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Keith Butler Nearly Empties The Bench In Steelers DC Debut

When the Pittsburgh Steelers defense first took the field to start the 2015 regular season, there were still many questions being asked, not about how the unit would perform, but simply how it would look, and the manner in which it would be run regarding scheme and personality. New defensive…


Steelers vs. Patriots: 5 Players To Watch In Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season gets underway in about three hours from now and it certainly will be a tough chore beating the New England Patriots on the road. If they are able to accomplish that feat, however, I think the five players I have listed below might all play…


Rumors Of Lineup Changes In Secondary To Be Determined Tonight

When the Pittsburgh Steelers defense takes the field tonight, we are still not entirely certain just what we will be seeing. This is not in reference to the variety of new looks the defense will be presenting under new defensive coordinator Keith Butler, who has installed a number of notable…


New England Patriots Offensive Scouting Report

Week One is finally back. The anticipation is building for tomorrow’s game against the New England Patriots and like last year, we’ll attempt to break down the weekly opponent the best we can. This year, Jon Ledyard and myself will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths…

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2016 Picture At Cornerback Grows More Uncertain With Two Under Contract

With the Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to waive rookie cornerback Doran Grant yesterday, it would be a service to take a look at where the position stands now—or rather, where it will stand heading into the 2016 season. The team’s most widely projected 53-man roster featured six cornerbacks making the list,…


Steelers Release of Doran Grant Has Troubling Layers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Doran Grant in the fourth round just 129 days ago, you would think that the team had a compelling reason to believe that the Ohio State stud could become at least a top four corner in Pittsburgh in a few years. You would think that…


Steelers Initial 53 Man Roster

With a flurry of roster moves, it can be difficult to keep up with the Pittsburgh Steelers roster. We’ll present it, without commentary, below. Just a reminder Maurkice Pouncey still has to be moved to the injured reserve/designated to return list, opening up a roster spot for another offensive lineman…

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Steelers Woes Of Evaluating Secondary Continues

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released a rookie defensive back. Stop me if you’ve heard that one before. In an all too familiar pattern, rookie cornerback Doran Grant and safety Gerod Holliman join a long list of recent defensive backs drafted only to fail to make the initial Week One roster….


2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Final Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 preseason is now wrapped up and that means the team must trim their roster down to 53 players by Saturday evening. While several cuts are easy to make, there are still several spots that are definitely tough to figure out. Below is my final prediction for…


Steelers Roster Layout Vs Panthers

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster is down to 75. With the final preseason game against the Carolina Panthers, the majority of starters will not play. This creates a unique challenge to the preseason, forcing each team to play with a regular season roster. We’ll go through the roster, figure out who…

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Ledyard 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Bills Game

Just one opportunity remains for the Pittsburgh Steelers bubble players to prove themselves worthy of a 53-man roster spot, an opportunity that will come tomorrow night when Pittsburgh hosts the Carolina Panthers in their final preseason game. None of the players I predicted to make the 53-man squad were cut…


Kozora 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Bills Game

For the final time of the preseason, my Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 roster predictions. This roster works under the assumption with Martavis Bryant on the suspended list and Maurkice Pouncey on the IR/To Return list. Read ’em and weep. Offense (23) Quarterback (3): Ben Roethlisberger, Michael Vick, Landry Jones Analysis (No Change): No…


2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Fourth Preseason Game

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have four preseason games behind them and the first round of cuts have been made, it’s time for another 53 man roster prediction. Due to more injuries, my latest roster prediction includes several changes and the same goes for my projected practice squad. Feel free to chime in…