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12 Steelers Players To Watch Closely In The Preseason Finale

The Pittsburgh Steelers will close out their 2014 preseason schedule Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers at Heinz Field and below are several players worth keeping a close eye on in this game. Darrius Heyward-Bey – After the praise that Heyward-Bey received from head coach Mike Tomlin during his Tuesday press conference, I expect that […]

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Bryan: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Third Preseason Game Edition

With the Pittsburgh Steelers now having just one more preseason game left to play, it’s now time for the latest installment of my 53 man roster prediction. If you would like to see my previous version, it is right here. In the comments below, tell me the selections you disagree with and which player makes […]

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Instant Analysis Of Steelers First Nine Roster Cuts

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived nine players Tuesday and here is a look at each of them. Vic So’oto – So’oto likely needed an injury to make the final 53 man roster this year. While he could have easily been kept around another week, his release appears to be a courtesy one in order to give […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day Fourteen – Wednesday

By Alex Kozora Practice notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first of two joint practices with the Buffalo Bills. – Before we get into anything, oh man, what a whirlwind of a day. Intense practice and it was virtually non-stop for about two hours. It’s why I didn’t tweet as much as usual, especially once the […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day Thirteen – Tuesday

By Alex Kozora My observations from another day at St. Vincent College. The 13th practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers. – Dri Archer and Brad Wing were the first players to walk down the stairs, at 2:35. Guess they made up after they didn’t come down together yesterday. Such an odd pairing. Like the sea anemone […]

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Dangerfield Can Make His Move This Week Against Former Team

If safety Jordan Dangerfield is going to make the Pittsburgh Steelers final 53 man roster this year out of training camp, he’s going to have earn the respect of special teams coach Danny Smith. Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants, you can tell that he’s getting every opportunity to do […]

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Mike Tomlin Expects Roster Bubble Players To Make Their Move This Week

With three preseason games still left to be played before the Pittsburgh Steelers final 53 man roster is set, there are still plenty of battles that have yet to be decided. Head coach Mike Tomlin knows this better than anyone and after Monday’s practice he made sure to note that players still have time on […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day Twelve – Monday

By Alex Kozora Practice notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers first day back at training camp following Saturday’s game. – Cody Wallace, Kelvin Beachum, and Chris Hubbard were the first players onto the field at 2:37 today. – Dri Archer and Brad Wing did not walk onto the field together. I hope they didn’t have a […]

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Steelers Vs. Giants Game Rewind – Second Half

By Alex Kozora Game breakdown and analysis from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 20-16 loss against the New York Giants. Gobs of info to get to so let’s not waste any more time. Second Half – Martavis Bryant and Derek Moye open up the second half as the starting receivers. Paulson and Eric Waters – not Rob […]

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Steelers Rookie LB Jordan Zumwalt Needs Special Playing Time

Thanks to a groin injury suffered early on in training camp, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jordan Zumwalt missed valuable practice time. To his credit, however, the Steelers first of two sixth-round draft picks back in May managed to overcome the injury in enough time to receive valuable playing time on defense during the team’s preseason […]

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Steelers Vs. Giants: What To Watch For With The Rookie Class

By Alex Kozora The Pittsburgh Steelers’ first preseason game is just hours away. The storylines are too numerous to list in just one article to pay attention to but obviously, this is the first chance for the Steelers’ rookie class to compete in a stadium. A look of what I hope to see out of […]

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Daniel McCullers Can Help His Cause By Raising His Hand

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie nose tackle Daniel McCullers may appear to be ahead of schedule in comparison to what could be reasonably projected early on, based on his draft position and his college tape, which does wonders to explain why he fell to the sixth round in May despite his eye-catching measurements. But to say that […]

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Back Healthy, Steelers Rookie LB Jordan Zumwalt Looking To Earn Respect

Thanks to a groin injury suffered early on in training camp, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jordan Zumwalt has missed valuable practice time. Now that he’s finally overcome that injury and gotten himself back on the practice field again, he knows that he needs to show the coaching staff a lot between now and the final […]

