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Steelers 2015 Pre-Draft Movements: Defensive End

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with 12 players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency, and another three players who would be restricted free agents. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents in addition to tendering all three of their restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added…

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Clifton Geathers Offers Necessary Depth Along Defensive Line

The Pittsburgh Steelers yesterday agreed to terms with another one of their free agents, this time with defensive lineman Clifton Geathers. Given that the team only signed him with four games left in the regular season as an injury replacement—and the fact that he was available to sign at that…

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AFC North News Watch: Day 23

It seems that April Fool’s Day turned out to be an unusually active Wednesday around the AFC North, especially for this portion of the offseason that lies in the heart of the dead zone between the heights of free agency and the Pro Day tour leading up to the draft….

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Steelers Re-sign DE Clifton Geathers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed another one of their own unrestricted free agents as defensive end Clifton Geathers has signed a one-year contract. Geathers signed with the Steelers last season after the team lost veteran defensive end Brett Keisel for the year to a torn triceps Even after he was…

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The Steelers Future’s Report: Matt Conrath

Name: Matt Conrath College: Virginia Height: 6’7 Weight: 306 Born: 8/11/1989 We finish up the examination of “futures guys with NFL experience,” by looking at defensive lineman, Matt Conrath. Conrath joins the Steelers after three seasons with the St. Louis Rams. At Virginia, Conrath started for the Cavaliers all four…


The Ramifications Of A Trade Up For Pittsburgh

With a new 5-year window for franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and the stage set for the offense to take it’s place as the NFL’s best, the elephant in the room as far as the Pittsburgh Steelers are concerned is the status of their defense. It’s a defense that’s been undergoing…

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James Harrison’s Role To Be Determined Through Offseason

Just a day after contemplating his future on social media, James Harrison agreed yesterday to terms on a two-year, $2.75 million contract to remain with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The deal includes a $500,000 signing bonus, which is an insignificant amount in terms of dead money in the likely event that…


Cap Space Not The Reason Steelers Shying Away From Free Agent Market

The Pittsburgh Steelers, according to team president Art Rooney II, the team may already be done rebuilding the team via free agency, at least in terms of adding significant pieces beyond mere depth via one-year veteran-minimum qualifying contracts. After all, though the team did add a couple of multi-million deals…


Veteran Combine Could Offer Help For Steelers

Much to the chagrin of Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans everywhere, the free agent market is drying up like a popsicle on a hot summer day, with Sterling Moore and Patrick Robinson the two latest cornerbacks who eluded Pittsburgh for “greener” pastures, or at least a starting spot, which they probably weren’t…

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Free Agent DE Alex Carrington Could Be On Steelers Radar Again Come June

Almost exactly one year ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers brought then-unrestricted free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington in for a visit. He didn’t sign, however, and the team quickly turned their attention to signing Cam Thomas instead. Carrington went on to make a few more free agents after leaving Pittsburgh before…

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Steelers Have Released DE Brett Keisel

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now made another roster move as veteran defensive end Brett Keisel has been released. “We have informed Brett Keisel that we plan to release him today,” Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said in a statement on “We have had conversations with Brett over the past…