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AFC North Draft History Study: Linebackers

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…

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Howard Jones The Forgotten Man At OLB?

Last year after the 2014 draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers claimed a prospect most of us had never heard of. Howard Jones, a Division II defensive end from Shepherd University who set the all-time school sack record with 35. Standing 6-foot-4 and 238 pounds, he’s a long-limbed prospect, with 34 1/8…

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The Steelers Future’s Report: Shawn Lemon

Name: Shawn Lemon College: Akron Height: 6’2 Weight: 250 pounds Born: 8/25/1988 We’re going to continue our Canadian Football League trend by reporting on the most notable CFL addition, linebacker, Shawn Lemon. Lemon comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers after a breakout year in the CFL, playing for the Calgary Stampeders….


Bengals Injury Report: Several Players Still Sidelined Thursday By Flu Bug

The Cincinnati Bengals practiced on Christmas day and it appears as though the flu bug is continuing to make its way around the locker room. Not practicing Thursday were linebacker Chris Carter (knee), safety Reggie Nelson (illness), cornerback Terence Newman (illness), kicker Mike Nugent (illness) and tackle Andrew Whitworth (not…

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Bengals Sign Former Steelers LB Chris Carter

The Cincinnati Bengals have a new player as of Wednesday and it’s former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Chris Carter. Carter, who was drafted by the Steelers in the fifth-round of the 2011 NFL Draft, was waived by Pittsburgh just prior to the start of the season. Carter has since spent time…

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Numbers Crunch: Preseason Charting Takeaways

By Alex Kozora Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers preseason has finished up, here is a final look back on the defensive side of the ball before we jump into Week One of the regular season. Random assortment of tidbits below from their 304 snaps. Snap Counts Defensive Line Cam Heyward:…

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Newcomer B.W. Webb Should Follow The Path Of Antwon Blake

Around this time a year ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers picked up a second-year cornerback off waivers and added him to their 53-man roster, carrying him throughout the entire season. The Steelers released Isaiah Green, who made the roster initially, in order to make room for Antwon Blake, while Green spent…

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Steelers Vs. Panthers Game Rewind – Second Half

By Alex Kozora My final game notes of the 2014 preseason. Observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 loss to the hands of the Carolina Panthers. Second Half – Josh Harris knocked aside in pass protection. – Veteran play by Darrius Heyward-Bey on this run block. Safety walks down into the box at the…

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Steelers Vs. Panthers Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora My final game notes of the 2014 preseason. Observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 loss to the hands of the Carolina Panthers. First Half – First team kick coverage unit consisted of backup. Shouldn’t put much stock into it but we’ll note it anyway. The group L-R….

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Steelers Thin At Outside Linebacker Following Saturday Cuts

The Pittsburgh Steelers trimmed down their roster Saturday to the league-mandated 53 players, but in doing so, they have left themselves mighty thin at that outside linebacker position. Not only did the team cut former fifth-round draft pick Chris Carter on Saturday, they also waived undrafted free agent Howard Jones,…

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Instant Analysis Of The Steelers Saturday Roster Cuts

The Pittsburgh Steelers trimmed their 2014 roster down to 53 players Saturday afternoon and here is some instant analysis of the 22 players that were let go. Former Draft Picks: Chris Carter – The light never fully came on for the Steelers former fifth-round draft pick and his special teams…