been putting together a Pittsburgh Steelers’ “Modern Era,” from 1992 to present day. He’s run through all the skill positions, which we’ll put here, and a brief explanation from Labriola for each selection. Quarterback: Ben Roethlisberger – “In between 1992 and drafting…


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Le’Veon Bell Still Playing With Chip On His Shoulder

Le’Veon Bell had the most statistically productive season in team history in 2014, but the Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back still believes his game can grow. “I still made a lot of mistakes. There were a lot of times I might have taken a hole too early. People consider me patient, but…


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Steelers Film Room: How Markus Wheaton Can Improve His YAC In 2015

There has been ample talk on this site and other media outlets regarding Markus Wheaton’s poor YAC in 2014. It’s an area Mike Tomlin, according to Bob Labriola in the link above, wants the soon-to-be third year receiver to see improved. Here is what we do know. Wheaton’s YAC last…