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Brad Wing Shows Power, But Finesse To Be Tested

The Pittsburgh Steelers are nearly ready to head out to East Rutherford, New Jersey for their first preseason game against the New York Giants, and their final free agent signee, punter Adam Podlesh, remains away with his “very pregnant” wife. If he stays away much longer, it may not do much good for him to […]

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Sean Spence Caps Off Physical Week With A Taste Of What Could Have Been

Even after Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Sean Spence passed his first contact test last week, demonstrating that his reconstructed knee and regenerated nerves could withstand the human onslaught that is football, the cynical question of whether or not he could sustain that level of violence remained in the minds of many outside observers. But the third-year […]

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Can Undrafted DB Be A Danger To The Rest Of The Safety Field?

Perhaps former undrafted free agent safety Jordan Dangerfield is beginning to earn enough respect for us all to refrain from the obvious puns. He may have a steep uphill climb ahead of himself in his goal to make the 53-man roster after just missing the cut a year ago with the Buffalo Bills, but at […]

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Steelers Continue To Wing It With One Punter During Training Camp

With veteran punter Adam Podlesh still away from training camp as he awaits the birth of his child, the Pittsburgh Steelers continue to wing it at Latrobe with just one punter. Brad Wing, who was signed to the offseason roster way back in January, remains the Steelers lone punter in training camp until Podlesh returns. […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day Six – Friday

By Alex Kozora We’ll take you through day six of Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp. What an absolutely wonderful day. Maybe my favorite so far. Under the lights in Latrobe. There’s not many things better than that. We’ll get into some of the positional work, give you a breakdown of the backs on ‘backers, the OL/DL […]

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Making The Club In The Tub Will Be Tough For Steelers Rookies Zumwalt, Blanchflower

It’s hard for any player to make the club if he’s always in tub. It’s especially hard if those players are rookie late round draft picks. Such is the case this year during the first full week of training camp practices as two Pittsburgh Steelers draft picks have already found themselves observing practices from afar. […]

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Former Redskins FB Mike Sellers Looking To Add Something Special To Steelers Training Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers hope to improve their play on special teams in 2014 and in order to try to accomplish that, second-year coach Danny Smith has a familiar face helping him out during training camp this summer. Former Washington Redskins fullback Mike Sellers is spending training camp at Latrobe with the Steelers as a special […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day Four – Wednesday

By Alex Kozora My observations from Day Four of Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp at St. Vincent College. I’ll save the play-by-play of the 11 on 11 for last. That makes some of the notes a little bit out of order but it doesn’t make that much of a difference. – Some injury notes that you […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day Two – Sunday

By Alex Kozora Practice notes from a rain-shortened day two of Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp. Before I begin, some good news. A friend from out of town was gracious enough to give me a ride to camp tomorrow so I will be there.  So you’ll have to thank him for making tomorrow’s notes, the first […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day One – Saturday

By Alex Kozora My practice notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers first training camp practice of 2014. Lot to take in and I clearly don’t have all the answers yet – not that anyone does anyway – but my observations from day one. – Ryan Shazier was the second player on the field, roughly a half […]

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Season Of Change – Slash To The Future

After two straight seasons of equivalent wins and losses, it’s certainly no surprise that the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been busier and more active than usual in their efforts to reshape a middling roster into a true competitor. The past few months could be fairly described as a season of change amid […]

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Steelers 2014 Pre Training Camp Roster Polls: Will TE David Paulson Make The Final 53?

The Pittsburgh Steelers won’t begin training camp for a little less than two more weeks, so I thought we would spend these last several days talking about a few players that many believe will have a decent shot at making the final 53 man roster. Basically, these are players that we can’t quite consider locks, but do […]

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Steelers 2014 Pre Training Camp Roster Polls: Will LB Terence Garvin Make The Final 53?

The Pittsburgh Steelers won’t begin training camp for a few more weeks, so I thought we would spend this week talking about a few players that many believe will have a decent shot at making the final 53 man roster. Basically, these are players that we cant quite consider locks, but do consider as being […]

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