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Steelers Cam Thomas, Clifton Geathers Get New Jersey Numbers

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey isn’t the only veteran player that will have a new number this season as two more have now switched digits. According to the Steelers official website, everyone’s favorite defensive lineman, Cam Thomas, will now wear No. 93, which was worn previously by linebacker Jason…


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My Steelers Post-Draft Thoughts

Ever year when the draft ends I can always count on people asking me right away to grade the Pittsburgh Steelers selections. I don’t usually like to do that for several reason with one of them being that I want to do more research on the players drafted to find…


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Steelers 2015 Draft Class Recap

Now that the 2015 NFL Draft is in the books, and we’re one huge step closer to pinning down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2015 roster, it’s time to regroup and take stock of what just transpired over the course of the past three days. All told, the Steelers drafted eight new…


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Joey Porter Wants To Keep James Harrison’s Snap Count Down To 25

Even knowing that they only had Jason Worilds on a transition tag and projected to lose him the following year, and only signed free agent Arthur Moats to a one-year, veteran-minimum contract, the Pittsburgh Steelers entirely ignored the outside linebacker position in the 2014 NFL Draft, and only carried three…



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Steelers 2015 Draft: Five Day-Two Prospects To Watch Out For

Day one of the 2015 NFL Draft is in the books. Moving right into day-two with rounds two and three, here is a list of prospects to keep an eye on for the Pittsburgh Steelers during Friday’s action. Adrian Amos/SS Penn St: The second round is too high but the…


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Some Final Thoughts Before The 2015 NFL Draft

The 2015 NFL Draft is finally here. It seems like only yesterday I was starting to get myself more acquainted with college players during the week of the Senior Bowl. Thankfully I had Youtube, Twitter and the torrents to keep me busy over the course of the last several months….


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Steelers 2015 Draft Needs: Nose Tackle

The calendar is quickly flipping through the month of April, and each day brings us closer and closer to the 2015 NFL Draft. By now, teams should have by and large accomplished everything that they have set out to do in terms of free agent roster building, which means that…


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Steelers 2015 Draft Needs: Defensive End

The calendar is quickly flipping through the month of April, and each day brings us closer and closer to the 2015 NFL Draft. By now, teams should have by and large accomplished everything that they have set out to do in terms of free agent roster building, which means that…


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Steelers Depending On Stephon Tuitt’s Development

In every season, for every team, there are so many things that have to go right in order for the desired outcome to be achieved by the end of the road. Many of these things are ephemeral and hard to pinpoint, while others can be identified with relative ease. Unsurprisingly,…


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2015 Steelers Mock Draft: Alex Kozora Version 3.0 – Post Free Agency

With free agency dwindling down, it’s appropriate to conduct another mock now that the roster is a little bit clearer. One more mock will be conducted, coming shortly before the draft. As I’ve done throughout this series, I used the simulator on fanspeak.com. I did, however, change the board I…


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Steelers 2015 Pre-Draft Movements: Nose Tackle

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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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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Steelers Have Work To Do In Improving Run Defense

Over the course of the past four seasons, ever since their most recent appearance in the Super Bowl, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense has been on the decline, though it hasn’t always been represented in the base statistics. In 2014, for example, the Steelers actually finished with a top 10 rushing…


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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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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…


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Daniel McCullers Has Chance To Expand Role In 2015

Over the course of the past few days, I felt that I was due to write something about Daniel McCullers, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ sixth-round compensatory draft selection in the 2014 NFL Draft. McCullers is a man large enough to garner the nickname “Shade Tree”, and was aptly described as “an…



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Steelers Awarded One 7th Round Compensatory Pick For The 2015 NFL Draft

The 2015 compensatory draft picks have now been announced and the Pittsburgh Steelers have been awarded one extra seventh round selection (252nd overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft. Last offseason the Steelers lost unrestricted free agents wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, defensive end Ziggy Hood, wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery, defensive end Al Woods, safety Ryan Clark, fullback David…


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Depletion Of Talent Should Open Door For Rookie Playing Time On Defense

For the vast majority of Dick LeBeau’s tenure as the defensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the franchise was routinely able to field a top five defense, often even finishing at the top of the league in the majority of the most vital defensive statistics. Many have cited LeBeau’s complex…


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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…


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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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Long List Of ‘If’s Stands Between Steelers And A Better Defense

There are many people out there wondering, for good reason, what the defense will be like for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2015. After all, there have been a lot of changes thus far, consisting only of subtractions or lateral moves, up to this point. They changed defensive coordinators (lateral move),…