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Cameron Heyward

Cameron Heyward Knows Team Needs Depth To Stay Fresh

The Pittsburgh Steelers need to bolster their defensive line depth this offseason. They needed to do so last offseason when their starting defensive ends, Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt, were logging over 90 percent of the team’s snaps toward the end of the season. Everybody knows it. The Steelers know…


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Ricardo Mathews Eases Urgency Of Addressing DL Depth

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a surprise move yesterday in signing their fourth outside free agent, adding to the roster defensive lineman Ricardo Mathews. I will let Alex Kozora’s breakdown of the newest Pittsburgh Steelers to speak toward what he will be able to offer in terms of on-field ability, but…


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Video: Antonio Brown Rumbas For A Score On Dancing With the Stars

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was back on the dance floor Monday night as he and his partner Sharna Burgess attempted to impress the judges with a rumba routine during the second episode of Dancing with the Stars. The judges, however, weren’t overly impressed with Brown and Burgess on…


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Tomlin Says Nose Tackle Position Is ‘Being Minimized Globally’

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is currently in Boca Raton, Florida attending the annual league meetings and during a one-on-one interview with Missi Matthews of steelers.com, he was asked about the state of the nose tackle position now that offenses as a whole have evolved over the course of…


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Colbert Talks Progress Of Daniel McCullers, Defensive Line Needs

With the bulk of the free agent signing period now behind us and the 2016 NFL Draft quickly approaching, the Pittsburgh Steelers still have glaring needs on their defensive line. Ahead of this week’s annual league meetings in Boca Raton, Florida, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert not only addressed the…


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Steelers Navigating Offseason So Far Without Contract Restructures

A month ago, I would have bet you a lot of money that the Pittsburgh Steelers would have restructured the contract of at least one player prior to April. However, so far, no such transaction has taken place. In fact, now that center Maurkice Pouncey and defensive end Cameron Heyward…



Football: Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez (3) in action, making pass under pressure vs Pittsburgh Steelers Cam Thomas (96) during preseason game at Lincoln Financial Field. Philadelphia, PA 8/21/2014 CREDIT: Al Tielemans (Photo by Al Tielemans /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X158561 TK1 )

Steelers Must Find Plugs To Fill Holes In Defensive Line

When the Pittsburgh Steelers lost veteran nose tackle Steve McLendon in free agency yesterday, it opened up a pretty big hole in the team’s defensive line depth. But let’s not forget that the Steelers already had a hole there. Now the team has two holes to fill along the defensive…



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Roster Bonus Time For Steelers Heyward, Pouncey

As part of the 6-year, $59.2 million contract that Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward signed last year, he was scheduled to receive a $5 million roster bonus in 2016 by the fifth day of the new league year. The same goes for center Maurkice Pouncey as he was also reportedly due a…


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2016 Steelers Pre-Free Agency Positional Review: Defensive End

We’re now into March, and that means that the new league year will be upon us shortly, and when that time comes, the floodgates to free agency will open—not that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be major players when it comes to signing outside free agents, as they tend to keep…


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Steelers Have Very Quiet Week Ahead Of Start Of New League Year

There certainly was quite a few transactions around the NFL this past week that included taggings, tenderings, cuttings, restructurings and extensions, and that certainly was par for the course for this time of year. Outside of them waiving tackle Micah Hatchie, who spent all of last season on the Reserve/Injured list,…


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Steelers 2016 Salary Cap Update Ahead Of New League Year

Now that the league has set the official salary cap number for the 2016 season, I thought I would provide you a full update as to where I currently have the Pittsburgh Steelers at as of Friday evening. As you can see in the table below, tight end Heath Miller is…


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Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2011 Draft Class

A couple of days ago, I wrote an article about a series of grades evaluating the rookie draft classes of each NFL team following their first seasons, and I talked about the arbitrary nature of the process, in particular the signing of a letter grade for players who have yet…