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Season Of Change: Time For Stephon Tuitt To Do it

Over the course of the past couple of years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have undergone an uncommon amount of change, which could have been largely correlated with the fact that the team had finished 8-8 in consecutive seasons while failing to advance to the postseason. In deference to general manager Kevin…


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Now That Heyward Is Signed Long-Term, Beachum Could Be Next

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward has signed his new long-term deal, the organization could very well decide to lock up another young player for an extended amount of time after the team arrives at Latrobe for training camp next Friday. That young player could and should be…


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Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Signs New Long-Term Contract

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward announced Thursday night on Twitter that he’s signed a new long-term contract extension with the team. Heyward, who was drafted in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft out of Ohio State, was about to enter the final year of his current contract…


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Season Of Change: Steelers Finally Gain Salary Cap Clarity

Over the course of the past couple of years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have undergone an uncommon amount of change, which could have been largely correlated with the fact that the team had finished 8-8 in consecutive seasons while failing to advance to the postseason. In deference to general manager Kevin…


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Depth Remains An Issue At A Few Key Spots For Pittsburgh

We like to talk about competition for starting spots with training camp right around the corner, but the reality is that the majority of the impact from camp battles will be felt in the depth of the roster come September. Most starters are locks to make the team, but discovering…


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There They Go Again … Disrespecting James Harrison

There has been a lot of “dissing” going on again with Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison. It was only last year during the offseason when NFL experts both local and far away were using the word “done” when discussing what was left in the career tank of James Harrison. Too…


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Previewing The AFC North: Pittsburgh Steelers

As training camp fast approaches, I’ve decided to break down the current state of the AFC North heading into the 2015 NFL preseason. A comprehensive Pittsburgh Steelers breakdown is on the slate for today, although I’ll likely revisit the team once the 53-man roster begins to take shape. The Steelers…



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Season Of Change: Worilds Finds Life’s Work Off The Field

Over the course of the past couple of years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have undergone an uncommon amount of change, which could have been largely correlated with the fact that the team had finished 8-8 in consecutive seasons while failing to advance to the postseason. In deference to general manager Kevin…


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Steelers’ Best Of Modern Era Features 7 Active Players

Bob Labriola recently wrapped up his take on what constitutes the greatest players of the Pittsburgh Steelers’s free agency era, which began in 1992, assembling it in a series of articles called the All-Modern Team. Needless to say, there is a slew of excellent players listed, including three Hall of…



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Two Out Of Three AFC North Writers Choose Harrison As Steelers Most Feared

Who is currently the most feared player on the Pittsburgh Steelers defense? That is a question that Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com recently asked his fellow AFC North beat writers and two of the three unsurprisingly chose linebacker James Harrison. Coley Harvey, who covers the Cincinnati Bengals, emphatically chose the 37-year-old…


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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Final List

Today, Steelers.com’s Bob Labriola released his final positional grouping for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Modern-Era team. Now, it’s worth recapping his entire selections. For those who disagree with his picks, speak now or forever hold your peace. QB: Ben Roethlisberger RB: Le’Veon Bell FB: Jerome Bettis WR: Hines Ward, Antonio Brown TE: Heath Miller OT: Marvel Smith,…


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Breaking Down The Roster By Draft Class Under Mike Tomlin

Yesterday we took a look back at the inaugural draft class of head coach Mike Tomlin during his tenure as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Entering his ninth season, he has now gone through the draft process nine times, and he still has three players from that 2007…


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Steelers Selected 10th-Most Pro Bowlers In Past 10 Drafts

Ever since Chuck Noll took the helm at head coach for a struggling Pittsburgh Steelers franchise in 1969, the organization has placed its focus on building the team primarily through the draft, which has been a more difficult position to maintain in the era of free agency. The Steelers are…


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2015 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Depth Chart Update: Defensive Ends

The Pittsburgh Steelers have recently concluded their offseason schedule, complete with nine OTA practices and the three-day minicamp, and are currently off for about five weeks before they re-emerge in Latrobe for the start of training camp. Not much is expected to happen between now and then as far as…


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Steelers Defensive Line Depth Could Be A ‘Big’ Deal This Season

Over the course of the past few months during the offseason, we have focused a lot of attention to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ starting defensive line, and for good reason, given the combination of talent and potential focused there, in addition to the speculation about how the line might be used…


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Steelers’ Defense Could Hinge On Three 2014 Selections

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Ryan Shazier with the 15th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft last year, it was in hopes of making him the long-term running mate to stalwart inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons in the middle of the team’s defense. Sure enough, Shazier was plugged into the…



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Exclusive Interview With Steelers’ DE Matt Conrath

Recently, we profiled Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Matt Conrath’s path to the Steel City. I was able to reach out to him personally to touch on some of those story lines and turn attention to what he’s been doing in Pittsburgh since signing a futures contract in January. Check out…



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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers News, Appeal Hearings, Todd Haley, Ramon Foster & More

Season 5, Episode 124 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with Alex Kozora still sitting in for David Todd, we open the show by recapping the latest Pittsburgh Steelers news that includes the recent passing of Joe Greene’s wife and the team announcing they will honor running back Jerome Bettis with a ring ceremony during the Week…



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Time Is Right To Tweak Thinking On Steelers D-Line

Over the course of this offseason, we have gotten several glimpses of the idea that the Pittsburgh Steelers defense under Keith Butler will be doing away with some of the two-gapping mentality traditionally employed by their defensive line in the base 3-4 alignment, which has become a staple of some…


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Seven Steelers Players Make NFL.com’s All-AFC North team

Over the last few weeks on The Terrible Podcast, you’ve probably heard Alex Kozora and myself discussing which Pittsburgh Steelers players would make an All-AFC North Team. On Tuesday, Dave Dameshek released his such team on NFL.com and it includes seven Steelers players. Representing the Steelers offense on Dameshek’s list…