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Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2005 Draft Class

While I initially planned to cover just the Mike Tomlin years in revisiting the Steelers’ recent drafts, I recently talked about their first-round history dating back to 2006, so I thought that we should keep going. And in the interests of reaching a round number—and with a nod toward Heath…


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Safety Much Likelier Investment By Pittsburgh Than Corner

Ask a Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan what position they’d like to see brought in during free agency, and they’re likely to respond with a cornerback. While that sounds nice, and to an extent understandable, if you look historically, it seems unlikely. Don’t fret. That doesn’t mean they’re automatically going to ignore…


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Will Allen Highlights Secondary’s Increased Role As Blitzers

Secondary blitzes were once a pretty notable part of Dick LeBeau’s defense with the Pittsburgh Steelers, particularly at its peak around the time of the team’s most recent Super Bowl appearance. All of the other pieces were in place to make the blitz of a defensive back most effective, and…



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Numbers Don’t Tell Story Of 2015 Season For William Gay

When William Gay left the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2012 to play for the Arizona Cardinals, he did so as a figure less than beloved in the city, having built up a reputations not entirely deserved for being a poor player, a reputation that stemmed largely from his first stint as…


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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Ravens

A weird game, as heartbreaking as it was, deserves weird stats. So let’s dive in. – This is the latest into an NFL game the Pittsburgh Steelers have lost since 2005, when the Baltimore Ravens (of course) beat the Steelers with 4:09 remaining in overtime. Matt Stover kicked a 44…


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Rebuilding A Champion: Left Corner Position Remains Unstable

The Pittsburgh Steelers spent much of the time between their last playoff victory and now replenishing their roster in preparation for their next chance to make a push for a championship. Last season showed signs that the team was on its way out of that transitional phase after posting a…


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Max Starks Interning At 120 Sports

Former Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive tackle Max Starks is beginning his internship with 120 Sports. He’s posted several photos on his Instagram account, including one as a cameraman with a rundown in front of him. My home for the day @120sports, good ol' camera 2 today! #internlife #cameraguy #watchthecords #nflpa A…


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Will Allen Discusses Why Players Retire Early

Earlier this month, we wrote an article on Pittsburgh Steelers’ safety Will Allen announcing he was starring in a video discussing why several NFL players have retired early. Today, Part One of the video has been released. In it, Allen plays more of the role of host, interviewing several former…






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League Still Trying To Overcome Player Culture About Concussions

The National Football League has long had a concussion problem, even if it is only in more recent years that the public has learned of the extent of the issue. There are no obvious ways to address the problem, either, without fundamentally changing the nature of the game, for which…