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Missing Pieces 2016: CB Cortez Allen

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into training camp a bit under a month from now, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players…



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Report: Steelers Had Third-Most Amount Of Players On IR In 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers overcame quite a bit of adversity during the 2015 season and that included them losing several key players to injuries. According to a Thursday report by Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, the Steelers 2015 season included them placing 25 players on injured reserve and only the New York…


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Missing Pieces 2016: CB Antwon Blake

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into training camp a bit under a month from now, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players…


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PFF Ranks Steelers’ Cornerback Group 24th In NFL

One of the worst-kept secrets in western Pennsylvania is that few people think very highly of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary, with the cornerback position under particular scrutiny in recent years. While not from the outside pressure itself, the front office has clearly been motivated to address the position in recent…


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Bengals TE Tyler Eifert’s Hope To Avoid Surgery Backfires

While the Pittsburgh Steelers were well aware of the injury situation surrounding their new tight end, with Ladarius Green undergoing ankle surgery early in the offseason well before he signed a free agent contract, the Cincinnati Bengals were clearly not as familiar with the nature or extent of the injury…


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Steelers Weighing Future Cap In Offseason Moves

I wrote an article yesterday about Pittsburgh Steelers veteran inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons and his contract status, in the final year of a six-year contract as he enters his age-30 season. While his base salary is south of $9 million for the season, his cap hit has ballooned to over…



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The Optimist’s Take: Let Artie Be Artie

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


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The Pessimist’s Take: Small School, Big Impact

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…




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Recent Cap Relief Not Enough To Make It Into Regular Season

Although the release of Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen hardly came as a surprise, the timing and manner of release did surprise some, including myself. In particular, I was surprised to see that he was not released with a post-June designation for a very simple reason, that being the fact that…


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NFLPA Update Reveals Cortez Allen Was Not A Post June 1st Release

The NFLPA updated their team salary cap reports Tuesday morning and they now show the Pittsburgh Steelers as having $3,574,520 in available salary cap space and 76 players under contract. That $1,175,000 increase in cap space tells us that cornerback Cortez Allen was released on Friday without the post June 1 designation….


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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Cutting CB Cortez Allen, Brugler Mock Draft, Player Profiles & More

Season 6, Episode 102 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Monday show, Alex Kozora sits in again for co-host David Todd and we immediately begin talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers decision to part ways with cornerback Cortez Allen on Friday. Alex and I not only discuss the timing of Allen’s Friday releases but other…