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Steelers’ Bold Play Sends A Message To Worilds: ‘We Want You’

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to utilize the oft-forgotten transition tag on former free-agent-to-be outside linebacker Jason Worilds was a bold move that I believe is a demonstration that the team has the ability to afford to keep him under reasonable circumstances. The team has already begun the process of renegotiating, restructuring, and terminating contracts in […]

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Packers LBs Coach Kevin Greene Has Decided To Step Away From Coaching

Green Bay Packers linebackers coach and former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Kevin Greene has decided to step down from his position in order to spend more time with his family, according to the teams official website. “I am stepping away from the NFL at this time in order to spend more time with my wife, Tara, […]

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Post-Season Analysis Of The 2013 Steelers Draft Picks

By Jeremy Hritz The season is over, and it’s time to reflect on the performance of individual Steelers and their contributions to the team in 2013. Below is an analysis of the performance of the 2013 Steelers draft picks, in addition to a forecast of what type of contribution they can make in their second […]

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Matt Spaeth Rewarded With A Pass For His Blocking

By Matthew Marczi Pro Football Focus has not been very charitable in their grading of Matt Spaeth since he made his season debut three games ago. He didn’t see significant time in his first game back, but that has changed over the last two weeks. Based on their grading, this decision to give him so […]

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Inside The Tape: Break Down Of Steelers Versus Packers

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers victory over the Green Bay Packers. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Half – Kickoff coverage to start the game. L-R. Cortez Allen, Robert Golden, Shamarko Thomas, Chris Carter, Stevenson Sylvester, Shaun Suisham, Antwon Blake, Terence Garvin, Will Allen, Will Johnson, and Markus Wheaton. – […]

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Steelers Versus Packers – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi The opening kickoff set the tone for what would be another rough day for the kickoff coverage unit—the second week in a row. The unit nearly lost the Steelers the game at the end. That was surprisingly only Lawrence Timmons’s second sack of the season. He normally has around a half-dozen by […]

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Steelers Versus Packers Sack Breakdown

By Alex Kozora Breakdown of the Pittsburgh Steelers sack allowed in their victory over the Green Bay Packers Sunday. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE 1. 3rd and 9, 5:35 2nd. Shotgun, 11. Five blocking vs a four man rush. Just a breakdown on the left side. It’s difficult to pinpoint. Kelvin Beachum is watching […]

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Steelers Versus Packers: Seven Things To Watch For In Week 16

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Green Bay Packers Sunday afternoon at Lambeau Field and below are seven things to watch for in the game. Kelvin Molding Clay – Steelers left tackle Kelvin Beachum will square off against Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews this afternoon and a solid performance by the young tackle could […]

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Kelvin Beachum Can Make A Huge Statement Sunday Against The Packers

When Kelvin Beachum took over the Pittsburgh Steelers starting left tackle job from Mike Adams following the loss in London to the Minnesota Vikings, I had my doubts as to whether or not he would be able to handle the position. Now, with two games remaining in the regular season, Beachum has a chance to […]

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Steelers Outside Linebackers Rush The Passer Considerably Less Often Than The Average

By Matthew Marczi Last week, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley made the point that, while his being healthy and finally being able to really push off on his oft-injured ankle is key to improving his numbers in 2013, what will also help him get to the quarterback more is simply more opportunities to get […]

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Former Steelers Linebacker James Harrison\’s Game Tough To Replicate

By Matthew Marczi Although former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison is now playing for the division rival Cincinnati Bengals, I think it is still safe to say that, for most fans, Harrison is and will always be a Steeler, having left an indelible mark on the organization and its history. Adding to the love […]

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Packers Need To Offer NT Steve McLendon $2 Million Plus To Make It Tough For Steelers To Match

It was reported Wednesday evening that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent nose tackle Steve McLendon visited with the Green Bay Packers. While no offer sheet has been signed as of yet, the obvious question being asked, is how much could the Steelers afford to match. The Steelers currently have $742,760.00 in cap space at their […]

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Steelers Rank Fifth In Jersey Sales In 2012, Troy Polamalu Out Of Top 15

According to recent sales figures from NFLShop.com, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had the top selling jersey last year, while the San Francisco 49ers had the highest teams sales. In fact, Griffin’s jersey sales set an all-time record. As far as the Pittsburgh Steelers go, they finished fifth in team sales and safety Troy […]

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Cleveland Or Bust For James Harrison? Where Will The Former Steelers Linebacker Land?

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison understands that the game of football is a business. On Saturday he was released after nine seasons in the Steel City and he is ready to get on with his career. Harrison was a guest on NFL Network following his release and stated that he thinks he has three […]

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Steelers Defense: No Escaping Age, Injuries, & Lack of Talent

By Jeremy Hritz Five games are in the history books in this young but aging NFL season, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are not just battered and demoralized, they are a very real 2-3, a sign that does not bode well to the Steelers this season. Following last season’s Wild Card loss to the Denver Broncos, […]

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Analyzing The 24th Picks Of The Past Decade In The NFL Draft

By Cian Fahey While it may have absolutely no bearing on this year\’s draft class, or reflect the Steelers\’ ability to evaluate and draft talent, it is always interesting to try to gauge the quality of this year\’s draft by comparing it to previous ones. The Pittsburgh Steelers are picking 24th in this year\’s draft, […]

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Breaking Down The NFL Fine Deals & Best Bang For Your Buck – Goodell Math

It is Friday so I wanted to take time out to breakdown the math of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as it relates to fines so everyone is on the same page as to what cost what and where the best bargains are going forward. To make it easy on everyone, I will use pictures and […]

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6 Steelers Players In Top 20 Of Top Selling NFL Jerseys

It did not take Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to recover as a fan favorite as he is ranked 5th overall in jersey sales according to new data released by NFLShop.com from the period running from April 1-Aug. 30. Troy Polamalu is the top rated Steelers player in jersey sales as he finished 3rd overall behind […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday June 9th – Cowboy Hines Ward Edition

Hines Ward was a presenter last night at the 2011 CMT Music Awards and wore his black cowboy hat and big belt buckle as he presented an award with Packers linebacker Clay Matthews. You can catch a quick glimpse of Hines at the 1:09 mark in the video recap below. A motion was filed on […]

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Hines Ward To Appear On CMT Music Awards

Fresh off his win on Dancing with the Stars, Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward is scheduled to make an appearance during the 2011 CMT Music Awards that will air live from Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville on June 8th at 8 p.m. ET on CMT and CMT.com. Ward is not the only NFL player scheduled […]

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7 Keys To The Steelers Beating The Packers – Super Bowl XLV Prediction

Here we are and here we go. One more win and the Steelers capture their 7th championship, but to do so they must get past another storied and classy franchise in the Green Bay Packers. The Packers deserve to be in this game and have made the run as the 6th seed much like the […]

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Steelers & Packers Media Availabilities For Monday January 31st

PITTSBURGH STEELERS MEDIA AVAILABILITY MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011 Location:  Omni Fort Worth 1:30 PM CT Head coach MIKE TOMLIN press conference Texas E and F Ballroom 1:50 PM CT PLAYER AVAILABILITY (following Coach Tomlin) Texas E and F Ballroom The following players will be available to the media simultaneously: T FLOZELL ADAMS LB JAMES FARRIOR […]

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