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Game Rewind: Steelers vs Vikings Breakdown

We’ll continue to write about specific moments and players throughout the week but as I did last year, here’s my overall game notes after re-watching it. Let’s dive in. – I was able to identify most of the first team kick return unit. The front five: Anthony Chickillo, Bud Dupree,…


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Cam Thomas’ Value Rises With Clifton Geathers On Injured Reserve

Outside observers were nonplussed when the Pittsburgh Steelers lost a pair of defensive ends last offseason and replaced them with free agent Cam Thomas, even while assuming that he would serve in a rotational role. The apathy turned more opinionated when he entered the starting lineup, and the expectations for…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 9 – Wednesday

We’ve reached the halfway point of the Pittsburgh Steelers 18 training camp practices that are open to the media and public, and I’m happy to report that the weather has remained picture perfect. Day nine featured some hurry-up offense and plenty of spirited drills between the offensive and defensive lines, along with…


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Steelers Player-By-Player Practice Review

It’s only eight practices and we’re still several days away from our first game, but with the off day, it’s a nice chance to review the progress of each Pittsburgh Steeler. Take it with a grain of salt, there’s still so far to go, but it’s a nice bow on…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 8 – Monday

For the first time during the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 training camp we had rainfall, albeit very little. The drops and the threat of impending lightning were enough for security to evacuate the bleachers, but that didn’t deter Alex and I much, as we simply relocated to the hill overlooking the…



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Cam Thomas Fighting For His Spot Along Defensive Line

When the Pittsburgh Steelers first signed veteran free agent defensive lineman Cam Thomas last year, there was an initial uncertainty about what his role might ultimately be that season. While the Steelers had quality depth just the year before, the loss of Ziggy Hood and, at the time, Brett Keisel,…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 5

On a gorgeous night for football in Latrobe, the Pittsburgh Steelers once again took the field for a full-pads practice, only this time it was under the lights at the local high school field and in front of a packed house that filled the ample space in the stands. It…



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Training Camp Diary: Day Three

We all hoped it would be a great day of practice and wow, it was. So much happening today, even if a lot of it was sloppy. But days like today remind you of the quantam leap of the team in pads compared to the first two days in shorts….



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Ledyard 2015 Pre-Training Camp 53 Man Roster Prediction

Dave, Alex, and Matthew have already offered you their 53-man roster predictions this weekend, so in the spirit of fun and competition, I felt it imperative to provide you with my own thoughts on the matter. I’ll be at all 18 training camp practices with Alex, prepared to give you…


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Training Camp Day One: What To Watch For

Welcome back! We’ve survived the offseason. Pat yourself on your back. Football. Has. Returned. Of course, we’ll be looking for everything. Now, keep in mind the team will only be practicing in shells meaning we can only learn so much. Not every question can be answered within the first day. But…


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Kevin Colbert Extension A Vote For Stability, Not Stagnation

On the eve of training camp, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Thursday that they reached a two-year contract extension with head coach Mike Tomlin. Yesterday, with training camp just beginning, they also announced that they had come to an agreement with general manager Kevin Colbert that will add two years…


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Steelers 2015 Salary Cap Update Entering Training Camp

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have reported to Saint Vincent College in Latrobe for training camp, it’s a perfect time to update the team’s salary cap situation. We have had a few changes since our last salary cap update with the signing of defensive end Cameron Heyward to a new…