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Keith Butler With Big Opportunity As First Year Coordinator

It isn’t often that a first-year defensive coordinator has the chance to accomplish something a long-time legend had struggled to do in recent years, but that is exactly the opportunity in front of Pittsburgh Steelers coach Keith Butler. The former linebackers’ coach has had the honor of being tutored by…





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Keith Butler’s Defense Will Bring Slightly New Philosophy

That is not exactly a sexy headline. But it shouldn’t surprise any level-headed fan in the least. Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive coordinator Keith Butler made his first public comments to the media since being hired as the heir to Dick LeBeau. Dave Bryan has the details of almost everything Butler said,…


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Steelers 2015 Post-Draft Roster Review: Safety

With the 2015 NFL Draft and rookie minicamp now in the rearview mirror, the Pittsburgh Steelers 90-man offseason roster is getting pretty close to set, although there are always some late movements to balance out positional numbers or replace injured or underperforming players. Now that the rookie class in in-house…


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Carnell Lake Has A Full Plate Heading Into 2015

How is Cortez Allen going to bounce back after a horrendous 2014 season? How much playing time will rookies Senquez Golson and Doran Grant receive? Who replaces Troy Polamalu at safety? These are only a few of the mysteries heading into the 2015 season as the Steelers’ secondary looks to rebound, led by defensive backs coach,…



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Who Exactly Is B.W. Webb?

In cornerback B.W. Webb’s first-ever collegiate game for William & Mary, he started off about as well as he could ever hope for. The small FCS school, traveling to the University of Virginia, and left with a stunning 26-14 upset, one in which Webb had a major hand in. He had…


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Steelers Stay True, Go Back To The Buckeye Pipeline Once Again

With Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly looking to his Oregon Ducks pipeline early and often for NFL talent, the team is often looked at as an extension of Oregon, the “Philadelphia Ducks” if you will. Kelly looked to cap this off by an “any means possible” approach to trade up…


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Golson Turned Down Big Money, MLB Future For Football Dreams

As a high school senior, I’m sure the majority of us could say if you placed a $1.35 million contract before our very eyes, we’d put the pen to paper quicker than you could blink an eye. However, that wasn’t the case for Pittsburgh Steelers second round draft choice, Ole…


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Steelers’ Holliman Is An Absolute Wild Card

Former Louisville safety, Gerod Holliman, isn’t your ordinary seventh round draft pick. He tied the single-season interceptions record with 14, a record that stood since for over 40 years. With that comes the accolades, like first team All-American, All-ACC and being a recipient of the Jim Thorpe award, awarded to the…


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Gerod Holliman Admits Favoring Injured Left Shoulder

At the risk of beating the drum one stroke too often and tearing the canvas, there is another piece to fit in place to the puzzle that is Gerod Holliman, the Louisville free safety and Jim Thorpe Award winner that the Pittsburgh Steelers selected with the 239th overall pick in…