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Cameron Heyward

2015 Player Exit Meetings – DE Cameron Heyward

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


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Part Of Defensive Line Depth Answer Could Come Internally

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a problem along their defensive line, but the problem doesn’t come from the front line; rather, the issue is that the team has nobody to play behind their two starting defensive ends, Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt. Of course, it needs to be noted that starting…


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In Secondary, Scouting And Talent Lacking More Than Coaching

Whenever a team has a weakness in one particular area of its personnel, it is the gut reaction to immediately put the position coach under fire. Often, perhaps too often, we see that position coach take the fall when a deeper analysis might show that he wasn’t the problem. The…


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Steelers 2015 Sack Review: LB Jarvis Jones

Over the course of the next several weeks I will be recapping the sacks registered during the 2015 season by the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Each post will be dedicated to one individual player and along the way we’ll document the down and distance, time and number of players sent on each…


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Steelers Film Room: Steve McLendon Vs Broncos

Nose tackle Steve McLendon certainly gets talked about an awful lot for a player who, by percentage, doesn’t see a great deal of playing time, given that the Pittsburgh Steelers have resorted to spending most of their time in sub-packages. The veteran nose tackle logged 379 snaps during the regular…


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Steelers 2016 Draft Needs: Defense Overview

With the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season now firmly behind us, we can now take a good look at the teams 2016 draft needs. In this post, we will look at every defensive position group from a needs standpoint as the team enters the offseason. Defensive End – (Moderate Need) –…



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Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Wants More Help On D-Line Next Season

Including the playoffs, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive ends Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt played 1,116 (88%) and 990 (78.6%) total snaps respectively in 2015. Earlier this week, Heyward indicated in a locker room interview that he wouldn’t mind having a little help on the defensive line next season, according to Trib…


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My Response To Bill Barnwell’s Annual Slamming Of The Steelers

You know the drill at this time of year, right? The Pittsburgh Steelers get eliminated from the playoffs and one-by-one the major media experts hacks write about how poorly the organization manages their salary cap. The year, Bill Barnwell of ESPN.com is the first one to nationally take a swing…


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Steelers 2016 Salary Cap: Early Offseason Look Ahead

Being as the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season has now come to an end it is time to take a quick look ahead at what the team’s early 2016 salary cap picture will look like during the offseason. As you can see in the table below, the Steelers currently have 43 players under…


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Division Week Steelers Vs Broncos: What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in Denver today to take on Peyton Manning and the Broncos in the Divisional round, vying for the right to take on the Patriots in the AFC Championship game next week. In so doing, they will be playing without a full deck of cards—and some of…


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Ryan Shazier Takes Center Stage In Denver

Last week, Pittsburgh Steelers second-year inside linebacker Ryan Shazier authored arguably his strongest and most complete performance of his career, with the only rival being the Week Two game that also featured a sack. But that game cannot stack up in terms of importance, this being the playoffs, and the…


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Steelers Vs. Broncos 2015 Divisional Round: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2015 Divisional Round Pittsburgh Steelers (11-6) vs. Denver Broncos (12-4) Kickoff: 4:40 p.m. ET Site: Sports Authority Field at Mile High (76,125) • Denver, Colo. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Jim Nantz (play-by-play), Phil Simms (color analyst), Tracy Wolfson (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers…