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Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy (2) beats North Carolina State defensive end Mike Rose (90) during the second half at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Boston College won, 30-14. (Ethan Hyman/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT)

Tyler Murphy The Ideal Practice Squad Candidate

He’s been a quarterback. A receiver. A gunner. A jammer. Maybe he fights crime at night? Tyler Murphy has done it all in training camp. And it’s why he deserves a spot, somewhere, on this team. The official site can list him wherever they want. It doesn’t matter. Murphy will…


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Is This Landry Jones’ Final Season?

For seemingly their entire history, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been dead-set on keeping three quarterbacks. While that used to be practically a given, the NFL has seen a shift in philosophy as more teams each season keep only two on their 53 man roster. In 2011, 13 teams carried only…



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Steelers Have Talent On Deck To Withstand Bell’s Suspension

As running back Le’Veon Bell awaits decision on his appeal regarding the three-game suspension, the NFL schedule was released Tuesday and it certainly didn’t do the Pittsburgh Steelers any favors. Now we all know team’s records last year don’t mean much, as every year there’s a few teams who seem to rise…


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Extending Big Ben Should Be Steelers Top Offseason Priority 

What exactly makes a franchise quarterback? If there are 32 NFL franchises, does that mean there exists 32 legitimate franchise quarterbacks? If you include such names as Tampa Bay’s Josh McCown or the Houston Texans’ musical chairs grouping of Ryan Fitzpatrick/Ryan Mallett/Tom Savage, the answer is a definitive no. “If…


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Andy Dalton’s Contract Means Nothing To Ben Roethlisberger

If you’re worried about what the contract signed Monday by Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton might mean for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, you need not be worried at all. Why do I say that? Because much like the contract that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick recently signed, Roethlisberger…


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Colin Kaepernick Contract Extension Full Of Fluff

Details of the six-year contract extension signed on Wednesday by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick have now emerged and I thought I would pass them along being as so many people are concerned about how it might affect contract negotiations with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. For starters, several…



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Steelers Among The Best In Preventing Unblocked Pressure

The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line did not get off to a good start last season. They struggled in both run blocking and pass protection, resulting in poor yards per carry totals for the backs and far too many sacks for Ben Roethlisberger. Losing All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey eight snaps into…


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Broncos Versus Seahawks In Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl XLVIII is now set as the Denver Broncos will play the Seattle Seahawks two weeks from today in New Jersey. The Broncos handled the New England Patriots 26-16 in the early AFC Championship game as quarterback Peyton Manning threw for 400 yards and two touchdowns. The Broncos also…


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NFC Championship Preview – 49ers Versus Seahawks

Below is the official NFL media release for the NFC Championship game: SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (14-4) at SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (14-3) (Sunday, FOX, 6:30 PM ET) For the third time this season, the 49ers and Seahawks will meet. The teams split the regular-season series with each club winning at home. “I…