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Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Might Be Headed For Less Playing Time In 2014

Prior to him suffering an ankle injury in the Week 10 game last season against the Buffalo Bills, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas registered a whopping 193 snaps of playing time on defense. Once he was healthy, however, he never played another snap all season. With less than 100 days to go until the start […]

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Mike Vrabel Knows All About DE To OLB Learning Curve

Over the years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have drafted several players that played defensive end in college only to convert them into 3-4 outside linebackers. Mike Vrabel was one of those players and the current Houston Texans linebackers coach recently talked about how tough the transition can be from defensive end to outside linebacker in an interview with […]

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Steelers Film Room: Breakdown Of New RB LeGarrette Blount

By Alex Kozora We’ll continue our free agency series with former New England Patriot running back LeGarrette Blount, who was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers on March 28th. In the four games I looked at, Blount always lined up in the backfield so there isn’t much to chart pre-snap. Post-snap charting is as follows. The number […]

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

We have already thoroughly dissected the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft class, so now it’s time to look at what the other teams in the AFC North did. We already kicked this series off with a look at the Baltimore Ravens 2014 draft, so today we will look at the Cleveland Browns 2014 draft class. 1 – 8(8) […]

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Johnny Football Comes To Cleveland

The Cleveland Browns were a busy team Thursday night in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and that included them selecting Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall selection. Heading into draft, it was reported that the Browns would not be drafting Manziel with their fourth overall selection and that wound […]

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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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Report: Steelers Permitted To Open 2014 Training Camp On July 25th

Now that the date and time of the Pittsburgh Steelers preseason opener against the New York Giants has been set, it looks like a date has been established for the start of training camp as well. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Thursday morning that the Steelers will be permitted to open training camp […]

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LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. Has Visited With The Bills And Bengals Thus Far

LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is certainly a player that the Pittsburgh Steelers could possibly select 15th overall next month in the 2014 NFL Draft. On Saturday, Beckham was interviewed on SiriusXM NFL Radio and he went over the pre draft visits he has already made as well as the ones he will make […]

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Looking At The Steelers’ Pressure Patterns In 2013

As we’ve previously discussed here, the Pittsburgh Steelers certainly had their fair share of difficulties in generating pressure against the opposing quarterback last season, but let’s take a look at how they went about trying to bring that pressure by looking at the number of rushers that they used and the pressure they generated. One […]

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Steelers 2014 Preseason Schedule Features Games Against Giants, Bills, Eagles And Panthers

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 preseason schedule has now been released and the two home games this year will played against the Buffalo Bills and the Carolina Panthers. The Steelers two preseason road games will be against the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles. The Steelers will open the preseason on the road against the […]

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Steelers 2014 Preseason Schedule To Be Announced Wednesday Afternoon

The Pittsburgh Steelers will announce their 2014 preseason schedule Wednesday afternoon. While we are only speculating, there’s a good chance that the Steelers final of the four exhibition games will be at home against the Carolina Panthers. If that is indeed winds up being the case, then the Steelers will more than likely open the […]

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Buccaneers Trading Mike Williams To Bills Still Might Not Be Enough To Drop Mike Evans To Steelers

On Friday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded wide receiver Mike Williams to the Buffalo Bills for a sixth-round draft pick and as a result, it could wind up shaking things up a little bit in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Now that Williams is out of Tampa Bay, the Buccaneers very well […]

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New Steelers LB Arthur Moats To Get Initial Opportunity At Outside Linebacker

The Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff loves players that have position flexibility and that certainly defines new linebacker Arthur Moats, who was signed a few weeks ago as an unrestricted free agent after playing his first four seasons in the league with the Buffalo Bills. On Thursday, Moats said in an interview on ESPN 970 that […]

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Steelers-Bills Training Camp Practices Will Have An Air Of Familiarity

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills earlier in the week reached an agreement to hold mutual practice sessions during training camp over the next two years earlier this week, which should certainly add an interesting dynamic to the proceedings, not only for the organization and the players, but also the fans and those who cover the team. […]

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Pending League Approval, Steelers Will Host Bills For Three Training Camp Practices

Updating a previous report, Tim Graham of the Buffalo News is now reporting that pending league approval, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills have both agreed to joint practice sessions this year during training camp. The hope is that these joint practices will take place annually moving forward and that they will start this year […]

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Bills Talking To Steelers About Possible Training Camp Scrimmages

The Pittsburgh Steelers might not have to only hit each other this year during training camp as they could have a scrimmage partner. According to Tim Graham of the Buffalo News, Bills head coach Doug Marrone said during his talk with the media during the NFL owners’ meeting that they are currently talking with the […]

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New Steelers LB Arthur Moats Says Picking Pittsburgh Was A “No-brainer”

By Josh Svetz The Pittsburgh Steelers have been painted as an old, washed up, non-contender by many. However, the newest addition to the team does not think so: “I know they had an off year last year, but I definitely feel like we are headed in the right direction.” Arthur Moats, the latest linebacker added […]

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New Steelers LB Arthur Moats Will Only Be A Two Down Player If Ever Asked To Play Inside

In 2013 with the Buffalo Bills, new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Arthur Moats started 12 games. However, despite all of those starts, he still managed to only play 301 defensive snaps. So why so few snaps? When looking at his tape from last season, it’s clear that he was just used primarily on run downs and […]

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New Steelers LB Arthur Moats Could Be A Special Player In 2014

While the signing of former Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats should provide much needed depth for the Pittsburgh Steelers on defense in 2014, the addition of the former sixth-round draft pick probably has special teams coach Danny Smith excited as well. Moats logged 176 snaps (34.7%) last season for the Bills on special teams and […]

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As Of Monday Evening, Bills Free Agent DL Alex Carrington Still Remains Unsigned

As of Monday evening, we still have no idea where Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington will play in 2014. Carrington, who has visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders and Cleveland Browns so far this offseason, reportedly has the St. Louis Rams interested in him as well, but has yet to visit […]

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Steelers 2014 Salary Cap Space Update Pending Lance Moore Contract Numbers

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed tight end Michael Palmer and added former Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats to the roster on Monday, the team of course has used a little more of their available salary cap space. Prior to re-signing Palmer, the team had $2,174,434.00 in available cap space per the NFLPA. If […]

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How The Signing Of Arthur Moats Affects The Steelers Roster

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats, let’s take a look at what it means to a few other linebackers already on the roster and one that’s not. If the Steelers signed Moats with the idea of using him as a backup inside, the fact that he would best […]

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Position Flexibility Of New Steelers LB Arthur Moats Is A Plus

The addition of Buffalo Bills unrestricted free agent linebacker Arthur Moats by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday now gives them a player with great position flexibility. Moats is a compact player out of James Madison that initially projected to be an outside linebacker in the NFL. During his career with the Bills, however, Moats bounced […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Hasn’t Shut Door On Possible James Harrison Return

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert is talking to the press Sunday prior to the NFL owners’ meetings taking place in Orlando, Fla and was asked about the possibility of veteran linebacker James Harrison returning for the upcoming season. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Colbert said he’s never going to close the […]

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Steelers Expected To Meet With Bills Free Agent LB Arthur Moats Next Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to meet with Buffalo Bills free agent linebacker Arthur Moats early next week, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Moats was originally drafted by the Bills in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft out of James Madison Moats has played both inside and outside since coming into the league. […]

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Bills Free Agent DE Alex Carrington Remains Unsigned Following Visit With Browns

Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington met with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday and currently remains unsigned heading into Friday. Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reported Thursday on Twitter that Carrington, who visited with the Steelers last Friday, had his meeting on Wednesday with the Browns and that it did not […]

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