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Ranking The Room: AFC North DEs

After taking a look at interior defensive linemen recently, today we’ll shift to the defensive ends in the AFC North for the continuing series “Ranking the Rooms.” If you missed the interior defensive linemen list, you can find it here. No. 1 — Pittsburgh Steelers Not only do the Steelers…



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Training Camp Expectations: Defensive Ends

In less than two weeks, we’ll be at training camp, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90 man roster roll through 14 practices and four games. There will be so much to learn, tons of things going on, so I want to lay out some of my expectations and hopes for each…


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Ranking The Steelers’ Starters: 6-1

Wrapping up the highly controversial series, “Ranking the Starters” here at Steelers Depot, we close it out with the top 6 projected starters heading into the 2016 season. Granted, these six guys are locks for starting jobs, but in today’s game you just never know with injuries and other sorts…


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Ex-Scout Says Best Part About Steelers’ Offense Is “Everything”

Now there’s a sentiment that Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans can smile at. Even if they already knew it. Matt Williamson, an ex-scout for the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Panthers, gave that “everything” answer to the question of what the team’s biggest offensive strength is. An excerpt of what he wrote for…


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Pro Football Focus Analyzes Steelers, League DL Play In 2015

Over the weekend, Dave Bryan brought you statistics from Pro Football Focus which showed that Big Ben faced the least amount of pressure from opposing defenses last season. Now it’s time to take a look at the other side. And I’ll start with discussing how the defensive line performed when…


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One Step To Take: Daniel McCullers

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


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One Step To Take: Cam Heyward

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


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Steelers’ Defensive “Triplets” Rank In Bottom Third

The argument for where the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive trio should rank is pretty easy. Definitely in the top three and even without sounding homerish, they really should be at number one. Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown. What else do you need to say? But the defensive trio? It’s a…


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One Step To Take: Jarvis Jones

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


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Steelers Sign Javon Hargrave To Rookie Deal

The Pittsburgh Steelers have finished off signing their 2016 rookie class, inking third round pick Javon Hargrave to a four year contract today. We have signed our 3rd-round selection from the 2016 NFL Draft, DT Javon Hargrave. 📰 | https://t.co/iIMH5KwSiT pic.twitter.com/day1OPDeO7 — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) June 10, 2016 One of…


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Daniel McCullers Underwent Offseason Shoulder Surgery

Last week, Cam Heyward told reporters Daniel McCullers went under the knife during the offseason but failed to specify on its exact nature. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler got to the bottom of it via McCullers’ agent Thomas Simms. Simms said McCullers had a minor scope done on his shoulder to clean…


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Cam Heyward Not Making Excuses For High Snap Counts

Though Cam Heyward was one of several along the Pittsburgh Steelers’ staff to advocate for a more frequent rotation of snaps, he won’t be one to trot that out as an excuse. “We just need to get stops,” he told reporters after Wednesday’s practice. “I don’t think we can just…


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Cam Heyward “Scouts” Daniel McCullers

Entering his sixth season, every Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan knows the type of talent you’re getting with Cam Heyward. So on Thursday after practice, it was Heyward’s turn to assess the rest of his defensive line teammates. He touched on Stephon Tuitt – “you look for [him] to take another step…


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Heyward And Tuitt Playing Major Role In Resurrecting Pass Rush

Prior to the start of last season, much was made about the dreadful Pittsburgh Steelers pass rush and how the front seven needed to get back to its attack ways getting to the quarterback consistently. Although the Steelers recorded 48 sacks last season — the third-most sacks in the NFL…